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A M Tobin
Tobin, A. M. De, A Celebrated Spanish Painter Of Irish Descent, Was Born In 1678, And Rose To Distinguished Eminence In Art. He Died In 1758. ...

Abbe Edgeworth
Edgeworth, Abbe, A Pious And Heoric Divine, Was Born In Ireland About 1730, And Received His Education In France, Where He Was Ordained To The Priesthood. He Was In Paris At The Out Break Of The Revolution, In The Dis Charge Of His Priestly Duties, And Among His Penitents Was ...

Abbe Ferris
Ferris, Abbe, A Celebrated Fight Ing Divine, Was Born In Ireland About 1750, And Educated In France For The Priesthood. It Would Seem, However, That The Army Would Have Been A More Proper Calling. He Was Stationed In Paris At The Breaking Out Of The Revo Lution And Emigrated With ...

Abbe Maguire
Maguire, Abbe De Tulles, An Irish Divine And Scholar And One Of The Founders Of Fhe Irish College In Paris. The Original Foundation Was For The Lombards, But The Italian Students Having Ceased To Resort To The Establishment, The Trustees Confer Red It Upon The Irish Students In Paris In ...

Abbe Malachi
Malachi, Abbe, A Celebrated Franciscan Friar, Was Born In Ireland About 1270. He Taught For Some Time At Oxford And Afterwards Went To Nap Les, Where He Was Highly Honored For Learning And Piety. He Was Author Of Many Valuable Treatises, Some Of Which Were Published By Henry Stephens In ...

Abram J Ryan
Ryan, Abram J., A Distinguished "poet-priest Of Thesouth/'widely Known By His Devotion To The "lost Cause," And By The Beauty And Poetic Power Of His Southern War Lyrics, Is Of Irish De Scent, Born In Mobile, Alabama About 1835. He Early Gave Evidence Of His Poetic Imagination, Which, However, Was ...

Adam Godham
Godham, Adam, Known As Adam Of Ireland, Was A Monk Of The Order Of St. Francis And One Of The Most Lear Ned Men Of His Day. He Was A Doctor Of Theology At Oxford. John Mayor Says He Was Not Inferior To Ock Am In Learning. He Wrote Comment ...

Adm Sir Francis Beaufort
Beaufort, Adm. Sir Francis, A Distinguished Naval Officer And Hydro Grapher, Was Born At Collon County, Louth, Ireland, In 1774. He Entered The British Navy In 1787, And Served Under Admiral Cornwallis, As A Mid Shipman, And In 1794, He Took Part In The Naval Battle Off Brest, Under Howe. ...

Admiral Alan Gardner
Gardner, Admiral Alan, A Gallant Naval Officer In The Service Of Great Britain, Was Of Irish Parents From Coleraine, Ulster ; Entered The Navy And Was Appointed A Lieutenant Of The Bel Lona In 1725, And In 1760 Was Made Post Captain. In '85 He Was Commodore And Commander In ...

Admiral Charles Stewart
Stewart, Admiral Charles Known By The Appellation Of "old Iron Sides, "a Distinguished And Gallant Amer Ican Naval Officer, Was Born In Philadel Phia, Jnly 28, 1778, Of Irish Parents. His Father, Who Was A Mariner, Made Amer Ica His Home When A Young Man, And Took Part With The ...

Admiral John Forbes
Forbes, Admiral John, Son Of The Foregoing, Was Also A Naval Offi Cer Of Great Merit And Particularly Dis Tinguished Himself In The Action Against The Combined Fleets Of France And Spain Off Toulon In 1743. He Rose To Be Ad Miral Of The Fleet And General Of Marines. He ...

Admiral Stephen C Rowan
Rowan, Admiral Stephen C, A Distinguished American Naval Officer, Was Born Iu Ireland About 1810, And Came To The U. S. With His Parents. Entered The U. S. Navy In 1826 And Gradually Advanced By Skill And Good Conduct. During The War Of The Rebel Lion, He Exhibited Masterly Abilities ...

