Friends and Neighbors

Irish farmers were well acquainted with all the people who lived in an area far beyond their own farms. They knew the names of all the other farmers and laborers, as well as the townlands where they lived. They could also recognize people from an even larger area by face and sometimes by name.

As anyone who has undertaken to find their Irish families has already discovered, it is absolutely necessary to know name of the Townland from which they came. Some of you lacking that essential bit of information may find your ancestors have been counted as friends of James Harshaw and John Martin. Many of them are mentioned in the following list. All these townlands are near Loughorne and Donaghmore, near John Martin and James Harshaw. The information comes from records of the Presbyterian and Church of Ireland Churches in Donaghmore. For all the names mentioned, there is some additional genealogical information available at my e-mail address. Some of these men were farm laborers. While lease holding farmers generally stayed on the same land for generations, laborers frequently moved from farm job to farm job, from Townland to Townland. So it is possible that the same name will appear in more than one Townland. Most likely this means a change of jobs. This information is very useful in actually locating additional family history.

The names appear in the sequence they were recorded in the records. The early names thus fall at the beginning of each time period. While the names may appear more than once in the records, they are only listed here once.

A final note: the spelling used in these records is variable, depending on the preference of the person recording the information. Therefore, if you find the name you want with a different spelling than you are used to, you may still have found the correct entry.

Donaghmore Presbyterian Church Records

1804 to 1810

Townland of Anaghbane.
Hugh Marshall; George Hedges; Samuel Moffet; George Malkomson; George Harper.

Townland of Ardarragh.
William Haslip; John Erwin; John Reid; John Murphy; Andrew Donaldson; John Haslip; Andrew Murdoch; Archibald Murdoch.

Townland of Ardkeragh.
John Malcomson; Samuel Morrison; Robert Douglas; George Parker; John Haslip; John Ervin; James Parker.

Townland of Aughnacaven.
Andrew Marshall.

Townland of Ballymacrattybeg.
Frank Clerk; Robert Thomson; Joseph McNeight; John Todd; James Donald; James Weir; William Dodds; John Neil.

Townland of Buskhill.
George Kidd; John Porter; John Parker; Archibald Marshall.

Townland of Cargabane.
David Neil; Hugh Neil; Samuel Neil; John Meharg; Andrew Callighan; James Parker; Moses Lowry; James Linn; John Weir; Alexander Martin; Matthew Ried.

Townland of Carnacally.
James Hasley; John McEwin; James Dickie; James Tailor.

Townland of Castlenigan.
David Cleg; James Gracy; William Linn; David Donaldson; Joseph McMinn; Robert Glenny; Patrick McCrum; James McGaw.

Townland of Corgary.
Henry Reid; John Smith; Henry Reilly.

Townland of Finnard.
William Scott; Alexander Graham; John Ward; William Crawford; Robert Tedford; William Hull; John McNeight; James Graham; Robert Bruce; Andrew Donaldson; William Campbell.

Townland of Grandsha.
Andrew McChestry; Hugh Grimes; William Robinson; William Lowry; Andrew Bryson.

Townland of Lisnaree.
Nevan James; John Scott; Thomas Donaldson; Andrew Murdoch; Samuel Morrison; George Malcomson; William Lester; John Ward; John Hawthorn.

Townland of Loughorne.
John McCollough; John Nordwood; Robert Jamphrie; James Andrew; Samuel Cleg; William Martin; John Drake; Samuel Skillen; Henry Jordon; John Parks; John Andrew; James Morrow; John Norritt; John Stodhert; William Andrew; Samuel Neil; Andrew Boyd; Thomas Persley.

Townland of Ouley.
Andrew Bryson; John Malkomson; William Malkomson; William Dodds; John McKee.

Townland of Ringbane.
Christopher Jardon; David Lowry; William Robinson; William Burns; Andrew Ruddock; Robert Bradford; Robert Balmer; John Beaty.

Townland of Ringclare.
Robert Hamilton; Thomas Hamilton; Andrew Riddock; David Lowry; Robert Jackson; Thomas Campbell; John Eager; Robert Ross; Samuel Carr; James Anderson; John Jackson; John Parks.

