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« on: July 03, 2010, 05:06:33 AM »

In my research I am finding a huge lot of Peninsula families going to Chicago and Kansas. All these people seem to be going to earlier family members already in the USA, they also seem to have a connection to Fowler Meat Packing Co. in Kansas City.  LENA.


1901 ARDKEEN CENSUS
JOHN KELLY HEAD AGE 58 SHOEMAKER BORN 1843
ELEANOR JANE WIFE AGE 57 SEAMSTRESS NEE TENNANT
HANNAH KELLY DAUGHTER AGE 18 SCHOOL TEACHER

FRANCIS ADAIR VISITOR AGE 12 YRS.


63 KIRKISTOWN 1911 CENSUS
 
Kelly John 68 Male
 DAUGHTER Kelly Hannah 28 Female SCHOOL TEACHER

This is their daughter Eleanor Jane nee Kelly Adair below
1901 Census

 Residents of a house 109 in Portavogue Ballyhalbert Down Portavogie
see this link for more information on this family.

http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9498.0

This family's first child was born in CHICAGO but they must have come home again.

Adair       Helen      4              Female    Daughter Presbyterian           Co Down, Ireland    Scholar   Read and write                      Not Married  later married Adair

Adair       William    35            Male        Head of Family       Presbyterian           Co Down, Ireland    Fisherman              Read and write                       Married  

Adair       Alexander               7              Male        Son          Presbyterian           CHICAGO, U.S.A.      Scholar   Read and write  Drowned at sea.                    Not Married                

Adair       Johnnie   2              Male        Son          Presbyterian           Co Down Ireland                  Read and write                     Not Married            

Adair       Eleanor Jane    nee Kelly      30            Female    Wife         Presbyterian           Co Down  Ireland                   Read and write                     Married
DAUG. OF JOHN & NIECE OF JAMES KELLY AND JANE MCDONNELL BELOW

1911 census
Adair    Eleanor Jane    40    Female HEAD MARRIED 18 YRS 6 CHL.BORN 6 ALIVE
Adair    Helen    14    Female         DAUGHTER
Adair    John    12    Male             SON
Adair    Wm Victor    9    Male     SON married Nellie Mary Coffey daug. of Geo. and Maggie nee Devoy Coffey
Adair    Hannah Dora    3     DAUGHTER
Adair    Agnes Isabella 0     DAUGHTER
WILLIAM MUST BE AT SEA AS SHE IS NOT LISTED AS A WIDOW.

ADAIR
Erect. by David J., Thomas and Wm. Adair in loving memory of their father Francis Adair who died at Cloughey 27th Feb. 1907 aged 79yrs.
Also their mother Eliza Adair who died 5th Nov. 1910 aged 82 yrs.
Also their sister Eliza who died 10th April 1897 aged 38 yrs.
Also their brother Francis who died in CHICAGO, U.S.A. 1900 aged 37 yrs.
Also above named William Adair who died 3rd March 1933 aged 59 yrs.
For more Adair info. see this link
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=8952.0

GLASTRY PRES. CHURCH

ADAIR
In a low cement enclosure
Erect. by James Adair, Ballyeasboro, in memory of his father Robert Adair who died at QUEBEC Oct. 20th 1869 aged 46 yrs. BORN 1823
Also his mother Jane Adair who died Nov. 6th. 1900 aged 72 yrs.
Also his children who died young.
Also the above James Adair who died 14th Feb. 1938 aged 85 yrs
Also his beloved wife Martha who died 8th May 1938 aged 85 yrs

1901 CENSUS

Residents of a house 167 in Portavogue Ballyhalbert Down

Palmer   Ellen   18   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   Farmer's Daughter   Read and write      Not Married  
Palmer   John   48   Male   Head of Family   Presbyterian   Co Down   Farmer   Read and write     Married  
Palmer   Adam   15   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Farmer's Son   Read and write      Not Married  
Palmer   William   14   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write      Not Married  
Palmer   John   8   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write      Not Married  
Palmer   Margaret   47   Female   Wife   Presbyterian   Co Down     Read and write      Married  

