'Kenny2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kenney of Cullen, Kenney of Eldermine, Kenney of Keelogues, Kenney of Kenney's Hall, Kenney of Kilclogher, Kenney of Wexford

BLGI1912 reports that the following Nicholas "went with the cadets of many Somersetshire families to Dublin". BLGI1912 follows the line of his 3rd son, reporting that "the descendants of the others being extinct".
Nicholas Kenne, Kenny or Kenney
m. Anne Nevill of Wexford
1. Nicholas Kenney of Kenney's Hall, co. Wexford (3rd son)
  m. Anne Synott of Wexford
A. Nicholas Kenney of Kenney's Hall & Dublin (d 1590)
  m. ??, heiress of Hassan ("heirs of the Hay family")
  i. Nicholas Kenney of Kenney's Hall & Eldermine, Wexford (d 1621, Escheator & Feodary-General)
  m. Anne Kettlewell (dau/cister of Michael Kettlewell)
  a. Henry Kenney of Kenney's Hall & Eldermine (d 10.07.1650)
m. Frances Barry (sister of James, Lord Santry)
  (1) Richard Kenney of Kenney's Hall & Eldermine (d 01.10.1682, Colonel, MP)
  BLGI1912 does not follow Richard's line but names 2 of his descendants.
  (A) ?? Kenney
  Uncertain on number of intevening generations.
  (i) ?? Kenney
  (a) Edward Kenney of Newford & Edermine (dsp?) possibly of this generation
  (B) Thomas Kenney (d 1704, Captain RN) possibly of this generation
  (C) Frances Kenney ("only dau.")
  m. Edward Kenney of Newton House @1@ just below
  (2) Edward Kenney of Ballymartly & Cullen (a 08.1683)
  The following comes from BLG1886 (Kenney-Herbert of Castle Island) & BLGI1912 (Kenney-Herbert late of Castle Island).
  m. Mary Merriell
(A) Edward Kenney of Cullen
  m. Sarah Walton (dau (or sister) of Capt. Switthen Walton of Dromore Castle)
  (i) Edward Kenney of Newton House, Sheriff of co. Wexford (Colonel)
  m. Frances Kenney (dau/heir of Col. Richard Kenney of Kenney Hall & Edermine) @1@ just above
  (a) Henry Kenney of Kenney Hall (dsp 12.12.1751, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Dodwell
  (b) Thomas Kenney (d c1732)
  ((1)) Edward Kenney (dsp)
  (c) Elizabeth Kenney
m. John Goodson
  (d) Katherine Kenney
  m. Charles Morton
  (e)+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Mary
  (ii)+ other issue - John (b 1671, d 1712, prebendary of St. Michael's, co. Cork), Thomas (d 1704, Captain RN), William, Richard, Jane
  (B) William Kenney of Clarah, co. Cork
  m. Katherine Courthope (dau of Sir Peter Courthope of Courtstown & Little Island)
  (i) William Kenney of Coolekereen, co. Cork (d unm)
  (ii) John Kenney (b 1701, d 1768, prebendary of Kilbretain)
m. (03.03.1727) Judith Browne (d 27.07.1741, dau of Edward Browne, Mayor of Cork, sister of Jemett, Archbishop of Tuam)
  (a) John Kenney (b 03.09.1739, d 25.12.1814, prebendary of Kilbroggan, Vicar-General of Cork & Ross, youngest son)
  m. Mary Herbert (dau of Rev. John Herbert of Castle Island, sister of John of Castle Island)
  ((1)) Edward Kenney (b 1768, d 04.1842, rector of Kilmeen)
  m. Frances Herbert (dau of Thomas Herbert of Muckross)
  ((A)) Robert Kenney (Rev., 3rd son) had issue (2 daus)
  m. Frances Diana Standish (d 09.03.1883, dau of Henry Standish)
  ((B)) Anne Kenney
  m. (02.04.1830) Rev. Horace Townsend
  ((C))+ other issue - John (Rev.), Thomas (Rev.), Arthur, Margaret, mary (d 24.02.1883), Frances, Katherine, Judith
  ((2)) Robert Kenney (b 1770, dsp 1826, Brigade-Major)
  m. Annie Kearney (dau of Lt. Col. Francis Kearney)
  ((3)) Thomas Kenney (b 1771, rector of Donoughmore) had issue
  m. (15.04.1806) Anne Diana Dawson (d 1825, dau of Rev. John Kenton Dawson of Ledbury)
  Their eldest son inherited Castle Island and assumed the name Kenney-Herbert.
