Rt. Hon. Arthur Hill1

M, #133601, b. circa 1601, d. April 1663
Last Edited=23 Apr 2009
     Rt. Hon. Arthur Hill was born circa 1601.2 He was the son of Sir Moyses Hill and Alice MacDonnel.3,2 He married, secondly, Mary Parsons, daughter of Sir William Parsons, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Lany.4 He married, firstly, Anne Bolton, daughter of Sir Richard Bolton.4 He died in April 1663.4
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the Royalist Regiment.4 He fought in the English Civil War.4 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.)4 He held the office of Constable of Hillsborough Fort in 1660.4 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.)4 He lived at Hillsborough, County Down, IrelandG.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
      He had two other sons by his first wife.4

Child of Rt. Hon. Arthur Hill and Anne Bolton

Children of Rt. Hon. Arthur Hill and Mary Parsons

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [S382] Sir Bernard Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 54th edition (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1892), page 434. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Peerage and Baronetage, 53rd ed.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1176. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Martha Matthews1

F, #133602, b. circa 1683, d. 15 June 1767
Last Edited=13 Nov 2004
     Martha Matthews was born circa 1683.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Matthews and Anne Cuffe.1 She married Charles Boyle, 2nd Viscount Blesington, son of Murrough Boyle, 1st Viscount Blesington and Lady Anne Coote, on 11 July 1709.1 She died on 15 June 1767.1 She was buried at Drumcondra, County Dublin, IrelandG.1 Her will (dated 4 May 1762) was proven (by probate) in 1767.1
     From 11 July 1709, her married name became Boyle.1 After her marriage, Martha Matthews was styled as Viscountess Blesington on 26 April 1718.

Child of Martha Matthews and Charles Boyle, 2nd Viscount Blesington

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Samuel Matthews1

M, #133603
Last Edited=13 Nov 2004
     Samuel Matthews lived at Bonetstown, County Kilkenny, IrelandG.1

Child of Samuel Matthews and Anne Cuffe

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Anne Cuffe1

F, #133604
Last Edited=13 Nov 2004
     Anne Cuffe is the daughter of Joseph Cuffe.1

Child of Anne Cuffe and Samuel Matthews

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Joseph Cuffe1

M, #133605
Last Edited=13 Nov 2004
     Joseph Cuffe lived at Castle Inch, County Kilkenny, IrelandG.1

Child of Joseph Cuffe

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Murrough Boyle1

M, #133606, b. circa July 1710, d. circa 19 December 1710
Last Edited=17 Feb 2011
     Murrough Boyle was born circa July 1710.1 He was the son of Charles Boyle, 2nd Viscount Blesington and Martha Matthews.1 He was baptised on 18 December 1710.1 He died circa 19 December 1710.1 He was buried on 20 December 1710 at St. Patrick's Church, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

William Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Blesington1

M, #133607, b. 7 April 1709, d. 14 August 1769
Last Edited=28 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.78%
     William Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Blesington was born on 7 April 1709.1 He was the son of William Stewart, 2nd Viscount Mountjoy and Anne Boyle.1 He married Eleanor FitzGerald, daughter of Robert FitzGerald and Eleanor Kelly, on 10 January 1733/34.1 He died on 14 August 1769 at age 60 at Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, EnglandG.1 He was buried on 31 August 1769 at Silchester, Hampshire, EnglandG.1
     He succeeded as the 5th Baronet Stewart [I., 1623] on 10 January 1727/28.1 He succeeded as the 3rd Baron Stewart of Ramalton, co. Donegal [I., 1683] on 10 January 1727/28.1 He succeeded as the 3rd Viscount Mountjoy, of co. Tyrone [I., 1683] on 10 January 1727/28.1 He held the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons [Ireland] between 1738 and 1740.1 He was created 1st Earl of Blesington, co. Wicklow [Ireland] on 7 December 1745.1 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] on 26 August 1748.1 He held the office of Governor of County Tyrone.1
     On his death, his three peerages became extinct, and his baronetcy has inherited by a distant cousin, Sir Annesley Stewart.1

Children of William Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Blesington and Eleanor FitzGerald

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 192.
  3. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anne Boyle1

F, #133608
Last Edited=23 Jan 2013
     Anne Boyle is the daughter of Murrough Boyle, 1st Viscount Blesington and Lady Anne Coote.1,2 She married, secondly, John Farquharson.2 She married William Stewart, 2nd Viscount Mountjoy, son of William Stewart, 1st Viscount Mountjoy and Hon. Mary Coote, on 23 November 1696.3
     Her married name became Farquharson.2 Her married name became Stewart.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 898. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Stewart, 2nd Viscount Mountjoy1

M, #133609, d. 10 January 1727/28
Last Edited=28 Aug 2013
     William Stewart, 2nd Viscount Mountjoy was the son of William Stewart, 1st Viscount Mountjoy and Hon. Mary Coote.2,3 He married Anne Boyle, daughter of Murrough Boyle, 1st Viscount Blesington and Lady Anne Coote, on 23 November 1696.4 He died on 10 January 1727/28.1
     He succeeded as the 4th Baronet Stewart [I., 1623] on 3 August 1692.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Stewart of Ramalton, co. Donegal [I., 1683] on 3 August 1692.2 He succeeded as the 2nd Viscount Mountjoy, of co. Tyrone [I., 1683] on 3 August 1692.2 He was commander a Foot regt and 1702–13, Brigadier-General 1703, Major-General 1707, Lieutenant-General 1709, Colonel of Dragoons 1715, Master General Ordnance Ireland 1714–Jan 1727/8, a Keeper Gt Seal Ireland 1715 in 1694.4 He was Privy Counsellor (P.C.) (I ) in 1710.4

Children of William Stewart, 2nd Viscount Mountjoy and Anne Boyle

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IX, page 351.
  3. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Eleanor FitzGerald1

F, #133610, b. circa 1712, d. 1 October 1774
Last Edited=28 Aug 2013
     Eleanor FitzGerald was born circa 1712.2 She was the daughter of Robert FitzGerald and Eleanor Kelly.1 She married William Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Blesington, son of William Stewart, 2nd Viscount Mountjoy and Anne Boyle, on 10 January 1733/34.1 She died on 1 October 1774 at Berkeley Square, London, EnglandG.2 She was buried at Silchester, Hampshire, EnglandG.2 Her will was proven (by probate) on 11 October 1774.2
     From 10 January 1733/34, her married name became Stewart.1 After her marriage, Eleanor FitzGerald was styled as Countess of Blesington on 7 December 1745.

Children of Eleanor FitzGerald and William Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Blesington

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 191. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 192.
  3. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]