1911 CENSUS

Residents of house number 35 in Portavogie BallyhalberT Down

Palmer John 57 Male Head of Family Presbyterian Co Down Farmer Read
and write -Married  5 5
Palmer Margaret 56 Female Wife Presbyterian Co Down  Read and
rite  Married  30 5 5 BORN 1855 NEE MARTIN
Palmer Ellen 27 Female Daughter Presbyterian Co Down Farmer's
Daughter Read and write  Single
Palmer Adam 25 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Farmer's Son Read and
write  Single
Palmer William 24 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Farmer's son R&W

BALLYHALBERT OLD GRAVEYARD

PALMER.
John Palmer for wife Margaret nee Martin who died Feb.13, 1921, age 71 years. Above John died Apr.17 1937, aged 84 yrs. Son William died Oct.13, 1937 age 50 yrs and is buried in Mount Pleasant, TORONTO. Daughter Nellie died Mar.28 1948.

1851 Census from Old Age Pensions
Portavogie, Ballyhalbert, Upper Ards, Co. Down
Clint, William, head age 33, marriage 1842 BROTHER OF JOSEPH AND JAMES
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 #099309

DAUGHTER JANE
Jane CLINT . Greyabbey mother of William b. 24 Sep 1869 married Hugh Coffey 30 Dec 1892 in Newtownards living in Portavogie in 1911 died 7 Sep 1924 aged 78 buried Ballyhalbert graveyard CR MIs
JANE'S SON WILLIAM CLINT THOMPSON MARRIED MARY CURRAN AND MOVED TO USA

DAUGHTER MARY
David O’Brien
b. 12 Dec 1861 Portavogie, Co. Down Ireland
d. 5 Jul 1945 CHICAGO Cook Co Illinois
m. Mary Clint
Father: John O’Brien
Mother: Jane Clint DAUGHTER OF PATRICK M JOHN O'BRIEN

Mary Clint
b. 5 May 1862 Portavogie Co. Down Ireland
d. 3 Feb 1942 CHICAGO Cook Co. Illinois
m. David O’Brien
Father: William Clint
Mother: Jane Warnock

See this link for more information on this family
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9223.0

 Immigration Shipping List for USA 1906
SS. Lake Manitoba ship manifest which sailed from Belfast on 27-Sept-1906 and arrived in Quebec on 6-Oct-1906

Francis Beggs Ballywalter age 22 sgl., labourer,  5 ft. 6 ins. red hair, fair skin, blue eyes, holding $16 going to his friend John McCready 5025 Troop St.? CHICAGO
Traveling with
George Hamilton McIlroy  Ballywalter  age 36  married,  stud groom, 5 ft. 4 ins., fair hair, fair skin, blue eyes, holding $55 going to his cousin John SKILLEN  836 Washington Blod? CHICAGO.


GLASTRY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Erect. by Thomas Coffey Portavogie in memory of his daughter Mary Ann who died
29th Nov. 1895 aged 15 yrs.
Also his son Samuel who died 22nd Sept. 1896 aged 23 yrs.
Also his wife Sarah Coffey who died 21st Sept. 1897 aged 52 yrs.
Also his son John who was drowned 14th July 1900 aged 22 yrs. Interrred in ..wood Cemetery CHICAGO USA.
Also his son Thomas who died 13th Oct. 1901 aged 15 yrs.
Also the above Thomas Coffey who died 14th Sept. 1935 aged 92 yrs.
SEE THIS LINK FOR MORE ON THIS COFFEY FAMILY
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9019.0

David McWatters & Eliza Jane Kelly who also went to CHICAGO.
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9253.0
 

Also James Kelly made a number of trips to the US and some of his children were born in the US.  Some of this children, including Thomas & Edith, eventually immigrated to CHICAGO.  James died in CHICAGO while visiting some of his children.

