The Drone Family

Drone family crest

(Crest No. 216. Plate 33.)

THE Drone family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Amalgaid, son of Fiachra, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Dron and signifies “Steadfast.” The possessions of the sept were located in the present County of Cavan.