'White08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: White of Bantry, White of Kilmoylan, White of Limerick, White of Lisowen, White of Tipperary

BIFR1976 reports that "It was formerly believed that this family descended from Sir Thomas White, of Rickmanswoth, Herts, Lord Mayor of London .... However, it seems much more likely that the family is of Norman-Irish descent, since the second know ancestor, Simon ..., and his son John, bore arms which were identical with those on a momunment in St Mary's Church, Clonmel to an earlier John White, who d 1555. Simon White was, moreover, the twenty-ninth of his name to be Mayor of Limerick, the first having been Robert White, Mayor in 1213, and it is possible that some of them were his forebears."
Simon White, Sheriff of Limerick (a 1684)
1. Simon White of Knockcentry, Sheriff then Mayor of Limerick (d by 1705)
  m1. _ Shouldham
  A. Thomas White of Glenstalier, co. Limerick (b 1656, bur 1721)
  B. John White of Cappaghwhite, co. Tipperary (d 1718)
m1. Susanna Newport (d 07.12.1700, dau of Richard Newport of Dunlecky)
  i. Richard White (b 1692, a 1721)
  m. ??
  ii. Newport White (b 1694, d by 1759, vicar of Fithmone then rector of Kilmastulla)
m. Frances Foster (dau of Richard Foster of Hamburg)
  a. John White of Lisowen, co. Limerick (b c1720, d 1800)
  m. Catherine Hunt (d 1826, dau of Roger Hunt of Inchirourke by Katherine, dau of George Hewson of Ballyengland)
  (1) Newport White of Lisowen (b 1759, d 16.12.1816)
  m. (1778) Harriet Davis (d 12.05.1833, dau of Henry Davis by dau of Moses Dawson of Greenfield (or Gortnegragy))
(A) John White of Lisowen (b 04.11.1778, d 20.08.1829) had issue
  m. (02.02.1801) Elizabeth Dexter (d 06.05.1861, dau of Christopher Dexter of Dexter Ville)
  (B) Henry White of Whiteville (b 16.01.1783, d 1865, 3rd son) had issue
  m1. Ellen Going (dsp, dau of Ambrose Going of Annameadle)
  m2. Maria Berry (dau of John Berry of Parsonstown (or Birr))
  (C) Newport White (b 10.10.1787, d 05.02.1834, 5th son) had issue
  m. Matilda Berry (d 1879, dau of John Berry of Parsonstown (or Birr))
  (D) Robert White (b 23.01.1789, d 25.06.1848) had issue
  m. (01.08.1828) Louisa White (d 22.03.1844, dau of Henry White) @1@ below
  (E) Benjamin White (b 28.08.1790, dsp 12.01.1875)
  m. (01.04.1833) Rosetta Minchin (d 13.02.1869, dau of James Minchin of Ballyduff House)
  (F) Catherine Elizabeth White (b 25.11.1781, d 28.11.1862)
  m. (16.02.1814) Benjamin Newport White (d 23.08.1846, son of Newport of Kilmoylan) @2@ below
  (G) Elizabeth Mary White (b 20.05.1786, d 12.1861)
  m. Charles Bourne (d 15.06.1841, MD)
  (H)+ other issue - Newport (d infant), Richard (d infant), Vere (b 29.04.1792, d unm 22.02.1815, RN), William (b 18.10.1792, d 03.1868), Anne Aphra Frances (d infant), Harriet (d infant), Henrietta Susanna Foster (b 29.01.1801, d unm 09.10.1845)
  (2) John White (4th son) had issue
  m1. (sp?) Frances Smithwick
  m2. (08.08.1798) Mary Sarah Robinson Stoney Sadleir
  (3) Benjamin White of Limerick
m. Catherine Hunt (dau of Henry Hunt of Cappaghwhite)
  (A) Catherine White (dsp)
  m. Thomas Henry Coppinger of Rock Abbey
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Henry, Constance
(4) Henry White of Limerick (b 1773, d 15.07.1845)
  m. Louisa Gabbett (dau of Richard Gabbett of Uregare by Fidelia, dau of John Bourchier of Bagotstown)
  (A) John White 'of Dublin' had issue
  m. (20.07.1829) Aphrasia Augusta Cox (b 1801-2, d 12.02.1890, dau of William Cox of Ballynoe)
  (B) William Newport White (d 1876, 4th son) had issue
  m. (1836) Jane Maria Fry (d 02.1882, dau of Capt. John Fry of Dublin)
  (C) Mary Anne White
  m. Xaverius Blake Butler
  (D) Louisa White (d 22.03.1844)
m. (01.08.1828) Robert White (d 25.06.1848) @1@ above
  (E)+ other issue (d unm) - Richard Gabbett (d 1844, surgeon), Henry (d 03.1882, prebendary of Annacalla), Catherine (d infant), Fidelia (d infant), Catherine Elizabeth (b 1803, d 08.06.1876), Arabella (d young), Belinda
  (5)+ other issue - Robert, Richard (Rev.)
