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McElhinney Notes, Co Donegal

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Births

 

28-Jul-63

July 17, at Killcar, near Malin, the wife of MR. JOHN MCELHINEY, of a daughter

  

Deaths

 

03-Nov-38

At Milford, on the 29th ult., MR. JAMES MCELHINEY, in the 41st year of his age, by this melancholy event, a sorrowing wife and numerous family have been bereaved of an affectionate husband and kind parent

 

31-May-45

In Creeslough, on the 28th inst., Mary, relict of the late MR. ANDREW MCELHINNY, of said Place

 

05-Jan-64

On the 29th December, at Ballyougry, MR. JOHN MCELHENNEY, aged 79 years

 

28-Nov-65

November 23, at his residence, Castletown, MR. SAMUEL MCELHINNEY, aged 78 years

 

04-Dec-66

November 30, at his father's residence, Bohillion, Burt, after a protracted illness, MR. SAMUEL MCELHINNEY, compositor, aged 25 years

 

17-Jan-68

On the 15th January 15, at Dernakelly, MR. JAMES MCELHINNEY, aged 87 years

 

Marriages

18-May-39

On Thursday the 9th inst., by the Rev. James Crawford, SAMUEL MCELHINNY, Bohilion, to MARGERY, daughter of the late WILLIAM FULTON, Market Street, of this City [Londonderry]

 

29-Feb-40

Tuesday the 23rd inst., at Ballymore Church, by the Rev. T. Spencer, MR. JOHN WILKINSON, of Port, near Dunfanaghy, to BESSY MARY, third daughter of the late Mr. ANDREW MCELHINNY, of Creeslough

 

15-Jan-42

On the 4th inst., by the Rev. David Reid, Presbyterian Minister of Dunfanaghy, MR. J. MCELHENNY, son of MR. DAVID MCELHENNY, OF Clune, to MARTHA, second daughter of MR. JOHN DIVER, of Cashelmore Bath, near Crieslough, county Donegal

 

14-Jan-43

On the 5th inst., by the Rev. Matthew Wilson, MARY, only daughter of MR. ANDREW PATTERSON, Race End, to MR WILLIAM MCELHINNY, Aughalatty, Rossgull

 

11-Dec-47

On the 30th ult., by the Rev. Robert Gray, MR. SAMUEL MCELHINNEY, of Bohillen, Burt, to MISS SMITH, of Altnagelvin [Co Londonderry]

 

25-Dec-57

On the 17th inst., in the First Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, MR. THOMAS ARMOUR, to MISS ELIZABETH MCILHENNY, both of Loughnagin, near Letterkenny

 

08-Mar-61

February 28, in the First Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, MR. JAMES MCELHINNEY, to MISS JANE MCELHINNEY, both of Loughnagin, near Letterkenny

 

05-Jul-61

June 27, in the Chapel of Ease, Londonderry, by the Rev. Francis Smith, MR. ISAAC E. COLLINS, Enniskillen Railway, TO Eliza, daughter of MR. JAMES MCELHINNEY, Ballougry, Donegal

 

26-Aug-64

August 21, in the Wesleyan Church, Donegal, by the Rev. Edward Johnston, MR. ROBERT MCELHENEY, Lacken, to MARGARET, youngest daughter of MR. THOMAS FARRELL, Driminardagh

 

24-Jan-65

On the 17th January, at Leiter Church, by the Rev. N.P. Rogers, MR. CHARLES MCELHINNEY, to REBECCA, second daughter of MR. MOSES CULBERT, OF Ballyscanlan

 

25-Jul-65

July 19, in the 1st Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, CHARLES MCELHINNY, ESQ., Glasgow, to LIZZIE, eldest daughter of MR. JAMES STEWART, Glencar, near Letterkenny

 

