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Researching Irish immigrants in early 1850s

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Re: Researching Irish immigrants in early 1850s

Posted: 1511566035000
Classification: Query
Surnames: McElwee
Thanks everyone for trying to help. The family I'm interested in are:

Charles MCELWEE Born: c 1798 Died: 13 Jan 1872 Pound Lane, Newtown Limavady, DRY, Ireland Occupation: Nailer
+Anne (Nancy) MCGILL Born: c 1797 Died: 16 Dec 1882 Isle of Man Street, Limavady, DRY, Ireland
Children:
..... Thomas MCELWEE Born 1: 07 Dec 1823 Drumachose, DRY Born 2: 1826 Died: 08 Feb 1900 Protestant Street, Limavady, DRY Occupation: Nailer, Smith
..... William MCELWEE Born: 16 Apr 1826 Drumachose, Newtown Limavady, DRY, IRE Died: 18 Jun 1882 Gisborne, VIC Occupation: Blacksmith, Station master
..... Sarah (Sally) Jane MCELWEE Born: Bef. 11 Mar 1830 Drumachose, Newtown Limavady, DRY Died: 01 Apr 1921 Parkes, NSW
..... Eliza MCELWEE Born: Bef. 11 Nov 1832 Drumachose, Newtown Limavady, DRY Baptism: 11 Nov 1832 Drumachose, Newtown Limavady, DRY Died: 28 Nov 1913 Park Street, Ballarat, VIC Occupation: Hotelkeeper, Dealer in second-hand clothes, Dressmaker, Greengrocer, Fancy goods. Eliza married four times and each time making herself a bit younger, like her husbands!
..... John James MCELWEE Born 1: Bef. 16 Jul 1836 Drumachose, DRY Born 2: c 1841 Drumachose, DRY, IRE Died: 30 Dec 1871 Lancefield road Station, VIC Burial: 31 Dec 1871 Sunbury, VIC Occupation: Publican

South Australia, passenger lists 1847-1886 Transcription

First name(s) Eliza
Last name McElwee
Age 22
Birth year 1834
Occupation Domestic Servant
Place of origin Derry
Ship name Fitzjames
Departure date -
Departure port Southampton
Arrival year 1856
Arrival date 1 Jan 1856
Arrival port Adelaide
State South Australia
Country Australia

First name(s) Sarah
Last name McElwee
Age 25
Birth year -
Occupation Dom Servt
Place of origin Derry
Ship name Fitzjames
Departure date -
Departure port -
Arrival year 1856
Arrival date 1 Jan 1856
Arrival port Adelaide
State South Australia
Country Australia

Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists 1852-1924

First name(s) Eliza
Last name McElwee
Sex Female
Age 21
Birth year 1835
Year 1856-57
Ship name Havilah
Departure year 1856
Departure date 28 Jul 1856
Departure port Adelaide
Arrival year -
Arrival port Melbourne
State Victoria
Country Australia

First name(s) Sarah
Last name McElwee
Sex Female
Age 23
Birth year 1833
Year 1856-57
Ship name Havilah
Departure year 1856
Departure date 28 Jul 1856
Departure port Adelaide
Arrival year -
Arrival port Melbourne
State Victoria
Country Australia

At least one of their relatives travelled back and forth between New York and Limavady in the 1890s.
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