'Frank03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Franks of Carrig, Franks of Garriarthur, Franks of Maidstown, Franks of Moorestown

BLG1886 reports that "The first of the English family of Franks who settled in Ireland, was an officer in Cromwell's army."
David Franks of Garriarthur, co. Limerick (a 02.1718)
1. Thomas Franks of Garriarthur (b c1700)
  m. _ Hart of co. Clare
  A. Thomas Franks of Carrig, co. Cork (d 1780)
  m. Margery Harte (dau/coheir of Richard Harte of Grange)
  i. David Franks of Carrig (dsp)
m. (1794) Maria Cecilia Nash (d 1847, dau of James Nash of Bellevue, m2. Maj. Gen. Sir Thomas Browne)
  ii. William Franks of Carrig
  m. (1792) Catherine Hume (dau of William Hume of Humewood)
  a. William Franks of Carrig (d 1870) had issue
  m. (1827) Elizabeth Clotilda Newman (dau of Adam Newman of Dromore)
  b. Sir Thomas Harte Franks (dsp 05.2.1862, Major General)
m1. Mathilda Kay (dau of Richard Kay, widow of Rev. W. Fletcher)
  m2. (01.03.1859) Rebecca Constantina Elizabeth Worrall (dau of A.B. Worrall, widow of Samuel Brewis of Langley House)
  c. David Brudenell Franks had issue (1 dau)
  m. (1837) Catherine Thompson (dau of H. Thompson)
  d. Catherine Cecilia Jane Franks (d 14.12.1853)
  m. (1821) Sir Charles Denham Orlando Jephson-Norreys, Bart (b 1799, d 10.07.1888)
  e. Margaret Franks
  iii. Thomas Franks
  iv. Catherine Franks
  m. Sir John Franks (d 11.01.1852) @@ below
  v. Margaret Franks
  m1. (1796) Ralph Lawrenson
  m2. Joseph Gabbett Bourchier (Captain)
  B. William Franks (dsp)
  C. daughter
  m. _ Walsh
2. Matthew Franks of Moorestown, co. Limerick (b c1702)
m. (1738) Una Upham of co. Limerick
  A. Henry Franks of Moorestown & Maidstown (co. Cork) (b 1739)
  m. (05.10.1763) Elizabeth Atkins (dau of Robert Atkins of Fountainville & Copstown)
  i. Robert Franks of Maidstown (b 1767, d 26.10.1843)
  m. Rebecca Molloy (dau of Robert Molloy of Streamstown)
  a. Henry Franks of Maidstown, later of Gornavidera
  m. Elizabeth Atkins (dsp 1852, dau of Ringrose Atkins of Prospect Hill)
  ii. Thomas Franks 'of Lisnagourneen' (d 09.09.1823)
  m. Margaret Maunsell (dau of John Maunsell of Ballybrood)
  a. Thomas Franks (d unm)
  iii. Henry Franks had issue
  iv. Charles Franks
a.+ issue including James S. (Rev.)
  B. Thomas Franks of Ballymagooly, co. Cork (d 1787)
  m. Catherine Day (dau of Rev. John Day of Ardfert)
  i. Matthew Franks of Jerpoint (co. Kilkenny) & Dublin (b 1768, d 25.03.1853) had issue
  m. (31.10.1803) Mary Fergusson (d 11.10.1856, dau of Robert Fergusson)
  ii. Sir John Franks (b 1769, d 11.01.1852, judge in Bengal) had issue
  m1. Catherine Franks (d 1812, dau of Thomas Franks of Carrig) @@ above
  m2. Jane Marshall (dau of John Marshall, widow of George Sandes of Kilcavan)
  m3. (1849) Sarah Wollaston O'Regan (dau/coheir of William O'Regan)
  iii. Lucy Franks (d 26.07.1853)
  m. (09.04.1791) Thomas Cuthbert, later Kearney (d 12.08.1837)
  iv. Catherine Franks
  m. Thomas Leland of Dublin
  v. Anne Franks (d 25.02.1845)
  m. (05.05.1802) Hickman Kearney (d 21.04.1851, son of Michael)
  vi. Mary Franks
m. (1801) George Palmer
  vii.+ other issue - William (dsp, RN), Robert of Dublin (d unm 1850)
  C. Welstead Franks of Kifinnan, co. Limerick (d 1805)
  m. (1776) Frances Chapman (dau of William Chapman)
  i. Thomas Franks of Mallow, co. Cork
  D. Margaret Franks
  m. Noble Seyward of Kilcannaway
  E. Mary Franks
  m. Thomas Hefferman of co. Limerick
  F. Gertrude Franks
  m. Sir John Purcell of High Fort (d c1830)
  G. Ellen Franks

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Franks) with support from BLG1886 (Franks of Carrig), BLGI1912 (Franks of Carrig & Franks of Westfield)
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