Coleman (No.2) family genealogy

Of Orgiall

Arms: Ar. on a chev. betw. three water bougets sa. a mullet of the first. Crest: A dove wings expanded ppr. in the beak a branch vert.

AIRMHEADHACH, a brother of Maolodhar Caoch, who is No. 92 on the "Brody" pedigree, was the ancestor of Clann Columain, of Orgiall; anglicised Coleman, Pigeon, Pidgeon and Dove.

92. Airmheadhach: son of Feareadhach Culdubh.

93. Columan ("columan:" Irish, a little dove): his son; a quo Clann Columain.

94. Conmaol: his son.

95. Ruadhrach ("ruadh:" Irish, lordship, valiant: Welsh, "rhydh"): his son; a quo O'Ruadhraigh, anglicised Hodges, Hodgeson, Hodgekins, and Hodgekinson.

96. Ceallach: his son.

97. Ruadhacan: his son.

98. Eachachan; his son.

99. Cumuscach: his son.

100. Oill: his son.

101. Muireadach: his son.

102. Ruaidhri ("ruaidhri:" Irish, red king) or Roderick: his son; a quo MacRuaidhrigh; anglicised Hobkins, Hobson, Hopkins.[1]

103. Muireadhach O'Columain: his son.


[1] Hopkins: This family was quite distinct from the O'Goibgin ("gob:" Irish, a beak, Heb. "gab;" "gin," a mouth) family, who also anglicised their name Hopkins; and a branch of whom lived in Connaught in our time.