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  • ID: I64690
  • Name: Edward Harris
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 4 APR 1636 in Cahermony, Cork, Ireland
  • Note: MI
  • Burial: Kilcredan, Ireland; reinterred Cornworthy, Devon
  • Residence: Dromny, Ireland
  • Occupation: Chief Justice of Munster
  • MEM: Kilcredan church, Ireland: effigy
  • Note:

    Buried 1stly Parish Church, Parish of Kilcredan, Co Cork, Ireland aft 4 Apr 1636; Reinterred Cornworthy Parish Chapel Church, Devonshire, England 21 Aug 1638
    Had a son Arthur, buried at Cornworthy 28 Aug 1630, whose sisters were his heirs.
    Justice of the King's Bench of Ireland?
    HARRIS, SIR. EDWARD, of Dromany, in the Kingdome of Ireland, Knt., and one of the Justices of his Majesties Court of Chief Pleas in the said Kingdome, son and heir of Sr, Thomas Harris, of Corworthee in the County of Devon in the Kingm. of England, Knt.
    His first wife was Elizabeth, daughter of Arthur Fowel of Fowellcomule, in Devonshire, afforsaid, in the sd. Kingm. of England aford. Esq., by whom he had issue, 4 sons and 4 daughters; viz.,
    Sr. Thomas Harris, eldest son [living 1637], married to Elizabeth, daughter of Myles Forrest, of Marborne, in the County of Huntingdon, in. the aford. Kingm. of England Esq. and Relict of Arthur Denny, of Creyley, in Ireland Esq.
    Edward, 2d. son,
    Arthur, 3d. son, died young without issue.
    Edmond, 4th, now [1637] living.
    Phillep, eldt. daughter, mard. to Robert Cynt, of Ballycrane, in the County of Cork, Esq.
    Elizabeth, 2d daughter, marrd to John Lancaster, of Waterford, Esq.
    Mary, 3d daughr married to William Gratrix, of Affane, in the Co. of Waterford, Esq.
    Ann, 4th, daughter, died young.
    The sd Edwd. 2dly was mard. to Jone, daughter of -- Bushe, of Hether House, in the County of Lincoln in Engld. by whom he had no issue.
    The sd. Edwd. died at Cahermony, in the County of Cork, April ye 4th 1636, an was interred in the Church of Killcredan in the County of Cork. and all is testd. by the subn. of Sr. Thom., his eldt. son, who hath returned this certifft. to be recordd. in the office of Ulvester King of Armes.
    Taken Apll. ye 2d. 1637.
    (Some 17th Century Funeral Entries of Waterford Families. Journal of the Waterford Archaeological & Historical Society. Vol VI, Year 1900. Anon J.B., pp. 165-170.)
  • _UID: B60FC4BB17854D248141C6320384950229BA
  • Change Date: 8 MAY 2012

    Father: Thomas Harris b: 1547
    Mother: Elizabeth Pomeroy

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Fowell b: in Devon, England
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Phillipa Harris
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