Reuben Cree

Male, CreeID#9802, (19 January 1902 - 5 April 1970)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 6286 Bangor
Reuben Cree was born on 19 January 1902 in West Street, Bangor, County Down, Ireland. His mother's surname is left blank on the GRONI brths index but given as Cree on the Irish Geneaology index.1,2

On 19 January 1902, Reuben Cree was also known as Reubin Cree.3 He was the son of Elizabeth Cree.

On 2 April 1911 Reuben Cree was living in the household of Hugh Cree and Eliza Majorie in 8 King Street, Bangor, County Down, Ireland, along with Elizabeth Cree. Hugh Cree and Eliza Majorie have a married daughter, Elizabeth McNeill and a grandson Ruban Cree, 9, with them. Eliza is recorded as Elizabeth, which must be an error as she is 50 years married with 13 children, of whom 10 are alive. Hugh is still a general labourer at 71. Elizabeth McNeill's name is altered from Elizabeth Cree on the householder's return. She is aged 42, married and a charwoman and shown as married 25 years with three children, all still living.4

Reuben Cree married Sarah Hawthorne, daughter of Thomas Henry Hawthorne and Emily Hale, on 7 December 1925 in Scarva Street Presbyterian Church, Banbridge, County Down, Ireland.1

His daughter Elizabeth Cree was born on 1 April 1930 in Newtownards Reg Dist, County Down, Ireland.1

In 1950 Reuben Cree and Sarah Hawthorne were living in 8 King Street, Bangor, County Down.5

His wife Sarah Hawthorne died on 26 May 1954 in Bangor, County Down, Ireland.6,7

Reuben Cree died on 5 April 1970 in Newtownards Reg Dist, County Down.8

Child of Reuben Cree and Sarah Hawthorne

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, U/1902/196/1024/16/180, "Father's name (blank) mother's name Lizzie Cree."
  3. [S288] Website Irish Genealogy (http://www.irishgenealogy.ie), Birth results for Cree from 1845 to 2013, Group Registration ID 7227209.
  4. [S253] UK Census 2 Apr 1911.
  5. [S16] Personal communication, Posting by "Debbie" on Cree FH Network, 25 May 2017.
  6. [S419] Website, Raymondscountydownwebsite, The Hawthornes, http://countydown.x10.mx/html/banbridgex.htm (extracted 20 May 2016).
  7. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast, age 51.
  8. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast, His first name is spelt Reuban.
Last edited31 Jan 2020

John H Cree

Male, CreeID#9803, (10 January 1900 - 17 February 1903)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 6286 Bangor
John H Cree was born on 10 January 1900 in Newtownards Reg Dist, County Down, Ireland.1 He was the son of Robert Cree and Rose Ann Kerr.

On 31 March 1901 John H Cree was living in the household of Robert Cree and Rose Ann Kerr in 32 West Street, Bangor, County Down, Ireland, along with Hugh Cree and Thomas Malcolm Cree. Robert was aged 38, a general labourer gave his religion as Church of Ireland. Rose Ann was 30, She and the three boys were Roman Catholic.2

John H Cree died on 17 February 1903 in Newtownards Reg Dist, County Down.1

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S264] UK Census 31 Mar 1901.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Alice Cree

Female, CreeID#9804, (25 April 1928 - 3 May 1928)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Alice Cree was born on 25 April 1928 in Belfast, Ireland.1 She was the daughter of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn.

Alice Cree died on 3 May 1928 in Belfast.1

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Henrietta Cree

Female, CreeID#9805, (29 June 1929 - 30 March 1953)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Henrietta Cree was born on 29 June 1929 in 5 Chelsea Street, Belfast, Ireland.1,2 She was the daughter of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn.

Her mother Isabella Ginn died on 24 February 1940.3

Henrietta Cree died on 30 March 1953 in Haslemere, Surrey, England. Her age was shown as 23 years.4

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S447] Posting on message board, Cree Family History Network, message from Helen Dawson 11 April 2015, quoting birth certificate.
  3. [S516] Webpage Family Tree Maker (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/), Isabella Ginn http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
  4. [S289] Website Free BMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk), GRO Vol 5g p 765, June quarter Surrey S W Reg. Dist.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Helen Abigail Cree

Female, CreeID#9806, (30 August 1931 - 6 November 2011)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Helen Abigail Cree was born on 30 August 1931 in Newtownards Reg Dist, County Down, Ireland.1 She was the daughter of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn.