 
1911 Census - 85 Kirkistown, Ardkeen

Kelly James, 67 head Pres, estate bailiff widower b1844

Kelly Edith 21 daughter Pres seamstress single b1890

 1901 Census - Ardkeen

Kelly James 55 head, bailiff b1846

Kelly Jane 59 wife nee MCDONNELL b1842

Kelly Thomas 12 son b1889

Kelly Sharlote , daughter b1890

Kelly Edit 9 daughter b1892

 Marriage Date: 31/10/1870
Location: Ardkeen C of I, Ards, Ardkeen, Down
Husband: James KELLY 25 of Ballyfinragh, servan son of James servant b1845
Wife:  Jane MCDONNEL, 25 of Ballygalget farmer’s daughter daughter of David farmer
Witnesses:  William COULTER Robert GLENN

 CLOUGHEY PRESBY. GRAVEYARD
James Kelly of Kirkistown

In memory of his beloved wife Jane Kelly who died 9th April 1909 aged 67 years.  Also his son Thomas Kelly who died in infancy.  Also the above named James Kelly who died in CHICAGO USA 10th August 1915 aged 70 years.  Also in memory of David son of the above, who died 12th Nov. 1939 aged 65 years, also Sarah Elizabeth wife of David who died 28th May 1921 aged 47 years.

Children of James Kelly & JANE McDonnell who immigrated to CHICAGO:

Thomas born 6-Aug1887 baptism at Cloughey Pres immigrated to CHICAGO 5th Ave?

Edith, born 19-Jul-1890, baptism at Cloughey Pres

Immigration Record, http://www.ellisisland.org.; First Name: Edith; Last Name: Kelly Ethnicity: Gt Britain, Irish Last Place of Residence: Kirkistown, Ireland Date of Arrival: Apr 06, 1912; Age at Arrival:  22y; Gender:  F Marital Status:  S  Ship of Travel: Baltic Port of Departure: Liverpool Manifest Line Number: 0012

CLOUGHEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
HATCH
Erect. by Isabella Hatch in memory of her husband John Hatch of Kirkistown who died 26th Dec. 1866 aged 65 yrs.
also Isabella MCFADDEN wife of above died in CHICAGO U.S.A. and was interred in Rosebank Cementry.
Also Elizabeth BOYD daughter of above who died 17th Feb. 1899. Also William Boyd who died 19th Aug. 1901.
Also George husband of Margaret ROSS who died 29th Aug. 1952.
Also the above Margaret Ross died 25th May 1953.

For more on this family see here
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9488.0

Residents of a house 17 in Kirkistown (Ardkeen, Down)

Young   Hessie   20   Female   Daughter   English Holy Cathol Churh   Ratala, Co Down   Flowerer   Nil   Irish English   Single   
Black   Sarah   7   Female   Grand Daughter   Presbyterian Church   America, CHICAGO   School Atend   Read Rite   Irish English   Single   -
Young   John   59   Male   Head of Family   English Holy Cathol Churh   Ratala, Co Down   Sallor   Nil   Irish English   Widower   Nil
Young   Andrew   29   Male   Son   English Holy Cathol Churh   Ratala, Co Down   Fisher Man   Read Rite   Irish English   Single   Imbecile
Young   Robert   18   Male   Son   English Holy Cathol Churh   Ratala, Co Down   Fisher Man   Read Rite   Irish English   Single   

BELOW SON'S OFF SAMUEL PALMER AND ANNIE NEE MILLAR BALLYHALBERT

James Palmer, 21-year-old single farmer from Ballyhalbert arrived in New York on Mar.16 1899 aboard the Teutonic from Liverpool. He was bound for his brother at 401 North 1st Street KANSAS.

James Palmer, 28-year-old single man born in County Down, arrived in New York on Dec.30, 1904, aboard the Pomeranian from Glasgow. He was bound for his brother Samuel at 401 North 1st Street KANSAS CITY. He had been in the US before in 1890 and 1902.

Samuel Palmer, 23-year-old single carpenter from Ballyhalbert (brother of John Palmer of Ballyhalbert) arrived in New York on Feb.20, 1909 aboard the Baltic from Liverpool. He was with his friend William McWhirk and bound for his friend Thomas Polly, at 5530 May Street, CHICAGO. **SEE ADAM &WM. BELOW

Samuel and Sara NEE TIBBS Palmer, 28 and 26, a carpenter and his wife, from Ballyhalbert and Kircubbin, son of Samuel Palmer of Shore Street, Ballyhalbert, arrived in New York on Feb.7, 1914, aboard the ``Lusitania'' from Liverpool. They were bound for their friend, A. McMaster, 5624 Ada Street, CHICAGO. Samuel had been in Chicago before for 3-4 years.

