MULLEN

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

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CONNOR, brother of Dathi who is No. 102 on the "Concannon" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Maolain; anglicised Malin, Mallin, Mollan, Mollon, Mollin, Moline, Moylan,[2] Moleyns, De Moleyns, MacMullen, Mullen, and Milne.

102. Connor: son of Dermod Fionn, the 30th Christian King of Connaught.

103. Donall: his son.

104. Maolan ("maolan:" Irish, a bald-pated man): his son; a quo O'Maolain; had a brother named Fionn ("fionn:" Irish, fair, handsome), a quo O'Finne, anglicised Finn.

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NOTES

[1] Mullen: Allen Mullen, or Moline, M.D., an eminent anatomist of his time, was born in the north of Ireland, in the middle of the 17th century. He took his medical degree in the University of Dublin in 1684, removed to London in 1686, and was elected a member of the Royal Society. Harris's Ware gives a list of six surgical treatises from the pen of Allen Mullen, published between 1682 and 1689; he died in 1690.

[2] Moylan: Stephen Moylan, Brigadier-General in the United States revolutionary army, was born in Ireland in 1734. He was one of the first to answer the call to arms against the British at Cambridge, Massachusetts; and who distinguished himself in many of the operations of the war. A man of education and gentlemanly address, he for a short time acted as aide-de-camp to Washington. He was made Brigadier-General by Brevet, in November, 1783, and after the peace occupied some civil posts in Pennsylvania. He died on the 11th April, 1811. His brother was Catholic Bishop of Cork.