Aiden
Aiden, A King Of Ireland, Who Suc Ceeded Donchad, In The Year 797. Dur Ing His Reign, The Danes Poured Into The Country Numerous Powerful Armies, Which Our King Frequently Repulsed, Although Not Without Great Loss, And Much Ruin And Devastation. After A Reign Of Twenty-two Years, Full Of Heroic ...

Aileran
Aileran, Surnamed The Wise, Sometimes Called Aireran, And Also Erchan; A Celebrated Irish Scholar Of The Seventh Century, And Head Of The Great School Of Clonard, In Meath. He Was Cotemporary Of St. .fechin, And Was A Writer Of Great Learning And Authority. He Wrote Lives Of Sts. Pat Rick, ...

Albin
Albin, A Famous Irish Scholar, Who Flourished In The Eighth Century, And Was Conspicuous In His Age For Wisdom, Piety And Learning. He Went To France In Company With His Friend And Coun Tryman Clement, And Was Greatly Es Teemed By Charles The Great, Or Charle Magne. Notker Balubus, A ...

Alex Barnewall
Barnewall, Alex., A Distin Guished Irish Cavalry Officer, Who Went To France With Mountcashel's Brigade In 1691, And Served With Distinction In The Reduction Of Savoy, In The Regi Ment Of Clare. He Participated In Many Important Actions And Earned A Proud Reputation In The French Army, For Dash And ...

Alex D Orr
Orr, Alex. D., Was A Scion Of A Pennsylvania Irish Family, Born In 1765, And Served With Bravery In The Revolu Tionary Struggle Before Its Close. Settled Afterward In Kentucky, Where He Ac Quired High Standing By His Talents, And Represented That State In Congress From 1792 To '97. He ...

Alexander Brome
Brome, Alexander, A Relative And Friend Of The Succeeding, Was A Writer Of Considerable Talent And Spirit. Satires, Songs And Epigrams Without Stint He Poured Out Against The Parlia Mentary Party, During The Struggle Be Tween The Parliament And The Crown. He Also Wrote A Comedy, "the Cun Ning Lovers," ...

Alexander Campbell
Campbell, Alexander, D. D., A Talented And Eloquent American Protestant Divine And Theologian, Was Born In Ireland, In 1788. He Came To America, Settled In Bethany, Vir Ginia, And Became President Of Bethany College, Founded There. He Soon Ac Quired Fame By His Eloquence As Well As His Great Controversial ...

Alexander Harper
Harper, Alexander, An Able And Distinguished American Politician, Was A Native Of Ireland, And Emigrated To The United States When Comparative Ly Young, And Soon Became Noted For Ability And Eloquence. He Settled Per Manently In Ohio, And Represented That State In Congress At Various Times From 1837 To 1853, ...

Alexander J Porter
Porter, Alexander J., An Able Irish-american Jurist Was Born In Ireland In 1786, And Was The Son Of An Irish Patriot Of '98 Who Fell A Victim To British Inhumanity. Our Subject Emi Grated To America With His Mother And Family Shortly Afterwards And Settled In Tennessee. He Tried The ...

Alexander M Sullivan
Sullivan, Alexander M., A Distinguished Irish Orator, Statesman And Writer Was Born About The Com Mencement Of The Second Quarter Of The Present Century. After Complet Ing His Education, He Entered Upon The Study Of The Law And Was Ad Mitted To The Bar. In The Meantime, His Active And ...

Alexander Martin
Martin, Alexander, Ll. D., A Distinguished American Patriot And Legislator, Was Born In New Jersey, Of Irish Parents, In 1740, And Was Edu Cated At Princeton College, Where He Graduated In 1756. He Removed To N,orth Carolina, And Was Distinguished By His Bold Advocacy Of Colonial Rights. He Raised A ...

Alexander T Stewart
Stewart, Alexander T., The Celebrated Amerian Merchant Prince, Was Born Near Belfast, Ireland, October 1803. He Studied At Trinity College, Dub Lin, But Did Not Complete His Course. In 1823, He Emigrated To The United States And Settled In New York City. He At First Taught School For Awhile, But ...

Amergin
Amergin, Surnamed Glungeal, The White Kneed, The First Of The Milesian Kings Or Rulers Of Ireland, And One Of The Ancient Heroes Of Irish History Is Com Puted To Have Lived A Thousand Or More Years Before The Christian Era, And Is Said To Have Been The Son Of Golamh, ...

