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Families covered: Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, Blennerhassett of Blackbriar, Blennerhassett of Gortatlea
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John Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, Sheriff of Kerry (d 04.12.1677)
m. Elizabeth Denny (b 25.02.1635, d by 1696, dau of Sir Edward Denny of Tralee Castle)
1. Arthur Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy (dsp 07.01.1686)
  m. (after 03.1677/8) Anne Maynard (dau of Sir Boyle Maynard of Curryglass)
2. John Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy (d 1709)
  m. Margaret Crosbie (dau of Patrick Crosbie of Tubrid, m2. Hon David Barry)
  A. John Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, Sheriff of Kerry (d 05.05.1775, Colonel)
  m. Jane Denny (dau of Edward Denny of Tralee)
i. John Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, Sheriff of Kerry (b 15.06.1715, dvp 1763)
  m1. (21.02.1736, sp) Ann Crosbie (dau of Col. William Crosbie of Tubrid, widow of John Leslie of Tarbert)
  m2. Frances Herbert (dau of Edward Herbert of Muckross/Kilcow)
  a. Frances Blennerhassett (d 19.10.1824)
m. (02.10.1784) Jemmett Browne of Riverstown (d 03.03.1797, Rev.)
  b.+ other issue (dvp unm) - John (d 11-12.1774, Arthur (a 1749)
  ii. Arthur Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy (b 19.02.1719, d 08.06.1799)
  m. Jane Girardot of Bath (widow of Col. Hamilton of Summerseat)
  a. Jane Blennerhassett (d 1825)
m. (23/4.06.1783) George Winn, 1st Lord Headley (b 1725, d 09.04.1798)
  b. Juliana Blennerhassett (d 24.10.1789)
  m. (15.04.1799) Michael Tisdall of Charlesfort (d 09.0.1794)
  iii. Agnes Blennerhassett (b 1722)
  m. (1740) Sir Thomas Denny of Tralee (d 1761)
  iv. Arabella Blennerhassett (b 1726, d 21.01.1795)
  m1. Richard Ponsonby of Crotto
  m2. Arthur Blennerhassett @@ below
  v. Letitia Blennerhassett (dsp)
  vi. Mary Blennerhassett
  m. Lancelot Crosbie of Tubrid
  B. Arthur Blennerhassett (dsp before 1733)
m. Frances Lucia Denny (dau of Edward Denny of Tralee)
  C. Thomas Blennerhassett of Ballymacelligott & Listrim, co. Kerry (d 01.02.1777)
  m. Avice Spring (dau of Walter Spring by Alice, dau of Robert Blennerhassett of Castle Conway)
  i. John Blennerhassett (b 04.08.1728, dvpsp before 17740
  ii. Arthur Blennerhassett of Arabela & Ballyseedy (b 05.08.1731, d 20.11.1810, Colonel)
  m1. Arabella Blennerhassett (d 21.01.1795, dau of Col. John Blennerhassett, widow of Richard Ponsonby of Crotto) @@ above
  a. Edward Blennerhassett (b 1755, dvp 04.11.1772)
  m2. Margaret Mary Coghlan (d 06.11.1821, dau of James Coghlan of Cloghan House, widow of George L'Estrange of Moystown, she m3. 1st Earl of Dunraven
  iii. Thomas Blennerhassett (b 18.12.1736) "believed to have been the father of" ...
  a. Arthur Blennerhassett of Gortatlea & Skaghduve (Blackbriar) (b c1755, d 21.08.1826)
  (1) Thomas Arthur Blennerhassett of Gortatlea & Blackbriar (b 1786, d 20.03.1868) had issue
m. (20.01.1820) Susan Hill of Martara (d 1886)
  (2)+ other issue - John (to NZ), William (to NZ), Arthur (had issue?)
  iv. Margaret Blennerhassett (b 1740, dsps 25.11.1827)
  m. Thomas Sheldon of New Court in Lugwardine (d 1804, Captain)
  D. William Blennerhassett of Elm Grove (5th son)
  m. Mary Morley (dau of John Morley, Mayor of Cork)
i. William Blennerhassett of Elm Grove and Ballyseedy, Sheriff of Kerry (d after 08.01.1797)
  m. (1765) Catherine Johnson (dau of Noble Johnson)
  a. John Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy (d unm)
  b. Arthur Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, Sheriff of Kerry (a 1821)
  m. Dorcas Twiss (dau of George Twiss of Anna by Honora, dau of William Meredith of Dicksgrove)
  (1) Arthur Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, Sheriff of Kerry (d 1843) had issue
  m. Frances Deane Grady (d 1834,dau of Henry Deane Grady)
  (2) William Blennerhassett (b 1801, d 27.04.1860, vicar of Iwerne Minster) had issue
  m. (12.04.1835) Emma du Boulay (dau of Francois Houssemayne du Boulay of Forest House)
(3) John Blennerhassett (b 03.03.1803, d 05.09.1890, rector of Ryme Intrinsica) had issue
  m. (21.10.1834) Elizabeth du Boulay (dau of F. Houssemayne du Boulay of Forest House)
  (4) Georgina Blennerhassett (d 1826)
  m. (1823) Edward Denny of Moorstown (b 1800, d 11.11.1838, cousin)
  (5)+ other issue - Crosbie (b 1805, d unm 02.1834), Thomas of Shannavalla & Killiney (b 1806, d unm 25.05.1878), Nevison de Courcy (b 1812, d unm 03.1853, RN), Francis Barry of Blennerville (b 1815, dsp 07.1877, Lt.Colonel), Margaret Theodora (d unm before 1887)
  c. Catherine Blennerhassett
  m1. John Gustavus Crosbie
  m2. George Rowan of Rathanny
d. Frances Blennerhassett
  m1. (1799) Anthony Denny of Moorstown (b 1773, d 1806)
  m2. Sir George Morris (Colonel)
  e. Mary Blennerhassett
  m. Nevinson de Courcy (Captain RN)
  ii. Agnes Blennerhassett
  m. (15.08.1761) Sir William Godfrey, 1st Bart of Bushfield (d 23.01.1817)
  D. Agnes Blennerhassett
  m. (1706) Robert Rogers of Ashgrove (d 1722)
  E.+ other issue (dsp) - Arthur, Pierce
3. Ruth Blennerhassett
  m1. Thomas Browne of Gurtreendrohid (dsp 1681, Captain)
  m2. Thomas Blennerhassett (son of Capt. Arthur of Loughgur)

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Blennerhassett), BLG1886 (Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy)
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