BADGER FAMILY CHRONICLES

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Appendix 10A. Fyffe Families


This appendix delineates several Fyffe families which may be related but whose precise connection has not been established.


Family of Andrew Fyffe:

[This genealogy provided by Tim Spencer at http://ttspencer.ca/Surnames/fyffe/SM1.php?T=2 ]

  1. Andrew Fyffe came to the Abercorn Estate from Fife, Scotland (believes Raymond Mattew Fyffe). He may be another son of Matthew Fyffe (senior) of Chapter 10. Andrew had a son:
    1. John James Fyffe of Archill was born in 1825 and was married on Oct.8, 1857, in Drumlegagh Presbyterian Church to Elizabeth Jane White (born in 1832, possibly at Magheralough, father Matthew White). John James Fyffe died on Jul.22, 1897, at Archill; Elizabeth died Nov.18, 1926, at Archill. The children of John James and Elizabeth Fyffe:
      1. Andrew White Fyffe was born about 1858 and became an MD in England. In 1887 he married Sarah Ann ? (born in 1862, died 1900 in Sheffield) in Sheffield, England. Andrew White Fyffe died in 1900 in Sheffield. The children of Andrew and Sarah Fyffe:
        1. Bessie Fyffe
        2. 4 others. Some died of typhoid, one became a dentist.
      2. Jeremiah White Fyffe was born on May 5, 1859, at Archill. He became a Staff Sergeant in the North West Mounted Police in Saskatchewan; later he was a farmer in Qu'Appelle. He married Sadie Bubar. Jeremiah died of pneumonia on Mar.17, 1923, at Regina, Saskatchewan. He was buried on Mar.21, 1923, at Qu'Appelle. The children of Jeremiah and Sadie Fyffe:
        1. Norah Fyffe married Harry Baldwin of Maple Ridge.
        2. Harry Fyffe
        3. Islay Mary Fyffe was born on Oct.27, 1892, in Moosamin, Saskatchewan. She married William Wensley Smith (born Feb.12, 1887, in Woolwich, London) and died on Jul.8, 1985, at Swift Current. The children of William and Islay Smith:
          1. Elizabeth May ("Beth") Smith was born in 1915.
          2. Jack Ernest Smith was born in 1918.
          3. William Wensley ("Bill") Smith was born in 1920.
          4. Jerry Fyffe Smith was born in 1925.
        4. Douglas Charles Fyffe was born on Apr.23, 1896, at Qu'Appelle and became a lawyer. He married Lillias ("Lilly") Eleanor Bunn who trained as a nurse at Grey Nun's Hospital. Their children:
          1. Evelyn Bubar Fyffe was born in 1924.
          2. Jerry Douglas Fyffe was born in 1927.
          3. Ronald John Fyffe was born in 1929.
      3. Robert James Fyffe was born in Archill in 1859-1864 and became an MD in Sheffield, England. On Mar.20, 18??, he married Rebecca Jane Fyffe of Dunwish, near Omagh, at the bride's home in Tully, Omagh. Their children:
        1. Drew Fyffe became a chemist in Bangor.
        2. Robert White Fyffe was born in 1906. He died aged 17 from tetanus infected gunshot wound in foot incurred while duck hunting.
        3. Beth Fyffe was born in Sheffield and became a teacher.
      4. Abraham Fyffe was born in Archill in 1859-1864 and became a lawyer's clerk in Dublin. He married Nellie Beard in Clones, County Cavan. They had two children:
        1. Violet Fyffe
        2. Albert Fyffe
      5. Mary Fyffe was born on Feb.25, 1864, in Archill and died as an infant.
      6. William Todd Fyffe was born on Nov.16, 1865, at Archill and died young.
      7. Elizabeth 'Lizzie" Fyffe was born on Dec.13, 1867, at Archill and married John Johnson of Colkeragh, near Omagh, in Drumlegagh Presbyterian Church. They had 11 children, Ruby, Tiah, Minnie, Bessie, Annie, Ruth, Eva, Fred, Leah, Florrie and Lettie Johnson.
