'OGrady01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: O'Grady of Cahir Guillamore, O'Grady of Kilballyowen

BIFR1976 reports that "the family of O'Grady is one of the most ancient in Munster (Thomond). They had common ancestry with the O'Briens, whose paramount sway they acknowledged, and were arrayed as dynasts, as chiefs of a sept, under the banners of these provincial princes."
Donald O'Grady (d 1309)
1. Hugh O'Grady
  m.??, heiress of Kilballyowen (dau of O'Kerwick, chief of Anlan Cliah)
  A. William O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m. Elizabeth Fitzgerald (dau of the Knight of Glyn)
  i. Daniel O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m. ?? (dau of O'Hine, Lord of Cabinelly Castle)
a. Gillydubh (Gillyduff) O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m. Eleanor Verdon (dau of William Verdon of Kilmallock)
  (1) Matthew O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m. Alicia Fitzgibbon (dau of Thomas Fitzgibbon, The White Kinght)
  (A) Donogh O'Grady of Kilballyowen (a 1612)
  m. Margaret Browne (dau of Sir Thomas Browne of Camas)
  (i) Darby O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m. (1633) Faith Standish (dau of Sir Thomas Standish of Lancaster & Bruff)
  (a) Thomas O'Grady of Kilballyowen - continued below
  m1. Frances Anketell (dau of John Anketel)
  m2. (1680) Ellice Walsh (dau of John Walsh of co. Tipperary)
  (b) Standish O'Grady
  BLG1886 & BIFR1976 show two younger sons: Standish (ancestor of O'Grady of Elton and Cappercullen) and Darby. BP1934 shows just Darby as ancestor of O'Grady of Elton and Cappercullen.
  (c) Darby O'Grady
  (ii)+ other issue - Morrogh, Brien



Thomas O'Grady of Kilballyowen - continued above
m1. Frances Anketell (dau of John Anketell of Compton / Farriby by Lucy Touchet)
1. John O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m1. (1698) Catherine Quin (dau of Thady Quin of Adare)
  A. Thomas O'Grady of Kilballyowen
  m. (1718) Anne Horrish (dau of John Horrish of The Grange of Ballybohill)
  i. John O'Grady of Kilballyowen
m. (28.03.1751) Mary Elizabeth De Courcy (b 01.04.1726, dau of Gerald De Courcy, 24th Lord Kingsale)
  a. Gerald De Courcy O'Grady of Kilballyowen (d 1812)
  m. Elizabeth Thomasina Waller (dau of John Thomas Waller of Castletown)
  (1) John Thomas O'Grady (dvp 08.10.1811)
  (2) Gerald De Courcy O'Grady of Kilballyowen, Sheriff of Limerick (d 06.09.1862) had issue
  m. (03.1813) Anne Wise (d 1849, dau of William Wise of Cork)
  (3) John Waller O'Grady of Fort Etna (b 22.11.1796) had issue
  m. (01.12.1824) Caroline Veitch (dau of George John Veitch of Kelso)
  (4) John De Courcy O'Grady of Knockany (b 21.06.1800, d 01.04.1856, Rev.) had issue
  m. (07.11.1836) Eliza Peel (d 07.11.1898, dau of R.J. Peel of Burton-on-Trent)
  (5) Mary Elizabeth O'Grady
  m. Alexander Rose (Captain RN)
(6) Dorothea O'Grady (d 1865)
  m. (1814) Rev. Henry Lefroy of Santry (son of Lt. Col. Antony Peter & brother of Thomas, lord chief justice of Ireland)
  (7) Isabella O'Grady
  m. (1825) Standish Harrison of Castle Harrison (d 21.08.1865, cousin)
  b. Elizabeth Julia O'Grady
  m. (14.01.1774) Thomas Lidwell of Clonmore, co. Tipperary
  c. Margaret O'Grady
  m. David Hearn of Shanakill
  d. Ellen O'Grady (d unm)
  ii. Darby O'Grady had issue
  m. Rose Segrave (dau of Neill Segrave of Cabra House)
