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William Simpson ( Belfast ) Looking for my Ulster origins.

I am the Grand-daughter of William Simpson. William married my grandmother Elizabeth McQuillan, 29th April 1918 in Dundalk, Co Louth.

On their marriage certificate my GGrandfather is named as James Simpson of Belfast. The two witnesses are Robert McQuillan and Maggie Hoey. After they were married my grandparents lived in Belfast, althougth my Grandmother is known to have returned to Dundalk where my mother Winifred was born May 1930. Sadly my mother had only one memory of her father, William visited her in Dundalk in 1936 when she would have been six years old.

If anyone can enlighten me in anyway as regards my grandfather, I would be delighted. I suspect that my Mother may have had other siblings, if not I would still be happy to know that I may have distant cousins out there.

Many Thanks in Anticipation

Patricia Gibson.

William Young - Mar '07
I am trying to trace my grandfathers family he was born in bready in1870 .he had abrother who went to america his name was william granfather married elizabeth cunningham they had two children samuel and sarah my mother;mum came to england and lived in kettering northamptonshire were iwas born. grandad was amember of l o lodge myroe.


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