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« on: July 31, 2012, 11:29:57 AM »

I have Hunters in my tree it is my ggggrandfather Patrick Hunter who is buried in the entrance to the Abbey in Greyabbey.He came over from Scotland with his family he was born in Lundie Angus on 1st may 1822.What i am exactly looking for is his wife was Barbara Hunter she died in 19th December 1893 but cant find were she is buried at.I found her children Patrick and barbara they are buried in Portaferry any suggessions would be great thanks
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2012, 07:09:20 AM »


Hunter, William   Ballydoonan, Donaghadee   May 20 1617

April 5th 1768 Alex Hunter to Ann Reid

Oct.9th 1821 Alex Hunter to Sarah Doyle alias Daily witnesses Alex McCormick & Eliza Sinclair

Residents of a house 105 in Grey Abbey (Greyabby, Down)1901

Hunter Elsie 5 Female Adopted Daughter Episcopalian Ch Scotland Scholar Read  Not Married
Hunter May 15 Female Adopted Daughter Episcopalian Ch Scotland Scholar Read and write  Not Married
Stewart Robert 69 Male Head of Family Episcopalian Ch Co Down Gardener Read and write  Married BORN 1833
Stewart Margaret J 53 Female Wife Episcopalian Ch Co Down - Read and write Married

Here lies the body of Patrick Hunter, Dundi- in Scotland, born 1st May 1822 died 4th Jan. 1865 aged 42 yrs.
He was for many years land steward & overseer of the Greyabbey Abbey estate in the Barony of Ards.
This stone was placed here in memory of his faithful service by Hugh MONTGOMERY Esq. of Greyabbey.

Here lieth the body of James Hunter of Ballyboghillbow who died 20th Sept 1771 aged...
Also his sister Ellen Hunter who died 24th Aug. 178(.) aged 33 yrs.
Also James SHAW who died 13th Aug. 185(.) aged 76 yrs
Ellen Mary Shaw 8th June 1873

Here lieth the body of James Hunter of Ballyboghillbow who died June 22nd 1801 aged 100 yrs.
Also his wife Rebecca Hunter alias EARLE who died Sept. 26th 1787 aged 74 yrs.
Also Mary Hunter alias ADAMS, daughter of James Adams late of Ballyrolly, & wife of Samuel Hunter of Ballyboghillbow who died 2nd Oct. 1808 aged 44 yrs.
Also above Samuel Hunter who died .. .. 1839 aged 78 yrs.
Catherine Hunter died 2nd Oct. 1839 aged 46 yrs.
Samuel William SHAW 1874.

Elizabeth Hunter 29th April 1835
Mary Elizabeth Hunter 24th April 1843.

With MAJILTON stone
Sacred to the mem of Mary HUNTER widow of the late John Shanks and last surviving daughter of the late William MAJILTON of Greyabbey.
She died 19th Sept. 189[.] age 69 yrs.
She was first married to John DAVIDSON who died in 1847 and her only child by that marriage was buried here 1850 aged 4 yrs.
She was sextoness of the Parish Church & caretaker of the Abbey for 30 yrs and was well liked & respected by all who knew her.

Here lieth the body of Samuel Hunter son to Archibald Hunter of Whitechurch who died 23rd June 1807 aged 38yrs.

Erect. by Agnes Hunter of Tullycavey in mem of her husband Thomas Hunter who died 1st Sept. 1870 aged 57 yrs.

Erect. by Samuel McVea Portavogie in memory of his father John McVea who died 17th June 1887 aged 65 yrs. born 1822
Also his mother Mary McVea who died 10th May 1888 aged 58 yrs.
Also his daughter Elizabeth who died 9th July 1888 aged 7 yrs
Also his son David John who died 25th March 1900 aged 22 yrs.
Also his son Samuel who died 8th March 1909 aged 25 yrs.
Also his son Hugh who died 18th July 1917 aged 43 yrs.
Also the above named Samuel who died 21st May 1925 aged 73 yrs.
Also his wife Jane McVea who died 11th Nov. 1939 aged 85 yrs.  [Nee KELLY]
Also Lily McVea died 24th Jan. 1969 aged 75 yrs.
Also Ellen HUNTER died 18th Sept.1869 aged 92 yrs.

[Two slate tablets in a large surround with a rough chain enclosure]
Erect. to the memory of Robert Brown late of Kircubbin who died 2nd June 1839 aged 71 yrs.
Also his wife Jane Brown alias MILLER who died Oct. 1810 aged 40 yrs.
Also son Robert who died 5th June 1854 aged 61 yrs.
Also his son Henry who died 1811 age 3 yrs.
Also his daughters Ann and Nancy who died in infancy.
Also his son John Brown, late of Strangford , who died 2nd August, 1865 aged 65 yrs.
Hugh Brown late of Ballylimp who died 1st. Nov. 1848 aged 82 yrs.
Also son Hugh who died 28th Nov. 1848 age 26 yrs.
Also his son William who died 20th March 1861 aged 36 yrs.
Also his daughter Margaret who died 10th august 1830 age 10 yrs.
Also his daughter Sarah who died 27th Feb. 1826 aged 1 yr. and 7 mths.
Also his grandson Hugh B. McMULLAN who died 22nd June 1852 aged 5 mths.
Also his wife Jane Brown alias HUNTER who died 9th August 1864 aged 75 yrs.
Also his daughter Ann Brown who died 29th Sept. 1872 aged 62 yrs.
Also his daughter Nancy Brown who died 14th May 1881 aged 68 yrs.
Also his son John Brown formerly of Ballylimp & Portavogie who died in
Newtownards on the 17th October 1882 aged 72 yrs.    Be ye also ready.

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