'Somerville03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Somerville of Castlehaven, Somerville of Drishane, Somerville of Dublin, Somerville of Somerville (co. Meath)

Descended from the Somervilles of Cambusnethan was ...
James Somerville of Tullylkilter, co. Fermanagh (d 03.1642)
m. Elizabeth Hamilton (d 1665-6, dau of Thomas Hamilton of Brimhill)
1. Thomas Somerville of Drumadown (d 1669, 3rd son)
  m. Jean Warnock (dau of Thomas Warnock of Enniskillen)
  A. Thomas Somerville of Dublin (d 23.07.1718, alderman)
  m. Katherine King (d 03.02.1725, dau of James King of Corrard or Gola)
i. Sir James Somerville, Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1st Bart (d 16.08.1748)
  m. (02.02.1713) Elizabeth Quaile (d 10.11.1725, dau of William Quaile, alderman of Dublin)
  a. Sir Quaile Somerville of Brownstown, 2nd Bart (bpt 14.03.1714, d 05.12.1772)
  m1. (19.02.1740) Mary Warburton (d 28.02.1748, dau of George Warburton)
  (1) Sir James Quaile Somerville of Somerville, 3rd Bart (d c1800)
  m. (16.06.1770) Catherine Crofton (d 1775, dau of Sir Marcus Lowther, later Crofton, Bart of Moate)
  (A) Sir Marcus Somerville of Somerville, 4th Bart (d 11.07.1831) had issue
  m1. (01.10.1801) Mary Anne Gorges-Meredyth (dau of Sir Richard Gorges Meredyth, Bart of St. Catherine's Grove)
  Their elder son was created Lord Athlumney in 1863 and Lord Meredyth in 1866.
  m2. (07.04.1825, sp?) Elizabeth Geale (d 04.05.1896, dau of Piers Geale of Dublin)
  (B) James Somerville of Ross (d 23.04.1837) had issue
  m. Frances Thompson (d 06.08.1835, dau of Skeffington Thompson of Rathnally)
  (2)+ other issue - Warburton (dsp), William (d unm)
  m2. (11.04.1755) Sarah Towers (dau of Thomas Towers of Archerstown)
  (4) Martha Mathilda Somerville (d 16.09.1826)
  m1. (01.04.1773) Gustavus Hamilton, 5th Viscount Boyne (b 20.12.1749, d 29.02.1816)
  m2. (11.07.1821) Sir Thomas Webb, Bart (d 26.03.1823)
b. William Somerville (b 1720, d 03.1780, Major)
  m1. Sarah
  (1) Ann Somerville
  m. P.P. Delabertouche
  (2) Elizabeth Somerville
  m. _ Jebb (Dr.)
  (3) Jane Somerville
  m. Sir Henry Jebb
  m2. (1774) Elizabeth Munroe (d 16.03.1817, dau of James Munroe)
  (4) William Somerville of Ardrass (b 03.03.1776, d 19.12.1844, Captain) had issue
  m. (30.08.1800) Elizabeth Bellingham (d 16.12.1839, dau of Col. Henry Bellingham)
  c. James Somerville (bpt 22.10.1722, dsp 1797)
  m. (22.12.1750) Deborah Constable (dau of Edward Constable)
  d. Katherine Somerville (b 13.07.1716)
  m. (c1744) Sir Joseph Moore, 1st Bart of Annabella (d 24.12.1801)
  e. Anne Somerville (b 16.02.1719)
  m. (06.06.1742) William Murray of Ronnalsway
  ii.+ 4 daughters



An Anglican minister who "fled from persecution in Scotland 1692" was ...
William Somerville (Rev.)
BIFR1976 identifies William's wife as Agnes, dau/coheir of Sir Patrick Agnes, 1st Bart of Lochnaw, and shows that their elder son was born in 1688. Sir Patrick, 1st Bart, did have a daughter Agnes but her marriage was in 1622. We presume that William's wife has been misidentified and so show her simply as ...
m. Agnes Agnew
1. William Somerville (b 1688)
2. Thomas Somerville (b 1689, rector of Myross, Braad & Castleway, co. Cork)
  m. (23.12.1723) Anne Neville (dau of John Neville of Newcastle (co. Dublin) & Newrath, widow of John Perry of Woodroffe)
  A. Thomas Somerville of Castlehavem, co. Cork (d 03.1793)
  m. (1759) Mary Townsend (d 1815, dau of Captain Philip Townsend of Derry)
i. Thomas Townsend Somerville of Drishane & Castlehavem (d 06.1811)
  m. (11.1796) Elizabeth Beecher Townsend (d 02.1832, dau of John Townsend of Shepperton)
  a. Thomas Somerville of Drishane, Sheriff of co. Cork (b 1797, d 19.05.1882) had issue
  m. (12.10.1822) Henrietta Augusta Townsend (dau of Col. Richard Boyle Townsend of Castletownhead)
  b. John Townsend Somerville (b 1800, d 1861, Major)
  m. (05.1836) Frances Margaret Herbert (dau of Rev. Arthur Herbert of Myrton Wood)
  c. Philip Horatio Townsend Somerville (d 12.05.1881, Vice Admiral, 6th son) had issue
  m. Mary Stewart Matiland-Makgill-Crichton (dau of David Matiland-Makgill-Crichton of Rankeillour)
d. James Edward Somerville (b 18.02.1810, d 1904) had issue
  m. (13.06.1847) Ellen French (d 03.02.1917, dau of John French of Rath)
  e. Morris Townsend Somerville (b 1811, d 1891, to Australia) had issue
  m. Mary Anketell
  f. Mary Somerville (d 1894)
  m. Jonas Morris Townsend of Point House & Australia (d 1862, son of Richard of Point House)
  g. Elizabeth Somerville
  m. (1831) Richard Neville Somerville of Millfield (d 06.11.1909, son of Richard Neville, cousin)
  h.+ other isuse - Richard (d young), William Henry (d young), Henry Owens Becher (d 1867, rector of Doneraille)
  ii. Richard Neville Somerville had issue
  m. Letitia Hungerford (dau of Thomas Hungerford of The Island)
iii. Philip Somerville of The Prairy, Schill, co. Cork had issue
  m1. Maria Townsend (dsp, dau of Rev. Horatio Townsend of Derry)
  m2. (08.1816) Henrietta Anna Margaretta Townsend (dau of Richard Townsensd of Castletownhead)
  iv. Anna Somerville
  m. Joseph Reeves (son of Robert)
  v. Mary Somerville (d 1848)
  m. Edward Becher
  vi. Catherine Somerville
  m. Thomas Hungerford of Farley Cottage
  vii. Alice Somerville
  m. William Parker (son of Michael of Passage West)
  viii. Judith Somerville
  m. (1789) Becher Fleming of New Court
  ix. Agnes Somerville
  m. John Townsend (Captain)
  x.+ other issue (d unm) - Susan, Harriet
  B. Agnes Somerville
  m. _ Griffin (Dr.)
  C. Margaret Somerville
  m. William Limerick of Union Hall
  D. Judith Somerville
  m. Rev. W. Cameron (cousin)
  E. AliceSomerville
  m. William Ancram (Major)
  F.+ other issue - Edward (dsp, to America), James (dsp, to America), John (dsp, to America), Elizabeth
3. Judith Somerville
  m. William Cameron of Lochbar (dean)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 11.03.06) : BP1934 (Somerville), BP1870 (Athlumney)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 06.01.10) : BIFR1976 (Somerville)
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