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mpied by an Anglo-Irish garrison. He then made terms, but seized the first oppor-
lity of driving out the garrison, and razing the fort. He was killed in a skirmish
kh the forces of the Lord Deputy, in May, 1597, and his head was impaled on Dublin
atle. The family estates were confirmed to his son Felim (or Phelim), by patent of
een Elizabeth, but he was ultimately deprived of them by the perjury and juggling
adventurers under James I. ; and although in 1628 acquitted of all the charges
mght against him, he was turned out upon the world a beggar. — Webb's Com,"
idium of Irish Biography.

Of this family also is Doctor John Augustus Byrne, of Dublin, living in 1887 ;

was born in 22 Wellington-quay, Dublin, on the 9th of April, 1827. Having re-

ved his preliminary education at Mr. Walsh's school in Bolton-street, Mr. O'Grady's

D'Olier-street, and from private tutors. Dr. Byrne entered Trinity College, and

-duatedB.A. andM.B. in 1848. In 1858 he became Assistant Master to the Rotunda

^ing-in-Hospital, under the Mastership of Dr. McClintock ; taking, in 1864, the

tloma of the College of Physicians. Doctor Byrne is Professor of Midwifery in the

<:holic University Medical School, and Gynaecological Surgeon to St. Vincent's

3 spital. He is a past President of the Dublin Obstetrical Society, Physician to the

^ ind Canal-street Dispensary, and Honorary Fellow of the San Francisco Obstetrical

^'iety. He has contributed a large number of papers to the Dublin Journal of

■i 'ileal Science and to the Medical Press. Doctor Byrne's mother was Anne, daughter

'V. Griffith, an extensive leather merchant, in his time, in Dublin. He is married

t <^ate, daughter of the late John Quinn, of Aubrey House, Shangannagh, and has

son and three daughters.

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exemption from the sins and frailties of human nature cannot be claime<
for the O'Byrnes ; but it can be pleaded in extenuation of their error*
that their virtues were many and their sufferings great. Numbers of th
O'Byrnes, in different generations, consecrated themselves to the service c
the Church, at the altar, and in the cloister ; some of them founded abbey
and generously maintained them. Their Faith was as warm in them a
the burning rays of the noonday sud, and as immovable as the base c
" The Golden Spears" which tower high in their beloved Wicklow ; an
proudly it can be proclaimed, that the mother of the great Saint Laurenc
O'Toole was an O'Byrne. At the present day, the descendants of tb
O'Byrne clan are, perhaps, more numerous than those of any other,
all events, they appear to be more concentrated, and to cHng moi
tenaciously to the historic county of their ancestors. The saying that
*' You will find a Byrne in every bush in Wicklow," can be easily unde
stood ; but it is strange and sad to think, that few of them have retaine
the distinctive prefix 0\ No clan has a more rigid right to it. Or
historian alludes to the name of the O'Byrnes as " heroic ;" surely, thi
who bear it should be proud of it, and all the O'Byrnes — those who (
trace their pedigree connectedly, and those who cannot, should keep befoi
their vision the noble example of their martyred forefathers. The oJ
spirit of clanship should bind them firmly together in love for kith and ki
and country. The past glories of our land should urge them to laboi
incessantly for her future greatness. Thank God, she is not now as she wj
in generations gone by, still she is sadly placed in many respects, and h«
children are bound by ties the tenderest, and obligations the most sacre
to make every effort that the precepts of rehgion, the principles of justi
the dictates of honour, and the chastened sympathies of exalted mini
can sanction for her elevation amidst the proudest nations of the eart
Ireland is a country of beauty, fruitfulness, and holiness. The O'Bym
of the past loved her with all the intensity of their impassioned souls,
proof of their faithfulness to God and their country, they hesitated not
pour out their blood in crimson streams. The same sacrifices are not nc
required from their descendants, but the latter should be guided ai
governed by the characteristic instincts of their great race, which won
infallibly teach them, that their first and highest aspiration should be
live and die for God and Ireland.

MoROGH (or Murcha), who is No. 102 on the " O'Toole" pedigree, had
younger son Faolan, who was the ancestor of 0' Brain; anglicised O'JByri
Byrne, Byron, Brain, etc.

103. Faolan, the 18th Christian
King of Leinster : son of Morogh.

104. Eory : his son; the 23rd
King whose brother Bran was the
28th King.

105. Diarmaid : his son ; had a
brother Eoderickwho was the 29th

106. Muregan (or Morogh) : his

son, the 35th King ; whose s
Donal was the 37th King ; and s
Cearbhall, the 38th King.

