GREER PAPERS IN PRONI
GREER WILLS IN PRONIhttp://www.proni.gov.uk/listWill.asp?nListType=1&strOrder=Id&strForename=Joseph&strSurname=Greer&strDeathFromYear=1851&strDeathFromDay=01&nRecordsPerPage=10&chkNameAbstract=on&nPage=3http://www.proni.gov.uk/introduction__greer_lowry_and_alexander.pdf
BALLYHALBERT OLD GRAVEYARD
[BADLY CRACKED STONE WITH ALLEN STONE.]
Here lieth the body of William Greer a child to Rev. Andrew Greer, Millisle, who died March the 7th .....
Also the body of M........ Greer alias ALLEN, wife to the Rev. Andrew Greer, Millisle, who departed this life October the 5th 1806 AE 52 yrs. [BORN 1754]
Also here here lies the body of the Rev. Andrew Greer who was 13 years the Minister of Millisle. He departed this life the 6th of April 1819 in the 86th year of his age. [BORN 1733]
Also the body of Mary CUNNINGHAM, relic of the late Doctor Cunningham of Ballyclare, Co. Antrim, who died on the sixth of September 1833 aged 73 yrs.
Also her daughter Jane wife of James ALLEN of Nunsquarter, who died the first day of March 1870 aged 78 yrs. [BORN 1792]
[With GREER AND MODERN ALLEN STONES]
Erec. to the memory of John Allen, Esq., late of Innishargie, who departed this life on the 13th day of December in the year of Our Lord 1838 aged 78 yrs. [BORN 1760]
Also his wife Eleanor Allen alias WARNOCK who departed this life on the 28th day of April in the year of Our Lord 1841 aged 93 yrs. [BORN 1748]
BALLYPHILIP CHURCH OF IRELAND GRAVEYARD
[White marble stone above large marble surround]
Erected in memory of Helen, the beloved wife of the Rev. George Samuel Greer, who departed this life Nov. 9th 1864 aged 40 yrs. [BORN 1824]
Also their son William Greer, L.C.S., who died Oct. 15th 1874 aged 27 yrs.
Also their son Thomas Edward Greer who departed this life June 15th 1886 aged 27 yrs.
Also the above Rev. George Samuel Greer, Rector of Ballyhalbert,*** who departed this life December 22nd 1901 aged 82 yrs. [BORN 1819]
Also George Beauchamp Greer, 2nd Lieu. R.G.A. who died at Rurki, India, Oct. 5th 1901 aged 20 yrs.
Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away.
Greer William HighStreet ,Portaferry Ballyphilip Down
Greer William Strand St.,Portaferry Ballyphilip Down
Greer William Tullyboard
Residents of house number 1 in Ballyphilip (Portaferry, Down)
Surname Forename Age
Greer Geo Samuel 62 Male Head Cleric in Holy Orders COI Born Co.Tyrone [BORN 1849]
Greer Mary Forbes 59 Female Wife COI Born Co. Dublin
Peters Annie 40 Female Servant Prebs. Born Co. Antrim
Rogers Elizabeth 16 Female Servant R C Born Co. Down
26 STRAND STREET PORTAFERRY
Surname Forename Age
Glass Robert John 85 Male WIDOWER PRIVATE MEANS CO. DOWN [BORN 1826]
Greer Rachel Elizabeth 50 Female DAUGHTER M 30 YRS. BORN AUSTRALIA
Greer John 60 Male SON-IN-LAW J.P. PRIVATE MEANS CO. DERRY [BORN 1851]
Dougherty Mary 35 Female SERVANT
FROM ROS DAVIES SITE....WITH THANKS
. John GREER . Ballyphilip of Portaferry ; a magistrate in 1886 POD
Daniel GREER GRIER Ballyphilip regd. Portaferry; husband of Sarah Davison/Davidson; father of William James b. 9 Jun 1871 & Joseph b. 7 Jul 1874 CR
