First Marriage of Eliza Purcell Jamison

I first posted about my paternal grandmother being married twice a couple of years ago in this post – I now have a copy of her marriage certificate: Date of marriage: 23rd April 1924 Place of marriage: Bushmills Presbyterian Church, Presbytery of Route Marriage of: Samuel Murdock and Eliza McCurdy Purcell Age of groom: full (i.e. 21 years or older) Age of bride: 16 years, … Continue reading First Marriage of Eliza Purcell Jamison

First Marriage of Eliza Jamison nee Purcell – 1924

I haven’t had much to update on here for a while, but I’ve now registered for the NI records office online search facility, and have today located the details of my paternal grandmother’s first marriage, aged 16, to Samuel Murdock of Molloy on the 23rd April 1924. It took place at “Bushmills Presbyterian” church; two such churches are listed so I may need to check … Continue reading First Marriage of Eliza Jamison nee Purcell – 1924

Filling in some gaps – new information on the descendants of William McDowell Jamison

I had some very exciting news yesterday courtesy of Nevin over at NALIL; Nevin put me and my cousin Barbara in touch with Jennifer, who is a great, great grand-daughter of William McDowell Jamison, the earliest Jamison I’ve managed to trace in our family tree. Jennifer and Nevin have provided loads of information for my descendent chart, and I hope we gave some to Jennifer in … Continue reading Filling in some gaps – new information on the descendants of William McDowell Jamison

North Antrim Local interest List – Link to Jamison History

Check out North Antrim historian Nevin Taggart’s North Antrim Local interest blog at: NALIL.blogspot This is a great blog and the linked post above in particular was instrumental in my cousin Barbara and I starting our Jamison/Purcell/Huer family quest! Many thanks to Nevin for the post and for his invaluable assistance since in putting us in touch with various people who have helped us piece … Continue reading North Antrim Local interest List – Link to Jamison History

Updates to the Site

Eliza McCurdy Purcell Jamison’s beautiful picture has been added to the home page of this site. It’s  still the only one of her that we have, so more pictures would be wonderful; if you have, or know someone who has any pictures of Eliza or Fred, please please get in touch! Jamison and related family information, anecdotes and pictures are always welcome please! Continue reading Updates to the Site