James Agnew, 4th of Howlish Hall1

M, #122011, b. 23 July 1783, d. September 1847
Last Edited=31 Aug 2016
     James Agnew, 4th of Howlish Hall was baptised on 23 July 1783 at Auckland St. Andrew, County Durham, England.2 He was the son of Captain Robert Agnew, 3rd of Howlish Hall and Catherine Blennerhassett.1 He married, firstly, Mary Eleanor Bowes, daughter of Thomas Bowes and Dorothy Stephenson, on 1 August 1804 at Darlington, County Durham, England.3 He married, secondly, Helen Caroline Brandon on 10 August 1844 at St. Peter & St. Paul, Milton by Gravesend, Kent, England.2 He died in September 1847 at age 64, at sea, on the way to England from Dominica.1,2
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 26 December 1798 in the 65th Foot.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 21 March 1805 in the 14th Dragoons.2 He gained the rank of Captain on 25 November 1806 in the 6th Garrison Battery.2 He gained the rank of Captain on 17 December 1807 in the 8th Foot.2 He gained the rank of Brevet Major on 12 August 1819.2 He held the office of Colonial Secretary of the Virgin Islands on 18 July 1842.2 He held the office of Colonial Secretary of Dominica.1,3 He squandered and spent the estate.1

Children of James Agnew, 4th of Howlish Hall and Mary Eleanor Bowes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8075] Ruth Slater, "re: Agnew Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 30 August 2016. Hereinafter cited as "re: Agnew Family."
  3. [S6918] Ruth Slater, "re: Agnew Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 1 December 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Agnew Family."

Margaret Agnew1

F, #122012, b. circa 1772, d. 16 June 1842
Last Edited=9 Apr 2008
     Margaret Agnew was born circa 1772 at ScotlandG.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Agnew, 3rd of Howlish Hall and Catherine Blennerhassett.1 She married Harman Blennerhassett, son of Conway Blennerhassett and Elizabeth Lacy, in 1795, they also had two daughters who both died as infants. Margaret was Harman's niece.2 She died on 16 June 1842 at New York, U.S.A.G.3
     From 1795, her married name became Blennerhassett.2

Children of Margaret Agnew and Harman Blennerhassett

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 Blennerhassett, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Harman Blennerhassett1

M, #122013, b. 8 October 1764, d. 2 February 1831
Last Edited=9 Apr 2008
     Harman Blennerhassett was born on 8 October 1764.1 He was the son of Conway Blennerhassett and Elizabeth Lacy.2,1 He married Margaret Agnew, daughter of Captain Robert Agnew, 3rd of Howlish Hall and Catherine Blennerhassett, in 1795, they also had two daughters who both died as infants. Margaret was Harman's niece.1 He died on 2 February 1831 at age 66 at Guernsey, Channel IslandsG.2
     He was educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London, EnglandG.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG, in 1790 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.)1 He lived at Castle Conway, Killorglin, County Kerry, IrelandG, which he sold to the 1st Lord Ventry in 1795.1 At Parkersburg, West Virginia, U.S.A.G, He built a mansion on Blennerhasset Island.2 He lived at Blennerhassett Island, also called Blennerhassett Island, on the Ohio River, near Parkersburg, West Virginia, Parkersburg, West Virginia, U.S.A.G.1 He was ruined by involvement in Vice President Aaron Burr's secessionist schemes.1

Children of Harman Blennerhassett and Margaret Agnew

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blennerhassett, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Conway Blennerhassett1

M, #122014, b. 3 June 1720, d. after 1774
Last Edited=31 Dec 2011
     Conway Blennerhassett was born on 3 June 1720.2 He was the son of Conway Blennerhassett and Elizabeth Harman.2 He married Elizabeth Lacy, daughter of Major Thomas Lacy.2 He died after 1774.2
     He lived at Castle Conway, Killorglin, County Kerry, IrelandG.2

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 1499. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 Blennerhassett, page 137. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

General Montgomerie Agnew1

M, #122015, d. 1808
Last Edited=14 Jan 2005
     General Montgomerie Agnew was the son of Major James Agnew, 1st of Howlish Hall and Elizabeth Wilkinson.1 He died in 1808, without issue.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the Kings Dragoon Guards.1 He held the office of Governor of Carlisle Castle.1 He was educated at Breda, The NetherlandsG.1 He gained the rank of General in 1803.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Captain Alexander Agnew1

M, #122016
Last Edited=9 Apr 2008
     Captain Alexander Agnew was the son of Major James Agnew, 1st of Howlish Hall and Elizabeth Wilkinson.1
     He gained the rank of Post Captain in the Royal Navy.1 He was commander of the H.M.S. Fury in 1780 in action of Flamborough Head. After this action, he was court martialled for cowardice, and dismissed from the service.1

Child of Captain Alexander Agnew

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Major Thomas Ramsden Agnew1

M, #122017, b. 1790, d. 8 June 1874
Last Edited=10 Jun 2004
     Major Thomas Ramsden Agnew was born in 1790.1 He was the son of Captain Alexander Agnew.1 He married Anna Drury.1 He died on 8 June 1874.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the 82nd Regiment.1 He fought in the Peninsular Wars in 1813.1 He held the office of Governor of Tipner Fort, Portsmouth.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anna Drury1

F, #122018
Last Edited=2 Jun 2008
     Anna Drury married Major Thomas Ramsden Agnew, son of Captain Alexander Agnew.1
     Her married name became Agnew.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Captain Edward Frederick Agnew1

M, #122019
Last Edited=10 Jun 2004
     Captain Edward Frederick Agnew is the son of Major Thomas Ramsden Agnew and Anna Drury.1
     He was Adjutant of the Durham Militia.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the 34th Regiment.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Captain James Agnew1

M, #122020
Last Edited=11 Jun 2004
     Captain James Agnew is the son of Major Thomas Ramsden Agnew and Anna Drury.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the 39th Regiment.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 47. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]