McMASTER
Erected by William McMaster, CHICAGO, U.S.A. in memory of his father William McMaster, Ballycranmore, who died 20th January 1880 aged 75 years.
Also in memory of my mother Eliza McMaster who died December 6th 1892 aged 77.

William John Palmer, 19-year-old single carpenter from Kircubbin arrived in New York on Jun.5, 1906, aboard the ``Baltic'' from Liverpool. Accompanied by Thomas McMaster, a 19-year-old single farmer, William McMaster, a 24-year-old single carpenter, and James Keag, a 24-year-old single carpenter, they were all from Kircubbin and bound for James Keag's brother at 3817 S. Morgan, CHICAGO.

Adam Palmer, 36-year-old single farmer from Portavogie arrived in New York on Oct.3, 1906, aboard the ``Oceanic'' from Liverpool. He was bound for his cousin William John Palmer, 3817 S. Morgan, CHICAGO.

NOTE THESE TWO BELOW ARE NOW LIVING IN 5530 MAY ST.**
Adam Palmer, 21-year-old single carpenter from Portavogie (born in Kircubbin) arrived in New York on Nov.23, 1906, aboard the ``Cedric'' from Liverpool. He was bound for his brother William Palmer, 5530 May Street, CHICAGO. **

William Palmer, 25-year-old single engineer from Portavogie arrived in New York on Apr.11, 1908, aboard the ``Baltic'' from Liverpool. He was bound for his brother Adam Palmer, 5530 May Street, CHICAGO.**


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 KANSAS 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.

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   88   Female   Mother in Law   Presbyterian   Co Down   Retired Dressmaker   Read     Widow   OF ADAM PALMER
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 21year 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 34 YRS 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


McVEIGH
Erect. by James McVeigh Portavogie in memory of his wife Mary Jane McVeigh died 1st. Nov.1932.
Also his son David died 1st. Jan. 1904.
Also his son Samuel died in KANSAS CITY, U.S.A. 13th April 1919
Also his daughter Annie Mary died 13th Nov. 1888
Also his son James died KANSAS CITY U.S.A. 11TH Dec. 1947.
Also the above named James McVeigh who died 16th Nov. 1949 in his 92nd year.
Also his daughter Mary K Minnie died 20th June 1966.

THE NEW McVEIGH HALL AT BALLYEASBOROUGH CHURCH WAS NAMED AFTER THIS FAMILY.
1901 CENSUS
 Residents of house number 197 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Donnan Robert John, husband,  must have been at sea.
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
Donnan    James    3    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down        Cannot read      Single    
Donnan    Herbert    0    Male    Son    Presbyterian    Co Down        Cannot read       Single
They also later had William Donnan who was lost at sea.
 Tom Arthur Donnan who married Hetty McCormick
and Lillian Donnan who married Newton Black in USA
Lillian emigrated to KANSAS USA with above James Palmer shoemaker, and his wife: her aunt and uncle

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

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        Single    
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 mentioned in William Adair above STILL EXIST.






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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2010, 08:49:53 AM »

Henry Pyper of Kircubbin who owned a saddlery and leather business, This faded out and the family went to CANADA. The large hardware business Wm. S Pyper, FORT WILLIAM now renamed THUNDER BAY is the outcome of this move.

