On my trip to Ireland in August I drove via county Armagh to Raphoe, county Donegal from Belfast airport. I wanted to see the countryside that the McFaddens came from. Peter Patrick McFadden (son of Thomas) was born in Lower Grange, Oneilland West co Armagh around 1831. He married Mary Reid (daughter of Septimar Watson and James Reid) in Armagh at the registry office on July 17, 1852.
I’m back after too long without any posts. I had an eventful 2016 which included two genealogy trips, the second to the UK with my mother. We visited Donegal and Belfast in Ireland at the end of August on the trail of our McKnight, Gregg and Dunlop families from Raphoe in County Donegal. I also visited where the McFaddens (on my dad’s side) were from in County Armagh but more about them in another post.