O'Reilly (No.2) family genealogy

Of Scarva, County Down

Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, same Arms as "O'Reilly" (No. 1); 2nd and 3rd, ar. on a mount an oak tree a snake descending the trunk all ppr. supported by two lions ramp. gu. Crest: 1st.—An oak tree with a snake entwined descendant ppr. issuing out of a ducal coronet or; 2nd—An arm mailed in armour, couped at the elbow the gauntlet grasping a dagger all ppr. Motto: Fortitudine et prudentia.

EDMOND, brother of John Ruadh who is No. 123 on the foregoing (No. 1) "O'Reilly" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'Reilly, of Scarva, county Down.

123. Edmond, the last "O'Reilly;" lived at Kilnacrott, where he built a large castle; was twice married: first to Mary Plunket, daughter of Lord Dunsany, and secondly to Elizabeth Nugent, dau. of Thomas Lord Delvin. By the first marriage this Edmond had three sons—1. Cahir, 2. John, 3. Terence; by the second marriage, three sons—1. Myles, surnamed "The Slasher;" 2. Farrell, 3. Charles. This Edmond d. in 1601; was attainted after his death by an Act of Parliament, in the eleventh year of the reign of King James I.; and his estates forfeited to the Crown.

124. Terence: third son of Edmond, by the first marriage; had two sons—1. Brian, 2. John.

125. Brian: elder son of Terence; had two sons—1. John, of Belfast, 2. Miles, who was a Captain.

126. John, of Belfast: son of Brian.

127. Miles of Lurgan: his son. This Miles had five sons—1. John, 2. James, 3. Charles, 4. Marlow, 5. another John.

128. John: the fifth son of Miles; married in 1738, Lucy Savage, by whom he had two sons—1. Daniel, who died young, and 2. John.

129. John, M.P. for Blessington: second son of John; married Jane Lushington, by whom he had three sons—1. John-Lushington, 2. William-Edmond, 3. James-Myles.

130. John-Lushington Reilly, son of John; married Louisa Temple, by whom he had five sons, whose names—except the eldest—we have not yet ascertained.

131. John Temple Reilly, D.L., Scarva-House, Scarva, co. Down: son of John-Lushington Reilly; living in 1878.