'Westenra1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Westenra of Monaghan, Westenra Lords Rossmore

The following family is a branch of the family of Van Wassenaer of Wassenburgh, Holland. 3 brothers settled in Ireland temp Charles II (who r. 1649-1685).
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1. Warner Westenra of Dublin, later of Clonleagh, Breekennagh & Lyagh, King's County (d 1676)
  m. Elizabeth Wybrantz
A. Henry Westenra
  m. (1700) Eleanor Allen (dau of Sir Joshua Allen, sister of John, 1st Viscount)
  i. Warner Westenra
  m. (13.12.1738) Hester Lambart (dau of Richard, 4th Earl of Cavan)
  a. Henry Westenra of Monaghan (b 12.01.1742)
  m. (01.12.1764) Harriet Murray (dau of Col. John Murray by Mary, dau/coheir of Sir Alexander Cairnes, 1st Bart)
  (1) Warner William Westenra, 2nd Lord Rossmore of Monaghan (b 14.10.1765, d 10.08.1842)
  Warner inherited the Barony from a maternal uncle, Robert Cuninghame, by special remainder.
  m1. (03.10.1791) Mary Anne Walsh (d 12.08.1807, dau of Charles Walsh of Walsh Park by Sarah Simpson)
(A) Henry Robert Westenra, 3rd Lord Rossmore (b 24.08.1792, d 01.12.1860) had issue
  m1. (25.01.1820) Anne Douglas-Hamilton (dsp 20.08.1844, natural dau of Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton)
  m2. (19.05.1846) Josephine Julia Helen Lloyd (d 12.09.1912, dau of Henry Lloyd of Farrinrory (by Harriet Amelia, dau of Sir John Craven Carden, Bart), m2. Lt. Col. George William Stacpoole)
(B) Richard Westenra (b 21.02.1796, d 09.06.1838) had issue (3 daus)
  m. (08.06.1822) Henrietta Scott (d 1860, dau of Henry Owen Scott of Scotstown, m2. Lt. Col. Arthur G. Lewis)
  (C) John Craven Westenra of Sharavogue, Sheriff of King's County (b 31.03.1798, d 05.12.1874) had issue (1 dau)
  m1. (31.03.1834, sp) Eleanor Mary Jolliffe (d 17.12.1838, dau of William Jolliffe, widow of Sir Gilbert East, Bart)
  m2. (23.07.1842) Anne Daubuz (d 05.07.1882, dau of Louis Charles Daubuz)
  (D) Marianne Westenra (d 14.02.1844)
  m. (17.07.1824) Samuel Gist Gist of Wormington Grange
(E)+ other issue - Charles (b 23.08.1800, d unm), others (d young)
  m2. (03.06.1819) Augusta Charteris (d 28.07.1840, dau of Francis, Lord Elcho, sister of Francis, 7th Earl of Wemyss)
  (2) Henry Westenra (b 01.06.1770, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (1829) Anna Corry (dsp 08.01.1831, dau of Isaac Corry of Abbey Yard, Newry)
  (3) Mary Frances Westenra
  m. (14.02.1788) Sir John Craven Carden, Bart
  (4) Harriet Esther Westenra (d 16.12.1858)
  m. (17.04.1797) Hon. Edward Wingfield (Colonel)
  b. Richard Westenra had issue
  m. (05.01.1773) Bridget Warren (dau of Jacob Pepard Warren of Laragh)
  c. Joshua Westenra (Lt. Colonel)
  m. Amelia Dodd of Swallowfield
  d. Castiliana Westenra
  m1. _ Dodd (Captain)
  m2. Sir Edward Crosbie, Bart
e. Eleanor Westenra
  m. Daniel Lewis
  f.+ other issue - Joshua (RN), Peter
  ii. Peter Westenra (dsp 1788, minister, 3rd son)
  m. ?? (Mrs. Bernard)
  iii. Elizabeth Westenra
  m. William Weldon
  iv. Jane Westenra (d 05.1788)
  m. (1734) John Monckton, 1st Viscount Galway
  v.+ other issue - Henry (d unm, Captain), Penelope
  B. Elizabeth Westenra
  m. Simon Digby, Bishop of Elphin
2. Derek Westenra
  A. Peter Westenra (dsp?)
3. Peter Westenra

Main source(s): BP1934 (Rossmore)
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