'Ware1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ware of Dublin, Ware of Woodfort

Commoners reports that this family "claims a descent from Roger de Ware, lord of Isefield, and a baron of Parliament in the reign of Edward I" (who r. 1272-1307). Commoners starts with Christopher (a 1588), a Protestant who had fled from England in the time of Queen Mary but returned to England in the time of Queen Elizabeth. Christopher is shown as father of Sir James who in 1588 "accompanied Sir WIlliam Fitz-William, lord deputy of Ireland in the capacity of secretary". BLG1886 starts with a John "stated to have been of the family of Sir James Ware, Secretary to the Lord-Deputy Fitzwilliam". Somewhat arbitrarily, but noting that John's son married a sister of a Jacob Newman of Dublin whilst Sir James's son married a daughter of a Jacob Newman of Dublin (whom we presume was the same Jacob Newman), we presume that John was uncle of the first Sir James.
?? Ware
1. Christopher Ware (a 1558) this line provided by Commoners
  A. son
B. Sir James Ware (a 1588, d 14.05.1632, Secretary to Lord Deputy Sir William FitzWilliam, Auditor-General for Ireland)
  m. Mary Bryden (bur 05.12.1632, dau of Ambrose Bryden of Saunt Edmunsbury, possibly sister of Sir Ambrose of Maidstone)
  i. Sir James Ware of Dublin 'of Macetown' (b 26.11.1594, d 01.12.1666, "the historian", Auditor-General for Ireland)
  m1. (31.12.1620) Elizabeth Newman (b 07.07.1604, d 09.06.1651, dau of Jacob Newman of Dublin)
  a. James Ware of Dublin (b 09.08.1622, d 06.05.1689, Auditor-General for Ireland)
  m1. (11.02.1650) Elizabeth Hickman (dau of Dixie Hickman of Kew, sister of 1st Earl of Plymouth)
  (1) Mary Ware (b 05.06.1651)
  m1. (div) James Shirley
  m2. Alexander Fraser
  m3. Sir John St. Leger (Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland)
  (2)+ other issue - James (d young), Jacobeth (d infant)
m2. Barbara Stone
  (3) James Ware of Dublin (bur 06.12.1755)
  m. (Barbara?) Fitzgerald (dau of (Pierce?) Fitzgerald)
  (A) Robert Ware of Dublin (d 18.07.1779)
  m1. (25.08.1748) Anne Thomas "of a Welsh family"
  (i) Pierce Ware (bpt 19.08.1750, d infant)
  (ii) Sarah Ware (b 06.1751, d 24.01.1813)
  m. (30.05.1780) Samuel Hibbert of Manchester, later of Clarendon House (b 1749, d 04.07.1815)
  m2. Dorothy Slack (dau of Thomas Slack of Slack Hall in Derbyshire)
  (iii) Margaret Ware (b 22.09.1763, d 09.07.1790)
  m. (19.04.1790) Holland Watson of Stockport
  (B) Arthur Ware of Dublin
  (i) Thomas Ware (b 1750)
  (C)+ other issue - Joseph (had issue), William (had issue), Margaret (d 26.06.1824)
  (4) Barbara Ware (b 02.02.1669, d young)
(5) Jane Ware
  m. (1692) Sir John Sandes, Bart
  (6) Elizabeth Ware
m. Andrew Francis Cheney
  b. Robert Ware of Dublin (b 23.10.1630, d 07.04.1697)
  m. (24.12.1661) Elizabeth Piers (dau of Sir Henry Piers, Bart of Tristernagh)
(1) Henry Ware (d 1740)
  m. Mary Egerton (dau of Peter Egerton of Shaw)
  (A) James Ware of Dublin (d unm 01.03.1764)
  (B) Henry Ware of Dublin (d 1778, 'rector of Baltrothery')
  m. Anne Mundy (dau of Wrightson Mundy of Markeaton)
  The following comes from Commoners (vol 1, Mundy of Markeaton).
  (i) ?? Ware (Major)
  m. ?? (Mrs. Tarrant)
  (ii) (Mary) Ware
m. (16.03.1791) Sacheveral Chandos-Pole of Radbourn Hall
  (iii) daughter
  m. Rev. Samuel Crowther
  (C) Elizabeth Ware
  m. Walter Harris (editor of the works of Sir James Ware)
  (i) Mary Harris
c. Mary Ware (b 21.03.1625, d 1651)
  m. (12.10.1647) Sir Edward Crofton, Bart of Moate
  d. Rose Ware (b, d 01.01.1647)
  m. (12.01.1648) Richard Lambart, Earl of Cavan
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - 4 sons (dvp), Anne, Elizabeth
  m2. (sp) Elizabeth Windsor (dau of Henry, Lord Windsor, widow of Andrew Windsor)
  ii. John Ware
John's wife is identified as Elizabeth, dau of Sir Henry Piers, Bart of Tristernagh, but she must have been earlier. We show her as ...
  m. Elizabeth Piers (dau of Henry Piers of Tristernagh)
  iii. Joseph Ware (dsp 26.02.1648, Dean of Elphin)
  m. Katherine Crofton (d 22.06.1650, dau of Gilbert Domville Calham Crofton)
  iv. Arthur Ware
  v. Robert Ware
  m. Jane
a. Mary Ware (bpt 02.04.1665)
  vi. Mary Ware (d 06.07.1620)
  m. Christopher Conway (who may have been a prebendary of Raphoe?)
  vii. Anne Ware (d 23.10.1641)
  m. Emanuel Downings of Dublin
  viii. Russel Ware
  m. Humphrey Reynolds
  ix. Martha Ware
  m. Sir William Piers, Bart of Tristernah (d 1638)
  x. Cecilia Ware
  m. Sir Dudley Loftus of Killyan & Clonard (d 1648)
2. John Ware to co. Cork this line provided by BLG1886
  A. John Ware
  m. _ Newman (sister of Jacob Newman of Dublin)
  i. John Ware
  m. Elizabeth Bird (dau of John Bird of co. Cork)
  a. Thomas Ware (dsp)
  m. Hannah (Mrs. Wilde of Dublin)
  b. Nathaniel Ware (youngest son)
m1. Ruth Baldwin
  (1) Thomas Ware of Woodfort, co. Cork (2nd son)
  m. _ Webb (dau of John Webb of Clogheen Miltown)
  (A) Thomas Ware of Woodfort (b 1751)
  m. (1785) Mary Beamish (dau of William Beamish of Willsgrove by Alice, dau of North Ludlow Bernard)
  (i) Thomas Ware of Woodfort (b 1786, d 1865)
  (ii) William Ware (b 1788, d 27.04.1844) had issue
  m. (22.05.1822) Sarah Sophia Thornhill (d 31.01.1878, dau of Henry Badham Thornhill of Castle Kevin)
  (iii) Nathaniel Webb Ware of Woodfort (b 24.11.1795, youngest son) had issue
  m. (1825) Elizabeth Stawell (d 1865, dau of George Stawell of Crobeg)
  (iv) Eliza Ware
  m. (1818) Richard du Cane (d 1833, Major)
  (v) Mary Ware
  m. Alfred George Schreiber (d 1840, Lt. Colonel)
  (vi)+ other issue - Charles Beamish (b 1792, d unm, RN), Alice (d unm)
  (B)+ other issue
  (2)+ other issue - Nathaniel (d unm), James, "several daus."
  m2. (sp) ?? (widow of Sir William Jumper)
  c.+ other issue - William, John
  ii.+ other issue - James, William, Henry, Mary

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 4, Hibbert-Ware of Edinburgh), BLG1886 (Ware of Woodfort)
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