Andrew Brown
Brown, Andrew, A Patriot And Writer Of Note During The American Re Volution, Was A Native Of Ireland, And Came To America, In 1773, As A British Soldier. He Left The Service, And Es Poused The Cause Of The Colonies. He Fought At Lexington And Bunker Hill, And Continued With ...

Andrew Jackson
Jackson, Andrew, Seventh President Of The United States And One Of The Most Distinguished Of American Statesmen And Generals, Was Born 1767 In The Wilderness Of North Carolina, Of Poor Irish Parents Who Had Just Settled There. His Father, A Native Of Carrickf Er Gus, County Antrim, Ireland, And Died ...

Andrew Woods Smythe
Smythe, Andrew Woods, M. D., One Of The Most Eminent Of Surgeons, Was Born In Ulster, Ireland Feburary 15, 1833, Where He Received His Preliminary Education, Emigrating To The United States In 1849, He Began The Study Of Medicine In New Orleans, And Graduated From The Medical De Partment Of ...

Anna Bronte
Bronte, Anna, One Of The Cele Brated Sisters Of That Nnme, Whose Lives Fill Us With Mingled Feelings Of Sorrow, Admiration And Regret. See The Follow Ing Sketch Of Charlotte. ...

Annie Keary
Keary, Annie, One Of The Most Talented And Elegant Female Writers Of The Present Century, And Not Less Con Spicuous For The Unselfishness Of Her Character, Her Great Practical Benevol Ence, And The Christian Beauty Of Her Life, Was A Native Of Ireland, Where She Was Educated And Early Developed ...

Anthony Louis De Tracy
Tracy, Anthony Louis De, A Celebrated French Moralist, Politician And Writer, Was Born In France Of Irish Parents In 1754, And Acquired A High Reputation For Learning And Ability. He Died In 1836. Tr:vcy, Bernard De, A French Divine Of Ability, And Learning, And A Relative Of The Foregoing, Was ...

Archbishop Connolly
Connolly, Archbishop, An Able And Distinguished Catholic Prelate, Divine And Political Writer Of Canada, Was Born In Cork In 1814, And Received His Education Principally In Rome, Where He Joined The Severe Order Of The Capuchins. Even While In The Novi Tiate He Attracted Attention By The Breadth And Vigor ...

Archbishop Lynch
Lynch, Archbishop, A Distin Guished Catholic Divine And Prelate, Of The Province Of Ontario, Canada, Was Born Near Clones, County Mona Ghan, Ireland. After Completing His Eclesastical Education He Joined The Order Of The Lazerists And Was Sent To Amer Ica On The Mission, His First Field Being Texas, Where ...

Archibald Alexander
Alexander, Archibald, D. D., A Celebrated American Presbyterian Divine, Was The Son Of William Alex Ander, Who Came From Ireland With His Father's Family In 1736, And Settled In An Irish Settlement In Pennsylvania, From Whence They Removed To Virginia, Where Our Subject Was Born In 1772. He Received His ...

Ard
Ard, Earl Of Ulster And Lord Of Con Naught, A Gallant Soldier, And Who Wa» Called The Red Earl, Was Born In Con Naught About The Year 1250, And Was Descended Paternally From Charlem Agne And Maternally From Cahil Croo Day Or The "red Hand" King Of Con Naught. He ...

Ard_2
Ard, A Distinguished Officer In The British Service, Was A Son Of Sir John Dillon M. P. ; Born About 1780, And En Tered The Army At An Early Age. He Rose By Merit And Marked Ability, Serv Ing On The Continent And In The East, And Reached The Rank ...

Ard_3
Ard, A Distinguished British Soldier, Was Born At Lifford, County Clare, Ire Land, About 1740, Entered The Army At An Early Age, And Served With Distinc Tion In Various Places, And Rose To A Colonelcy. He Came With His Regiment To America In 1775, And Served Through Out The War. ...

Ard_4
Ard, Marquis Of, Son Of The Foregoing, A Celebrated French Statesman, Histor Ian And Pcot, Was Born In Paris, 1751, And Was Ignorant Of His Parentage Until The Eve Of His Father's Execution; He Immediately Devoted Himself To The Es Tablishing Of His Rights And Good Name. His Efforts Were ...

