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. He m. Louisa, only dau. of James
TJsborne, Esq. of Trinidad, and had issue one son, Hillary
(d. unm. 1852) and three daus., viz., 1 Mary (m.
Michael Lennon, Esq. of Trinidad, and had issue) : 2
Louisa, unm. ; 3 Jane.

5 Thomas Stephen, Commander R.N. He m. Rosanna,
dau. of William Duncan, Esq., and dying 1878, left issue
(besides a dau. Victoria) one son, viz., Albert Coppinger,
M.D., of Bath in England.

6 Richard, d. unm.

Mr. Coppinger, of Ballyvolane and Barryscourt, d. about 1775,
and was s. by his eldest surviving son, viz.,

William Coppinger, 6. about 1740 ; m. Nov. 1777, his third
cousin, Jane (who d. 31 Jan. 1833), sister and heiress of
Donat McMahon, of Clenagh, co. Clare, and had issue, two sons
and two daus., viz.,

I. William, his successor.

II. John McMahon, 13th Dragoons, d. unm. 1830.

I. Elijabeth, m. John O'Connell, Esq. of Grena, co. Kerry,

brother of Daniel O'Connell, M.P., and d. 21 Dec. 18C3,
having had issue, two sons and two daus., viz.,

1 Morgan John O'Connell, Esq., Barristor-at-Law, M.F.
forco. Kerry (1835-1852), b. 27 Aug. 1811; /». 21 Feh.'
1865, Mary Anne, dau. and heiress of Charles liianconi,
Esq., D.L. of Longfield, co. Tipperary, and had issue
(besides a dau. Elizabeth Mary Agnes, who rf. 21 June,
1868) one son, viz., John C. J. W. Coppinger O'Connell,
the present possessor of the Coppinger and McMahon

2 John Dominick Patrick O'Connell, a K.C. priest, d.

1 Jane Frances, who m. 1st, Charles, The O'Donoghoe,
of the Glens, and by him had issue cae son, viz., Daniel,
the late "O'Donoghue of the Glens," 31. P. ; and m.
2ndly, John McCarthy O'Leary, Esq., D.L. of Coomla-
gane, co. Cork, and by him had issue, four sons and four

2 Catherine Mary, m. Samuel Vines, Esq., and has issue
three sons.

II. Mary, m. her cousin James Blackney, Esq., eldest son of
Walter Blackney, Esq., M.P. for co. Carlow, ((. s. p. Sept.
Mr. Coppinger d. 15 July, 1816, and was s. by his eldest son,

William Coppinger, Esq. of Barryscourt, co. Cork, and
Bailylean Lodge, co. Clare, representative of the Coppingers
of Ballyvolane and the McMahons, of Clenagh, co. Clare, b. 9
Dec. 1778; rf. jmni. 6 Nov. 1862. At his death the Coppinger
family estates (including Ballyvolane, Barryscourt, Grana-
cloyne, (fee.) passed, by devise, to his nephew,

Morgan John' O'Connell, and upon his death (2 July, 1875)
again passed, together with the McMahon estates which had
come to him upon the death (21 Dec. 1863) ot his mother
Elizabeth {vide supra) to his son,

John C. J. W. Coppinger O'Connell, the present pro-

Arms — Same as O'Connell of Derrynane Abbey.
Seat — Bailylean, Kildysart, co. Clare.


(See O'CoNNOE-MoREis.)


O' Conge Don, The Eight Hon. Chaeles Owen,
of Belanagare and Clonalis, co. Roscommon, P.O.,
J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1884, J.P. co. Sligo
(High Sheriif 1863), M.P. for the co. 1860-80, b. 7
May, 1838 ; m. 1st, 21 April, 1868, Georgina Mary,
dau. of Thomas Aloysiiis Perry, Esq. of Bitham
House, CO. Warwick, and by her (who d. Aug.
1872), has had issue,

I. Denis Charles, b. 1869.

II. Owen FeJim, b. 1870.

III. Charles Hugh, b. 1872.

IV. Roderick, 6. 1872 ; d. 1878.

The O'Conor Don m. 2ndly, 1879, Ellen, dau. of
John Lewis More O'Eeri-all, Esq. of Lissard, co.
Longford {see O'Eeeeall of Balyna).

