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Belfast Weekly News - 4 February, 1893

Missing Friends

MURDOCK: John and Thomas Murdock, who left Sunderland in the year 1854, and also Charles Murdock, who left tow Law, County Durham, England, in the year 1862, for Canada, are anxiously sought by their sister, Mrs Helen Robinson, Hardy Terrace, Crook, County Durham, England. American and Australian papers please copy.

RODGERS; William Priestley, Clintinagooland, Ballynahinch, County Down, Ireland, wishes to hear of the wherabouts of his uncle, Joseph Rodgers. When last heard of twenty-two years ago he was living in Firesburg, Fresnow County, California, care of G. Haminhouse. American papers please copy.

 

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Belfast Weekly News - 11 February, 1893

Missing Friends

ADAMS: Information is wanted as to the whereabouts of Ellen Adams (maiden name Peel), formerly of Charlotte Street, Belfast. When last heard from she was living on a farm in Toberhany, County Armagh. Whether alive or dead, any information concerning her will be thankfully received by her cousin, Eliza Shepard, 81 Newell Street, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

ALLAN: Mrs Allan, Mount Alexander, Comber, County Down, Ireland, formerly Mary Greer, of Ballyrush, wishes to hear the whereabouts of her brother, Robert Greer, who left Belfast in April, 1872; was last heard of in September, 1878, at West Walnut Hills, Cincinatti, Ohio, United States. American papers please copy.

ALLEN: John Allen, 83 Elderslie Street, Glasgow, formerly of Ballydrain, Comber, County Down, wishes to hear of the whereabouts of his brother William; last heard of in New York, fifteen years ago; then staying at 500 Grand Street, New York. Any information will be thankfully received by his friends - John Allen.

BLAKLEY: Information wanted regarding Charles Blakley, coachman, lately employed at Mounstewart, County Down. Any information regarding him will be thankfully received by his sister, Mrs Melvern, 10 Windmill Road, Newtownards.

GILLESPIE or POWERS: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Mary Gillespie or Powers, who left Newtownards, County Down, Ireland, about thirty-five years ago; last heard of twenty-five years ago as living in Main Street, Brooklyn, New York. Any information will be thankfully received by her nephew, Hugh Gillespie, 135 Main Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow. American papers please copy.

GILLESPIE: Hugh Gillespie, of Ballymaglave, Ballynahinch, County Down, Ireland, is anxious to know the whereabouts of his son, Thomas Gillespie, who emigrated to America about eleven years ago. He was a blacksmith on the Pacific Railway; was working with a boy believed to be the name of M'Comb, from Smithfalls, America; last address Michipicoten River, Lake Superior, Meypie Road, care of Frasor and Redeant, contractors, Ontario, Canada; was going to Port Arthur, Thunder Bay. Should this meet the eye of any of the M'Combs, or of Thomas Gillespie, would they kindly communicate?

MOORE: Thomas Moore, 19 Ivanhoe Street, Bootle, Liverpool, England, wants to hear his brother John Moore. When last heard of was in 17 M'Lean Street, Passaic, U.S.A. Any information will be thankfully received by his anxious brother. American papers please copy.

M'CAUGHEY: Pte. Frank M'Caughey, 2nd Battalion. R.I.Rifles is anxious to know the whereabouts of his brother John. When last heard of he was employed as warder in the asylum, Armagh. Any information respecting him will be gratefully received. - Pte. Francis M'Caughey, 2nd Battalion R.I.Rifles, Malta.

M'GUINNESS: If this meets the eye of any friend or relative of John M'Guinness - last heard of in New Zealand about thirty years ago - a letter would be thankfully received by his brother, Malcolm M'Guinness, Bush Post Office, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland. New Zealand papers please copy.

M'REYNOLDS: News is wanted of Roley M'Reynolds, of Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland, who left that place about the year 1860, and went to Upper Canada, but is supposed to be in Philadelphia, U.S.A. Any kind friends knowing his whereabouts will oblige by writing to his anxious nephew, Hugh M'Reynolds, 98 George Street, Whiteinch-by-Glasgow. American papers please copy.

PATTERSON: News is wanted about Eliza Anne Patterson, daughter of the late James Patterson, Ballyboy, Manorhamilton, supposed to be in Belfast. She would hear information to her benefit by corresponding with John Waun(?), Doohatt, Swanlinbar, County Cavan.

WHITE: Thomas M'Kergan, of Portstewart, County Derry, wishes to hear from Margaret Jane White (maiden name M'Kergan) or any member of her family; was last heard of at Bristol about fourteen years ago; had a large family. South of England papers please copy.

 

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Belfast Weekly News - 18 February, 1893

Missing Friends

BOVAIRD: Information wanted as to the whereabouts of William James Bovaird, who left St. Johnston, Co. Donegal, in the year 1887, and when last heard of, about four years ago, he was in 1,229, Hamilton Street, Philadelphia. Please communicate with John Bovaird, Adverness, Macosquin, Coleraine, Londonderry.

