'McGillycuddy1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: McGillycuddy of The Reeks

BP2003 reports that "This family was an offshoot of the O'Sullivans of Co. Kerry, a branch of O'Sullivan, Mor, adopting the gaelic name Mac Giolla Mochuda, meaning 's of the servant of St Mochuda'."
Cornelius (or Connor) McGillycuddy (b c1580, d 1630)
m1. Joan Crosbie (dau of John Crosbie, Bishop of Ardfert)
1. Donough (or Donatus) McGillycuddy of Carnbeg Castle (co. Kerry), Sheriff (b 1623, d c1695)
  m. (1641) Marie O'Sullivan (dau of Daniel O'Sullivan of Dunkerron)
  A. Cornelius McGillycuddy (dsp 1712)
  m. Elizabeth McCarthy
  B. Daniel McGillycuddy (d 1705, Captain)
m. Lucretia Von Dachetear (dau of Derryck Vaon Dachetear)
  i. Dennis McGillycuddy (d 1730)
  m. (1717) Anne Blennerhassett (dau of John Blennerhassett of Killorglin Castle, m2. Thomas Herbert)
  a. Dennis McGillycuddy (b 1718, d unm 1735)
  b. Cornelius McGillycuddy (b 1720)
m. (16.07.1745) Catherine Chute (dau of Richard Chute of Tulligaron)
  (1) Richard McGillycuddy of The Reeks, co. Kerry, Sheriff (b 1750, dsp 1826, 2nd son)
  m. (1780) Arabella de Moleyns (d 1821, dau of 1st Baron Ventry)
  (2) Francis McGillycuddy of The Reeks (b 17.08.1751, d 06.04.1827)
m. Catherine Mahony (dau of Denis Mahony of Dromore, widow of Dermid (Darby) Magill of Dunkerron Castle)
  (A) Richard McGillycuddy of The Reeks (b 01.01.1790, d 06.06.1866) had issue
  m1. (1814) Margaret Bennett (d 1849, dau of John Bennett)
  m2. (06.11.1849) Anna Johnstone (dau of Capt. John Johnstone of Mainstone Court)
  (B)+ other issue - Denis, Daniel, Frances, Mary Catherine, Elizabeth
  (3) Eusebius McGillycuddy (b 05.1754)
  (A)+ issue - Richard, Daniel, Francis, Eusebius, James, Ellen, Catherine, Charity, Margaret
  (4) Daniel McGillycuddy 'of Day Place, Tralee' (b 02.1755) had issue
  m1. Elizabeth Blennerhassett (dsp. dau of Conway Blennerhassett of Castle Conway)
  m2. Sophia Denny (d 1832, dau of Sir Barry Denny, 1st Bart)
  (5) Charity McGillycuddy
  m. Edward Collis of Lismore
  (6) Margaret McGillycuddy
  m. James Day (rector of Tralee, Vicar-General of Ardfert & Aghadoe)
  (7) Agnes McGillycuddy
  m. Maurice Leyne of Tralee
  (8)+ other issue - Denis (b 31.10.1747, d unm), Cornelius (b 07.1762), Mary Anne (d unm), Ruth (dsp), Avid (dsp)
  c.+ other issue - John (dsp), Philip (dsp), 4 daughters
  ii. Cornelius McGillycuddy
2.+ other issue including Neill, daughter
m2. Sheelagh McCarty (dau of David Oge McCarty of Dunguile)

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (McGillycuddy of the Reeks), BP2003 (McGillycuddy of the Reeks, Chief of the Name)
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