'Drought1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drought of Cappogolan, Drought of Droughtville (The Heath), Drought of Lettybrook, Drought of Whigsboro'

BLGI1912 reports that "About the year 1600, a rather numerous family of the name of Drought were settled in the c. Carlow, from which they spread into the co. Kildare, and the Queen's and King's Counties."
Richard Drought of Cappogolan, King's Co.
m. _ Baldwin (dau of John Baldwin)
1. John Drought of Cappogolan
  m. Mary Beasly (dau of Euseby Beasly)
  A. John Drought of The Heath, King's Co.
m. Alice Low (d 07.01.1778, dau of Nathaniel Low of Lowville)
  i. Thomas Drought of The Heath aka Droughtville
  m. (02.04.1752) Caroline Armstrong (dau of Warneford Armstrong of Clara)
  a. Thomas Drought of Droughtville (b 1758)
  m. Frances Maria Wallon (dau of Col. Thomas Wallon, President of the Council of Jamaica)
  (1) Jane Drought
  m. Henry Pigot (Captain)
  (2) Eliza Drought
  m. William Hawkins (son of the Bishop of Raphoe)
(3)+ other issue - John (b 11.1780), James
  b. John Armstrong Drought of Lettybrook (b c1762, d 04.1839)
  m. (1784) Letitia Head (dau of John Head of Ashley Park by Phoebe, sister of John, 1st Earl of Norbury)
  (1) John Head Drought of Lettybrook, Sheriff of King's Co. (b 20.08.1790, d 29.04.1876, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (20.07.1853) Frances Jane Spunner (d 11.1874, dau of Henry Spunner of Corolanty)
  (2) Michael Head Drought of Harristown, Queen's Co. (dsp 11.1850)
  m. Anna Hutchinson (dau of William Hutchinson of Timoney Hall)
  (3) Thomas Armstrong Drought (General) had issue
  m. (1847) Mary Isabel Lock (d 28.11.1906, dau of Frederick Lock, son of the Vice Admiral)
  (4) Phoebe Drought
  m. (21.09.1804) (Henry Greene) Barry (Major General)
  (5) Caroline Drought
  m. Richard Milett of Kyle
  (6) Letitia Drought (d 1839)
  m. James B. Elliott of South Lodge
  (7)+ other issue - Maria Catherine (d 11.1853), Eliza Barbara (d young)
c.+ other issue - Alice, Caroline, Mary
  ii. John Drought of Whigsboro', King's Co. (b 1725)
  The following comes from BLGI1912 (Drought of Whigsboro').
  m. (1747) Susanna Mitchell (dau of Adam Mitchell of Rathgibbon, 'Mrs. Clarke')
  a. John Drought of Whigsboro' (b 1751, d 1814)
  m. (27.05.1772) Isabella Meares (d 1805, dau/coheir of George Meares of Dublin)
  (1) John Thomas Drought of Whigsboro' (b 04.04.1782, d 30.11.1851) had issue
  m. (10.1805) Anne Carleton Perceval (sister of Col. Alexander Perceval of Temple House)
  (2) George Meares John Drought of Glencarrig, co. Wicklow had issue
  The following comes from BLGI1912 (Drought of Glencarrig).
m. Jane Acton (dau of Thomas Acton of West Aston)
  (3) Isabella Drought
  m. (06.1794) Robert James Enraght-Moony of the Doon
  (4) Susan Drought
  m. Robert Lawder of Moyclare
  (5) Elizabeth Drought
  m. Henry Spunner of Corolanty
  iii. Euseby Drought of Lettybrook
  m. Dorothy Elliot
  a.+ 2 sons and 2 daughters
  iv. William Beasly Drought (Captain)
  B. Anne Drought possibly of this generation
  m. Ralph Smyth of Lismacrory
  C.+ other issue
2.+ other issue - Arthur, Richard, Robert, Thomas

Main source(s): BLGI1912 (Drought of Lettybrook) with input as reported above
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