O'Shea family genealogy - Irish Pedigrees

Of Limerick

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

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Arms: Same as "O'Shee."

JOHN, the fifth son of Sir Richard, who is No. 6 on the "O'Shee" Genealogy, next, infra, was the ancestor of this branch of that family.

7. John: son of Sir Richard, had:

8. Lucas, who had:

9. Nicholas, who had:

10. Richard, who had:

11. William, who had:

12. Martin, who had two sons:

I. William, of whom presently.

II. Henry, who had four children:

I. William, Duke de Santucar, created a Grandee of Spain, who m. Christina, daughter of the Duke of Villamar.

II. Henry, who mar. Marie, daughter of the Count de Montebello.

III. Christine, who m. Col. Fane, of Fulbeck, in Lincolnshire, England.

IV. Mary, who m. Honble. George Vaughan.

13. William O'Shea,[1] living A.D. 1798, who went to Spain: son of Martin. This William married Margaret, dau. of John Howley, of Rich Hill, Limerick, and had three sons:

I. Henry, of whom presently.

II. John, who m. Senora Dona Ysabel Hurtado de Corcuera, of Madrid.

III. Thaddeus, who m. Margaret, daughter of Edward Craneach Quinlan, of Rosanna, co. Tipperary.

This branch of the family is therefore partly Spanish and partly Limerick.

14. Henry O'Shea: son of William; m. Catherine (a Countess of Rome), daughter of Edward C. Quinlan, above-mentioned, and had a son and a daughter:

I. William-Henry, of whom presently.

I. Countess Marie O'Shea, Chanoinesse, and Lady of the Royal Order of Theresa of Bavaria; d. unm., Dec., 1884.

15. William-Henry O'Shea: son of Henry; late M.P. for Galway; J.P. for the county of Clare; late Captain 18th Hussars; living in 1887; is an Hereditary Count of the Holy Roman Empire.

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[1] William O'Shea: This Pedigree is authenticated by the Lord Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe, under the Consistorial Seal, dated 1st June, 1818; also by the Mayor and Sheriff of the Citizens of Limerick.