Her mother Isabella Ginn died on 24 February 1940.2

Helen Abigail Cree married Eric Allen on 10 November 1951 in St Marks Church of Ireland, Holywood Road Dundela, Belfast, Ireland.1

Her father Reuben Norman Frederick Cree died on 8 May 1978 in 6 Arney Close, Belfast, Ireland.3

Helen Abigail Cree died on 6 November 2011.4

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S516] Webpage Family Tree Maker (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/), Isabella Ginn http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
  3. [S419] Website, Family Tree Maker http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
  4. [S447] Posting on message board, Cree Family History Network, message from Helen Dawson 10 April 2015.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Robert Hugh Cree

Male, CreeID#9807, (31 January 1933 - 3 February 1998)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Robert Hugh Cree was born on 31 January 1933 in 57 Harkness Parade, Belfast, Ireland.1,2 He was the son of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn.

His mother Isabella Ginn died on 24 February 1940.3

Robert Hugh Cree married an unknown person . It seems possible that he married Mary Jane Murdy in 1959 in Bangor. However the bridegroom is named simply as Robert Cree and the identification is therefore not certain.1

His father Reuben Norman Frederick Cree died on 8 May 1978 in 6 Arney Close, Belfast, Ireland.4

Robert Hugh Cree died on 3 February 1998 in Beaconfield Marie Curie Centre, Kensington Road, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.5 He was buried in Dundonald Cemetery, Belfast, County Down, Ireland.6

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S447] Posting on message board, Cree Family History Network, message from Helen Dawson 11 April 2015.
  3. [S516] Webpage Family Tree Maker (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/), Isabella Ginn http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
  4. [S419] Website, Family Tree Maker http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
  5. [S120] Civil Registration Indexes.
  6. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk).
Last edited31 Jan 2020

William James Ginn Cree

Male, CreeID#9809, (23 December 1936 - 6 April 1988)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
William James Ginn Cree was born on 23 December 1936 in Newtownards Reg Dist, County Down, Ireland.1 He was the son of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn.

His mother Isabella Ginn died on 24 February 1940.2

William James Ginn Cree married Joyce Irvine on 10 October 1959 in Newtownards Road Methodist, Belfast, Ireland.1

His father Reuben Norman Frederick Cree died on 8 May 1978 in 6 Arney Close, Belfast, Ireland.3

William James Ginn Cree died on 6 April 1988 in Belfast, Ireland.1

Family: William James Ginn Cree and Joyce Irvine

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S516] Webpage Family Tree Maker (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/), Isabella Ginn http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
  3. [S419] Website, Family Tree Maker http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/a/w/…
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Eric Allen

Male, CreeID#9810, (22 June 1930 - 28 October 2004)
Eric Allen was born on 22 June 1930.1

Eric Allen married Helen Abigail Cree, daughter of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn, on 10 November 1951 in St Marks Church of Ireland, Holywood Road Dundela, Belfast, Ireland.2

Eric Allen died on 28 October 2004.1

Family: Eric Allen and Helen Abigail Cree

References

  1. [S447] Posting on message board, Cree Family History Network, message from Helen Dawson 10 April 2015.
  2. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Robert Prosser

Male, CreeID#9811, ( - 25 May 1997)
Robert Prosser died on 25 May 1997 in Auldearn, Nairnshire, Scotland.1

References

  1. [S447] Posting on message board, Cree Family History Network, message from Helen Dawson 11 April 2015.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Joyce Irvine

Female, CreeID#9822, ( - 12 March 2011)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Joyce Irvine married William James Ginn Cree, son of Reuben Norman Frederick Cree and Isabella Ginn, on 10 October 1959 in Newtownards Road Methodist, Belfast, Ireland.1

Her husband William James Ginn Cree died on 6 April 1988 in Belfast, Ireland.1

Joyce Irvine died on 12 March 2011.2

Family: Joyce Irvine and William James Ginn Cree

References

  1. [S443] Indexes to BMDs at the General Register Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast.
  2. [S447] Posting on message board, Cree Family History Network, message from Helen Dawson 10 April 2015.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Stanley E Cree

Male, CreeID#9837, (5 January 1931 - 23 December 2013)
ChartsBranch 20b. The William Cree branch of PA
Stanley E Cree was born on 5 January 1931 in Jefferson (Khedive), Pennsylvania, USA.1 He was the son of Ralph D. Cree and Evelyn Ewart.

Stanley E Cree married Willa A Dodge on 29 December 1962.1

Stanley E Cree was a crane operator in construction before 1975. At 43, he retired from physical labor to begin enjoying the fulfilling things of life on his family farm, including his pet donkey, two goats, competing in tractor pulling and riding his motorcycle. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1954 at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.1

His father Ralph D. Cree died in March 1982.

