'Butler03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Butler of Ballyraggett, Butler of Mountgarret

                               
Richard Butler, 1st Viscount Mountgarret (d 20.12.1571)
m1. Eleanor Butler (dau of Theobald Butler of Nechum or Neigham)
1. Edmund Butler, 2nd Viscount Mountgarret (d 24.11.1602)
  m. Grissel FitzPatrick (dau of Barnaby, 1st Lord of Upper Ossory)
  A. Richard Butler, 3rd Viscount Mountgarret (b c1578, d 1651, General)
  m1. Margaret O'Neill (dau of Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone, by Judith O'Donnell)
i. Edmund Butler, 4th Viscount Mountgarret (d 1679)
  m1. Dorothy Touchet (d 10.02.1634, dau of Mervyn Touchet, Earl of Castlehaven)
  a. Richard Butler, 5th Viscount Mountgarret (d 27.02.1706)
  m1. (09.1661) Emilia Blundell (d 1682, dau of William Blundell of Crosby)
  (1) Edmund Butler, 6th Viscount Mountgarret (d 25.07.1735)
  m1. Mary Buchanan of Londonderry
(A) Richard Butler, 7th Viscount Mountgarret (dsp 14.05.1736)
  m. (19.10.1711) Catherine O'Neill (d 15.04.1739, dau of John O'Neill of Shane's Castle)
  TCP reports that Richard was by the 6th Viscount's first marriage and (like BP11934) identifies his successors as brothers rather than half-brothers. However we show the 8th and 9th Viscounts as by the second marriage simply because the dates suggest that this may be likely. This has not been confirmed.
  m2. (09.08.1715) Elizabeth Bryan (d 13.06.1736, dau of John Bryan of Bawnmore (by Ursula, dau/coheir of Walter Wash of Castle Hoel), widow of Oliver Grace)
  (B) James Butler, 8th Viscount Mountgarret (dsp 13.05.1742)
  m. (01.1736) Margaret Barnewall (dau of John Barnewall, 11th Lord Trimlestown)
(C) Edmund Butler, 9th Viscount Mountgarret (d 06.03.1750-1)
  m. (1744) Anne Purcell (d 10.1764/1773, dau of Toby Purcell of Ballymartin & Cloghpooke by Alice, dau/coheir of Edmund Tirwhit of Bishopslough)
  (i) Edmund Butler, 10th Viscount Mountgarret (d 09.02.1779)
  m. (1744) Charlotte Bradstreet (d 27.03.1778, dau of Sir Simon Bradstreet, 1st Bart)
  (a) Edmund Butler, 11th Viscount Mountgarret (b 27.07.1745, d 16.07.1793)
  m. (07.10.1768) Henrietta Butler (b 15.08.1750, dau of Somerset Hamilton Butler, 1st Earl of Carrick)
  ((1)) Edmund Butler, 12th Viscount Mountgarret, Earl of Kilkenny (b 16.01.1771, dsp 16.07.1846)
  m. (08.06.1793) Mildred Fowler (dau of Robert Fowler, Archbishop of Dublin)
  ((2)) Somerset Richard Butler (b 1771, dsp 1826)
  m. Jane French (dau of Arthur French of French Park)
  ((3)) Henry Butler of Linton (b 16.02.1773, d 06.12.1842) had issue
  m. (03.09.1811) Anne Harrison (dau of John Harrison of Newton House)
  Their son Henry Edmund Butler became 13th Viscount Mountgarret.
