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Families covered: Twigg of Dublin

BLGI1912 reports that "This family settled in co. Cavan in the early part of the 17th century." It starts with 2 brothers, shown here as son of ...
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1. Thomas Twigg of St. Kevins, Dublin (d 1672)
  m. Maria
  A. Thomas Twigg of Donnybrook Castle & Puckstown, co. Dublin (d 1702, Captain)
  m. (c07.1728) Alice Neville (dau of Richard Neville of Furnace)
  i. Thomas Twigg (b 1682, d 1728, 2nd son)
  m. (c03.1714) Anne Purefoy (d 11.1718, dau of Gamaliel Purefoy of Clonbullock)
  a. Elizabeth Twigg
  m. (18.02.1737) Robert Downes (MP)
  b.+ other issue (d young) - Thomas, Puerfoy
  ii. James Twigg of Bettystown, co. Meath (b 1685, d 1742)
  m. (c07.1730) Barbara Blacker (d 1784, dau of Stewart Blacker of Carrickblacker)
a. Thomas Twigg of Thorndale (b 1731, dsp 1800)
  m. (c06.1768) Mary Betty Carr (dau of Rev. Thomas Carr)
  b. John Twigg of Roughan, co. Tyrone (b 1741, d 1818, 4th son)
  m. (1785) Anne Despard (d 1816, dau of William Despard of Donore)
  (1) Thomas Twigg (b 1786, d 1872, rector of Pomeroy) had issue
  m. Sarah McCausland (dau of Frederick McClausland of Bessbrook)
  (2) James Twigg (b 1793, d 1875, 3rd son) had issue
  m. Gertrude Despard
  (3) John Twigg (b 1794, d 1866, Captain) had issue
  m1. (1831) Deborah Sandes
  m2. (1836) Elizabeth Knox (dau of Samuel Knox)
(4) Richard Stewart Twigg (b 1796, d 1888) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Story (dau of Rev. John Benjamin Story of Corick)
  (5) Samuel Twigg (b 1801, d 1869, rector of Tamlaght, 7th son) had issue
  m. (1838) Annie Hill Boyle (dau of Captain Henderson Boyle)
  (6) Gertrude Twigg (b 1788, d 1864)
  m. Samuel Wright of Desertlyn
  (7+ other issue (d unm) - George (d infant), William (b 1797, d 1820), Barbara (d 1870), Mary Anne (d 1879), Jane (d 1799)
  c. Alice Twigg (b 1735)
  m. (1773) Thomas Winder
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Stewart (b 1733, d 1755). James (b 1740, d 1833), Elizabeth (b 1734), Barbara (d young), Mary (d young)
  iii. Mary Twigg
  m. Ralegh Colpoys, Sheriff then Mayor of Limerick
  iv. Margaret Twigg
  m. Richard Maunsell (MP)
  v.+ other issue (d unm) - Francis (b 1681, d 1702), John (d 1739, Sheriff of Dublin), Richard (d after 1724)
  B. Robert Twigg, Sheriff of Dublin, Mayor of Limerick (d 1727)
  m. (c09.1692) Maria Taylor
i. Thomas Twigg (bpt 15.11.1694, d young)
  ii. Margaret Twigg (bpt 01.10.1693)
  m. (1720) George Wilkinson of Ballyvalley
  iii. Elizabeth Twigg
  m. Randall Holland (alderman of Limerick)
  C. Maria Twigg
  m. Isaac Ambrose
2. Charles Twigg (b 1641 (in co. Cavan), d 12.1680, Captain)
  m1. Miriam Ireland (dau of William Ireland of Liverpool, widow of Henry Worrall)
  A. William Twigg (b 1657, d 1725, Archdeacon of Limerick)
  m. Diana or Jane Wray (d 1780, dau/coheir of Sir Drury Wray, Bart of Rathcannon)
  i. Jane Twigg (d 31.08.1776)
  m. (02.04.1716) Rev. Stacpole Pery (d 1739)
  ii. Anna Twigg (b 1703-4, d 28.04.1789)
  m. (20.04.1725) Thomas Maunsell of Thorp Malsor
  B. John Twigg (b 1659, d 1731, rector of Castle Knock, Canon of St. Patrick's in Dublin)
  i. John Twigg
  m. (1731) Margaret Price
  ii. Thomas Twigg
  m. _ Higgin(s)
  iii. Paul Twigg (rector of Carlingford)
  m. (1733) Hannah Tuthill (dau of Roger Tuthill)
  a. Thomas Tuthill Twigg
  (1) Richard Elliott Twigg (Commander RN)
  b.+ other issue - Hugh (d unm 1790, Rev.), Michael, Paul (d unm), Roger of Carlingford (had issue)
  m2. (c10.1677) Letitia (widow of Robert Hall then Henry Martin)

Main source(s): BLGI1912 (Twigg, formerly of Thorndale)
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