  ((4)) Arthur Henry Kenney (b 01.09.1776, d 27.01.1855, Dean of Achonry) had issue
  m. (02.1802) Mary Lucinda Herbert (dau of Robert Herbert, brother of John of Castle Island)
  ((5))+ other issue - Judith (b 1772), Mary (b 1774, d unm)
  (b) Mary Kenney
  m. _ Foxworthy
  (c)+ other issue - Edward (b 19.02.1729, d unm 23.04.1818, rector of Moviddy), William (b 04.08.1734, d unm), John (b 10.06.1738, d young), Judith (d unm), Katherine (d 1812), Elizabeth (d 1740), Frances (d unm), Jane (d 04.08.1741)
  (iii) daughter
  m. Norris Hoare of Iveragh
  (iv) Mary Kenney
  m1. _ Lewis
  m2. _ Bedford (Captain)
  m3. _ Fourness of Yorkshire then of Bandon
  (v) Jane Kenney
  m. Richard Thornhill of Castle Kivin
  (vi) Anne Kenney
  m. Edward Thornhill of Castle Kivin
(vii) Katherine Kenney
  m. Edward Supple of Supples Court
  (C) Jane Kenney
  m. Martin Supple
(D) Mary Kenney
  m1/2. _ Meade of Tassaxon (Captain)
  This was probably the Mary who (also) married ...
  m2/1. Thomas Herbert of Kilcaugh 'of Muckross' (a 1659)
  (3) William Kenney of Kenneyswood, co. Cork (Captain)
  m. Jane Kenney (dau of Edward Keneny of Newcastle, cousin) @2@ below
  (A) James Kenney of Grange, co. Wexford (b 1653, d 09.01.1679, Captain)
  m. Alice Taylor (dau/heir of Robert Taylor of Dublin, great-grandson of Robert (son of James of Stords) by Elizabeth Golding, grand-dau of Lord Howth)
  (i) James Kenney of Wexford
  m. Ellen Whitmore (dau of Edward Whitmore of Ballyteigne)
(a) James Kenney of Wexford (b 1710, d 1771)
  m. Catherine O'Kelly (d 1782, dau of Capt. Thomas O'Kelly (by Catherine Masterson of the Fernes family), grand-nephew of Col. Richard O'Kelly of Kilclogher)
  ((1)) William Kenney of Kilclogher & Keelogues (co. Galway), Ballytarsney (co. Wexford) & Longwood (co. Meath) (b 1755, d 22.01.1830)
  m. (1789) Bridget Fitzgerald Daly (d 28.08.1842, dau/heir of John Daly of Dalybrook by Julia, dau of Gerald Fitzgerald of Rathbone by Clare, dau of Sir John Bellew, Bart)
  ((A)) James Fitzgerald Kenney of Kilclogher, Keelogues & Dublin (b 21.04.1790) had issue
  m. (24.01.1814) Jane Olivia Nugent (d 27.12.1842, dau of William Thomas Nugent of Pallas, 'Lord Riverston', sister of Anthony, Earl of Westmeath)
  ((B)) Thomas Henry Kenney of Ballyforan House, Derrymore & Lourraine (d 21.12.1864) had issue
m. (02.5.1827) Sophie de Montlivault (d 07.04.1871, dau of Comte de Montlivault)
  ((C)) Clare Kenney (dsp 12.10.1864)
  m. (16.07.1823) Gonville ffrench of Claremont (d 29.04.1866)
  ((D))+ other issue (dsp)
  (b)+ other issue (dsp)
  (4) Elizabeth Kelley
  m. Raymond Fitzmaurice
  (5)+ 2 daughters
  b. Edward Kenney of Newcastle, co. Dublin (d 1617)
  (1) Jane Kenney apparently of this generation
  m. William Kenney of Kenneyswood @2@ above

Main source(s): BLGI1912 (Fitzgerald-Kenney of Kilclogher), BLG1886 (Kenney of Kilclogher) with input as reported above
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