'Dillon03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dillon of Ballydromny, Dillon of Dublin, Dillon of Kentstown, Dillon of Kilmackeron, Dillon of Newtown, Dillon of Rath, Dillon of Riverstown, Dillon of Roscommon, Dillon of Skryne, Dillon of Twomere

Sir James Dillon of Proudstown
BE1883 jumps from Sir James to his descendant, Chief Justice Sir Robert of Newtown (m. Jenet Barnewall). The intervening generations come from various web sites with support for the following generation from Vivian.
m. Honora Darcy (dau of Sir John Darcy)
1. Sir Robert Dillon of Proudston & Skreen/Skryne (b c1374)
  m. Anne Birmingham (dau of Sir James Birmingham)
  A. Sir Richard Dillon of Proudston
  m. Jean Wile
i. James Dillon of Riverstown, co. Meath (b c1426)
  m. Elizabeth Bathe
  a. Bartholomew Dillon of Riverstown (b 1478, d 1533)
  m. Elizabeth Barnewall
  b. Gerald Dillon of Skryne had issue at Skryne & Balyeith
  c. Sir Robert Dillon of Newtown (a 1553, Chief Justice, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  m1. Jenet Barnewall (dau of Edward Barnewall of Crickstown)
(1) Sir Lucas Dillon of Newtown & Moymet 'of Proudtown' (d by 1592, Attorney General, Speaker)
  m. Jane Bathe (d 1581, dau of James Bathe of Athcarne and Drumconragh)
  (A) Sir James Dillon, 1st Earl of Roscommon (d 03.1641/2)
  m. Eleanor Barnewall (d 11/2.10.1628, dau of Sir Christopher Barnewall of Turvey)
  (i) Robert Dillon, 2nd Earl of Roscommon (d 07.08.1642)
  m1. Margaret Barry (dau of David Barry, Viscount Buttevant)
(a) James Dillon, 3rd Earl of Roscommon (b c1605, d 08.11.1649)
  m. Elizabeth Wentworth (dau of Sir William Wentworth, Bart)
  ((1)) Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon (b c1637, d 20.01.1684)
  m1. (04.1662) Frances Boyle (dau of Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington and Cork)
  ((A)) James Dillon (dvp bur 25.09.1675)
m2. (09.11.1674) Isabella Boynton (d 09.1721, dau of Matthew Boynton, son of Sir Matthew, Bart)
  (b) Lucas Dillon (dsp)
  m2. Dorothy Hastings (b 15.01.1579, d before 1622, dau of George Hastings, 4th Earl of Huntingdon)
  (c) Henry Dillon (d unm 21.04.1640)
  m3. Anne Stroud (d by 1652, dau of Sir William Stroud of Stoke-under-Hampden, widow of Lord Folliott)
  (d) Cary Dillon, 5th Earl of Roscommon (bpt 01.07.1627, d 24.11.1689)
  m. Katherine Werden (d 24.02.1683, dau of John Werden of Cholmeston, Cheshire)
  ((1)) son (d young)
((2)) Robert Dillon, 6th Earl of Roscommon (d 14.05.1715)
  m. Margaret Putt (dau of Sir Thomas Putt, Bart of Combe Gillisham, by Ursula, dau/coheir of Sir Robert (sb Richard) Cholmeley of Grosmont)
((A)) Robert Dillon, 7th Earl of Roscommon (dsp 09.01.1721)
  m. (08.1719) Anne Ingoldsby (dau of Sir Charles Ingoldsby of Clondiralaw, son of Sir Henry, 1st Bart, by Frances Gore)
  ((B)) James Dillon, 8th Earl of Roscommon (b 1702, d unm 20.08.1746)
  ((3)) Catherine Dillon (dsp 26.06.1674)
  m. (1672) Hugh Montgomery, 2nd Earl of Mount Alexander (b 1650, dsps 12.02.1716)
  ((4)) Anne Dillon (bur 18.11.1726)
  m. (25.03.1675) Sir Thomas Nugent
  (ii) Lucas Dillon of Twomere (and Trinity Island)
  m. Mary Thorpe (dau of Sir John Thorpe)
  (a) James Dillon of Twomere (and Rathwire)
  m. Jane Mulledy (dau of Sir Anthony Mulledy of Robertstown)
  ((1)) Patrick Dillon of Twomere (2nd son)
  m. Dymphna Talbot (dau of Col. Arthur Talbot)
  ((A)) Robert Dillon, 9th Earl of Roscommon (d unm 1770, Marshal)
  ((B)) John Dillon, 10th Earl of Roscommon (d 1782)
  m1. Eleanor O'Fallon (dau of Edward O'Fallon of Kye)
  ((i)) Margaret Dillon
  m. Lawrence Manning
  ((ii)) Dymphna Dillon
  m. Edward Hanly
  ((iii)) Helen Dillon
  m. Matthew Manning
m2. Bridget Mullaly
  ((iv)) Patrick Dillon, 11th Earl of Roscommon (b 15.03.1769, d 17.11.1816)
  m. Barbara Beg (dau of Ignatius Beg of Belrea)
  ((a)) Maria Dillon
  ((2))+ other issue - Lucas (dsp), Mary, Jane, Ellinor
  (b) Mary Dillon apparently of this generation
  m. John Reilly of Lismore
  ((1)) Mary Reilly
  m. (1673) Anthony Malone of Baronstown
  (iii) Patrick Dillon of Rath (7th son)
  m. Jane Malone (dau of Edmund Malone of Ballynahoune and Clanmullen, Chief)
  (a) James Dillon of Rath