      8. Matthew White Fyffe was born on Dec.17, 1869, at Archill. He joined NWMP in Saskatchewan on Dec.12, 1892, and married Bella Hunter in Utica, NY. They had a adopted Bessie Isabel Fyffe, the daughter of Matthew's brother Samuel.
      9. Rebecca Ann Fyffe was born on Nov.24, 1871, at Archill. On Dec.14, 1893, in Drumlegagh Presbyterian Church she married William Thompson of Shaneragh, born Apr.10, 1862. William died on Sep.13, 1948, at Rose Cottage, Cavan; Rebecca died at her Aunt Bessie's, Market Street, Antrim, County Antrim, on Jan.30, 1951. They had 11 children, 1896 Sarah born 1896, Bessie Jane born 1897, Samuel Andrew born 1899, Mary Isabelle born 1891, Eveline born 1903, Robert born 1905, Rebecca born 1907, William born 1908, John James born 1910, Kathleen born 1912, and Norah Winnifred Thompson born 1915.
      10. Alexander ("Alec") Fyffe was born Dec.12, 1875, at Archill and stayed on the family farm. On Jan.1, 1903, at Drumlegagh he married Beulah Mary Moore of Drumlegagh and they had 7 children:
        1. Robert James Fyffe was born in 1903.
        2. Elizabeth Jane ("Lily") Fyffe was born in 1905.
        3. Rebecca ("Ruby") Fyffe was born in 1907.
        4. Beulah Mary Fyffe was born in 1909.
        5. Andrew John ("Jack") Fyffe was born in 1911.
        6. Abraham Alexander ("Sandy") Fyffe was born in 1913.
        7. Sarah Matilda ("Olive") Fyffe was born in 1918.
        Samuel White Fyffe, his second wife, Louisa
        Murphy, and Samuel's son, Robert, about 1920
        (courtesy of Kathleen Fyffe)
      11. Catherine ("Kate") Fyffe was born on Nov.18, 1877, at Archill. In 1906 she married Alexander ("Alec") Adams, a farmer, born Jan.29, 1879. They had 4 children: Bessie Adams born in 1906, Isabel Adams born in 1907, Robert Adams born in 1909 and Alexander ("Alex") McBeth Adams born in 1912.
      12. Isabella Jane Fyffe was born on Nov.10, 1879, at Archill and married a man named Dunnett. They had 2 children Elizabeth Dunnett and Isabella Fyffe Dunnett.
      13. Samuel White Fyffe was born on Sep.25, 1881, at Archill. On Nov.18, 1898, the Belfast News-Letter reports that At Newtownstewart Petty Sessions, Samuel Fyffe was fined for having trespassed on the estate of the Duke of Abercorn in pursuit of game. According to his granddaughter, Kathleen Fyffe, that hunting transgression resulted in Samuel emigrating to North America, first to Pennsylvania and then western Canada. Samuel was married twice, first to Cora Pearl Harrison and, later, in Pennsylvania in 1920, to Louisa Murphy. Samuel and Cora had two children:
        1. Bessie Isabel Fyffe, the eldest child of Samuel and Cora Fyffe, was adopted by her uncle, Matthew Fyffe, on Feb.15, 1911 (perhaps after her mother died?). On Jul.18, 1934, in the Drawing Room, Macdonald Hotel, Edmonton, she married J. Earl Garlough, a teacher, and Principal of Victoria Comprehensive High School, Edmonton. Bessie died on Sep.9, 1982, in Edmonton. Bessie and Earl Garlough had a son:
          1. Michael Earl Garlough
        2. Robert White Fyffe was born in 1909 in Saskatoon, western Canada. He married Elsie Helen Bayruns. Robert died in New Jersey in 1988. He and Elsie had two children:
          1. Kathleen Helen Fyffe (kfyffe7@me.com).
          2. Deborah Lynn Fyffe.


Family of David Fyffe:

Much information on this family was provided by Les Fyffe (gabbro@nb.sympatico.ca) of New Brunswick, Canada.

