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NAMES: John CUSACK; Edward SPROULE; John JACKSON late of Crieve; John JACKSON of Co. Antrim; John CUNNINGHAM of Crieve; Right Honorable Clotworthy the Lord Viscount Massereene; Alexander MONTGOMERY; William ARMSTRONG; Thomas BRUNKER; William BRUNKER; Thomas KINGSBERY; Arthur WOLF; Alexander CRUICKSHANK; James NIXON; John JACKSON Junior; John JACKSON Senior; Robert KER; Andrew KER; Tatlow JACKSON; Alexander JACKSON; Nevin HAWELL; Rev. Robert SMITH; Andrew OLIVER; William JOHNSTON; John JOHNSTON; George THOMPSON; William BEEBY [should this be BREAKY?]; James BREAKEY; William YOUNG; William PRESLEY; Oliver MOORE. PLACES: Crieve, Co. Monaghan; Drumfaldra, Co. Monaghan, Breyart [could this be Brecart, Parish of Duneane?], Co. Antrim; Carnaveagh & bogs of Carrickavetty [Carrickaveilty] and Mullynenrall; Carnavagh orwse Carricknavagh.
Sharon Oddie Brown. October 2, 2017

 

NOTE: This is just my first crack at annotating this. This transcription was done using voice recognition, and there may still be a few errors that I have yet to catch. There are also more names to annotate, and places to add hyperlinks to.

 

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CUNNINGHAM 1828-1832

Image 277 1831 Apr 20

 

An indented deed of conveyance bearing date the 20th day of April, 1831 and made between John CUSACK[1] and Edward SPROULE[2] both of the City of Dublin Esq. assignees of the estate and effects of John JACKSON[3] late of Crieve in the County of Monaghan, a bankrupt of the first part; the said John JACKSON[4] of Breyart [could this be Brecart, Parish of Duneane?] in the County of Antrim a bankrupt of the second part; and John CUNNINGHAM[5] of Crieve in the County of Monaghan Esq.  the third part. Reciting that the Right Honorable Clotworthy the Lord Viscount Massereene[6] by indenture bearing date the seventh day of August, 1749 did demise grant set and to farm let and Alexander MONTGOMERY[7] among other lands. All that and those the two Tates of Crieve. To hold the said Alexander MONTGOMERY his heirs and assigns for three lives therein named renewable forever. And reciting that by indenture bearing date the 29th day of August, 1760 the said Alexander MONTGOMERY did demise grant set and to farm let unto William ARMSTRONG[8] his heirs and assigns all that and those the said two Tates or townlands of Crieve with the bleach green and corn mill there on. To hold to the said William ARMSTRONG for three lives therein named renewable on the fall of each from time to time for ever. And reciting that the said William ARMSTRONG by indenture bearing date the 23rd day of July 1776. Did demise unto Thomas BRUNKER[9] all that and those the one Tate of the said lands of Crieve. To hold to the said Thomas BRUNKER his heirs and assigns for three lives therein named renewable on the fall of each life ever. And reciting that the said Thomas BRUNKER by indenture bearing date the first day of April 1776 demised unto William BRUNKER[10] all that part of the lands of Crieve with the bleach green Mills thereon then in the possession of the said William BRUNKER. To hold to the said William BRUNKER his heirs and assigns for the lives therein named renewable for ever. And whereas by indenture bearing date the fifth day of March 1771 the said William ARMSTRONG did demise grant set and to farm let unto the said William BRUNKER all that part of the lands of Crieve then in the possession of Thomas Mc____ containing by estimation 11 acres. To hold the said William BRUNKER three lives therein named renewable for ever reciting that by indenture bearing date the 22nd day of February 1777, Thomas KINGSBERY[11] Arthur WOLF[12] and Alexander CRUICKSHANK[13] Esq. three of the commissioners mentioned and appointed in a Common of Bankruptcy awarded side against the said William BRUNKER did grant bargain and sell unto John BRUNKER his heirs and assigns all the said William BRUNKER Messuages lands tenements and hereditaments, and all the estate in interest in the lands and premises and therein before mentioned. To hold the said William