Lineage. — Eochoid Morghmeodhin, the sen of Muiread-
hach Tireach, d. King of Ireland, a.d. 366, leaving issue,
several sons, of whom three are particularly noticed in the
Irish annals, viz. Brian Cwhose youngest son, Duah Galacii,
first Christian King of Connaught in 436, was ancestor of the
O'Conors), Fiachra, and Nial. From these are descended
the Hi Bruin, Hi Fachra, and Hi Nial, families of Ireland.
The most powerful, the Hi Bruins, divided into several branches,
the most distinguished of which was known by the name of
Clan Muireadhaigh, in memory of Muiveadhach Muillethan,
who d. King of Connaught in 702.

CoNCHOEHAR, alias Conor, who d. King of Connaught in
973, was the ninth generation from Muireadhach Muillethan,
and from him the principal branch of the clan Muireadhaigh
took the name of O'Conor, that is the descendants of Conor,
or Conchobhar, who d. in 973. They are continually distin-
guished by that name from the year 1012.

In the 12th century, this family became the most powerful
in Ireland ; from being Provincial Kings of Connaught, their
chiefs became Sovereigns of all Ireland. Tordhellach O'Conor
was received as supreme King of all Ireland in 1 136, and






reijincil twenty rears, to 115G, ■niien he died. He left several
Suns, amongst others. Koderick, the last Monarch of Ireland of
ihe Milesian line, and Cathl Croibh-dearg, orCathalof the Red
Hand, from whom directly descends O'Conor Don, present head
of the family. Koderiek's history is well known. In 1175 his
Chancellor, Laurence O'Toole, signed the treaty of Windsor
with King Henky II., which m.ay be seen in llymer. By this
treaty he resigned the supreme monarchy to Henry II.,
reserving Connanght as an independent kingdom to himself.
Subsequently he resigned the government to his son, Connor
Maenmoy, and d. in the monastery of Cong 1193. On the
death of Conor Maenmoy in 1189, his son, Cathal Carrach,
succeeded, but his succession was disputed by Cathal Croibh-
dearg, the brother of Koderick, a dispute which ended in 1201
by the death of Cathal Carrach.

Cathal Croibh-deabo d. 12i4, leaving, amongst others, two
Bonn, Hugh and Felim, both of whom successively held the
sovereignty of Connaught.

Hugh, rf. in 1228, leaving a son,

IJoDERioK, who W.1S never King of Connaught, as during
his lifetime the kingship was held by his uncle, Felim, and
Fclim's son, Hugh; but on the death of the latter, Roderick's

Owen, succeeded, and was killed after a few months' reign,
in 127 1, leaving a son,

HrcH, who was King of Connaught from 1293 to 1306, and
left two sons, Turlough and Felim, ancestor of O'Conor Roe,
both of whom were in turn Kings of Connaught.

Turlough, reigned from 130G to 1345, when he was killed,
leaving two sons, Hugh and Felim.

Hugh, succeeded his father in 1345; d. in 1356, leaving a

Turlough '•Oge," or "The Younger," who was subse-
quently called O'Conor Don," to distinguish him from his
cousin, another Turlough, the grandson of Felim above men-
tioned, and who was called "O'Conor Roe." At this date
the kingdom of Connaught was divided between the two
cousins, and from that time the heads of each branch were
respectively styled "O'Conor Don"* and "O'Conor Roe." Tur-
lough Oge, O'Conor Don, d. in 1406, leaving, amongst others,
a son,

Felim, who d. 1474, leaving a son,

Owen, surnamed Caech, or the Blind. He d. in 14S3, leaTing
a son,

CAiinnT, who d. in 1546, leaving a son,

Dermot, who d. at an advanced age in 1585, leaving a son,

Hugh, afterwards Sir Hugh O'Conor Don. He was b. in
■1541, and on his father's death in 1585, compounded with the
l.ord Deputy, Sir John Perrott, for aU his estates, and was
'knighted by the Earl of E?/,ex. Sir Hugh was the first Knight
•of the shire, and returned to Parliament for the co. of Ros-
canimon. He m. Mary, dau. of Brian O'Rourke, Lord of
Breffny, and d. in 1627, leaving four sons,

