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Surnames of Co. Down: McCleary/McCleery & variants

 

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Name  
.  Parish Information Reference
. McCLEERY family . came over from Scotland 1607-1633 as part of the Plantation of Ulster PE
. . McCLEERY family Ballyphilip of Portaferry; saved priest's life, 18th century O'L V1 p 447
Mr. McCLEERY Blaris agent who kept bridge in repair in 1836 V12 p 28 OSM
Mrs. . McCLEARY . Killyleagh attended National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children meeting 2 May 1911 DR*
. Aaron McCLEARY . Kilbroney married Elizabeth Clarke 7 Sep 1921 at Rostrevor Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Miss.
Agnes
McCLEERY . Holywood wife of John Cromie; mother of Mary Eleanor bapt. 1898 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Agnes McCLEERY . Tullylish married James Doak 13 Apr 1887 at Tullylish Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Rev. Alexander McCLEERY . Killyleagh minister at 2nd Killyleagh Presbyterian church 1852-1910; of 53 Corporation, Killyleagh , 1891-1899; listed as head of the house, living with his daughter Marion McCleery & a servant Annie Greer POD; PSCIK
. Andrew McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1788, held from Lord Downshire FR
. Andrew McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; will probated 1808 IIW V4 p84
. Andrew McLEARY . Moira son of Waring McLeary ; aged 26 married Mary Martin 6 Aug 1850 CR
Miss Ann McCLEERY . Ballee b. 1778; wife of Richard Stitt; mother of William b. 1798& Richard b. 1805 & Charles b. 1809 & Robert b. 1808 & James b. 1823 & Catherine b. 1815; died Apr 1853 WJM;PR; MIs
Miss Anne McCLEARY . Donaghcloney married Robert Carson 16 Jan 1866 at Waringstown Church of Ireland; mother of Mary b. 1873 EA/CR; CR
Miss Anne C. McCLEARY . Donaghcloney married Hugh McDonough 29 Dec 1920 at Catholic Church EA/CR
Miss Anna McCLEERY . Dromore married Jane Dickson 23 Jul 1858 at Tullylish Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss Ann Jane MccLEERY . Killyleagh b. 1826; married William Douglas 3 Aug 1846 at Killyleagh 1st Presbyterian Church PR
. Boyd McCLEARY . Tullylish married Anne Jane Doak 2 Apr 1891 at Newmills Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. Boyd McCLEARY . Tullylish married Mabel Kyle 21 Sep 1914at Newmills Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Catherine McCLEARY Kilcoo sponsor at the baptism of Bridget , daughter of Michael McCartan & Mary O'Hare of Dromena 12 Jun 1840 at Kilcoo Catholic Church PR
Miss Catherine McCLEARY . Killinchy wife of Hamilton Hogg ; mother of James bpt. 13 Dec 1825 at Killinchy Church of Ireland PR
Miss Catherine McCLEERY . Killinchy & Killyleagh married John Wightman 17 Dec 1859 at Presbyterian Church in Killinchy; mother of John b. 1872 (regd. Killyleagh) EA/CR; CR
Mrs. Catherine McCLEERY Killyleagh of Ballywoollen; sister of Francis Neill who died 21 Apr 1885 aged 68 & buried Downpatrick 2nd Presbyterian graveyard MIs
Miss Catherine McCREAVY
McCLEAN McCLEERY
. Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; wife of William John Paxton; mother of Samuel b. 1870 & Joseph b. 1872 & Mary Elizabeth b. 1874 CR
. Charles McCLEERY . Down of English St, Downpatrick; a butcher in 1852 POD
Mr. D. McCLEERY Down husband of Margaret Bell who died 7 Aug 1945 & buried Downpatrick 2nd Presbyterian graveyard MIs
Miss
Eliza Ann McCLEARY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; b.c. 1817, daughter of William & Maria/ Martha McCleary; sister of William Henry McCleary; wrote letter to John Malcolm Orr in USA 29 Oct 1847 ; died 1864 aged 47 (regd. Downpatrick) IED ; CR
Mrs.
