O'Murphy (No.10) family genealogy - Irish Pedigrees

O'Murphy Reamhar, of Muscry and Kinalmeaky

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

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THE chief seat of this branch of the "O'Murphy" family in the county Cork, was Rereamhar (pronounced "rerour"), a townland in the parish of Kilbonane, and barony of Muscry.

1. Michael, living at Rerour (or Rereamhar), circa 1632.

2. Conn Reamhar: his son; living at Rerour in 1656; had two sons:

I. Michael.

II. John, of whom see "O'Murphy" (No. 11) pedigree.

3. Michael: son of Conn Reamhar.

4. Conn: his son; left Rerour and settled in the parish of Murragh, in Carbery.

5. Michael, of Farranalough: son of Conn; m. Mary O'Mahony and had issue by her:

I. Conn, of whom presently.

II. Denis, who m. a Miss Cooney, and had:—1. Michael, who d. s. p.; 2.Mary (living in 1887), who m. Patrick Cahill of Farnanes, county Cork, and has had issue; 3. Ellen, who became a Sister of Mercy in Kinsale; and other children who d. young.

III. Daniel, who m., and had: 1. Michael who m. twice: first, to Mary Wall (see the "Wall" pedigree), and by her had—Mary, Kate, and Daniel; mar., secondly, to Mary Regan, and by her also had issue:—William, who emigrated; Mary, m. in Kinsale, and had issue.

IV. Michael of Insirahill (Crookstown), who m. Mary MacSwiney of Clodagh, and by her had: 1. Michael, who d. s. p. 2. Conn, twice mar.—first to Miss Ahern, by whom he had: Michael, who went with his parents to America; Denis, Daniel, and Mary, who d. s. p. in Ireland; Anne, Kate, and Ellen, who also went to America. This Conn, married, secondly, in America, and by his second wife had: Denis, Daniel, James, Peter, and Bridget. 3. Denis, the third son of Michael (IV), of Insirahill, was Parish Priest in Kinsale. 4. Daniel, who is now (1887) Lord Bishop of Tasmania; he first became a Priest on the Indian Mission; was, in 1846, consecrated Bishop of Hydrabad; and in 1866 translated from that See to Tasmania. 5. Mary, who m. Robert Beechinor of Clonakilty, and has had: Daniel, who is a Parish Priest in Tasmania; Michael, who is also a P.P. in Tasmania; Denis, and Jeremiah who (in 1887) are farmers at Killeh, near Midleton; Mary, who was a Nun, died in San Francisco; Ellen (in religion "Sister Francis Xavier"), a Nun in Tasmania, living in 1887; Anne, d. s. p.; Margaret, who m. John MacSwiney, C.E., county Mayo, and has issue: Margaret-Mary, Mary-Ellen, Honoria (a Nun, deceased), and Kate. 6. Anne (in religion, "Sister Mary Joseph"), a Nun in the Presentation Convent, Bandon, which she entered in 1838, living in 1887. 7. Ellen (in religion "Sister Mary Xavier"), a Nun, dead.

V. Anne: the fifth child of Michael (No. 5); married a Mr. Donegan of Carrigaline, near Cork, and has had issue.

VI. Ellen, married a Mr. Murphy (Caol) of Kilcrea, and has had issue.

VII. Mary, who m. Thomas Wall of Gurranamuddach (see the "Wall" pedigree), and had issue.

6. Conn: second son of Michael, married twice: 1st, to Miss O'Crowley, by whom he had:

I. Michael, who d. s. p.

II. Mary, who married Jeremiah MacCarthy of Inshirahill, and had:—1. Jeremiah, who emigrated; 2. Margaret, living in 1887; 3. William, who m. a Miss Lordan, and has issue.

This Conn m., secondly, Anne O'Daly, and by her had:

III; Denis, of whom presently.

IV. Daniel, who d. a student in Maynooth College.

V. Conn, a Parish Priest in Ballinhassig.

7. Denis: son of Conn (No. 6); married a Miss O'Healy, and has had—1. Conn, 2. Anne, 3. Ellen.

8. Conn: son of Denis; living at Inshirahill, unm. in 1887.

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