William Persse1

M, #117071, b. 1728, d. 1802
Last Edited=20 Jan 2014
     William Persse was born in 1728 at Roxborough House, County Galway, Ireland.2 He was the son of Robert Persse and Elizabeth Parsons.3,2 He married, firstly, Sarah Blakeney, daughter of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse, in 1750 at County Galway, Ireland, with issue.1,3 He married, secondly, Sarah Persse, daughter of Francis Persse and Sarah Skerrett, before 18 September 1787 at Ireland.3 He died in 1802 at Corbally, County Galway, Ireland.1,3
     He held the office of High Sheriff of County Galway in 1766.2 In 1777 he formed the Roxborough Volunteers.2 He was an Irish Patriot who did much to attempt reformation of Irish Parliament.2 He was a correspondent of George Washington, to whom he sent a number of plants.2 He lived at Roxborough, County Galway, Ireland.1

Children of William Persse and Sarah Blakeney

Children of William Persse and Sarah Persse

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."

Sarah Blakeney1

F, #117072, b. after 1728, d. before 1787
Last Edited=3 Jan 2014
Consanguinity Index=3.13%
     Sarah Blakeney was born after 1728 at Abbert, County Galway, Ireland.2 She was the daughter of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse.1 She married William Persse, son of Robert Persse and Elizabeth Parsons, in 1750 at County Galway, Ireland, with issue.1,2 She died before 1787.3,2
      From 1750, her married name became Persse.1

Children of Sarah Blakeney and William Persse

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Colonel John Blakeney1

M, #117073, d. 21 July 1747
Last Edited=1 Feb 2014
     Colonel John Blakeney was the son of Colonel Robert Blakeney and Sarah Ormsby.1 He married Grace Persse, daughter of Henry Persse and Mary Stratford, on 29 January 1745.1,2 He died on 21 July 1747.1
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Galway in 1727.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Galway in 1727.1 From 1727 Colonel John Blakeney held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Athenry.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Galway Dragoons.1 He purchased Abbert, Monivea, County Galway, Ireland, on 14 May 1734.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Galway in 1738.1 He lived at Abbert, County Galway, Ireland.3

Children of Colonel John Blakeney and Grace Persse

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S7000] Richard Persse, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 26 January 2014. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Grace Persse1

F, #117074, b. 1692
Last Edited=1 Feb 2014
     Grace Persse was born in 1692.2 She was the daughter of Henry Persse and Mary Stratford.1,3 She married Colonel John Blakeney, son of Colonel Robert Blakeney and Sarah Ormsby, on 29 January 1745.1,2
      From 29 January 1745, her married name became Blakeney.1

Children of Grace Persse and Colonel John Blakeney

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Blakeney, page 127. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S7000] Richard Persse, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 26 January 2014. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Sarah Persse1

F, #117075, d. January 1792
Last Edited=20 Jan 2014
     Sarah Persse was the daughter of Francis Persse and Sarah Skerrett.1 She married William Persse, son of Robert Persse and Elizabeth Parsons, before 18 September 1787 at Ireland.1 She died in January 1792.1

Children of Sarah Persse and William Persse

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."


Thomas Persse1

M, #117076, d. before 22 November 1817
Last Edited=3 Jan 2014
     Thomas Persse married Jane Persse, daughter of Francis Persse and Dorothy Blakeney.1 He died before 22 November 1817.1
     He lived at Ballyglass, County Galway, Ireland.1

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."

Sarah Skerrett1

F, #117077
Last Edited=3 Jan 2014
     Sarah Skerrett is the daughter of Anthony Skerrett.1 She married Francis Persse, son of Henry Persse and Mary Stratford, in 1744 at County Galway, Ireland.1
     She lived at Drumgriflin, County Galway, Ireland.2 From 1744, her married name became Persse.1

Children of Sarah Skerrett and Francis Persse

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 page 951. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Henry Persse1

M, #117078, b. circa 1739, d. 29 June 1805
Last Edited=23 Feb 2014
     Henry Persse was born circa 1739 at Roxborough House, County Galway, Ireland.1 He was the son of Robert Persse and Elizabeth Parsons.1 He died on 29 June 1805 at Aughnacloy, County Tyrone, Ireland, without issue.1 He was buried at Castleboy Cemetery, County Galway, Ireland.1
     He was commissioned on 6 August 1761 with the rank of Ensign, in the service of the 31st Regiment of Foot.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1762.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1769 in the service of the 46th Regiment.2 He fought in the American War of Independence.2 He retired from the military on 6 June 1777.2 He gained the rank of Brevet Captain in 1793 in the service of the Galway Militia.2

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  2. [S6670] J.P. Levinge, "re: Levinge Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 16 May 2013. Hereinafter cited as "re: Levinge Family."

Robert Persse1

M, #117079, b. after 1730, d. 1758
Last Edited=22 Jul 2012
     Robert Persse was born after 1730 at Roxborough House, County Galway, Ireland.1 He was the son of Robert Persse and Elizabeth Parsons.1 He married Anne Brooke, daughter of Sir Arthur Brooke, 1st and last Bt., on 14 June 1756.1 He died in 1758, without issue.2

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 page 951. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Anne Brooke1

F, #117080, b. before 1740
Last Edited=23 Feb 2014
     Anne Brooke was born illegitimately before 1740.1 She was the daughter of Sir Arthur Brooke, 1st and last Bt.2 She married Robert Persse, son of Robert Persse and Elizabeth Parsons, on 14 June 1756.1
      From 14 June 1756, her married name became Persse.1

Citations

  1. [S1042] Peter Wood, "re: Persse Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 26 February 2003. Hereinafter cited as "re: Persse Family."
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]