Eliza
McCLEERY .
Killyleagh

of #13 Derryboy townland , 1891-1899; a farmer ; listed as head of the house, living with her children Gawn & Annie

Miss Eliza McCLEERY . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wfie of John McCaskey; mother of Andrew b. 1870 & Margaret b. 1874 CR
Miss Elizabeth McCLEERY . Donaghcloney regd. Waringstown; wife of John Wilson; mother of Henry b. 1874 CR
Miss Elizabeth McCLEERY . Killinchy married Robert Reid 16 Feb 1828 at 1st Killinchy Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Elizabeth McCLEERY . Magheralin daughter of Warren McCleery (a weaver of Dollingstown); aged 21 married William John Sparks 13 Feb 1852 at Magheralin Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss Elizabeth McCLEARY
McCLEERY
. Moira married Henry McKenna 25 Mar 1867 at Moira Presbyterian Church; mother of James b. 1868 & Francis b. 1871 EA/CR
Miss Elizabeth (Eliza) McCLEERY . Newtownards daughter of John McCleery; aged 28 married Thomas Munn 15 apr 1850 at Newtownards Registry Office CR; EA/CR
Mrs. Ellen McCLEARY . ? b. Co. Down; a widow aged 34 ;a bonnet maker ; living in Cloughgaldenagh townland, Dunaghy parish, Co. Antrim in 1851 with her daughters Matilda aged 9 & Esther 7 (b. Co. Antrim) 1851 census fragments
Miss Ellen McCLEERY . Knockbreda & Kilmood daughter of James McCleery; married David Longridge 18 Feb 1856 in Knockbreda ; mother of David b. 1866 & John b. 1868 & Ellen b. 1873 (regd. Kilmood) CR
Miss Esther McCLEARY . Killyleagh married Robert McKee 9 Sep 1870 at 1st Presbyterian Church; mother of Samuel b. 1871 EA/CR
. Ezekial McCLEERY . Tullylish married Sarah Wilson 13 Dec 1850 at Tullylish Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. Fitzgerald McCLEERY . Killyleagh brother of Samuel McCleery ; emigrated 1862; early settlers in Vancouver Canada DR* 30/1/1928R & 23/1/1939R
Miss Frances McCLEARY . Donaghcloney married William Ruddy 18 Apr 1876at Waringstown Church of Ireland EA/CR
. Francis McCLEERY . Down married Catherine Stitt 17 Oct 1885 at Downpatrick Church of Ireland EA/CR
. Gawn Duncan McCLEERY . Down married Maggie Bell 10 Apr 1901 at Downpatrick Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. Hamilton McCLEERY . Ballyphilip son of William McCleery; married Margaret Orr 21 Aug 1860 at Portaferry Presbyterian church CR; EA/CR
Miss Hannah McCLEARY . Inishargy sponsor at the baptism of Robert Dorrian, 24 Oct 1852 at Ballycran Catholic Church PR
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Henry
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; son of James McCleery & Jane Dick; husband of Charlotte Blow who died 20 Jan 1860 aged 71; died 16 Feb 18.. aged 27; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
. Henry McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1824, held from Samuel Waring FR
. Henry McCLEARY . Donaghcloney married Margaret McCombs 19 Oct 1866 at Waringstown Church of Ireland EA/CR
. Henry McCLEERY . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; husband of Jane Mooney ; father of James b. 25 Mar 1873 CR
. Hugh McCLEARY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; a baker; implicated in United Irishmen Rebellion c. 1797 MOA p62
. Hugh McCLEERY . Ballyphilip will probated in 1836; executor was R. McCleery of Portaferry IIW # 44487
. Hugh McCLEARY . Drumbo married Mary McBride 8 Apr 1859 at Drumbo Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. Hugh McCLEERY . Killinchy married Agnes Withers 24 Aug 1835 at 1st Killinchy Presbyterian Church PR
. Isaac McCLARY . Bangor son of Robert McClary ; married Mary Thompson 7 Dec 1854 CR
Miss Isabella McCLEERY   Comber wife of William Murdoch; mother of Agnes b. 1868 & Ellenor b. 1870 CR
Miss Isabella MCCLEARY . Holywood married William McNamara 21 Mar 1911 at St. Mark's Church of Ireland , Dundela CR
 . J. McCLEARY . Killyleagh of Ballywillin; supported James Wood's electoral campaign in 1902 LR 2006 p23
Mr. J. McCLEERY . Killyleagh area

member of Killyleagh, Killinchy, Kilmood & Tullynakill Farming Society 26 Sep 1911

DR*
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James
