Category Archives: Marriages

Patrick Elder & Harriet Deery, 1920

Patrick Elder married Harriet Deery on 2 Aug 1920 at the Long Tower Roman Catholic Chapel, Co. Derry, Ireland. Patrick is recorded as a minor bachelor (Occupation: Painter). His father, Thomas Elder’s occupation is recorded as painter. Harriet is recorded as a full age spinister from Derry. Her father, John Deery’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research

John Hughes & Elizabeth Elder, 1854

John Hughes married Elizabeth Elder on 14 Mar 1854 at the Ballyarnett Presbyterian Church, Co. Derry, Ireland. John is recorded as a full age bachelor from Drumnacross (Occupation: Labourer). His father, William Hughes’ occupation is recorded as Farmer. Jane is recorded as a full age spinister from Derryvane, Muff, Co. Donegal. Her father, Samuel Elder’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research

Samuel Elder & Jane Carruthers, 1864

Samuel Elder married Jane Carruthers on 4 Aug 1864 at the Ballyarnett Presbyterian Church, Co. Derry, Ireland. Samuel is recorded as a full age bachelor from Donegheady (Occupation: Farmer). His father, Samuel Elder’s occupation is recorded as Farmer. Jane is recorded as a full age spinister from Ballyarnett. Her father, William Carruthers’ occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research

James Wiley & Fanny Elder, 1880

James Wiley married Fanny Elder on 26 Feb 1880 at the Ballyarnett Presbyterian Church, Co. Derry, Ireland. James is recorded as a full age bachelor from Derryvane, Muff, Co. Donegal (Occupation: Farmer). His father, Samuel Wiley’s occupation is recorded as Farmer. Fanny is recorded as an 18 year old spinister from Lenamore, Muff, Co. Donegal. Her father, Robert Elder’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research

Samuel Elder & Isabella Preston Browne, 1909

Samuel Elder married Isabella Preston Browne on 26 Oct 1909 at the Ballyarnett Presbyterian Church, Co. Derry, Ireland. Samuel is recorded as a full age bachelor from Burnfoot (Occupation: Farmer). His father, Samuel Elder’s occupation is recorded as Farmer. Isabella is recorded as a full age spinister from Muff. Her father, James Browne’s occupation is recorded as a farmer.

Source: Personal Research

Thomas Elder & Mary Crossan, 1901

Thomas Elder married Mary Crossan on 22 Jun 1901 at the Long Tower Roman Catholic Chapel, Co. Derry, Ireland. Thomas is recorded as a full age widower from Lecky Road, Derry (Occupation: Painter). His father, William Elder’s occupation is recorded as labourer. Mary is recorded as a full age spinister from Derry (Occupation: Factory worker). Her father, Neal Crossan’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

4th November 2007: A comment by “Anne Marie” confirms this to be a second marriage for Thomas Elder. He was first married to Sarah-Jane Doherty, who died during child birth of a daughter with the same name. Thomas Elder and Mary Crossan moved to Scotland and had two sons, William and Paddy Elder. Thomas Elder died in Dumbartonshire, Scotland on 12 Sep 1955 aged 88 years.

Source: Personal Research

William Elder & Sarah McCann, 1887

William Elder married Sarah McCann on 15 May 1887 at the Long Tower Roman Catholic Chapel, Co. Derry, Ireland. William is recorded as a full age bachelor from Barnwell Place, Derry (Occupation: Painter). His father, William Elder’s occupation is recorded as labourer. Sarah is recorded as a full age spinister from Derry. Her father, Patrick McCann’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research

Thomas Elder & Sarah Jane Doherty, 1889

Thomas Elder married Sarah Jane Doherty on 20 Nov 1889 at the Waterside Roman Catholic Chapel, Co. Derry, Ireland. Thomas is recorded as a full age bachelor from Barnwell Place, Derry (Occupation: Painter). His father, William Elder’s occupation is recorded as labourer. Sarah Jane is recorded as a full age spinister from Barnwell Place, Derry. Her father, Henry Doherty’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research

William Carter & Mary Jane Elder, 1882

William Carter married Mary Jane Elder on 26 Sep 1882 at the Waterside Roman Catholic Chapel, Co. Derry, Ireland. William is recorded as a full age bachelor from Waterside (Occupation: Labourer). His father, James Carter’s occupation is recorded as labourer. Mary Jane is recorded as a full age spinister from Waterside (Occupation: Maid). Her father, William Elder’s occupation is recorded as a labourer.

Source: Personal Research