George Laughton1

M, #233991
Last Edited=11 Jun 2007
     George Laughton lived at Fareham, Hampshire, England.1

Child of George Laughton

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham1

M, #233992, d. 7 October 1800
Last Edited=3 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham
by George Romney 2
     Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham was the son of John Maxwell, 1st Baron Farnham and Judith Barry.1,3 He married, firstly, Margaret King, daughter of Robert King, on 15 January 1751.1 He married, secondly, Grace Burdett, daughter of Arthur Burdett and Grace Head, on 5 August 1771.1 He died on 7 October 1800.1
     He held the office of Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas [Ireland] between 1741 and 1800.1 He was admitted to King's Inn, Dublin in 1748 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-law.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Cavan between 1756 and 1760.1 He held the office of Bencher of King's Inn, Dublin in 1757.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Armagh City between 1761 and 1768.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Cavan between 1768 and 1779.1 In 1771 his name was legally changed to Barry Barry.1 In 1779 his name was legally changed to Barry Maxwell.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Farnham, of Farnham, co. Cavan [I., 1756] on 16 November 1779.1 He was created 1st Viscount Farnham, co. Cavan [Ireland] on 10 January 1781.1 He was created 1st Earl of Farnham, co. Cavan [Ireland] on 22 June 1785.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] in 1796.1

Children of Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham and Grace Burdett

Children of Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham and Margaret King

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1392. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Maxwell, 1st Baron Farnham1

M, #233993, d. 6 August 1759
Last Edited=3 Apr 2011
     John Maxwell, 1st Baron Farnham was the son of Reverend Henry Maxwell and Anne Stewart.2 He married Judith Barry, daughter of James Barry and Anne Meredyth, in June 1719.2 He died on 6 August 1759.3
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Cavan between 1727 and 1756.2 He was created 1st Baron Farnham, of Farnham, co. Cavan [Ireland] on 6 May 1756.2

Children of John Maxwell, 1st Baron Farnham and Judith Barry

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1392. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976 Barry, page 71. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Margaret King1

F, #233994, d. 4 December 1766
Last Edited=15 Jul 2010
     Margaret King was the daughter of Robert King.1 She married Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham, son of John Maxwell, 1st Baron Farnham and Judith Barry, on 15 January 1751.1 She died on 4 December 1766.1
      From 15 January 1751, her married name became Maxwell.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1392. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert King1

M, #233995
Last Edited=11 Jun 2007
     Robert King lived at Drewstown, County Meath, Ireland.1

Child of Robert King

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.


Grace Burdett1

F, #233996, d. 8 March 1816
Last Edited=16 Jul 2010
     Grace Burdett was the daughter of Arthur Burdett and Grace Head.1,2 She married Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham, son of John Maxwell, 1st Baron Farnham and Judith Barry, on 5 August 1771.1 She died on 8 March 1816.3
      From 5 August 1771, her married name became Maxwell.1 As a result of her marriage, Grace Burdett was styled as Baroness Farnham on 16 November 1779. As a result of her marriage, Grace Burdett was styled as Viscountess Farnham on 10 January 1781. As a result of her marriage, Grace Burdett was styled as Countess of Farnham on 22 June 1785.

Children of Grace Burdett and Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1392. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Arthur Burdett1

M, #233997
Last Edited=27 Apr 2011
     Arthur Burdett is the son of Very Rev. John Burdett and Margaret Cole.2 He married Grace Head, daughter of John Head, in 1725.3
      He also had two other daughters.3 He lived at Lismalin, County Tipperary, Ireland.3 He lived at Ballymaney, County Kildare, Ireland.1

Children of Arthur Burdett and Grace Head

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

John James Maxwell, 2nd Earl of Farnham1

M, #233998, b. 5 February 1759, d. 23 July 1823
Last Edited=3 Apr 2011
     John James Maxwell, 2nd Earl of Farnham was born on 5 February 1759.1 He was the son of Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham and Margaret King.1 He married Grace Cuffe, daughter of Thomas Cuffe, in 1784.1 He died on 23 July 1823 at age 64, without issue.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Cavan between 1779 and 1783.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Cavan between 1793 and 1800.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Farnham, co. Cavan [I., 1781] on 7 October 1800.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Farnham, co. Cavan [I., 1785] on 7 October 1800.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Farnham, of Farnham, co. Cavan [I., 1756] on 7 October 1800.2 He held the office of Representative Peer [Ireland] between 1816 and 1833.1 On his death, his Earldom and Viscountcy became extinct.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1392. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Grace Cuffe1

F, #233999, d. 20 February 1856
Last Edited=11 Jun 2007
     Grace Cuffe was the daughter of Thomas Cuffe.1 She married John James Maxwell, 2nd Earl of Farnham, son of Barry Maxwell, 1st Earl of Farnham and Margaret King, in 1784.1 She died on 20 February 1856.1
      From 1784, her married name became Maxwell.1 As a result of her marriage, Grace Cuffe was styled as Countess of Farnham on 7 October 1800.

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Thomas Cuffe1

M, #234000
Last Edited=11 Jun 2007
     Thomas Cuffe lived at Grange, County Kilkenny, Ireland.1

Child of Thomas Cuffe

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 121. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.