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Title: "References to County Down by an American" Rev David G Wylie.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileWylie, Rev David G/52
SenderRev David G. Wylie
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationclergyman
Sender Religionunknown
Recipient Genderunknown
SourceT 2241/5: Copied by Permission of R. McGiffert, Esq., Rathcunningham, Toye, County Down. #TYPE LET Copy Newscutting Article: "References to County Down by an American": Containing Extract From, "Through Ireland", by Reverend David G. Wylie, c.1850.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9006223
Partial Date
Doc. TypeLET
Log05:07:1990 JM created
Word Count180
NoteN.B. account of a trip to N.Ireland
TranscriptIsaac Moorhead, of Killinchy, took us to visit in the
community. He had many relatives in southern
Ohio. In his company we had a delightful drive
through that part of the country. He gave us its
history. In his company we visited Mr Jas. [James?] Gourley,
a magistrate, church treasurer, and influential man
in the community. He gave us many valuable facts.
He is preparing a history of the presbyterian
Church of Killinchy. When this is completed we
hope to receive a copy. At his home we had the
pleasure of meeting other ladies and gentleman.
We enjoyed this part of our visit very much. In
addition to these visits we had the pleasure of seeing
Mr John Patterson and his family. He is an
old gentleman with a wonderful memory. He
could recall the genealogy of the Patterson and
Gourley families, and gave us facts accessible
nowhere else. His family were very kind. He has
two sons in Chicago. It is wonderful how many
in the three kingdoms are bound by family
ties to the Republic of the West.