107. Maolmordha : his son ;
Joan, dau. of O'Neill, Prince

108. Bran Fionn ("bran:" Iri.
imjjetuous as a mountain torra
" lionn," fair-haired) : his son ; t


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ir2nd King ; a quo 0^ Brain ; m. the
lau. of O'Sullivan Beara.

109. Morogh, the 45th King : his
on ; m. the dau. of O'Mahony of

110. Maolmordha: his son ;
he 51st King j had a brother

111. Bran, the 54th King; son of
diaolmordha ; taken prisoner in
•attic by the Danes of Dublin, who
lut out his eyes, and afterwards put
lim to death.

112. Donoch na Soigheadh ("soig-
i.ead" or " saighead :" Irish, a dart,
n arroio ; Lat. " sagit-ta") : his
on ; was the first of the family who
ssumed this sirname.

113. Donoch M(5r : his son.

114. Donal na Scath ("scath:"
rish, a shadow) : his son.

115. Dunlang Dubhchlarana
' dubhchlarana :" Irish, a small,
ark person) : his son.

116. Olioll an Fiobhbha (" fiobh-
ha :" Irish, a icood : his son ; had a
rother named Angar.

,117. Moroch M6r : his son.
ill 8. Donoch : his son. Had two
rothers — 1. Melachlin; 2. Dalbh,
quo Gabhail Dailbh.

119. Ranal: son of Donoch ; a quo
■abhail Raighnaill ; had a brother
amed Lorcan.

120. Philip : son of Ranal.

121. Lorcan: his son.

122. Ranal : his son.
1123. Connor : his son.

124. Donal Glas : his son.

125. Hugh : his son.

126. Shane (or John) : his son.

127. Redmond : his son.

128. John : his son.

129. Hugh : his son; d. 1579.

130. Fiacha (or Feagh) : his son.

Defeated Lord Grey de Wilton, at
Glendalough, in 1580; and in
1597 was killed by the English
soldiers, under Sir AV. Russell.
Had a brother John, who com-
manded a military contingent from
Wicklow, in aid of the O'Neill,
Prince of Tyrone, against the
English army in Ireland, temp.
Queen Elizabeth ; two other bro-
thers— 1. Connell, 2. Charles, both
of whom were slain in battle ; and
a sister Esibel. Was tmce married:
first wife was a Miss O'Byrne ;
second wife, Rose, dau. of Luke
O'Toole of Fercoulen and Castle-
pevir. Had three sons and two
daughters : the sons were — 1 .
Phelim; 2. Raymond, a J.P. for
Wicklow ; living in 1625 ; buried at
Killevany Castle, shown on the
Ordnance Map as "Raymond's
Castle." 3. Tirloch, who, attempt-
ing to betray* his father, was by
him delivered to the English, and
executed in Dublin. One of the
daughters was married to Rory Oge
O'Moore; the other to Walter
Reagh Fitzgerald.

131. Phelim : eldest son of Fiacha.
Submitted to Queen Elizabeth, in
1600, who granted him lands in the
CO. Wicklow. Will is in the Probate
Office, Dublin ; it is dated from
Clonmore, 1632. He was M.P. for
Wicklow in 1613; in prison in
Dublin, 1628 ; and d. at Clonmore,
in 1632. Married Winifred M.
Toole, and had nine sons and
one daughter : the sons were — 1.
Brian, who was committed to
Dublin Castle, 1625; was at Meeting
of the Confederate CathoHcs in
Kilkenny in 1641; and is mentioned
in Cromwell's Denunciation, 1652.

* Betray : By some members of this family this assertion has been strenuously

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2. IVilliam, ancestor of Brain* in
England. 3. Hugh, a Colonel of
the Confederate Catholics, 1641 ;
proclaimed a " Eebel," same year ;
living in 1652. 4. Gerald (or
Garrett), living in 1604. 5. James,
living in 1603. 6. Tirloch, living
in 1628, had three sons and one
daughter: the sons were — Henry,
Gregory, and Hugh; the daughter
was Mary, m. (according to the De
La Ponce MSS.) to Owen O'Rourke.
7. Feagh, alias Luke. 8. Cahir (slain
at Aughrim, co. Wicklow, 1657),
who had Hugh,! who had Charles,
who was living about 1697, and is
mentioned in the Lealhar Brannagh.
9. Colla. The daughter m. John
Wolverton, and d. in Connaught.