  m1. Elizabeth Veale (dau of John Veale of Lancaster)
  ((1)) Edward Dillon of Dublin (d 1734)
  m. Penelope Sharpless
((A)) Robert Dillon (dsp 09.1802)
  ((2)) Veale Dillon 'of Rath'
  m. Margaret Walsh
  ((A)) Jane Dillon
  m. Anthony Fox of Clotanny
  ((i)) Ellen Fox (heir) probably of this generation
  m. (1761) Christopher Fallon of Runnimead
  m2. Penelope Horan (sister of James Horan)
  ((3)) Michael Dillon
  m. Mary Jennet (dau of John Jennet of Recluse & Skeden)
  ((A)) John Dillon (d young)
((B)) James Dillon of Dublin (surgeon)
  m1. (sp) _ Butler of Waterford
  m2. Elizabeth Plunket (dau of Joseph Plunket)
  ((i)) Michael Dillon (d 1798)
  m. Mary Griffith (dau of Richard Griffith of Kilbritain)
  ((a)) Michael James Robert Dillon, 12th Earl of Roscommon (b 02.10.1798, dsps 15.05.1850)
  m. (19.08.1830) Charlotte Talbot (b c1806, dsp 21.11.1843, dau of John Joseph Talbot)
  ((b)) Elizabeth Dillon (d young)
  ((ii)) Anthony Dillon (d unm)
  m3. Anne Burne (dau of Mark Burne of Johnstown)
  ((iii))+ other issue - James (d young), Henry (d young), Mary
  m4. Mary Quinlan (dau of Capt. Patrick Quinlan of Limerick)
  ((vi)) Peter Quinlan Dillon of Alharuin, Spain (dsp)
  m. Margaret Power (dau of John Power of London)
  ((vii)) Catherine Dillon
  m. Bernard Colyer of Dublin
  ((viii))+ other issue - Patrick, John, Thomas (d unm), Elizabeth, Margaret, Maria (d young)
(b) Francis Dillon
  ((1)) Francis Dillon
  m. Elizabeth Sherving
  ((A)) Veale Dillon (d young)
  ((B)) Robert Dillon
  m. Catherine Shervingham (dau of Luke Shervingham)
  (iv) Jane Dillon
  m. (11.1604) Sir Christopher Dillon of Ballylagham (dvp 28.02.1624)
  (v) Elizabeth Dillon
  m. Hugh Hussey of Galtrim
  (vi)+ other issue - 4 sons (dsp - Thomas, Christopher, George, John) and 2 daughters
  (B) Thomas Dillon of Kentstown and Prephana (d 18.04.1609)
  m. Elizabeth Colepeper
  (i) Henry Dillon of Kentstown
  m. Jane Sarsfield (dau of _ Sarsfield of Sarsfieldtown)
  (a) Robert Dillon
  m. _ Roe (dau of O'Connor Roe)
  ((1)) Charles Dillon
((2)) Magdalen Dillon
  m. Edmund O'Kelly
  ((3)) Clare Dillon
  m. Michael O'Connor
  (b) Henry Dillon in Co. Tipperary
  (ii)+ other issue - Theobald of Waterstown, Lucas in Munster, James
  (C) Genet Dillon
  m. (before 26.09.1586) Christopher Plunkett, Lord Killeen (b c1564, d 12.10.1613)
  (D) Elinor Dillon
  m. Robert Rochfort of Kilbride
  (E) Elizabeth Dillon
  m. John Sarsfield of Shurnings
  (F) Anne Dillon
  m. Richard Plunket of Rathmore
  (G) daughter
  m. Christopher Plunket of Courtstown
  (H) daughter
  m. Bartholomew Dillon
  (I)+ other issue - Christopher (dsp), Alexander (dsp), John (dsp), Robert in King's County (had issue)
  (2) Roger Dillon of Ballydromny
  m. Margaret Dillon (dau of Richard Dillon of Ballydromny)
  (A) James Dillon of Ballydromny (d 23.10.1633)
  m1. Margaret Nugent (dau of Edward Nugent of Trim)
  (i)+ 4 children (d unm)
  m2. Mary Linham (dau of Richard Linham of Adamstown)
  (v) Lucas Dillon of Ballydromny
  m3. Catherine Dalton (dau of Edmund Dalton of Mullinvichan)
  (vi) Bartholomew Dillon
  (3) Thomas Dillon of Kilmackeron
m1. _ Pepper (dau of Walter Pepper)
  (A) Talbot Dillon of Kilmackeron (d 09.07.1599)
  (i) Thomas Dillon of Kilmackeron
  (B) Luke Dillon
  m2. Margaret Cashel
(C) Robert Dillon of Cannerstown, Ballymulvey and Mallymahon (b c1575, a 1592)
  m. Margaret Dillon (dau of Theobald Dillon, 1st Viscount)
  (4) John Dillon of Davidstown and Walterston
  (5) Elizabeth Dillon
  m. Thomas Plunket of Dublin (alderman)
  (6) Alson Dillon
  m. Lord Slane ??
  MGH (NS4, vol 4, p75) suggests that Lord Chief Justice Sir Robert had a daughter, Eleanor, by ...
  m2. Catherine Sarsfield (dau of Sir William Sarsfield of Lucan)
  (7) Eleanor Dillon (b c1570, a 1656)
  m. Richard Aylmer of Dollardstown (d 1635)
  B. Gerald Dillon
  C. Walter Dillon of Ireland
  Walter is the only one of this generation shown by Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Dillon', p284), identified as 4th son.
  m. Ann Fleming (dau/coheir of John Fleming)

Main source(s): BE1883 (Dillon of Roscommon), TCP (Roscommon) with input as reported above
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