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The Ten Taggarts

MOTHER - VIOLET (Nee MAWHINNEY) , b. 08 Jan 1906, White abbey, Co. Antrim Northern Ireland; d. 22 Oct 1975, 29 Lismoyne Park, North Circular Rd, Belfast. Northern Ireland...

FATHER - Joseph Taggart was born 16 May 1899 in Delhi Terrace, Ballysillan. Belfast. Northern Ireland., and died 01 Mar 1979 in Nursing Home, Whiteabbey, Co.Antrim. Northern Ireland..

Children of Joseph Taggart and Violet Mawhinney are

Patricia Anne Margaret Taggart, born 04 Jul 1927 in Belfast. Northern Ireland.; died 09 Apr 2002 in Antrim Gen. Hospital.. She married Jack Willis (John Arthur) 22 March

Audrey Elizabeth Taggart born 18 Sep 1928. She married Dennis Hyde 26 Aug 1948 in Belfast.

Joseph Clarence Taggart, born 06 Sep 1930 in Belfast. He married Gay Checksfield in Belfast.

Reginald William James Taggart, born 06 Feb 1934 in Belfast. Northern Ireland.. He married (1) Kathleen Walsh 16 Sep 1958 in Belfast. Northern Ireland.. He married (2) Jean Laschuk 09 Dec 1966 in Toronto.

Maureen Deirdre Taggart, born 25 Nov 1936. She married David Logue.

Michael Robert Alexander Taggart, born 18 Nov 1939 in Belfast. Northern Ireland.. He married Lee Sharon Small 06 Jul 1979 in Winchester. Hampshire England; born 21 Mar 1955 in Southampton, Hampshire. England
Raymond Ainley Conor Taggart, born 14 Oct 1942 in Belfast. He married Christine Fusco in Belfast.

Adrian Myles Taggart, born 08 Nov 1944 in Belfast. Northern Ireland. He married Nadine Margaret Boyd 09 Feb 1966 in Abbottscross Pres. Church. Doagh Rd. Newtownabbey

Valerie Avril Taggart, born 13 Apr 1947 in Johnston House. Royal Victoria Hosp. Belfast. Northern Ireland.. She married Robert Anthony Poole 14 Apr 1972 in Rosemary Pres

Glynis Violet Taggart, born 22 Nov 1951 in 29 Lismoyne Park, North Circular Rd, Belfast. Northern Ireland.. She married Andrew Robert Kidd 08 Dec 1973 in Rosemary Pres. Church. North Circular Rd. Belfast.

I am researching our ancestors (Taggart family) who originated as far as I have learned from the Donegore area. Co.Antrim. Northern Ireland. Andrew Taggart was born in Donegore. Antrim, and died 11 Mar 1886 in Tamneybreak. Co.Antrim. He married Mary Shannon Abt. 1823. Children Children of Andrew Taggart and Mary Shannon are:
Joseph Taggart, born 08 Jan 1833 in Legoniel. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Mary Taggart, born 26 Dec 1835 in Donegore. Antrim.
William Taggart, born 20 Sep 1821 in Ballynoe. Antrim.
Robert Taggart, born 12 Nov 1824 in Hungry Hall... He married Jane McBride 03 Mar 1847; born in Hungry Hall...
Andrew Taggart, born 10 Aug 1827 in Drumnagargan. He married Jane Houston 01 Sep 1886
Rachel Taggart.

Joseph Taggart went on to marry Anna Mable Hanna. These are our grandparents on the Taggart side of the family.

In addition, I'm researching our Mawhinney and Galloway family who hailed from Keady. Co.Armagh. Northern Ireland.


ROBERT2 MAWHINNEY, b. 09 Aug 1844, Albert St. Pres. Church.
JAMES MAWHINNEY, b. 23 Aug 1857, Ballybrolly, Keady, Co.Armagh. d.22 Nov 1913,Whiteabbey, Co.Antrim. Northern Ireland..

JAMES went on to marry Margaret Jane Dickson . These were our Grandparents on the Mawhinney side.

The Taggarts of Co. Antrim
Updated March 19, 2007

Valerie Avril Poole
519 McKenzie Lake Bay S.E.
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 2H3

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Family Photos

  • The House (271 KB)
    This is the house where Joseph Taggart was born and grew up.
  • 29 Lismoyne Park (136 KB)
    One of the first early picltures of Lismoyne, our family home
  • Taggart Builders first yard (26 KB)
    The bluish building was the first Taggart work premises. We believe it was a carpentry shop at first and then Old Grandpa Joe and his sons began to get into the actual building construction trade.
  • Tyl-Ana House (44 KB)
    Family home of the Mawhinney/Dickson bunch.
  • 27 Waterloo Gardens (144 KB)
    27 Waterloo Gardens First home of Joseph & Violet after they married.
  • Parents of Joseph (24 KB)
    Anna Mablel (Nee Hanna) and Joseph Taggart parents of Joseph Taggart.
  • Joseph Taggart 1943 (33 KB)
    This picture was taken for Joseph's drivers licence in 1943
  • Arial view (71 KB)
    Arial view of 29 Lismoyne Park 10th February 2007 taken for Google Earth.
  • Joe Taggart relaxing (49 KB)
    Joe loved being near the ocean.
  • No.29 in Ashes (70 KB)
    After Violet died, Joseph went to live with his daughter Glynis. So - the house sat empty pending its sale and thank God, for on the 11th July 1976 (due to an electrical fault), the house went up in flames. This picture was taken the following day.
  • Violet Taggart (Nee Mawhinney) (69 KB)
    Rare time relaxing by the sea
  • Gutted by fire (88 KB)
    This was the kitchen of Lismoyne after the fire.
  • Violet Taggart (Nee Mawhinney) (66 KB)
    This picture was taken at the wedding of her youngest child, Glynis.
  • The street where Joseph was born (26 KB)
    The street where Joseph and his brothers and sister were born and grew up. Delhi Terrace. Legoniel. Ballysillan. Belfast

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