Miss Eleanor/Ellen GREER Ballyphilip &Ballyculter born 26 Oct 1842, daughter of Robert & Mary Greer of Portaferry; wife of John Atkinson Keaghey; mother of Alicia Matilda b. 1871(regd. Strangford) & Robert b. 1873 & Annie b. 1876 & Katherine Helen b. 1878; died 18 Dec 1923 CR; John McTopy
. Thomas GREER . Ballyphilip left a will in 1831; executor was William Greer of Portaferry IIW # 28264
Miss Eliza GREER Ballyculter married Robert McComiskey 28 Dec 1858 at Ballyculter Church of Ireland; mother of Alexander b. 1864 CR
.James GREER . Ballyculter a spirit & porter dealer in Strangford in 1846 POD
Mr. James GREER . Ballyculter allocated a pew in parish church in 1852 BB p 26
. Robert GREER . Ballyculter a grocer in Strangford in 1824 & 1846 POD
Mr. Robert GREER . Ballyculter allocated a pew in parish church in 1852 BB p 26
Mr. R.F. GREER . Ballyculter under a charter of King James 1st had rights (with others) to run a cattle boat between Strangford & Portaferry, currently in Canada 7 May 1928 DR
Rev. George Samuel GREER Ballyhalbert rector of this parish; died 22 Dec 1901; husband Helen who d. 9 Nov 1864 aged 40; father of William & Thomas Edward; buried Portaferry Church of Ireland graveyard MIs
Rev. George Samuel GREER Ballyphilip rector of parish church in Portaferry 3 Apr 1915 DR*
Miss Mary GREER . Inishargy daughter of Joshua Greer ; aged 21 married Robert McCliment 3 Oct 1851 CR
Lieut.. William GREER .H.P. Ballyphilip a resident of Portaferry in 1824;of 11th Regiment of Foot POD
. William GREER Esq. J.P. Ballyphilip resident of Portaferry in 1846; a magistrate in1852 & 1862; death notice 17 Oct 1868 + POD; DR
Registrar's District of Newtownards
1845, Marriage solemnized at Glastry Presbyterian Church in the Parish of Inishargy in the County of Down.
When Married: 16th October 1845
Name and Surname: Joseph Clint, Age: 21 yrs, Rank or Profession: Sailor
Residence at time of Marriage: Ballyhalbert
Father's Name and Surname: John Clint, Rank or Profession of Father: Fisherman [BORN C 1800]
Name and Surname: Elizabeth Jane Greer, Age 21 yrs, Condition: Spinster, Rank or Profession: Mantua Maker
Residence at time of Marriage: Ballyhalbert*** [BORN 1824]
Father's name and Surname: Joseph Greer,*** Rank or Profession of Father: SCHOOL MASTER [BORN C 1800]
Married in Glastry Presbyterian Church, according to the Form & Disipline of the Presbyterian Church, by license, by me, Gilbert Jameson, 16th October 1845
This Marriage was Solemnized between us, Joseph Clint, Elizabeth Jane Greer (her mark)
In the Presence of us, James Hues, John Martin
[Contributed by Mary Becker]
ELIZA JANE GREER/CLINT, ABOVE, WAS LENA McVEA'S G G G GRANDMOTHER
Ballyhalbert Church of Ireland Graveyard:
Erected in memory of Joseph Clint who died at sea 16 Feb 1854 aged 29 years. Also his wife, Eliza Jane Clint who died 15 Jan 1899 aged 72 years. Also their daughter Margaret Clint who died 29 Mar 1916 aged 68 years. BORN 1848 Inscribed by John & Annie Cooke in loving memory of John Boyd Cooke who died 1 Mar 1918 aged 11 years. His son David Boyd Cooke, born 30 Mar 1913, died 28 Aug 1927. The above named John Cooke, born 14 Jun 1882, died 24 Dec 1927
1851 Census from Old Age Pension Records:
Portavogie, Ballyhalbert, Upper Ards, County Down
Clint, Joseph, head, age 26, marriage 1845 [BORN 1819] BORN 1825 ACCORDING TO GRAVE.