Townland of Ringolish.
Joseph Kidd; William Anderson; Nathaniel Kidd; William Kidd; David Farris.

Townland of Shinn.
James Stitt; Hugh Ervin; John Ervin; David Pollock; Robert Pollock; David Weir; George Erwin; Thomas McCandlis; William Ervin; James Gibson; Joseph Waterson.

Townland of Tullymore.
Joseph Neil; Samuel Jardon; Quenton Shannon; Samuel Arnold; Samuel Ferguson; William Walker; David Tailor; John Neil; Andrew Marshall; James Tate; Alexander Dodds; Samuel Fegan; William Murphy.

Townland of Tullymurry.
Alexander McClung; John McClung; Sanders McGaffin; John Neil; William Walker; Thomas Caraghan; Andrew Marshall; Thomas Marshall; William Ferris.

1811 to 1820

Anaghbane.
James Lyons; George Hadzen; John Campbell.

Ardarragh.
Andrew Haslip; Henry Mahood; William Frizzel; William Haslip; John Haslip; Robert Haslip; Archibald Murdoch; William Montgomery; John Anderson; William Anderson; William McKinstrey; Thomas Tole; James Finagan.

Ardkeragh.
John Malkomson; William Tate; Joseph Parker; George Higgins; Matthew Reid; William James; Edward Carter; Robert Erwin; Alexander Wright

Aughnacaven.
Andrew Marshall.

Ballymacrattybeg.
Frank Clerk; Robert Thomson; Joseph Shane; Hugh Lions; Joseph McNeight.

Buskhill.
Robert McCallister; Archibald Marshall; John Martin; Robert McMaster; David McMaster; John Herran.

Cargabane.
Charles Feris; Samuel Neil; Robert Balmer; John Weir; David Neil; Joshua Beaty; Andrew Weir; Moses Lowry.

Carnacally.
John Boyd; William Robinson; Thomas Tole; John Cruthers; Andrew Tailor; William McCollough; Andrew Boyd; James Woods.

Castlenigan.
Matthew Ried; William Lions; David Burns; Robert Williamson; Henry McCardile; John Cleg; James Gracy; John Reid.

Corgary.
Henry Kelly; Charles Faris; Thomas Welsh.

Finnard.
Robert Tedford; William Campbell; John Ward; William Crawford; John Scott; James Gibson; William Wright; Alexander Hannah; William Scott; Robert Bruce; James Campbell; David Campbell; Alexander Graham; Andrew Ferguson; James McGaw.

Grandsha.
Andrew Mechestrey; William Lowry; John Malkomson; William Halliday; Isaac Waddel; Henry Hool.

Lisnaree.
Andrew Murdock; Alexander Hannah; Isaac Herbison; John Donaldson; Thomas Greer; Thomas Donaldson; John Hawthorn; George Malkomson; John Burrell; Samuel McCanuff; Thomas Tate; Alexander McCraken; Isaac Rainey; James McGaw.

Loughorne.
James Andrew; Joseph Dalzell; David Martin; William Andrew; William Martin; David Donnelly; John Norritt; John Boyd; Alexander Montgomery; John Moffit; Robert Jamphrie; Alexander Spear; John Andrew; John Parks; William Boyd; John Stothert; James Moffet; James McChestry; David Cleg; Robert Andrew; James Mechestry; Adam Brown; James Morrow.

Ouley.
Thomas Barkley; Thomas Campbell; John Douglass.

Ringbane.
Wilson Murry; Robert Bradford; John Beaty; James McDowell; William Williamson; Moses Lowry; Thomas Purdy; James McGaffin; Samuel Carr; Edward Castle; James Stevenson.

Ringclare.
Jacob Lindsay; James Anderson; John Jackson; Samuel Carr; James Todd; Joseph McKee; Thomas Campbell; William Campbell; Isaac Kidd; Samuel Hamilton; William Lowry; Andrew Ruddock; William Carnighan; Robert Ruddock.

Ringolish.
Isaac Kidd; James Stevenson; Joseph Kidd; Samuel Boyd; John Boyd; George Kidd.