  1. David Fyffe was born in County Tyrone and became a farmer.
    1. William Fyffe was born in Tully just west of Omagh, Co. Tyrone. He married Elizabeth (Irving) and they had children:
      1. Margaret Fyffe was born in 1864 and died young.
      2. John James Fyffe was born in 1865.
      3. David Fyffe was born in 1867.
      4. Robert Fyffe was born in 1870 and lived in Doogary, Omagh, Co.Tyrone.
      5. Margaret Anne Fyffe was born in 1872.
      6. Mary Jane Fyffe was born in 1874.
      7. William Fyffe was born in 1876.
      8. Elizabeth Fyffe was born in 1878.
      9. Joseph Fyffe was born in 1881 and married Margaret Logan whose parents were John Logan and Matilda Jane (McKeown). In 1901 Joseph and Margaret emigrated to Oakland, California, USA, where their first four children were born. In 1919 they returned to Ireland for a visit where they resided at Mountjoy, Co.Tyrone. In 1921 they returned to California. On May 11, 1921, Joseph Fyffe, a 38-year-old store clerk (last residence Mountjoy, Ireland, brother Robert Fyffe of Doogary, Omagh, Ireland), and his wife Margaret Fyffe, 40 (born in Tully, Omagh, Ireland) arrived in New York on board the "Olympic" from Southhampton. They are accompanied by their children, William (14), Anna (9), Mabel (8) and Joseph (6), all of whom were born in the USA. They list a friend T.Logan, Alvarado, California, and say they are bound for San Francisco. [We note that Margaret's brother, James Logan, born in Maghera (near Belfast), left his home in 1882 at 18 years old and went to live with his relatives, the Joseph McKeowns, in Newark, California. In 1894, he married neighbour Rebecca Jane Kerr, daughter of William Kerr and Jane Fyffe of Castlederg, County Tyrone, who had emigrated from her home in Castlederg to live with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kerr, who owned the farm next to the McKeowns. Note that the father of this Jane Fyffe who married William Kerr was David Fyffe of Carncorran Glebe, just south of Castlederg. Whether this is in fact the same David Fyffe as listed at the start is not known at this time. James and Rebecca Logan raised a large family and became stalwarts of the community in Fremont, so much so that a high school is named after him.] Joseph Fyffe died in 1929 and is buried in Decota Cemetery, Fremont County, California. The children of Joseph and Margaret Fyffe:
        1. William Irvine Fyffe was born in 1906 in Alvarado, Alameda Co., California. He died 1998.
        2. Anna Fyffe was born in 1910 in Alvarado, Alameda Co., California. She died 1990.
        3. Mabel Fyffe was born in 1909 in Alvarado, Alameda Co., California. She died 1986.
        4. Joseph Fyffe was born in 1914 in Alvarado, Alameda Co., California. He died 1991.
    2. Samuel Fyffe of Lisnagirr, Cappach Parish, near Tully, was the great-grandfather of Les Fyffe (gabbro@nb.sympatico.ca). Samuel was married in 1857 to Isabella Margaret Kerr, Ratyn (near Castlederg), Maheracreggan Townland, Ardstraw Parish (father James Kerr, farmer) in United Church of England and Ireland Parish Church, Newtownstewart, Parish of Ardstraw, County Tyrone. The children of Samuel Fyffe and Isabella Kerr:
      1. Elizabeth Margaret Fyffe was born in 1859 and married John Wason in 1882 in Mountjoy, Cappach Parish, County Tyrone. They emigrated to New Zealand.
      2. Mary Anne (Minnie) Fyffe was born in 1861 and married Archelaus James Lamb in 1891 in Christchurch, New Zealand; their daughter Gwendolyn Isabel Mary Lamb was born in 1892 and in 1928 married Eric Smith Badger (father Wilfred Badger, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England).
      3. Rebecca Fyffe was born in 1864 and married John Doak of Drumragh, Drumragh Parish, County Tyrone in 1892.
      4. Sarah Emily Fyffe was born in 1865 and married David Doak of Drumragh, Drumragh Parish, County Tyrone, in 1901.
      5. James Albert Fyffe born 1866.
      6. Isabella Fyffe born 1868.
      7. David Cyrus Fyffe was born in 1869. He emigrated to New Brunswick, Canada, and married Annie Campbell from North River, Westmorland County, New Brunswick in 1915. Their son:
        1. Samuel David Fyffe was born in 1917 and married Hilda Mabel Smith in London, England in 1941. Their son Leslie Robert Fyffe was born in 1946 in Cornhill, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada.
      8. John Joseph Fyffe was born in 1871.
      9. Jane Fyffe was born in 1873 and married Henry Beattie Lyons of Killymore, Mountjoy, County Tyrone, in 1905.


