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native of Kerry, was, for his faith, martyred by a company of English
soldiers, at Lislaghtan.

O'HAEA* BUIDHE. (No. 1.)

Chiefs of Leyney, County Sligo.

Arms : A dcmi lion ramp, holding in the dexter paw a chaplet of laurel. Crest : A
hawk's head hetw. two wings. Motto : Try.

CORMAC Galengjt brother of Conla who is No. 87 on the O'Carroll (Ely)
pedigree, was the ancestor of Oli-Eadhradh ; anglicised CHara and

87. Cormac Galeng : son of Teige.

88. Lughaidh (or Luy) : his son.
This Lughaidh was the ancestor of
Mu'mtir-Cormac ; of Muintir Dul-
chonia ( '' dul : " Irish, a snare,
" canta," to sjyeaJ: ; Lat. *' cano,"
to sing), anglicised " Delahunty,"
"Delahunt," "Hunt," and " De-
la-Hunt." This Lughaidh had two
brothers — 1. Galinan, who was an-
cestor of O'Casey ; and of Muintir
Owen (of the county Galway), angli-
cised Owens; 2. Brocan, who was the
ancestor of O'Duana.

89. Niacorb (meaning " the gilded
chariot") : son of Lughaidh.

90. Artcorb : his son.

91. Fiochar : his son.

92. Fidhghe : his son.

93. Natfraoch : his son.

94. Breannan : his son.

95. Fionnbar : his son.

96. Dermod : his son.

97. Taithleach ( " taithleach : "
Irish, handsome) : his son.

98. Ceannfaola : his son.

99. Taithlioch (2): his son.

100. Flaithna : his son.

101. Beice : his son.

102. Eadhradh (" eidir :" Irish,
hetiveen, and " tu," you) : his son ;
a quo O'h-Eadhradh. This Eadh-
radh had a younger brother named
Saorgus, who was the ancestor of

103. Magnus : his son.

* O'Eara : Sir Charles O'Hara, Baron Tyrawley, an officer distingushed in the War
of the Spanish Succession, was bom in the county of Mayo, in 1640 ; he was raised to
the peerage in 1706. In the following year he commanded the left wing of the allied
army at the hattle of Almanza, 25th April, 1707 (N.S.), and remained in the Peninsula
until the conclusion of the war. On his return to Ireland he took his seat in the House
of Lords. He was for some time Commander-in-chief of the Army in Ireland. He died
8th June, 1724, aged 84, and was buried in St. Mary's Church, Dublin. His son James,
second Baron Tyrawley (bom 1690, died 1774), was created Baron of Kilmaine in 1721,
for eminent military services. He attained the rank of General, filled several impor-
tant diplomatic posts, and was Governor of Minorca.

t Galeng : From this Cormac Galeng the barony of " Gallen, ' in the county
Mayo, is so caUed. i

HAP. I.] O'flA.


OHA. 2:

104. Moroch : his son.

105. Donal: his son.
lOG. Murtagh : his son.

107. Taithlioch, of Ormoud : his

108. Aodh (or Hugh) : his son.

109. Conor Gud ("guda;" Irish,
gudgeon) ; his son ; a quo


110. Hugh O'Hara: his son; the
rst who assumed this


'his Hugh had three sons — 1.
)ermod, who was ancestor of O'Hara
uidhe [boy] ; 2. Artriabhach (or
Lithur the grey-haired), ancestor of
yRara reagh ; and 3. Cuconnaght,
T-ho, some say, was the ancestor of
^Hara of the Route.
111. Dermod : the eldest son of

Hugh ; had a brother named Art-

112. Arthur : his son.

113. Donal : his son.

114. Fergal : his son.

115. Teige : his son ; who was
the ancestor of O'Hara, of the

116. John Buidhe : his son ; had a
brother named Melaghlinf.

117. Roger : his son.

118. (We could not make out this

119. OlioU: son of No. 118.

1 20. Cian : his son.

121. Cormac : his son.

122. Teige : his son.

123. Teige Oge O'Hara Buidhe
[boy] : his son.

The O'Haras were Chiefs of Luighne, an extensive territory in the
ounty of Sligo, which gave name to the present barony of Leyney, in the
ounty Sligo ; but it is to be observed that ancient Luighne was much
lore extensive, comprising the whole country within the diocese of
Lchonry. It was also known by the name of Gailenga, and these were
he tribes of the race of Cormac Gaileng between whom the country was
ivided ; which names are preserved in the baronies of Leyney, in Sligo,
,nd Gallan, in the county of Mayo. The O'Haras are styled by O'Dugan ;

"The Kings of Luighne of the blade-armed warriors."

n A.D. 1063. Conaing O'Hara, lecturer at Clonmacnoise, died.