132. Brian: eldest son of Phelim
Had two sons — 1. John, who wa
a Colonel of the Confederate Cathc
lies, in 1641; 2. Hugh.

133. Hugh: second son of Brian.

134. William : his son.

135. John : his son.

136. Lawrence : his son ; migrate^
to America, in 1818.

137. Brian (2): his son.

138. Lawrence Byrne, of Pikevilh
near Baltimore, Maryland, Unite
States, America : his son ; living i

139. Richard MacSherry Byrne
his son. Had two brothers — J
Charles, 2. Bernard ; and two sistei
— 1. Anna, 2. Eliza : all living i

O'BYENE. (No. 2.)
Of Cabinteely, County Dublin.

Arms : Gn. a chev. between three dexter hands couped at the wi'ists, or.
A mermaid, in the dexter hand a mirror, in the sinister a comb, all ppr.
Certavi et Vici.


Ores, i

Motk ')

DUMHLAN DuBHCLUASACH, a younger brother of Donal na Scath, wl
is No. 114 on the (No. 1) " O'Byrne" (Lords of Ptanelagh) genealogy, wj
the ancestor of this branch of that family.

114. Dumb Ian Dubhcluasach
(" dubh :" Ivish, 2:)rodigious ; " cluas,"
the ear) : son of Donoch Mor
O'Byrne ; m. dau. of MacMuriough
and had :


115. Ughdar, who married tl
daughter of Magenis, and had :

116. Feagh na Fhiagh, who r
dau. of O'Brennan, and had si
sons, all of whom had issue.

* Brain : This sirname appears to be derived, by metathesis from " Brian
Unhappily, at that period and long afterwards, an Irishman might not, under his Iri
patronymic, expect favour or affection from the authorities m England or Irelan
Hence the changes, at the time, of many Irish sirnames ; and hence some members
the " O'Byrne" family, for instance, anglicised their names Byron, Brain, etc.

t Hugh : This Hugh had, besides Charles, two other sons — 1. James ; 2. Edmon
who was buried in Clonmore Church-yard, co. Carlow, in 1777, and who left thr
children— namely, Miurtogh, John, and Anne who married a Kyan, in the co. Carle
This James of Clonmore, but then of Ballyspellin, co. Kilkenny, son of Hugh, h;
four sons : 1. Pierre, 2. Edmond, 3. James, 4. Phelim. This Pierre had Margaret, yf

m. Meagher, and had Maryanue, who m. John Cosgrave, of Castlewood-aveni

Kathmines, co. Dublin.



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117. Dumhlan : the eldest son
)f Feagh na Fhiagh ; m. dau. of
3'Dunn, and had :

118. Donoch, who m. dau. of
O'Connor Faley, and had :

119. Gerald, who m. dau. of
3'Brien, of Ara, and had :

120. Moroch, who m. Ann, dau.
3f O'Brennan, of Iveagh, and had :

121. Philip, who m. Joanne, dau.
3f O'Dempsy, and had :

122. Brian Euadh, who m. dau. of
Morgan Kavanagh, and had :

123. Donoch, who m. dau. of
O'Toole, and had :

124. Bryan, who married dau. of
O'Moore, and had :

125. Teige Mor, who m. Mary
Kavanagh, and had :

126. Garrett, who married dau. of
O'Byrne, of Killiman, and had :

127. Teige Oge, who m. dau. of
O'Byrne, of Ballinakill, and had two
sons : 1 . Brian, 2 Donoch (or Denis).

128. Brian O'Byrne : the son of
Teige Oge ; m. Catherine, dau. of
Kavanagh, of Gorahill, and had
three sons and a daughter :

I. Teige (or Thady), of whom

II. Brian, who m. Margaret, dau.
of O'Byrne, of Rodran, and had
a daughter Margery, who died

III. Morough, who was killed in

I. The dau. m. a son of O'Byrne,
of Rodran.

129. Thady : eldest son of Brian ;
m. Mary, dau. of Dermod O'Byrne,
of Dunganstown, and had two sons
and a daughter :

I. Charles, of whom presently.

II. Thady, from whom descended
the O'Byrnes, of Killboy.

I. Honor, who d. unm.

130. Charles: the son of Thady;
whose estates were confiscated
under the Cromwellian Settlement ;
m. Grizel, dau. of O'Byrne, of Bal-

linacarbeg, and had three sons and

a dau.

