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Datafile 8A. Artt Records

RECORDS OF THE PARISH OF DERRYLORAN

In addition to the lists of baptisms, marriages and burials, the records of the Parish of Derryloran also contain the following information on the Artt family:

  1. The list of those confirmed on Oct.19, 1833, includes Sally Art aged 10, Susan Art aged 26 and John Art aged 21 all of Killybearn.

RECORDS OF THE PARISH OF ARDTREA

In addition to the lists of baptisms, marriages and burials, the records of the Parish of Ardtrea also contain the following information on the Artt family:
  1. A list of those confirmed in Cookstown in Sep. 1870 includes John Art aged 19 and Thomas Art aged 17.
  2. A list of those confirmed in Cookstown on Sep.11, 1873, includes James Art aged 18, Jane Art aged 20 and Mary Ann Art aged 16.
  3. A list of those confirmed in Cookstown on Sep.6, 1876, includes Henry Art, Margaret Art, Susan Art, Jane Art and Lizzie Art.
  4. A list of those confirmed in Cookstown on Oct.15, 1879, includes Jane Art and Margaret Art.
  5. A list of those confirmed in Cookstown on Sep.29, 1882, includes Joseph Art, John Art of Killybearn and Lizzie Art of Tullyveagh.
  6. A list of those confirmed in Cookstown on Jun.2, 1885, includes William Art and Robert Art of Tullyveagh.
  7. George Artt was a member of the Select Vestry for a period about 1903.

RECORDS OF THE MOLESWORTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, COOKSTOWN

These notes made by Rev. John Knox Leslie from 1837 on [PRONI MIC/1P/460, G3-K1]:
  1. Art families resident in Killybearn on Jul.20, 1842:
    1. James Art, born 1814
    2. Thomas Art, born 1800, with George Art, born Jun.17, 1829, Mary Ann Art, born Feb.10, 1831, and Sally Art, born Mar.7, 1833.
    3. David Art, born 1778, and Mary McIver, born 1798, with David Art, born Sep. 1817, William Art, born Jun. 1819, Isaac Art, born Jun. 1823, and Richard Art, born Nov. 1826.
    4. Margaret Art, born 1812, David Art, born 1813, and James Art born 1816.
  2. Leslie also lists the following family of Killybearn: Robert Art 1791, Jane d.1819, Samuel, Isabella, Mary Ann, Robert and ``Mary McManus Eliz. mother-in-law formerly Barnes''.
  3. Families connected with the Molesworth Presbyterian Church:
    1. In 1875 and 1876, William Art of Tattykeel.
    2. In 1851, George Art (60) and Richard Art (61) of Lismoney(?).
    3. George Art and wife Eliza Shaw and their children, Robert born Oct.23, 1859, Sarah born Jan.12, 1862 and died Feb.3, 1862, and Jane born Jul.4, 1863, in Newbuildings.
    4. Robert Art and wife Eliza Shaw and their children Robert, Sarah and Jane (??) of Killybearn.

GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS

St.Andrew's Parish Church, Ardtrea, County Tyrone:

ARTT. In loving memory of Henry Artt who died on Apr.17, 1893, aged 70 years.

Cookstown Protestant Cemetery, County Tyrone:

ARTT. In loving memory of a dear husband and father Matthew called home Oct.14, 1979.

ARTT. Isaac D. Artt in memory of his mother Sarah Jane Artt died Dec.9, 1910. Also his father William John Artt died Dec.16, 1923, and his grandmother Eliza Artt died Nov.9, 1915.

GRIFFITH VALUATION

This valuation of land holdings, dating from about 1860, contains the following references to Artt families living in eastern County Tyrone. (a/r/p stands for acres/roods/perches and the values are in pounds. shillings. pence).

Name: Property (No.): Area: Land House
(a/r/p)value: value:
UNION OF DUNGANNON:
Parish of Derryloran, Town of Cookstown, William Street, from Thomas Miller:
Robert Art House + yard 2.0.0

REGISTERED BIRTHS

The first part of this appendix is a listing of some of the Artt entries in the index of registered births or in various church records as indicated. Also shown are the year with the volume and page number of the registration. An asterisk indicates a case in which the full record has been consulted; details on some of these are included in the second part of the appendix.

First Name(s)     Surname Area Year Ref. Ch.
  