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip a merchant in Portaferry c. 1777 MSGIIG p14
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James
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; a merchant; husband of Jane Dick who died 78 Mar 1777 aged 30 ; father of John, Eliza & Rose who died young & Henry (d. 16 Feb 18.. aged 27 ) ; husband of Jane McKibbin who died Apr 18..8 aged 68 ; father of John & Thomas who died young ; died 27 Dec 1801 aged 53; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
. James McCLEERY . Ballyphilip husband of Mary Catherwood (daughter of Hugh & Ann Catherwood) ; father of Ann who died c. c. 1790 & buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
James McCLEERY . Ballyphilip brother of Jane Eliza (wife of Rev. John Orrof Portaferry); mentioned in letter dated 1847 IED
. James McCLEERY . Killinchy of Carrickmannon; a farmer in 1886 POD
. James McLEERY . Killinchy of Carrickmannon; son of James McLeery; died 30 Aug 1888 aged 74; married Rachel Dugan 10 Dec 1847; father of Hugh & Mary; buried Ravara Non Subscribing Presbyterian graveyard CR; MIs
.
James
McCLEERY . Killyleagh farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
 . James McCLEERY Killyleagh of Ballywillen; died 16 Nov 1861; husband of Catherine who d. 11 May 1892; father of James (d. 1922 aged 73) buried Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. James Moore McCLEERY . Killyleagh served with 'C' Company, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles & died at the Somme, France during 1st World War DR* 5/7/2005L; War Memorial; RCDJB p32
. James McCLEARY . Moira married Ellen Weir 15 Aug 1908 at Moira Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. James McCLEARY . Moira married Sarah Jane Webb 12 Oct 1912 at Moira Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Miss Jane McCLEARY . Ardquin wife of William Patten of Abbesy; died 4 Nov 1803 aged 33 & buried Kircubbin Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. Jane McCLEARY . Ballyphilip will probated in 1829; executor was Rev. John Orr of Portaferry IIW # 44481
Miss Jane McCLEERY . Ballyphilip wife of Dr. McGiffert of Portaferry; died 16 Nov 1851 aged 67; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
Miss Jane Elizah McCLEARY . Ballyphilip born 26 Jul 1799; married Rev. John Orr abt. 1822; mother of Jane Ellen b. 4 Nov 1823 & John Malcolm b. 13 Jan 1826 & Margaret b. 19 Apr 1833 & Eliza b. 19 Mar 1836 & William Henry b. 28 Feb 1840; died 14 May 1861 in Portaferry; buried Templecranny graveyard RAJ g8 /67; MIs; IED
Miss Jane McCLEERY . Donaghcloney married David Martin 4 Mar 1899 Waringstown Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss Jane McCLEERY . Killinchy married Andrew Shields 28 Dec 1832 at 1st Killinchy Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Jane McCLEERY . Killyleagh daughter of Samuel McCleery (a farmer) of Clea ; married David Gilmore 13 Apr 1850 at 1st Presbyterian Church, witnesses were John Baxter McClurg & Samuel Gilmore PR; CR; EA/CR
Miss Jane McCLEARY . Knockbreda married Robert Rooney 20 Sep 1863 at Knockbreda Church of Ireland EA/CR
. John McCLEERY . Ballee married Annie Orr 29 Dec 1898 at Ballee Church of Ireland EA/CR
. John McCLEERY . Down married Annie Moag 19 Jul 1912 at Downpatrick Registry Office EA/CR
Rev. John.R. McCLEERY . Dromara & Killyleagh minister at 1st Dromara Presbyterian church from 28 Sep 1880 until 1883 then minister at 1st Killyleagh from 7 Aug 1883 for 42 years; lived Riverdale Manse, celebrated golden wedding anniversary 2 Jun 1925; transfered 8 Aug 1925; death notice 8 Jun 1935 HCPCI p122,169; POD; DR *
. John James McCLEERY . Killinchy married Margaret Herron 19 Aug 1907 at Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. John MACLIERY . Killyleagh father of William bpt. 4 Jun 1731at Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church BPCR
. John McCLURY/
McCLEERY
. Killinchy & Killyleagh son of John McClury; married Eliza Jane Duncan 10 Aug 1861 in Killinchy; father of Gawin b. 21 Jul 1871 (regd. Killyleagh) CR
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John R.
