Down Genealogy

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

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Members: 16
Latest Activity: Feb 17

Welcome to the Down Genealogy Group


Down Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum


Started by JBaltz Feb 17. 0 Replies

My great great grandmother was Elizabeth Shillady. She was born in County Down about 1821 and emigrated to Pennsylvania about 1848. In the 1850 US Census she is listed as the wife of my great great grandfather, John M. Baltz. There is also a 10 year…Continue

Dickson & Ellison

Started by MissCheryl Apr 15, 2013. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Ellison, Dickson


Started by Tracey. Last reply by Glenmor Apr 2, 2013. 4 Replies

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

Tags: Munce

John Gallaher

Started by Bill Murton. Last reply by Bleggy May 20, 2012. 1 Reply

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

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Ballydugan, Tullyish, County Down and the Livingston and Winchester Families

Started by Brownie May 5, 2012. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Lawrence, Livingston

Swail, Stockdale & Coulter

Started by Glenmor Apr 22, 2012. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Coulter, Stockdale, Swail

Roney and Sturgeon

Started by Robert E. Sturgeon Dec 13, 2009. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Sturgeon, Roney

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