1147. Durcan O'Hara, a sub-chief of Leyney, died.

1157. Connor O'Hara, tanist of Leyney, and Teige MacMurtogh
O'Hara, were slain ; Donough O'Hara flourished.

1183. Bee O'Hara, lord of North Conacht, was murdered by
Conor Dermody, in his own house at Loch MacFera-

1225. Duarcan O'Hara, Teige O'Hara, and Edina, the daughter
of Dermod, son of Donal O'Hara, died.

1231. Conor Gud O'Hara, died. This Conor had a son, Hugh,
whose third son (see Stem above) was ancestor of
O'Hara of the Ruta or Routes, in the county of Antrim,
who had his chief seat at Crebilly. This Dalriadian
branch of the North Conacht O'Haras, removed to the
county of Antrim, with the Red Earl of Ulster, in the
beginning of the 14th century.

* O'Guda : This name has been anglicised Good, Dudgeon and Gudgeon; and is now
1887) represented by Henry Good of Aglish, Muscry, co. Cork.

t Melafjhlin : According to some genealogists, this IMelaghlin was the ancestor of
J Hara, of the Route.


1234. Donogh, son of Duarcan O'Hara, slew Hugh, lord oi
Leyney, and assumed the government of the territory ;
but he was taken prisoner soon afterwards by Teige
O'Connor, and slain, on his way to a place of confine-
ment, by the son of Hugh.

12G1. Cathal O'Hara and five of his people were slain by a party
under the De Bermingham, in the church of St. Feichin,
at Ballisodare ; and Donal O'Hara plundered the
Berminghams in revenge, and slew Sefin De Berming-
ham, the chief's son, with the bell which he (Sefin) stole
from the church of Ballisodare.

12G6. Ballisodare and Carbury of DrumclifF were plundered by
the English.

1278. Brian O'Dowd and Art na-Capall O'Hara, defeated the
Berminghams, and slew Conor Roe Bermingham, and
the two sons of Myles Mor de Bermingham.

1298. Donogh, son of Donal O'Hara, a distinguished chief, was
slain by his own kinsman, Brian Carrach.

1303. A religious house of some sort was founded on the borders
of the lake of Ballymote by O'Hara, lord of Leyney.

1314. Manus MacDonal O'Hara was slain by Manus Mac William

1316. Art O'Hara, lord of Leyney, was slain at the battle oi
Athenry, fought on the 10th of August.

1340. Bory, son of Manus O'Hara, died.

. Murrogh, son of Mulloy O'Hara, abbot of Boyle, and

bishop elect of Leyney, died.

1396. The bishop O'Hara died. •

1409. Brian, son of John O'Hara, bishop of Achonry, died.

1410. Donal, son of Cormac O'Hara, heir to the lordship ol

Leyney, died.

1420. Teige, son of Fergal O'Hara, tanist of Leyney, died.

14 — . O'Hara Roe, bishop of Achonry, died.

1435. Donal, son of Fergal Caech O'Hara, was slain.

1448. John Mac John O'Hara, heir to the lordship of Leyney,
was slain.

1537. O'Hara Riabhach was taken prisoner by O'Donnell.

1560. Teige Buidhe O'Hara, lord of Leyney, was killed by
Cathal Oge O'Connor, " and there had never been in
Conacht, of the race of Cormac Gaileng, a more hospi-
table man than he."

1582. Felix O'Hara, a Franciscan friar, was hanged and quartered
by the English, on account of his faith.

1596. The two O'Haras, lords of East and West Leyney, joined

the camp of O'Donnell and Theobald Burke, on the

banks of the river Robe (a quo Ballinrobe), county oi


This family maintained an independent position down to the time

Oliver Cromwell.

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o'ha. 213

The O'Haras had castles at Castlelough, Memlough, and other parts of

In the times of Anne and George I., King and Queen of England, this
.mily received the titles of Barons of Tirawley and Kilmaine, in the county
: Mayo. — See note, p. 210.

The following are the names of the "O'Haras," who were Lords of
eyney, from a.d. 1023 to 1560.

Donal, slain, 1023.
Duarcan, killed, 1059.
Brian, d. 1067.
Tiachleach, d. 1095.
Tiachleach, twn5, 1134.
Murrogh, killed, 1134,
Hugh, d. 1155.
Eory, slain, 1157.
Donal, d. 1177.
Bee, slain, 1183.
Conor Gud, d. 1231.
Hugh, slain, 1238.
Donogh, slain, 1238.
MacHugh, V. 1240.

