Kane family genealogy - Irish Pedigrees

Of Drumreaske, County Monaghan

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

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Arms: Gu. three fishes haurient ar. in the centre chief point an estoile or. Crest: A naked arm embowed ppr. charged with an estoile gu. and holding in the hand a sword also ppr.

AODH (or Hugh) a younger brother of Sir Donal Ballach who is No. 119 on the (No.1) "O'Cahan" pedigree, was the ancestor of Kane, of Drumreaske, county Monaghan.

119. Hugh: second son of Rory Ruadh; m. Mary, dau. of O'Connor Faile.

120. Richard: their son; was twice m.: first, to Julian O'Dempsey, by whom he had two sons—1. John, 2. Mathew (or Ferdorach); and, secondly, to Mary O'Dunn, of Brittas, county Dublin, by whom he had Hugh, who m. Anne MacCoghlan, and had an only child Sarah O'Cahan.

121. John (or Shane): the eldest son of Richard; married Catherine O'Mulloy.

122. Mathew (or Ferdorach), who d. 1699: eldest son of John; m. the said Sarah O'Cahan, his first cousin, and had Joseph; Nathaniel; and other children who died young. This Joseph who was Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1725, d. without male issue.

123. Nathaniel, Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1734: second son of Mathew; founded the Bank of "Kane and Latouche." Married Martha Thwaites (who d. 1741) and had—1. Nathaniel, who d. s.p. and unm. 1750; 2. Joseph; 3. Elizabeth, m. to Mathew Weld, and had a dau. m. to the Right Rev. John Brinkley, Astronomer Royal of Ireland, and Lord Bishop of Cloyne; 4. Martha, d. unm. 1778; 5. Mary, m. to John Walker, of Dublin; 6. Esther, died 1752.

124. Joseph (d. 1801): second son of Nathaniel; m. Mrs. Mary Maxwell, nee Church, and by her had— 1. Nathaniel; 2. Joseph-Thomas (d. 1837), who was twice married, and left issue; 3. John-Daniel, Col. 4th Regiment, who was thrice m., and left issue.

125. Nathaniel (d. 1826), Col. 4th Foot: eldest son of Joseph. Married Elizabeth Nisbett (d. 1858), and had—1. Joseph; 2. Nathaniel (d. 1844); 3. Rev. Francis, Rector of Fenagh, county Leitrim, m. in 1864 to Anne Shea; 4. John, of the Castle of Mohill, D.L., b. 1810, m. twice: first, in 1839, his cousin Matilda Nisbett, and by her had issue; and, secondly, in 1859, m. Anne Hyde, and by her had one son Arthur Hyde Kane, b. 1860, died 24th May, 1880; 5. William, a Medical Doctor; 6. Mathew, an A.M., and M.D.

126. Joseph: eldest son of Nathaniel; m. Eliza-Jane, Madlle. de Vismes, and had—1. William-Francis-de Vismes Kane, 2. Eliza-Jane-Margaret (d. 1861).

127. William-Francis de Vismes Kane, of Drumreaske, county Monaghan, J.P.: son of Joseph; b. 1840, and living in 1887; m. 2nd Sept., 1862, Amelia-Maria-Jane, only dau. of the Rev. Charles-James Hamilton, Incumbent of Kimberworth, county of York, England, and has had issue—1. Joseph-George-Auriol Kane (b. 29th June, 1865), 2. Emmeline-Rosa-Margaret—both living in 1887.

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