The McKesy Family

McKesy family crest

(Crest No. 309. Plate 26.)

THE McKesy 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 Maolmocheirges and signifies “Early Rising.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present Counties of Sligo and Monaghan.