Shinn.
William Montgomery; Robert Pollack; David Pollack; Hugh Ervin; Thomas McCandles; James Lions; Alexander Spear; Thomas Doogin; Moses Boyd; James Woods; James Ervin; Samuel McCollough; George Spear; John McMaster.

Tullymore.
James Tedford; Robert Ervin; Thomas Carnaghan; Quinton Shannon; William Walker; Joseph Neil; John Young; Andrew McClelland.

Tullymurry.
Andrew Marshall; Thomas Marshall; William Donald.

1821 to 1830

Annaghbane.
James Gillespy; George Hedzen; James Todd; John Marshall; James Hillan; Robert McCallister.

Ardarragh.
William Haslip; Andrew Haslip; John Anderson; James Finnigan; John Donaldson; Andrew Donaldson; William Frizzel.

Ardkeragh.
Robert Ervin; James Murray; James Gibbney; Archibald Donald; Joseph Donelly; Thomas Morrow; William McCestrey; Jame Geary; John Donnelly; Alexander Wright; Francis Greer; John Ervin; James Maxwell; Samuel Moffit.

Ballymacrattybeg.
William McKee; Joseph McNeight; Boyd Marshall; Joseph McKee; Robert McKee; James McKee.

Buskhill.
John Martin; James James.

Cargabane.
Thomas Greer; Andrew Weir; George Dorman; William James; Alexander Neil.

Carnacally.
Samuel Cowan; William Dickey; Samuel Gibbeney; Andrew Boyd; John Andrew; John Parks; John Reid; George McEwen; William Robinson; Isaac McCrum.

Castlenigan.
David Burns; John Malkomson; David Cleg; James McGaw; Robert Williamson.

Corgary.
George Hasely; John Barr; John Smith; Thomas Welsh; John Wright.

Finnard.
Andrew Furguson; David Campbell; David Miller; William Haslip; James Bradford; David Millar; William Campbell; Samuel Bruce; Thomas Tole; Joseph Hannah; Moses Lowry; Hugh Crawford.

Grandsha.
William Lowry; Robert McCallister.

Lisnaree.
John Donaldson; Thomas Greer; John Greer; John James; James McGaw; Brice McMullin; Andrew Donaldson; Robert Donaldson; Moses McGaw; Andrew Furguson; Samuel McGaw; James Hueston; Thomas Donaldson.

Loughorne.
Adam Brown; Andrew Montgomery; James McKestry; Edward Williamson; John Boyd; Robert Jeffrey; James Morrow; David Burns; John Martin; Thomas Gordon; Samuel Cleg; Robert Andrew; John Bradford; Thomas Parks; James McKee.

Ringbane.
William McDavid; William McDowell; Isaac Kidd; John Murray; Alexander Martin.

Ringclare.
Samuel Carr; John Jackson; Isaac Kidd; William Campbell; William McNeight.

Ringolish.
George Ervin; John Donaldson; William Kidd; Isaac Kidd; John Campble.

Shinn.
Alexander Spear; George Spear; John McMaster; Moses Boyd; William Doogan; William Spear; James Malkomson; Robert Dalzell; George Graham; Edward Crummy; Samuel McCollough; James Murray; Samuel Montgomery; Henry McCardell; Robert Barr; Alexander Fagan; Joseph Kildare; John Spear; John Williamson; George Barkley.

Tullymore.
William Donald; John Neil; Arthur Presley; James Patterson.

Tullymurry.
James McKee.

1831 to 1837

Annaghbane.
James Todd; John Marshall; Ralph Todd; James Hedzen; Andrew Cupples.

Ardarragh.
William Haslip; James Andrew; John Sloan; John Donaldson; Thomas Tole; John Anderson; William Grant; Richard Haslip; John Mills; Joseph Haslip.

Ardkeragh.
George Graham; Barnard Cook; Joseph Donnelly; Thomas Morrow; James Gibbney; John Ervin; Archibald Murphy; Samuel Lyons; David Higgins; James Maxwell; William Wright; George Erwin; Frank Greer; John Donnelly; Thomas Malkomson.

Ballymacrattybeg.
Robert McKee; James McKee; James Thomas; Joseph McKee; Isaac Smith; David McNeight; Samuel B. Marshall; James Thomson.

Buskhill.
James Gammil; David McMaster; James McKee; Hugh Hillton; William Kidd.

