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Samuel Blennerhassett

Samuel Blennerhassett,
of Tralee,
mar Catherine Connor and had issue:

  1. Henry Blennerhassett, of Dublin,
    mar Mary Poujade,
    her will dated 1 Jan 1802, see abstract in [MGH, 1883],
    will pr 25 May 1803,
    had issue:

    1. John Henry Blennerhassett.
      He must be John Henry Blennerhassett, of Terrace, Tralee, Protestant, listed as voting for William Denny, of Strand St, Tralee in general election, Tralee, 1835.
      He had issue:

      1. Anne Blennerhassett,
        mar Rowland Tallis Eagar and had issue.

    2. Mary Blennerhassett,
      born Ireland, born 1767,
      [Burkes Irish, 1976] says born 1764,
      age in 1851 census would say born 1776,
      mar 1791 to Capt. Thomas Blennerhassett and had issue.

    3. Charlotte Blennerhassett, mar Rowland Eagar.

  2. Avice Blennerhassett, born 1742.
    Some sources have her as "Anne". But marriage to John Moore Eagar says "Avice".
    She mar 1stly to John Hoare.
    She mar 2ndly, pre-1776, to Robert Blennerhassett and had issue.
    At 3rd marriage in 1807, she was age 65 and husband was age 36. The ages are so strange that the Rector notes them.
    She mar 3rdly, 18 Nov 1807 [Tralee CoI par records] to John Moore Eagar [born 1771, a generation younger than her].

Extract from EAGAR in [Burkes Irish, 1958].
Lists John Moore Eagar's wife as "Anne" and as widow of "John Blennerhassett".

Extracts from BLENNERHASSETT in [Burkes Irish, 1976].
These now give her husband as Robert Blennerhassett, but still call her Anne.

She is "Avice" in her marriage in 1807 to John Moore Eagar.
From Tralee par records.

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