Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My ancestors - Blennerhassett - Contents


Dr. Rowan Purdon,
doctor in Tralee,
had issue:

Rev. George Richard Purdon,
born 1812, eldest son.
He mar 1836 to Mary Blennerhassett [born 16 Nov 1811].
He died 1842.
Mary and sister Alice erected stained glass window to parents in 1855.
She died 1883.
They had issue:

  1. Rowan Purdon,
    born 8 Jan 1838.
    [Foster's Royal Descents, vol.4, 1886] says this is a son.
    Bill Jehan thought this is a dau.
    Since the grandfather is Rowan, this must be a son.

  2. Major Rowland Purdon,
    born 26 Nov 1838 [same year as sibling],
    died unmarried, 25 May 1883.

  3. Letitia Purdon,
    Letitia Mary Anne Purdon.
    She mar 16 Aug 1864, Tralee, to her mother's 1st cousin Rev. John Collins and had issue.
    See mar cert from here.

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