'Morgan04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Morgan of Cottlestown

Commoners identifies the following family as "A branch of the ancient Welsh family of Morgan, of Tredegar, (which) was settled at Commerton, in Worcestershire, in the reign of Henry VIII" (who r. 1509-1547) and identifies the following Robert as son of Sir Thomas Morgan of Langston & brother of Sir William Morgan. However, because the dates make it unlikely that he was of that generation, on the continuation we show Robert a generation later.
Robert Morgan of Cottlestown, Castleconor, Sligo
m. (c1647) Bridget Blayney (b 1624, d 1685, dau of Robert Blayney of Tregynon & Castle Blayney)
1. Hugh Morgan of Cottlestown & Palmerstown (d 1753, MP)
  m. Penelope Fox (dau of Major Joseph Fox of Graige by Thomasine Blayney)
A. Marcus Anthony Morgan of Cottlestown & Cork Abbey (d 10.1752, MP, younger son)
  m. Catherine Coote (d 07.10.1738, dau of Chidley Coote of Coote Hall, brother of Richard, 1st Earl of Bellamont)
  i. Hugh Morgan of Cottlestown (b 01.05.1727, d 10.1761, Colonel)
  m. Elizabeth Tisdale (dau/heir of Philip Tisdale (Attorney General & Secretary of State) by Mary, dau of John (sb Rowland) Singleton & niece of Henry, Lord Chief Justice)
  a. Catherine Morgan (b 12.08.31761, d 18.02.1819)
  m. (18.03.1785-6) Robert Stearne Tighe of Mitchelstown (b 03.03.1760, d 21.05.1835)
  ii. Chidley Morgan
  m. _ Coote (cousin)
  a. Catherine Morgan
  m. Lascelles Iremonger (prebendary of Winchester)
iii. Mary Morgan (b 22.10.1725)
  m. (06.07.1741) Sir Henry Tuite, 6th Bart of Sonagh (d 09.04.1765)
  iv. Penelope Morgan
  m1. J. Dunbar
  m2. Joshua Iremonger of Wherwell
  v. Marcia Morgan
m. John Pitt of Kingston House (MP)
  B. Bridget Morgan
  m. (11.1707) Thomas Crofton of Mohill (d 24.09.1738, cousin)
  C. Mary Morgan
  m. _ Singleton
  D. Elinor Morgan (d 09.06.1736)
m. (16.05.1706) William Tisdall (d 08.06.1735, rector of Drumcree, vicar of Belfast)
  E.+ other issue - Henry (d unm), Penelope, Jane, Elizabeth, others (d young)
2. Frances Morgan
  m. Henry Crofton of Mohill (b 1630)
3. Elizabeth Morgan
  m. Anthony Marlay of Crevagh
4. Eleanor Morgan (b 1653)
  m. John Sankey of Tennalick (Tenelick), co. Longford
  A. Elizabeth Sankey (b c1680, d 17.07.1738)
  m1. Sir John King, Bart (dsp 19.03.1719/20)
  m2. John Moore of Croghan, 1st Lord Moore of Tullamoore (d 08.09.1725)
  m3. (28.11.1733) Brabazon Ponsonby, 1st Earl of Bessborough (d 04.07.1758)
  B. Bridget Sankey
  m. (1702) George Gore
  C.+ other issue
5.+ other issue (d young) - Robert, Henry, King

Main source(s): the section on 'Family of Morgan of Cottelstown' within Commoners (vol 4, Tighe of Mitchelstown) with support from http://www.keithblayney.com/Blayney/Lewis.html and a little support from Lodge's 'Peerage of Ireland' (vol 4, 'Blayney, Lord Blayney', notes on p303)
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