The Hearn Family

Hearn family crest

(Crest No. 266. Plate 42.)

THE Hearn family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heber. The founder of the family was Eogan More, son of Olliol Ollum, King of Munster, A. D. 177, and Sabia, his consort, daughter of Con of the Hundred Battles, A. D. 148. The ancient name was Haughern and signifies “Joy.” The possessions of the family were located in the present Counties of Cork, Limerick, and Clare.