MacKEOGH (No.1)

Of Connaught

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

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Arms: Ar. a lion ramp. gu. in dexter chief a dexter hand couped at the wrist, and in the sinister a crescent, both of the second. Crest: A boar pass. az.

MELAGHLIN, the second son of Donoch who is No. 113 on the (No. 1) "O'Kelly" (of Hy-Maine) pedigree, was the ancestor of Clann-Eochaidh, of Connaught; anglicised MacEocha, MacKeogh, Kehoe, and Keough.

114. Melaghlin: son of Donoch O'Kelly.

115. Eochaidh Kelly: his son; a quo Clann Eochaidh ("each" [ogh]: Irish, a horse), meaning "the clan of the knight or horseman."

116. Cairbre Ruadh: his son.

117. Daniel MacEochaidh: his son; first assumed this sirname; had two brothers—1. Dermod Reagh, 2. Teige.

118. Edmond: son of Daniel.

119. Donoch: his son.

120. Col ("col:" Irish, impediment): his son.

121. Donoch: his son.

122. Edmund (2): his son; had a brother named Daniel Ruadh.

123. Eochaidh: son of Edmund.

124. Francis MacEochy (or MacKeogh): his son.

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