McCLEERY .
Killyleagh
of 1 Corporation, Killyleagh , 1891-1899; listed as head of the house, living with his wife Harriet F & children Florence E, Harrietta J, John R & William Victor & mother-in-law Elizabeth Hodgens & a servant Isabell Tate
.
John
McCLEERY .
Killyleagh
of #4 Clea townland , 1891-1899; a farmer ; listed as head of the house, living with his children Lizzie, Agnes, Samuel & Kate & a boarder John Gibson (a tailor)
. John McCLEERY Killyleagh died 4 Sep 1934 aged 69; husband of Annie who d. 12 Apr 1931 aged 64 ; father of Samuel (d. 1961 aged 57) ; buried Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. John McCLEERY . Knockbreda of 82 Ravenhill Rd , East Belfast; a labourer in 1902 POD
. John Bailie McCLEERY . Magheradrool married Margaret Henderson 19 Jun 1877 at Spa Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. John McCLEARY . Tullylish married Esther Moore 22 Jun 1847 at Tullylish Church of Ireland EA/CR
. Joseph McCLEERY . Moira married Annie Crooks 11 Aug 1906 at Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. Joseph McCLEERY . Moira married Sarah Burns 20 Mar 1915 at Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. Joseph McCLEARY . Tullylish witness at the marriage of William Wilson & Jane Brown of Ballydougan 26 Nov 1852 at Newmills Presbyterian Church CR
. Joseph McCLEARY
McCLEERY
. Tullylish married Margaret Jane Adamson 18 Sep 1857 at Newmills Presbyterian Church; father of William George b. 13 Jan 1869 (regd. Donaghcloney) EA/CR
. Joseph McCLEERY . Tullylish married Jane Campbell 9 Mar 1858 at Tullylish Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Mrs.
Kate
McCLEERY .
Killyleagh
of #8 Ballywillan townland , 1891-1899; a farmer ; listed as head of the house, living with her sons James & John & 2 servants Hancell Branny & Alex Campbell
Miss Lizzie McCLEERY . Holywood wife of Thomas Smith ; mother of John bpt. 1900 & William bpt 1900 & Elizabeth bpt. 1902 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church PR
.
M.
