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My ancestors - Conway - Contents

Conway of Castle Conway, Killorglin, Co.Kerry

John Conway,
of Bodrhyddan, between Rhuddlan and Dyserth, Flintshire, Clwyd, NE Wales (see map and satellite image),
NOT Bodrhyddran, Pembrokeshire,
mar 2ndly and had issue:

Edward Conway, had issue:

Sir John Conway, Knt, had issue:

  1. Sir John Conway, of Ragley, had issue:

    1. Sir Edward Conway, 1st Viscount Conway,
      cr Baron 1624, cr Viscount 1626, died 1630.

  2. Capt. Jenkin Conway,
    mar Mary Herbert [born est c.1550, descendant of Henry I and of Aoife Mac Murrough],
    granted 1587 (confirmed 1592) Killorglin, Co.Kerry, and the 13th century Killorglin Castle, as part of Munster Plantation,
    apparently died pre-1614,
    had issue:

    1. Elizabeth Conway, born est c.1575,
      mar Robert Blennerhassett and had issue.

    2. Jenkin Conway,
      [Houses of Kerry] says it was him (not his father) who had the grant of Killorglin confirmed in 1613 (or 1614),
      built a new castle at Killorglin and re-named it Castle Conway,
      mar Avis Dalton,
      he was bur in the chapel at Castle Conway,
      see his now-vanished tomb at Castle Conway,
      had issue:

      1. Edward Conway,
        of Castle Conway,
        mar Katherine Ryeves [descended through Touchet and Bourchier from Edward III],
        he was bur in the chapel at Castle Conway,
        see his now-vanished tomb at Castle Conway,
        had issue:

        1. Avice Conway [or Avis],
          "Avicia" in the Latin on her tomb,
          would be after grandmother,
          mar Capt. Robert Blennerhassett and had issue.

    3. Alice Conway, mar Edward Roe and had issue:
      1. Alice Roe, mar James Conway and had issue:
        1. Christopher Conway, of Clahane, Co.Kerry, mar Joan Roche and had issue:
          1. Elizabeth Conway, mar c.1700 to John O'Connell and had issue.

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