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Offline lynn999

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William Thompson and Eliza (Elizabeth) McCann
« on: Thursday 05 April 18 19:54 BST (UK) »
Hi,

My grt grt grandparents as above married in Segoe Armagh in Aug  1855. In 1852 they had an illegitimate son William Thompson. Once married they had a further 5 children John Thompson brn Ireland 1856-1906 died in Govan Lanarkshire (my grt Granddad),  William Thompson brn Ireland 1858, James Thompson brn Ireland 1861, Joseph Thompson brn Ireland 1863-1923 died in Ireland and Catherine Thompson 1865. I have all info on John and Joseph Thompson.

I am assuming William Thompson brn 1852 died as they went onto name their 3rd son William, but cant find a death for William 1852.

I am struggling for a year now to find out what happened to William and Eliza and their children James, Catherine and both Williams.

On their son Johns marriage of 1882 it has father William Thompson deceased but doesn't mention Eliza deceased so I am guessing she is still alive at this point.

I have searched numerous websites but nothing.

Can anyone help!!??

Thank you

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Re: William Thompson and Eliza (Elizabeth) McCann
« Reply #1 on: Friday 06 April 18 00:22 BST (UK) »
As William 1852 we can assume died before 1858 that he won't have a death cert as they were only introduced in 1864, so unless there is a church record it's unlikely you will find anything.

You haven't said where they lived or what church they belonged to.

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Re: William Thompson and Eliza (Elizabeth) McCann
« Reply #2 on: Friday 06 April 18 00:27 BST (UK) »
This appears to be Catherine's birth cert registered in Lurgan, father William was a blacksmith
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1865/03556/2309486.pdf

There is a death of a William Thompson blacksmith, wife Elizabeth in 1879 but his age is given as 35 which if correct would be far too young for a man who married in 1855.

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Re: William Thompson and Eliza (Elizabeth) McCann
« Reply #3 on: Friday 06 April 18 02:26 BST (UK) »
There is a family tree on Ancestry which has this as William Snr's death:

Death
17 Jul 1868
Lurgan, Armagh, Northern Ireland

Death Registration No. D/1868/172/1021/4/489; at Green's Court; Age 43; Married; a Blacksmith; Eliza Thompson, his wife, also an inmate at Green's Court; present at death (the Occupier was deceased) Registered 24 July 1868; Philip Rupell, Registrar

From https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/details-civil/31a02720609997

Name: William THOMPSON
Group Registration ID: N/R
SR District/Reg Area:   Lurgan
Deceased Age at Death: 43
Returns Year: 1868
Returns Quarter: 3
Returns Volume No:   11
Returns Page No: 418

Debra  :)