Henry Art Derryloran 1803 [a] *
Joseph Art Derryloran 1805 [a] *
Robert Art Derryloran 1809 [a] *
John Art Ardtrea 1811 [b] *
William Art Ardtrea 1811 [b] *
Rachel Art Ardtrea 1813 [b] *
David Art Derryloran 1818 [a] *
William Art Derryloran 1819 [a] *
John Art Ardtrea 1819 [b] *
Sarah Jane Art Ardtrea 1824   [b] *
Marianne Art Derryloran   1824 [a] *
Richard Art Derryloran 1825 [a] *
John Art Ardtrea 1826 [b] *
Mary Anne Art Derryloran 1826 [a] *
George Art Derryloran 1829 [a] *
Mary Anne Art Ardtrea 1831 [b] *
Mary Anne Art Derryloran 1831 [a] *
Sarah Art Ardtrea 1833 [b] *
Sally Art Derryloran 1833 [a] *
William Art Ardtrea 1833 [b] *
Sarah Jane Art Ardtrea 1834 [b] *
Rachel Art, Neill  Ardtrea 1837 [b] *
William James Art Derryloran 1844 [a] *
David Art Derryloran 1846 [a] *
Jane Art Derryloran 1849 [a] *
Andrew Art Derryloran 1852 [a] *
Jane Art Derryloran 1853 [a] *
Charles Art Derryloran 1854 [a] *
Marianne Aart Derryloran 1856 [a] *
Elizabeth Art Derryloran 1856 [a] *
David Art Derryloran 1856 [a] *
Mary Anne Art Derryloran 1859 [a] *
Robert Art Derryloran 1859 [a] *
Joseph Art Derryloran 1860 [a] *
Margaret Art Ardtrea 1862 [b] *
Jane Art Derryloran 1863 [a] *
Elizabeth Art Ardtrea 1864 [b] *
John Art Derryloran 1865 [a] *
Elizabeth Art Ardtrea 1866 [b] *
Robert Art Ardtrea 1866 [b] *
William Art Derryloran 1867 [a] *
James Artt Ardtrea 1869 [b] *
Thomas Artt Ardtrea 1871 [b] *
Anne Artt Ardtrea 1873 [b] *
Elizabeth Artt Ardtrea 1875 [b] *
William Artt Ardtrea 1879 [b] *
Charles Artt Ardtrea 1881 [b] *
Robert Artt Derryloran 1881 [a] *
Mary Anne Artt Ardtrea 1883 [b] *
Charles Artt Ardtrea 1883 [b] *
John Artt Derryloran 1884 [a] *
William Art Derryloran 1887 [a] *
Eliza Artt Derryloran 1889 [a] *
Anna Matilda Art Derryloran 1891 [a] *
Margaret Artt Derryloran 1892 [a] *
Henry Artt Derryloran 1894 [a] *
 
[a] Records of the Parish of Derryloran, County Tyrone.
[b] Records of the Parish of Ardtrea, County Tyrone.


Parents: Place: Date: Child's Name:
  
Robert Art + P. of Derryloran Jan.25,1805  Joseph
Jane Fallet? (ill.)
  
William Art of Ardtrea c.Sep.20,1811  William
+ Catherine Lynd of Derryloran
  
Oliver + Elizabeth ArtP. of DerryloranMar.6,1803Henry
(dissenters) Killybearn (bapt.)Nov.19,1811John
  
John + Catherine ArtP. of Derryloran Sep.9,1809Robert
+ Catherine (Lennon)Tullyveagh (bapt.) Mar.27,1813Rachel
Tullyveagh (bapt.) Sep.19,1819John
Tullyveagh (bapt.) 1824Sarah Jane
Tullyveagh (bapt.) 1826John
Tullyveagh (bapt.) Mar.24,1833William
  
William + Mary Art Killybearn Feb.15,1818David
  
Robert (weaver) + Killybearn Nov. 6,1824Marianne
Rachel Art Killybearn May 28,1826Mary Anne
  
David + Mary Art Killybearn Feb.11,1819William
Killybearn Dec. 1,1825Richard
  
Thomas (weaver) + Anne Art   Killybearn Jun.21,1829George
Thomas + Ann Art Killybearn Feb.10,1831Mary Ann
[In Derryloran. Also baptized in Ardtrea on Mar.20, 1831.]
Thomas + Ann Art Killybearn Mar.7,1833Sarah (Sally)
[In Derryloran. Also baptized in Ardtrea on Apr.14, 1833.]
  