Dermod, d. 1250.
Donal, slain, 1266.
Art na-Capall, v. 1278.
Donal, d. 1294.
Donogh, slain, 1298.
Art, slain, 1316.
Fergal, slain, 1323.
Donal, d. 1358.
Cormac, d. 1365.
Fergal, d. 1390.
John, V. 1420.

, d. 1449.

O'Hara Riabhach, v. 1537.
Teige Buidhe, slain, 1560.

O'HARA REAGH. (No. 2.)

.RTHUR Reagh (or Art riabhach), brother of Dermod who is No. Ill on
le " O'Hara" (No. 1) pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Hara Reagh (or
the grey-haired)."

111. Arthur Reagh O'Hara : second
)n of Hugh.

112. John: his son.

113. John Oge: his son.

114. Donoch: his son.

115. William: his son.

116. Arthur (2) : his son.

117. Core Caisiol* (" caiseal :"


Irish, a buhvarJc): his son; a
O'Caiseil, anglicised Cassell

118. Felim: his son.

119. Dermod : his son.

120. Dermod Reagh O'HaraReagh:
his son.

* Caisiol : This word is compounded of the old Irish cas, "a house" (Lat., Ital.,
od Span, casa), and iol or aoil, Irish, *' lime ;" so that caisiol signifies " a building
; stone and lime mortar." Whence the house or court of the Kings of Cashel was
illed Caisiol, at least as early as St. Patrick's time : a fact which proves that the
Id Irish knew and practised the art of building with stone and lime mortar, before
16 introduction of Christianity into Ireland.

According to Giraldm Cambrensis, the Castle of Pembroke was, by Arnulphus
e Montgomery (son of the great earl of Shropshire, and son-in-law of Mortogh Mor
>'Brien, King of Ireland, who died a.d. 1119), built with sods or twigs lined about
nth sods of earth : *' ex virgis et cespite tenui." It would therefore appear that the
English people at that time knew nothing of the art of building with stone and
lortar; "since," says Dr. O'Brien, "so great and opulent a man as Arnulphus did
ot put it in practice with regard to his Castle of Pembroke ; which was the more

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O'HAEA. (No. 3.)
Oj the Route, co. Antrim.

Teige O'Hara, who is No. 115 on the " O'Hara" (No. 1) pedigree, was the
ancestor of O'Hara of the Eoute.
115. Teige; son of Ferora]

116. Melaghlin:

his son ; had
four brothers — 1. John Buidhe (an-
cestor of O'Hara Buidhe) ; 2. (!^or-
mac; 3. Manus, and 4. Brian.
117. Manus : son of Melaghlin.

118. Cormac : his son.

119. Eory Ballach : his son.

120. John : his son.

121. Cathal (or Charles) O'Hara,
of the Eoute : his son.

O'HAEA. (No. 4.)

Of CrehiUy, County Antrim.

Armorial Bearivgs , Same as those of '* O'Hara/' of O'Hara Brook, co. Antrim,
namely — A rms : Vert on a pale radiant or. , a lion ramp. sa. Crest : A demi lion
ramp, pean, holding betw. his paws a chaplet of oak leaves vert, acorned ppr.

Eory-Ballach of Dundromart, co. Antrim, Esq., who is No. 119 on the
" O'Hara" No. 3 (of the Eoute) pedigree had :

120. John (or Shane) O'Hara.

121. Cathall* (Cahall or Charles)
O'Hara (d. 1639), of the Eoute and

of ''Craigbilly" (or Crebillj), co.
Antrim : son of John. This Cathal
m. Margaret, dau. of "Dool Oge"
MacDutiy, co. Antrim, and had two
sons and five dauojhters. One of

the daughters, Grace, m. Arthui
O'Neill of Shane's Castle ; anothei
daughter, Sheela, m. Phelim Dubl
O'Neill : both of these two husbands
were brothers of Sir Henry O'Neill
and sons of Shane, son of Briai
O'Neill. The two sons were—
1. Cormack, 2. Sorley.

necessary, as he designed it for the preservation of the conquest he had made of th'
county of Pembroke. As to the old Britons, so far were they ignorant of the art o
buildmg stone work, that when Ninian, who converted the southern Picts, built hi
church of stone and lime mortar, they called it Candida casa or ' white house ;" bein^
the first structure of the kind, as Bede observes, that was seen in Britain."

