'Chevers1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Chevers of Ballyhaly (Ballyhealy), Chevers of Cregan, Chevers of Killyan, Chevers of Macetown, Chevers of Monkstown

(1) According to BE1883, "The Anglo-Norman of Cheevers claimed descent from the Lords of Chievres, a town of the Netherlands, in the county of Hainault" and the following family is probably descended from Sir William Chevre "one of the knights who accompanied Strongbow in the invasion of Ireland".
(2) According to BIFR1976, "By tradition this family claims descent from" ...
Rodger de Chievre of La Maniche (a c1000)
m. Petronilla
1. William Chievre
  A. William de Chievre (a 1096)
  i. Gosfred Chievre (a 1100)
a. Sir William Chevre (a 1174, to Ireland with Strongbow)
  (1) Sir Nicholas Chevre (a 1240)
  m. Sibilla (dau of the Lord of Rathgulby)
  (A) William Chevyr (2nd son)
  (i) Heyn Chevyr (a 1355)
  (a) John Chevers of Ballyhaly (Ballyhealy) and Waterford (a 1416) - continued below
  (ii) Richard Chevyr (a 1356)
  (B)+ other issue - David (a 1283), Patrick of Ballyhealy (a 1317)
  (2) Hamon of Chevers Manor, Norfolk (a 1230)
  b. Rufus Ceevers (a 1172)
  ii. Sibylle
  m. (1128) Robert Cuilly, Prince of Tarragone
2. Raoul (Ralph) de la Pomeraie
3.+ other issue - Hugue (Hugh) de la Pomeraie, Beatrix (abbess of St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall)



John Chevers of Ballyhaly (Ballyhealy) and Waterford (a 1416) - continued above
1. William Chevers (a 1435, judge)
  A. Walter Chevers of Ballyhaly and Macetown (a 1463)
  m. Ellen Wells (dau of Sir William Wells, Chancellor of Ireland)
i. Sir Nicholas Chevers of Ballyhaly and Macetown
  m. Alison Fitzsimons (dau of Robert Fitzsimons, sister of William, Archbishop of Dublin))
  a. Sir Walter Chevers of Macetown
  m. Eleanor St. Lawrence (dau of Nicholas St. Lawrence, Lord Howth)
(1) Sir Christopher Chevers of Ballyhaly and Ballycullen (d 20.03.1581)
  m1. Maud Kelly (dau of Walter Kelly, alderman of Dublin)
  (A) John Chevers of Macetown (b 1549, d 30.04.1599)
  m1. Catherine Travers (dau of Henry Travers or Trevers of Monkstown Castle)
(i) Christopher Chevers of Macetown, etc. (b 1580, d 07.11.1640) - continued below
  m1. Elinor Nugent (d 31.08.1636, dau of Christopher Nugent, 14th Lord Delvin)
  m2. Jane Bath (dau of Jerome Bath of Edickstown)
  (ii) Henry Chevers of Monkstown (d 07.07.1640)
  m. Catherine Fitzwilliam (dau of Sir Richard Fitzwillliam of Merryon)
  (a) Walter Chevers of Monkstown Castle (d 20.12.1678)
  m. Alison Netterville (dau of Nicholas Netterville, 1st Viscount)
  ((1)) Mary Chevers
  m. (1678) John Byrne or Burne of Cabinteely
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1641), Patrick (d unm), Margaret (d unm)
  (iii) Eleanor Chevers (d 1610)
  m. Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown
(iv)+ other issue - Richard, Jennet, Frances
  m2. Elinor Segrave
  (B) Nicholas Chevers of Donnacarny
  (i) Katherine Chevers
  m. William Locke of Colmanstown
  (C) daughter
  m. _ Golding (per BE1883 & BIFR1976) or William Sutton (per BLG1886)
(D) Margaret Chevers
  m. Robert Kent of Daneston
  (E) Katherine Chevers (d 06.02.1620)
  m. Patrick Talbot, younger of Malahide (dvp after 07.05.1581)
  (F)+ other issue - Walter, Patrick (d unm 1585),Thomas
  m2. Anne Plunkett (d after 1582)
  (H)+ other issue - Elenor, Ellis, Jenet, Margaret
  (2)+ other issue - John, Thomas
  b. Joan Chevers
  m. William Hore of Harperstown (d 20.01.1568)
  ii. Margaret Chevers (d 20.09.1514)
  m. Bartholomew Aylmer of Lyons (d 12.1501)



