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Fitzgerald of Dunmaniheen, Co.Kerry

No known connection with the main Fitzgerald family (the Geraldine).

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James Fitzgerald,
of Dunmaniheen (or Dunmanaheen, just E of Killorglin), Killorglin par, Co.Kerry,
he and his son Edward got lease of Dunmaniheen dated 29 Apr 1714,
lived to see great-grandchildren,
he died 1742 (would be at a great age),
had issue:

Capt. Edward Fitzgerald,
of Dunmaniheen,
mar 1stly, est c.1700, to Jane Leader,
his will dated 25 Mar 1738,
he died 1738 (before his father),
he died before a deed of 15 Aug 1738,
had issue by 1st wife:

  1. Mary Fitzgerald, born est c.1705-10,
    mar 7 June 1731 [settlement 20 May 1731]
    to Edward Blennerhassett [born 31 Mar 1705] and had issue.

Extract from 1811-12 case showing Mary Fitzgerald's ancestry.
A large number of trees on claim (without any source) that Mary Fitzgerald is dau of a Knight of Kerry.
1811-12 case shows that is false.

Notes written on a book by Frederick John Eagar.
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Dunmaniheen on 1829 to 1842 map.

Arms of Fitzgerald of Dunmaniheen.
From the arms of the 32 ancestral lines of James Franklin Fuller, made out in 1909 by the Dublin Office of Arms.
Courtesy of Teresa Stokes.
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