05-Jun-66

May 31, in the First Presbyterian Church, Letterkenny, by the Rev. John Kinnear, MR. JOHN CRAIG, of Ramelton, to MARY JANE, second daughter of Mr. ALEXANDER MCILHENNY, of Roughpark, near Letterkenny

 

20-Sep-67

September 19, in the Presbyterian Church, Ballyarnett, by the Rev. Robert McCreery, MR. JOHN MCELHINNEY, of Derryvain, to MISS ANNE MILLAR, of Knowhead

 

21-Jul-68

On the 16th July, at Mevagh Church, Carrigart, county Donegal, by Rev. William Allman, MR. JOHN NESBITT, to KATE HESSEY, THE third daughter of MR. A. MCELHINNEY, of Springford House, near Carrigart

 

Land Records

 

 
Griffith Valuation 
 
 
Tithe Survey 
           
Householders Recorded Civil Parish (Barony *) Poor Law Union Year of Valuation Present In Parish Year of Survey
4 AGHANUNSHIN LETTERKENNY 1857 1 1834
5 ALL SAINTS LETTERKENNY & DERRY 1857 0 0
2 BURT LONDONDERRY 1858 0 1837
2 CLONCA INISHOWEN 1857 1 1828
4 CLONDAHORKY DUNFANAGHY 1857 1 1834
39 CLONMANY INISHOWEN 1857 0 1828
5 CONVOY STRANORLAR 1857 0 0
4 CONWAL (KILMACRENAN) LETTERKENNY & MILLFORD 1857 1 1834
1 CULDAFF INISHOWEN 1857 0 1829
18 DONAGH INISHOWEN 1857 1 1830
1 DONAGHMORE STRABANE & STRANORLAR 1857 1 1828
2 DONAGHMORE STRABANE & STRANORLAR 1857 0 1828
2 DRUMHOME DONEGAL & BALLYSHANNON 1857 0 0
1 FAHAN UPPER LONDONDERRY 1858 1 1829
2 GARTAN LETTERKENNY & DUNFANAGHY 1857 1 1833
3 INISHKEEL (BOYLAGH) GLENTIES 1857 1 1833
0 KILLEA DERRY 1857 1 1830
0 KILLYBEGS UPPER GLENTIES 1857 1 1834
1 KILTEEVOGE STRANORLAR 1857 1 1834
6 LECK LETTERKENNY 1857 0 1834
1 LETTERMACWARD GLENTIES 1857 1 1833
22 MEVAGH MILLFORD 1858 1 1828
4 MOVILLE UPPER INISHOWEN 1857 1 1828
2 MUFF DERRY & INISHOWEN 1858 1 1837
0 RAYMOGHY STRABANE , LETTERKENNY & DERRY 1857 1 1826
1 TULLYFERN MILLFORD 1858 1 1830
132 Total Householders Recorded
* The name of the barony is listed only in cases where the civil parish is located in more than one barony
 

 

 

Flaxgrowers List 1796

 

 

Surname

First Name

Parish

County

Looms

McElhenny

James

Glindavadock [Clondavaddog]

Donegal

1 wheel.

McElhenny

Patrick

Fahon [Lower Fahan]

Donegal

1 wheel.

McElhenny [McElhenney]

Robert

Conwall [Conwal]

Donegal

1 wheel.

 

 

Surname

First Name

Parish

County

Looms

McIlhenny [McElhinney]

Robert

Kiltuvagh [Kilteevoge]

Donegal

1 wheel.

 

 

Surname

First Name

Parish

County

Looms

McIlhinny

Francis

Rye

Donegal

4 wheels.

McIlhinny

James

Rye

Donegal

4 wheels.

McIlhinny

John

Rye

Donegal

4 wheels.

 

 

Surname

First Name

Parish

County

Looms

McIlhinney

James

Rye

Donegal

1 loom.

McIlhinney

John

Lifford

Donegal

1 wheel.

McIlhinney

Thomas

Lifford

Donegal

2 wheels.

