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People Connected to County Derry

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  • Joseph Campbell (1791 - 1866)
    Source: The Grahamstown Journal 1866 - 3 - July to SeptemberDIED at Kaga’s Drift, (the residence of his son-in-law Mr. W. SAMPSON) on the 14th instant, Mr. Joseph CAMPBELL, at the age of 75. Deceased c...
  • Capt. Alexander Lecky (1631 - 1717)
    Served at the siege of Londonderry. The Siege of Derry was the first major event in the Williamite War in Ireland. The siege was preceded by a first attempt against the town by the Jacobite forces o...
  • Patrick Johnson McShane (1764 - 1839)
  • James Fisher (1636 - d.)
  • Janet Fisher (1636 - d.)

People Connected to County Derry (Londonderry)

Northern Ireland

See also

County Derry - Main Page
County Derry Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of County Derry

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to County Derry to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of County Derry Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to County Derry can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to County Derry can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historical County Derry (to follow) which covers the History of County Derry and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Famous People of County Derry (to follow) and add them to the listing there.

Emigrants People from County Derry who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "County Derry families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of County Derry Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from County Derry

Please add the names of people from County Derry who settled in the "New World"



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

South America


United States

Other Pages for People Connected to Northern Ireland Counties

// Connected to County Antrim

// Connected to Co. Armagh

// Connected to County Down

// Connected to County Fermanagh

// Connected to County Tyrone

// this project is in History Link