Posted By:Annemarie Bruinsma
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Subject:Re: Alcorn records for County Donegal, IRL 1700's & 1800's
Post Date:October 15, 2006 at 06:56:27
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Forum:Alcorn Family Genealogy Forum
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Bruce,
The following may be helpful in identifying possible towns of origin for your Alcorn family in County Donegal.

Cloncha Parish Register of births (1669 to 1783)
1711 - Martha Alcorne, godmother to Isabel McGowen
1713 - George Alcorne baptised daughet Helen on 12 Jan 1713
1716 - George Alcorne, godfather to John Hood on 24 Jan 1716
1717 - William Alcorne's wife, godmother to baby McKane on 18 May 1717
1723 - William Alcorne, godfather to Ann McFarlane on 13 Nov 1723
1728 - William Alcorn had a child Elenore baptised 11 Feb 1728

1796: Flax Growers List (County Donegal), aka Spinning Wheel Premium Entitlements List
- James Alcorn of Moville Lower
- John Alcorn of Donaghmore
- William Alcorn of Donaghmore

1799: Protestant Survey for the Parish of Templecrone
- Jas. Alcorn of Carrickfin

1828: Tithe Applotment Book, Parish of Templecrone
- Alcorn, Wm. of Innisfree Owey
- Alcorn, Wm. of Mullaghduff (Irish with Drumnacart)
- Alcorn, Wm. of Mullaghduff (Irish with Drumnacart)

1830: Tithe Applotment Book, Parish of Tullaghobegly
- Alcorn, John of Falcarragh

1834: Tithe Applotment Book, Parish of Killybegs Upper and Lower
- Alcorn, William of Killrean - Clonconwell

1834: Tithe Applotment Book, Parish of Tullyaughnish
- Alcorn, Widow of Kerrykeel
- Alcorn, William of Gortavern

1846: Vestry minutes of St. Crone's (Church of Ireland, Dungloe)
- John Alcorn, church warden

1857: Griffiths Valuation, Parish of Clondahorky
- Alcorn, Andrew of Mountermellan
- Alcorn, George of Claggan
- Alcorn, George of Cloghernagh
- Alcorn, George of Pollaguill
- Alcorn, Gustavus of Claggan
- Alcorn, Gustavus of Cloghernagh
- Alcorn, Gustavus of Pollaguill
- Alcorn, James of Claggan
- Alcorn, John of Woodhill
- Alcorn, William of Claggan
- Alcorne, Andrew of Mountermellan

1857: Griffiths Valuation, Clondavaddog
- Alcorn, Anne of Glinsk
- Alcorn, Charles of Leat Beg
- Alcorn, George of Glinsk
- Alcorn, James of Muinegh
- Alcorn, John of Glinsk
- Alcorn, John of Leat Beg
- Alcorn, John Jr. of Glinsk
- Alcorn, John Sr. of Glinsk
- Alcorn, Robert of Glinsk

1857: Griffiths Valuation, Templecrone
- Alcorn, Richard of Carrickfin
- Alcorn, William of Carrickfin

1857: Griffiths Valuation, Parish of Tullaghobegley
- Alcorn, William of Bunbeg

My husband's Hanlon family come from Mullaghduff (near Bunbeg) in County Donegal and we go over a couple of times a year. I'd be happy to do lookups or headstone photos for you next time we're over, probably Easter 2007. I can recall seeing the Alcorn name in several of the cemeteries in the area.

Best Regards,
Annemarie Bruinsma Hanlon
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hanlon

P.S. we share an interest in the Melvin/McDonald families of Ohio. I received a cemetery transcript from a fellow researcher this week for the Upper Glade cemetery, Deer Creek which you may be interested in, if you don't already have it - just contact me directly.