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FAMILY OF ROBERT PALMER:

MIC/IP111/2   2988   Robert    Adam Palmer   Lucy Martin   Portavogie   01.09.1845   16.09.1845

SEE THIS LINK FOR HIS FAMILY
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9409.0

Robert Palmer,  became a seaman. On Jun.28, 1884, in the Newtownards Registry Office he married Agnes Adair.

GLASTRY PRESBYTERIAN RECORDS FROM PRONI

MIC/IP111/2   4940   Annie Mary Kelly   Robert Palmer   Agnes Adair   Portavogie   19.08.1890   02.11.1890
MIC/IP111/2   4812   James                   Robert Palmer   Agnes Adair   Portavogie   22.06.1886   21.07.1886
MIC/IP111/2   4893   Hugh                   Robert Palmer   Agnes Adair   Portavogie   19.11.1888   08.01.1889
MIC/IP111/2   5013   Sarah Elizabeth   Robert Palmer   Agnes Adair   Portavogie   06.02.1893   22.03.1893


1901 Census:
Residents of a house 124 in Portavogue (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Palmer   Ethel   3   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   Not Attending School   Cannot read   English   Not Married   -
Palmer   Jeaney   6   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   Attending School   Cannot read   English   Not Married   -
Palmer   Robert   40   Male   Head of Family   Presbyterian   Co Down   Seaman   Read and write   English   Married   -
Palmer   Hugh   12   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Attending School   Read and write   English   Not Married   -
Palmer   Robert   3   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Not Attending School   Cannot read   English   Not Married   -
Palmer   David      Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Not Attending School   -   English   Not Married   -
Palmer   James   14   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Apprentice Shoe Maker   Read and write   English   Not Married   -
Palmer   Agnes   40   Female   Wife   Presbyterian   Co Down   -   Read and write   English   Married   -

James Palmer was born in 1886 and became an apprentice shoemaker. Married AGNES MAHOOD and went to USA.
Hugh Palmer was born in 1889. Was also in USA 1909 see immigration list below
Jeaney Palmer was born in 1895.
Robert Palmer was born in 1898.
Ethel Palmer was born in 1898.  
David Palmer was born in 1887.

ANN PALMER SISTER OF ROBERT WHO MARRIED AGNES ADAIR

MIC/IP111/2   3098   Ann   Adam Palmer   Lucy Martin   Portavogie   26.01.1848   09.02.1848

Robert Hughes to Ann Palmer in Ballycopeland Presbyterian Church on Jan.9, 1880.


1901 CENSUS

Residents of a house 130 in Portavogue (Ballyhalbert, Down

Hughes   Margaret   16   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   National School Teacher   Read and write      Not Married   
Hughes   Nellie   12   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write      Not Married   
Hughes   Mary E   20   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   National School Teacher   Read and write      Not Married   
Hughes   Ann NEE PALMER   52   Female   Head of Family   Presbyterian   Co Down   Seamstress   Read and write      Married   
PALMER   Lucinda   NEE MARTIN 88   Female   Mother in Law   Presbyterian   Co Down   Retired Dressmaker   Read      WIDOW OF ADAM
Hughes   Robert   9   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write      Not Married   
Hughes   John   6   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write      Not Married   
Hughes   Hugh   14   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Apprentice Carpenter   Read and write      Not Married   

U.S. IMMIGRATION RECORDS
James Palmer, 21-year-old single shoemaker from Portavogie arrived in New York on May 14, 1907, aboard the ``Cedric'' from Liverpool. He was going to stay with his friend Hugh Hughes, 140 Orizel Avenue, Kansas City.

1892-1921 IMMIGRATION RECORD ELLIS ISLAND
HUGH HUGHES
LAST PLACE OF RESIDENCE KANSAS CITY, KANSAS
DATE OF ARRIVAL 25 APRIL 1921
AGE 34YRS SINGLE MALE
LIVERPOOL TO NEW YORK SHIP SS CELTIC
US CITIZEN,  [HE MUST HAVE BEEN HOME FOR A VISIT.]

Hugh Palmer, 20-year-old single laborer from Portavogie, son of Robert Palmer of Portavogie, arrived in New York on Apr.4, 1909, aboard the ``Celtic'' from Liverpool. With friend Samuel McVeigh, a 21-year-old single carpenter from Portavogie, the son of James McVeigh of Portavogie, he was bound for Kansas City. They were accompanied by Robert Keag, a 19-year-old single laborer from Rubane, the son of Adam Keag of Rubane, Kircubbin, who was bound for Chicago.
 