Family of William Fyffe:

  1. William Fyffe lived in the first half of the 1800s. He married a woman by the name of Isabella and, in the 1841 Census of County Tyrone, the family of William Fyffe and his wife Isabella Fyffe is listed as living in the townland of Lackagh, Parish of Longfield West, County Tyrone with their children 3-year-old Anne Fyffe and 3-year-old Samuel Fyffe. The townland of Lackagh is about one mile due west of the town of Drumquin. Neighbouring townlands are Drumnamalra, Tully, Ally, Soughan and Billary among others. This is sparsely populated hill country a few miles from the town of Dromore and only a little further from Omagh and from Irvinestown in County Fermanagh. William Fyffe is listed in the Griffiths Valuation of 1851 as holding land in the townland of Lackagh (no other Fyffes are listed) [there is no listing for a Gibson in the parish of Longfield West though there are some listings (including John) in Longfield East.] On the marriage certificate of his son Samuel Fyffe William is listed as a "Process Server" resident in Strabane. The children of William and Isabella Fyffe:
    1. Anne Fyffe, born around 1840, may have been the twin sister of Samuel, if, indeed, the 1841 Census entry mentioned below refers to this family.
    2. Samuel Fyffe was born in County Tyrone around 1840.
      Marriage Certificate of Samuel Fyffe and Fanny Gibson

      1911 Census return of Samuel Fyffe

      On Jul.10, 1877, Samuel Fyffe married Fanny Gibson in the First Presbyterian Church in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Fanny was born about 1853, probably at her parents home in the townland of Drumnamalra, Parish of Longfield West in County Tyrone. The townland of Drumnamalra is very close to Lackagh where the Fyffes lived, being about one mile further west. [In the 1851 Census of County Tyrone the family of John Gibson and his wife Amelia Gibson is listed as living in the townland of Drumnamalragh, Parish of Longfield West, County Tyrone with their children, 11-year-old John Gibson, 9-year-old Margaret Gibson, 6-year-old Eliza Gibson and 4-year-old Fanny Gibson, our ancestor.] On his marriage certificate Samuel Fyffe is listed as an engine driver resident in Strabane at the time of his marriage. Fanny is listed as a resident of Drumbarley, the daughter of farmer John Gibson. Samuel Fyffe, who belonged to the Church of Ireland, became a "Civil Bill Officer", a policeman for he is so listed in the Census return of 1901. The 1901 Census records 58-year-old Samuel and 50-year-old Fanny Fyffe and some of their family living at 6 Irish Street, Strabane, County Tyrone. The 1911 Census records 68-year-old Samuel and 58-year-old Frances Fyffe and some of their family living at 26 Patrick Street, Strabane, County Tyrone. Their children:

      1. Emily Fyffe was born about 1879 in County Tyrone. In the 1901 Census she is listed as a 22-year-old unmarried seamstress living with her parents at 6 Irish Street, Strabane. On Jan.11, 1907, Emily Fyffe and John James Foster were married in Camus-juxta Mourne Church of Ireland, Strabane. In the 1911 Census 34-year-old John James Foster, a breadserver, and his 32-year-old wife Emily are listed as living at 3 Newtown Street, Strabane, County Tyrone.
      2. Annabella Fyffe, born on Feb.18, 1880, in Strabane to Samuel and Fanny Gibson Fyffe probably belongs in this family.
      3. William Fyffe was born about 1882 in County Tyrone. In the 1901 Census he is listed as a 19-year-old unmarried Iron Moulder living with his parents at 6 Irish Street, Strabane. In the 1911 Census he is listed as a 29-year-old unmarried insurance agent living with his parents at 26 Patrick Street, Strabane, County Tyrone.
      4. John Fyffe was born/baptized on Nov.5, 1883, in County Tyrone. In the 1901 Census he is listed as a 17-year-old unmarried mechanic living with his parents at 6 Irish Street, Strabane. In the 1911 Census he is listed as a 27-year-old unmarried mechanic living with his parents at 26 Patrick Street, Strabane, County Tyrone.
      5. Wilson Fyffe was born about 1885 and is listed in the 1901 Census as an unmarried 15-year-old clerk living in Irish Street, Strabane with his parents. In the 1911 Census he is listed as an unmarried 25-year-old law clerk living in Patrick Street, Strabane with his parents. Wilson Fyffe, clerk, Gourlieville Terrance, Strabane, was married to Margaret Cochrane on Sep.23, 1914, according to William Samuel Fyffe's birth/baptism record. In a 1919 survey of Strabane, Wilson Fyffe is listed as a reporter and law clerk. Wilson had at least one son:
        1. William Samuel Fyffe was born in 1914 in Strabane and became a journalist. He was educated at a local secondary school and became Chairman of the North West Cricket Union. He served as an Ulster Unionist member of the Northern Ireland Parliament for North Tyrone from the general election of 1969 until the prorogation of the Parliament in 1972. He died on 5 April 1989.
      6. Samuel Ivor (or Oliver) Fyffe was born on Jan.27, 1887, to Samuel Fyffe, labourer, and Fanny Gibson, of Irish Street, Strabane. In the 1901 Census he is listed as a 14-year-old unmarried solicitor's clerk living with his parents at 6 Irish Street, Strabane. In the 1911 Census he is listed as a 23-year-old unmarried law clerk (general) living with his parents at 26 Patrick Street, Strabane, County Tyrone.


Family of Thomas Fyffe:

  1. Thomas Fyffe lived in Clonelly, County Fermanagh, Ireland. The children of Thomas Fyffe:
    1. George Fyffe was born about 1878. On Sep.29, 1907, he left County Fermanagh and he arrived in New York on board the "Caledonia" from Londonderry. He lists himself as a single 29-year-old chaffeur from Fermanagh. He had previously been in the US for 9.5 years, but arrived as a new immigrant. He is bound for Philadelphia where he is returning to Wm. Thomson, 1920 S. Beechwood St, Philadelphia. He must have returned to Ireland the following year for as a single 30-year-old chaffeur (father: Thomas Fyffe, Clonnelly, Ireland) he arrived in New York on Sep.5, 1908, on board the "Lucania" from Liverpool. He Lists himself as having has been in the USA since 1897. He is bound for home, 600 Church Lane, Philadelphia.
    2. Maggie Fyffe was born about 1888. On Sep.29, 1907, she arrived in New York with her brother George on board the "Caledonia" from Londonderry. She lists herself as a single 19-year-old servant from Fermanagh. She is bound for Philadelphia to Wm. Thomson, 1920 S. Beechwood St, Philadelphia.
    3. Andrew Fyffe was born about 1889. On Sep.29, 1907, he arrived in New York on the same ship as the preceding three, namely the "Caledonia" from Londonderry as may therefore be their brother. He lists himself as an 18-year-old from Fermanagh.
    4. Essie Fyffe was born about 1890. On Sep.29, 1907, she arrived in New York with her brother George on board the "Caledonia" from Londonderry. She lists herself as a single 17-year-old servant from Fermanagh. She is bound for Philadelphia to Wm. Thomson, 1920 S. Beechwood St, Philadelphia.