 W.S. Piper Hardware Company fonds

1890-[195-?]
Administrative history SEE HERE

http://www.thunderbaymuseum.com/business4.htm#B17

FROM A SHIPPING LIST TO U.S.A..
David Pyper 23-year-old single fisherman, John O'Brien, 29-year-old single car proprietor, arrived in New York on Nov.23, 1906, aboard the `Cedric'' from Liverpool. They are bound for David's brother and John's uncle Francis Pyper c/o. Fowler Bros KANSAS CITY

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Husband
   
SAMUAL PIPER    Pedigree     SAMUEL
     
Birth:     10 JAN 1862     Portavogie Co Down  Ireland 
Christening:         
Marriage:     30 MAR 1894    ARDKEEN CO. DOWN
Death:     30 MAR 1942     
Burial:         
   
Wife
   
AGNES MOORE    Pedigree
     
Birth:     28 DEC 1877    RATALLA CO. DOWN
Christening:         
Marriage:     30 MAR 1894   ARDKEEN C.O.I CO. DOWN
Death:     30 OCT 1954     
Burial:         
   
   
   
Children
1.         FRANIS PIPER    Pedigree
        Male   
         
       
Birth:     04 JAN 1895     Kansas City Wyandotte Kansas
Christening:         
Death:     18 NOV 1930     
Burial:         
   
2.         JOHN PIPER    Pedigree
        Male   
         
       
Birth:     19 MAY 1899     Kansas City Wyandotte Kansas
Christening:         
Death:     27 MAY 1899     
Burial: 

SEE THIS FOR MORE ON THIS FAMILY

http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=8901.0       

For more information see here
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9373.0

BELOW SON OF ROBERT AND MARY NEE MAHOOD PALMER

James Palmer was born about 1857 according to his grave marker. In 1883 he emigrated to USA ending up in Kansas City. About 1890, James married a Swedish woman named Anna, born in 1857. James lived almost his entire life at 945 Sandusky Avenue, Kansas City, (the house was restored in the 1970s according to a newspaper article). In 1920 James was working as a laborer in the Fowler (meat) Packing Company. James and Anna both died in 1949 and are buried in the Highland Park Cemetery, Kansas City. James was ``survived by a brother Samuel and a sister Agnes Coffey in Northern Ireland''. James and Anna had three children:

   1. Anna Jane Palmer was born on Apr.1, 1890, in Kansas City and and is listed in the 1920 Census as living with her father. She was a bookkeeper for the Jones dry goods store. Annie died unmarried on Jul.16, 1984, in Kansas City. She is also buried in Highland Park Cemetery. Anna Jane's cousin Sarah Palmer Warnock came to the USA to visit her in Anna Jane's waning years.
   2. James Palmer was born on Sep.18, 1893, in Kansas City and is listed in the 1920 Census as living with his father. He fought in the army during WWI and was a clerk in the Armour Meat Packing Company. He died unmarried on Dec.2, 1972, in the Veterans Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas. He is buried in Highland Park Cemetery.
   3. Florence Palmer was born on Dec.9, 1895, in Kansas City and is listed in the 1920 Census as living with her father. She worked as an office girl for a wholesale  company and as a counter attendant in the Forum Cafeteria. She died unmarried on Mar.4, 1975, and is buried in Highland Park Cemetery.
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BELOW JOHN SON OF JAMES AND MARY JANE NEE MCWATTERS PALMER
BALLYEASBOROUGH C.0.I. GRAVEYARD

PALMER.
 Erected by John Palmer of Ballyfrench for wife Agnes died Nov.18, 1886, age 42. Also his wife Mary Jane died May 1, 1889, age 38. Also son John died Oct.1, 1894, age 2. Also said John died in USA 1910 age 67. Also son Robert died Oct.12, 1917. Also Margaret wife of above John Palmer died Feb.24, 1929, age 73.''

John's 3 marriages
1877 John  PALMER  Nancy  PIPER  Newtownards Down
 
1888 John  PALMER  Mary Jane  PYPER  Belfast Down
 
1891 John  PALMER  Margaret BIGGETT  Belfast  Down

1901 CENSUS

Residents of a house 2 in Ballyfrench (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Palmer   Agnes   5   Female   Daughter   Church of Ireland   County Down   Scholar   Can read only   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   John   53   Male   Head of Family   Church of Ireland   County Down   Farmer   Read and write   -   Married   -
Palmer   John Alexander   3   Male   Son   Church of Ireland   County Down   Scholar   Can read only   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   Bobbie   7   Male   Son   Church of Ireland   County Down   Scholar   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   Maggie   43   Female   Wife   Church of Ireland   County Down   None   Read and write   -   Married  