McCLEERY . Newtownards a teacher at Model School, Old Belfast Rd, Newtownards in 1873 NDM p 57
. Margaret McCLEARY . Down in rear of Bridge St, Downpatrick; leased a office & small garden from William Keown in 1863 GV
Miss Margaret Jane McCLEERY . Kilmood wife of James McMullan ; mother of James b. 1873 CR
Miss Magaret McCLEARY . Magherally married William James Cromie 10 Jun 1916 at Magerally Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss Margaret Jane McCLEARY . Tullylish married George McCoy 14 Jun 1889 at Gilford Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Miss Maria McCLEARY . Moira married Moses Neill 23 Jul 1907 at Moira Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Miss Martha McCLEARY . Donaghcloney daughter of Richard McCleary (a weaver of Corcreany; aged 19 married William Uprichard 25 Dec 1869 at Waringstown Church of Ireland, witnesses were Robert Uprichard & James Scott EA/CR
Miss Martha McCLEARY . Donaghcloney married Hamilton Martin 18 Nov 1880 at Waringstown Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss Mary McCLEERY . Ballyphilip wife of James Brown (a merchant) ; died 1801 & buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
Miss Mary Jane McCLEERY . Ballyphilip wife of James Maxwell; died 9 Mar 1846 aged 29; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
Miss Mary McCLEERY . Comber wife of William Hannon; mother of James b. 1868 CR
Mrs. Mary C. McCLEERY Dromore Post mistress in 1910 & 1916 POD; MS WAG p 21
Miss Mary McCLEERY . Killyleagh married William Weaver 27 Aug 1836 at Killyleagh 1st Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Mary McCLEARY . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of John Wallace ; mother of Robert John b. 1868 CR
Miss Mary McCLEERY/
McCREERY
. Moira wife of Thomas Foy; mother of Robert b. 1871 & Mary Ann b. 6 Sep 1873 CR
Mrs. Mary McCLEERY . Dromore ran Dromore Post Office c.1910 ODHD p 10
Miss Mary Anne McCLEERY . Tullylish married Alexander Doak 21 Feb 1893 at Newmills Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Miss
P.
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip on debating team at Portaferry 26 Nov 1930 DR*
. R.J. McCLEARY . Down of Saul St, Downpatrick ; served with Ulster Volunteer Force then Royal Irish Rifles ; died 22 Jul 1915 in 1st World War due to fatal wounds; husband of Amy LM 1994 p36; LR 2012 p12
.
R.J.
McCLEARY . Seapatrick Banbridge area; fought & died in 1st World War War Memorial
. Richard McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1747, held from Lord Downshire FR
. Richard McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1788, held from Lord Downshire FR
. Richard McCLEARY . Donaghcloney regd. Waringstown; husband of Mary Jane Doak; father of Thomas b. 28 Feb 1868 CR
. Robert McCLEERY . Ballyphilip a baker in Portaferry in 1824 POD
. Robert McCLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; executor in the will of Samuel Moore in 1831 IIW #47752
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Robert
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; son of William McCleery & Agnus Martin; died 18 Apr 1837 aged 81; husband of Sarah Brown who died 9 Apr 1842 aged 81; father of Margaret (d. 8 Aug 1787 aged 11 months) & Elizabeth (d. 3 May 1867 aged 76); buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
. Robert McCLEERY . Ballyphilip a grocer in Portaferry in 1824 & a grocer, tallow chandler & agent for Lloyds & Glasgow Liverpool Marine Assurance Cos. in 1846 POD
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Robert
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; died 27 Mar 1854 aged 56; husband of Sarah Gelston Dalzell who died 22 Dec 1896 aged 87; father of Isabella, Alexander James & Thomas Henry who died young & Isabella Dalzell McCleery (d. 16 Jul 1895 aged 47) ; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
. Robert McCLEERY . Donaghcloney married Mary Ann Page 28 Aug 1871 at Waringstown Church of Ireland; father of Jane b. 6 Jul 1872 & Ann b. 18 Aug 1874 EA/CR
. Robert McCLEARY . Donaghcloney a weaver of Corcreeny; son of Robert McCleary (a weaver); married Rachel Clarke 7 Mar 1888 at Waringstown Church of Ireland, witnesses were Henry Wright & Alice Clarke PR; EA/CR
