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Offline Carawa

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ARMSTRONG and McALLISTER
« on: Saturday 10 December 16 06:44 GMT (UK) »
Hello

I am trying to find out more information on my g-g-g-g grandparents and their family

Robert ARMSTRONG married Susan McALLISTER probably in Ireland. (I have no other details on them but I suspect they came to Wigtownshire as I have located some children there).

They had the following children that I know of
Robert
Thomas b abt 1771 Ireland, died  23 March 1858 Wigtownshire. I suspect he may have married Maryann Brown
Elizabeth b abt 1776 Northern Ireland, married Hugh Wilson, probably in Ireland died 26 May 1861 Portpatrick. (This is my line)
Agnes b abt 1785 Ireland, married Robert Semple 22 December 1827 Portpatrick, died 19 September 1869 Portpatrick
David b abt 1793 Ireland, married Mary McKnight died 14 October 1880 Portpatrick.

From the dates, I suspect there were other children who also probably came to Portpatrick but I have been unable to trace them or find any further information on the parents.

I would be grateful for any suggestions on how I can progress this family

Thanks

Carawa  :) :)
Begbie, March East Lothian, Scotland
Taylor, Bain, Templeton, Lanark, Scotland
Mitchell Ayrshire, Scotland, United States
Parker, Morton Ayrshire Scotland
Wilson, McKie, Millhench, Blackstock Wigtownshire Scotland
Alderdice, Gordon Northern Ireland
Millhench, McKie Bolton, England
Boxall, Parks, Hugkulstone, Smith London, England
Parks, Channel Islands
Marshall, Lovering, Hartnoll Devon, England
Ewans, Woolwright Gloucestershire, England
Cowie, Callam Morayshire, Scotland

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Re: ARMSTRONG and McALLISTER
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 11 December 16 22:35 GMT (UK) »
Hi Carawa,

Have you been able to find any of the above on the 1841 or 1851 Census?

There is a good possibility for David Armstrong with wife Mary and with brother Robert (although Robert's age is a bit out from the date of birth you have given).

1841 - Portpatrick -
Enoch.

ARMSTRONG Robert    M      62   Farmer Ireland 
ARMSTRONG David     M      45  Brother Ireland
ARMSTRONG Mary      F       40  Wife  Wigtownshire
ARMSTRONG Susan    F        12  Daughter  Wigtownshire
ARMSTRONG  Mary     F        9   Daughter    Wigtownshire
ARMSTRONG  David    M       6   Son    Wigtownshire
ARMSTRONG  James   M       4    Son  Wigtownshire


I found the above , a transcription of the 1841 Census on www.freecen.org.uk  . Not all Censuses are transcribed for Wigtownshire ( the site is maintained and updated by volunteers) , but it is free to search.

Good luck with your search,

Looby :)
 

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Re: ARMSTRONG and McALLISTER
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 11 December 16 22:44 GMT (UK) »
Also found what looks to be your line Hugh and Elizabeth Wilson in Stoneykirk , Wigtownshire on the 1841

Address - Garry.

WILSON Hugh   M  50   Ag Lab  Ireland
WILSON Hugh   M   25               Wigtownshire
WILSON  John   M   30                Ireland
WILSON  Elisabeth   F   65          Ireland
ARMSTRONG  David    M   15       Wigtownshire

No relationships are recorded, but that looks like a husband , wife & 2 sons .....with perhaps a nephew ??

Looby :)
 
 
 
 
 

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Re: ARMSTRONG and McALLISTER
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 17 December 16 23:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi Looby

This definitely sounds like my family so that  gives me another avenue to follow.

Many thanks

Carawa  :)
Begbie, March East Lothian, Scotland
Taylor, Bain, Templeton, Lanark, Scotland
Mitchell Ayrshire, Scotland, United States
Parker, Morton Ayrshire Scotland
Wilson, McKie, Millhench, Blackstock Wigtownshire Scotland
Alderdice, Gordon Northern Ireland
Millhench, McKie Bolton, England
Boxall, Parks, Hugkulstone, Smith London, England
Parks, Channel Islands
Marshall, Lovering, Hartnoll Devon, England
Ewans, Woolwright Gloucestershire, England
Cowie, Callam Morayshire, Scotland