Tag Archives: Peter McFadden

ANZAC day 2017 – Additional family military personnel

It’s ANZAC day again and time to catch up on the all the extended family members who served their country that I’ve found in the past year. Previous ANZAC days posts can be found here, here and here. Some of these men and women I have quite a bit of information on and others very little. If you know more about them, have photos or anything else I’d love to hear from you.

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Visiting Lower Grange, Co Armagh on the trail of the McFaddens

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.

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