  b. Newport White of Kilmoylan, co. Limerick (b 1728, d 13.04.1780, youngest son)
  m. Mary Ievers (dau of Col. Henry Ievers (by Anne Craven), m2. ?? Harding of Dromsally)
  (1) Newport White (b 27.05.1760, a 1800)
  m. Rebecca Bentley (dau of John Bentley of Hurdlestown, m2.. _ Vokes of Limerick)
  (A)+ issue (d young) - Newport, Mary, Anne, Mary
  (2) Richard White of Kilmoylan (b 1769, d 02.06.1821)
  m. Anne Lane (dau of John Hamilton Lane of Lanespark by Jane, sister of Sir Vere Hunt, 1st Bart)
  (A) Newport White of Kilmoylan had issue
  m. Mary Huleatt (d 27.04.1885, dau of Rev. Hugh Brady Huleatt by Ellen, dau of Thomas Pennefather of Marlow)
  (B) Jane White (b 12.08.1804, d 18.02.1884)
  m. Joseph Arthur Dames (d 1882)
  (C) Anne White (b 07.051809, d 1902)
  m. James Apjohn (b 1774-5, d 02.06.1866, professor)
(D) Mary White
  m. Richard Atkins (to Canada)
  (E) Rebecca White
  m. William Studdert of Thornberry
  (F)+ other issue - Hamilton (b 16.09.1810, d before 1887), Henry (b 03.05.1811, d before 1887), Benjamin (d before 1887, to Australia, had issue), Richard (b 07.01.1820, d before 1887), John (d infant), William (b 1821, a 1848), Mary (d infant)
  (3) Benjamin Newport White of Conahy & Cashel (b 01.08.1767, d 23.08.1846, 5th son) had issue
  m. (16.02.1814) Catherine Elizabeth White (d 28.11.1862, dau of Newport White of Lisowen) @2@ above
(4) Mary White (b 1761, d 18.04.1833)
  m. (28.05.1784) William Going of Ballyphilip (b 1744-5, d 02.03.1844, son of Ambrose of Ballyphilip)
  (5)+ other issue - John (d unm), Henry (d 13.10.1795), Anne (d unm), Fanny (d young), Susanna (d young)
  c. Rebecca White
  m. Benjamin White of Quinpool ancestor of Whites of Fort Henry (or Kincora)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Richard of London, Susanna, Frances, Catherine
  iii. Rebecca White
  m. (annulled) Thomas FitzGerald of Ballyfreen
  iv. Catherine White (d unm)
m2. (08.09.1703) Catherine Deane (dau of Sir Matthew Deane, 1st Bart, widow of ?? Mann)
  C. Richard White of Bantry, co. Cork (d by 1733)
  m. Margaret Hamilton of Dublin
  The following comes from BIFR1976 (Shelswell-White) with support from BP1870 (Bantry).
  i. Richard White of Bantry
  BP1870 identifies Richard's wife as daughter of Dean Rowland Davies but BIFR1976 identifies her as ...
m. (1734) Martha (granddau of Rowland Davies of Dawston, Dean of Cork & Ross)
  a. Simon White of Bantry (b 1739)
  m. (1766) Frances Jane Hedges (d 1816, dau of Richard Hedges (or Hedges Eyre) of Mount Hedges & Macroom Castle by Helena, dau of Edward Herbert of Muckross Abbey)
(1) Richard White, 1st Earl of Bantry (b 06.08.1767, d 02.05.1851)
  m. (11.1799) Margaret Anne Hare (d 1835, dau of William, 1st Earl of Listowel)
  (A) Richard White, 2nd Earl of Bantry (b 16.11.1800, dsp 16.07.1868)
  m. (11.10.1836) Mary O'Brien (d 19.07.1853, dau of William, 2nd Marquess of Thomond)
  (B) William Henry Hare White, later Hedges-White of Macroom Castle, 3rd Earl of Bantry (b 10.11.1801, d 15.01.1884) had issue
  m. (16.04.1845) Jane Herbert (dau of Charles John Herbert of Muckross)
  (C)+ other issue - Simon (b 03.1807, d unm 18737), Robert Hedges (b 31.03.1810, had issue), Mary (b 10.11.1805, d 06.1807)
(2) Simon White (d 1838) had issue
  m. (1801) Sarah Newenham (dau of John Newenham of Maryborough)
  (3) Hamilton White (d 07.12.1804) had issue
  m. (1800) Lucinda Heaphy
  (4) Helen White
  m. R(ichard) D(evonshire) Newenham of Maryborough (d 1835)
  (5) Martha White (d 1847)
  m. (1800) Michael Goold-Adams of Jamesbrook (son of Wallis Adams by Frances Goold)
  (6) Frances White (d 02.12.1856)
m. (28.07.1801) Edward Dunne of Brittas (d 24.10.1844, General)
  b. Hamilton White (b c1740, d unm 1789)
  c. Margaret White (d 04.1809)
  m. (08.11.1756) Richard Longfield, Viscount Longueville (dsp 23.05.1811, son of Robert of Castle Mary)
  D. Simon (or Henry?) White of Knockcentry had issue
  m. (1678) Susannah Westropp (dau of Mountiford Westropp of Bunratty)
  E. William White of Ballenguile
  m. (Elizabeth) Jocelyn (dau of Thomas Jocelyn of Sawbridgeworth, sister of 1st Viscount Jocelyn)
  F. Samuel White of Ballysimon (d by 1716)
m. Maria Bull
  m2. (1680) Jane Hovell of Cork
  G. Benjamin White (b 1682)
  m. Catherine Finch (or Waller)
  i. Henry White of Greenhall & New Ross, co. Tipperary (d 29.12.1797) ancestor of White of Greenhall, Mainster & Abbeyville
  m1. Letitia Davis (b c1727, d 25.10.1752, dau of Rowland Davis, Dean of Cork & Ross)
  m2. Elizabeth Maunsell (dau of Thomas Maunsell of Macoloop Castle)
  a. Rebecca White apparently of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (1787) Robert Smithwick of Rathjordan
  Probably of this generation, though (if so) of which marriage is not known, were ...
  b. Richard White of Greenhall
  (1) Sarah White
  m. Henry Going (cousin)
  c. Anne White
  m. Richard Going of Bird Hill
  ii.+ other issue - Richard, Benjamin, Rebecca, Jane, Sarah

Main source(s): BIFR1976 ('White (cos Tipperary and Limerick)') with input as reported above
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