McIlhinney

William

Glendermot

Londonderry

2 wheels.

 

 

Wills

 

(PRONI (Belfast))

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

John

 

Surname:

McIlhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

25/11/1868

 

Date Of Grant:

15/12/1870

 

Effects:

Effects under 200

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of John M'llhinney late of Tooban County Donegal Farmer deceased who died 25 November 1868 at Sea were granted at Londonderry to Jane M'llhinney of Tooban (Burnfoot) aforesaid the Widow of said deceased.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Samuel

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

23/11/1865

 

Date Of Grant:

16/12/1865

 

Effects:

Effects under 3,000

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Samuel M'Elhinney late of Castletown in the County of Donegal Farmer deceased who died 23 November 1865 at same place were granted at Londonderry to Mary Anne Anderson of Castletown (Fahan Derry) aforesaid (Wife of Reverend James Anderson) the Daughter and only next of kin of said deceased.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Elizabeth

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

14/05/1869

 

Date Of Grant:

11/09/1877

 

Effects:

Effects under 600

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Elizabeth M'Elhinney late of Castletown County Donegal Widow deceased who died 14 May 1869 at Inch were granted at Londonderry to Mary Anne Anderson (Wife of Reverend James Anderson) of Bohillon Burt in said County the Daughter of said deceased.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Margaret

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

13/08/1883

 

Date Of Grant:

20/10/1883

 

Effects:

Effects 45

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Margaret M'Elhinney late of Magherabeg County Donegal Spinster deceased who died 13 August 1883 at same place were granted at Londonderry to Anne Jane Wilson of Magherabeg aforesaid Wife of Robert Wilson the Sister.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Henry

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

21/12/1885

 

Date Of Grant:

25/03/1887

 

Effects:

Effects 293

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Henry M'Elhinney late of Carnamoyle County Donegal Retired Farmer who died 21 December 1885 at same place were granted at Londonderry to Samuel M'Elhinney of Carnamoyle Farmer the Son.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Hugh

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

07/05/1872

 

Date Of Grant:

06/01/1890

 

Effects:

Effects 48

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Hugh M'Elhinney late of Trainbane Carndonagh County Donegal Farmer who died 7 May 1872 at New Brunswick North America were granted at Londonderry to Hugh M'Elhinney of Trainbane Carndonagh Dealer the Son.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Charles

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

17/09/1886

 

Date Of Grant:

18/07/1891

 

Effects:

Effects 109 15s.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of Charles M'Elhinney late of Strahurley County Donegal Farmer who died 17 September 1886 at same place were granted at Londonderry to William M'Elhinney of Strahurley Commercial Traveller a Legatee.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

John

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

28/04/1885

 

Date Of Grant:

10/06/1891

 

Effects:

Effects 71

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

The Will of John M'Elhinney late of Ballinascadden County Donegal Farmer who died 28 April 1885 at same place was proved at Londonderry by Robert Gregg of Moneylaggin in said County Farmer the surviving Executor.

 

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Robert

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

23/11/1890

 

Date Of Grant:

16/03/1891

 

Effects:

Effects 270

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Robert M'Elhinney late of Rosbracken County Donegal Farmer who died 23 November 1890 at same place were granted at Londonderry to Anne M'Elhinney of Rosbracken the Widow.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

John

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

06/03/1894

 

Date Of Grant:

30/03/1894

 

Effects:

Effects 92

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of John M'Elhinney late of Crieve County Donegal Publican who died 6 March 1894 at same place were granted at Londonderry to Catherine M'Elhinney of Crieve the Widow.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Walter

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

02/11/1894

 

Date Of Grant:

21/11/1894

 

Effects:

Effects 435 2s. 6d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of Walter M'Elhinney late of Pound-street Carndonagh County Donegal Labourer who died 2 November 1894 at same place were granted at Londonderry to Ellen Shiels of Pound-street a Married Woman the Residuary Legatee.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

