Isabella Ledlie and Rev. George Simpson of Loughgall

This page provides a family tree outline for the descendants of Isabella Ledlie and the Rev. George Simpson of Loughgall, county Armagh. Except for those labelled “next generation, the links open in new windows and lead to records, blog articles, or biographical sketches and timelines. The numbered footnotes, [1][2], etc.are linked to source references at the bottom of this page.

Family outline:

Isabella Ledlie,
… daughter of William Ledlie, sen. (d. c.1769) and Mary Hamilton [1]

… m.c.1786, as her second husband:

Rev. George Simpson (1744–1820) of Loughgall, co. Armagh. [2] [3]

Children of Isabella Ledlie and George Simpson:

(1) Anne Simpson (c.1786–1880), d. at Dublin, [4] [5]
      … m.1828 [6] 
      Rev. Andrew Wilson (1796–1880), d. at Dublin [7]
      … Licentiate, Armagh Presbytery; Presbyterian minister, Dungannon
          (reformed), retired 1872
[8]

      Children of Anne Simpson and the Rev. Andrew Wilson:

  • Mary Wilson (c.1831–1857), d. at Newry, county Down [9]
    m.1849 Rev. Robert Wallace (1827–1896), d. at Coleraine [10] [11]

  • Alicia Maria Oliver Wilson (c.1834–1868), d. at Dungannon, [12]
    m.1854 Oswald Sturdy, Esq. (1824–1884), Accountant of the Provincial Bank of Ireland (Dungannon), Actuary; d. at Ardrea, co. Armagh [13] [14]

  • Martha Isabella Wilson (c.1836–1900), d. at Dublin, [15]
    m.1859 Thomas Rankin Patterson, Esq. (1833–1905), b. Castle Shanaghan, co. Donegal; d. at Castletown, co. Donegal; professional – Belfast Bank, Lurgan; Partner, Carson Booksellers (Dublin); Merchant [16] [17] [18]

    Children of Martha Isabella Wilson and Thomas Rankin Patterson:

    • Annie Wilson Patterson, Mus.Doc. (1864–1934) [17] [19]
    • Andrew Patterson, b.1867 in Dublin [20]
    • David Patterson, b.1869 at Phibsborough, county Dublin [21]
    • Thomas Patterson, b.1871 in Dublin [22]
    • Oswell Patterson, b.1873 in Dublin [23]
    • Martha Patterson, b.1874 in Dublin [17] [24]
    • Thomasina Patterson, b.1876 in Dublin [25]
    • Alexandra Patterson, b.c.1878 in Dublin [17]
    • Eva Patterson, b.c.1882 in Dalkey, county Dublin [17]

(2) Jane-Sophia Simpson (c.1788–1855), died at Elm Lodge, Dungannon. [4] [26]

This page was opened 7th Jan 2019, and updated 8th Jan 2019.

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Links:

Sources:

1.

Laughlin, Ledlie I. Joseph Ledlie and William Moody: Early Pittsburgh Residents: Their Background and Some of Their Descendants. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1961.

2.

Groves, Tenison (c.1863–1938). Groves Mss. Abstract of Armagh diocesan will of George Ledlie, sen., of Ballygonny-more, parish of Tamlaght, county Londonderry, written 18th March 1818, proved 22nd March 1819. Typescript copy held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). Archival ref. PRONI T808, pg. 9162 (transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2017-09-13).

3.

Saunders’s News-Letter, 9 May 1820 (pg 2). Death notice: “At Loughgall, aged 76, the Rev. George Simpson, Curate of the Archdiocese of Armagh for half a century.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

4.

Groves, Tenison (c.1863–1938). Groves Mss. Abstract of Armagh diocesan will of George Ledlie, sen., of Ballygonny-more, parish of Tamlaght, county Londonderry, written 18th March 1818, proved 22nd March 1819. Typescript copy held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). Archival ref. PRONI T808, pg. 9162 (transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2017-09-13).

5.

(i) General Record Office, Ireland. Civil registration of a death. Anne Wilson, female, widow of clergyman, aged 94 years; died 21st September, 7 Leinster Street, Dublin; cause of death: old age, not certified, no medical attendant; informant; E. Morton, present at death, Meaford Row; registered 30th September 1880; registrar: J.W. Byrne. Superintendent Registrar’s District: Smith City, Registrar’s District: North West, Union of South Dublin. Archival refs. No. 19, pg 656/04860524. Digital image online at Irish Genealogy, hosted by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, www.civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).
(ii) Belfast Morning News, 25 September 1880 (pg 1). Death notice: “WILSON—September 21, in Dublin, Anne, relict of the Rev. Andrew Wilson, late of Dungannon, County Tyrone, and daughter of the late Rev. George Simpson, parish of Loughgall, County Armagh, at an advanced age.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

6.

