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My ancestors - Rowan - Contents

Rowan of Co.Kerry

Dunaghy Old Rectory, main street, Clogh, Co.Antrim.
Think this is where Rev. Andrew Rowan lived up to 1717.
Photo 2010. See larger and full size.
See other shot and other shot.

John Rowan,
of Greenhead, a house or an area of Govan par, W side of Glasgow (see map), Lanarkshire, Scotland,
in the 19th cent Greenhead House was at Renfrew Rd, Govan (see map), though this may not be the exact location of the 17th cent house,
had issue:

  1. Rev. Andrew Rowan,
    born 1635,
    went to Co.Antrim, Ireland, 1650,
    Presbyterian minister of Dunaghy parish, Co.Antrim, from c.1658,
    the church was at Clogh (or Clough), N of Ballymena, Co.Antrim (see map),
    mar 1stly, c.1660, to ---- Mac Phedris,
    Rector of Dunaghy 1661,
    had issue by 1st wife:

    1. Capt. William Rowan of Derry,
      noted Williamite supporter, had issue:

      1. William Rowan, had issue:
        1. Jane Rowan, mar Gawen Hamilton [born 1729] and had issue:

          1. Archibald Hamilton Rowan, born 1751,
            United Irishman in 1798 Rising, ancestor of Rowan-Hamilton.

    2. Rev. John Rowan,
      ancestor of Rowan of Mount Davys, Co.Antrim, and Rowan of Australia.

    Rev. Andrew mar 2ndly, est c.1670, to Alice Dunlop [descendant of Robert II, King of Scotland and of Henry I],
    died 1717, age 82 yrs,
    bur Clogh church, Co.Antrim, (todo) any grave?,
    had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Robert Rowan.
    2. Archibald Rowan.

    3. George Rowan, born est c.1675,
      [Sir Henry Denny, 7th Baronet] has him as grandson, not son, but that is impossible given the dates (he had a daughter who married in 1716, he must be born 1675 or earlier).

Dunaghy Old Rectory, main street, Clogh, Co.Antrim.
Photo 2010. See larger and full size.
See other shot.

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