I. Hugh, who removed to Dublin,
and afterwards returned to the
CO. Wickiow, where he pur-
chased landed property, and
resided in Ballinacarbeg up to
his death. This Hugh was
twice married : his first wife
was Catherine, great grand-
daughter of Richard Archbold,
Constable of Dublin Castle,
temp. Henry VII,, by whom
he had two sons and four
daus. :

I. George (d. 27th Dec, 1697),
who m. Amey, dau. of James
Bell, Esq., Surgeon-General
of Ireland, and had two sous
and two daughters : 1. Gre-
gory, who m. Mary, dau. of
Richard Butler, brewer of
Dublin, by whom he left no
surviving issue ; 2. William,
who d. s. p.; and 3. Eliza-
beth, who was heiress to her
brother, and who d. unm. in

II. Charles : the second son of
Hugh ; had (besides a dau.
who m. Bartholomew Had-
sor), an only son Emanuel,
who, being educated in
France, became a Friar of
the Order of St. Francis,
and had in " Confirmation"
taken the name of "Francis."
" Father Francis," generally
known as '* Father Huson,"
d. at Cornel's Court, Cabin-
teely, on the 30th August,
1743 ; having bequeathed to
his cousin all his rights,
title and interest in the
Ballinacarbeg estate.

Hugh's four daus. were :

I. Catherine.

II. Ann.

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II. John, of Ballinclough, in
the CO. Wicklow : second son of
Charles ; m. Cecilia, dau, of
Garrett O'Byrne, of Cualanarle,
and left three daughters :

I. Mary, who m. John Byrne,
a brewer, of Dublin.

II. Elinor, who m. Dudley
Keoghe, of Ballinclough.

III. Catherine, whom. James

III. Daniel, of whom presently.
I. Sarah, the daughter of Charles,

m. Turlogh Byrne.
131. Daniel Bijrnei third son of
Charles ; m. Anne, dau. of Eichard
Taylor, Esq., of the family of
Swords, and had four sons and two
daus. :

I. Gregory,* who inherited the
Lordships of Sheen and Tim-
ogue, and in 1671 was created
a Baronet.

II. John, of whom presently.

III. Walter, a Captain in the

Army of King James II. ; died
at St. Germain's; m. Dorcas
Crosby, and had a son who
went to sea, and a dau.

IV. Joseph, a Merchant in Dub-
lin, who was also a Captain in
the Army of King James II.,
and was killed at the battle of
Aughrim. This Joseph left
two daus. : the elder m. to a
Mr. Gibson, of London ; and
the younger, Elinor, m. twice,
but d. without issue.

The two daus. of Daniel Byrne
were :

I. Mary, whose first husband was
John "Walsh, Esq., of Old Con-
naught, by whom she had two
sons :

I. Edward.

II. John.

Her second husband was Sir
Luke Dowdall, Bart., by whom she
had three sons and two daus. :

III. Sir Daniel Dowdall, second

* Ch^egory : Sir Gregory BjTne, Bart,, of Timogue, was twice married : his first
wife was Penelope, daughter of Colonel Calwall, of Yorkshire, in England, by whom
he had (with younger children) :

I. Daniel (d.v. p.), who married Miss Warren, daughter of Warren, Esq.,

of Chorley, in Lancashire, and left a son :

I. John, who thus became heir to his grandfather, the said Sir Gregory ; and of
whom presently.

Sir Gregory's second wife was Alice Fleming, dau. of Randal, Lord Slane, and by
her had (with other children) a son :

I. Henry, of Oporto, who married Catherine, daughter of James Eustace, of
Yeomanstown, in the co. Kildare, and left an only child :

I. Catherine Xaveria Byrne (died July, 1779), who married George Bryan, Esq.,
and left a son :

I. George Bryan, Esq., of Jenkinstown, in the co. Kilkenny, who was the father
of the late George Bryan, of Jenkinstown, M.P. for said county.

Sir John By rue, of Timogue (the son of Daniel, son of Sir Gregory Byrne),
became the second Baronet ; he married Meriel, wddow of Fleetwood Leigh, Esq., of
Bank, and only daughter and heiress of Sir Francis Leicester, of Tabley, and had :

Sir Peter Byrne, of Timogue (died 1770), the third Baronet, who, under the Will
of his maternal grandfather, assumed in 1774, the sirname and Arms of Leicester.
He married Catherine, daughter and co-heir of Sir William Fleming, Bart., of Eydale,
in Westmorelandshire, England, and (with several other children) had a son and heir :

Sir John Fleming Leicester (died 1827), the fourth Baronet, who, on the 16th
July, 1826, was raised to the Peerage, as "Baron de Tabley," of Tabley House, in
Chestershire, England. He married in 1810, Georgiana-Maria, daughter of Colonel
Cottin, and had :

Sir George Leicester, Baron de Tabley, of Tabley House ; and a Baronet of
Ireland ; born 28th October, 1811, and living in 1883 ; as second Baron de Tabley,
Sir George succeeded his father, on the 18th June, 1827: and in 1832, assumed by
"Sign Manual," instead of his owoi patronymic, the sirname Wai-ren only.

