KIERNAN

From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart

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Arms: See those of the "O'Hart" family.

CAIRBRE an-Daimh-Airgid, who is No. 91 on the "O'Hart" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Ciarnain, and MacCiarnain; anglicised Kiernan, and MacKiernan.[1]

91. Cairbre and Daimh Airgid, King of Orgiall.

92. Aodh (or Hugh): his son; whose eldest brother Daimhin was an ancestor of O'Hart; had two younger brothers—1. Cormac, who was the ancestor of Maguire; 2. Naidsluagh [nadslo], the ancestor of MacMahon, of Monaghan.

93. Fergus: his son.

94. Cormac: his son.

95. Eanachan: his son.

96. Iorghuileach: his son.

97. Lughan: his son.

98. Cearnach: his son.

99. Feareadhach ("feareadhach:" gen. "feareaduighe:" Irish, a dressy man): his son; a quo Cineal Feareaduighe or O'Feareaduighe, anglicised Faraday. The family of MacCathmhaoill, anglicised Campbell and MacCampbell (of Tyrone), are of this Cineal Feareaduighe. (See Note under the "Cowell" No. 1 pedigree.)

100. Maoldun: son of Fearedach.

101. Maolruanaidh [mulroona]: his son.

102. Tighearna ("tighearna:" Irish, a lord, an owner; Lat. "tyrann-us;" Gr. "turann-os"): his son; a quo O'Tighearnaighe, anglicised Tierney.

103. Ciarnain ("ciar:" Irish, dark-grey, and "ciar," a comb; "an," one who): his son; a quo O'Ciarnain and MacCiarnain.

104. Cearnach (2): his son.

105. Lochlann: his son.

106. Donoch: his son.

107. Lochlann (2): his son.

108. Feargal: his son.

109. Torloch: his son.

110. Flaitheartach: his son.

111. Tighearnan: his son.

112. Michiall [Michael]: his son.

113. Eocha: his son.

114. Aongus: his son.

115. Murtagh: his son.

116. Teige: his son.

117. Giollachriosd: his son.

118. Concobhar [connor]: his son.

119. Hugh (2): his son; had a brother named Connor.

120. Melaghlin: his son.

121. Teige: his son.

122. Hugh MacKiernan: his son; living A.D. 1709; first of the family who, after the battle of the Boyne, settled in the county Leitrim; had a brother named Michael.

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NOTES

[1] MacKiernan: There is a "McKiernan" family in the county Leitrim and in America, which we are as yet unable to connect with the foregoing Stem. For the present we give that genealogy in its alphabetical order.


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