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Rev. Edward Maynard Denny


Rev. Edward Maynard Denny,
born 1793.
He was Rector of Tralee 1818-1831.
He mar 1stly, 1827, to Millicent Agnes Blennerhassett [born 1805].
He was Rector of Listowel and Aghavallin (Tarbert), Co.Kerry from 1833 to his death 1861.
Though he seems to be living at Blennerville until 1836.
See [Ardfert and Aghadoe Clergy] and [Gaughan, 1974].
Millicent Agnes listed as of Blennerville at burial.
She was bur 24 Feb 1834, age 29 yrs [Tralee CoI par records].
He had issue by 1st wife:


  1. Theodora Helena Denny,
    bapt 7 December 1828 [Tralee CoI par records].
    Died unmarried.

  2. Arthur Blennerhassett Denny,
    bapt 13 June 1830 [Tralee CoI par records].

    Penelope Jane is the only child listed in will of grandfather Arthur Blennerhassett 1838.
    The other two children must have died before 1838.


  3. Penelope Jane Denny,
    bapt 13 November 1831 [Tralee CoI par records].
    She mar 18 April 1860 [Listowel CoI church] to Richard Alexander O'Donnell [born 1834].
    See mar cert from here.
    He was younger son of Sir Richard Annesley O'Donnell, 4th Baronet. See Wikitree.
    See extract from O'DONEL in [Burkes Peerage, 1881, p.965]. Family of Newport House, Newport, Co.Mayo.

    Richard Alexander died 1867.
    They had issue:

    1. Melicent Agnes O'Donnell,
      or Millicent Agnes, born 1861.
      She mar 1883 to Edwin Thomas [born 1852, from Raheir, Co.Mayo].
      He changed name to Edwin O'Donnel [or O'Donel].
      He died 1932, Newport House, age 80 yrs. See death cert from here.
      She died 1933, Newport, age 72 yrs. See death cert from here.
      They had issue:

      1. George O'Donnel,
        KIA in WWI, 1915,
        died without issue.


Rev. Edward is party to [Deed, Apr 1834] and [Deed, June 1836]. Listed as of Blennerville.
He is party to [Deed, Oct 1836]. Listed as of Listowel.
He mar 2ndly, pre-1842, to Jane Gun [descendant of Edward III].
He is listed as Rector of Listowel and Tarbert on p.314 of [Slater's directory, 1846].
He is Rector of Listowel, living Listowel, in 1850, when dau bapt at Tralee.
Listed as Rector of Listowel and Tarbert in [Slater's directory, 1856].
He is "Vicar of Listowel" at dau's mar 1860.
He died 1861, Listowel.
Jane died 1878.
Rev. Edward had issue by 2nd wife:


  1. Amelia Denny,
    born 1850, NOT 1851,
    bapt 24 Feb 1850 [Tralee CoI par records],
    mar Jan Cornelis Gülcher [of Hilversum, Holland, apparently NOT of Amsterdam],
    had issue:

    1. Melicent Agnes Gülcher,
      mar Herman Gerard Mos and had issue:

      1. Herman Gerard Mos,
        researched family tree.



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