A.P. IV.] o'by. heremon genealogies.

o'by. 617

Bart., who took Orders in the

Church of Kome.
[V. James Dowdall, who d. unm.
^. Dowdall, who m.

Margaret Allen, of St. Wol-

stans, near Celbridge.
)ne of the daughters of Sir Luke
wrdall, m. Amon Clark, Esq.,
other dau. m. XJlick Wall, Esq.,
Holland House.
[I. Margaret : second daughter of

Daniel Byrne ; m. Terence

Dunn, Esq., of Brittas, in the

Queen's County, and had three


I. Daniel Dunn, who m. a dau.
of Colonel Nugent, brother
of Thomas, then Earl of
Westmeath, and had sur-
viving issue, two daus. :
1. Alice, who m. Richard
Plunket, Esq., of Dun-
shaui^hlin ; 2. Mary, who
m. James Hussey, Esq., of
Westown, in the county of

II. Barnaby Dunn, who m.
Miss Molloy, of the King's
County, and left two sur-
viving daus.

III. Edward Dunn, who m. the
sister of Thomas Wyse, Esq.,
of Waterford.

2. John, of Cabinteely : second
of Daniel; inherited from his
er the town and lands of Kilboy,
ard, and other estates in the

IWicklow, and was High Sheriff
t-hat county. Studied in Eng-
. and was called to the Irish
; m., in 1678, Mary, dau. of

I ter Che vers, Esq. , of Monksto wn,
I had two sons and a dau. :

I' Walter, who inherited from
I his father, m. Clara, dau. of

: ! Christopher Mapas, Esq., of
! Roachestown, but left no issue :

' . John, of whom presently.

i'i Alice, who died young.

ii>. John, Barrister - at - Law :

second son of John ; succeeded his
brother Walter in the family
estates; died suddenly in 1681,
and left two sons :

L Walter (died January, 1731),
of Cabinteely, who m. Clara,
dau. of Christopher Mapas,
Esq., of Roachestown ; but
dying without issue was
succeeded by his brother John.
IL John.

134. John, who died in 1741 :
the second son of John, a Merchant
of Dublin ; succeeded his elder
brother Walter ; m. Marianna,
younger daughter of Col. Dudley
Colclough, of Mohory, in the county
Wexford, and had eight sons and
five daughters :

I. George, of whom presently.

II. Dudley, who married Eliza-
beth, daughter of James
Dillon, Esq.

III. John, who was a Wine
Merchant in Bordeaux, where
he was the proprietor of exten-
sive vineyards atLaHourangue
et Macon. This John O'Byrne
had Letters of Nobility granted
to him by Louis the XVI., King
of France, in 1770; and was
always styled in France, and
in Ireland, " The Chevalier
O'Byrne of Macon LaHourange,
Bordeaux." He was twice m :
his first wife being Mary, dau.
of Richard Gernon, Esq., of
Gernonstown, in the co. Louth,
by whom he had a son and
successor :

L Richard O'Byrne (d. 1803),
who m. Elizabeth, dau. of
Richard William Stack, Esq.,
M.D., of Bath, England, and
had two sons and three
daus. : I. Robert O'Byrne,
who m. Martha Trougher,
dau. of Joseph Clark, Esq.,
and had two sons : 1. William
R. O'Byrne (living in 1887),

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late of Cabinteely, and late
M.P. for the co. Wicklow ;
2, Robert O'Byrne, Barrister-
at-Law, London, and living
in 1883. 11. John O'Byrne,
who m. Elizabeth, dau. of
Thomas O'Brien, Esq., of
Stephen's Green, Dublin,
and had : 1. Mary-Louisa
O'Byrne (living in 1887),
the talented Authoress of
"The Pale and the Septs"
(Dublin: Gill & Son, 1876);
" Leixlip Castle" (Dublin :
Gill & Son, 1883) ; and other
National Works, all worthy
of perusal. 2. Richard-
Gregory. 3. John-Jeremiah.
4. AVilliam. 5. Aileen, who
d. young. 6. Elizabeth, who
also died young. 7. Walter.
8. Francis. 9. Clare, living
in 1883. Of these children
Richard, in his boyhood went
to America, and was there
engaged in the late Civil
War, on the side of the Con-
federates ; John and Francis
went to Australia ; and Wil-
liam went to New Orleans.
Richard O'Byrne's three daus.

