Belfast Weekly News May 6 1893: Missing Friends. 

GRIBBEN: Wanted information as to the whereabouts of Hugh Gribben and Thomas Gribben, who left Mountstewart, County Down, Ireland, in the year of 1871, for America. Should this meet the eye of any of their friends, or relatives who can communicate with them, something will be heard of to their advantage on applying to G. Gribben, Crawfordsburn, County Down. 

M'KEE.- On the 15th of March a man named Thomas M'Kee was killed on one of the Street Car Lines in Chicago. He has a sister and also a brother who is a Presbyterian minister, and still another brother , who is a doctor, whom he left in County Antrim, near Belfast, when he went into the Ship Yard at Whiteinch, by Glasgow, Scotland. The relatives to communicate with People's Casulty Claim Adjustment Company, 145 Adams Express Building, 185 Dearborn Street, Chicago, They may hear of something to their advantage. 

PARK; Information wanted about Andrew Park, or Parks, who was born in the County Antrim about 1745, and died in America in 1781. He seems to have been a weaver, probably engaged in the weaving of linens and woollens in Antrim before he went to United States. Information as to when he left Ireland, facts in connection with the name, or some information as to where the matter could be looked up, will be thankfully received by John S Park, U.S. army, professor, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia. 

SMITH: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Thomas Smith. When last heard of, was living at 35 North Street, Anderston, Glasgow. Any information will be thankfully received by his brother, Edward Smith, Newtown, Dundalk, Hacks Ball Cross, Ireland.


Belfast Weekly News May 13 1893:

Missing Friends:

COOPER: Information wanted of Robert Cooper, late of Ferniskey, County Antrim, Ireland. Last address (March 1889) was Grace P.O. Jefferson County, Montana, USA. Any information of him will be thankfully received by his sister, Mrs D.M'Wha, Ferniskey, Kells, County Antrim, Ireland.

PHILLIPS: Wanted to know the whereabouts of Thomas Phillips, who left Ireland about twenty years ago, last heard of in Chicago. If this should meet the eye of anyone who could give any information regarding his whereabouts, it will be thankfully received by his sister, Ann Thomson, 6 Maxwellton Street, Paisley, Scotland

Belfast Weekly News May 20 1893: Missing Friends. 

HADDEN: Information desired as to the whereabouts of any of the descendants of my granduncle, Alexander Hadden, who left Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland, for Philadelphia, USA, somewhere about the year 1800(?). American papers please copy. Address, James Hadden, 49 Claremont North Avenue, Gateshead-on-Tyne, England. 


BALLENTINE: May 13 at Woodvale, Ballymena, the wife of John George Ballentine, of a son.

POLLOCK: May 11, at Ardeen, Holywood, the wife of John Pollock, a son.

Belfast Weekly News May 27 1893:


M'CORMICK: May 18 at her late residence, No.191 York Street, Rachel, relict of John M'Cormick, aged 71 years.


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