His wife Willa A Dodge died on 17 May 2013.1

Stanley E Cree died on 23 December 2013 in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, USA.1

Family: Stanley E Cree and Willa A Dodge

Last edited15 Sep 2019

Loretta Cree

Female, CreeID#9838
ChartsBranch 20b. The William Cree branch of PA
Loretta Cree was the daughter of Ralph D. Cree and Evelyn Ewart.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Willa A Dodge

Female, CreeID#9841, ( - 17 May 2013)
ChartsBranch 20b. The William Cree branch of PA
Willa A Dodge married Stanley E Cree, son of Ralph D. Cree and Evelyn Ewart, on 29 December 1962.1

Willa A Dodge died on 17 May 2013.1

Family: Willa A Dodge and Stanley E Cree

Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Wallace Perkins

Male, CreeID#9842, ( - before 14 November 1916)
His daughter Edith Maud Perkins was born in 1894 or 1895.1

John Wallace Perkins died before 14 November 1916.2

Child of John Wallace Perkins

References

  1. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Ontario, Canada. Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1928. MS932, Reels 1-833, "age 21."
  2. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Ontario, Canada. Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1928. MS932, Reels 1-833, "deceased."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

John Cree

Male, CreeID#9843, (7 April 1759 - )
ChartsLine 1. The Bolsover line
Mini-chart 1 Bolsover
John Cree was baptised on 7 April 1759 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.1 He was the son of John Cree and Dorothy Kinder.

References

  1. [S446] Family Search web site, www.familysearch.org, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NVHB-CQY
Last edited26 Jul 2020

William Cree

Male, CreeID#9844, (2 April 1834 - 1864)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 9705 Lisburn
William Cree was born on 2 April 1834 in Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland.1 He was the son of James Cree and Mary Ann Chapman. William Cree was a Sapper in the Royal Artillery from 11 October 1854 to 1 August 1863. On enlistment at the age of 20 years and 6 months he was described as a carpenter. He served five years overseas, in India and Mauritius, and received the Indian Mutiny medal. In 1863 he was discharged as unfit for service due to a spinal injury. He was then of fresh complexion with grey eyes and light brown hair and his intended place of residence was Lisburn.

William Cree died in 1864 in Lisburn, County Antrim.2

References

  1. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, Lisburn 1st Presbyterian Church.
  2. [S215] Civil Registrations, Deaths Index (NI), "age 24."
Last edited15 Sep 2019

James Cree

Male, CreeID#9845, (18 March 1836 - )
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 9705 Lisburn
James Cree was born on 18 March 1836 in Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland.1 He was the son of James Cree and Mary Ann Chapman.

References

  1. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, Lisburn 1st Presbyterian Church.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Jane Cree

Female, CreeID#9846, (15 March 1839 - )
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 9705 Lisburn
Jane Cree was born on 15 March 1839 in Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland. She was baptised at Hillend. At the birth of Jane's daughter Margaret, the informant was named as Jane Cree, the grandmother.1 She was the daughter of William Cree and Jane Willis.

Her daughter Margaret Ann Cree was born on 20 September 1864 in Lisnatrunk, Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland.2

Her son William John (---) was born on 27 March 1866 in Lisnaturk, Dunmurry Reg Dist, County Antrim, Ireland.3

Her daughter Sarah Cree was born on 15 May 1868 in the Union Workhouse, Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland.4,5

Child of Jane Cree and Robert Willis

Children of Jane Cree

References

  1. [S16] Personal communication, Email from Trevor Cree, 28 May 2013, quoting baptism register.
  2. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, She was shown as aged 23 on her marriage certificate in 1892.
  3. [S358] Cree Index to Northern Ireland Births Marriages and Deaths.
  4. [S120] Civil Registration Indexes.
  5. [S78] Certificate held or seen.
Last edited4 Feb 2021

John Cree

Male, CreeID#9847, (15 February 1840 - )
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 9705 Lisburn
John Cree was born on 15 February 1840 in Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland. He was baptised at Hill Hall.1 He was the son of William Cree and Jane Willis.

References

  1. [S1] Parish Register of the relevant parish, Lisburn 1st Presbyterian Church, extracted by MS at PRONI, 28 Aug 2014.
Last edited15 Sep 2019

Alexander Cree

Male, CreeID#9848, (c 1820? - )
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 6286 Bangor
We must acknowledge our debt to Caroline Holmes whose Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree on Ancestry has been a major source of information on Alexander Cree, Mary Smiley and their descendants. We have checked her sources and have found her work to be very thorough and professional. We have added additional material as we have found it.1 Alexander Cree was born c 1820?.2 He was the son of Andrew Cree Jr and Unknown Cree (married name).

Alexander Cree married Mary Smiley.

