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Conway of Dublin

Conway of Dublin, and later of Cloghane (or Clahane), Co.Kerry.


The origin of Conway of Dublin and Cloghane

Elizabeth Roe, whose mother was Conway of Co.Kerry (family originally of Wales), married into another Conway family of Ireland.
Whether this other family is related has been much debated.
See discussion of the ancestry of this family in: There were claims that this family is related to Sir Fulke Conway or John Conwy of Bodrhyddan.
But ultimately the origin of Conway of Dublin and Cloghane is unknown.

James Conway,
of Dublin.
He mar 1632-1638 to Elizabeth Roe [poss. descendant of Henry I].
She was heiress of Cloghane (or Clahane), near Tralee, Co.Kerry.
They had issue:

  1. Christopher Conway,
    of Cloghane (or Clahane), Co.Kerry,
    mar Joan Roche,
    had issue:

    1. Thomas Conway,
      mar Anne Fitzgerald,
      had issue:

      1. Catherine Conway, mar James Mahony and had issue.

    2. Elizabeth Conway,
      mar c.1700 to John O'Connell and had issue.
      Ancestors of Daniel O'Connell.

    3. Robert Conway,
      mar Mary Hussey
      and had issue:

      1. Edmond Conway,
        or Edward.
        He mar 1743 to Christian Rice.
        They had issue:

        1. Rev. Robert Conway,
          died unmarried.

        2. Mary Conway.
          She mar 1784 to John Hurly and had issue.

Arms of Rev. Robert Conway.
Stuck in [Rowan, 1846].
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