Elizabeth Townsend (136)

Date of Birth: ca 1742
Date of Death: 1831
Generation: 5th
Residence: Kilgariff, Clonakilty
Father: Francis Townsend [125]
Mother: Roche, Martha
  1. Stewart, William
  1. Henry
  2. Elizabeth
See Also: Table I ; Scrapbook ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Elizabeth Townsend

Married 20 November 1784. Rev William Stewart of Kilgariff, Clonakilty.(1)

De Burca Rare Books Catalogue 110 Spring 2014 lists at Item 6 “Miscellanies: by John Armstrong, M.D. Volume one only. Dublin: Printed for Laurence Flin, at the Bible, in Castle-street, 1770. pp. vi, [2], 208 [2]. Contemporary full cats-paw calf, title on red morocco label on spine. Signature of Butler Townsend and Eliza Townsend Stewart on title page. Some minor wear to covers, otherwise a very good copy. €175 ESTC T165789. There is a genealogical tree on the front endpaper tracing the descendants of Richard Townsend and his wife Elizabeth Minichin from the early 1700s to the 1900s. Note in ink on front endpaper "This book belonged to Reverenced Butler Townsend an uncle of my great-grandmother Elizabeth Townsend, and was given to me by my cousin Nina Westroppe, October 1926. WR Westroppe Roberts".

Of the children:

Henry Stewart was Rector of Templeomalus.

Elizabeth Stewart married Captain Michael Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey 18 April 1815.

(1) William Stewart was the son of Henry Stewart of Co Meath and Jane Walsh of Ardagh House, Co Louth. William held land at Kilgariff and the farm there, known as Wellfield, became called Kilgariff House. He was a magistrate in Clonakilty and was among those who arrested Dr Callanan in 1803 for his involvement with the United Irishmen and their part in Robert Emmet'uprising. (See Note 8 in the record for John Townsend [300].) In 1809 William was the sequestrator of the parish of Creagh, Ross. He never held a benefice in the diocese of Cork, Cloyne or Ross. William's brother, Rev Henry Stewart, married Grace Townsend [618]. William married secondly Jane, widow of Thomas Hungerford of Cahirmore. See page 252 Brady's Parochial and Clerical Records Volume III.