Alexander Cree was a miner in 1844 in Whitespots, Newtownards, County Down, Ireland.3,4

His son Hugh Smiley Cree was born on 1 March 1844.5

His son William Cree was born in 1845 in County Down, Ireland.6,7

His daughter Mary Cree was born on 13 January 1848.8

His daughter Jane Cree was born in 1849 or 1850.9

Children of Alexander Cree and Mary Smiley

References

  1. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/16565071/person/…
  2. [S122] Guess or estimate by the compiler, from birth dates of children.
  3. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/16565071/person/…
  4. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), quoting parish register Newtownards 1st Presbyterian Church, "of Whitespots."
  5. [S359] Website Ros Davies' Co. Down, Northern Ireland Family History Research Site (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rosdavies/…), quoting parish register.
  6. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/16565071/person/18028492353
  7. [S358] Cree Index to Northern Ireland Births Marriages and Deaths, Deaths index, "Age 68."
  8. [S359] Website Ros Davies' Co Down (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rosdavies/…), quoting parish register Newtownards.
  9. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Her marriage certificate gives her age as 21.
Last edited25 Jan 2020

Mary Smiley

Female, CreeID#9849, (c 1822? - )
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 6286 Bangor
We must acknowledge our debt to Caroline Holmes whose Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree on Ancestry has been a major source of information on Alexander Cree, Mary Smiley and their descendants. We have checked her sources and have found her work to be very thorough and professional. We have added additional material as we have found it.1 Mary Smiley was born c 1822?. Mary may have been a daughter of, Hugh Smiley and Mary Wallace, a known couple in Whitespots. This ties in with the subseuqnt tradition of naming sons Hugh.2

Mary Smiley married Alexander Cree, son of Andrew Cree Jr and Unknown Cree (married name).

Her son Hugh Smiley Cree was born on 1 March 1844.3

Her son William Cree was born in 1845 in County Down, Ireland.4,5

Her daughter Mary Cree was born on 13 January 1848.6

Her daughter Jane Cree was born in 1849 or 1850.7

Children of Mary Smiley and Alexander Cree

References

  1. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/16565071/person/…
  2. [S122] Guess or estimate by the compiler, from birth dates of children.
  3. [S359] Website Ros Davies' Co. Down, Northern Ireland Family History Research Site (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rosdavies/…), quoting parish register.
  4. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/16565071/person/18028492353
  5. [S358] Cree Index to Northern Ireland Births Marriages and Deaths, Deaths index, "Age 68."
  6. [S359] Website Ros Davies' Co Down (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rosdavies/…), quoting parish register Newtownards.
  7. [S78] Registration Certificate held in Cree Archives or transcribed by researcher, Her marriage certificate gives her age as 21.
Last edited25 Jan 2020

Hugh Smiley Cree

Male, CreeID#9850, (1 March 1844 - 3 September 1889)
ChartsLine 17. The Newtownards line
Mini-chart 6286 Bangor
Hugh Smiley Cree was born on 1 March 1844.1 He was the son of Alexander Cree and Mary Smiley. Hugh Smiley Cree was baptised on 20 March 1844 in 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church, Newtownards, County Down, Ireland.1

Hugh Smiley Cree was a commercial traveller on 6 August 1867.2

Hugh Smiley Cree married Rhoda Law on 6 August 1867 in College Square Presbyterian Church, Shankill, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland. Thney were married by licence.3

His daughter Mary Elizabeth Cree was born on 29 August 1868 in Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.3

His daughter Jane Cree was born on 8 June 1870 in Belfast, County Antrim.4,5

His daughter Rhoda Law Cree was born on 14 April 1872 in Belfast, County Antrim.3

His son William Cree was born on 29 June 1874 in 50 Israel Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.6

His son Hugh Smylie Cree was born on 20 October 1876 in 50, Israel Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.3,7

His son Rev George Boomer Cree was born on 3 December 1879 in Belfast, County Antrim.3

His daughter Catherine Cobain Cree was born on 7 June 1883 in 160 Old Lodge Road, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.3,8

Hugh Smiley Cree died on 3 September 1889 in 180 Old Lodge Road, Belfast, Ireland.3 He was buried on 5 September 1889 in the City Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.9 Administration of Hugh Smiley Cree's estate was granted to Rhoda Law on 25 October 1889 in Belfast, Ireland. He was described as a credit draper and his effects were valued at £88 1s. 1d.2,10

Children of Hugh Smiley Cree and Rhoda Law

References

  1. [S359] Website Ros Davies' Co. Down, Northern Ireland Family History Research Site (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rosdavies/…), quoting parish register.
  2. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/16565071/person/18009184146
  3. [S358] Cree Index to Northern Ireland Births Marriages and Deaths.
  4. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/16565071/person/18009189345
  5. [S264] UK Census 31 Mar 1901.
  6. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911.
  7. [S537] Belfast Telegraph, Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1 Jul 1874.
  8. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/16565071/person/…
  9. [S454] Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk), Hawthorn/Hawthorne Family Tree http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/16565071/person/18009184146, "Grave A2 196."
  10. [S444] Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Will Calendars, "Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Hugh S. Cree late of Old Lodge-road Belfast Credit Draper who died 3 September 1889 at same place were granted at Belfast to Rhoda Cree of Perth-street Belfast the Widow."
Last edited15 Sep 2019