James

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

18/04/1884

 

Date Of Grant:

07/04/1898

 

Effects:

Effects 145

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration of the estate of James M'Elhinney late of Tulnaree County Donegal Farmer who died 18 April 1884 granted at Londonderry to James M'Elhinney of Strand-road Londonderry Merchant the Son

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

John

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

19/10/1900

 

Date Of Grant:

04/07/1901

 

Effects:

Effects 166 10s.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Probate of the Will of John M'Elhinney late of Killian County Donegal Farmer who died 19 October 1900 at 10 College-terrace Londonderry granted at Londonderry to Thomas M'Elhinney Engineer and William M'Elhinney Farmers.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Margaret

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

30/05/1903

 

Date Of Grant:

07/03/1905

 

Effects:

Effects 80

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Probate of the Will of Margaret M'Elhinney late of Ballinacor Killygordon County Donegal Widow who died 30 May 1903 granted at Londonderry to James Brogan Farmer.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Bridget

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

15/03/1904

 

Date Of Grant:

07/03/1905

 

Effects:

Effects 80

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration (with the Will) of the estate of Bridget M'Elhinney late of Ballinacor County Donegal Spinster who died 15 March 1904 granted at Londonderry to Rosanna M'E. M'Kelvey Married Woman.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

William

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

29/01/1908

 

Date Of Grant:

18/04/1910

 

Effects:

Effects 77 10s. 0d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration of the Estate of William McElihinney late of Cooly County Donegal Farmer who died 29 January 1908 granted at Londonderry to Bridget McElhinney the Widow.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Daniel

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

09/01/1907

 

Date Of Grant:

10/05/1911

 

Effects:

Effects 30 10s. 0d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration of the Estate of Daniel McElhinney late of Glack County Donegal Farmer who died 9 January 1907 granted at Londonderry to Daniel McElhinney Farmer.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Robert John

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

11/11/1914

 

Date Of Grant:

26/04/1915

 

Effects:

Effects 92 10s. 0d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration of the Estate of Robert John McElhinney late of Leatmore County Donegal Farmer who died 11 November 1914 granted at Londonderry to William McElhinney Farmer

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

William

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

01/04/1914

 

Date Of Grant:

05/01/1915

 

Effects:

Effects 430 11s. 2d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration (with the Will) of the Estate of William McElhinney late of Ruskey County Donegal Farmer who died 1 April 1914 granted at Londonderry to Mary O'Donnell Married Woman

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Hugh

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

29/08/1916

 

Date Of Grant:

10/11/1916

 

Effects:

Effects 56 18s. 4d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Administration (with the Will) of the Estate of Hugh McElhinney late of Trenbane near Carndonagh County Donegal Farmer who died 29 August 1916 granted at Londonderry to Margaret Canny Married Woman.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

William

 

Surname:

McElhinney

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

01/04/1914

 

Date Of Grant:

29/06/1916

 

Effects:

Effects 468 11s. 0d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Probate of the Will of William McElhinney late of Ruskey Convoy County Donegal Farmer who died 1 April 1914 granted at Londonderry to George Diver Farmer and Patrick Kelly J.P.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

Alexander

 

Surname:

McElhinny

 

Alt Surname:

 

 

 

Date Of Death:

02/04/1883

 

Date Of Grant:

21/07/1883

 

Effects:

Effects 393

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of Alexander M'Elhinny late of Lisnaneese County Donegal Farmer deceased who died 2 April 1883 at same place were granted at Londonderry to William Richard M'Elhinny of Lisnaneese aforesaid Farmer the Son and a Legatee.

  

Title:

 

 

Forename:

James

 

Surname:

McElhinny

 

Alt Surname:

M'Elhinney

 

 

Date Of Death:

01/06/1898

 

Date Of Grant:

23/07/1898

 

Effects:

Effects 506 14s. 11d.