Ard_5
Ard, Archbishop Of Dublin, Was Born In Dublin, About 1700, And Was Educat Ed On The Continent And Embraced The Religious Life, Although Full Oi Danger In His Native Land. He Returned To Ireland And Administered To His Persecuted Peo Ple In The Midst Of The Uncertainties Of An Ever ...

Armagh
Armagh, And Primate Of All Ire Land, A Learned And Apostolic Irish Prelate And Missionary, Was A Member Of The Dominican Order, And Became Famous In Italy And Switzer Land. He Was Sent By The General Chapter Of His Order, At Which St. Do Minick Presided, To Establish Houses In ...

Armagh_2
Armagh, An Able And Learned Divine, Was A Native Of Dundalk. He Took His Degree Of Doctor At The University Of Oxford, And Was Afterwards Chancellor, A. D. 1333. In 1347 He Was Made Archbishop Of Armagh. He Was An Able Preacher And A Learned Theologian, And Preached Extensively In ...

Art
Art, Marquis Of, An Able But Unscru Pulous British Statesman, Better Known As Lord Castlereagh, And Who Possesses The Unenviable Notoriety Of Being The Tool Of The English Government In Bringing About The Denationalization Of His Country By The Act Of Union, Was Born In Ireland In 17(59, And Completed ...

Arthur Annesley
Annesley, Arthur, First Earl Of Anglesey, Was Born In Dublin, In 1614. He Was One Of The Loyal Members Who Met In Parliament, Summoned By Chas. Iiatoxfordinl643. He Afterwards Joined The Opposition, And Was One Of The Three Commissioners Appointed To Settle Affairs In Ireland, In 1645. Pie Took An ...

Arthur Browne
Browne, Arthur, L. L. D., Professor Of Greek In Trinity College, Dublin, Was Born In Newport, R. I., And Was Sent By His Father, Rev. Mr. Browne, A Native Of Ireland, Who Set Tled In Newport, To Dublin College To Be Educated. His Father Dying While Our Subject Was Still ...

Arthur Browne_2
Browne, Arthur, A Learned And Eloquent Clergyman Of The Established Church, Was Born In Ireland, And Grad Uated At Trinity College, Dublin, In 1729. He Studied For The Ministry, And After His Ordination, Was Sent To Amer Ica As A Missionary. He First Located At Providence, R. I., But In ...

Arthur Dawson
Dawson, Arthur, An Eminent Irish Lawyer, Wit And Conversationalist, Was Born In Dublin About 1706, Educa Ted At Trinity College, And Called To The Bar In 1723. He Soon Rose To Eminence And Acquired A Large And Lucrative Prac Tice. He Was Appointed Baron Of The Ex Chequer In 1741, ...

Arthur Murphy
Murphy, Arthur, A Dramatist And Miscellaneous Writer, Was Born Dec. 28. 1727, At Cloniquin, In Ireland, And Like All Irish Catholics Of Those Days Who Desired A Finished Education Had To Seek Abroad What The 'free' Government Of England Refused Them Athome. He Was Educated At St. Omar's, And For ...

Arthur P Hayne
Hayne, Arthur P., An Able Ir Ish American Soldier And Politican, Was Of Irish Parentage, Born In South Caro Lina, March 12, 1790, And After Receiving A Fair Education, Entered As A Clerk In A Counting House. He Had A Natural Penchant For Military Affairs And When The War Of ...

Augustin Daly
Daly, Augustin, A Distinguished And Successful Dramatist And Theatrical Manager, Of Irish Descent, Was Born In North Carolina, In 1838; Came To New York, And In 1859 Commenced His Liter Ary Career, And In 1862 Produced His First Successful Drama, "leah The For Saken," Which Was A Brilliant Success. He ...

Augustin Kirwan
Kirwan, Augustin, A Gifted And Eloquent Irish Divine, Was Warden Of Galway, A Clerical Title Which Con Ferred On The Holder Semi Apostolic Func Tions. It Was The Cause Of A Great Deal Of Jurisdictional Dispute During The Course Of Several Hundred Years, With The Archbbishop Of Tuam, Until Abol ...

