Alistair McCartney - Genealogy

I have carried out detailed research over the past 10 years on the Giffin/Giffen families in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. I have also traced most other lines of my family tree and you can view my ancestral tree. The farthest back I have traced is my great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather John Stevenson who was probably born c.1710 and lived at Easdale on the island of Seil, Argylshire.

Searching for descendants of the following:

Jane Adams Gray
b.28 Sep 1885 Ballymena Co.Antrim
married someone also with the surname Gray
moved to Singapore

Maggie Stevenson Gray
b.20 October 1895 Ballymena Co. Antrim
married someone with the surname Grant
moved to Canada

Searching for descendants of or information on the family of

John GIFFIN born 11 May 1887 Ballymena Co.Antrim Ireland
Son of Robert GIFFIN and Esther McCLINTOCK

He moved to USA and I have photographs of him with a woman and child which are signed John and Meta. His wife was Almeda, born in England and they moved to Philadelphia where they can be found in the 1920 & 1930 census records.

Searching for descendants of the following:

Thomas James Anderson
b.1850s Ballymena Co.Antrim
moved to Scotland

His parents were David Anderson and Mary Jane Giffin.
He had 2 sisters, Martha and Agnes, who died unmarried near Ballymena in the 1950s.

Elizabeth Dempsey b.18 Jun 1883 Drumcon near Rasharkin had an aunt Alice who was a doctor trained in Dublin, went to Philadelphia and married a very wealthy man whose wife had died in childbirth. Aunt Alice looked after the baby and always called him her son.
The father and husband owned a railway in Philadelphia.

Elizabeth Dempsey's parents were William Dempsey and Elizabeth McDonald. They were married in 1876 at 2nd Presbyterian Church Ahoghill but William died 7 Feb 1883. No record of sister Alice on Dempsey or McDonald side

searching for family of Archibald McDonald b.10 Jan 1884 married Hannah Mary Strevens in 1918 in Liverpool and moved to Canada

Any answers to the above are most welcome. Please e-mail.

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