. Robert McCLEERY . Magheralin married Elizabeth Mawhinney 30 May 1844 at Magheralin Church of Ireland PR
. Robert McCLEARY . Magherally a soldier of Tonaghmore; son of Robert McCleary ( a weaver); married Margaret Jane Searight 20 Nov 1884 at Magherally Church of Ireland, witnesses were George McLoughan & James Mulligan ; father of Margaret Anne b.21 Feb 1888 (regd. Banbridge) PR; EA/CR
. Robert John McCLEARY . Magherally a soldier of Tonaghmore; son of Robert McCleary (a weaver); married Annie Irvine 7 May 1912 at Magherally Church of Ireland , witnesses were James Adair & Maggie McCleary PR; EA/CR
. Robert M'CLEERY . Newry on the jury for the trial of Patrick M'Kenna, Hugh Casey, Thomas Bradley & Roger Garvey, who weree indicted 11 Jul 1842 for a riot at Sugar Island, Newry after Borough elections held 8 Jul & assaults on John McGladdery & Hugh Higgins BU
. Robert McCLEERY . Tullylish married Jane Dickson 23 Jul 1858 at Tullylish Church of Ireland EA/CR
. Samuel McCLEARY . Co. Down a farm labourer aged 29 ; arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand with his wife Lucinda aged 19 on board 'Canterbury' on 10 Jan 1864; the ship left London 21 Sep 1863 PL/DP
. Samuel McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1788, held from Lord Downshire FR
Private Samuel McCLEARY . Donaghcloney b. Corcreeny; served with 108th Machine Gun Corp & died in 1st World War War Memorial, Waringstown
. Samuel McCLEERY . Killyleagh brother of Fitzgerald ; emigrated 1862; early settlers in Vancouver Canada DR* 30/1/1928R & 23/1/1939 R
. Samuel Airel/ Aird McCLEERY . Donaghadee & Newtownards son of Thomas McCleery; aged 23 married Mary Kennedy 6 Nov 1855 at Newtownards Registry Office CR; EA/CR
. Samuel McCLEERY . Tullylish married Elizabeth Wilson 8 Sep 1863 at Newmills Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Miss Sarah Elizabeth McCLEERY . Ballee married David Patterson 11 Dec 1918 at Downpatrick Registry Office & Ballee Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss Sarah Jane McCLEERY . Blaris of Glenmore; daughter of Samuel McCleeery (a bleacher); under aged, married David Fleming ( also under age) of Glenmore 10 Oct 1870 at Railway Street Presbyterian Church, Lisburn , witnesses were Mary Flemming & George Clyde CR
Miss Sarah McCLEARY/
McCLEERY
. Moira married Benjamin Adair 11 Jul 1866 in Lurgan; mother of John b. 14 Sep 1866 & Robert b. 28 Apr 1869, Samuel b. 20 Mar 1872 & Benjamin b. 1877 & James b. 28 Jun 1880 & William b. 24 Aug 1883; died 1889 CR; H. Adair
. Stuart McCLEARY . Tullylish of Bleary; b.c. 1796; married his 2nd wife Marianne Swenerton ; father of Joseph b. 2 Mar 1828 & Elizabeth Ann b. 5 Apr 1831 & Deborah b. 1832 (married Joseph McCully of Lurgan) & Margaret b. c. 1843 & Stuart b.c. 1845(lived Lanarkshire, Scotland) ; family emigrated to Australia in 1855 & Marianne died on the voyage FP
. Thomas McCLEARY . Donaghadee in Carrowdore village leased out 3 houses in 1863 GV
. Thomas McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1824, held from Andrw McCleary FR
. Thomas McCLEARY . Donaghcloney son of Waring McCleary; aged 22 married Jane Rogers 14 Jan 1854 at Waringstown Church of Ireland CR; EA/CR
. Thomas McCLEERY . Donaghcloney married Sarah McGaffin 1 Mar 1907 at Waringstown Church of Ireland EA/CR
. Thomas McCLEERY . Down married Sophia Louisa Lauder 28 Mar 1910 at Downpatrick Methodist Church EA/CR
. Thomas McCLEARY . Magheralin of Taughrane; husband of Letitia Ritchie; father of Sarah Elizabeth b. 22 Jul 1885 (regd. Moira) CR
. Thomas McCLEERY . Newtownards married Elizabeth Shanks 18 Jan 1887 at Strean Presbyterian Church EA/CR
Mr. W. McCLEERY Ballyphilip owner of a windmill in Tullyboard townland 1836 V7 p 12 OSM
. Waring McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1824, held from Rev. Holt Waring FR
. Waring McCLEERY . Magheralin married Rose McCann 2 Jun 1836 at Magheralin Church of Ireland PR
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William
McCLEERY . Killyleagh farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
.