CROTHERS: Wanted information concerning the whereabouts of Eliza Jane or Maria Crothers; when last heard of Eliza and Jane were in Halifax, America; Maria supposed to be somewhere in England. Any information concerning them will be most thankfully received by their brother James. Address - Hilden Mills, near Lisburn, Ireland. English and American papers please copy.

DOUGLAS: Jane Douglas, Mill Street, Comber, County Down, wishes to know the whereabouts of her son, David Lowry, who left Comber for the United States of America on the 9th May 1884; last heard of 19, at West Randolph Street, Chicago.

DYSART: Robert Dysart, of Brushybrackin, Rasharkin, County Antrim, Ireland, is most anxious to know the whereabouts of his son Andrew Dysart, who mysteriously disappeared on a pay night, and never returned to his lodgings. He was clerk in Frears & Co.'s dry goods store, East Troy, State of New York, fourteen years ago.

GRAHAM: Information is wanted as to the whereabouts of Gerrad Graham and his wife (Wifes maiden name Margaret Boyd) who left County Armagh, Ireland, about forty years ago; last heard of in California. Any information will be thankfully received by the latter's sister, Jane Magowan, Lisnagree, County Armagh, Ireland.

IRELAND: Jane Patterson, Lisburn Street, Hillsborough, County Down, wishes to know of the whereabouts of her brother, David Ireland, who left Mullen Town, County Armagh, about eleven years ago.

LAVERY: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Lizzie Lavery, who left Belfast and went to New York, America, in 1890, her last address being in April 4th 1891, Brooklyn Truant Home, Cyprus Hills, East New York, in care of Mrs Corrigan. Any kind friends knowing of her whereabouts will oblige by writing to either of her anxious sisters - Sarah Orr, 25 Railway Street, Low Walker; or to Martha Fisackerly, 117 Harriet Street, Byker, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, County of Northumberland, England.

M'BURNEY: A little girl, twelve years of age, wandered from her home on September the 7th 1889. Her name is Jane M'Burney, fair hair, blue eyes, wore a blue cotton dress and red cap. She was since seen in Belfast. Any information of her being dead or alive will be thankfully received by her father, William M'Burney, Dromore Street, Banbridge.

M'CORMICK: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Eliza M'Cormick, who left Ballymartin, Killinchey, County Down, Ireland, about thirty-eight years ago; last heard of in New York, Broadway, twenty-five years ago. Any information concerning her will be thankfully received by her only sister living, Jennie M'Cormick, by marriage Orr, Ballymartin, Killinchey, County Down, Ireland. American papers please copy.

NELSON: News wanted of Henry Nelson, who left Mullicarton, Magheragall, about the year 1877; went to Edingburgh to be a rivetter. His anxious mother would be glad to hear of his whereabouts. Address - Andrew Nelson, Mullicarton, Magheragall, County Antrim.

TOMBE, or EVANS: Any information concerning Ann Tombe, or Evans, who left Bellaghy thirty years ago, will be thankfully received by her ather, Wm. Tombe, Mullaghboy, Bellaghy, County Derry, Ireland. She was last heard of in Capetown.

 

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Belfast Weekly News - 25 February, 1893

Missing Friends

COWAN: Information is wanted as to the whereabouts of Sam Cowan, formerly of Coalisland, County Tyrone; last heard of in the employment of Lord Talbot, Dublin; was supposed to go to Edinburgh, with a family. Any information concerning him would be thankfully received by his sister, Ann Cowan, 109 Canmore Street, Belfast. American and Australian papers please copy.

GILLESPIE: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Thomas Gillespie, who emigrated to America about eleven years ago; worked on the Pacific Railway in company with one named M'Comb, from Smithfalls; last heard of at Michipicoten River, Lake Superior, in the employ of Fraser & Redeant, contractors, Ontario. Any information leading to his present address will be thankfully received by his father, Hugh Gillespie, Ballymaglave, Ballynahinch. American and Australian papers please copy.

IRELAND: Jane Patterson, Lisburn Street, Hillsborough, County Down, wishes to know of the whereabouts of her brother, David Ireland, who left Mullenstown, County Armagh, about eleven years ago.

M'COMMONS: John M'Commons, Loughadian, Loughbrickland, County Down, Ireland, anxiously wishes to hear from or know of the whereabouts of his son, Samuel M'Commons. Last heard of four years ago at French River, Crumbies Camp P.O., Ontario, Canada.

SOMERVILLE: Mrs Eliza Somerville, Moyle, Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, Ireland, wishes to hear of the whereabouts of her son, James Somerville, who left Ireland about twenty years ago. When last heard of was serving in the Canadian Royal Artillery, and was returning from war with the Indians on June 29th 1885.

POWELL, HINDSEL, or BARNES: Elizabeth Jane Powell, who left Drogheda and was last heard of thirty-eight years ago in Manchester, being married to an officer named Wm. John Hindsel, is sought by her sister, Margaret Powell, Glenanne, County Armagh, Ireland. She also wishes to hear from another sister, Ellen, who left Drogheda at same time, and married a man named Barnes; last heard of in Manchester. American and Australian papers please copy.

 

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