 

Registry:

Londonderry

 

 

Full Abstract:

Probate of the Will of James M'Elhinny otherwise M'Elhinney late of Rockhill Dunfanaghy County Donegal Gentleman who died 1 June 1898 granted at Londonderry to Thomas A. Ingram of Figrt Land Agent and Andrew Wilkinson of Creeslough Farmer both said County

 

Emigration

 

IRISH PASSENGER LISTS 1847-1871 Brian Mitchell (Genealogical Publishing Co, Maryland, 1988)

 

1847 PORTLAND (Londonderry to St John)

McElhinny, Hugh, Carn

McElhinny, John, Carn

McElhenny, Margaret, Carn

McElhenny, Sicily, Carn

McElhenny, Susan, Carn

 

1847 COLLINGWOOD  (Londonderry to Quebec)

McIlhenny, John, Portlough

McIlhenny, Sarah, Portlough

 

1847 SUPERIOR (Londonderry to Philadelphia)

McEliney, James, Clonmany

 

1847 MARCHIONESS OF CLYDESDALE (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhinny, James, Clonmany

 

1847 JOHN CLARKE (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhinny, Mary, Carn

 

1847 LUMLEY (Londonderry to Philadelphia)

McElhenny, Jane, Letterkenny

 

1848 LONDONDERRY (Londonderry to St John, NB)

McAleaney, Catherine, Buncrana

McAleny, Susan, Buncrana

McAleney, James, Clonmany

McAleaney, Biddy, Carn

McAleaney, Mary, Carn

 

1848 MAIDSTONE (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhenny, John, Muff

 

1848 HANNAH KERR (Londonderry to Philadelphia)

McIlhinney, John (12) [no residence recorded]

McIlhinney, Sally [no residence recorded]

 

1849 LONDONDERRY (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhenny Mary, Carn

 

1850 SUPERIOR (Londonderry to Philadelphia)

 McIlhenny, Alexander, Letterkenny

 

1850 LONDONDERRY (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhenny, Margaret (12), Carn

 

1851 LONDONDERRY (Londonderry to St John, NB)

McElhenny, Catherine, Carn

McIlhinney, Thomas, Carn

McIlhenny, Biddy, Carn

McIlhenny, Mary, Carn

 

1851 BARBARA (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhinney, Ellen, Carn

McIlhinney, Hugh, Carn

 

1851 SUPERIOR (Londonderry to Philadelphia)

McIlhenny, Robert, Letterkenny

 

1852 MARY & ANN (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhinney, Cicily, Carn

 

1852 BARBARA (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhinney, Jane, Carn

 

1854 MINER (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhenny, Daniel, Carn

 

1854 MARY & ANN (Londonderry to St John)

McElhinny, Patrick (45), Carndonagh

McElhinny, Patrick (20), Carndonagh

McIlhinney, Ann (10), Newtowncunningham

 

1859 ELIZABETH (Londonderry to Philadelphia)

McIlhinny, William, Letterkenny

 

1859 ELIZABETH (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhenny, Ruth (18), Muff

 

1863 NUBIA (Londonderry to St John)

McIlhinney, Nancy (50), Newtowncunningham

McIlhinney, Robert (19), Newtowncunningham

 

1864 MINEHAHA

McIlhinney, Catherine, Ruskey, Killygordon

 

1866 VILLAGE BELLE

McIlhinney, Jane, Hornhead, Dunfanaghy

McIlhinney, Fanny A. (4), Hornhead, Dunfanaghy

McIlhinney, Mary (6),  Hornhead, Dunfanaghy

 

1867 DOCTOR KANE  (Londonderry to St John)

McAlinny, Bridget (13) Linsford

 

1867 MINEHAHA

McIlhinney, Margaret J., Carndonagh

 

Process Servers

 

PROCESS SERVERS, CO DONEGAL 1826

(Strabane Morning Post, Sept 33 1826)

McIlhinny, Pat, Letterkenny

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