Clint, Eliza, wife, age 28, marriage 1845 NEE GREER
Clint, Margaret, dau, age 5 DIED 1916 AGE 68 BORN 1848
Clint, John, son, age 8 m. .......CAPT.JOHN OF THE SHIP "THE DAY STAR" BORN 1851
[Souce: FHL Film # 0993094]
see this for the Capt. John Clint of the Day Star Familyhttp://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=8896.0
[Note: The above 1851 record was saved because of the pension application submitted by their daughter, Susan Clint, who curiously, did not appear on this census record, and may have been living with John Clint her grandparents at the time of the 1851 Census.]
NOTE MY ANCESTOR SUSANNA CLINT DAUGHTER OF ELIZA JANE GREER AND JOSEPH CLINT MUST HAVE BEEN NAMED AFTER THIS SUSAN BELOW.HER G FATHER WAS JOHN CLINT BUT NOT SURE WHERE THIS JOHN FITS IN
1841 Down, Ards Up., Ardkeen, Ballycranbeg
Clint, John, head, age 30, m. 1831 born 1811
Clint, Susan, wife, age 30, m. 1831
Clint, John, son, age 9 born 1832
Clint, Mary Ann, dau, age 7 born 1834
Clint, Daniel, son, age 5 14 in 1851 claimant
Clint, Margaret, dau, age 3 12 in 1851
Clint, Elizabeth, dau, age 8 m. Eliza 10 in 1851 claimant
Clint, Patrick, son, age 0 9 in 1851
Clint, Catherine, dau, age 0 3 in 1851
JOHN CLINT BORN 1818
SHIPPING TICKET NO 59176 AT AGE 26
JOHN CLINT CAN WRITE
BORN ST ANDREWS CO DOWN 1818
HEIGHT 5!4" HAIR BROWN EYES BLUE MARKS NONE
FIRST WENT TO SEA AS A BOY IN 1832
NOT IN NAVY NOT IN FOREIGN SERVICE
RESIDES AT PORTAFERRY
ISSUED AT AYR 7th MARCH 1845
James Clint, b. c. 1832, son of John and Catherine Clint of the Parish of St. Andrews, Co., Down?
This James Clint and his wife Eliza would have been born c. 1832 in the Parish of St Andrews, Co. Down, Ireland.
"New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists"
Jul 1853, ship: 'Bloomer' to New South Wales, Australia
James Clint, Calling: Farm Lab., Native Place and County: St. Andrews, Co. Down, Ireland, Parent’s Names, and if alive, their addresses: John & Catherine, Father living at St. Andrews, Co. Down, Ireland, Religious Denomination: R. C., Read or write: Neither, Relations in the Colony: None, Any Complaints respecting treatment on board ship: None, Remarks by Immigration Board: Paid (pound) 2 for self and wife (Age 21)
Eliza Clint, Native Place and County: St. Andrews, Co., Down, Ireland, Parent’s Names and if alive, their addresses: John & Catherine, “Muckle” (”Living” is crossed out) Father is in America, Mother at St. Andrews, Religious Denomination: R.C., Read or write: Read, Relations in Colony: --, Any Complaints respecting treatment on board ship: None (Age 21)
JOSEPH CLINT; [BORN C 1819-1824] HUSBAND OF ELIZA JANE NEE GREER CLINT.
AND WILLIAM CLINT BORN C 1809 WHO MARRIED JANE WARNOCK.
