Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.
Hugh Roe O'Donnell.
Male-line ancestor of:
Sir Richard Annesley O'Donel, 4th Baronet,
of Newport House, Newport, Co.Mayo.
See thepeerage and Wikitree.
He succ 1828.
His family inherited the Cathach of St. Columba (6th century AD manuscript). He donated it to the Royal Irish Academy in 1842.
He died 1878.
He had issue:
Richard Alexander O'Donel,
He mar 18 April 1860 to Penelope Jane Denny [bapt 13 November 1831, grand-dau of Arthur Blennerhassett of Blennerville].
See marriage settlement dated 17 Apr 1860.
See post-marriage settlement dated 28 Feb 1861.
Richard is listed after death as of Ballynahinch, Co.Down.
He died 7 July 1867, Achill, Co.Mayo.
(todo) See death of Richard Alexander O'Donel, [GROI], Newport, 1867, 3rd qr, age 33, vol 14 p 217.
Penelope is living 2 Holles St, Dublin, at admin of his estate 1867.
See her will (draft) dated 2 March 1868.
She fl 1885.
They had issue:
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