Northern Irish & Northern English Roots: JACKSONs & ODDIES & BROWNES & others

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  • ID: I10290
  • Name: John BROWNE
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Browne
  • Prefix: Earl Of Altamont 1St 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1709
  • Death: 4 Jul 1776 4
  • Burial: 7 Jul 1776 Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
  • _UID: 7D9403168F874E7CBCBF6778AF4CCF4D7B13
  • Change Date: 21 Jun 2015 at 14:32



    Father: Peter BROWNE b: 1670
    Mother: Mary DALY

    Marriage 1 Anne GORE
    • Married: Dec 1729
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016
    Children
    1. Has Children Peter BROWNE b: 1730
    2. Has Children Arthur BROWNE b: 14 Mar 1730/31 in Westport House, Co. Mayo
    3. Has No Children James BROWNE b: Aft 1730 in Ireland
    4. Has Children Anne BROWNE b: Bef 1747
    5. Has Children George BROWNE b: 1756
    6. Has No Children Henry BROWNE b: 1738
    7. Has Children John BROWNE b: Aft 1730

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Notes
      Title: Notes
      Quality: 3
      Text: MP, Baron of Mount Eagle, Viscount Westport.
    2. Abbrev: Westport House and the Brownes
      Title: Westport House and the Brownes
      Quality: 3
      Text: Childhood spent at Mount Browne, "his father was impoverish ed, and Westport House unlived in after his grandfather's d eath in 1711."
      In his teens went to Christchurch, Oxford (likely to have r ead Jonathon Swifts Irish pamphlets and the Drapier letters)
      income of 700 pounds per year - left from the Jacobite war . Chose architect for second Westport House - Richard Casse ls
      Matriculated Oxford University (Christ's CHurch) Oxford 1 7 July 1725.
      Held office of Sherriff of Co. Mayo in 1731
      MP for Castebar 1744-1760
      Governor of Mayo
      10 September 1760 became 1st Baron Mount Eagle, of Westport , Co. Mayo
      24 August 1768 1st Viscount Westport, of Westport, Co. Mayo
      4 December, 1771 The first Earl of Altamount
    3. Abbrev: www.thepeerage.com
      Title: www.thepeerage.com
      Quality: 3
      Text: 1st Baron Monteagle
    4. Abbrev: www.thepeerage.com
      Title: www.thepeerage.com
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