The Finnellan Family

Finnellan family crest

(Crest No. 112. Plate 16.)

THE Finnellan family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heber. The founder of the family was Cormac Cas, son of Olliol Ollum, King of Munster, A. D. 177, and his consort, Sabia, daughter of Con of the Hundred Battles, King of Ireland, A. D. 148. The ancient name was Feinnidhelan and signifies “Perfect Soldier.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present Counties of Tipperary and Roscommon.