I. Calvach O'Co.noe Don, of Ballintobber, his heir, whose
male line became extinct.

II. Hugh Oge O'Conok, of Castlereagh, m. Jane, dau. of
Theobald, Lord Dillon, and dying, left an elder son,

Daniel O'Conor, of Clunalis, who left, by Anne Bir-
mingham his wife, dau. of Edward, 17th Lord Atlienry,
one son,
, Andrew O'Conor, of Clonalis, co. Eoscommon, who

became Conor Don. He m. 3 March, 1692, Honora,
tlau. of Col. Luke Dowell, of Mantua, and tiy her, who
il. II Nov. 17 i8, had two sons, Daniel, bis heir, and
Thomas, an OfQecr in the French service, made Knight
of St. Louis for his bravery at the battle of Fontenoy,
<l. s. p. The eldest son,
Daniel O'Conor Don, of Clonalis, d. 17 March, 1769,
leaving (with twodaus., Jane, wife of William Eccles,
Esq., and Elizabeth, d. s. j). 1816, and two youngei
sons, Thomas and Hugh, both d. s. p.) two elder
DoMiNicK O'Conor Don, his heir, who d. s.p. in

1795, and wass. by his brother,
Alexander O'Conor Don, of Clonalis, who dying
witnout issue, 1820, was s. in the title of O'Conor
Don, by liis kinsman, Owen O'Conor, Esq. of
Belana are, as hereafter.

III. Cathal, of whose line we treat.

IV. Bryan Roe O'Conor of Corrasduna.

Sir Hugh O'Conor d. 1632, at a very advanced age. His 3rd
Cathal O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, co. Roscommon, b.

* O'Conor Don. Various Interpretations have been given to
this title. In the Irish language, Don or Dun signifies Noble,
or Chief, or Leader, and also the colour brown.

1597 ; in. Anrie, dau. of William O'Molloy, cf Aughtertire, and
dying 1634, was s. by his eldest son.

Major Owen O'Conor, of Belanagare, Governor of Athlone
under James II., d. in the Castle of Chester 1692. He m.
Ellinor, Lady Tuitc, who d. without male issue 1692, when the
estate passed to his brother,

Charles Oge O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, m. Cecilia, dau.
of Fiachra Flynn, Esq. of Ballinlough, and dying in 1696,
was s. by his son,

Denis O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, 6. 1674 ; m. Mary, dau.
of Tieinan O'iiourke, Chief of Breffny, and left at his decease,
30 Jan. 1750,

Charles, his heir.

Daniel, an Oflicer in the French service.

Roger (Rev.). Hugh. Matthew (Rev.).

Catnerine, vi. Thomas Durkan.

Mary, m. O'Higgin, of Caropaden.

Eleanor, m. Charles M'Dermott.

Anne, m. M'Dermott Eoe.

The son and heir,

Charles O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, 6. 1710, a learned
and distinguished antiquary, m. 8 Dec. 1731. Catharine, dau.
of John O'Fagan, and had (with a dau. Biidgct, m. Miles
M'Dermott, Esq. of Coolavin, and d. 1777) two sons, i. Denis,
his heir; ii. Charles, of Mount Allen, co. Roscommon, b. 1736,
d. 1808, leaving, by his wife, a dau. of John Dillon, Esq. of
Dublin, two sons, Thomas, settled at New York (father of
Charles, Barrister-at-Law, in America), and Denis, and a dau.
Catharine ; the two latter d. in North America. Mr. O'Conor
d. I July, 1791, and was s. by his elder son,

Denis O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, who was appointed
Deputy-Governor of Roscommon, 6.1732; m. 1760, Catherine,
dau. of Martin Browne, Esq. of Clonfad, co. Eoscommon, and
by her (who d. 1817) had issue,

Owen, his heir.

Charles (Rev.). D.D., a learned antiquary, who long resided

at Stowe as Chaplain to Mary Elizabeth, Marchioness of

Buckingham, wife of George, 1st Marquess of Buckingham,

b. 15 March, 17G4; d. 1828.
Martin, d. young.
Denis, Lieut. 13th Dragoons, b. 4 Oct. 1870 ; d. in Jamaica,


Roderick, b. 27 July, 1772 : d. unm.
Matthew, b. 18 Sept. 1773 ; vi. Piiscilla Forbes, and left

Denis, and other issue (sec O'Conor of Mount Druid).
Catherine, vi. 9 Dec. 1790, Charles Lyons, Esq. ot lyons-

town, and d. 1795, leaving a son, Robert, and a dau. Alicia,

both deceased.
Mary, m. 1 Feb. 1795, Con O'Donel, Esq. of Larkfield, and

had ason, John O'Donel.
Bridget, d. unm.
Elizabeth Frances, to. 16 July, 1793, Hugh M'Dermot, of

Coolavin, The Mac Dermot.
Eleanor Anne, d. iinni.
Alicia, m John Shell, Esq. of Ballyshannon, M.D.