* ^ Cathal .-During the reigns of the Stewart Kings of England, there were frequen
mvestigations into property tenures. These investigations are termed Jnguisitio/m
The originals of these are preserved in the Record Office, Dublin. A calendar of sucl
as referred to Ulster was published by the Record Ctrnmissioners ; the publicatioi
was called Inquiiitioues Ultonice. One of these Inquisitions taken in Carrickfergus, oi
the 15th August, 1640, of which the following is a translation from the original Latin
finds that :

" Cahall O'Hara was seized in fee of the manor, castle, town, and land of Crebilly.
Gannanaghmagherky, Ballykeele, Tannagoe, Ballynemarlagh, Bally nelessan, Bally
crankill, BallytuUagh, Ballydcnevaddin, Ballydirban, Crossneslerny, Grannagh, Slate
TuUaghgarley, Ballyoffey, Ballygregagh, Bally . . . Kildoney, and a water miU
Aghecleach, Semnenerne, Grenagh, Killgad, Tawnaghbrack, parcels of the manor
Crebilly, and two fairs at the town of Crebilly foresaid.—

" In Ballymicknilly 120 acres, Ballynegathel 120 acres, Moyawer 60 acres . .
60 acres, Clontefenan 60 acres, Ballyviely 60 acres, in Loghgile otherwise TuUelosw
and Dromheilen 30 acres, and Leganlie and Coikee 30 acres, all m hich last mentionec
premises lie in the Tuagh (district) of Loghgyle within the barony of Dunluce. Bein^

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o'ha. 215

I. Cormac, of whom presently.

II. Sorley (or " Surrell"), who m.
Mary, dau. of John, son of
Brian O'Neill (? sister of his
brothers-in-law), and had three
sons : — 1. Owen, 2. Hugh, 3.
Ceallach, of whom hereafter.

122. Cormack : elder son of Cathal ;
m. Margaret, dau. of Thomas Walsh
of Curnemony (? Carnmony), and

123. Teige, who was living in 1689.
This Teige m. and had four sons :

I. John, who m. Miss Eowe, and
d.s.p. ; left estates to the Rowes,

who sold their claim to Oliver
and Henry O'Hara, on behalf of
their nephew Henry, son of
their second brother Charles.

II. Charles : second son of Teige ;
of whom presently.

III. Oliver, who d. s. p., left per-
sonal estate to his nephew
Bernard O'Neill of Lemiuary,
who was ultimately sold out.

lY. Henry, of Claggin, who m.
Margaret Jameison, and had
two sons, 1. Henry, 2. Oliver :
I. Henry ; the elder son of
Henry of Claggin; m., first,

so seized, said Cahall, on the 20th of October, in the 8th year ot the present reign by
his deed granted the premises to Arthur . . . Gilladuffe O'Cahan, of Doaesevericke
(Dunseverick), John Oge Stewart, of G-lenarm, and James McGorry McHenry, of
Lochan, and their heirs, for a certain use mentioned in said deed. Foresaid Cahall
O'Hara by another deed bearing date 11th August, 1638, demised to Cahall O'Hara, of
Slate, his executors and assigns the office of Seneschal of Court Leet and Court Baron
of foresaid manor, along with the rents of a fair and market, for the term of 99 years,
as by deed appears, the tenor of which follows in the original.

" Charles the present King, by his letters patent bearing date 1st of December, in
the 9th year of his reign, granted to foresaid Cahall to alienate the premises mentioned
in the original.

''Foresaid Cahall by his deed dated 27th August, 1623, to Donal Boy O'Hara, of
Loghgyle, his executors and assigns, one-half of the townland called by the name of
Quarter .... &c., for a term of 41 years, as by the said deed, the tenor of which
follows in the original appears.

" Foresaid Cahall Hara, by another deed, dated 3rd February, 1631, demised to
Patrick McDonogh Boy O'Hara, his executors and assigns, parcels of the foresaid as by
his deed the tenor of which follows in the original appears.

" Foresaid Cahall O'Hara, by his deed bearing date 14th April, 1638, granted to
Teige O'Hara, his executors and assigns, the saidtownlands of Ballytullygarley, Bally-
crankiil, Ballynelessane, Ballylissecossane, Ballytulleghenesane, Ballecaruenck ...
. . . Ballybregagh, and . . . , , as by his deed, the tenor of which follows
in the original, appears.

