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Saturday, February 25, 2017
Julia Adelaide Courtenay b. 1831 - Courtenays of Grange, possessing estates in the Counties of Antrim and [London]Derry (N. Ireland).
Julia Adelaide Courtenay, b. 1831.
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 1999 4:02 PM
>address1=14 Ludlow Drive
>ancestor=Julia Adelaide Courtenay
>comments=Mrs. Julia Adelaide C. Duncan. Born in 1831 this lady was the lineal
descendant of an old English Courtenay family, who in the reign of Queen Elizabeth
possessed great social and political rank. One of her forebears came to Ireland with
Colonel Peter Bass in a military expedition and married that officer's daughter. From this
union sprang the Courtenays of Grange, possessing estates in the Counties of Antrim and
Derry [Co. Londonderry]. Julia Adelaide was youngest daughter of Joseph Courtenay, Grange and wife of Robert
Duncan, Portglenone, member of a worthy Magherafelt family.
>She died in 1889. My great aunt was married to Joseph Courtenay Duncan, who I believe
to be a nephew of Robert [NOTE: Joseph Courtenay Duncan was Robert's son, not his nephew as I
first thought. I have confirmed this by locating Robert's will at the Public Record Office
of Northern Ireland on a visit there], and I am keen to learn anything I can about this branch of the
From: Ossie Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tuesday, August 10, 1999 1:42 PM
Subject: Posting 121
>Can you please amend this item to show
that Joseph Courtenay Duncan was
>Robert's son, not his nephew as I first thought.
>I have confirmed this by locating Robert's will at the Public Record Office
>of Northern Ireland on a visit there.