William
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry; died 15 Feb 17.. aged 64; husband of Agnus Martin who died 15 Oct 1778 aged 58; father of 9 children & Robert (d. 18 Apr 1837 aged 81) ; buried Templecranny graveyard MIs
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William McCLEERY senior Ballyphilip of Portaferry; a ship builder with shipyard below the old castle; built schooner 'Rose' in 1801 & 'Sarah & Elizabeth' in 1806 & brig ' Jane McCleery ' in 1813 & brig ' Maria' in 1826 & schooner ' Sarah' in 1838 & 'Maria McCleery' (which disappeared); father of Capt. William Henry McCleery b. 1825 ; held a lease on water & windmills in Portaferry from 1824 SSSCP p33
. William M'CLEERY . Ballyphilip of Portaferry ; a merchant; mentioned in Deeds of 1814 Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 681 p391
. William McCLEARY  . Ballyphilip barley stolen from his store in Portaferry by Mary Shaw in Aug 1820 MO 6/12/2006*
. William McCLEERY senior & junior Ballyphilip woollen drapers in Portaferry in 1824; William junior also held a lease on water & windmills in Portaferry from 1824 POD; NSGIIG p14; SSSCP p35
Capt.
William Henry McCLEERY . Ballyphilip

b. 1825, son of William McCleery of Portaferry (ship builder) & Martha/Maria; brother of Robert, Eliza Ann & Margaret ; wrote letter to John Malcom Orr Esq. of Chicago 4 Jan 1848; awarded his Master's Certificate $6671 in 1852 in Belfast; 1851-2 Master of brig 'North Esk' & 1862 became captain of barque 'Ulidia' taking tea from China & last command in 1860 'Hilton; which was lost taking cargo of salt from Liverpool UK to Calcutta, India; capatain & 34 crew all lost

IED; SSSCP p35
. William McCLEERY junior Ballyphilip of Portaferry; a merchant & shipowner; executor in the will of David McDonnell in 1833; organised a steamferry crossing to Strangford ; director of Co. Down & Liverpool Steamboat Company in 1836 IIW # 43206; LR 2009 p23;LR 2013 p24
. William McCLEERY . Ballyphilip will probated in 1836; executor was James McCleery of Portaferry IIW # 44488
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William
McCLEERY . Ballyphilip a corn merchant & miller in Portaferry in 1846 POD
William McCLEERY . Ballyphilip mate on ship 'Huron' saling for New Orleans US; mentioned in letter dated 1847 IED
William Dick McCLEERY . Ballywalter formerly of Portaferry; died 18 Mar 1865 aged 60 years & 7 months in Pittsburg USA IED; AG 11/4/1865
.
William
McCLEERY junior Ballyphilip of Portaferry; died 26 Jul 1869 aged 80; buried Templecranny graveyard; included on his stone are John Johnston & family of Belfast (merchant) first dated 1827 MIs
. William McCLEARY . Blaris married Mary McFall 16 Aug 1860 atLisburn Registry Office EA/CR
. William McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny; a freehold farmer in 1824, held from Samuel Waring FR
.
William
McCLEARY . Donaghcloney of Corcreeny ; son of Thomas McCleary (a weaver); aged 19 married Harriet McGough 25 Apr 1859 at Shankill Church of Ireland , witnesses were Elizabeth Heatherington & Robert McCleary CR
. William McCLEERY . Killinchy married Elizabeth Nelson 6 Nov 1891 at Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. William McCLEARY . Magherally son of William McCleary ; married Jean Murray 17 Jun 1847 CR
. William McCLEERY . Newtownards married Mary Anne Mooney 4 Feb 1856 at St. Marks Church of Ireland EA/CR
. William George McCLEERY . Seapatrick married Eliza Ellen Wilson 28 Sep 1914 at Bannside Presbyterian Church EA/CR
. William Stuart McCLEERY . Tullylish married Hannah Maxwell 6 May 1879 at Newmills Presbyterian Church EA/CR

 

Last Updated June 2014
By Ros Davies