1840 Sept 15. Freemans Journal
Transcription Credit: http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/louth/newspapers/freeman-louth03.txt
LOYAL NATIONAL REPEAL ASSOCIATION. (DANIEL O'DONNELL). COUNTY LOUTH
15-SEP-1840 COUNTY LOUTH.
Reynoldstown, Termonfechin, 9th Sept. 1840.
I enclose 31 shillings, the subscriptions of 11 Repealers, and my
own subscription of 1/. I request you will propose us as members of the
Loyal National Repeal Association on the next day of meeting, and you will
Richard Barrett, Esq.
Nicholas Owen Markey.
John Kieran Markey.
Mary Anne Markey.
James Kelly Markey.
Daniel O'Connell Markey.
All admitted by acclamation.
 Richard BARRETT. He is likely related to the BARRETTs of Dowdalshill.
 Owen MARKEY Esq. of Reynoldstown was in attendance at a meeting October 25th & November 1, 1837 to encourage people to register their Freeholds. SOURCE: http://www.mc-research.com/Home/Records/Electors/19-century.htm
 Nicholas Owen MARKEY. This is possibly the same person: Nicholas Markey m. Mary Brabazon c. 1793 and had Jenny 1794, Mary 1796, James 1798, Anne 1800,John 1802, Patrick 1803, Bridget 1805, Nicholas 1808, Margaret 1811. SOURCE: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/IRL-LOUTH/2002-12/1040346806 It is possible that he was the same one who was a subscriber to St. Christian's New Church, Tullyallen, near Mellifont, County Louth. SOURCE: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fianna/county/louth/loutchu.html Another convergence of name & place is that Walshestown House was built for Nicholas Markey, a good friend and election agent of Daniel O'Connell. http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=LH®no=13901916 Also of interest, “In 1842 New Year's-day was celebrated by a crowded Repeal meeting at Dundalk. It was supposed not less than from sixty to seventy thousand persons attended. The crowds flocked in from the neighbouring Counties of Armagh, Down, and Meath. O'Connell, at this time Lord Mayor of Dublin, was accompanied to the meeting by Messrs. Boylan, Markey, Caraher, and other Repealers, and the chair was taken by Berkely B. Stafford, Esq. O'Connell made a most powerful speech, and, at the banquet which followed, nearly 600 persons sat down. To the toast of " The People — the True Source of Legitimate Power, " the Rev. Mr. Marmion ably responded.” SOURCE: http://www.marmionfamilytree.com/CountyLouthIreland.html Also, Nicholas MARKEY, Esq. of Walshestown was in attendance at a meeting October 25th & November 1, 1837 to encourage people to register their Freeholds. SOURCE: http://www.mc-research.com/Home/Records/Electors/19-century.htm
 John Kieran MARKEY
 Elizabeth MARKEY
 Mary Anne MARKEY
 Margaret MARKEY
 Eliza MARKEY
 James Kelly MARKEY. In 1851, James MARKEY had a field at Ballybinivy. SOURCE: http://www.thesilverbowl.com/documents/newsclippings/1851May9-SamuelCOULTER.html
 Daniel O’Connell MARKEY
 Mary MARKEY
 Betsy MARKEY
 Martha MARKEY
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