•' Foresaid Cahall O'Hara died on the 22nd of March, 1639, Teige O'Hara is his
great-grandson and heir, and foresaid Teige then was of full age and married. Fore-
said are held of the King by Knights' service."

In reference to this Inquisition the reader will observe that the spelling of the
townlands is very quaint, having been written by English law clerks, who did not know
how to spell the Irish words. The mark .... indicates where in the original Inquisi-
tion the word or words are illegible. The first set of townlands mentioned are in the
Crebilly manor, and most of the present names which those townlands bear occur
in Laverty's, Vol. III. , of Down and Conor.

The second set of townlands are in the manor of Loughguile which was sold under
the provisions of an Act of Parliament early in last century to a Mr. McCartney,
ancestor of Lord McCartney, who was ambassador to China. The modern names of
the townlands in the Loughguile estate are Ballynagashel, Bally veeley, Clontyfinnaa,
Moyaver, Corkey, Loughguile, Bally bradden and TuUy.

Acres in the Inquisition is most misleading, as it is only a sort of approximation
of extent ; frequently what is entered in an Inquisition as 30 acres, will really be 200

" Carrickfergus, 15th August, 1640, Teige O'Hara, of Crebilly, was seized in fee of
lie townland of Clontyfenane, the half townland of Balleville, Ballauraddau, otherwise

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O'HA. [part III.

Charity Chichester; and, se-
condly, Anne Magennis, and
had two sons — 1. Alexander,
2. Henry :

I. Alexanderm. Emma Jones,
and had Henry :

I. Henry m. Letitia Jones,
and had Henry-Jones
O'Hara :

I. Henry-Jones O'Hara,
d. s. p. at Torquay.
His remains were re-
moved to the family
vault in the graveyard
of Kells Abbey, co.
Antrim ; where a
monument* was in
1854 erected to his
memory. This branch
is now extinct.

II. Henry : second son of
Henry : no issue recorded.

II. Oliver : second son of Henry,
of Claggin; married Honoria
McManus, and had — 1. Hester,
2. John, 3. Henry, 4. Rawdon :

I. Hester, the last of her branch,
died in advanced age, after
1854; it was this Hester
who erected the monument
above mentioned (see Note
" Monument," infra.)

II. John, a lieutenant in the
68th regiment of the line,
d. s. p. in the West Indies.

III. Henry, an adjutant in the
East India Co.'s Service,
d. s. p. in the East Indies.

IV. Eawdon : the fourth child
of Oliver ; also an adjutant
in the East India Co.'s Ser-
vice, fell at Kolwaga. This
branch of the family is also

Eenlec, and Tullymaccavill, in the barony of Dunluce. containing 60 messuages, 60 tofts,
60 gardens, 600 acres of arable land. 600 acres of pasture, 120 acres of meadow, 300
acres of moor, 300 acres of marsh, and 300 acres of underwood. So being seized raised
a fine in the loth year of the present reign, to Cahall O'Hara, of Slatte, and Tyrell
O'Hara, of Townebrack (Tawnabrack), and their heirs in perpetuity. Foresaid are
held of the King by Knights' service."

This Inquisition refers to the Loughguile estate, and refers evidently to a trust

* Monvment : The following is a copy of an inscription on a monument in the
graveyard of Kells Abbey, co. Antrim : —

•* This monument is erected in the year of onr Lord 1854, by Hester O'Hara,
daughter of Oliver O'Hara, and his wife. Honoria McManus, the only lineal survivor
of the ancient family of O'Hara, of the Route and Crebill5\ Her ancestors have been
interred in this vault for several generations ; and previously at Loughguile, near
where the ancient residence stood. Amons: these ancestors have been her grandfather,
Henry O'Hara, of Claggin, youngest son of Teige O'Hara, of the Route and Crebilly,
and heir presumptive of his nephew, Henry Hutchinson O'Hara, of Crebilly. Her
grandmother, Margaret Jameison ; their son, Henry O'Hara, his first wife. Charity
Chichester, and his widow, Ann Magennis, their son, Oliver O'Hara, his widow,
Honoria McManus, also Mary O'Hara, alias O'Neill, widow of their grandson, Henry
O'Hara, buried in Wexford, their grandson, Alexander O'Hara, and his wife, Emma
Jones, their great-grandson, Henry O'Hara, and his widow, Letitia Jones, and Henry
Jones O'Hara, son of said Henry and Letitia, who died at Torquay, and whose remains
were removed hither for interment.

