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This is a search into the family background of William MARTIN, a postman from Derry City, N. Ireland who was born in 1857, in St Johnston, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland and his wife Bridget (MCSHEFFREY). Details are included of his wife's family and the families of his children and their relatives - particularly the CAREYs, MCKEAGUEs MCKENNAs and O'NEILLs of County Antrim, N. Ireland and the REIDs and BOYLEs of County Derry N. Ireland. Also included are the DONNELLY and MORRIS families of Teebane East and Greencastle, Co. Tyrone. A similar site can be obtained by Googling 'Postman Bill'. There is a guest book if you wish to record comments/corrections. The Postman Bill 2 genealogy will try to discover details about these families back to the early 1800s and forward to the year 2010. It will include photographs and personal anecdotes to illustrate the localities and history associated with this period. Anecdotes include:- 1. Billy's Boys - Enter " Martin, Ellen " at Find in the toolbar above 2. James Martin RN Naval Record - 1920 -1938 - Enter "Martin, James " at Find in the toolbar above 3. Long Leave in Africa - Starts under "Martin, William " (Martin,William John) and continues under "Donnelly, Anna " and "Martin, John " (Martin, John Patrick) enter these names at Find in the toolbar above 4. An Epidemic in Mill Street - enter "O'Neill, Bernard" at Find in the toolbar above click on O'Neill, Bernard (1860 - 1950). [The Tribalpages software automatically removes the personal details (including dates of birth) of living persons when it uploads data to the internet, for privacy and to protect children from exploitation. Please enter the Visitor Password for full access to the private data. Thanks are due to Malachy Carey, John Carey, Paul Martin, Kiron Reid, Sean Reid, Declan Carey and Richard Martin for their contributions.