Children of John Palmer and the two Piper sisters
***************************************
John Palmer and Nancy Piper: Married 1877 Agnes/Nancy died on Nov.18, 1886 age 42

James Palmer+++ born on Oct.20, 1877 [see in 1911 P/VOGIE IN PIPER CENSUS
Samuel Palmer**+++  born on Aug.11, 1879 [see  in the 1911 Piper census]

Samuel Palmer**+++ who as a 19-year-old single man from Newtownards arrived in New York on Apr.14, 1898, aboard the ``Majestic'' from Liverpool. He was bound for his uncle, Sam Piper, at 850 Orval Avenue, Kansas City

Was he going here http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=8903.0

John Palmer his wife Mary Jane Piper married 1888 she died May 1, 1889, age 38.

John Palmer died 1910 in USA. age 67 yrs. see grave above.

1901 census

Residents of a house 178 in Portavogue (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Pyper   James   54   Male   Brother   Church of Ireland   County Down   Farmer   Read and write   -   Widower   -
Pyper   David   48   Male   Brother   Church of Ireland   County Down   Farmer   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Pyper   John   62   Male   Head of Family   Church of Ireland   County Down   Farmer   Cannot read   -   Married   -
Pyper   William   11   Male   Nephew   Church of Ireland   County Down   Scholar   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Pyper   Marget   54   Female   Wife   Church of Ireland   County Down   -   Read and write   -   Married   -

1911 census

Residents of a house 196 in Portavogie (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Piper   John   71   Male   Head of Family   Church of Ireland   Co Down   Farmer   Cannot read   -   Widower   -   -   -   -
Piper   James   64   Male   Brother   Church of Ireland   Co Down   Labourer   Read and write   English Language   Widower   -   -   -   1
Piper   David   59   Male   Brother   Church of Ireland   Co Down   Labourer   Read and write   English Language   Single   -   -   -   -
Palmer   James+++   33   Male   Nephew   Church of Ireland   Co Down   Labourer   Read and write   English Language   Single   -   -   -   -
Palmer   Samuel+++   31   Male   Nephew   Church of Ireland   Co Down   Fisherman   Read and write   English Language   Sgl   
Pyper   William   21   Male   Nephew   Church of Ireland   Co Down   Labourer   Read and write   English Language   Sgl

The 2 bros. Sam & James Palmer sons of John and must have come home again in 1911 to the Pyper uncles when their dad died in 1910 in USA.
see this link for more on John Palmer's family to his 3 wives.
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9373.0

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1901 CENSUS

Residents of a house 167 in Portavogue (Ballyhalbert, Down)

Palmer   Ellen   18   Female   Daughter   Presbyterian   Co Down   Farmer's Daughter   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   John   48   Male   Head of Family   Presbyterian   Co Down   Farmer   Read and write   -   Married   -
Palmer   Adam   15   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Farmer's Son   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   William   14   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   John   8   Male   Son   Presbyterian   Co Down   Scholar   Read and write   -   Not Married   -
Palmer   Margaret NEE MARTIN 47   Female   Wife   Presbyterian   Co Down   -   Read and write   -   Married   -

1911 CENSUS

Residents of house number 35 in Portavogie Ballyhalbert Down

Palmer John 57 Male Head of Family Presbyterian Co Down Farmer Read
and write  Married  5 5
Palmer Margaret 56 Female Wife Presbyterian Co Down  Read and
rite  Married  30 5 5 BORN 1855 NEE MARTIN
Palmer Ellen 27 Female Daughter Presbyterian Co Down Farmer's
Daughter Read and write  Single
Palmer Adam 25 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Farmer's Son Read and
write - Single
Palmer William 24 Male Son Presbyterian Co Down Farmer's son R&W

BALLYHALBERT OLD GRAVEYARD

PALMER.
John Palmer for wife Margaret [nee Martin] who died Feb.13, 1921, age 71 years. Above John died Apr.17, 1937, aged 84 yrs. Son William died Oct.13, 1937, age 50 yrs and is buried in Mount Pleasant, TORONTO. Daughter Nellie died Mar.28, 1948.

