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Re: [Bann Valley] McConnell, Morrell, Semple, Torrens
I wonder if "daddy's John" might have been "Daid''s John" or "Daidy's
My grandfather David Torrens and other Davids were sometimes called Daidy
as a petname. It's a Scottish form of the name I think
On 19 Mar 2016 19:15, "Margaret Gardner" <lakemba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Think this might be your family?
> John "Daddy" Morrell (died 27 Nov.1874) married (27 Jan,1836 1st Garvagh
> Presbyterian Church) Margaret Torrens- children John "Daddy's John",
> Alexander, Samuel, Margaret, Nancy.
> Son Alexnder Morrell (1836-1911), shoemaker, Moneydig, married (13
> Aug.1857 Moneydig Presbyertian Church) Mary Semple- children Mary Jane,
> Margaret, Elizabeth, Nancy, John, Annie, Jemima
> and there daughter Elizabeth "Lizzie" Morrell (born 18 Dec.1866) married
> McConnell & had son Robert
> From: hannah watkins <wannah_531@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Does anyone have information on:
> - McConnell in Killymuck Glebe
> - Morrell, Semple and Torrens in and around Moneydig?
> The McConnells I am descended from were James McConnell 1893-1969 born in
> Killymuck Glebe and his father William McConnell 1858-1938. His parents may
> have been William McConnell and Mary M'Aughey, but the baptisms of their
> children in Kilrea 1st Presb Church stop at 1855 so I have no proof of
> this. Does anyone know more about the McConnells in this area?
> The Morrells were Elizabeth Morrell 1866-1936, Alexander Morrel 1836-1911
> and his father John Morrell. Alexander married Mary Semple, who was the
> daughter of William Semple and Mary Torrens. They all lived in Moneydig. I
> have hardly any information on these families and am interested to hear of
> any relatives or stories you may have of them.
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