Avenmore
Avenmore, A Celebrated Irish Law Yer, Orator And Statesman, Was Born In; County Cork, Ireland, About 1745, And After Completing His Education In Dub Lin, Studied For The Bar. His First Years In His Profession Were Struggles With Penury And Want, But He At Length Rose To A Brilliant Eminence, ...

Baptist
Baptist, One Of The Most Eminent And Able Of The Catholic Prelates Of America, Was Born At Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, 1801. His Parents Were In Humble Circumstances But Their Bright And Pious Boy Had Aspirations For The Priesthood, And They Would Not See The Favoied Call Lost, If Their ...

Barbara Hick
Hick, Barbara, One Of The Lead Ers And First Promoters Of American Methodism, Was Born In Ireland In 1734 And Emigrated With Her Husband, Embury And Others From Ireland 1780. They Settled In New York, And Most Of Them Becoming Careless Of All Religi Ous Observances In Their New Home, ...

Barney Williams
Williams, Barney, A Popular American Character Actor, Whose Real Name Was Bernard Flaherty, Was Born In Cork, Ireland, In 1823, And Came To The United States With His Parents At An Early Age. He Became Connected With Theatricals When A Mere Boy, First At The Old Chatham Square Theatre.newyork. In ...

Baron Francis
Francis, Baron, A Distinguished Officer Of The English Army, Was A Son Of The Archbishop Of Dublin, Was Born In Ireland, August, 1762, And After Com Pleting His Education Entered The Army. He Distinguished Himself On Various Oc Casions, Especially In Egypt, For Which He Was Raised To The Peerage ...

Baron
Baron, A British Statesman, Was A Son Of Lord Mornington,the Irish Patriot And Younger Brother Of The Earl Of Wellesley, And Of The Duke Of Welling Ton. He Was Born In Ireland, January 20, 1773. He Early Entered The Diplo Matic Services Of The Government, And Spon Rose To Offices ...

Bartley Campbell
Campbell, Bartley, One Of The Most Talented And Successful Of American Dramatists, Was Born In Alleghany City, Pa., Aug. 12, 1843, Of Irish Parents, And Received The Ordinary Common School Education. When Thirteen Years Of Age He Entered A Law Office, But Sheep Skin Covers Had No At Tractions For ...

Bcetius Eagan
Eagan, Bcetius, A Heroic Bishop Of Ross, Was Born In The County Cork, In The Latter Part Of The Sixteenth Cen Tury, Finished His Studies On The Conti Nent, At Louvain, Where He Joined The Franciscan Order, He Was The Friend And Co-laborer Of Colgan, Fleming And Others Of The ...

Bearre And Bantry
Bearre And Bantry, Was A Gallant Leader Amongst The Irish Con Federates In The Days Of Elizabeth, And A Valiant And Trusted Associate Of Hugh O'neill, Prince Of Tyrone, And O'don Nel, Prince Of Tyrconnel. He Continu Ed The Fight In Munster, Of Which Pro Vince He Was A Prince, ...

Benedict J Semmes
Semmes, Benedict J, An Able Legislator And Physician Of Maryland, Of Irish Descent, Was Born In 1789, Graduated At The Medical School In Bal Timore, In 1811, And Acquired An Exten Sive Practice In His Profession. He Was A Member Of The Legislature And Speaker Of The House, And Introduced ...

Benj Harvey Hill
Hill, Benj. Harvey, An Emi Nent American Statesman And Orator, Was Born In Jasper County, Georgia, Sept. 14, 1823. His Father Emigrated From Ireland And Settled In That State, Acquiring Influence And Wealth. Ben Jamin Entered The University Of Geor Gia, Where He Graduated With The First Honors In 1844, ...

Benjamin Bloomfield
Bloomfield, Benjamin, A Distinguished Officer And Diplomat, Was Born In 1762, In County Tipperary, Ire Land. He Early Entered The Military Service As An Officei In The Artilery, And Gradually Rose By Meritorious Conduct, To Be Colonel, And At Length Lieutenant General In The Army. He Became A Great Favorite ...

