Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Rev. John Day

Rev. John Day, father of Judge Robert Day.
Portrait by John Hunter.
From [Day, 1938]. See full size.

Rev. John Day.
He mar 1737 to Lucy Fitzgerald [descendant of Edward I].
She was dau of Maurice FitzGerald, 14th Knight of Kerry. See 14th Knight at wikitree and genealogics and thepeerage.
Lucy descends from Connor O'Brien, 3rd Earl of Thomond.
See descent in Denny papers.
See descent on p.91 and p.92 of [Diary of Judge Robert Day, 1807-1813].
See also her ancestry under DAY in [Foster's Royal Descents, 1883 and 1885].
Rev. John and Lucy had issue:

  1. Rev. Edward Day,
    Archdeacon of Ardfert 1782-1808,
    had issue:

    1. Lucy Day, mar 1796 to Rev. William Godfrey and had issue.
    2. Rev. Edward Day, mar 1802 to Harriet Rowan.

  2. John Day,
    Mayor of Cork,
    mar Margaret Hewson,
    had issue:

    1. Rev. John Day, born 1770.
      See [Ardfert and Aghadoe Clergy, p.137].
      He mar 1798 to Arabella Godfrey [descendant of Edward III].
      Rector of Kiltallagh, Co.Kerry, 1809-1817.
      They had issue:

      1. Agnes Day,
        born 1800.
        She mar 1817 to James Butler [born 1780] and had issue.

  3. Judge Robert Day,
    Hon. Justice Robert Day, Bob, judge, MP,
    born 1 July 1746, NOT 1745.

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