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Wray / Ray / Rea Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1815-68
Personal announcements extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


April 25 1815

STRAYED from Lifford on Friday evening, the 21st of April inst. and was seen in the streets of Strabane, at 11 o’clock that night.

A LIGHT BAY MARE, rising 4 years old, cut in the Tail, black Feet, tail, and Mane, .....with Star in forehead......... figure, tight. It is requested, if met with, to send her, or note, to MR. JOHN WRAY, Innkeeper, Strabane. All expenses, trouble, and handsome reward will be given by the Subscriber, MANUS CRAMSEY

November 11 1823

Married on Thursday last, MR. GABRIEL McINTOSH, to MARGARET, daughter of MR JOHN WRAY, of this town

March 12 1833

On Thursday last, the REV. SAMUEL WRAY was ordained Minister of the First Presbyterian Congregation of Donagheady, vacant by the decease of the late REV. MR. McCREA


August 27 1842

Married on the 20th inst., by the Rev. Matthew Clarke, Ardstraw, MR. JAMES H. ALLEN, Carnkenny, to MARY, youngest daughter of the late MATTHEW RAE, innkeeper, Ardstraw

March 21 1846

Birth: On the 17th ult., at Brookview, Donagheady, the lady of the REV. S.T. WRAY, of a daughter

June 16 1854

Married on the 9th inst., at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Robert Ellis, Lieutenant Weir Johnston, 31st Regiment L.I. Madras Army, to MARGARET JANE ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of HENRY W. WRAY, ESQ., Lisnamallard House, Omagh, County Inspector of Constabulary

March 13 1857

Married on the 6th inst., at Cappagh Church, county Tyrone, by the Rev. James Byrne, F.T.C.D., CAPTAIN I.K. HUMFREY, eldest son of COLONEL HUMFREY, of Cavanacor, Strabane, to BESSIE, second daughter of HENRY WILLIAM WRAY, ESQ., of Lisnamallard, Omagh, and granddaughter to the late HENRY WRAY, ESQ., of Castle Wray, county of Donegal

August 24 1860

Died May 23, at Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, aged 27 years, MR. THOMAS WRAY, Hargreaves Street, of the firm of Wray Brothers and Company, Barker Street, formerly of Messrs McArthur and Company, Londonderry, and brother to MR. JOHN WRAY, Ardstraw, county Tyrone, Ireland

September 25 1863

Died September 16, at his residence, Brookview, the REV. SAMUEL TAYLOR WRAY, Presbyterian minister of First Donagheady, in the 60th year of his age and 31st of his ministry

April 11 1865

Died March 23, at Wexford, HENRY WILLIAM WRAY, ESQ., county Inspector of Wexford Constabulary, formerly of county Tyrone

November 17 1865

Married November 9, by the Rev. F.J. Porter, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, MR. J. WILEY WRAY, eldest son of the late REV. SAMUEL WRAY, Donagheady, to FANNY, third daughter of MR. JOSEPH STEVENSON, Moyagh

September 15 1868

Died at Brookview, R. McCLINTOCK WRAY, son of the late REV. S.T. WRAY, Donagheady. The deceased was a Scholar of Queen's College, Belfast