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Families covered: Echlin of Ardquin, Echlin of Echlinville, Echlin of Marlfield, Echlin of Pittadro, Stafford of Mount Stafford

We hope to find out more in due course about the ancestry of this family and the continuation (if any) of the Pittadro line. From a web site we have found that probably the first Echlin of Pittadro was ...
William Echlin of Pittadro (a 1541)
m. Alison Melville presumed parents of ...
1. Henry (Harry) Echlin of Pittadro
  m. (mcrt 27.05.1561) Grizel Colvill (d before 12.08.1607, dau of Robert Colville of Cleish) wife of Harry, presumed mother of ...
  A. John Echlin of Pittadro (b c1551, d 11.1603) name found on a web site
  B. William Echline of Pittadro probably of this generation
  m. Margaret Henderson (dau of James Henderson of Fordell)
  C. Henry Echlin, Bishop of Down & Connor (d 17.07.1635, from Scotland to Ireland, 4th or 5th son)
  m. Jane Seaton (dau of James Seaton or Seton of Latrisse)
i. John Echlin of Templecranny (Ballyphilip) 'of Ardquin or Ardquyn'
  m. (1633?) Mary Stafford (dau of Sir Francis Stafford of Mount Stafford, sister/heir of Sir Edmund)
  a. Robert Echlin of Ardquin (b 1628, d 25.04.1657)
  m. Mary Leslie (dau of Henry Leslie, Bishop of Meath, she m2. Sir Robert Ward, Bart)
  (1) John Echlin of Ardquin (and Echlinville)
  m. (1678) Hester Godfrey (dau of William Godfrey of Coleraine)
  (A) Charles Echlin of Ardquin (d 10.04.1754)
  m. (1709) Ann Knox (dau of Thomas Knox of Dungannon)
  (i) Thomas Echlin (dvpsp)
  (B) Robert Echlin of Ardquin (d by 1761, minister of Newtownards)
  m. (1722) Jane Manson (dau of James Manson of Tynan Abbey)
  (i) John Echlin of Ardquin (b 1723, d 04.03.1789)
  m. Hester
  (a) Charles Echlin of Ardquin and Echlinville (dsp 22.02.1817)
  m. (c07.1780) Ann Newburgh of co. Cavan
  (b) John Echlin of Ardquin, Echlinville, Thomastown and Portaferry (bpt 23.03.1757, d 25.01.1825)
  m. (08.11.1786) Thomasine Hannah Fleming (dau of George Fleming of Dublin, of the Slane family)
  ((1)) John Echlin of Echlinville House (b 04.10.1787, d 14.04.1842) had issue
  m. (03.02.1809) Thomasine Margaret Armstrong (dau of John Armstrong of Dublin)
  ((2)) Thomasine Echlin
  m. Thomas R. Moore of co. Cavan
  (c) James Echlin (a 1798, d before 02.1817)
  (ii) Charles Echlin (d unm)
  (iii) Hester Echlin
  m. James Donaldson of Castle Dillon
(C) Godfrey Echlin of Marlfield
  m. Anna Savage (dau of Patrick Savage of Portsferry)
  (i) Godfrey Echlin 'of Echlinville' of Marlfield (dsps)
  m. (1756) Letitia Macartney (dau of George Macartney, sister of Earl George)
  (ii) Anne Echlin (d unm)
  (D) James Echlin of Echlinville (dsp 1775)
  m. (1738) Mary Ann Sampson of Dublin
  (E) Hester Echlin
  m. Thomas Knox of Dungannon (d 25.03.1769)
  (F) Elizabeth Echlin
  m. George Hamilton of Tyrella (b c1698, d 1770)
  (G) Rose Echlin
  m. (1728) North Ludlow Bernard (Major)
(H)+ other issue - Jane (d unm by 1761), Mary
  (2) Sir Henry Echlin, 1st Bart (d 29.11.1725)
  m. Agnes Mussey (dau of Rev. William Mussey of Belfast)
  (A) Robert Echlin (dvp 12.1706)
  m. Penelope Eustace (dau of Sir Maurice Eustace of Harristown)
  (i) Sir Robert Echlin 'of Kenure Park, co Dublin', 2nd Bart (b 13.11.1699, d 13.05.1757)
  m. (04.12.1725) Elizabeth Bellingham (d 01.1783, dau of William Bellingham of Levens)
  (a) Elizabeth Echlin
  m. (15.06.1747) Francis Palmer of Swords
  (ii) Henry Echlin (d 16.10.1740)
  m. Rachel Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton, widow of Col. McCausland)
(a) Sir Henry Echlin, 3rd Bart (b 22.12.1740, dsp 1799)