Cargabane.
Joseph McGaffin; Thomas McCelvy; Robert Wilson; George Ervin; John Wright; John McKee; James Kidd; John McClung; William Jones.

Carnacally.
Samuel Gibbeney; James Woods; John Andrew; William Dickey; James Andrew; Isaac McCrum; Arthur Priestly; William Higgins; Andrew Boyd.

Castlenigan.
Robert Williamson; James McGaw; Hamilton Thomson; John Presley; James Cleg.

Corgary.
George Hasely; Thomas McClevy; John McCelvy; Joseph Smith; Thomas Welsh.

Finnard.
William Haslip; Samuel McNeight; James McNeight; Joseph Hanna; David Millar; David Haslip; Samuel Mills; David Campbell; William Crawford; John Livingston; William Campbell; Alexander McCracken.

Grandsha.
William Lowry; Robert McCallister.

Lisnaree.
James Hudson; John Greer; Thomas Greer; David Lister; Samuel McGaw; Andrew Scott; Moses McGaw; Thomas Donaldson; Andrew Donaldson.

Loughorne.
Samuel Cleg; John Boyd; John Bradford; James Andrew; Thomas Parks; David Pollack; William Andrew; John Martin; James McKee; John Greer; David Cleg; Thomas Gordon; James McNeight; David Andrew.

Ringbane.
Moses Savage; Isaac Kidd; John Campbell; James Andrew; John McClung; William Marshall James McGaffin; John Kinney.

Ringclare.
William Carnaghan; John Martin; William Campbell; Alexander Martin; James Barkley; John Jackson; William Marshall.

Ringolish.
James Kidd; Isaac Kidd; William Murphy; William Kidd; Samuel Carnaghan.

Shinn.
Samuel Montgomery; John McCollough; William Brunty; Moses Boyd; Henry McCardle; John McMaster; Alexander Fagan; Robert Dalzell; William Doogan; William Ward; Robert McGaw; Joseph Kildare; Henry Ewart; William Spear; John Spear; Isaac Ervin; Alexander Spear; Moses Boyd; Thomas McCanlis; John McKitrick; Thomas Greer. Hugh Hazen.

Tullymore.
James Patterson; John Marshall; John Herron.

Tullymurry.
John Marshall; William Donnell; John McClung; Andrew Cummings; James McNeight.

1845 to 1853

Annaghbane.
John Ervin

Ardarragh.
George Hazlipp; Alexander Lernor; John Haslipp; Richard Hazlipp.

Ardkeragh.
Samuel Kane; John Donelly; James Anderson; Andrew Burden; Joseph Duff.

Aughnacaven.
John Parker; John Porter.

Ballymacrattybeg.
Archibald Marshall; John Walker; Robert Boyd.

Buskhill.
William McAlister; Hugh Martin; Samuel J. Moore; Moses McComb.

Carnacally.
John Reid; Joseph Weir.

Castlenigan.
David McKee; John Clegg; Isaac McCrum; James Murphy; Robert McMinn; Alexander Rainey; Patrick Boyle.

Corgary.
William Glenny.

Finnard.
Archibald;Crawford; William Hanna; John Hazlipp; Archibald Murdoch; Thomas Ward.

Lisnaree.
William Donaldson; Archibald Murdoch; David Stoddart; William Andrew; James Donaldson.

Loughorne.
William Kinghan; Robert Craig; Patrick Boyle; Robert Andrews; John Ellison; David McKee; Alexander Rainy; David Boyd; William Bradford; Joseph Rainy; Robert Jeffrey; John Gamble; Thomas Rainey.

Ringbane.
Thomas Riden.

Ringclare.
Samuel Lyons; John Jackson; John Kinny; James McKee; William Copeland; James Hudson; Christopher Cullon; Joseph Brunty.

Ringolish.
John Irvin; Thomas McKelvey; David Weir; Hugh McKelvey; James Kidd; William English; William Harcourt;

Shinn.
William Ward; James Pollack; Isaac Irvin; Joseph McCandlish; William Speers; Isaac Irvin; Joseph Waterson; James Kildare; Andrew Lyons.

