I am decended from a McElwee line who originated in either Ireland or Scotland. So far we have traced back via Liverpool England, Glasgow Scotland, Belfast N Ireland, and Donegal Ireland. The oldest McElwee we have found is...
Thomas McElwee Born: 4 April 1847 Place: Ramelton, Donegal Father: Alexander McElwee (details unknown) Mother: Hannah Thomson? (details unknown) Died: 9 Mar 1914 in Liverpool, England
Thomas moved to Glasgow, Scotland, and married Elizabeth Thomson on 28 May 1869. The family moved around and children were born in Glasgow, Belfast, and Liverpool.
The children of Thomas McElwee were as follows... George McElwee born 12 September 1870 in Glasgow, Scotland Isabella McElwee born 3 October 1872 in Glasgow, Scotland Archibald Thomas McElwee born 25 November 1874 in Glasgow, Scotland Thomas McElwee born 26 March 1877/8 Hannah McElwee born 9 July 1878/9 in Liverpool, England Alexander McElwee born 29 June 1881 in Liverpool, England William McElwee born 10 April 1883? in Liverpool, England Elizabeth McElwee born 2 February 1885 in Liverpool, England Samuel McElwee born 24 December 1887 in Belfast, N Ireland George McElwee born 16 February 1889 in Belfast, N Ireland Jane Cameron McElwee born 24 November 1892? in Belfast, N Ireland Samuel McElwee born 24 December 1892? Margaret McElwee born 24 August 1895
The youngest child, Margaret McElwee, born in Liverpool, was my maternal grandmother.
If you think anyone from this family might be related to you, please feel free to get in touch.