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Genealogy in Down.
This Down genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in County Down, offering a genealogy chatroom, Down genealogy links and a Down genealogy message forum
Latest Activity: Apr 15
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Searching for the families of Samuel Dickson (b.1759 Kilmore Parish, Co. Down, Ireland) and his wife Nancy Ellison (b.1764 Kilmore Parish, Co. Down, Ireland). They emigrated to Lanark Co, Ontario, Canada after 1811 with 4 sons and 2 daughters. Any…Continue
my g,g,g grandfather B1778 in Drumreagh, Down, looking for his marriage certificate have had no luck.Also does anybody know about the William of Orange -Battle of the Boyne, paymasters book with the names of William's men who fought with him. It was…Continue
One of my ancestors is Samuel Bowman, son of Robert Bowman and unknown. Samuel was born in County Down around 1760 and about 1770 the family emigrated to Albany, N.Y. Because they went directly to Albany when they arrived, I suspect they already had…Continue
I am looking for parents & siblings for Mark Treanor (b1819) & his wife Alice Feran. I have transcriptions of baptizms for 4 of the children:Church Baptism Treanor John 1844 Co. Down Church Baptism Treanor Elizabeth 1846 Co. Down Church…Continue
Looking for information on John Gallaher he had seven children and wife was named Peggy or Margaret He was born about 1715 and children names are Jane, Margaret, James, John, William, Mary, Ellen. Thanks for any help you can give me William Murton…Continue
My 2 gt. grandfather, Valentine Livingston b. 1827 in Ballydugan, Tullyish, Down, Ire., possible son of Martha Winchester/William Livingston(Livingstone) came to America in abt. 1845-1846. Married Sarah Lawrence, daughter of Alfred Ross Lawrence in…Continue
Despite a trip to County Down to do original research, it was the Ulster Historical Society database that finally gave me the records I needed -- and I got them sitting in my own home office! I found my 3x great grandfather Valentine Swail marrying…Continue
My Mothers Ancestors (one line) came from Hillsborough Down Ireland the name was DRAKE and JOHNSON then DRAKE and MARTIN came to Australia and settled in Victoria and a brother a DRAKE who married a JOHNSON went to USA and settled in Ohio I have…Continue
My mother's maiden was Roney. She says the family tradition is that the Roneys were from County Down. Also she says there was a set of brothers that first came and they were named Rooney but they had a fallinf out and one droped on "O" from his name…Continue