'Kenny1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kenny of Ballinrobe, Kenny of Roxburgh (Roxborough)

BLG1886 reports that "The ancestor of this family is stated to have come to England on the expulsion of the Huguenots from France."
?? Kenny (settled in Ireland c1660)
m. Gray (dau of John Gray of England)
1. Thomas Kenny of Ballinrobe, co. Mayo (d 11.12.1725)
m. (20.10.1698) Frances Courtney (d 25.02.1766, dau of David Courtney son of Rev. John of Ballinrobe)
  A. Courtney Kenny of Roxburgh in Ballinrobe (b 14.04.1702, d 17.09.1799, Captain)
  m1. (11.04.1726) Eliza Thompson (dsp 06.08.1731)
  m2. (29.09.1731) Anne Rogers (d 05.12.1782, dau of Rev. John Rogers of co. Down)
  i. Thomas Kenny of Roxburgh (b 11.10.1734, d 28.10.1812)
  m. (12.01.1757) Eliza Crowe (b 1735-6, d 29.07.1814, dau of William Crowe, Dean of Clonfort, by Emilia, dau of George Evans of Bulgadon Hall & sister of 1st Baron Carbery)
  a. William Kenny (d Gawilphur 1803, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Martha (widow of George Cumming of Cuddledore)
  (1) William Kenny (Major)
  m. _ Inge of Leicestershire
  (2) son
(3) Anne Kenny
  m. Thomas Poole of Louth Hall
  (4) Martha Kenny
  m. Joseph Corfield (son of Thomas of Little Stretton)
  b. Eyre Evans Kenny (d unm c1836, Lt. Colonel)
  c. J. Thomas Kenny of Newtown, Castlebar, co. Mayo (d 11.1812)
  m. (13.09.1758) Mary Pick (d 08.1812, dau of Rev. Vesian Pick of Johnstown)
  (1) Edward Kenny of Ballyornan, co. Wicklow (b 13.12.1793, Lt. Colonel, 2nd son?) had issue
  m. Mary Anne Jessie Kenny (dau of Capt. Courtney Crowe Kenny) @@ below
  (2) Eyre Evans Crowe Kenny (b 15.01.1805, d 01.1891, youngest son?) had issue
  m. Jane Walsh (d 1887)
  (3) Catherine Kenny (b 27.11.1792, settled in New York)
  m. Michael O'Brien
  (4) Nancy Kenny (b 30.05.1801)
  m. J. Armstrong
  (5) Amelia Hanna Kenny (b 15.05.1802, settled in USA)
  m. _ Thompson
  (6)+ other issue - John (b 05.08.1791, d 1791), William (b 05.1795), Robert Bryanston (b 08.09.1797, d 03.07.1798), Thomas (b 05.10.1799, d 08.1800), Eliza (b 27.10.1789), Amelia Hannah (b 26.08.1796, d 1798), Mary (b 29.09.1798, d 11.1821), Hannah Rose Deborah (b 01.11.1803, d 08.1804), Dorah (b 11.05.1808), 8 others (d infant)
  d. David Crowe Kenny (b c1782, d 20.08.1847, Lt. General)
  e. Courtney Crowe Kenny (Captain)
  m. _ Geils (dau of Gen. _ Geils)
  (1) Henry Kenny had issue (2 daus)
m. _ Turner (dau of Major _ Turner)
  (2) Thomas Kenny (Lt. Colonel) had issue
  (3) James William Gammell Kenny (Colonel) had sssue
  m1. (04.05.1837) Eliza Beatty
  m2. (03.08.1847) Margaret Rosborough Rennick (d 17.08.1858, dau of Major Alexander Rennick of Derryargan)
  (4) Mary Anne Kenny
  m. Edward Kenny of Ballyornan @@ above
  (5) Jessie Kenny (dsp)
  m. _ Geils (Captain)
  f. Anne Kenny
  m. _ Evans (Major)
  g. Emily Kenny
m. _ Mackay (Dr.)
  h. Elizabeth Kenny
  m1. John Clarke
  m2. _ Marsh
  ii. Courtney Kenny of Roxborough, co. Mayo (b 29.11.1736, d 03.1809)
  m. (23.04.1775) Susanna Mason (d 06.07.1806, dau of Stanhope Mason of Moira)
  a. Courtney Kenny of Ballinrobe (b 27.09.1781, d 15.03.1863, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (16.12.1816) Louisa Fenton (d 15.08.1841, dau of William Fenton of Spring Grove & Underbank)
  b. Mason Stanhope Kenny of Halifax, Yorkshire (b 29.11.1786, d 25.04.1865) had issue
  m. (12.08.1812) Sophia Fenton (dau of William Fenton of Spring Grove & Underbank)
  c. John Kenny (b 20.02.1788, dsp 27.10.1819)
  m. _ Lovelock
  d. Ann Kenny (b 22.09.1776, d 01.1848)
  m. (03.1799) _ Maxwell (Major)
  e. Susanna Kenny (b 15.05.1780, d 10.1829)
  m. (02.1798) Thomas Gildea of Castlebar & Ballinrobe (son of James of Fort Royal)
  f. Mariann Kenny (b 01.04.1784)
  m. (16.03.1801) John Clarke of Dublin
  g. Brilliana Kenny (b 29.08.1785)
  m. (23.09.1802) William Griffith of co. Sligo
  h.+ other issue - Courtney (b 19.04.1778, d 06.1781), William (b 26.04.1790, d unm 17.08.1811), Susanna (b 20.03.1779, d 04.07.1779), Brilliana (d 1782)
  iii. John Kenny (b 05.06.1740, dsp, 4th son)
  m. Frances Shuldham (dau of Lemuel Shuldham of Ballymulvey)
  iv. Frances Kenny (b 05.07.1733)
  m. Arthur Stanhope
  v. Ann Kenny (b 12.02.1742/3, d 18.12.1819)
  m. Gregory Cuff of Creagh (d 26.07.1811)
  vi. Hannah Kenny (b 11.01.1743/4)
  m. John Garnet
  vii.+ other issue - son (b 08.07.1739, d 11.1739), George (b 19.01.1741/2), Hannah (b 23.06.1737, d 25.09.1737), Ann (b 17.06.1738, d 28.09.1738), Elizabeth (b 20.11.1744), Mildred (d infant)
  B. Tunbridge Kenny (d 09.1757)

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Kenny), BLGI1912 (Kenny of Ballinrobe), BLG1886 (Kenny of Ballinrobe)
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