Tullymurry.
James Murphy; Thomas Marshall; George Adamson; John Marshall; Hugh Marshall; James Skillen; Andrew McGaffin; William McClug; William McCourt; David Weir; Robert Russell.

1854 to 1863

Anaghbane.
John Ervin.

Ardarragh.
John Haslip; James Anderson; Andrew Sloan.

Ardkeragh.
Joseph Duff; Alexander Douglas; John Haslip; James Malcomson.

Aughnacaven.
John Porter; Robert Young.

Ballymacrattybeg.
John Walker; William Hutchinson; William McKredy.

Buskhill.
Hugh Martin; William McAlister.

Caragabane.
Isaac Evens; William Copeland; William Young.

Carnacally.
William Dickie.

Castlenigan.
Robert Megaw; Robert McMin; Thomas Reiney; James Gamble; Andrew Presley; Alexander Rainy.

Finnard.
Thomas Ward; Henry Haslip; Joseph Hannah; David Gibson.

Gransha.
John Lowry.

Lisnaree.
Robert Donaldson; Archibald Murdock; William Donaldson; William Magaw.

Loughorne.
Thomas Rainey; William Bradford; Isaac McCrumb; John Ellison; John Andrew; Alexander Rainey; David Gibson; Robert Andrew; Robert Jeffrey; Alexander Lemon; John Clegg; William Ellison; William Campbell; Robert Lyons; Samuel Rainey; David Gibson; Thomas Andrew; Samuel Brow; John Rainey.

Ouley.
John Waddel.

Ringbane.
James McGaffin; John McGaffin; Robert Russel.

Ringclare.
Joseph Brunty; William Harcourt; Moses McCrumb; John Porter; William Kydd; Robert Jackson; John Kernaghan.

Ringolish.
Hugh McCelvey; William Marshall; Robert Jackson; Thomas Martin; Hugh Pollack.

Shinn.
James Kildare; Joseph McCanles; Andrew Lyons; James Rainey; Robert Megaw; Joseph Watterson; David Robinson; Thomas McCullock; Archibald Gammel; John Lyons; Andrew Magaw.

Tullymore.
John Lyons; Joseph Clegg.

Tullymurry.
Robert Russell; James Skillen; William McCourt; Thomas Marshall; David Weir; Joseph Kydd; John Clegg; Robert Young; Robert Sloan.

Records of the Donaghmore Church of Ireland

1785 to 1820

Anaghbane.
William Higgins; James Butler; William Jeffries; John Hamilton; James Bartley; Jonathan Welsh; Thomas Berkley; Jonathan Boales; Thomas Gilmore; Hugh Neil.

Ardarragh.
James Kennedy; George Douglass; James Macaravey; Samuel Carrity?; William Scott; James McKelvey; William Robinson; John Morgan; David Knight; Thomas Bartley; William Patterson.

Aughnacaven.
Arthur McThierry.

Ballymacrattybeg.
John Davison; William Graly.

Buskhill.
Robert Lyons; Hugh Carter; Henry Welsh; Daniel McFadon; Bryan Magill.

Cargabane.
Arthur Demond; George Hamilton; John Carlile; William Henderson; James McFarlin; Samuel Marshall; John Byrnes.

Carnacally.
James Taylor.

Corgary.
Thomas McCabe; William Mathers; William Cernaghan; William Hinton; John Magill; William Condon; George Hamilton; Robert Smith; Isaac Cole; Samuel Scott; Edward Innis.

Lisnaree.
John Wills.

Loughorne.
John Scott; James Cole.

Ouley.
George Dillon; William R. Innes; Thomas Barcley; John Waddle; Robert Waddle; John Kingston.

Ringbane.
George Vaughan; George Carlile; John Campbell; Samuel Mophet; James Jamphries; William Thomson; Joseph Kinney; Robert Bradford; John Gerry.

Ringclare.
James Butler; John Williamson; James McConnell; Archibald McCollough; Hugh Campbell; Charles McCarrel.

Ringolish.
William Kidd; William McClung; Robert Bradford; John Thompson; Andrew Chambers; George Kidd.

Tullymore.
Bernard Magill; Samuel Higanson; John Shannon.

