Author Topic: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher  (Read 697 times)

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Re: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 29 November 16 17:02 GMT (UK) »
Just a possibility, but GRONI online has a death registered in Omagh district for an Alexander Smyth who died on 7 November 1924 with a reported age of 89.

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Re: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 30 November 16 13:26 GMT (UK) »
thank you so much. I'll get check back. Does seem likely that Alexander is the 1924 death. I wonder when Mary died?

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Re: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 07 December 17 02:00 GMT (UK) »
I now have more information on this family and have found 5 children for Robert LYONS of Drumnakilly (Killyclogher is a different man).

Robert LYONS married Mary (Johnston or Houston) before 1840.
Their children:
1. James c 1840. Married Isabella Caldwell 22 Mar 1866 in 1st Presbyterian church, Omagh - died 1878 aged 39.
2. Robert
3. Letitia c 1844. Married Joseph McIvor of Bracky in 1859 (he was born c 1834 son of Daniel -not David as listed on the certificate)
4. Andrew 29 Dec 1849 and buried Drumnakilly in 1869 (and buried with his parents- which is how i found them)
5. Mary 16 Nov 1850 Edenderry. Married Alexander Smyth of Copney.

The last two children had records but the mother's surname is listed as both 'Houston' and 'Johnstone' - my question is to Gaffy - would there be an original record and could it be looked at or photographed by someone who lives close to the record centre? You seemed to have looked at an original record for the Mary and Alexander's youngest son Andrew (and so proved that was his name and not Alexander).

I would love to know Mary's maiden name.
Unfortunately the birth dates of the three eldest children and the marriage date of Robert and Mary is unlikely to be found because all those records seem to be gone.

Thanks for your help.

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Re: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 07 December 17 02:06 GMT (UK) »
Church Baptism Record   
Name:   Andrew Lyons   Date of Birth:   29-Dec-1849
        Date of Baptism:   11-Jan-1849
Address:   Cloghfin   Parish/District:   EDENDERRY
Gender:    Male   County   TYRONE
   
Father:   Robert Lyons   Mother:   Mary Huston
Occupation:   Illegible      
   
"Sponsor 1 /
Informant 1:"      "Sponsor 2 /
Informant 2:"   
   
Notes:   

Please note that dates for baptism or birth wrong - so he was either born 29 Dec 1848 and baptised 11 Jan 1849 or born 29 Dec 1849 and baptised in 1850.




Church Baptism Record   
Name:   Mary Lyons   Date of Birth:   16-Nov-1850
        Date of Baptism:   04-Dec-1850
Address:   Cloghfin   Parish/District:   EDENDERRY
Gender:    Female   County   TYRONE
   
Father:   Robert Lyons   Mother:   Mary Johnston
Occupation:   Illegible      
   
"Sponsor 1 /
Informant 1:"      "Sponsor 2 /
Informant 2:"   
   
Notes:   

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Re: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 07 December 17 09:48 GMT (UK) »

... The last two children had records but the mother's surname is listed as both 'Houston' and 'Johnstone' - my question is to Gaffy - would there be an original record and could it be looked at or photographed by someone who lives close to the record centre? You seemed to have looked at an original record for the Mary and Alexander's youngest son Andrew (and so proved that was his name and not Alexander).


I'm afraid it wasn't an original record, at reply #8 I said 'Have now seen a transcription of the baptismal record and he was indeed baptised as Andrew'.


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Re: Robert LYONS, (c1816-1886) Drumnakilly & Killyclogher
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 07 December 17 10:58 GMT (UK) »
sorry to hear that you didn't have access to originals. I don't think I'm likely to get to N. Ireland to see them.

Maybe someone else will. Thank you