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Mary Agnes McBride/John J. Greene

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McBride Family Northern Ireland

Posted: 960120000000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1005540578000
Surnames: McBride, Macdonald, Moore, Rea, Irvin, Robb, Kennedy, Coulter, Bowden, Wallace, Lowry
Searching for ancestral lineage of Anne/Anna McBride born circa 1800-1810, thought to be daughter of James McBride of Antrim or County Down, Northern Ireland.

Anna McBride married James Moore of Newtownards County Down in circa 1826. James was a flax/grower farmer and leased
land from the Marquis of Londonderry.
Known children:
1. *William Moore born 1827-1910 - married Sophia Macdonald

in 1860. She was born in 1841 - place unknown, parents

unknown, siblings unknown. Sophia died in Belfast 1890

and is buried with William at St Elizabeth's

Presbyterian Church, Dundonald. They were farmers -

growers of Flax and leased their land from the Marquis

of Londonderry.

2. Elizabeth Moore born c. 1829 - believed to have married

Daniel or David Rea, either married in Belfast

or Victoria Australia. Known children: Anna Rea,

Daniel or David Rea.

3. ANNA MOORE born 31st March, 1838 - married Andrew

Bowden, son of William Bowden and Agnes Moore of

Craigauntlet, Newtownards, County Down Northern Ireland.

4. Alexander Moore born 1842, married Jane ROBB in 1866.

They were farmers at Killarn, County Down

*WILLIAM MOORE (1827-1910) was my great grandfather.
He and Sophia nee Macdonald had the following known children. (They were married in 1860.
Twin sons that died in infancy. Twins were said to have come from Sophia Macdonald's mother's side of the family.


Married Andrew Bowden, son of James Bowden and Jane

Moore of Craigauntlet.

2. JAMES MOORE born 1866 - went to Canada and then probably

New Zealand and Australia. Returned to Ireland at

some stage.

3. THOMAS MOORE - went to Canada, and then probably

New Zealand and Australia.

4. GRACE MOORE - married John Kenwell Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick family were from Northern Ireland but Grace

came to Western Australia and married

John K. Kirkpatrick in c.1904 at Kalgoorlie.

They later moved to Donnybrook, Western Australia and

became early pioneers there. Their family had married

into the Bowden family and the Coulter family - the

grandsons of today are named Arthur BOWDEN Kirkpatrick

and Robert Murray COULTER Kirkpatrick.
5. MARTHA MOORE - went to Victoria, Australia, probably

to join her Aunt Elizabeth Rea (nee Moore). Martha

married Percy Bowery in Victoria and had 4 daughters.

6. ELLEN MOORE - went to Toronto, Canada, Thought to have

married an Irwin - either married in Northern Ireland

or in Canada. Had 4 boys and 3 daughters - and must

have been widowed because husband does not appear in

photos taken in Toronto.

7. MARY MOORE born c. 1875 - married James Taggart in

Northern Ireland - probably Belfast

8. SOPHIA MOORE born c.1876 - no other details except

she was 25 in the Census of 1901 and was living with

her father William Moore.

9. WILLIAM JOHN ALEXANDER MOORE thought to have died

in 1890 - same year as his mother, Sophia

10. ROBERT MOORE born 1880-1957. Came to Western Australia

in 1898, and settled at Kalgoorlie during Gold Rush

Days. Married Amelia Maryanne Burns, daughter of Jane

nee Burns and Samuel Williams. Robert and Amelia later

settled in Perth. Children: Robert Burns Moore (dec.)

and twins, my father,Lindsay Auburn Moore (dec),

and William Henry Moore.

JAMES MOORE my great great grandfather who married Anna McBride, is thought to be son of a William Moore who was married to someone 'Lin' which may stand for surname of Lindsay. It is thought that James' brothers included
CHARLES MOORE who married JANE KENNEDY in 1834
JOHN MOORE who married SARAH LOWRY in 1834
THOMAS MOORE who married MARY WALLACE in c1834
The brothers were all growers of Flax. If anyone has any information regarding any of the families mentioned, it would be most appreciated. Thank you.
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