Belfast News-Letter, 1 August 1828 (pg 2). Marriage notice: “On the 25th ult. the Rev. Andrew Wilson, of Dungannon, daughter of the late Rev. George Simson [sic], of Loughgall, county of Armagh.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

7.

(i) General Record Office, Ireland. Civil registration of a death. Andrew Wilson, male, married, aged 84 years, Presbyterian clergyman; died 18th February, 4 Dalymount, Phibsborough; cause of death: old age, uncertified, natural decay without any illness, certified 25 February 1880; informant: Tho’s R. Patterson, present at death, 7 Leinster St.; registered 29th February 1880; registrar: A.O. Speedy. Superintendent Registrar’s District: Dublin North, Registrar’s District: No. 3 North City Union of Dublin North. Archival refs. No. 246, pg 610/04867618. Digital image online at Irish Genealogy, hosted by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, www.civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).
(ii) Northern Whig, 19 February 1880 (pg 4). Death notice: “WILSON—February 18, at his residence, 4, Dalymount, Dublin, the Rev. Andrew Wilson, for fifty years minister of the Second Presbyterian Church, Dublin. Interment on to-morrow (Friday), 20th instant, at the Cemetery, Dungannon, on the arrival of the nine o’clock train from Dublin. ‘He fell asleep in Jesus.’” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

8.

(i) Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet, 21 April 1825 (pg 3). Extract: “On Wednesday, 30th ult. the Rev. Andrew Wilson, was set apart to the pastoral inspection of the new Associate Presbyterian Congregation of Dungannon.—[Northern Whig.]” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).
(ii) Warder and Dublin Weekly Mail, 8 June 1872 (pg 2). “General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.” Citing leave granted to the Rev. Andrew Wilson “to retire from his ministerial duties in connexion with the Second Congregation, Dungannon.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

9.

Newry Examiner and Louth Advertiser, 15 April 1857 (pg 2). Death notice: “On the 11th inst. at the Reformed Presbyterian Manse, Newry, Mary, the beloved wife of the Rev. Robert Wallace, and eldest daughter of the Rev. Andrew Wilson, Dungannon, aged 26 years.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

10.

Freeman’s Journal, 27 October 1849 (pg 4). Marriage notice “October 24, the Rev. Robert Wallace, of Rock-hamilton House, Newry, Moderator of the Reformed Presbyterian Synod, to Mary, eldest daughter of the Rev. Andrew Wilson, of Elm Lodge.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

11.

Belfast News-Letter, 21 January 1896 (pg 1). Death notice: “WALLACE—January 19, at his residence, Beresford Villas, Coleraine, the Rev. Robert Wallace, Minister of New Row Presbyterian Church, in his 70th year. Interment in the New Cemetery, Colerane, to-morrow (Wednesday) afternoon, at two o’clock.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

12.

Belfast Morning News, 3 July 1868 (pg 2). Death notice: “July 1, at The Manse, Dungannon, Alicia M.O., wife of Oswald Sturdy, Esq., and daughter of Rev. Andrew Wilson of Dungannon. The funeral will leave at one o’clock on Monday, the 6th inst., for the Dungannon Cemetery.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

13.

Londonderry Standard, 25 May 1854 (pg 2). Marriage notice: “On the 23d inst., in the Second Presbyterian Church, Dungannon, by the bride’s father, Oswald Sturdy, Esq., Accountant of the Provinciaql Bank of Ireland, Dungannon, to Alicia Maria Oliver, second daughter of the Rev. Andrew Wilson, Elm Lodge.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

14.

General Record Office, Ireland. Civil registration of a death. Oswald Sturdy, male, widower, aged 60 years, Actuary; died 15th May 1884 at Ardrea; cause of death: general paralysis, 10 years, certified; informant: Alex’r D. Allen, occupier, present at death, Ardrea; registered 19th May 1884; registrar: T.R. Griffiths. Superintendent Registrar’s District: Armagh, Registrar’s District: Richhill, Union of Armagh. Archival refs. No. 405, pg 48/04814628. Digital image online at Irish Genealogy, hosted by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, www.civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

15.

General Record Office, Ireland. Civil registration of a death. Martha Wilson Patterson, female, married, aged 64 years, wife of book keeper; died 18th June 1900 at 2 Upper Mount Street, Dublin; cause of death: Cirrhosis of liver, cerebral haemorrhage, 2 days, certified; informant: Alexandra R. Patterson, daughter, present at death, 2 Upper Mount Street; registered 23rd June 1900; registrar: Hu Byrne. Superintendent Registrar’s District: South Dublin Union, Registrar’s District: No. 4, Union of South Dublin. Archival refs. No. 254, pg 637/04628151. Digital image online at Irish Genealogy, hosted by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, www.civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

16.