SEE THIS LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THEIR FAMILY. http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=7678.0
1851 Census from Old Age Pensions
Portavogie, Ballyhalbert, Upper Ards, Co. Down
Clint, William, head, age 33, marriage 1842 BORN 1809
Clint, Jane, age 28, wife, age 28, marriage 1842 NEE WARNOCK
Clint, Thomas, son age 5
Clint, Jane, dau, age 3 claiment
Clint, John, son, age 1
[Source: LDS Film #0993094]
Registrar's District of Ards
1866. Marriage Solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Ballyhalbert in the County of Down
When Married: Jan. 18 1866
Name and Surname: Henry Young, Age: Full age, Condition: Bachelor, Rank or Profession: Fisherman
Residence at Time of Marriage: Ratala, Parish of Ardkeen
Father's Name and Surname: David Young, Rank or Profession of Father: Fisherman
Name and Surname: Susanna Clint, Age: Full age, Condition: Spinster
Residence at Time of Marriage: Portavogie
Father's Name and Surname: Joseph Clint*, Father's Rank or Profession: Fisherman
Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the United Church of England and Ireland, by License, by me, James Gilchrest A.M. Curate of Inishargy
This Marriage was solemnized between us, Henry Young, Susanna Clint
in the Presence of us, Alexander Mountgmery**, Adam Coffey***
[Note: The above record provided by Lena McVea]
BALLYEASBOROUGH C.O.I. GRAVEYARD
Erec. by Henry Young, Portavogie, in memory of his son Robert who died the 2nd June 1892 aged 19 yrs.
SEE THIS LINK FOR HENRY YOUNG AND SUSANNAH CLINThttp://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=7676.0
This is their son in law my g grandfatherhttp://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=8430.0
Married: 16th October 1845
Joseph Clint died 1854 Eliza nee GREER died 1899 so they are not going to show on the 1901 or 1911 census.
Susannah married Henry Young she must have been born 1845/6
Margaret did not marry [in the grave above] born 1848
John of the Day Star born 1851
Eliza married David Boyd born 1854
1901 census Portavogie
Dwelling 33, Portavogie
Boyd, David head Presbyterian 50 farmer Married Down
" , Eliza* wife 51 farmer's wife "
" , Mary daughter 17 farmer's daughter Single
" , Annie " 15 scholar " MARRIED JOHN COOKE
" , Nanny sister 52 farmer's sister "
*Elizabeth Clint, m. 9 Jan 1875 Newtownards Civil Registrar's Office to David Boyd
Annie married Cooke [Grave above][ I thought they went to the USA, but John is in the above grave She is Eliza and David Boyd's daughter.
BALLYEASBOROUGH CHURCH OF IRELAND GRAVEYARD
Erected by DAVID BOYD OF PORTAVOGIE In Loving memory of his daughter JANE ELIZA who died 5th Jul 1893 aged 11 years.
Also his daughter MAGGIE who died 10th April 1896 aged 17 years.
Also his daughter EVELYN ADELADE who died 5th April 1897 aged 9 years.
Also his son JOHN who died 5th February 1898 aged 21.
Also his daughter AGNES who died 26th July 1900 aged 20 years.
Also the above DAVID BOYD who died 22nd Oct. 1909 aged 58 years.
And his wife ELIZA BOYD who died 30th May 1917 aged 67 years.[NEE CLINT]
1911 PORTAVOGIE CENSUS
Residents of house number 208 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)
Cooke John James 28 Male HEAD DRAPER/GROCER born 14 Jun 1882, died 24 Dec 1927. BORN CO. LEITRIM
Cooke Annie Mckee 25 Female WIFE nee Boyd
Cooke John Boyd 3 Male died 1 Mar 1918 age 11yrs. I think he drowned in Portavogie harbour. buried in Joseph and Eliza's grave above.
Cooke Elizabeth Jeanetta 1 Female
Son David Boyd Cooke, born 30 Mar 1913, died 28 Aug 1927 also buried in Joseph and Eliza's grave. John Cook died 24/12/1927.
Glastry Methodist Church, Parish of Inishargy:
Francis Mawhinney, Anne Clint 21 Oct 1908, Fathers: William Mawhinney, Joseph Clint.
Residents of house number 217 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)
Francis McWhinney and Anne Clint bought the house/shop that Annie Cook lived in[see grave above and 1911 census]. It was called the West End Stores. It has now been demolished to widen the road.
Anne Nee Clint Mawhinney was the daughter of Joseph Clint [son of William] and Hannah Adair from the Ganaway Millisle.
Researched by Mary Becker Admin. and Lena McVea
Edited and posted by Lena McVea Co. Admin