Robert Art of Tullyvea- Aug. 3,1834Sarah Jane
+ Catherine O'Neil of Liscausy
Robert Art (lab.) of Dufflin, Aug. -,1837Rachel
Ardtrea, + Catherine Neill
  
William (farmer) + Drumcraw (bapt.) Jul. 4,1844William James
Mary Ann Art or Aart Killybearn (bapt.) Jan. 5,1846David
Killybearn Feb.21,1849Jane
Killybearn Feb.28,1852Andrew
Killybearn May 10,1854Charles
Killybearn Jun.16,1856Elizabeth
Killybearn Apr. 8,1859Mary Anne
  
Isaac (lab.) + Killybearn Mar.12,1856David
Elizabeth Aart
  
George (lab.) + Aart Teressan Oct.23,1859Robert
Elizabeth (Shaw?) Killybearn Jul. 6,1863Jane
[George now farmer]
Killybearn Jan.11,1865John
Killybearn Mar.28,1867William
Killybearn Jun.30,1869James
[baptized in Ardtrea, May 1, 1870]
Killybearn Feb.8,1871Thomas
[baptized in Ardtrea, Dec.19, 1877]
Killybearn Feb.12,1873Anne
[baptized in Ardtrea, Dec.19, 1877]
Killybearn Jun.4,1875Elizabeth
[baptized in Ardtrea, Dec.19, 1877]
  
Richard (farmer) + Killybearn Oct. 1,1853Jane
Margaret Aart or ArtKillybearn May 10,1856Marianne
Killybearn Jul. 4,1860Joseph
Killybearn Nov.22,1862Margaret
[baptized in Ardtrea, Nov.11, 1866]
Killybearn May 4, 1866Elizabeth
[baptized in Ardtrea, Nov.11, 1866]
  
Henry Art + Tullyveagh Sep.22,1864Joseph
Susannah (Gilchrist?)Tullyveagh Sep.22,1864Elizabeth
[baptized in Ardtrea, May 14, 1865]
Tullyveagh Nov. 1,1866Robert
[baptized in Ardtrea, Aug.11, 1867]
  
Charles Artt (lab.) + Tievena Nov.17,1879William
Ellen Martha Artt [baptized in Ardtrea, Jan.25, 1880]
  
Andrew (lab.) + Tullyveagh Aug.3,1881Charles
Maria Artt [baptized in Ardtrea, Nov.16, 1881]
Tullyveagh Jan.12,1883Mary Anne
[baptized in Ardtrea, Sep.30, 1883]
  
John (farmer) + Doorliss?, Derryloran May 1,1881Robert
Mary Jane Artt Tully?, Derryloran Jun.4,1884John
Ballysudden, Derryloran Nov.16,1889Eliza
Ballysudden, Derryloran Mar.26,1892Margaret
Ballysudden, Derryloran Mar.20,1894Henry
  
Elizabeth Artt Killybearn Feb.3,1883Charles
[baptized in Ardtrea, Oct.28, 1883]
  
Joseph (lab.) + Cooltughan, Derryloran Feb.3,1887William
Mary Art
  
Robert (lab.) + Killybearn, Derryloran Feb.17,1891Anna Matilda
Annie Art
  

REGISTERED MARRIAGES

The first part of this appendix is a listing of some of the Artt entries in the index of registered marriages and in various church records. Also shown are the year with the volume and page number of the registration. An asterisk indicates a case in which the full record has been consulted; details on some of these are included in the second part of the appendix.

First Name Surname Area Year Ref. Ch.
  
Oliver Art Arboe 1836  LDS M700151/0171 [c]*
William Art Derryloran   1843 [a] *
Robert Art Artrea 1848LDS 7210113/87
George Artt   Cookstown 1859 4/246 *
Mary Anne Artt Artrea 1869 [b] *
Charles Artt Artrea 1878 [b] *
Elizabeth Artt Artrea 1895 [b] *
Thomas Artt Artrea 1900 [b] *
Minnie Artt Artrea 1907 [b] *
 
[a] Records of the Parish of Derryloran, County Tyrone.
[b] Records of the Parish of Ardtrea, County Tyrone.
[c] Records of the Parish of Arboe, County Tyrone.

Oliver Art of the parish of Derryloran and Bridget Skelton, alias Small, widow, were married in the parish of Arboe on Jul.15, 1836 [LDS M700151/0171].

