Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


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Edward Day, grandfather of Judge Robert Day.
Portrait by Godfrey Kneller (died 1723).
From [Day, 1938]. See larger and full size.

Edward Day,
had issue:

  1. Rev. John Day.
    Father of Judge Robert Day.

  2. Rev. Edward Day,
    Rector of Tralee 1751-55 and 1758,
    mar Mary Rowan,
    had issue:

    1. Rev. James Day, born 1752,
      mar Margaret McGillycuddy [born est c.1760],
      Rector of Tralee 1805-18,
      he died 1818, age 66 yrs,
      had issue:

      1. Sarah Day, Sally,
        mar 19 August 1809 [Tralee CoI par records] to John James Hickson,
        had issue:

        1. Mary Hickson, born 3 May 1811,
          bapt 7 May 1811 [Tralee CoI par records] (and other scan),
          died young.

        2. Mary Agnes Hickson,
          born 27 November 1825, Nelson St, Tralee,
          bapt 1 December 1825 [Tralee CoI par records].
          Co.Kerry genealogist and historian.
          See her works.
          See controversy with James Franklin Fuller in Kerry Evening Post 1893.
          See historical articles in Kerry Evening Post 1897.
          She wrote to Rev. Thomas Enraght Lindsay in 1897.
          She died unmarried in Mitchelstown, Co.Cork, 6 Apr 1899, age 73 yrs.
          She was bur St.John's graveyard, Tralee (a bit out of town N of St.John's church, see modern street view).
          See reprints of historical articles in Kerry Evening Post 1908.

Grave of Mary Agnes Hickson.
Near main entrance of St.John's graveyard, Tralee.
See full size. See other shot.
See wider shot showing location.
Photos 2006 by Kate Healy Coburn.

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