Sandra Kelly Sawatzky
James COULTER, farmer, married Eliza MCCULLOUGH [nee CAUGHEY] circa 1850 at Portaferry Presbyterian. Their residence in 1883 was Granagh, Down; James COULTER and Eliza MCCULLOUGH [nee CAUGHEY] had at least 7 children.
i. Alexander COULTER; born 1855; died circa 1906; did not marry.
ii. Agnes (Annie) COULTER; born 1856; died on 17-Jan-1922; married John COULTER on 03-Oct-1883 in Glastry Presbyterian, Ards, Ballyhalbert. Margaret COULTER & William KERR were the witnesses to the marriage.
iii. Eliza COULTER married Edward CAUGHEY
iv. Isabella COULTER; born 1858; married Hugh KELLY on 15-Jul-1879 in Portaferry Presbyterian, Ards, Ballyphilip; Alexander COULTER & Mary KELLY were the witnesses to the marriage.
v. Mary COULTER; born 1863; died circa 1955; married James DENVIR
vi. Margaret COULTER; born 1865; married Andrew MCMASTER on 10-Dec-1886 in Portaferry Presbyterian, Ards, Ballyphilip; Thomas COULTER & Essie GOWAN were the witnesses to the marriage.
vii. James COULTER; born 02-Dec-1864; died 17-Mar-1952; James didn’t marry, but he had a curious relationship with Annie CROMWELL his 'housekeeper and companion' for nearly 50 years.
1863 Griffiths Valuation
Tenant: James COULTER; Landlord: Andrew NUGENT; Location: County Down, Barony of Ards, Upper, Union Downpatrick, Ballyphilip Parish, Granagh Townland
Record Type: Civil Birth
Date of Birth: 2 Dec 1864
Name James: COULTER
Fathers Name: James COULTER
Mothers Forenames: Eliza
Mothers Maiden Name: MCCULLOUGH
Civil District: Downpatrick
Sub District: Portaferry
Record Type: Wills Calendars
Date of Death: 15 Oct 1898
Year of Probate: 1899
Name: James COULTER
Annie COULTER (daughter of James COULTER). She was born 1856. She died on 17-Jan-1922.
John COULTER (son of Charles COULTER & Mary LAWSON); born 1843. Residence in 1883 was Dunavely; died on 07-Jul-1922.
John COULTER and Annie COULTER married on 03 Oct 1883 in Glastry Presbyterian, Ards, Ballyhalbert;. they had 7 children.
i. Mary COULTER; born 1886.
ii. James COULTER; born 1888; died 23-Feb-1966.
iii. Hester COULTER; born 1889; died on 10-Dec-1916 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; married David KELLY on 03-May-1911 in St. Anne's Church of Ireland, Belfast, Shankill, County Antrim; Jean CAUGHEY & Robert John MCCLARNON were the witnesses to the marriage.
iv. Maggie COULTER; born 1890.
v. John COULTER; born 1896.
vi. Jane COULTER; born 1898.
vii. Alexander COULTER; born on 02-Mar-1901; died on 29-Sep-1926; buried in Ballymanish Graveyard.
Hester COULTER (daughter of Annie COULTER & John COULTER); born 1889; died 10-Dec-1916 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Buired in an unmarked grave in Regina Cemetery.
David KELLY (son of Isabella COULTER & Hugh KELLY); born on 22-Mar-1891 in Ballygalget, Down; died on 24-Jul-1964 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
David KELLY and Hester COULTER were married on 03-May-1911 in St. Anne's Church of Ireland, Belfast, Shankill, Antrim. They had 2 children.
i. Hugh KELLY, b. 03-Oct-1912, died 12-Dec-1912 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, buired in Regina Cemetery.
ii. William John KELLY; born on 02 Mar 1914 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; married Edith Muriel SELBY on 07-Dec-1944 at Sec 35-17-31W, Anglican Parish of Rocanville, Diocese of Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada; died on 22-Jan-1996 in Moosomin, Saskatchewan, Canada; buried at Webster Union Cemetery in Rocanville, Saskatchewan, Canada.
With thanks to Mr. B. Ellison & Lena McVea.