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Abandoned families - Denny - Contents


Col. Edward Denny

Col. Edward Denny,
born 1676.
He mar 1699 to Letitia Coningsby [dau of Thomas Coningsby, 1st Earl Coningsby].
She is descendant of Edward III. See [Roberts, 2008]. See descent by Ed Mann.
Col. Edward died 1727.
He and his wife are both buried in the Denny vault, Tralee church. See [Denny, 1908].
Col. Edward and Letitia had issue:

  1. Frances Lucia Denny,
    born 1701,
    mar Arthur Blennerhassett.

  2. Arthur Denny,
    of Tralee, MP,
    born 1704.
    He mar 1727 to Lady Arbella Fitzmaurice [born 1707, NOT Arabella].
    She was dau of Thomas Fitzmaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry by his wife Anne Petty, dau of Sir William Petty, Kt. (who mapped Ireland in the mid-17th century).
    Arthur died 1742.
    Lady Arbella lived as a widow until 1792.
    She was a major figure in charity and philanthropy in Dublin.
    She lived Lisaniskea, Rock Road, Blackrock, Co.Dublin (see modern street view).
    They are both both buried in the Denny vault, St.John's church, Tralee [Denny, 1908].

  3. Sir Thomas Denny,
    of Tralee Castle.
    He mar 1740 to his 1st cousin Agnes Blennerhassett [born 1722].
    He was knighted 1743.
    He died 1761.
    He and his wife are both buried in the Denny vault, St.John's church, Tralee [Denny, 1908].
    They had issue:

    1. Letitia Denny, mar 1758 to Rowland Bateman and had issue.

    2. Jane Denny, mar her 1st cousin Sir Barry Denny, 1st Baronet and had issue.

  4. Rev. Barry Denny, born 1705.

Lady Arbella Denny.
See original resolution.
Copyright Representative Church Body. Used with permission.

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