Humphrys genealogy

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Matthew John de Courcy

Matthew John de Courcy,
born 1841.
Limerick City Coroner.

He mar 1868 to Kathleen McDonnell.
She was dau of John McDonnell, J.P., High Sheriff of Limerick City, of Fairy Hill, St. Patrick's par, Co.Clare (near Parteen and near Limerick city).
See her entry in tree by Paddy Waldron.

MacDonnell genealogies on pp.533-534 of [O'Hart, 1915, vol.1] show direct male-line descent of John McDonnell of Fairy Hill from Sir James MacDonnell, 2nd Baronet (died 1691). See Wikitree.
Ancestry at genealogics shows descent of this line from:

Matthew and Kathleen are listed in Limerick in 1901 census.
He died 1909, age 68 yrs.
See death notice and funeral report.
Kathleen is listed in Limerick in 1911 census.
They had issue:

  1. John de Courcy,
    John Stephen, born 1872, Limerick.

MacDonnell descent


MacDonnell of Co.Clare.
Extract from p.533 of [O'Hart, 1915, vol.1].

MacDonnell of Fairy Hill.
From p.534 of [O'Hart, 1915, vol.1].

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