Christopher Chevers of Macetown, Ruthmore and Grangeforth (b 1580, d 07.11.1640) - continued above
m1. Elinor Nugent (d 31.08.1636, dau of Christopher Nugent, 14th Lord Delvin)
1. John Chevers of Macetown (d c1688)
  m1. Mary Bealings (dau of Sir Henry Bealings of Killisk)
  A. Edward Chevers of Macetown, Viscount Mount Leinster (dsp 1693/1709)
  m. Ann Sarsfield (dau of Patrick Sarsfield of Lucan, sister of Patrick, Earl of Lucan)
B. Andrew Chevers of Cregan
  i. Hyacinth Chevers of Cregan (dsp before 14.11.1758)
  C. John Chevers of Killyan
  m. Ellis Geoghegan (dau of Edward Geoghegan of Castletown)
i. Michael Chevers of Killyan (d before 16.10.1779)
  m. Margaret O'Flyn (d 1780, dau of John O'Flyn of Turlough)
  a. Christopher Chevers (dsp)
  m. (11.1769) Frances Nugent (dau of William Nugent of Pallas, Lord Riverston)
  b. Hyacinth Chevers of Killyan
  m. (c1782) Mary Lynch (dau of Patrick Lynch of Cottage)
  (1) John Chevers of Killyan, Sheriff of co. Galway (b 16.05.1790,d 07.04.1857) had issue
  m. (20.12.1822) Eleanor MacDonnell (dau of John MacDonnell of Caranacon)
  (2) Christopher Chevers
  (3) Patrick Chevers (d 1867) had issue
  m. Eleanor Cashell (dau of George Cashell)
  (4) Mary Chevers
  m. Michael R. Plunkett
  (5) Eliza Chevers
  m. (20.09.1827) James D'Arcy of New Forest and Rockvale (d 08.04.1851)
  c. John Chevers (dsp)
  d. daughter
  m. Michael Blake of Kiltulla Castle
  ii. Edward Chevers of Leckafin
  m. Bridget Telberton
  a. William Chevers (dsp 1778, Captain)
  b. Margaret Chevers
  m. James O'Neill of Crakenstown and Rathcarron
  c. Ellis Chevers
m. John O'Reilly of Ballykilcreist (son of Philip)
  iii. Christopher Chevers of Damas
  m. Barbara Smith (dau of John Smith, sister of Valentine Smith of Dama)
  a. Barbara Chevers
  m. (24.09.1771) Lawrence Coyne Nugent of co. Westmeath
  (1) Maria Nugent (b c1778, d 15.10.1813)
  m. (16.09.1795) Sir Joshua Colles Meredyth, 8th Bart of Greenhills (b 01.06.1771, d 27.07.1850)
  iv. Hyacinth Chevers (6th son)
  a. daughter
  m. (10.02.1759) John Fallon of Clonagh
v. Margaret Chevers
  m. Richard Burke of Glinsk
  vi. daughter
  m. Hugh O'Connor (to Spain)
  vii.+ other issue - Mathias (dsp 10.1771, Governor of Fuentarabia), Augustun (d 18.08.1758, Bishop of Meath)
  D. Elizabeth Chevers (d 09.1690) possibly of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Richard Maypowder of Killenboy (d 1711)
  m2. Joan Sutton (dau of Edward Sutton)
2. Garrett Chevers (3rd son)
  m. Katherine Anne Chevers (dau of Hamon Chevers of Killaine)
3. Mary Chevers
  m. Edmond Dalton of co. Armagh
4.+ other issue - Christopher, Richard, Anthony, Peter, Bridget, Anne (d young)
m2. Jane Bath (dau of Jerome Bath of Edickstown)
10. Jerome Chevers, Sheriff of Drogheda (a 1671, 8th son)
  m. Katherine
  A. Christopher Chevers (d unm)
  B. Francis Chevers
  m. Jane Cosgrave
  i. William Chevers
  a. daughter
  m. Colombo Brodigan of Drogheda
  ii.+ other issue - William, 4 daughters
  C. Edward Chevers (bpt 11.07.1678, rector of Badony)
  Edward is mentioned by BLG1886 & BIFR1976 but not by BE1883. However, BIFR1976 omits his son Jerome, showing Edward as m1. ?? (mother of Edward) m2. Margaret Wilson. We provisionally follow BLG1886 as the generations seem to fit the dates better.
  m. (c02.1703) Frances Maugridge or Mangridge
  i. Jerome Chevers (bpt 20.04.1707)
  m1. _ Dunbar
  a. Edward Chevers (b 1733)
  (1) Jesse Charles Chevers
  (A) Norman Chevers in Calcutta
  m. (1848) Emily Ann Victor (dau of Lt. Gen. John George Victor)
  m2. Margaret Wilson (widow of Major _ Holland)
  b. Thomas Chevers of Newtown Limavady
  (1) Conolly McCausland Chevers (Rev. at Burt)
  m. (20.04.1827) Margaret Patterson Smith (dau of Oswald Smith of London)
  (2) Simon Davenort Chevers
  ii. Frances Chevers
11.+ other issue - William, Francis

Main source(s):
(1) For top section (uploaded 28.04.06) : BIFR1976 (Chevers)
(2) For middle & lower section (uploaded 27.02.06) : BE1883 (Chevers of Mount Leinster), BLG1886 (Chevers of Killyan), BIFR1976 (Chevers)
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