Newry Telegraph, 20 March 1859 (pg 3). Marriage notice “On the 25th instant, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Dungannon, by the bride’s father, Thomas R. Patterson, Esq., of the Belfast Bank, Lurgan, to Martha Isabella, youngest daughter of the Rev. Andrew Wilson, and granddaughter of the late Rev. George Simpson, Loughgall.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

17.

Ireland 1901 Census. Thomas R. Patterson, age 68, wtih daughters Annie W (age 37), Martha (26), Alexandra (23), and Eva (19); Mount Street Upper, Dublin. Index and digital images hosted online by The National Archives of Ireland (Dublin), in a joint venture with Library and Archives, Canada; www.census.nationalarchives.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).
… Abstract:

  • Thomas R. Patterson, head of family, Presbyterian, read and write, age 68, male; Partner, Carson Bros., Booksellers, G[—] St.; widower; born at Castle Shanaghan, co. Donegal
  • Annie W., daughter, …, age 37, female, Professor of Music & Author, not married; born in Lurgan, co. Armagh
  • Martha, daughter, …, age 27, female, House work at home, not married, born in Dublin
  • Alexandra, daughter, …, age 23, …
  • Eva, daughter, …, age 19, …; born at Dalkey, co. Dublin
  • census place: 2 Mount Street Upper, Dublin

18.

(i) General Record Office, Ireland. Civil registration of a death. Thomas Rankin Patterson, male, widower, aged 73 years, Merchant; died 29th November at Castletown, co. Donegal; cause of death: cancer of wind pipe (trachea), 4 years, no medical attendant; informant: Elizabeth Patterson, sister-in-law, present at death, Castletown; registered 11th January 1906; registrar: William MacFeeters. Superintendent Registrar’s District: Strabane Union, Registrar’s District: Raphoe, Union of Strabane. Archival refs. No. 112, pg 257/04564365. Digital image online at Irish Genealogy, hosted by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, www.civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).
(ii) Londonderry Sentinel, 5 December 1905 (pg 1). Death notice: “PATTERSON—November 30, at his brother’s residence, Castletown House, St. Johnston, Thomas Rankin Patterson.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

19.

General Record Office, Ireland. Civil registration of a death. Annie Wilson Patterson, female, spinster, aged 70 years, Doctor of Music; died 16th January at 43 South Mall; cause of death: broncho-pneumonia 10 days, cardiac failure, certified; informant: Eva Patterson, sister, present at death, 43 South Mall; registered 25th January 1934; assistant registrar: Jas. A. Meskill. Superintendent Registrar’s District: Cork, Registrar’s District: Cork Urban No. 5, Union of Cork. Archival refs. No. 493, pg 85/04306857. Digital image online at Irish Genealogy, hosted by the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, www.civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

20.

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1881. Andrew Patterson, born 8 February 1867, son of Thomas Rankin Patterson and Martha Wilson. Index online at familysearch.org, per FHL film no. 101141 (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

21.

General Register Office of Ireland (Dublin). Birth of David Patterson, 22 August 1869 at Phibsborough, son of Thomas Rankin Patterson and Martha Wilson, registration district: Dublin North. Index online at familysearch.org, per FHL film no. 101191 (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

22.

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1881. Thomas Patterson, born 30 April 1871, son of Thomas Rankin Patterson and Martha Wilson. Index online at familysearch.org, per FHL film no. 255820 (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

23.

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1881. Oswell Patterson, born 18 February 1873, son of Thomas Rankin Patterson and Martha Wilson. Index online at familysearch.org, per FHL film no. 255877 (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

24.

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1881. Martha Patterson, born 6 June 1874, daughter of Thomas Rankin Patterson and Martha Wilson. Index online at familysearch.org, per FHL film no. 255901 (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

25.

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620–1881. Thomasina Patterson, born 27 February 1876, daughter of Thomas Rankin Patterson and Martha Wilson. Index online at familysearch.org, per FHL film no. 255946 (accessed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

26.

Newry Telegraph, 19 May 1855 (pg 3). Death notice: “On the 15th inst., at the residence of the Rev. A. Wilson, Elm Lodge, Dungannon, Jane Sophia Simpson, daughter of the late Rev. George Simpson, of Loughgall.” Digital image online at The British Newspaper Archive, www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk (accessed by subscription, and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2019-01-07).

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