The Hagarty Family

Hagarty family crest

(Crest No. 82. Plate 52.)

THE Hagarty family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Eogan, ancestor of the Northern Hy Nials and son of Nial of the Nine Hostages, King of Ireland, A. D. 379. The ancient name was Agartach and signifies “Revengeful.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present Counties of Kerry and Sligo.

There are many persons of this name prominent in business circles in New York, among whom may be mentioned Mr. Michael H. Hagerty of Hagerty Brothers, glass manufacturers of New York, and Mr. J. Henry Hagerty and his brothers, oil merchants of that city.