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Title: Ann Jane Knox, Clanbrassil, Ontario To A Lowry, Co Donegal
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
Fileknox, ann jane/9
SenderKnox, Ann Jane
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginClanbrassil, Ontario, Canada
DestinationCo. Donegal, Ireland
RecipientLowry, Andrew
Recipient Gendermale
SourceT.2018/37: Copied by Permission of Miss K Lowry, Argrey, Raphoe, Co. Donegal, Ireland. #TYPE EMG Ann Jane Knox, Clanbrassil, Ontario, Canada, To Andrew Lowry, Raphoe, Co Donegal, Ireland. 12th Feb 1894.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.8811061
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log05:12:1988 GC created 25:09:1989 PG input 10:01:19
Word Count337
Mr Andrew Lowry
Argrey Raphoe
Donegal Ireland

Clanbrassil Feb 12 1894

My Dear Uncle Andrew
I have thought many
a time of writing to you
but never got started until
to day I never could make up
my mind to write after
my father died but it is
with sorrow I write these few
lines now to tell you of the
death of your Dear sister
Ann and my dear good Old aunty
Ann Walker you will
have heard before you get
this Oh uncle it seems just
awful to think she is gone
one I loved so well but she
is happy she was a good Christian
woman she had another stroke
she took it on wensday [Wednesday?]
morning and died on satureday [Saturday?] Feburary [February?]
the 3 and buried the 5th just
one week ago today well uncle
I feel happey [happy?] to say I could
go and see my aunty [buried?]
I never got to see my poor
Old father when he was sick
or after he died either I was
not very well at the time I
could not go but uncle I do
think he is happey [happy?] and aunty
to [too?] with thine saviour my
sister Martha and brother Kirk
and famity [family?] was all well at the
time aunty was buried
Well Uncle Andrew I am
your brother Johns youngest
child Ann Jane
I am now Mrs John
Knox Jr.
I have been married over
14 years I have 2 little girls
one is 4 years old the other
one year and ten months
and a good husband to [too?]
I will close for this
time with love to Aunty and
Cousin and a good [share?]
for yourself.
from your loveing [loving?] neice [niece?]
Ann Jane Knox
Clanbrassil P C
Cay Haldimand
PS I do hope you will
answer this soon I will
try and write more in the
future if nothing happens this
leaves us all in very good
health I hope you are all
enjoying the same great
good bye
hoping to hear from
you soon.