The Garvey Family

Garvey family crest

(Crest No. 300. Plate 28.)

THE Garvey family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Brian, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Gairbshias and signifies “Joy.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present Counties of Wexford, Down, and Armagh.