William Art and Mary Anne Boon of Drumcraw were married on Dec.29, 1843, in the Parish Church of Derryloran, County Tyrone.

Robert Art and Sarah Devlin were married in Artrea on Feb.3, 1848 [LDS 7210113/87].

George Artt or Aart of full age, a bachelor and a servant of Teressan(?), Derryloran (father: Thomas Aart, farmer) to Elizabeth Shaw, full age, spinster, of Tullygare(?), Derryloran (father: Francis Shaw, labourer) on May 29, 1859, in the Parish Church of Derryloran.

Mary Anne Artt and Joseph Green were married in the Parish of Artrea on Feb.13, 1869.

Charles Artt and Ellen Martha Cosbey were married in the Parish of Artrea on Apr.11, 1878.

Elizabeth Artt and Robert Black were married in the Parish of Artrea on Jun.11, 1895.

Thomas Artt and Lizzie Cook(e) were married in the Parish of Artrea on Feb.6, 1900.

Minnie Artt and Francis Curran were married in the Parish of Artrea on May 14, 1907.

REGISTERED DEATHS

The first part of this section is a listing of some of the Artt entries in the index of the registered deaths and in various parish registers. Also shown are the year with the volume and page number of the registration. An asterisk indicates a case in which the full record has been consulted; details of some of these are included in the second part of this section.

1st Name [Age] Surname Area Year Ref. Ch.
  
Jane [45] Art Derryloran   1835   [a] *
Catherine [58] Art Ardtrea 1849 [c] *
Isaac [35] Art Ardtrea 1858 [c] *
Sarah Jane [46]Artt Cookstown 1910 [b] *
Eliza [82] Artt Cookstown 1915 [b] *
John [60] Art Cookstown 1917 [b] *
William John [71]Artt Cookstown 1923 [b] *
Maria [18] Artt Cookstown 1933 [b] *
Mary J. [77] Artt Cookstown 1937 [b] *
Andrew [51] Artt Cookstown 1941 [b] *
Henry [46] Artt Cookstown 1941 [b] *
Robert [67] Artt Cookstown 1947 [b] *
Sarah Ann Artt Cookstown 1950 [b] *
Matthew [80] Artt Cookstown 1979 [b] *
Thomas [86] Artt   Cookstown 1986 [b] *

[a] Records of the Parish of Derryloran, County Tyrone.
[b] Records of the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.
[c] Records of the Parish of Ardtrea, County Tyrone.

Jane Art of Gortalowry aged 45 died on Jan.14, 1835, and was buried at the Derryloran Parish Church.

Catherine Art of Tullyveagh aged 58 died on Jul.9, 1849, and was buried at the Ardtrea Parish Church.

Isaac Art aged 35 of Killybearn, Parish of Derryloran, died on Dec.30, 1858, and was buried at the Ardtrea Parish Church.

Sarah Jane Artt aged 46, a married farmer's wife of Tullygoo, died on Dec.9, 1910, of consumption. Her death was registered by William John Artt. She is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Eliza Artt aged 82, a widowed Presbyterian housekeeper of Tullygar, died on Nov.9, 1915, of old age. Her death was registered by William John Artt. She is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

John Artt aged 60, a married Episcopalian farmer of Ballysudden, died on Jan.13, 1917, of paralysis. His death was registered by John Artt. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

William John Artt aged 71, a married Presbyterian farmer of Tullygare, died on Dec.16, 1923, of heart failure. His death was registered by Macdonald Porter. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Maria Artt aged 18, single and a Presbyterian of Mount Royal, died on Oct.23, 1933, of tuberculosis. Her death was registered by Andrew Artt. She is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Mary J. Artt aged 77, a widowed Episcopalian housekeeper of Ballysudden, died on Oct.13, 1937. Her death was registered by Henry Artt. She is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Andrew Artt aged 51, a married Presbyterian labourer of Cookstown, died on Nov.1, 1941. His death was registered by John Murray for Mrs. Artt. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Henry Artt aged 46, a married Episcopalian farmer of Strifehill, died on Dec.22, 1941, of cancer. His death was registered by Thomas J. Steenson. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Robert Artt aged 67, a married Episcopalian timekeeper of Ballysudden, died on Jul.11, 1947, of kidney failure. His death was registered by T. Artt. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Sarah Ann Artt, a married Episcopalian housewife of Clare, died on Aug.14, 1950. She is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Matthew Artt aged 80, a married Episcopalian of 5 Dunleath Avenue, Cookstown, died on Oct.14, 1979, of heart failure. His death was registered by W. Hill. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

Thomas Artt aged 86, a married Episcopalian of Ballysudden, died on Mar.13, 1986, of a coronary. He is buried in the Protestant Cemetery in Cookstown.