  ((4)) Pierce Butler (b 06.05.1784, d 13.6.1846, Colonel) had issue
  m. (1800) Anne March (d 1872, dau of Thomas March of Lisburne)
((5)) Charlotte Juliana Butler (d 26.10.1830)
  m. (07.08.1799) John Carrington Smith (Colonel)
  (b) Simon Butler (d 1797)
  m. (18.01.1795) Eliza Lynch (dau of Edward Lynch of Hampstead, Dublin)
  ((1)) Edward Lynch Butler (b 1796)
  (c) Anne Emma Butler (d 1786)
  m. William Jephson of The Castle, Mallow (Lt. Colonel)
  (d)+ other issue - Edmund (d 1795), Elinor (d unm 1762)
m2. Margaret Shee (dau of Richard Shee of Shee's Court)
  b. Elizabeth Butler probably of this generation, of this marriage
  m. _ Sutton of Fetherd House
  (1) Margaret Sutton
  m1. Christopher Hore of Pole Hore
  m2. William Esmonde of Johnstown Castle
  c.+ 1 son and 1 daughter
  m2. (before 20.01.1637) Elizabeth Simeon (d 18.02.1673/4, dau of Sir George Simeon of Brightwell)
  e. Edward Butler of Ballyraggett (d 1691)
  m. Elizabeth Matthew (dau of George Matthew of Thomastown)
  (1) Edmund Butler of Ballyraggett (dsp 13.10.1694)
  m. Rose O'Neill of Dublin
(2) George Butler of Ballyraggett (d 19.09.1702)
  m. Catherine King (dau of John King, Lord Kingston)
  (A) James Butler (dvp)
  m. Frances Dillon (dau of Robert Dillon)
  (i) Robert Butler of Ballyraggett (dsp 06.1788)
  m1. Mary or Anne Bellew (dau of John, Lord Bellew)
  m2. Elizabeth (dau of Marmaduke, Lord Langdale)
(ii) James Butler, 'Archbishop of Cashel'
  (iii) George Butler of Ballyraggett (d 30.01.1813)
  m1. Mary Norris
  (a) Mary Lucinda Butler (d 02.12.1831)
  m. (17.05.1801) Charles Browne Mostyn, younger of Kiddington (d 11.03.1821)
  Their son George became 6th Baron Vaux of Harrowden following his success in proving that he was the senior heir of that barony, the descent being proven from his mother's father's father's father's father's mother's mother's father, George Vaux.
  m2. (sp) Mary Kavanagh (sister of Walter Kavanagh of Borris)
(iv) Mary Butler
  (B) Edmund Butler (Dean in Douay, Flanders)
  (C) Gerald Alexander Butler (dsp)
  (D) Mary Butler (dsps)
  m. Ralph Standish of Standish
  (E) Frances Butler
  m. Sir James Stanley, Bart of Alderley (dsp bur 17.03.1746-7)
(3) Piers Butler (dsp)
  ii. Ellice Butler probably of this generation, presumed by this marriage
  m. Andrew FitzPatrick of Castle Fleming (a 1642)
  iii. Elizabeth Butler apparently of this generation, of this marriage
  m. Sir Walter Butler, 1st Bart of Polestown (a 1643)
  m2. (before 1617/8) Thomazine Elizabeth Andrews (dsp 1625, dau of Sir William Andrews of Newport Pagnell)
  m3. Margaret Branthwaite (d 16.12.1656, dau of Richard Branthwaite)
  B. Helen Butler (d 28.01.1631)
  m. Walter Butler, 11th Earl of Ormonde, 4th Earl of Ossory (d 24.02.1632)
C. Anne Butler
  m. Edward Butler, 1st Viscount of Galmoye (d 1653)
  D. Margaret Butler probably of this generation
  m. Oliver Grace of Ballylinch Castle (d 27.08.1626)
  E. Elinor Butler probably of this generation
  m. Morgan Kavanagh of Borris (d 19.06.1636)
  F. Ellen Butler probably of this generation but possible confusion with above Helen & Elinor?
  m. Lucas Shee of Kilkenny
  i. Lettice Shee (b c1597, a 1653)
  m. (before 06.1637) Sir Thomas Hurly of Knocklong, 1st Bart
2. Pierce Butler of Kayer probably of this generation, presumed by this marriage
  A. Joan Butler
  m. Oliver Keating of Kilcoan
  i. Margaret Keating
  m. (10.12.1607) William Hore of Harperstown (b 1587, d 1662)
3. Eleanor Butler (a 1601, 1st dau) apparently of this marriage
  m1. Thomas Tobin of Cumpshinagh
  m2. Gerald Blancheville of Blanchvillestown
  m3. (before 10.1598) Thomas Butler, 2nd Lord Caher (b 1567-8, d 31.01.1627)
m2. Catherine Barnewall (dau of Peter Barnewall of Stackallan)
m3. (1541, div 1541) Anne Plunkett (dau of John Plunkett, Lord Killeen)
Probably of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is unknown, was ...
4. Ellice Butler
  m. Walter Walsh of Shancahir (d 09.05.1619)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Mountgarret), BP1934 (Vaux of Harrowden)
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