Crofton family genealogy

County Roscommon

Arms: Per pale indented or and az. a lion pass. guard. counterchanged. Crest: A stalk of wheat (seven ears on one stalk) or. Motto: Dat Deus incrementum. Another: Pro patria et rege.

John Crofton, of Lisdurn, co. Roscommon, d. 16th Sept., 1637. He mar. Sarah, dau. of Richard Maypowder, and had nine sons and five daughters:

  1. Richard, of whom presently.
  2. William.
  3. John, who mar. Mary, dau. of Brent Moore.
  4. Colly, who m. Maud, dau. of — Cadle, of Cadlestown, and had one son:
    1. James Crofton.
  5. Thomas.
  6. Edward.
  7. Joshua.
  8. Luke.
  9. Robert.

The five daughters were:

  1. Eliza.
  2. Margaret.
  3. Joan.
  4. Kath., who m. Joseph Ware.
  5. Sara.

2. Richard: eldest son of John; mar. Anne, dau. of Sir Basil Brook, and had two sons:

  1. John.
  2. Richard.

3. John Crofton: son of Richard.