Family of Alexander Fyffe:

  1. Alexander Fyffe was born about 1851, married a woman named Margaret Ann and farmed at Bigwood, Clonelly, County Fermanagh, Ireland. In the 1911 Census, 50-year-old Alexander and his 42-year-old wife Margaret Ann Fyffe are listed as farmers living at Number 1, Bigwood, having been born in Co. Fermanagh and belonging to the Church of Ireland. Eight children are are listed in the 1901 Census. Alexander and Margaret Ann Fyffe are listed the same in the 1911 Census. Their children:
    1. Robert Samuel Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1881 and in the 1901 Census is listed as an unmarried 20-year-old farmer's son living with his parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. He is similarly listed in the 1911 Census, still unmarried.
    2. Jane Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1882 and in the 1901 Census is listed as an unmarried 19-year-old farmer's daughter living with her parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. She is not listed in her parent's 1911 Census return.
    3. George Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1884 and in the 1901 Census is listed as an unmarried 17-year-old farmer's son living with his parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. He is not listed in his parent's 1911 Census return. On Aug.31, 1913, George Fyffe, a single 33-year-old farmer (father: Alexander Fyffe, Pigwood, Pettigo, Fermanagh) arrived in New York on board the "Caledonia" from Londonderry. His last place of residence was Pettigo and he is going to a friend, Thomas Johnston, 742 S. Cleveland Avenue, Philadelphia. He apparently ended up in Georgia. On Aug.25, 1924, George Fyffe, a single 43-year-old minister (mother: Mrs. Fyffe, Pigwood, Pettigo, Fermanagh) arrived in New York on board the "Adriatic" from Londonderry. He stated that he had been in the US since 1913 (in Georgia) and is bound for his friend Thomas Johnston, 5548 Osage Avenue, Philadelphia.
    4. Alexander Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1886 and in the 1901 Census is listed as an unmarried 15-year-old farmer's son living with his parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. He is similarly listed in the 1911 Census, still unmarried.
    5. Maxwell Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1887 and in the 1901 Census is listed as a 14-year-old schoolboy living with his parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. He is not listed in his parent's 1911 Census return.
    6. Margaret Ann Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1889 and in the 1901 Census is listed as a 12-year-old schoolgirl living with her parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. She is similarly listed in the 1911 Census, still unmarried.
    7. Elizabeth Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1891 and in the 1901 Census is listed as a 10-year-old schoolgirl living with her parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. She is similarly listed in the 1911 Census, still unmarried.
    8. Ellen Fyffe was born in Co. Fermangh about 1895 and in the 1901 Census is listed as a 6-year-old living with her parents in Bigwood, Clonelly. Ellen is also listed in the 1911 Census, still unmarried.


A Fyffe Family:

  1. A man named Fyffe had a family with at least two sons:
    1. unknown Fyffe had at least one son:
      1. Thomas Fyffe was born about 1880. He married a woman named Mary and they emigrated to USA. On May 3, 1909, Thomas Fyffe, a married 29-year-old farmer from Co. Tyrone arrived in New York on board the "California" from Londonderry. His nearest relative is McGahey, Brigh, Fermanagh, and he is bound for his uncle, William Fyffe, 330 Congress Street, Troy, New York. Thomas's wife, Mary Fyffe, joined him the following year. On May 29, 1910, Mary Fyffe, 51, and her daughter, Sarah Fyffe, 1, from Kilskerry(?), Ireland, arrive in New York on board the "Caledonia" from Londonderry. They are going to join Thomas at 1 Havermans Avenue, Troy, New York. They are detained one day and leave by rail for Troy the next day. Thomas and Mary Fyffe had at least one child:
        1. Sarah Fyffe was born about 1909 in Ireland and emigrated to Troy, New York, with her parents.
    2. William Fyffe lived at 330 Congress Street, Troy, New York.


Family of Edward Fyffe:

  1. Edward Fyffe was born about 1861 in Co.Fermanagh. On Jan.16, 1889, Edward Fyffe married Bella Jane Irvine (born about 1863 in Co.Fermanagh) in Aghavea Church of Ireland, Lisnaskea, Co.Fermanagh. In the 1901 Census, Edward, a 40-year-old farmer, and his 38-year-old wife, Bella, are listed as living at number 7, Edenagilhorn (Cross, Fermanagh) with their three children. They belong to the Church of Ireland. The children of Edward and Bella Fyffe:
    1. Annie Fyffe was born about 1890 and in the 1901 Census is listed as an 11-year-old living with her parents.
    2. William John Fyffe was born about 1893 and in the 1901 Census is listed as an 8-year-old living with his parents.
    3. Edward Fyffe was born about 1897 and in the 1901 Census is listed as a 4-year-old living with his parents.


