Daniel BEATTIE / BEATTY and Jane SMITH
County Wicklow, Ireland to March Township, Ontario before 1830
Son Alexander BEATTY is ML# 504 (McCabe List of 1829)

November 13, 2007:

Daniel BEATTY was born about 1778 in County Wicklow, Ireland. At first we 
thought the town of Wicklow but now are not sure at all, it could also 
have been County Wexford although we do know for sure that he lived in Co. 
Wicklow and in particular a little village of Kilcarra. This we traced 
from some Canadian records. Daniel Beatty died 29 Dec 1862 and is buried 
in St. John's Anglican Church cemetery in South March, County Carleton, 
Ontario. I have seen his grave and many other of the clan there although 
becoming so worn it is difficult to read.

Daniel married Jane SMITH in Arklow, County Wicklow. Family lore states that 
Jane came to Canada with Daniel and their children but we have found no 
trace of her whatsoever. They came through Montreal, Quebec where they 
stay a short time and proceeded on to Bytown (now Ottawa) where he settled 
with his family on the Ottawa River to farm.

Daniel and Jane brought with them 5 children and these are the only 
children we know of.

1.	Alexander b 1807 in Co. Wicklow and died Aug 28, 1882 in Co. 
	Carleton. It is from his census record that we found out about Kilcarra. 
	(have contacted Alex's direct relative and keep in touch).
	Alexander married Catherine Shirley in St. John's Anglican Church, South March.  
	Catherine was the daughter of William Shirley and Mary Ounaghan.  She was born 
	1816 in Ireland and is buried in St. Isidore, R.C. Church
2.	Thomas b 1810 (my direct line) in Co. Wicklow and died Oct 22, 1894 
	in South March. Thomas married Elizabeth Graham in Christ Church, Bytown, she 
	was the daughter of John Graham and Mary Argue. His second wife was Elisa Hoag; 
3.	John b 1811 Co. Wicklow and died May 15, 1838 South March.
4.	Michael b 1811 Co. Wicklow, died Dec 11, 1847. Michael married Margaret Graham, 
	Elizabeth's sister.

5.    Helen (Ellen) b 1817, Arklow, died May 27, 1899, South March 
	although her branch now resides in Virginia, USA and I have been and keep 
	in touch with them. Helen (also known as Ellen) married John Wilson, son of 
	Moses Wilson and Martha Bell.

Daniel had a brother John BEATTY who resided in Shelton, Co. Wicklow where 
I believe he is a farmer. He and some of his descendents are buried in 
Old Kilbride. I was fortunate enough to find 1 tombstone there, the gorse 
won over the others. I believe John married an Eleanor and they had 6 
known children, 3 sons and 3 daughters. I know very little of this branch 
except that I have a copy of a letter from Uncle John to his nephew 
Michael which has given us some information. The following might not be 
exactly accurate but hopefully close enough that maybe someone will 
recognize something to help meet the family I know in my heart still 
reside in Ireland.

1.	John, a teacher, married an Arklow girl and has an excellent school in the 
	North near Newry, his wife keeps a girl's school in the same house
2.	Michael - Abt 1814, die Aug 18, 1868, Shelton Demense, married Jane 
	SHERWOOD Aug 15, 1848. He was a gardener and had a "good position".
3.	Daughter
4.	Alar was in the police
5.	Daughter
6.	Margaret m Thomas DOYLE Aug 1, 1846, New Kilbride Church. Both were 
	teachers, he in Ballymoile. Witnesses for the wedding were Michael 
	BEATTY and Matthew DOYLE. Margaret was born in Shelton. In a letter from 
	Uncle John "The youngest lives with me but has a school from Miss PROBY. 
	Salary nearly £20 a year". The date of the letter would mean she married 
	2 years after that letter.

We know that 1 daughter was married at least twice and moved to Dublin.

Family lore has always said we were connected to the Wexford Beatty's and 
in particular Lord Admiral Beatty. Family returned to Ireland on a couple 
of occasions to visit family in Wicklow and Wexford.

Sorry this is so long but it is a complicated family. I have much more 
information and names from Uncle John's letter which might give us a lead, 
these were 'neighbors' of Daniels.

Will send a separate email with the names I can relate to.

Thanks for reading and if anyone even thinks they might have a connection 
or know someone I would love to hear from you.

I have to thank Cara and Peggy (irl-wicklow@rootsweb.com)for all their assistance to 
date and encouragement. I would never have found some of my info without them.

Other related surnames are: 
Catherine SHIRLEY
Elizabeth & Margaret GRAHAM, d/o John GRAHAM and Mary ARGUE (some info on 
Grahams, lots on Argue)
John WILSON (Cavan, Ire) son of Moses WILSON & Martha BELL

Kindest regards to all,
Charlene
New January 11, 2014: Al: I am still searching for signs / burials of Jane Beatty, wife of Daniel from Wicklow, Ireland. I have been able to ascertain by census that she died prior to 1851 probably prior to 1830. In reviewing early cemeteries it would seem that she may have been buried at St. James in Hull. Do you know where I could find any records from there or have any idea where else I might search. They lived in South March, Carleton County, Daniel is buried in St. Johnís there however Jane is not nor is she in St. Maryís where 1 of her sonís is. Any help very much appreciated. Charlene ______________________ Charlene: I think that your best bet is to contact the Ottawa Diocese Anglican Archives at http://www.ottawa.anglican.ca They will have this info for you. ... Al
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