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Arthur Blennerhassett, of Riddlestown


Margaret Hayes, wife of Arthur Blennerhassett.
From Bill Jehan.
See label.

Arthur Blennerhassett,
of Riddlestown Park, Co.Limerick.
He mar Margaret Hayes [dau and co-heiress of Jeremiah Hayes, of Cahir Guillamore, near Kilmallock, Co.Limerick].
See abstract of will of Jeremiah Hayes 1732.
Margaret was the only lady member of the Limerick Hellfire Club, which met at Askeaton Castle, Co.Limerick.
Arthur drowned in boating accident on Lakes of Killarney, Co.Kerry, Oct 1775.
(todo) See Hibernian Chronicle, 9 Oct 1775.
Arthur and Margaret had issue:

Gerald Blennerhassett,
of Riddlestown, Co.Limerick,
born c.1734.
He mar 1756 to Margaret Wilson [dau of Ralph Wilson].
He died 1774.
They had issue:

  1. Gerald Blennerhassett,
    of Riddlestown,
    born est c.1757 (parents married 1756, and he was on his 2nd mar by 1778).

Complete entry for Arthur Blennerhassett, of Riddlestown, in [Burkes Irish, 1976].
Letitia Blennerhassett is not listed.


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