Family of Thomas Fyffe:

  1. Thomas Fyffe was born in Co.Fermanagh about 1825. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a 76-year-old farmer and member of the Church of Ireland with his farm in Shanaghy, Kilmore, Co.Fermanagh. Thomas married a woman named Jane, born in Co.Fermanagh about 1829, who is also listed in that census. Living in their home are their five children listed below as well as a boarder, Annie Jackson, a 44-year-old unmarried National School teacher who was born in Co.Fermanagh and a 26-year-old farm servant, James Faughner, who was born in Co.Fermanagh. The children of Thomas and Jane Fyffe:
    1. Emily Fyffe was born in Co.Fermanagh about 1857 and is listed with her parents in the 1901 Census as a 44-year-old unmarried farmer's daughter.
    2. George Fyffe was born in Co.Fermanagh about 1859 and is listed with his parents in the 1901 Census as a 42-year-old unmarried farmer's son.
    3. James William Fyffe was born in Co.Fermanagh about 1860 and is listed with his parents in the 1901 Census as a 41-year-old unmarried farmer's son.
    4. John Fyffe was born in Co.Fermanagh about 1865 and is listed with his parents in the 1901 Census as a 36-year-old unmarried farmer's son.
    5. Annie Fyffe was born in Co.Fermanagh about 1868 and is listed with her parents in the 1901 Census as a 33-year-old unmarried farmer's daughter.


Family of George Thomas Fyffe:

From the Fyffe Family Genealogy Forum by James at fir_na_tine3@hotmail.com:

  1. George Thomas Fyffe married Elizabeth McGuire born about 1839, the daughter of Terrance McGuire. George died and Elizabeth emigrated to the USA about 1890 as a widow. She died on Mar.4, 1925, in Biddeford, Maine. The children of George and Elizabeth Fyffe:
    1. Jane Fyffe was born about 1857 in Killsbury(?), Ireland, and died on Nov.12, 1937, in Biddeford, Maine.
    2. Elizabeth Fyffe was born about 1870 in Killsbury(?), Ireland, and died on Jan.19, 1924, in Biddeford, Maine.
    3. Mary Fyffe was born about 1871 in Killsbury(?), Ireland, and died on Nov.17, 1903, in Biddeford, Maine.
    4. Ellen (Nellie) Fyffe was born about 1883 in Killsbury, Ireland. She married Hugh McCarrity (born about 1863) on Apr.18, 1932, in Biddeford, Maine. Hugh died on Feb.1, 1953, and Nellie on Feb.2, 1940, in Biddeford, Maine.
    5. Annie Gleason Fyffe was born in Biddeford, Maine, and died about Sep.30, 1933, in Biddeford, Maine.


Family of Thomas Fyffe:

  1. Thomas Fyffe became a farmer and married Catherine Caldwell; they lived in Fivemiletown, Co.Tyrone. Children of Thomas and Catherine Fyffe:
    1. Alexander Fyffe, son of Thomas & Catherine (Caldwell) Fyffe, was born on Mar.20, 1908, in Ballymacan, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone. Alexander Fyffe, 26-year-old bachelor, left bank, resident of Belfast (father: Thomas Fyffe, farmer) married Mary Hazlett, 20-year-old spinster of Lagantogher (father: George Hazlett, labourer) in Maghera Presbyterian Church on Aug.22, 1934. Witnesses were Gerald A. Ramsey and Jeannie Hazlett. Children of Alexander and Mary (Hazlett) Fyffe:
      1. Martha Jean Fyffe, daughter of Alexander and Hazel Fyffe, was born in Belfast on Sep.10, 1937.
      2. Florance Hazel Fyffe, daughter of Alexander and Hazel Fyffe, was born in Belfast on Oct.16, 1941.
      3. Alexander George Fyffe, son of Alexander and Hazel Fyffe, was born in Belfast on Dec.31, 1944.
      4. Sandra Jean Fyffe, daughter of Alexander and Hazel Fyffe, was born in Belfast on Aug.28, 1946.

Last updated 3/5/04.


Christopher E. Brennen