Tracing ancestral information on these families:
BOWDEN - lineage of WILLIAM BOWDEN Senior of Ballyskeagh,Holywood and Craigauntlet, County Down Northern Ireland. Family names of this family include HUGH BOWDEN, ANDREW BOWDEN, JAMES BOWDEN, JOHN BOWDEN, JANE BOWDEN, CATHERINE BOWDEN, SARAH BOWDEN, MARGARET BOWDEN, AGNES BOWDEN, ANNA BOWDEN.
MOORE - William born circ 1777 thought to have married Elizabeth Echlin.
Children of this marriage included:
1.JAMES MOORE bc.1800 (great great grandfather married ANNA MCBRIDE circa 1824 - farmers Craigauntlet/County Down.
2. AGNES MOORE bc. 1805 - married WILLIAM BOWDEN farmers of
Craigauntlet, Newtownards, County Down
3. CHARLES MOORE born 1807 married JANE KENNEDY 25/10/1834
4. JOHN MOORE born c. 1809 married SARAH LOWRY 19/12/1834
5. THOMAS MOORE married MARY WALLACE 18th January, 1834
6. SAMUEL MOORE married MARTHA COULTER 9th April, 1841
JAMES MOORE bc.1800 (great great grandfather) married ANNA MCBRIDE circa 1824:
Known children of this marriage:
1. JAMES MOORE bc. 1820 married ELIZABETH CARSON
Son WILLIAM MOORE born January 10th, 1841.
2. JOHN MOORE born 1824 married Mary Jane (Gray?) born 1850
(In 1901 Census, they had a niece MINNIE GRAY aged 4 years old visiting them)(Minnie is also a shortened version of Mary).
3. ALEXANDER MOORE born 1825 - married Anna (Wallace?)
(one of their 11 children had first name of WALLACE MOORE)
4. *WILLIAM MOORE (1827- 1910)(my gt gf) married SOPHIA MACDONALD/MCDONALD (bc. 1837-1840) in 1860.
5.ELIZABETH MOORE bc. 1829 - married D. (Daniel/David) REA
6.ANNA MOORE born 31st March, 1837, married ANDREW BOWDEN
(born 8th September, 1838)(Son of WILLIAM BOWDEN and AGNES MOORE of Craigauntlet).
7. ROBERT MOORE born 1839 married Isabell... born 1840
8. Female Moore who married someone IRVIN/IRWIN and
went to Toronto, Canada. Had son William James Irvin
9. ALEXANDER MOORE born July 28th, 1845, married JANE ROBB
(possibly daughter or sister of a James Robb whose photo I have - taken in Belfast)
*Children of marriage of WILLIAM MOORE and SOPHIA MACDONALD of Craigauntlet/Newtownards, County Down:
1. ELLEN MOORE born 1860 - married someone PERRY of
Craigauntlet/Newtownards, County Down
2. JAMES MOORE (1862-1945)
3. ANNA ELIZABETH MOORE born 1864 - married ANDREW BOWDEN
born January 1864,son of James Bowden and Jane Moore of
Holywood/Craigauntlet, County Down. They had daughter
JANE MOORE born 24th May, 1868 at Killairn. Also son
ALEXANDER JAMES ROBB MOORE.
4. MARTHA MOOORE bc. 1868, married PERCY NEAL BOWREY b.1864
5. GRACE MOORE born 1870 married JOHN KENWELL KIRKPATRICK,
son of JOHN KIRPATRICK and ELIZABETH COULTER
6. THOMAS MOORE (1872-1958)
7. MARY SOPHIA MOORE (1876-1957) married JAMES ALEXANDER
Son of ANDREW TAGGART and ELIZABETH JANE GIRVAN
8. WILLIAM JOHN ALEXANDER MOORE b. 1879
9. ROBERT MOORE (1878-1957)m. Amelia Mary Anne WILLIAMS
daughter of Samuel Williams and Jane Burns.