Mr. O'Conor d. 1804, and was s. by his eldest son,

Owen O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, M.P. for co. Ros-
common, who, on the death of his kinsman, Alexander
O'Conor Don, s. j). Dec. 1820, jt. to the title of O'Conor Don,
as head of the family, b. 6 March, 1763; m. 20 June, 179'2,
Jane, dau. of James Moore, Esq. of Mount Browne, co. Dublin,
and by her (who d. 8 April, 1804) had issue,

Denis, his heir.

Edward, m. Honoria, dau. of Major Blake, of Tower Hill, co.
Mayo, and had one son, who d. in infancy.


Catherine, m. John Mapother, Esq. of Kiltevan, co. Ros-
common, and had issue.

O'Conor Don d. 1831. His eldest son,

Denis O'Conor Don, of Belanagare and Clonalis, M.P. for
CO. Eoscommon, b. May, 1794 ; in. 27 Aug. 1824, Mary, dau. of
Major Maurice Blake, of Tower Hill, co. Mayo, and by her
(who d. 1841) had issue,

Charles Owen, the present O'Conor Don.

Denis Maurice, M.A., LL. D., Barrister-at-Law, M.P. co.

Sligo, 1868-80, J. P. CO. ttoscommon, and High Sheriff 1865,

b. July, 1840; m. 1873, Ellen Isabella, eldest dau. of Rev.

W. T. Kevill Davies, of Croft Castle, co. Hereford, and d.

1883, leaving a son, b. 17 Dec. 1878.
Jane, a nun. d. 1851. Kate Josephine, a nun.

Eugenia, a nun. Dionysia, a nun.

O'Conor Don d. 22 July, 1847.

Arnii — Arg., an oak tree eradicated and adorned ppr. Crest
— An arm embowed in armour, holding a short sword en-
twined with a snake, all ppr.

Seals- Belanagare, French Park, and Clonalis, Castlerca, co

Clubs — Reform and Athenaeum.






O'CoNOE, Nicholas Roderick, Esq. of Dun-
derinotfc. co. Roscommon, J. P., C.B., C.M.Gr., Charge
d'AfPaires at Pekin 1883, Washington 1885, lately
Her Majesty's Political Agent in Bulgaria, and
now H.B.M.'s Minister at Pekin, h. 3 July, 1843 ;
s. his brother, May, 1877; m. 13 April, 1887,
Minna Margaret, eldest dau. of James Robert
Hope-Scott, Esq., and niece of the Duke of Norfolk,

Iiineage.— The O'Connors (or O'Conors) of Dundermott
are a branch of the great House of O'Conor, in which vested
the sovereignty of Connaught. They are hneally descended
from Sir HcGiiO'CoNNOBjOfBallintobber Castle, CO. Roscommon
ftlie acknowledged representative of the last Kings of Ireland),
through his 4th son, Capt. Bryan O'Connok, of Corrasduna,
CO. Roscommon.

Capt. Bryan O'Connor, who became seised and possessed of
the lands of Beagh and Cloonycarney, under his father's will,
forfeited them, with others, 1641, and it appears from the
Book of Survey and distribution of estates then forfeited,
that, by a decree made in Athlone, 5 fiept. 16.'j5, founded on
the claim of Col. Roger O'Connor, Bryan's son, that those
estates were restored to his mother, Mary, for life, with re-
version to himself and his heirs. Again, from the Book of
Postings on the sale of lands forfeited in 168S, it appears that
Roger O'Connor forfeited the said lands of Beagh and Cloony-
carney. Col. Roger O'Connor, who held the commission of
Col. in James II. 's army (which commission still remains in
the possession of his heir-in-law), m. Elizabeth, dau. of the
O'Shaughncssy of Gort.

