'Creagh01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Creagh of Bally Andrew, Creagh of Kilowen, Creagh of Laurentinum

BLG1886 reports that "This family claims to be a branch of the "Hy Niall" race."
Christopher Creagh, Mayor of Cork (b 1486/7)
m. Mary Roche (dau of Dominick Roche)
1. John Creagh (d c1601)
  m. (1557) Mary Waters (dau of Michael Waters)
  A. Christopher Creagh (dvp)
  B. John Creagh (b 1561, d 02.05.1614)
  m. Margaret Archdeken (dau of George Archdeken)
  i. Christopher Creagh (dsp)
  ii. William Creagh (b 1594, d before 1670)
  m. Ennen FitzRichard (dau of Roche FitzRichard of Paulnalong Castle)
  a. John Creagh (b 1631)
  m. Julia or Giles Verdon
  (1) John Creagh of Kilowen (b 1667)
  m. (1695) Elinor Barret (dau of Col. John Barret of Castlemore)
  (A) Richard Creagh
  m. (1746) Mary Armstead
(i) William Creagh
  m. (1786) Rebecca Morris (co-heiress of Daniel Theophilus Morris of Ballingtown)
  (a) Sarah Creagh
  m. Ezekiel Tidd Abbott
  (ii) Sarah Creagh (b c1755, d 18.11.1844)
  m. John Philpot Curran (Master of the Rolls in Ireland)
  (B) John Creagh of Creagh Castle
  m1. Mary or Rachael Ruddock of Wallstown
  (i) Catherine Creagh (d 19.07.1839)
  m. (04.04.1775) William Stawell of Kilbrack (dsp 17.02.1830)
  m2. Judith Usher (dau of Beverly Usher or Ussher of Cappagh, widow of Edmond Shouldham)
  (ii) Mary Creagh
  m. (1788) Kilner Brasier of Lizard, co. Limerick (b 1757)
  Creagh Castle passed into the Brasier family. Certain members took the name Brasier-Creagh.
  (C) Stephen Creagh of Kilowen (dsp)
  m. Ellen Leyne
(D) Michael Creagh of Laurentinum (b 1706, d 11.11.1781, 6th son)
  m1. (1741) Catharine Parker of the family of Inchigaggin
  (i) John Creagh (d young)
  m2. (1745) Mary Gethin (sister of Captain Richard Gethin)
  (ii) Arthur Gethin Creagh of Laurentinum (b 11.1746, d 13.05.1833)
  m. (1770) Isabella Bagwell (dau of William Bagwell)
  (a) Michael Creagh of Laurentinum (b 25.03.1771, d 17.10.1845)
  m. (06.1796) Sarah Dobson Carew (dau of Shapland Carew of Castleboro')
  ((1)) Isabella Carew Creagh
  m. John Singleton of Quinville
  (b) John Bagwell Creagh of Bally Andrew (b 26.12.1772, d 12.02.1846, vicar of Carrig)
  m. (1797) Gertrude Miller (b 1780-1, d 11.03.1844, dau of John Miller of Toonaghmore)
  ((1)) Arthur Gethin Creagh of Bally Andrew (b 1799, d 25.02.1849) had issue
  m. (1827) Mary McGhee (dau of James McGhee of Caharane, cousin)
  ((2)) John Creagh (b 1802, d 09.03.1841) had issue
  m. (1831) Mary Galwey (dau of St. John Galwey of Mallow)
  ((3)) Thomas Miller Creagh (b 1803)
  m. (1843) Eliza Hewitt of Glancoole
  ((4)) Michael Creagh (b 07.1811) had issue
  m. (24.05.1843) Louisa Emma Burke (dau of James Dominick Burke of Becan by Louisa Collingwood)
  ((5)) Richard Creagh (b 06.1813) had issue
  m. (1842) Isabella Mellifont
  ((6)) Benjamin Bousfeld Creagh (to Australia)
  ((7)) Isabella Gethin Creagh
  m. William Davis
  ((8)) Rebecca Creagh
  m. (20.02.1834) Arthur MacMurrough Murphy of Oulartleigh (d 21.08.1867)
  ((9)) Eliza Creagh
  m. John Stevens of St. Keverne, Cornwall
  (c) Arthur Gethin Creagh of Doneraile (b 1780, dsp)
  m. (1840) Eliza Evans (dau of Admiral Henry Evans of Oldtown)
  (d) William Creagh (b 1782)
(e) Benjamin Bousfield Creagh of Doneraile (b 1784, d 12.05.1846) had issue
  m. Margaret Morris
  (f) Mary Creagh
  m. Thady McNamara of Ayle
  (g) Jane Creagh
  m. _ Taylor (Captain)
  (h) Isabella Creagh
  m. Mathew Shawe (Lt. Colonel)
  (i) Dorcas Creagh
  m. James Norcott of Springfield
  (j) Emily Creagh
  m. Ion Studdert of Elm Hill
  (E) Catherine Creagh
  m. James Stackpoole
  (F)+ other issue - William, James (dsp)
  (2) William Creagh
  m. Catherine Rice of co. Kerry
  (A) Michael Creagh (a 02.1764)
m. Johanna McCarthy (dau of Charles McCarthy of Stonefield)
  (i) William Creagh of Old Town nr. Shanballymore, co. Cork
  m. (1770) Sarah Neagle of Anrakissy (d 07.06.1784, niece of Nano Nangle)
  (a) Pierce Creagh (d 20.10.1845, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (21.02.1803) Isabella Leeson (d 19.02.1835)
  (b) James Creagh of Ballygriffin (d 1846) had issue
  m. Mary Anne Barry (d 15.03.8163, dau of Philip Barry of Ballinahina)
  (c) Jane Creagh (d 1829)
  m. (26.11.1791) William Hickie of Killelton
  (d) daughter
  m. Murtogh O'Connor of Ahanagran
  (e) Teresa Creagh probably of this generation
  m. (1793) Edmund Nagle
  (f)+ other issue - Michael (b 03.1776, dsp 21.07.1720), daughter
  (3) Stephen Creagh (dsp)
  (4) Dominick Creagh had issue (including John of Drommarten)
  b. Pierce Creagh
  m. Mary Rice
(1) Christopher Creagh
  m. Jane Galwey
  (A) Patrick Creagh (d 16.03.1785, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Trant (d 27.08.1784, 'dau of Dominick Trant of Ballintlea')
  (i) Anne Creagh (d 1833)
  m. (1788) Denis Moylan of Cork
  (ii) Elizabeth Creagh (d 14.11.1849)
  m. (1786) Daniel Mahoney of Dunloge Castle (d 29.10.1832, Major)
  (iii) Margaret Creagh (d 1822) probably of this generation
  m. (1787) Richard Galwey of Fort Richard
  (B)+ other issue - John of Ballyburnian, William (dsp)
  iii. Michael Creagh
  m. _ O'Driscol
  a. Michael Creagh, Lord Mayor of Dublin (a 1688, dsp, Colonel)
  iv. John Creagh of Ballvolane (Colonel)
  m. _ Lysaght
  a. Christian or Jane Creagh (b 1657-8, d 03.05.1717)
  m. Philip Stacpoole of Mountcashell

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Creagh of Bally Andrew), BLGI1958 (Creagh formerly of Ballygarett), BIFR1976 (Brasier-Creagh)
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