SEE THIS LINK FOR SAMUEL McVEIGH
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9428.0

 1911 census
Residents of house number 49 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Palmer    Robert    50    Male    Head of Family    Presbyterian    Co Down    Fisherman    Read and write    English    Married        27       
Palmer    Nancy    50    Female    Wife    Presbyterian    Co Down       Read and write    English    Married       27    8    6
Palmer    Jennie    16    Female    Daughter    Presbyterian    Co Down       Read and write    English    Single    
Palmer    Bab    14    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down    Attending School    Read and write    English    Single    
Palmer    David    10    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down    Attending School    Read and write    English    Single

Residents of a house 3 in Ballycasborough (Ballyhalbert, Down) 1901

Donnan Maggie 10 Female Daughter Presbyterian Co Down Scholar Read and write English Not Married
Donnan Lizzie 12 Female Daughter Presbyterian Co Down Scholar Read and write English Not Married
Donnan Thomas 44 Male Head of Family Presbyterian Co Down Grocer Cannot read English Married
Donnan Adam  Male Son Presbyterian Co Down  Cannot read English Not Married  
Donnan Arthur 2 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down  Cannot read English Not Married
Donnan Hugh 4 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Scholar Cannot read English Not Married
Donnan William 6 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Scholar Read and write English Not Married
Donnan Thomas 8 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Scholar Read and write English Not Married
Donnan David 17 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Grocer Read and write English Not Married
Donnan Robt John 19 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Oil Hawker Read and write English Not Married
Donnan Richd Joseph 15 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Hawker Read and write English Not Married
Donnan James 20 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Grocer Read and write English Not Married
Donnan Maggie 41 Female Wife Presbyterian Co Down Grocer Read and write English Married NEE HUGHES

Adam Donnan, Arrived in the US in 1920 aged 20
Robert John Donnan, Arrived in the US in 1910 aged 28
David Donnan, Arrived in the US in 1909 aged 24
Richard Donnan, Arrived in the US in 1907 aged 21
Thomas Donnan, Arrived in the US in 1913 aged 20   
DATES OF ARRIVAL FROM PHILLIP MURDOCH

Residents of house number 197 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down) 1911

Donnan Robert John, husband, went to USA. son of Thomas & Margaret nee Hughes
Donnan    Anna Bella NEE MAHOOD    29    Female    Head of Family    Presbyterian    Co Down       Read and write    English    Married       5    3    3
Donnan    Bertie    4    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down    Scholar    Cannot read    English    Single
Donnan    James    3    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down       Cannot read       Single    
Donnan    Herbert    0    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down       Cannot read       Singl
They also later had William Donnan who was lost at sea,
Tom Arthur Donnan m  Hessie McCormick
Lillian Donnan
Lillian emigrated to USA with above James Palmer and his wife [her aunt and uncle] and married Newton Black.

James Palmer was very successful in USA and owned a shoe manufacturing business. James and his wife had no children.

Residents of house number 65 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)

McCallum    Robert    46    Male    Head of Family    Church of Ireland    Co Down    Fisherman    Can read and write       Married        22        
McCallum    Mary    44    Female    Wife    Church of Ireland    Co Down       Can read and write        Married       22        
Hagan    Ellen    67    Female    Mother in law    Church of Ireland    Co Down    Embroidery    Cannot read and write       Widow    

Residents of house number 64 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)

McCollam    John    38    Male    Head of Family    Presbyterian    Co Down    Fisherman    Read and write       Married       14    4    4
McCollam    Sarah Ann NEE MAHOOD    38    Female    Wife    Presbyterian    Co Down        Read and write       Married       14    4    4
McCollam    Minnie    11    Female    Daughter    Presbyterian    Co Down    Scholar    Read and write        Single    
McCollam    James*    8    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down    Scholar    Read and write       Sing
McCollam    Robert    5    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down    Scholar    Read and write        Single    
McCollam    Edith E    2    Female    Daughter    Presbyterian    Co Down       Cannot read       Single

JAMES McCOLLAM* ALSO WENT TO USA.
FAMILY LETTERS FROM JAMES IN U.S.A. TO THE LATE NELLIE AND VICTOR ADAIR STILL EXIST.

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