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Families covered: Purcell of Loughmoe
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First displayed: 26.02.11Last updated: 26.02.11
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Sir Hugh Porcel or Purcell (a 1035)
m. Beatrix, heiress of Loughmoe Castle
1. Oyno Purcell (a 1120)
  m. ?? (dau of Nigel de Broc)
  A. Geffrey Purcell (dsp?)
  B. Ranulf Purcell or de Broc (dspm)
2. Dyro Purcell
Presumed to have descended from the above Sir Hugh, being successor to his lands in Normandy as well as to lands in Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, etc., was ...
Ralph Purcell (a 1154, 1200)
1. Sir Hugh Purcell in Ireland (a 1171, younger son?)
  A. ?? Purcell
  m. ?? (illegitimate dau of King Richard I)
  i. Sir Hugh Purcell (a 1241)
  m. Beatrix (dau of Theobald Fitzwalter, Chief Butler of Ireland)
  a. ?? Purcell presumed intermediary generation
  (1) Ralph Purcell, 1st 'Baron of Loughmoe' (a 1328)
  (A) Philip Purcell of Loughmoe succeeded by ...
  (i) Geoffrey Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1398) succeeded by ...
  (a) Thomas Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1430) succeeded by ...
  ((1)) Peter Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1461) succeeded by (and possibly father/uncle/cousin rather than brother) of ...
  ((2)) James Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1451) - continued just below
  i. James Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1451) - continued just above
  a. John Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1466) succeeded by ...
  (1) Thomas Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1518) succeeded by ...
  (A) Patrick Purcell of Loughmoe (a 1534) succeeded by ...
  (i) Thomas Purcell of Loughmoe (b 1538, d 03.08.1609)
  m. Joanna Fitzpatrick (b 1542, d 1611)
(a) Ralph Purcell of Loughmoe (dsp)
  (b) Richard Purcell of Loughmoe (d 15.09.1624)
  m. Mary Plunkett of Kilahara
((1)) Theobald Purcell of Loughmoe (b 1595, d 1644)
  Theobald's wife Ellen Butler is sometimes identified as dau of 11th Earl of Dunboyne. There was no such Earldom. She was perhaps ...
  m1. Ellen Butler (dau of 11th lord of Dunboyne)
  ((A)) James Purcell of Loughmoe (b 1609, d 13.09.1652)
m. Elizabeth Butler (sister of James, 1st Duke of Ormonde, m2. John Fitzpatrick)
  ((i)) Nicholas Purcell of Loughmoe
  m1. Rose Trevor (dau of Viscount Dungannon)
  As Rose has been identified as mother of Mary who has been seen identified as Nicholas's youngest daughter, we presume that Rose was mother of all of Nicholas's children.
  ((a)) Catharine Purcell
m. (1715) Domhnall (Daniel) O'Callaghan
  ((b)) Mary Purcell
  m. John Whyte of Leixlip
  ((c))+ other issue - son (dvpsp), daughter (Cecily?)
  m2. (c1688) Ellis Browne (dau of Valentine Browne, Viscount Kenmare)
  ((ii)) Thomas Purcell (d 22.09.1691, Major)
  ((iii)) Catharine Purcell probably of this generation
  m. Nicholas D'Arcy of Plattyn (a 1641)
  It appears that Theobald also married ...
  m2. Joan Butler (dau of Walter Butler, 11th Earl of Ormonde)
  The undermentioned Thomas has been seen identified as cousin of the Baron of Loughmoe.
  (c) ?? Purcell possibly of this generation
  ((1)) Thomas Purcell of Gartanny & Ballycross
  ((A)) Thomas Purcell
  ((B)) Henry Purcell (d 1644)
  ((i)) Henry Purcell (b 1658-9, d 21.11.1695, composer, 2nd son)
  m. Frances (d 1706)
  ((a)) Edward Purcell (b 1689, d 1740)
  (((1))) Edward Henry Purcell (d 1765)
  ((b))+ other issue - Frances, 4 others (d infant)
  ((ii))+ other issue - Edward, Daniel (d 1717)

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