Crean family genealogy

Of Mayo and Sligo

Arms: Ar. a wolf ramp sa. betw. three human hearts, gu. Crest: A demi wolf ramp. sa. holding betw. the paws a human heart or. Motto: Cor mundum crea in me, Deus.

SCRALAGH, brother of Fionnbeartach who is No. 94 on the "Michel" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Creain; anglicised Crean, and Crane.

94. Scralach (or Tenelach): son of Endadaig (or Edalach).

95. Crean ("cre:" Irish, earth; "an," an interrogative particle ; and "Crean" means a buying): his son; a quo O'Creain.

96. Gairmliach: his son.

97. Donal: his son.

98. Crean Oge: his son.

99. Lochlann: his son.

100. Dalbach [1]: his son.

101. Maoldun: his son.

102. Maolmaodhog: his son.

103. Cathmaol: his son.

104. Gairmliach: his son; a quo O'Gairmliacha, anglicised Gormley, and Grimley, (see the "Grimley" pedigree).

105. Maccraith: his son.

106. Meanmnach ("meanma,"gen. "meanman:" Irish, comfort): his son: a quo MacMeanman, anglicised MacMenamin.

107. Connor: his son. This Connor had a younger brother named Donal, who was the ancestor of Grimley.

108. Dermod: son of Connor.

109. Brian; his son.

110. Feral: his son.

111. Aodh (or Hugh): his son.

112. Manus: his son.

113. Patrick: his son.

114. Donall: his son.

115. Manus (2): his son; had a brother named Richard.

116. Owen: son of Manus.

117. John: his son.

118. Andrew: his son.

119. John O'Crean: his son.


[1] Dalbach: This name signifies "blind drunk:" dall: Irish, "blind;" bach, "drunkenness." (Compare Bac-chus, the god of wine).