Benjamin G Shields
Shields, Benjamin G. A Prom Inent Politician And Advocate Of Ala Fcama, Was Of Irish Parentage, Received His Education In The South And Won Reputation By His Conspicuous Talent. He Represented His District In The United States Congress In 1841, And Was Highly Esteemed. ...

Benjamin Rush
Rush, Benjamin, One Of The Most Eminent Of The Revolutionary Patriots And A Signer Of The Declaration Of Independence Was Born At By Berry Near Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1745, Of Irish Parents, His Mother Being A Sister Of Dr. Finley. The Celebrated Irish Di Vine And Teacher, Who Became President ...

Benjamin Ward
Ward, Benjamin, A Celebrated Irish Political Economist And Writer, Was Born About 1700, And Settled In Spain, Where He Rose To Distinction And Was Employed In Important Public Ser Vices In That Country. He Died About 1760. ...

Bert
Bert, One Of The Most Prominent Poli Ticians And Statesmen Of His Day, In Canada, Was Fourth Son Of Sir Allen Bellingham Of County Louth, Ireland, Where He Was Born In 1 808. He Received His Education At Home, And Afterwards Came To Canada, Where He Married Ara Bella, Daughter ...

Blathmac
Blathmac, And Dermod, Joint Monarchs Of Ireland, Were Sons Of Hu Gue Iii, And Ascended The Throne A. D. 654. During Their Reign A Great Plague Depopulated The Island, To Which They Fell Victims. Bede, In His Church History, Speaks Of This Same Plague As Ravaging A Great Part Of ...

Boiroimhe Brien
Brien, Boiroimhe, One Of The Wisest, And Most Celebrated Of The Irish Monarchs, Was Son Of Kennede, Prince Of Thormond Of The Race Of Heber, Who Governed Munster During The Per Fidious Imprisonment Of Keallachan, The King, By The Danes. It Was Ken Nede, Who Planned The Expedition By Sea ...

Boyle
Boyle, Earl Of, Was Born In Ireland, In 1707, And Received The Rudiments Of His Education From The Poet Fenton And Completed It At Oxford. For A While He Was A Member Of Parliament And An Opponent Of Walpole, But Literature Having More Charms For Him Than The Forunt, He ...

Boyse Samuel
Boyse Samuel, A Poet Of No Mean Talent, Was The Son Of A Dissent Ing Minister, And Was Born In Dublin In 1708. He Adopted Literature As A, Profession, Was A Contributor To Some Of The Best Magazines Of His Day, And Em Ployed On Other Literary Work Of Merit. ...

Brady
Brady Ormcbrady, Andrew, First Bishop Of Kilmore, A. D. 1450, Was Of A Noble Family, And Was Appoint Ed Bishop Of Brefny, Which See He Had Removed To Kilmore By Consent Of Pope Nicholas V. He Was A Man Of Great Energy And Talents. Ware Names Seven Bishops Of This ...

Breaca
Breaca And Burian Saints, Two Holy Maidens Of Ireland, Who Were Greatly Honored In Britain. The For Mer Was Baptized By St. Patrick, Be Came A Religious, Passed Over Into Brit Ain And Established A Community On The Bank Of The River Hagle, Now Called The Alan In Penrith. Her ...

Brock
Brock, A Distinguished Canadian Divine Of The Episcopal Church, The Son Of An Irish Major Of The 41st Foot, Was Born In 1810 In Kingston, Canada, Where His Father Was Then Stationed. His Father Was Of A Well-known Cork Fam Ily,who Died During The War Of 1812, In Active Service ...

Bryan Edwards
Edwards, Bryan, Was Born In England, Of Irish Parents, In 1743. His Father Dying Before He Completed His Education, He Went To Live With An Uncle In Jamaica, And There Completed His Classical Studies. Having Become Weal Thy By The Inheritance Of Two Fortunes, He Returned To England And Was ...

Caldwell Dr Charles
Caldwell. Dr. Charles, An Eminent American Physician, Born In Caswell Co. N. C, May 14, 1772. He Was The Son Of An Irish Officer Who Had Emigrated At An Early Day To America, And Who, Like The Rest Of His Country Men, Had Supported By Pen And Sword, The Rights ...