Owen O'Connor, Esq. of Corrasduna, co. Roscommon, the
common ancestor of the various lines of the family imme-
diately before us, was, as we have already stated, a descendant
■of the house of O'Connor. He in. Catherine, dau. of Kdmund
JIcDcnuot, Esq. of Emla, co. Eoscommon, and dying I7G6,
ieft four sons and three daus.,

I. Roderick, of Ballycahir, of whom we treat.

II. Thomas, of Miltciii, J. P., High Sheriff (who attained the
rank of Major in the French seri-ice), returned to Ireland,
and m. 1749, Mary, dau. of Gerald Dillon, Esq. of Dillion's
Orove, CO. Roscommon, by whom he had issue, I Roderic.
his heir; 2 Owen, Capt.; I Honora ; 2 Catherine; 3
Margaret. He m. 2ndly, Miss O'Flynn, of the ancient
House of the O'Flynns of Ballinlough, by whom he had no
issue. He d. ISOO. His eldest son,

Roderick, of Milton, m. 1st Anne Sparks, an English lady,

by whom he left no issue, and 2ndly, Bridget, widow of

Col. Thomas Wills, of Willgrove, co. Roscommon, and

■dau. of James Browne, Esq. of Brownevdle, co. Galway,

descended from Geoffrey, ard son of Dominick Browne,

Esq. of Barna, the ancestor of the Brownes of Newtown,

Ardskea, and Cooloo, co. Galway, and of the Brownes of

Castlernac-Garret, co. Mayo, now represented by I,ord

Oranmore. By her he left issue, 1 Roderic, his heir ; 2

Dillon; o Richard; 4 Aylward ; 1 Jane, d.unni.; 2

Maria, m. Dr. Kelly. The eldest son,

Roderic, of Milton, Barrister-at-Liw, 6. 1794; High

Sheriff co. Roscommon 18.39; m. 1824, Cecilia, dau. of

John Mac Donnell, Esq. of Caranacon, co. Mayo, by

Celia his wife, 4th dau. of John Dolphin, Esq. of Turoe,

CO. Galway, and d. 1SG8, leaving issue,

1 Roderick Joseph, now of Milton, J. P., Hi2;h Sheriff
CO. Roscommon 18 i3, b. 1825 ; m. 1854, Eleanor Mary,
eldest dau. of Joseph Browne, Esq., J. P., of Elm
Grove, co. Meath, by Ellen his wife, 2nd dau. of
Edward Murphy, Esq. of Ballinacloon, co. West-
meatli, and has issue,

Roderick Anthony, b. I860.

Joseph Owen Edward.

Ellen alary. Cecilia. Mary Josephine.

2 Alfred John. 3 Eugene.
I Cecilia. 2 Ellen.

III. Denis, of Willsbrook.

IV. Bernard (Rev.).

I. Catherine, jii. Hugh O'Connor, Esq., brother of Charles
O'Connor, Esq. of Belanagare.

II. Mary, m. Joseph I'lunkett, Esq. of Castle Plunkett, co.

III. Sabina.

Roderic O'Connor, of Ballycahir, eldest son of Major Owen
O'Connor, m. Mary, dau. of John Fallon, Esq. of Cloonagh,
<o. Roscommon, one of the descendants of tlie O'Fallons,
formerly chiefs of a territory called " O'Fallons" Country," and
Elizabeth Irwin his wife, and d. at Ballycahir, 7 Feb. 1731,
leaving issue, three sons and two daus.,

I. Bernard, rf. umn.

II. Thomas, his eventual heir.

III. Patrick, d. unm.

I. Jane, m. Andrew Browne, Esq. of Mount Hazel, co. Gal-
way, and had issue,

1 Nicholas, m. Ellen, dau. of Sir Thomas Burke, 1st Bart,
of Marble Hill, and was father of Andrew Browne, Krq.,
of Mount Hazel, whose only child, Eliza, is wife of
Edward MacEvoy, Esq. of Tobertynan, co. Meath, and
Mount Hazel, co. Galway, late M.P. for Meath (see tha'.

2 Andrew, m. Mary, dau. of M. Blake, Esq. of Ballinafad,
CO. Mayo, and had, with other issue, the late Lieut. -Gen.
Andrew Browne, C.B., 44th Regt., who m. Victoiia, dau.
of Maurice Blake, Esq. of Ballinafad, and widow ol Thomas
French, Esq., and d. 8 April, 1883, leaving an only child,
Mary Maud, m. H. O'Connor Heachy, Esq.