  m. (c01.1762) Emily la Roche (dau of the Governor of Martinico)
  (b) Katherine Echlin
  m. _ Hamilton of Strabane
  (iii) Mary Echlin
  m1. _ Bailey of Newton
  m2. _ Nisbett of Strabane
  (B) Henry Echlin (d 04.11.1764, vicar of St. Catherine's, Dublin)
  m. Jane Moore (dau of Hon. Brabazon Moore of Ardee)
  (i) Henry Echlin of Clonaugh Castle (d before 07.05.1789)
  m. (c12.1765) Bridget Hickey
  (a) Sir Henry Echlin, 4th Bart (b 1769, d 18.02.1833)
  m. (02.02.1788) Jane Echlin (dau of Chambre Echlin of Dublin) @@ below
  ((1)) Sir Frederick Henry Echlin, 5th Bart (b 04.03.1795
  ((2)) Sir Ferdinand Fenton Echlin, 6th Bart (b 10.03.1798, d 04.07.1877) had issue
  m. (10.11.1841) Mary Cavanagh (d 05.1869, dau of William Cavangh of Grangebeg)
((3))+ other issue - James Chambre (b 22.07.1801), 3 daughters (d unm)
  (ii) Chambre Echlin of Dublin (b 18.03.1711, d 11.1776)
  m. (29.02.1759) Esther Newman (dau of Frederick Newman)
  (a) Henry Frederick Echlin of New York (Captain)
  m. (1787) Anne Conklan (dau of John Conklan of Nova Scotia)
  ((1)) Chambre Echlin (b 1788, dsp 1823)
  m. Susanna Boyce
  ((2))+ other issue - Henry, Joseph
  (b) Chambre Echlin had issue
  (c) Jane Echlin
  m. (02.02.1788) Sir Henry Echlin, 4th Bart (b 1769, d 18.02.1833) @@ above
  (iii) Chaworth Echlin (d unm)
  (iv) Agnes Echlin
  m. Rev. Philip Gayer of Lisburn
(v) Jane Echlin
  m. Rev. Gustavus Hamilton of Raddingstown
  (C) William Echlin (Captain) had issue
  m. Anne Sewell of Dundalk
  (D) Mary Echlin
  m. Rev. _ Duncan of Kilmore
  (3)+ other issue - Robert (dsp, Lt. General), Jane
  b. Francis Echlin of Clonwen (Clanowen, co. Antrim), later Stafford of Mount Stafford 'of Portglenone' (co. Antrim)
  m. Sarah MacDonnell (dau of Sir James MacDonnell, 2nd Bart of Moyanne)
  (1) Edmund Francis Stafford 'of Mount Stafford' of Brownstown (co. Meath) & Portglenone (Antrim) (d 01.1723, MP)
BLG1886 shows Edmond (of this generation) as father by Ann of the Edmund Francis who married Penelope Leslie. Thanks to a contributor (CV, 23.03.15) for drawing our attention to an article titled 'Correspondence of Sylvanus Urban' in 'The Gentleman's Magazine' (vol 194, 1853, p379+) which reports that it was this Edmond/Edmund (not his son) who married ...
  m(1). Penelope Leslie (dau of Henry Leslie, Archdeacon of Down)
  (A) Ann Stafford (b 22/5.12.1715, d 13.01.1799)
  m. (12.01.1737) Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1st Viscount Dungannon (d 30.01.1771)
(2) Henry Stafford of Mount Stafford (d 1730) had issue
  (3) Helen Stafford probably of this generation, married twice?
  m1. John Macnaghten or Macnaghan of Benvarden
  m2. William Fleming of Fleming Hall, 'Lord Slane' (d 25.02.1746/7)
  (4) Penelope Stafford probably of this generation
  m. James Hussey of Galtrim (a 1699)
  (5)+ 7 other daughters
c. Jane Echlin
  m. (08.11.1650) James Leslie (son of Henry, Bishop of Meath)
  d. Mary Echlin
  m. William Leslie (son of Henry, Bishop of Meath)
  ii. Hugh Echlin
  m. Magdalen Cowell (dau of Robert Cowell of co. Armagh)
  iii. Margaret Echlin
  m. Robert Maxwell, Bishop of Kilmore (d 1672)
  iv. Isabel Echlin
  m. Archibald Stewart of Ballintoy
  v. Jane Echlin
  m1. Henry Maxwell of Finnebrogue
  m2. William Fullerton (archdeacon of Armagh)
  vi. Euphemia Echlin
  D. Elizabeth Echline (d 31.03.1617) probably of this generation
  m. (19.05.1588) George Durie, 3rd of Craigluscar (b 1576, d 1633)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Echlin of Ardquin), BP1934 (Echlin)
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