BRUNKER his heirs and assigns for ever upon trust for the uses therein mentioned. And reciting that by indenture bearing date the 17th day of June, 1777, made between Thomas BRUNKER and John BRUNKER of the first part; James NIXON[14] of the second part; and John JACKSON of the third part, they the said Thomas BRUNKER and John BRUNKER with the consent of the said John NIXON granted release and confirm unto the said John JACKSON all that and those the lands therein mentioned. To hold to the said John JACKSON his heirs and assigns for ever. And reciting that the said John JACKSON upon the execution of the last mentioned deed entered into the possession of said lands and obtain several renewals of said original leases and being so seized and possessed by indenture bearing date the ninth day of April 1821, was made between the said John JACKSON of the one part and John JACKSON Junior[15] of the other part the said John JACKSON senior[16], for the considerations therein mentioned did demise grant set and to farm let unto the said John JACKSON Junior his heirs and assigns all that part of the lands of Crieve then in the possession of the said John JACKSON Junior and the Stripe or plantation adjoining to the Kennell called the Forest and all that part of the lands of Carnaveagh therein mentioned together with 12 acres of the bogs of Carrickavetty [Carrickaveilty] and Mullynenrall.  To all that part of the lands of Crieve on which the bleach mill and improvements were built unto the said John JACKSON Junior his heirs and assigns for ever and to hold the said part of Carnaveagh forever. And to hold that part of the lands of demised to the said John JACKSON senior by the five leases of the 18th day of August 1813 therein mentioned to the said John JACKSON Junior for and during the lives of Hugh JACKSON [17]and John JACKSON and hold the said bog of Carrickavetty for the lives of John JACKSON, Hugh JACKSON and Samuel CUNNINGHAM[18] and to hold the said bog of Mullyard for the lives of John JACKSON, Hugh JACKSON and Thomas BRUNKER subject to the payment of the yearly rent there in mentioned. And reciting that by an indenture bearing date the 16th day of June, 1780 Robert KER[19] did demise unto John JACKSON that part of the lands of Drumfaldra then in the possession of the said Robert KER. To hold unto the said John JACKSON for three lives therein named renewable forever. And reciting that by indenture bearing date the eighth day of February 1816 the said John JACKSON granted bargained sold released and confirmed unto the said John JACKSON Junior all that the said part of the lands of Drumfaldra. To hold for the lives therein mentioned renewable forever. And reciting that by indented deed of renewal bearing date the 23rd day of July 1829 and made between Andrew KER[20] of the one part and John JACKSON of the other part reciting said last mentioned lease of the 16th day of June, 1780 and at the estate and interest of the said Robert Curragh was invested in the said Andrew KER. He the said Andrew KER added and put the lives of Tatlow JACKSON[21] and Alexander JACKSON[22] in the place and stead of John JACKSON and Alexander JACKSON deceased and did demise grant set and to farm let unto the said John JACKSON his heirs and assigns all that the said part of the lands of Drumfaldra aforesaid. To hold unto the said John JACKSON his heirs and assigns for and during the lives of John JACKSON Tatlow JACKSON, Alexander JACKSON and for and during the life and lives of

