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Alexander KILFEDER


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Alexander Kilfeder, married 1870, Registration district Sligo, Vol 17 Page 333

Seeking spouse, thanks.

842 to go through on FS. :D

Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958
Name: Alexander Kilfeder
Date of Registration: 1870
Registration district: Sligo
Volume: 17
Page Number: 333
FHL Film Number: 101251
Hannah Barber
John M'Gee
Susanna M'Gee
George Kerr
Alexander Kilfeder
Frances Frew
Thanks Geoff.

Now I can try 1901 and 1911. No well:

Name: Alexander Kilfedder
Registration District: Ballyshannon
Event Type: DEATHS
Registration Quarter and Year: Apr - Jun 1887
Estimated Birth Year: 1844
Age (at Death): 43
Mother's Maiden Name:
Film Number: 101594
Volume Number: 2
Page Number: 43
Digital Folder Number: 4200676
Image Number: 00113
Collection: Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958

Thanks Geoff.

6 trees and none have a marriage or a death for Alexander - parents John & Anne KNOX.
A brother:

Constable of police, Patricks Hill, (Cork) son of John, farmer to Sarah Jane Mellefont, full age, of Granabraher, daughter of John, farmer, by licence. Witnesses were William Mellefont and Richard J Wood.

Groom's Name: Robert Kilfeder
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Sarah Jane Mellefont
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 6 Aug 1865
Marriage Place: St. Mary Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Groom's Father's Name: John Kilfeder
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name: John Mellefont
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M70234-4
System Origin: Ireland-EASy
Source Film Number: 101482
Reference Number: p79 cn130
Collection: Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898

I have some interesting names in my tree.

Kilfedder, Kelfedder, Gilfeder, Gilfedder, Gilfeather

and all the variations for Mellefont eg. Mellanfant
Very odd family the Mellefonts in Ireland - you can get an idea of their political leanings from the middle names they chose - Peel, Gladstone, Eldon, ...
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This is about 20 miles away...

Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958
Name: Alexander Kilfedder
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1887
Death Age: 43
Registration district: Ballyshannon
Death Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 43
FHL Film Number: 101594
Thanks Geoff.

Most of the KILFEDERs born Kinlough, Co Leitrim. I have the dates but no source.

Those who didn't go to Australia died in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.

Received an email today saying some Irish records are free to view on St Patrick's Day. Not sure if it means from now until 17 March or just on 17th.
This could be the marriage, I used Ann Knox as the partner and it returned as ok..

Church Marriage Kelfedder John 1834 Co. Leitrim
Yeah, I got an email too saying there was a 100 free entries or something, but it includes the index, which I think is free anyway, but don't quote me...
When you register you are allowed 100 searches of the index. If SP did the same I would have needed 20 different email addresses. :biggrin:

Nothing on the home page re St Patricks Day.