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John Blennerhassett

The male-line ancestry of Thomas Blennerhassett, Treasurer of Co.Kerry, has been mis-identified in other works. The correct line is shown here. See proof in Blennerhassett of Killorglin by Bill Jehan.

John Blennerhassett.
He mar Margaret Blennerhassett [born 27 Oct 1721].
He died. She remarried.
John and Margaret had issue:

  1. Thomas Blennerhassett.
    Treasurer of Co.Kerry for many years.
    He mar Alicia O'Brien.
    Lived Annadale House, Annadale, Co.Kerry (SE of Killorglin, see modern satellite view).
    See note on 1808 baptism of his natural son Thomas on p.28 of [D950/1/9].
    Will dated 18 May 1815. Richard Francis Blennerhassett of Tralee is a Trustee.
    He died 1815. Will pr 7 Aug 1815.
    Will burnt in 1922. But notes survive on p.17 and p.18 of [D950/1/9].
    His will acknowledges his natural son Thomas Blennerhassett and his natural dau Catherine.
    Thomas had issue by his wife:

    1. Anne Blennerhassett.
      She mar Oct 1800 to Peter Thompson [of Tralee, born 1775].
      See marriage settlement, 22 Nov 1800, in [LR] book 532, p.323 (NOT 233), no.349171.
      They had issue:

      1. Alicia (or Alice) Thompson,
        mar 1820 to Ven. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan and had issue.

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