North Street, Newry, County Down

North Street, Newry, County Down
North Street, Newry, County Down

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Edward Daniel Jennings [1845-], North Street, Newry, County Down

Edward Daniel Jennings was the third son of Andrew Jennings [1793 – 1869], North Street, Newry, County Down, and his wife Mary Ann Clarke, daughter of Edward Clarke.
He was baptised in Newry.
Edward Daniel of Andrew Jennings and Mary Anne Clarke, sponsors Charles and Ellen Jennings 10/6[1]

There is an Edward Jennings found in Church Street, Rathfriland in 1870. He was a spirit and porter dealer.[2] He married Margaret Leathem, daughter of Andrew Leathem and Marion English. They had three children, William [b.1865], Sophia [b.1867] and Mary Ann [b.1872]. Mary Ann died in 1874 aged 2. It’s possible that William also died young. Sophia married Hugh Craig and they emigrated to New York as did Sophia’s mother Margaret. Edward had died in 1876.
It has not been possible to confirm if Edward Jennings of Rathfriland is the same Edward Daniel Jennings of North Street, Newry.

[1] Catholic Church Records, Newry, Baptisms, 1845 05502/02
[2] RosDavies

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