3 Roderic. who m. his cousin, Maria, dau. of Thomas
O'Connor, Esq. ot New Garden, co. Galway.

4 Bernard, ot Mount Bernard, who d. imm.

1 Mary, who m. Edward Martin, Esq. of Tullyra Castle.

2 Jane, tmni.

II. Elizabeth.

Thomas O'Connor, Esq. of Xewgarden, 2nd son of Roderic,
of Ballycahir, m. Margaret, dau. of Peter O'Flanagan, of the
ancient family of Clancathal, and Maria Daly, of Braughel
Castle, his wife, and (/. 2 Aug. 1832, leaving issue,

I. Roderic, of Rathmue and Clunygrassin, co. Roscommon,
m. 1833, Mary Anne, dau. of Rev. William Bell Moises,
M. A., Vicar of Felton, co. Northumberland, and Awthorne,
CO. York, by Mary, his wife, dau. of John Orde, Esq. of
Weetwood, Northumberland, and niece of Julian Anne,
Countess of Roden, and d. Nov. 1879, leaving by her (who
d. Oct. 1884),

I Thomas Roderick, of Rathmue and Clunygra.ssin, co.

Roscommon, and of Dalton, co. Northumberland, 6. 4

May, 1849.
1 Julian Anne. 2 Emily, deceased.

II. Patrick.

I. Maria. ii. Jane. iii. Fanny.

The 2nd son,

Patrick O'Connor, Esq. of Dundermott, J. P., High Sheriff
1854, m. 2 July, 1832, Jane, 2nd dau. of Christopher French,
Esq. of Frenchlawn, co. Roscommon, J. P. by Harriethis wife,
dau. of Joseph McDonnell, Esq. of Caranacon, co. Mayo, and
had issue,

Patrick Hpgh, of Dundermott.

Roderic Thomas, b. 16 May, 1839: d. IS58.

Nicholas Roderick, now of Dundermott.

Mr. O'Connor d. 23 Oct. 1860, and was s. by his eldest son,

Patrick Hugh O'Conor, Esq. of Dundermott, co. Ros-
common, J. P. and D.L., High Sheriff ISOO, d. unm. 31 May,
1877, and was s. by his brother, now of Dundermott.

Arms, Crest, and Motto — Same as O'Conoe Don.
Motto — Dundermott, near Ballymoe.


O'Co'OB, Charles Mathe-w, Esq. of Mount
Druid, CO. Roscommon, J. P. and D.L., High Sheriff
1877, b. 3 Feb. 18-47 ; s. his father 1862.

Lineage. — -This branch of the illustrious House of
O'Conor comes next immediately after that of the Chief,
O'Conor Don.

Matthew O'Conor, Esq. of Mount Druid, Barrister-at-Law
(6th son of Denis O'Conor, Esq. of Belanagare, and brother of
Owen O'Connor, on wiioin the title of O'Conor Don devolved
in 1820), TO. Dec. 1S04, Priscilia Forbes, and by her (whod. 16
June, 1853), had issue,

I. Denis, of Mount Druid.

II. Arthui-, of The Palace, Elphin, co. Roscommon, J. P.,
High Sheriff 1857, ui. March, 1853, Katherine, dau. of
Maurice Blake. Esq. of Ballinafad, co. Mayo, and d. 1870,
having had issue, ,

1 Arthur Mathew, J. P., of The Palace, Elphin, 6. 8 June,

2 Charles Matthew, b. 1859. 3 Maurice Matthew.
I May. 2 Ann.

I. Margaret, m. 1840, William Murphy, Esq. of Kilbrew, co.
Meath, and Mount Merrion, co. Dublin.

II. PrisciUa, m. 1st, 1b45, John Chester, Esq. of Kilsarine,
CO. Louth, and 2ndly, 185 J, Edward Howley, Esq. of Bclleek
Castle, CO. Mayo.

Mr. O'Conor d. 8 May, 1844, and was .«. by his son,

Denis O'Conor, Esq. of Mount Druid, co. Roscommon, J. P.
and D.L., High Sheriff 1830, b. 12 M.ay, 1808; Jii. 31 May, 1841,
Margaret Emily, eldest dau. of the late Nicholas Mahon Power,
Esq. M.P., of Faithlegg House, co. Waterford, and d. 1862,
leaving issue,





I. Charles Mathew, now of Mount Druid.

II. Owen Denis, b. 24 Aug. 1851.

III. Denis A., b. 3 Sept. 1853.

I. Gerti-ude Marj-, in. 15 June, 1876, Hon. Charles Nugent,
3rtl son of Anthony, 9Ch Earl of Westmeath.

II. Eva.

Arms, Crest, and Motto— Same as O'Cosor Don.
.Scot— Mount Druid, Castlerea, co. Koscommon.