iii. Standish O'Grady (5th son)
  m. (1750) Eliza Deane (dau of Edward Deane of Dangan and Terenure)
  a. John O'Grady of Limerick
  b. Eliza O'Grady
  m. James Bennett of Balinstona
  iv. Mary O'Grady
  m. Henry Harrison of Castle Harrison
  v.+ other issue (dsp) - Gilbert, Denis
  m2. Honora Alen (dau of Maj. Gen. Patrick Alen of St. Wolstan's)
  B. Standish O'Grady of Cahir, Sheriff of Limerick (a 1781)
  m. Honora Hayes (dau/coheir of Jeremiah Hayes of Cahir)
i. John O'Grady of Cahir Guillamore, Sheriff of Limerick (a 1781, dspm)
  a. Honora O'Grady probably of this generation
  m. John Croker (General)
  ii. Darby O'Grady of Mount Prospect, Sheriff of Limerick (d 1804)
  m. (1763) Mary Smyth (dau of James Smyth)
  a. Standish O'Grady, 1st Viscount Guillamore of Cahir Guillamore (b 1766, d 21.04.1840)
  m. (1790) Katherine Waller (d 20.0.1853, dau of John Thomas Waller of Castletown)
  (1) Standish O'Grady, 2nd Viscount Guillamore (b 26.12.1792, d 10.04.1860) had issue
m. (16.10.1828) Gertrude Jane Paget (d 22.10.1871, dau of Hon. Berkeley Thomas Paget, son of Henry Bayly, later Paget, 1st Earl of Uxbridge)
  (2) Waller O'Grady (d 09.06.1849) had issue
  m. (26.06.1823) Grace Elizabeth Massy (d 27.09.1841, dau of Hugh Massy, 3rd Lord)
  (3) William O'Grady (dsp 21.07.1859, archdeacon of Kilmacdaugh, 4th son)
  m. (07.02.1837) Isabella Sabina Hewitt (d 1854, dau of Henry Hewitt)
  (4) Thomas O'Grady (d 22.01.1882, Major, 7th son)
  m. (23.01.1856) Maria de la SoleaadIsabel Sofia Ball (d 28.02.1889, dau of Francis Leeson Ball)
  (5) Maria O'Grady (b 1795, d 04.04.1854)
  m. (13/5.12.1814) John Prendergast Vereker, 3rd Viscount Gort (b 01.07.1790, d 20.10.1865)
  (6) Katherine O'Grady (d 11.12.1829)
  m. (1826) Dudley Persse of Roxborough (d 07.09.1878)
(7) Henrietta O'Grady (d 09.02.1891)
  m. (1838) John Pratt de Montmorency of Castle Morres (d 06.05.1868)
  (8) Julia O'Grady
  m. (28.09.1845) William Hawkins Ball (d 1864)
  (9)+ other issue - James (d unm 07.05.1829, Rev.), Richard (d 18.09.1875), John (d 21.12.1867, RN), Isabella (d unm 15.11.1884)
  b. James O'Grady (d 11.07.1836)
  m. (1794) Mary Nash (dau of David Nash)
  (1) Maria O'Grady
  m. (30.08.1820) William Waller of Castletown (d 16.02.1863)
  (2)+ other issue
  c. Thomas O'Grady ancestor of O'Grady of Landscape
  m. Helen or Eleanor Dring (dau of R. Dring)
  d. Hayes O'Grady (d 10.07.1864, Admiral RN) had issue
  m. Susan Finucane (b c1805, d 24.05.1882)
  e. Darby O'Grady (d 28.05.1857) ancestor of O'Grady of Aghamarta
m. (1813) Ellen George (dau of Baron George)
  f. Edward Smyth O'Grady (d 05.10.1835, 7th son) had issue
  m. (1800) Mary Stamer (d 04.12.1871, dau of William Stamer of Carnelly)
  g.+ other issue - Carew Smyth (dsp), "several daughters"
  C. James O'Grady ancestor of O'Grady of Ballingarry
  m. Honora Scanlan
  D. Partick O'Grady (d unm)
  E. Lucy O'Grady
  m. Mathew O'Hea of Kilkeran
  F. Mary O'Grady
  m. William Haly of Ballyhaly
  i. Elizabeth Haly (d 1817) probably of this generaation
  m. (19.04.1757) John Mahony of Dunloe Castle
2. Thomas O'Grady ancestor of O'Grady of Rahan and Grange
m2. (1680) Ellice Walsh (dau of John Walsh of co. Tipperary)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (O'Grady of Kilballyowen), BP1934 (Guillamore), BIFR1976 (O'Grady)
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