Capt Henry B Lynch
Lynch, Capt. Henry B., A Talented And Daring Officer Of The British Navy, Was Born In Ireland In 1798. Dis Tinguished For Explorations In Africa, And On The Dead Sea And Commanded The British Squadron In India. He Died In Paris In 1873. ...

Capt Richard Tirrell
Tirrell, Capt. Richard, One Of The Bravest And Most Indefatigable Of The Irish Confederate Chieftains, Was A Native Of Munster, And Born About 1650, Was Engaged In Numberless Encounters Against The Enemy, Under The Leadership Of The Princess Of Tyrone, Tyrconnel, And O'sullivan, Prince Of Bearre, And Highly Distinguished Himself ...

Capt Samuel Brady
Brady, Capt. Samuel, A Fam Ous Indian Fighter Of The Days Of The Revolution, Was Of Irish Parentage, His Grand-father, Hugh Brady, Having Em Igrated From Ireland With His Family,at An Early Period, And Settled In Delaware. The Wilderness In Which The Family Settled, (five Miles From Where Shipp Ensburgh ...

Captain Farmer
Farmer, Captain, A Brave And Intreprid Officer Of The British Navy, Was Born At Youghal County, Cork, About 1750, And After Completing His Education Entered The Navy, Where He Soon Won Distinction As A Brave And Skillful Officer. His Last Memorable Ac Tion Exhibits The Character Of The Man. While ...

Carausius
Carausius, Emperor Of Britain, Was A Native Of Ireland, Of Plebian Birth, But A Daring And Experienced Seaman, Was Born In Manapia, Ireland, About A. D. 260, According To Camden. He Was Employed By Dioclesian And Maximian To Defend The Maratime Parts Of Gaul Against The Franks And Saxons. Having ...

Cardinal Henry Noris
Noris, Cardinal Henry, An Italian Prelate Of Great Learning And Distinction, Was The Son Of Expatriated Irish Parents, And Was Born In Italy In 1631. He Early Exhibited The Great Nat Ural Powers With Which He Was Gifted, And After Completing His Education He Embraced A Religious Life. He Soon ...

Cardinal Paul Cullen
Cullen, Cardinal Paul, A Learned And Eminent Irish Prelate, Was Born In The County Of Kildare, April 27, 1803. After Receiving His Prelimin Ary Education At Home He Entered The College Of The Propaganda, Rome, Where He Distinguished Himself At An Early Age, Received His Degree And Graduated A Doctor ...

Catholicus
Catholicus, (0 ' Dubthay), Archbishop Of Tuam, A. D., 1165, Was A Prelate Noted For His Great Learning And Piety. He Was A Member Of The Third General Council Of Lateran, And Was Called Catholicus On Account Of The Ex Tent Of His Knowledge. ...

Cauley
Cauley), A Celebrated Heroine Of The American Revolution, Was A Native Of Ireland. She Accompanied Her Husband, A Young And Patriotic Irishman— Corp. Pitcher, Of The Artillery— Into Camp, Assisting And Encouraging Him In Many A Desperate Engagement. When Fort Montgomery Was Captured By The British, She Was The Last ...

Chael
Chael, Was An Eminent British Law Yer, A Native Of Ireland, And After Rais Ing Himself To A Distinguished Position At The London Bar He Was Appointed Chief Justice Of The Bacton Circuit In Wales. He Published Reports Of Cases, Duties, Etc., Of Justices Of The Peace, And Many Other ...

Charles Brockden Brown
Brown, Charles Brockden An American Novelist And Man Of Let Ters, Was Born In Philadelphia, Of Irish Extraction, January, 1771. After A Good Common School Education He Com Menced The Study Of Law, But Having A Passion For Literary Pursuits He Aban Doned The Profession And Gave Himself Wholly Up ...

Charles Carroll
Carroll, Charles, Of Carroll Ton, One Of The Ablest Of The Statesmen And Patriots Of The Revolution, And Most Distinguished Figures Of The Declaration Of Independance, Was Born At Annapo Lis, Maryland, Sept. 20, 1727. He Was A Descendant From An Irish Catholic Family Of Some Note, Who Had Left ...