FOR MORE ON THIS JOSEPH CLINT BELOW SEE HERE
 http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9214.0
[Note: Joseph Clint, b. 1857 in Portavogie, d. Oct 1887. Joseph drowned in the wreck of the 'Havana', a 306 ton, two masted schooner, in Lake Michigan, outside the harbour of St. Joseph, Berrian, Michigan. The crew consisted of Capt. John Curran, b. 29 Jun 1854 in Ballyhalbert (cousin of Josph Clint), First Mate Samuel McClement, Joseph Clint, George Hughes, Robert H. McCormick, who were all living in Chicago, plus a cook, John Morse. Joseph Clint, Capt. John Curran, and the cook, John Morse, drowned. A full account of the shipwreck can be found in the book, "Lost on the Lakes: Shipwrecks of Berrien County, Michigan," by Robert C. Myers. Here is a link to a web page with information on the 'Havana" shipwreck dive site: http://www.michiganshipwrecks.org/havana.htm]


*1880 District 32, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois as Robert Kern,  W., M., age 27, Head, Married, born Ireland, father born Ireland, mother born Ireland, Occupation: Packing House. House Address: 2911 Lowe Avenue.

*1900 District 161, Cass, Douglas Co., Missouri, as Robert Curran, head, born Aug 1852, age 47, married,  married 21 years, 4 children born, 4 children living, born in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland, immigrated in 1867, number of years in the U.S.: 33, Naturalization Year: 1878, Occupation: Farmer.

*1910  District 197, Quindaro, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, as Robert Curran, head, M., W., age 57, married, Married once, married 31 years, 4 children born, 4 children living, born Ir. Irish, both parents born Ir. Irish, immigrated 1872, Occupation: Dairyman- Dairy.

*1920 District 196, Quindaro, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, as Robert Curran,  head, M., W., age 67, married, immigrated 1876 [or 1886], Naturalized Citizen, naturalized in 1890, born in Ireland, both parents born in Ireland, Occupation: Dairyman- Dairy Farm.
*1930 District 72, Quindaro, Wyandotte Co., Kansas,  Pomeroy Road, as Robert  Curran, head, M., W., age 77, married, married at age 26, born in Northern Ireland, both parents born in Northern Ireland,  immigrated 1872, Naturalized Citizen, Occupation: None.
*Kansas State Census: 1905, Kansas City, Wyandotte Co.,  page 27, line 24: Robert Curran, age 52, M., W.,  born in Ireland,  came from Illinois to Kansas, occupation Dairyman

Robert D. Curran b 1852 Ballyhalbet  son of James Curran of Ballyhalbert and his wife Rachel Curran nee Warnock of Portavogie came to America from the Ards and settled in Quindaro Wyandotte Co KANSAS, where they owned a dairy farm. They also owned a small gas station called Curran's Station.
Robert Curran and his family can be found there in Wyandotte Co. in the 1910, 1920 & 1930 U.S. Federal Census.

for more info. see this link
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9088.0

REID
Erect. by Hugh Reid of Ballyhasken, for his father David Reid who died 28th April 1839 aged 59 yrs.
Also his brother David Reid, who died 24th Dec. 1843 aged 23 yrs.
Also his mother Mary Reid who died 15th Nov. 1856 aged 77 yrs.
also his infant daughter S. Jane who died young
Also the above Hugh Reid who died 25th Oct. 1880 aged 63 yrs.
Also his daughter Jane Reid who died 15th April 1883 aged 27 yrs.
Also his son Hugh Reid who died in OREGON, U.S.A. 16th Aug. 1895.
Also his wife Mary Jane Reid who died 18th April 1908 aged 74 yrs.


REID
Erect. by John Reid, Carney Hill, for his father Hugh Reid who died 1853.
Also his mother Mary Reid who died 1893.
also his son John reid who died in infancy.
Also his son William Reid who died in CHICAGO, U.S.A. 17th Aug. 1909 aged 27 yrs.
Also above named John Reid who died 1st Feb. 1926 aged 30 yrs.
Also his wife Agnes Reid who died 18th Dec. 1828 aged 77 yrs.

For more Reid information see here
http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/index.php?topic=9090.0
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