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John Campbell / Ann Carr South Armagh

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Michael Report 20 Dec 2012 02:13

Seem to have hit a wall !!!
I am trying to find the mother and siblings of John Campbell c1846/50 from Tievecrom, carrickbroad,Dromintee Armagh. occupation Farmer/ Carpenter
I know his father was James on marriage cert but mother not named. He married Ann Carr 28th sept 1866 at jonesborough RC church Meigh
If I have found the correct info I think he died in1928?

If possible I would be grateful of any help in also finding the same in relation to Ann Carr c1846/50 Father Edward Carr mother not named. Again if I have the right info then I think she died in 1930?


patchem Report 20 Dec 2012 07:07

If you put Ireland on the title, then it will attract helpers with more specialised knowledge.
Have you found them on any censuses?
If John was born in 1850 he would have been only 16 at marriage. Does this sound reasonable for this family?
How did you get back to this family - which child is your direct ancestor, or other connection?


Reggie Report 20 Dec 2012 08:54


Reggie Report 20 Dec 2012 08:57


Residents of a house 117 in Carrickbroad (Jonesborough, Armagh)

Surname Forename Age Sex Relation to head Religion Birthplace Occupation Literacy Irish Language Marital Status Specified Illnesses
Campbell John 55 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Armagh Farmer and Carpenter Read and write Irish and English Married -
Campbell Anne 52 Female Wife Roman Catholic Co Armagh - Read and write Irish and English Married -
Finnegan Kate 16 Female Niece Roman Catholic Co Louth General Servant, Domestic Read and write - Not Married -


Michael Report 20 Dec 2012 11:15

Thanks for your replies.
The Campbell is my direct line
Patchem- John Campbell is my GG grandfather through his son Michael b1879 (married Bridget McCrink) and then my grandfather John Campbell b1904 (Birkenhead) married Mary Jordan..
I know that John's father was James by marriage document.
Looking at census from reggie it is more likely to be b1846 as most family in age 20s when married if at all.

Reggie-The census looks right, there is another one with son Peter as carpenter which is also correct as per family history. My problem is going back further. what would be the best way to go about it. Or can you supply me a snippet that I can take forward?
Much appreciated