 such other persons as should for ever their after be added to the term of said demised by virtue of the covenant for the perpetual renewal thereof in said original lease contained. And reciting the by indenture bearing date the sixth day of September, 1826, made between the said Andrew KER of the one part and the said John JACKSON of the other part. He the said Andrew KER did demise grant set and to farm let unto the said John JACKSON all that farm and parcel of land formally in the possession of Nevin HAWELL[23] containing 60 acres, situated in the townland of Drumfaltragh aforesaid. To hold for and during the lives of John JACKSON, John JACKSON Junior and Tatlow JACKSON for and during a life and lives of all and every such other persons as should for ever their after be added to the terms of said demised by virtue of the covenant for the perpetual renewal therein contained. And reciting that by indenture bearing date the 16th day of August 1764 made between the Rev. Robert SMITH[24] of the one part and Andrew OLIVER[25] of the other part the said Robert SMITH did demise unto the said Andrew OLIVER all that and those that part and parcel of the Tate townland of Carnavagh orwse Carricknavagh called the upper half Tate. To hold for three lives therein mentioned renewable for ever. And reciting by indenture renewal bearing date the third day of April, 1815 made between William JOHNSTON[26] of the one part and the said John JOHNSTON[27] of the other part reciting the said last mentioned lease of the 20th day of August, 1764, the said William JOHNSON did demise grant set and to farm let unto the said John JACKSON all that and those the said part of the lands of Carricknaveagh called the upper half Tate. To hold to the said John JACKSON for the lives of Hugh JACKSON, George THOMPSON [28] and William BEEBY[29] [should this be BREAKY?] Renewable forever. And reciting the by indenture bearing date the 14th day of April 1790 made between William BREAKEY[30] of the one part and John JACKSON of the other part. He the said William BREAKEY did demise unto the said John JACKSON all that part of the lands of Carrichnaveagh then in the possession of the said John JACKSON containing 20 acres or thereabouts. To hold to the said John JACKSON his heirs and assigns for ever. And reciting that by indented deed of renewal bearing date the fifth day of June, 1815 made between James BREAKEY[31] of the one part and the said John JACKSON the other part, he the said William BREAKEY did demise grant set and to farm let unto the said John JACKSON his heirs and assigns all that part of the lands of Carricknaveagh formerly in the possession of William BRUNKER containing 14 acres three roods and 23 perches or thereabouts. To hold to the said John JACKSON his heirs and assigns for the lives of George THOMPSON, Hugh JACKSON, and William BREAKEY renewable for ever and reciting that the said John JACKSON had become bankrupt and John CUSACK and Edward SPROULE parties thereto had been duly appointed his assigns and that the estate and interest of the said John JACKSON in said several lands and premises was then legally vested in them, and that in consequence of the power so vested in them. They are set up and sold by public auction at the Royal Exchange all the

bankrupt’s estate and interest in said several lands and premises and John CUNNINGHAM party thereto had attended said sale and bid for and declared the purchaser of said several lands at and for the sum therein mentioned said indenture. Witnessed that for and in consideration of the several sums of £1350 and £460 and £210 to the said Edward SPROULE and John CUSACK in hand paid by the said John CUNNINGHAM at or before the ensealing and delivery of the said deed they the said Edward SPROULE and John CUSACK granted bargained sold aliened released and confirmed unto the said John JACKSON the bankrupt in consideration of five shillings sterling to him in hand paid by the said John CUNNINGHAM. He the said John JACKSON granted bargained sold released and confirmed under the said John CUNNINGHAM (in his actual possession then being) and to his heirs and assigns all that part of the lands of Drumfaldra aforesaid situate in the Barony of Cremorne and County of Monaghan late in the possession of bankrupt and also the said part of the lands of Carnaveagh, being the upper half of the Tate situate in the Barony and County aforesaid and also that part of the lands of Crieve called Crieve Green situate in the Barony of Cremorne and County of Monaghan aforesaid. To hold the said several lands and premises for enduring the respective terms granted and demised by the original leases there of there in an hereinbefore mentioned subject to the payment of the yearly rents and renewal finds reserved in said several leases, and which deed contained other usual covenants and which deed and this Memorial are witnessed as to the execution there of by the said Edward SPROULE and John CUSACK by William YOUNG[32] of Upper Gardner Street in the County of Dublin, solicitor, and by William PRESLEY[33] of Antrim Street in the City of Dublin, Writing Clerk. John CUSACK [SEAL] Edward SPROULE [SEAL} witness present William YOUNG William PRESLEY. The above named William YOUNG maketh oath and saith that he is a subscribing witness to the deed of which the above writing is a Memorial and also to the above Memorial and saith he saw the said deed and this Memorial duly signed sealed and delivered by the above named Edward SPROULE and John CUSACK and saith the name William YOUNG subscribed to said deed and Memorial as a witness hereto is his this deponents proper name and handwriting and saith he delivered said deed and Memorial to Oliver MOORE Esq.  Assistant Register at the Registers Office Kings Inns City of Dublin on Tuesday the 26th day of July 1831. At or about a 1:15 o’clock in the afternoon to the purpose of being registered. William YOUNG sworn before me this 26 day of July 1831 Oliver MOORE[34] Asst Regr

