'FitzGibbon3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fitzgibbon of Ballyseeda, Fitzgibbon of Clare, Fitzgibbon of Mount Shannon

BIFR1976 reports that "This family is, by tradition, a junior branch of the Geraldines through the line of The White Knight."
Thomas Fitzgibbon of Ballylanders, co. Limerick
1. John Fitzgibbon
  m. _ Hayes (dau of William Hayes of Caher Guillamore)
  A. John Thomas Fitzgibbon of Ballyseeda. co. Limerick
  m. Elinor Grove (dau of Ion Grove of Ballyhamock by Annabella (or Arabella), dau of Robert Blennerhasset of Dublin & Clonmell)
i. John Fitzgibbon of Mount Shannon, co. Limerick (d 11.04.1780)
  TCB identifies identifes John's wife as Eleanor, dau of John Grove of Ballyhimmock, but this looks suspiciously like confusion with his mother (as identified by BIFR1976). BE1883, which starts with this generation, identifies her as Isabella, dau of John Grove of Ballyhimmock. BIFR1976 identifes her as ...
  m. _ Minchin
  a. son (dvp)
  b. John Fitzgibbon of Mount Shannon, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, 1st Earl of Clare (b 1748, d 28.01.1802)
m. (01.07.1786) Anne Whaley (d 13.01.1844, dau of Richard Chapel Whaley of Whaley Abbey by Anne, dau of Rev. Bernard Ward)
  (1) John Fitzgibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare (b 10.06.1792, dsp 18.08.1851)
  m. (14.04.1826) Elizabeth Julia Georgiana Burrell (b 25.03.1793, d 30.04.1879, dau of Peter, 1st Lord Gwydyr, by Barbara Elizabeth, 'Baroness Willoughby')
  (2) Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon, 3rd Earl of Clare (b 02.10.1793, d 10.01.1864) had issue (dspms)
  m. (1825) Diana Woodcock (d 29.09.1865, dau of Charles Bridges Woodcock of Brentford Butts)
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Isabella Mary Anne (b 20.05.1795), Louisa (b 10.06.1790)
  c. Arabella (or Isabella) Fitzgibbon
  m. James St. John Jeffereys of Blarney Castle (d 1796, Major)
d. Elizabeth Fitzgibbon
  m. (16.06.1763) William Beresford, Archbishop of Tuam (d 06.09.1819)
  e. Eleanor Fitzgibbon
  m. Dominick Trant of Dunkettle
  ii. Patrick Fitzgibbon of Newcastle, co. Limerick
  m. Mary de Lacy
  a. John Fitzgibbon
  m. _ Kean
  b. Dorothy Fitzgibbon
  m. Donough Henchy of Feenagh (d 05.02.1777)
  c. Mary Fitzgibbon
  m. Richard FitzGerald, Knight of Glin (d 29.06.1775)
  d. Barbara Fitzgibbon
  m. (27.09.1772) Henry Burnell of Ranaghan
e. Jane Fitzgibbon
  m. Bartholomew Hickie of Limerick (d before 06.07.1793)
  iii. Thomas Fitzgibbon
  a. Elizabeth Fitzgibbon (d 17.05.1815)
  m. (27.01.1773) Matthew Lane Scanlon of Duckstown & Ballylin
  b. Frances Fitzgibbon
  m. (12.1791) Saul Bruce of Castelconnell
  c.+ other issue - John, Thomas, Catherine, Mary
  iv. Gibbon Fitzgibbon of Ballyseeda (d 08.1781)
  m. Barbara (or Margaret?) Lynch (dau of Pierce Lynch of Rafiladown)
  a. Thomas Fitzgibbon of Ballyseeda had issue (2 daus)
  m. (1804) Eliza Osborne (d 03.08.1853, dau of Sir Henry Osborne, 11th (sb 10th?) Bart)
  b. Jane Fitzgibbon (d 26.05.1815)
  m. George Lysaght of Woodmount

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Fitzgibbon, co. Limerick) with support/input from BE1883 (Fitzgibbon of Lower Connello, Sudbury & Clare), TCP (Clare)
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