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Families covered: Ruxton of Ardee House, Ruxton of Black Castle

John Ruxton of Shanhoe, co. Meath (a 03.1634)
1. John Ruxton of Ardee, co. Louth, Sheriff of co. Louth (Captain)
  m1. ??
A. John Ruxton of Ardee, Sheriff of co. Louth (b 1642, dsp, MP)
  B. William Ruxton of Ardee House
  m. Anne
  i. William Ruxton of Ardee House (b 1696/7, d 15.02.1751)
  m. (1718) Mary Gibbons (dau of Samuel Gibbons of Mountainstown)
  a. John Ruxton of Ardee House (b 1721, d 07.03.1785)
  m. Letitia Fitzherbert (dau of William Fitzherbert of Shercock by Anne, dau of Andrew Carleton)
  (1) William Ruxton of Ardee House & Shercock
  m. Anne Upton (dau of Christopher Henry Upton by Isabella, dau of Col. ?? Clarges, son of Sir Thomas, Bart)
(A) John Fitzherbert Ruxton of Ardee House & Shercock, Sheriff of co. Louth then co. Cavan (d 1826) had issue
  m. Anna Elizabeth Coddington (dau of Nicholas Coddington of Old Bridge by Letitia, dau of Gaynor Barry of Bean)
  (B) Henry Ruxton had issue
  m. Isabella Carlyle (dau of James Carlyle of Cradoxtown)
  (C) William Ruxton had issue
  m. Elizabeth Anne Young of Rogerstown
  (D) Clarges Ruxton (dsp, 5th son)
  m. Mary Barnewall (dau of Sir Robert Barnewall, Bart of Crickstown)
  (E) Charles Ruxton
  m. Mary Fraser Tytler (dau of William Fraser Tytler of Belnain)
  (F) George Ruxton of Rahanna, Sheriff of co. Louth (b 1804, d 18.05.1869, Major) had issue
  m. Mary Odell (dau of Hon. William Frankland Odell)
(G) Arthur Ruxton had issue
  m1. Christina Tytler (dau of William Fraser Tytler of Belnain)
  m2. Emily Forbes (dau of James Forbes of Kingerloch)
  (H) Isabella Ruxton
  m. Townley Filgate (rector of Charlestown)
(I) Anne Ruxton
  m. (1812) Rt. Hon. Edward Lucas of Castle Shane
  (J)+ other issue (d young) - Roger, Helena, Letitia
  (2) John Ruxton of Black Castle, co. Meath
  m. (1770) Margaret Edgeworth (dau of Richard Edgeworth of Edgeworthstown)
  (A) Richard Ruxton of Black Castle (b 03.08.1775)
  m. (10.01.1807) Elizabeth Selina Staples (dau of Sir Robert Staples, Bart of Dunmore, by Jane, sister of Thomas, 1st Viscount de Vesci)
  (B)+ other issue - Fitzherbert (d 1799, captain), Sophia, Margaret
(3) Samuel Ruxton of Swinnerton, later Fitzherbert (dsp 1826)
  (4) Mary Ruxton
  m. James Corry of Shantonaugh, co. Monaghan
  (A) Letitia Corry apparently of this generation
  m. (23.01.1810) Thomas Rothwell of Rockfield
  Black Castle & Shantonaugh passed into the Rothwell family, members of whom assumed the name Fitzherbert.
  (5) Anne Ruxton
  b. Charles Ruxton (d 1806, MP, 4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Parkinson (dau of Robert Parkinson of Red House)
  (1) William Parkinson Ruxton of Red House (dsp)
  m. (18.01.1802) Anna Maria Fortescue (dau of Thomas Fortescue of Dromisken)
  c. Anne Ruxton, Baroness Kilwarden of Kilteel (d 30.07.1804)
  m. (05.01.1769) Arthur Wolfe, 1st Viscount Kilwarden, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland (b 19.01.1738/9, d 23.07.1803)
d.+ other issue - William (surgeon-general), Samuel (d unm), Gilbert Gibbons, Mary
  ii. Margaret Ruxton
  C. Matthew Ruxton (4h son)
  The following comes from BLG1886 (Ruxton of Broad Oak).
  i. John Ruxton of Ballybbonny, Tully, etc.
  m. (22.09.1721) Mary Eccleston (dau of William Eccleston of Drumskellon)
  a. Henry Thomas Bellingham Ruxton (4th son)
  m. (1769) Susanna Willis (dau of Isaiah Willis of Dundrum)
  (1) John Ruxton of Broad Oak, Kent had issue
  m. (28.07.1817) Anna Maria Hay (dau of Col. Patrick Hay, son of Thomas, 'Lord Huntingdon')
  (2) Henry Ruxton had issue
  (3) Martha Ruxton
  m. John Alexander (vicar of Drumsang)
  (4) Eleanor Ruxton
  m. William Pooler
  (5) Mary Ruxton
  m. W. Buchanan of co. Tyrone
  (6) Susan Ruxton
  m. Rev. J. Smith
  (7) Anne Ruxton
  (8) Frances Ruxton
  m. Willoughby Giffney of co. Monaghan
  b.+ 3 sons
  D.+ other issue - Charles (b 1661, Rev.), Jane, Sarah
  m2. Priscilla (b c1656, d 29.11.1743)
2. Mary Ruxton
  m. George Proctor
3. Elizabeth Ruxton
  m. _ Manning
4.+ other issue - Henry of Bective, William

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Ruxton of Ardee House)
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