 



[1] John CUSACK

[2] Edward SPROULE

[3] John JACKSON  (1744-1824) late of Crieve married Sarah BRUNKER (1751-1820).

[4] John JACKSON of Co. Antrim. NOTE: This one is a mystery.

[5] John CUNNINGHAM of Crieve

[6] Right Honorable Clotworthy the Lord Viscount Massereene.

[7] Alexander MONTGOMERY

[8] William ARMSTRONG

[9] Thomas BRUNKER (abt 1736-1808) son of Brabazone BRUNKER & Dorothy GAULT. His sister Sarah BRUNKER (1751-1820) married John JACKSON (1744-1824) of Crieve. NOTE: The GAULT connections to both JACKSONs and BRUNKERs go back one generation. Adam GAULT had nine known children. He was father of Elinor GAULT (1711-1791) who married Hugh JACKSON (1709-1777) – see JACKSONs of Lisnaboe - & Dorothy GAULT who married Brabazone BRUNKER. Dorothy & Brabazone BRUNKER were parents of Sarah BRUNKER (1751-1820).

[10] William BRUNKER (?-1857) son of Brabazone BRUNKER & Dorothy GAULT. His sister Sarah BRUNKER (1751-1820) married John JACKSON (1744-1824) of Crieve.

[11] Thomas KINGSBERY

[12] Arthur WOLF

[13] Alexander CRUICKSHANK

[14] James NIXON

[15] John JACKSON Junior Presumably the John JACKSON (1795-1839) who emigrated to America and died at Alabama. He was the father of Alexander JACKSON (1823-1889) and Tatlow JACKSON (1832-1888) Hie eldest son, John JACKSON (181-1891) also had a son named Tatlow JACKSON (1845-1921) born after the date of this memorial.

[16] John JACKSON Senior Presumably the John JACKSON (1744-1824) since the deed recited here precedes his death.

[17] Hugh JACKSON Presumably the Hugh JACKSON (1783-1833), son of John JACKSON (1744-1824) and Sarah BRUNKER.

[18] Samuel CUNNINGHAM

[19] Robert KER

[20] Andrew KER

[21] Tatlow JACKSON (1822-1888). Born in Ireland, he died in Philadelphia. Son of John JACKSON & Elizabeth TATLOW.

[22] Alexander JACKSON. Presumably Alexander Melvorne JACKSON (1823-1889). He was born at Drumfaldra, Co. Monaghan & died in Texas.

[23] Nevin HAWELL

[24] Rev. Robert SMITH

[25] Andrew OLIVER. I am unsure – but it is likely that he was Andrew OLIVER (abt 1770) who married Anne HANNA in 1804. He was a son of William OLIVER (abt 1730-1816) and Elizabeth STEEL, both of Co. Armagh.

[26] William JOHNSTON

[27] John JOHNSTON

[28] George THOMPSON

[29] William BEEBY [should this be BREAKY?]

[30] William BREAKEY. Probably William BREAKEY (1809-?) son of James BREAKEY & Sarah NIXON.

[31] James BREAKEY Probably James BREAKEY (1817-?) son of James BREAKEY & Sarah NIXON.

[32] William YOUNG

[33] William PRESLEY

[34] Oliver MOORE

 

 

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