" John, Henry, and Rawdon O'Hara were grandsons of Henry O'Hara, of Claggin,
and brothers to Hester O'Hara, who erected this monument. The first of tbem a
Heutenant in the 68th regiment of the line, died in the West Indies ; the second, adjutant
in the East India service, died in the East Indies ; the third an adjutant in the same
service fell at Kolwaga. Marcus, great-grandson of the same Henry, fell at the
storming of St, Sebastian.

" Verily, verily, I say, &c John, v. 25."

This] inscription is a curiosity of literary composition ; it seems to have been
written by Hester O'Hara when she had arrived at senility.

CHAP. I.] o'hA.




124. Charles : second son of Teige,
m. and had :

125. Henry: who m. Mrs. Hamilton
(widow of — Hamilton, of Port-
glenone), daughter of Eight Rev.
Dr. Hutchinson, Bishop of Down and
Connor. That lady had by her
first marriage a son, Charles Hamil-
ton ; to Henry O'Hara she bore
Henry-Hutchinson O'Hara, who is
No. 126 on this pedigree.

126. Henry-Hutchinson O'Hara:
son of Henry ; succeeded his father
circa, 1745, and d. s. p. ; leaving by
his Will (dated A.D. 1759) the Cre-
billy and other estates to Charles
Hamilton's son, John Hamilton (i.e.
son of Charles Hamilton of Port-
glenone), thus passing by the
O'Haras of Claofgin, the descendants
of his (Henry-Hutchinson O'Hara's)
grand-uncle Henry, and the other
collateral branches, even leaving the
remainder to O'Hara, of O'Hara-
Brook, whose family name was Tate
(see O'Laverty's Down and Connor,
Vol. III., p. 427). Said John Hamil-
ton (b. circa 1755 or 1757) then
added " O'Hara" to his name. He
m. a young French Catholic lady,
Madeleine Collet. The marriage
ceremony was performed by the
Rev. Hugh O'Devlin, P.P., of
Ballymena, in the year 1787 ; but
as under the Penal Laws this mar-
riage was illegal — " O'Hara" being a
Protestant — they were re-married in
Dumfries, Scotland, according to
Scotch law. The issue by this mar-
riage was two sons who died without
issue. John Hamilton '' O'Hara"
repudiated this wife, and, in A.D.
1791, married Miss Jackson, dau. of
Right Hon. R. Jackson, niece of
Lord O'Neill, and sister-in-law of
the Right Rev. Dr. Alexander,
Protestant Bishop of Down and
Connor. This second wife of John
Hamilton "O'Hara," d. in 1802
without issue. In 1819, said Hamil-

ton " O'Hara" m. Miss Duffin, dau.
of Mr. Duffin, one of his tenants ;
she bore him two children — 1 . Henry-
Hutchinson - Hamilton " O'Hara,"
2. Mary-Hamilton "O'Hara."

John-Hamilton ''O'Hara" d. in
1822. After his death, his eldest
son by the first wife — his only wife
in fact — sought, on the strength of
the Scotch marriage, to eject by law
the son by the last marriage. The
case was tried in Carrickfergus on
the 26th July, 1825. He was not
successful: the representative of
Henry Hutchinson Hamilton
" O'Hara" obtained tjie verdict, and
he came into possession, when, in
1840, or thereabouts, he became of
age ; he d. s. p., and his sister (Mrs.
Genl. Wardlaw), was in 1885 in
possession of Crebilly Manor and

Commencing with Sorley (or
*' Surrell"), the second son of Cathal
O'Hara, who is No. 121 on this
family genealogy, the following is
the pedigree :

122. Sorley : second son of Cathal,
m. Mary, dau. of John, son of Brian
O'Neill, and had three sons — 1.
Owen, 2. Hugh, 3. Ceallach.

123. Owen m. and had Teige.

124. Teige m. and had Brian.

125. Brian m. and had Brian (or

126. Bernard, b. circa 1765. In
consequence of the troublous times
connected with the Irish Insurrec-
tion of 1798, with which he was
accused of being identified, this
Bernard retired to Scotland; he
afterwards returned to Ireland, and
settled at Saintfield, co. Down,
where he d. in 1845 ; he is buried
at Kilcairn, near Saintfield. He
was twice m. ; no issue by the
second marriage. His children by
the first marriage were — 1. Patrick,
2. John, 3. Mary, 4. Bridget :

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I. Patrick (b. 1793), of whom pre-

II. John.

III. Mary, who m. Mr. Hamilton.

IV. Bridget, who married Mr.

127. Patrick O'Hara (b. 1793):
son of Bernard; was twice m.,
first, to Margaret McGenniss, and