Charles Fleming
Fleming, Charles, Lord Slane, A Military Man Of Eminence, Was Born In Ireland About 1600, Took Part In The Civil Troubles Of The Times, And Greatly Distinguished Himself In The Cromwell Ian War In Ireland. He Afterwards Served On The Continent, And Rose To Dis Tinction In The French Army ...

Charles G Halpin
Halpin, Charles G., (miles O' Reilly), One Of The Ablest And Most Witty Of Modern Journalists, Was Born In Ire Land In 1829, And Received A Classical Education. He Came To This Country When A Young Man, And Joined The Army Of Literary Bohemians In New York City. On The ...

Charles Ingham
Ingham, Charles, A Talented American Artist And Founder Of The Na Tional Academy Of Design, Was Born In Ireland 1796. As A Portrait Painter, He Ranked Among The First Of His Day. He Died In 1863. ...

Charles Jervas
Jervas, Charles, The Most Dis Tinguished Artist Of His Day In Britain, Was Born In Ireland About 1('76, And Studied His Art Under Sir Goffery Kneller And Afterwards In France And Italy. On His Return To England He Was Recognized As At The Head Of His Art In That Country, ...

Charles Kendal Bushe
Bushe, Charles Kendal, One Of The Most Brilliant Of Men, Ranking As An Advocate, Orator And Statesman Among The Very First Which Great Britain Or Ireland Has Ever Produced, Was Born On The 13th Of January, 1767, At Kil Murry, County Of Killkenny, Ireland. His Mother Was A Sister Of ...

Charles Lever
Lever, Charles, One Of The Most Popular And Prolific Of Modern Novelist^, Was Bom In Dublin, Aug. 31, 1806. He Received His Education Partly In Trinity College, Dublin, And Partly On The Continent. He At First Adopted The Profession Of Medicine, Having Taken His Degree At Gottingen, And Was Attacned ...

Charles Lucas
Lucas, Charles, An Irish Phy Sician And Patriot, Was Born In 1713, And After Completing His Education In Dublin He Adopted The Profession Of Medicine. He Early Took An Active Interest In The Affairs Of His Country, And Became A Member Of The Irish Parlia Ment, Where He Distinguished Himself ...

Charles Maxwell
Maxwell, Charles, * A Brave And Skillful Irish Officer, Who Served In Ireland In 1689 90, In Support Of James Ii., And After This Monarch's Inexcus Able Blunders And Cowardice, Went To France, Where He Greatly Distin Guished Himself In The Clare And Other Irish Regiments, And Was Held In ...

Charles Molloy
Molloy, Charles, A Political Writer And Dramatist Of Talent, W R As Born In Dublin In 1754, And Educated At Dub Lin University. He Studied Law At The Middle Temple, But Devoted Himself To Politics And Literature. He Was Editor Of A Political Paper Called "common Sense," And Among His ...

Charles Murray
Murray, Charles, A Talented American Artist, Especially Noted As A Designer And Figure Painter, Was Born In Dublin, Oct. 26, 1854, And Early Gave Evidence Of The Natural Bent Of His Mind. He Secured Admission To The Royal Art School In That City, Where He Distin Guished Himself, Gaining High ...

Charles P Daly
Daly, Charles P., Ll. D., A Distinguished American Lawyer, And Writer, And Chief Justice Of The Court Of Common Pleas, City Of New York, Is Of Irish Parentage, Born In The City Of New York In 1815, And Was Admit Ted To The Bar In 1839. He Is One Of ...

Charles Richard Weld
Weld, Charles Richard, Of The Same Family As Isaac, Was Born In 1818, And Was Educated In Dublin, Studied Law In The "temple," And Was Called To The Bar In 1844 ; Was Assistant Secretary To The Royal Society, And Dis Trict Superintendent Of The International Exhibition Of 1862, And ...

Charles Robert Maturin
Maturin, Charles Robert, An Eminent Writer, Divine,dramatist And Poet, Was Born In Ireland 1782, And Was Educated At Trinity College, Dublin. Al Though A Most Eloquent Preacher He Did Not Receive Much Church Preferment, And Gave Almost His En Lire Time To Litera Ture. Among His Works Are The Fatal ...