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Mc Whinney Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Do-Down, IRL
Posted by: Sally Shine (ID *****0372) Date: August 06, 2004 at 22:01:04
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Hi all, I am researching the following family lines.........
Name:       James Mc WHINNEY, GGGG Grandfather, 1624
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Birth Date:       about 1791
Death Date:       6 January 1833 Age: 42
Death Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Burial Date:       January 1833 Age: 42
Burial Place:       Old Graveyard, Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Spouse:       Mary MAXWELL, GGGG Grandmother, 1625
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Birth Date:       about 1788
Death Date:       19 June 1856 Age: 68
Death Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Nth Ireland.
Burial Date:       June 1856 Age: 68
Burial Place:       Old Graveyard, Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Nth Ireland.

Children:
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1 M:       Robert Mc WHINNEY, GGGG Uncle, 13074
Birth Date:       about 1821

Misc. Notes
!MARRIAGE: Information from Portaferry Parish Records, Ref- MIC 1P/137.
Robert Mc Whinney, age 25, a bachelor working as a labourer and residing at Ballyhearley. His father James is listed as a labourer.

RESEARCH
Dwelling: 23 Cameron St, Census Place: Barony, Lanark, Scotland
Source: FHL Film 0203664 GRO Ref Volume 644-9 EnumDist 86 Page 18
Robert MC WHINNIE M 58 M Down, Ireland, Rel: Head, Occ: Pattern Weaver
Ann MC WHINNIE M 64 F Gibraltar, Rel: Wife
Mary A. MC WHINNIE U 27 F Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, Rel: Daur, Occ: School Mistress


Spouse:       Agnes MAXWELL, 13075
Marriage Date:       12 August 1846
Marriage Place:       Presbyterian Church, Portaferry, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
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2 M:       James Mc WHINNEY, GGG Grandfather, 663
Birth Date:       about 1824
Birth Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Baptism Date:       26 July 1824
Baptism Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Death Date:       8 January 1904 Age: 80
Death Place:       Corop, Victoria, Australia.
Burial Date:       10 January 1904 Age: 80
Burial Place:       Corop Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.

Misc. Notes
!OF INTEREST: Town / Portaferry; County / Down; Barony / Ards Upper; Parish / Ballyphillip; Poor Law Union / Downpartick.
!INFORMATION: My original information came from Dulcie Henderson who is James's Great Grand daughter. Dulcie has written a small book called " Mc Whinneys of Corop"
!BIRTH: ???????I have hand written note with Film 1708823, from the IGI,, I should get this and view it.
!BAPTISM: Information from Portaferry Parish Records, Ref- MIC 1P/137 Vol.3 at the PRONI. Entry No. 86.
!MARRIAGE: Information from MIC 1P/137. PRONI. James is listed as being 21, a labourer of Ballyhearley. His father is listed also as James, a labourer.
!ARRIVAL IN AUSTRALIA: James and Eliza berthed at Queen's Dock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on the 20th September 1852, on board the Marco Polo.
James is listed as being age 27. It is interesting to see that he and Eliza are listed as being ticked under the Scotch column and not the Irish one. The children are listed the same??
!ELECTORAL ROLL: 1912..
MC WHINNEY Eliza, Corop, Home Duties.
MC WHINNEY Job, Corop, Labourer.
MC WHINNEY John, Corop, Farmer.
MC WHINNEY Linda, Corop, Home Duties.
....The Mc Whinney's spent ten years at Rushworth working California Gully.
!DEATH: Victorian Death Index No.1102, James is listed as being 79 years old. I have a copy of the death certificate in Dulcie's book.
!DEATH CAUSE:

Spouse:       Eliza CRILLY, GGG Grandmother, 664
Marriage Date:       22 December 1845
Marriage Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
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3 M:       Thomas Mc WHINNEY, GGGG Uncle, 4422
Birth Date:       about 1828
Birth Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Baptism Date:       1 August 1828
Baptism Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.

Misc. Notes
!OF INTEREST: Town / Portaferry; County / Down; Barony / Ards Upper; Parish / Ballyphillip; Poor Law Union / Downpartick.
!BAPTISM: Information from Portaferry Parish Records, Ref- MIC 1P/137. Entry No. 366.1

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4 F:       Sarah Ann Mc WHINNEY, GGGG Aunt, 4423
Birth Date:       about 1830
Birth Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Baptism Date:       13 July 1830
Baptism Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.

Misc. Notes
!OF INTEREST: Town / Portaferry; County / Down; Barony / Ards Upper; Parish / Ballyphillip; Poor Law Union / Downpartick.
!BAPTISM: Information from Portaferry Parish Records, Ref- MIC 1P/137, Vol.3 or 5 at the PRONI. Entry No. 431.1

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5 M:       David Mc WHINNEY, GGGG Uncle, 4424
Birth Date:       about 1832
Birth Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.
Baptism Date:       14 April 1832
Baptism Place:       Portaferry, Parish Ballyphillip, Co-Down, Northern Ireland.

Misc. Notes
!OF INTEREST: Town / Portaferry; County / Down; Barony / Ards Upper; Parish / Ballyphillip; Poor Law Union / Downpartick.
!BAPTISM: This information was found in the Portaferry Parish Records, Ref- MIC 1P/137, Vol.3 at the PRONI. Entry No. 536.

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Sally Shine
P.O. Box 276
Moe 3825
Victoria
Australia.


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