James Devereux[1, 2]

Male - 1761

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  • Name James Devereux 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 76FBBE7396514F4E918B2C5D0772C2545A1F 
    Died Between 1758 and Apr 1761  [1, 2
    Person ID I11505  Treefive
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2015 

    Father Robert Devereux,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Lucy Esmonde,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Nov 1710  [1
    Family ID F3427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Esmonde,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Jan 1737  [1, 2
     1. Robert Devereux, Esq.,   b. 9 Dec 1738,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • The Gentleman’s Magazine, (Jan-Jun 1839) at page 592 says:
      'In 1737 Mr Devereux returned to Ireland, where, shortly after, he married a celebrated beauty, his cousin Mary Esmonde ...'
      James' mother Lucy was a daughter of Sir Laurence Esmonde, so Mary's father Mark Esmonde must have been a son of Sir Laurence.
      The magazine describes the friendship between James and Lord Chesterfield, Lord Lieutenant, and the services rendered by James to his friend.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2779] BOK152 Gabriel O'C. Redmond An Account of the Anglo-Norman Family of Devereux of Balmagir, County Wexford (Office of "The Irish Builder", Dublin, 1891), BOK152.

    2. [S3027] BOK182 The Gentleman's Magazine 1839, BOK182., 2 September 2015; pages 592-595.