1734 Mar 11
DEED: 82 179 57452
BELLEW, John- SIMPSON
NOTES from my 2009 diary.
Between Rt. Hon John Lord BELLEW of the one part & Patrick SYMPSON of Phillipstown, Co. Louth … demised lands of Annaghivacky, Barony of Dundalk, Co. Louth. ‘then in his possession” … 223 acres 1 rood 20 perches for natural lives of James COULTER son of Charles COULTER of Carrickstuck & Nathanial COULTER son of Samuel COULTER of Cavananore & of Grizell SYMPSON third daughter of said Patrick SYMPSON… rent £54.13.6 WITNESS George PIPPARD of Drogheda merchant & Cornelius M’LAUGHLIN of the same clerk to the said George PIPPARD. WITNESS Cornelius M’LAUGHLIN & William CONWAY of Ballenfull, Co. Louth. Gent.
 Rev. Patrick SIMPSON (Abt 1681-1780) was the second [actually - he was the 3rd] named Presbyterian Minister in the Dundalk Presbyterian Church (which was founded in 1560 and is one of the oldest non-conforming churches Ireland). He was born at Islay Scotland and Married Margaret McNEIL aka McNEILE etc. After stepping back from active ministering (over doctrinal issues), he became successful managing various leases in the area. His third daughter, Grizel, married John McNEIL. SOURCE: The Flurry Valley: Landlords and Society, 1659 – 1841. Don Johnston, Journal of the County Louth Archaeological and Historical Society, Part I was published in: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2005), pp. 5-26 Part II was published in: Vol. 25, No. 4 (2004), pp. 379-399; Part III was published in Vol. 26, No. 1(2005), pp. 5-26 Published by: County Louth Archaeological and History Society
 Phillipstown, Parish of Phillipstown, Co. Louth
 Annaghivacky, a townland of 369 Acres in the Civil Parish of Creggan, Barony of Upper Dundalk, Co. Louth.
 James COULTER (b bef 1735), son of Charles COULTER of Carrickstuck & Mary McEVERS.
 Charles COULTER of Carrickastuck, husband of Mary McEVERS.
 Carrickastuck, a townland of 229 acres in the Parish of Phillipstown, Co. Louth.
 Nathanial COULTER son of Samuel COULTER of Cavananore. He married and had a daughter, Mary SOURCE: http://www.thesilverbowl.com/documents/1775_Will_of_Andrew_Coulter.htm
 Samuel COULTER (b abt 1690) of Cavananore father of 7 children. Most likely a brother of Charles, William and John COULTER.
 Cavananore – a townland of 219 acres in Upper Dundalk, Co. Louth
 Grizell SYMPSON third daughter of Rev. Patrick SYMPSON She died sometime between 1737 and 1765. She married John McNEILE - her half 2nd cousin. Their son, Neil McNEIL of Lower Farghart married Anne TWIBILLof Jonesborough and they had 7 children. SOURCE: The Flurry Valley: Landlords and Society, 1659 – 1841. Don Johnston, Journal of the County Louth Archaeological and Historical Society, Part I was published in: Vol. 26, No. 1 (2005), pp. 5-26 Part II was published in: Vol. 25, No. 4 (2004), pp. 379-399; Part III was published in Vol. 26, No. 1(2005), pp. 5-26 Published by: County Louth Archaeological and History Society
 George PIPPARD of Drogheda merchant.
 Drogheda, a seaport, borough, and market-town, and a county of itself, locally in the county of LOUTH, and province of LEINSTER, 57 miles (S by W.) from Belfast, and 23 (N.) SOURCE: A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, Samuel Lewis.http://www.libraryireland.com/topog/d3.php NOTE: The COULTER-Drogheda connection is interesting. In 1808,there was a letter from George Coulter at Drogheda to [John Foster] reminding him of the support he gave Colonel Foster at the last election. He is the only Protestant wool draper in Drogheda, and was assured by Colonel Foster that if his business suffered as a result of the election he would be provided for. He was promised a gaugership, but nothing more has come of this. SOURCE: PRONI: D562/12555.
 Cornelius M’LAUGHLIN of Drogheda, clerk to the said George PIPPARD. Just as the PIPPARD-JACKSON connections are interesting, so is the name M’LAUGHLIN since the George JACKSON (1718-1782) who is the earliest known member of our family tree married a Margaret O’LAUGHLIN in 1743.
 William CONWAY of Ballenfull, Co. Louth. Gent
 Ballenfull, aka Ballinfuil – a townland of 369 acres in the Parish of Roche, Co. Louth
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