I. Marianne, who m. and had
Mr. P. Stack, Registrar of
the Board of Works, Dublin,
and living in 1883.

II. Harriet, who m. Thomas,
son of the above-mentioned
Thomas O'Brien, Esq., of
Stephen's Green, Dublin.

III. Eliza, who m. William
Henry Coppinger, of the
Barryscourt family, in the
county Cork, and nephew of

the Right Rev. William Co

pinger. Bishop of Cloyne

The Chevalier O'Byrne's secoi

wife was Miss Laffan, dau. of —

Laffan, Esq., of the co. Kilkenu

by whom he had four sons :

II. Thomas, who d. uum.

III. Dudley, who d. unm.

IV. Michael, who m. Miss Cahi
and d. s. p.

V. James, who m. dau. of Fran'
Kindillon, Esq., of the City
Dublin, and had two sons
I. John, who m. Miss Beleas

allied to the family of t
Duke of Norfolk and oth(
I of the Catholic Nobility.

j II. Francis, who m. the d

of Goorge Gillow, Esq.,
Clifton Hill, Lancashire, a
had four children : L Jan
O'Byrne, of SandridgeHou
Birkdale, Southport.
Robert, who d. inMelbour
I. Anne-Maria : II. Ma
Agnes : both now dead.
TV. Francis : the fourth son

John, No. 134; d. unm.
V. Walter, who d. unm.
YL Gregory,* who was a Li
tenant in the Duke of Berwic
VIL Daniel.
VIII. Joseph, who entered

German Service.
The five daughters of J<
O'Byrne, No. 134, were :

I. Mary, who married Wa
Blackney, Esq., of Ballyi
mack, in the co. Carlo w.

II. Frances, who m. Edw
Masterson, Esq., of Cas
town, in the co. Wexforc

III. Harriet, who m. Anth

* Gregory : This Gregory O'Byrne was attached to the Court of Louis the X
and was one of the 500 Pvoyalists (many of whom were Officers of the Irish Briga<
which the said Gregory and his Uncle Colonel O'Byrne had served), who enr'
themselves as a guard of honour to, and protected the flight of, the Dii<
dAngouleme, daughter of Louis XVI., upon the occasion of her rash enterprii
appealing in person to the National Assembly.

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o'BY. 619

T Lynch, Esq., a Merchant in

IV. Marianne, who m. Adam
Colclough, Esq.

V. Ann, who d. young.

135. George O'Byrne, of Cabin-
eely : eldest son of John ; m. Clare,
econd dau. of Captain Michael
Tugent* of Carlanstown, in the co.
Vestmeath, aud had three sons and
ne daughter :

I. Michael, of Cabinteely, who d.
unm. ; and at whose death his
brother John succeeded to the
family estates.

II. Gregory, who d. unm.

III. Kobert, of whom presently.
The dau. was Mary, who married

Villiam Skerret, Esq., of Finvara,
\ of Clare.

136. Eobert O'Byrne (d. in 1798),
'f Cabinteely : third son of George ;

m. Mary, dau. of Eobert Devereux,
Esq., of Carrignenan, in the county
Wexford, and left three daus.

I. Mary-Clare, who succeeded to
her father's estates ; of whom

II. Clarinda-Mary.

III. Georgina-Mary.

137. Miss Mary-Clare O'Byrne :
eldest dau. of Robert ; succeeded to
her father's estate ; but, dying unm.
in 1810, she was succeeded by her
next sister Miss Clarinda-Mary,
living in 1843; and this Miss O'Byrne
was, after her death, succeeded by
her sister Miss Georgiana O'Byrne.
This Lady also d. unm., when her
cousin Mr. William B. O'Byrne
(living in 1887), late M.P. for the
CO. Wicklow, succeeded to the Cabin-
teely, and the other estates of the

O'BYRNE. (No. 3.)

Of Ballymanus, County JPicUow.

Arms : Same Armorial Searings as "O'Byrne" (No. 1).

RAYMOND, second son of the renowned Feagh (M'Hugh) O'Byrne, who is
.'o. 130 on the O'Byrne (No. 1) pedigree, who was called by the English
The Firebrand of the Mountmns/' and described by historians as " one of
16 noblest spirits of his race and age," was ancestor of this branch of the