Dorothy Blakeney1

F, #276651
Last Edited=3 Jan 2014
     Dorothy Blakeney was the daughter of Colonel Robert Blakeney and Sarah Ormsby.1 She married Francis Persse, son of Henry Persse and Mary Stratford, after 1725 at County Galway, Ireland.2
      Her married name became Persse.1

Children of Dorothy Blakeney and Francis Persse

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."

Anthony Skerrett1

M, #276652, d. before 7 April 1744
Last Edited=19 Jan 2014
     Anthony Skerrett died before 7 April 1744.2

Child of Anthony Skerrett

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."

Lettice Blakeney1

F, #276653
Last Edited=25 Mar 2008
     Lettice Blakeney was the daughter of Colonel Robert Blakeney and Sarah Ormsby.1 She married H. Hardy.1
      Her married name became Hardy.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

H. Hardy1

M, #276654
Last Edited=25 Mar 2008
     H. Hardy married Lettice Blakeney, daughter of Colonel Robert Blakeney and Sarah Ormsby.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Samuel Longe1

M, #276655, b. 5 January 1667, d. 2 September 1677
Last Edited=29 Mar 2008
     Samuel Longe was born on 5 January 1667 at Jamaica.1 He was the son of Samuel Longe and Elizabeth (?).1 He died on 2 September 1677 at age 10 at Jamaica.1

Citations

  1. [S1381] Cheryl Nicol, "re: Long Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 5 July 2005 to 14 May 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Long Family."


Henry Persse1

M, #276656, b. 1657, d. 12 February 1733
Last Edited=1 Feb 2014
     Henry Persse was born in 1657.2 He was the son of Very Rev. Dudley Persse and Sarah Crofton.3 He married Mary Stratford, daughter of Robert Stratford, on 27 June 1688.3 He died on 12 February 1733.3
     He held the office of High Sheriff of County Galway in 1701.3 He lived at Roxborough, County Galway, Ireland.1

Children of Henry Persse and Mary Stratford

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S7000] Richard Persse, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 26 January 2014. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Colonel John Blakeney1

M, #276657, d. 25 July 1789
Last Edited=27 Mar 2008
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Colonel John Blakeney was the son of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse.1 He died on 25 July 1789, unmarried, but with at least three illegitimate sons.1
     He fought in the Battle of Culloden.1 He fought in the Battle of Matinico.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Athenry from 1763.1 He fought in the Battle of Havannah in 1763, wounded at Las Navira. He was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Lord Blakeney's 27th Regiment of Foot.1 He held the office of High Sheriff in 1768.1 He fought in the American War of Independence.1 He fought in the Battle of Crown Point.1 He fought in the Battle of Montreal.1 He fought in the Battle of Ticonderoga.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Galway Dragoons.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1 He lived at Abbert, Monivea, County Galway, Ireland.1

Children of Colonel John Blakeney

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Captain Theophilus Blakeney1

M, #276658, d. 22 September 1813
Last Edited=19 Nov 2009
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Captain Theophilus Blakeney was the son of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse.1 He married Margaret Stafford, daughter of John Stafford, in December 1782.2 He died on 22 September 1813.2
     He held the office of High Sheriff of County Galway in 1763.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Athenry between 1767 and 1776.2 He was the Surveyor-General on 20 June 1772 at Connaught, Ireland.2 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Sussex Regiment.2 He served (an unknown value) at Quebec, Canada.2 He served (an unknown value) at Staten Island, New York, U.S.A..2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Carlingford between 1776 and 1783.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).2 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Galway.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Athenry between 1783 and 1799.2 He lived at Abbert, Monivea, County Galway, Ireland.2 He lived at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.2

Children of Captain Theophilus Blakeney and Margaret Stafford

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Colonel William Blakeney1

M, #276659, b. 1735, d. 2 November 1804
Last Edited=27 Mar 2008
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Colonel William Blakeney was born in 1735.1 He was the son of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse.1 He married Sarah Shields, daughter of Samuel Shields, on 6 September 1770, they also had three daughters.1 He died on 2 November 1804.1
     He fought in the German War.1 He fought in the Battle of Minden, during which he was wounded.1 He fought in the Battle of Rhynberg, during which he was wounded.1 He fought in the American War of Independence.1 He gained the rank of Major in 1775 in the service of the Royal Welch Fusiliers.1 He fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill, where he was severely wounded.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Army.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Athenry between 1781 and 1783.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Athenry between 1790 and 1799.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Sarah Shields1

F, #276660, d. 31 May 1799
Last Edited=26 Mar 2008
     Sarah Shields was the daughter of Samuel Shields.1 She married Colonel William Blakeney, son of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse, on 6 September 1770, they also had three daughters.1 She died on 31 May 1799.1
      From 6 September 1770, her married name became Blakeney.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]