O'CoxoE, Edmoxd, Esq. of Charleville, co. Louth,
J.P., Lioiit. 6tli Batt. Eoyal Irish Rifles, b. 11 April,
1868, m. 23 April, 1891, Maud, eld. dau. of Daniel
James O'Connell, Esq. of Grenagh, co. Kerry, and
Frances, his wife, dau. of Denis Shine Lawlcr, Esq.
of Castle Lough, and has issue,

Richard Daniel, b. 6 March, 1892.

Edmond Henry, 6. 12 Jul?, 1893.

Liiiieag°e. — John O'Conor, "Failghe," the last who bore
that distinctive title, m. Emily, dau. of Brian O'Ueilly, third
son of Colonel John O'Reilly, M.P. for Conlyn, co. Cavan, hy
■whom he had issue,

I. Patrick (Sir), of whom presently.

I. Margaret, ra. 1775, her first cousin, Dowell O'Reilly, Esq.
of Heath House, Queen's Co., and d. the year of her
marriage. Her husband m. Elizabetli Knox, and was
ancestor of the O'Heillts of Heath House.

II. Anna Maria, m. 1777, her first cousin Mathew O'Reilly of
Knock Abbey, (who m. 2ndly 1789, Margaret Dowdall, and
had ifsue, 'William, b. 1792, s. 1841, to Knock Abbey on the
death of his half-brother Mathew, and d. 1844, and was s.
by his son, Myles, now of Knock Abbey), and had issue,

1 Matthew, of Knock Abbey, 6. 1779, m. 1830, Susan, dau.
of the Hon. George de la Foer Beresford, and d. s. p.
1 Anna Maria, in. Richard Dease, Esq. and had issue,
I. Mathew O'Reilly, of Dee Farm (now ChaT'eville), co.
Louth, M.P., b. Islu and s. to a portion of the O'lteillj'
estates on the death of his uncle Mathew O'Reilly of
Knock Abbey, in 1841 and d. s. p. 1887, having be-
queathed them together with a large personality to go
towai'ds paying the National Debt. The personality
was devoted to this object, but the estates passed by
an entail made in 1777 on the marriage of Anna Maria
O'Conor and Mathew O'Reilly {see above) to Edmund
O'CoNOR, now of Charleville.
The only son,

Sir Patrick O'Conor (son of John O'Conor, " Failghe ") m.
and left issue,

I. Richard (Sir), Rear-Admiral, K.C.B., b. 1785, m. 1816
Hannagh, dau. and co-heiress of John Ross, Esq. (a
director of the East India Company) of Carshalton, Surrey,
and had issue,

1 Edmund Nagle Therry Ross, Capt. H.E.I.C.S., &. 1823,
0.. s. p. 1855.

2 John Ross, Lieut. 16th Lancers, b. 1819, d. s. p. 1845.

3 John, Capt. 6th Dragoons (Inniskilllngs) d. unm. at
Berne, 1857.

1 Elise Ross, ra. 1834, Conrad Rudolf Count de AVatteville
de Loins, and had issue, Fritz Conrad, b. 1837; Richard,
6. 1839, killed at the battle of Custozza, 1866 ; Giovanni,
6. 1846, and Adele, m. 1869, Tommazo Count Michiel,
Equerry to H.M. King Victor Emmanuel, and has a son,
Maximillian, b. 1872.

2 Ellen Ross, d. unm. in Venice, 1882.

3 Emily Clunes Eoss, ra. 1855 Sir Maurice O'Connell,

II. Patrick, of whom presently.

I. Louisa, m. Henry O'Brien, Esq. of Kilcor, and had issue,
Cornelius Last O'Brien of Kilcor, and Margaret, to. William
Coppinger (and had issue, John, Col. V. S. Army, m. Alice,
dau. of Senator Blaine, Secretary of State, U.S.A., and has
issue, Blaine and Connor).
The younger son,

Patrick O'Conor, b. 1784 ; in. 1819, Margaret, dau. and co-
heiress (twin with her sister, Hannagh, Lady O'Conor), of John
Eoss, Esq. of Carshalton, and had issue,
I. Ri

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