CENSUS OF 1901

The 1901 Census contains the following references to Artt families living in eastern County Tyrone. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widower or widow, HD = husband or head, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, VI = visitor, Co.T = County Tyrone.

Townland of Tullyveigh, Parish of Artrea:
Susanah Artt HD  CofI  RW  66  Farmer WICo.T
Henry Artt SOCofIRW40Farmer UMCo.T
Margaret Artt DACofIRW35Seamstress UMCo.T
Robert Artt SOCofIRW28Farmer UMCo.T
  
Townland of Maloon, Parish of Derryloran:
Thomas Artt HDCofIRO30Servant MACo.T
Lizzie Artt WICofIRO22Weaver MACo.T
James Mulholland   BOCofIRW17Shoemaker   NM  Co.T
  
Townland of Tullygare, Parish of Derryloran:
Eliza Art HDPresRO62Farmer WICo.T
William John Art SOPresRW45Farmer's son   NMCo.T
  
Townland of Ballysudden, Parish of Derryloran:
John Artt HDCofIRW48Farmer MACo.T
Mary Jane Artt WICofIRW43 MACo.T
Mary Artt DACofIRW21Dressmaker UMCo.T
John Artt SOCofIRW14Farmer UMCo.T
William Artt SOCofIRW14Scholar UMCo.T
Lizzie Artt DACofIRW11Scholar UMCo.T
Margaret Artt DACofIRW 9Scholar UMCo.T
Henry Artt SOCofINR 6Scholar UMCo.T
George Artt SOCofINR 4Scholar UMCo.T
Thomas Artt SOCofINR 1 UMCo.T

CENSUS OF 1911

The 1911 Census contains the following references to Artt families living in the vicinity of Cookstown. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RoCa = Roman Catholic, SoFr = Society of Friends, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = husband or head, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, VI = visitor, CoTyr = County Tyrone.

NameAgePos.  Relig. B-place Occupation  Lit.  Marr.  
 
House 1 in Ballysudden (Tullaghoge, Tyrone):
John Artt 58 HD CofE CoTyr Farmer RW MA
Mary Jane Artt 52 WI CofE CoTyr RW MA
[Married 32 years, children born 9, children living 9]
Mary Artt 30 DA CofE CoTyr Farmers Daughter RW UM
Lizzie Artt 21 DA CofE CoTyr Farmer's Daughter RW UM
Maggie Artt 18 DA CofE CoTyr Shop Assistant RW UM
Henry Artt 16 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
George Artt 13 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Thomas Artt 11 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
 
House 6 in Tullyveagh (Coagh, Tyrone):
Henry Artt 48 HD CofE CoTyr Farmer RW UM
Marget Artt 45 SI CofE CoTyr RW UM
Robert Artt 38 BR CofE CoTyr Farmer RW UM
 
House 4 in Tullygare (Cookstown Rural, Tyrone):
William John Artt 57 HD Pres CoDer Farmer RW WI
Isock David Artt 2 SO Pres CoTyr NR UM
Eliza Artt 76 MO Pres CoDer RO WI
 
House 5 in Drumcraw (Cookstown Rural, Tyrone):
Thomas Artt 39 HD CofE CoDer Farm Servant RW MA
Elizabeth Artt 31 WI CofE CoTyr Cotton Weaver RW MA
[Married 11 years]
Sarah McKeown 21 BO CofE CoDer (Domestic) General RW UM
 

FOREIGN RECORDS

The following information on an emigrant family from genealogy.com. Robert Artt, born about 1792 in Cookstown, County Tyrone, (father William Artt, mother Jane Purvis) left Ireland with his wife, five children and a housekeeper, Jane, in 1840. Their ship, the 520-ton ``Barque Georgianna'', left Liverpool on Oct.4, 1840, and arrived in Melbourne on Feb.25, 1841. Shipping records show 6 children. [Information from Geoffrey Quick.]

Last updated 9/9/99.


Christopher E. Brennen