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McElrea,  William James

McElrea, William James

Male 1866 - Aft 1914  (> 48 years)

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  • Name McElrea, William James  
    Born 27 Jan 1866  Dunmullan, Cappagh Parish, County Tyrone Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Apr 1914 
    • On 7 April, 1914, his nephew, Robert John McElrea arrived in New York on the ship Cameronia. He gave his uncle's name as a contact in his home town, so William was probably still alive at that time.
    Person ID I178  McElrea
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2011 

    Father McElrea, Robert,   b. Abt 1825, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Abt 1900, Cappagh Church of Ireland Parish Graveyard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Forsythe, Margaret,   b. Abt 1841, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 31 Mar 1901  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1865  Scots' Church, Gortin, Lower Badoney, County Tyrone Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • "...according to the form and discipline of the Presbyterian Church."
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Watson, Eliza,   b. 4 Feb 1873 
    Married 28 Jul 1910  Gortin Presbyterian Church, Lower Badoney, County Tyrone Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The marriage was performed by Adam Whyte and witnessed by John J. Baxter and Matilda M. Steele (?)
    Children 
    +1. McElrea, Margaret,   b. Abt 1911,   d. 07 May 1998, Omagh, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] VR Bir Ire Co Tyro, FHL #__________, Vol. 2, page 336.

    2. [S28] VR Mar Ire Reg, Gortin Registration District, #181.

    3. [S489] VR Mar IRE Gortin Pres Church-Badoney L, Register 1., page 36, entry 72.
      Wife full age

    4. [S145] VR Omagh Dist Marr, Civil Records (Reliability: 2).
      McElrea, James
      Lizzie Watson
      28 Jul 1910
      both of full age
      Register 1, page 73, entry 146
      Gortin Presbyterian Church, Parish of Lower Badoney