Tullymurry.
William McGrady; William McKee; Michael McKey; Thomas Marshall; Robert Barclay.

1821 to 1830

Anaghbane.
Hugh Lyon; Joseph Simpson.

Ardkeragh.
Robert Little; Bernard Margreen; John Kinghon; David Knight; James Lyons?; John McKinstry; Robert Douglass; John Waddle; William McGreaddy; Samuel Marshall; James Wilson.

Aughnacaven.
George Skeffington.

Ballymacrattybeg.
Robert McKee.

Cargabane.
William McKinstry.

Carnacally.
James Tate; George Kennedy.

Corgary.
Edward Innes; Isaac Mathers.

Ringbane.
Alexander Spear; William Ruddock; David Moffet; William McGraddy; Robert Courtenay; Thoms Bolls.

Ringclare.
Robert McGee.

Shinn.
David Malkomson; Alexander Donnel.

Tullymore.
John Scott; William Walker.

Tullymurry.
Luke Haughey (Catholic).

1821 to 1830

Anaghbane.
John Barr.

Ardkeragh.
Martin Bowden; John Parker; John Fowler; George Hamilton; Henry Hunt; James McAravey; William Dowdall; William Lowry; Edward Quinn; James Crothers.

Ballymacrattybeg.
Alexander McBurney; William McClean; William Norritt; Alexander Burns.

Buskhill.
William Walker; James Gammell; Hugh Scott.

Cargabane.
Robert McKee; Luke Haffey; Charles McCormmick; John Shearin; Arthur McGee; James Crothers; William Murray.

Corgary.
Isaac Mathers; Samuel Hazley; Joseph Marshall.

Grandsha.
John Wilson.

Loughorne.
Robert Foster; John Parks; James Robinson.

Ouley. James McAravey.

Ringbane.
Joseph McClung; James Boles; John Carr; William Murray; Moses Savage; Thomas Murray.

Ringclare.
John Campbell; Robert McKee; Joseph McCrumb; Thomas Campbell; Robert Riddock; Joseph Marshall.

Ringolish.
John Ruddock; Robert Wilson; John Lyons.

Tullymore.
John Downey; Joshus Nealson; Archibald Burns.

Tullymurry.
Charles Murry, foundling; Arthur Magill.

1831 to 1840.

Anaghbane.
William Murray; James Martin.

Ardkeragh.
Samuel Marshall; James Murphy; David Nesbit; William Hazlip; William Rogers.

Aughnacaven.
Patrick Diffon; John Roney.

Ballymacrattybeg.
Alexander McBurney; Alexander Cummings; James Hawthorne; Joshua Neelson; Abraham Hawthorn; Thomas Whiteside.

Buskhill.
George Murphy; William Murray; Joseph Gibson.

Cargabane.
John Downey; William McKinstrey; Henry Neil.

Corgary.
James White; Isaac Matthews; Isaac Coles; John Harker; Hugh Campbell; William McKey.

Loughorne.
Joseph McClung; John Macollom.

Ouley.
William Waddle.

Ringbane.
Hugh Marshall; James Boles; George Vaughan; David McAuley; Robert McConnell.

Ringclare.
Robert Ruddock; Abraham Campbell; Joseph Marshall; James McConnell; William Hamilton; Thomas McGwinn.

Ringolish.
John Sherrin; Robert McConvell; William McKeag; Robert Murphy; James Skillen.

Tullymore.
John McClean; James Galey; James Barnes; Robert Graham.

Tullymurry.
Hugh Marshall; John McKinstry; George Murphy.

1842 to 1863.

Anaghbane.
Andrew Downey; John Marshall; James Smart.

Ardkeragh.
William Rodgers; William Sloan?; William Wright.

Carncacally.
William Gamble.

Cargabane.
William Neil; James Bradford; Samuel Neil.

Grandsha.
William Clegg.

Loughorne.
James Conaway; William McMullen.

Ringclare.
Isaac Kidd.

Ringolish.
John Hudson; Thomas Neale; John Gordon; William Campbell; Hugh Marshall; George Scott.

Shinn.
Thomas Smith.

Tullymore.
Joseph Nesbit; John Welsh.

Tullymurry.
Joseph Marshall.

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