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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 26 June 08 00:24 BST (UK) »
Ok thanks Elaine.

James Gallacher came to Scotland as I said in 1826 but John was still in Donegal and presumably the rest of his family if he had any other children, who would have been James's brothers and sisters, would still have been there. Your Gallachers are 30 years after James left for Scotland though.
The thing is though, I think the Gc spelling of Gallacher wasn't very common in Donegal (compared to Gallagher), so there maybe something in that. I think that John's surname was spelt Gc even in Ireland, but maybe it was Gg over there - they do change the spelling quite frequently.

If i find out anything more about Gallachers in Donegal, i'll let you know as well

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Warren

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 26 June 08 00:27 BST (UK) »

Thanks again Elaine,

I'll look into it and let you know too.

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Warren

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 26 June 08 00:59 BST (UK) »
Warren would you like me to check the birth in 1855
on sp
Elaine
Given,McCorkindale,Kennaway.Wylie,Cameron,Mooney,McCloskey,Black,
McCafferty,Gillespie,Jamieson,Keith,Adam,Quigley,Ainslie,
McHugh,Malone,Fisher,Burns,Gallacher,Nelson,Dunleavy,Brannan,
Docherty,McCluskey,Fitzpatrick,Barclay,Steele,King,Allison

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 26 June 08 01:14 BST (UK) »
Warren I checked that birth for James Gallocher
and I am sure it is your James
if you send me your email address I will send you a copy of the cert
Elaine
Given,McCorkindale,Kennaway.Wylie,Cameron,Mooney,McCloskey,Black,
McCafferty,Gillespie,Jamieson,Keith,Adam,Quigley,Ainslie,
McHugh,Malone,Fisher,Burns,Gallacher,Nelson,Dunleavy,Brannan,
Docherty,McCluskey,Fitzpatrick,Barclay,Steele,King,Allison


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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 26 June 08 16:56 BST (UK) »
I have just found Hugh Gallacher's death cert as follows
Hugh Gallacher
Locksmith
widower of 1st wife Isabella Gallacher M/S Nelson
2nd wife..................Isabella Gallacher M/S ?
father Hugh Gallacher (deceased) Farmer
mother Mary Gallacher M/S O'Donnell
informant Mary Davidson daughter
Elaine
Added
1st wife should be Isabella Gallacher M/S Gallacher
and Isabella M/S Nelson should be the second wife
according to sp marriage  cert for daughter Mary
Given,McCorkindale,Kennaway.Wylie,Cameron,Mooney,McCloskey,Black,
McCafferty,Gillespie,Jamieson,Keith,Adam,Quigley,Ainslie,
McHugh,Malone,Fisher,Burns,Gallacher,Nelson,Dunleavy,Brannan,
Docherty,McCluskey,Fitzpatrick,Barclay,Steele,King,Allison

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 26 June 08 22:02 BST (UK) »

Hi Elaine

I've just seen the birth certificate that you sent, thanks a lot for doing this.

I had seen a photocopy of this and that why i thought it said JordansTown or TorrensTown.

Looking again at it does look a bit like Portadown, but theres no Portadown in Donegal and it does definitely say Donegal after as well.

Portadown is in Northern Ireland as well.

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Warren   

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 26 June 08 22:37 BST (UK) »
just glad I could help
if you post the bit were it says his fathers place of birth
maybe someone will be able to make it out
Elaine
Given,McCorkindale,Kennaway.Wylie,Cameron,Mooney,McCloskey,Black,
McCafferty,Gillespie,Jamieson,Keith,Adam,Quigley,Ainslie,
McHugh,Malone,Fisher,Burns,Gallacher,Nelson,Dunleavy,Brannan,
Docherty,McCluskey,Fitzpatrick,Barclay,Steele,King,Allison

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 26 June 08 23:11 BST (UK) »

Hi Elaine

Yeah thats a good idea, ill try it out - just have to figure out how to do it

Cheers,
Warren

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Re: GALLACHER, County Donegal
« Reply #26 on: Friday 27 June 08 00:21 BST (UK) »
There's also a Jordanstown in Northern Ireland near Belfast.
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!