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Thomas Blennerhassett, of Tralee

Thomas Blennerhassett,
of Tralee,
born est c.1670.
Supporter of William of Orange.
He was imprisoned at Galway and Dublin with his brother Black Jack in 1689-1690.

He mar Jane Darby.
Thomas Blennerhassett of Tralee witnessed [Deed of Nov 1728].
His will dated 11 May 1743. Says he lives in a "mansion house in Tralee".
He died 1743-1747.
Will proved 18 June 1747.
Jane fl 1747.
[Burkes Irish, 1976, p.138] says Thomas fl c.1773 but this is an error for fl 1733.
Thomas and Jane had issue:

  1. John Blennerhassett.
    Father of Thomas Blennerhassett, Treasurer of Co.Kerry.

  2. Arthur Blennerhassett.
    His will dated July 1780.
    Will proved 27 Mar 1781.
    Will would be burnt in 1922. Notes survive in [D950/1/9, p.38].

  1. Avice Blennerhassett.
    "Avis" in father's will.
    She mar Rev. Thomas Collis and had issue.

  2. Alice Blennerhassett.
    She mar her 1st cousin Thomas Hurly and had issue.

  3. Jane Blennerhassett.
    She mar 1stly (NOT 2ndly) to her 1st cousin John Hurly.
    She mar 2ndly, 9 Feb 1731 (think NOT Aug) to Maurice O'Connell and had issue.

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