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Francis N Conyngham
Conyngham, Francis N., Marquis Of, A Distinguished British Soldier And Statesman, Was Corn In Ire Land, June 11, 1797. He Was Educated At Eaton, And Entered The Army As Ensign In 1821. He Rose Steadily By Soldierly Qualities Through All The Grades, Till He Became A Lieut. General In 1866. ...

Francis Plowden
Plowden, Francis, A Historian And Miscellaneous Writer, Was A Native Of Ireland And By Profession A Barrister And Conveyancer. He Was The Author Of "jurn Arylorum," "church And State," A "treatise On The Law Of Usury And Annuities," And "history Of Ire Land. " In Consequence Of An Oppressive Suit ...

Francis
Francis, One Of The Most Distin Guished Of The Irish Patriots Of '48 And Most Brilliant Of Modern Orators, Was Born In Waterford, Ireland, In 1823. He Was Educated Partly At Clongowes Wood College And Partly At The Jesuit College At Stoney Hurst, Lancashire, Where He Was Distinguished By His ...

Frey
Frey, A Prominent And Able Politician And Legislator Of Nova Scotia, Is The Son Of Patrick Power, M.p. For Halifax. Our Subject Acquired A Thorough Edu Cation And Soon Became Noted In His Native City For His Ability And Energy. Both Father And Son Advocated Confede Ration, And Soon After ...

G W Wood
Wood, G. W., A Gallant American Naval Officer, Was Born In Ireland In 1843, And Came To The United States With His Parents, Entered The Naval Academy, Where He Graduated In 1861, Distinguished Himself On Various Occa Sions In The War Of The Rebellion; Served On The Oneida At The ...

Garret Desmond
Desmond, Garret, Earl Of, A Gallant And Patriotic Irish Nobleman, Was A Brother Of Sir John, And Engaged With Him In Most Of His Efforts Against The Enemies Of His Country And Religion. Weakened At Length By The Loss Of His Gallant Relative, And The Perfidy Or Cravenness Of So ...

Gek Robert Patterson
Patterson", Gek Robert, A Distinguished American Soldier And Mer Chant, Was Born In Cappagh, County Tyrone, Ireland, Jan. 12, 1792. His Father Was An Active Participant In The Rebellion Of '98 And After Its Failure Es Caped To America, And Settled In Dela Ware County, Pennslyvania. Here Our Subject Received ...

Gelasius Mac Firbesey
Mac Firbesey, Gelasius, A Poet And Historian Of Eminence, Flourish Ed About 1260. He Is The Author Of A Chronicle Of His Times, Besides Poems, Etc. , The Manuscripts Of Which Are Still In Continental Libraries. Mcflin, Florence, Archbishop Of Tuam, A. D., 1250. He Was Cele Brated For His ...

Gen Andrew Pickens
Pickens, Gen. Andrew, A Distinguished Patriot Of The American Revolution, And One Of The Most Suc Cessful And Daring Leaders In The South During The War, Was Born At Paxton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Sep Tember 19, 1739. His Parents Emigrated From The West Of Ireland To Pennsyl Vania, And Afterwards ...

Gen Andrew Porter
Porter, Gen. Andrew, A Soldier And Patriot Of The War Of The Revolution, Was Born Of Irish Parents In Pennsylvania In 1743; Served With Honor During The Revolutionary War, And Was Afterward Gen. Of The State Mili'ia And Surveyor-gen. Of The State, 1809. He Died In 1813. ...

Gen Arthur Dillon
Dillon, Gen. Arthur, Son Of Henry Viscount Dillon, And A Direct Descendant Of Count Theobald, Was Born In Ireland In 1748, Was Educated In France, And Entered The Army And Rose Gradually By Soldierly Conduct And Skill To The Rank Of General. He Was Not Carried Away By The Wild ...

Gen Benj F Partridge
Partridge, Gen. Benj. F., A Distinguished Soldier Of The Great Re Bellion, Was From An Ulster Irish Family, And Was Born In Michigan In 1822. His Father Died When Our Subject Was But Two Years Old, And The Consequence Was That He Had Early To Battle With The World For ...

Gen David Creighton
Creighton, Gen. David, A Gallant Soldier, Was Born In The County Of Fermanagh, Ireland, And Espoused The Cause Of King William, Became Cel Ebrated For His Gallant Defence Of His Castle Against A Large Body Of King James' Troops. He Rose To Be A Major General In The Army, And ...

Gen Edward Hand
Hand, Gen. Edward, An Irish American Soldier And Patriot Of The Rev Olution, Who Was Distinguished Among His Countrymen In Pennsylvania, For His Ardent Advocacy Of The American Cause, And His Gallant Services In The War. He Was A Delegate To The Continental Congress From That State, 1784-5, And Was ...

Gen Eyre Massey
Massey, Gen. Eyre, A Distin Guished Officer Of The British Army, Was Born May 24, 1719, In County Limer Ick, Ireland, And Entered The Army At An Early Age,and Greatly Distinguishing Him Self At The Battle Of Culloden In 1746. He Subsequently Commanded The Grenadiers At Havanna And In Other ...

Gen Henry Conway
Conway, Gen. Henry, A Gal Lant Officer Of The American Revolution, Was Born In Ireland, And Came To Am R Erica At An Early Age. The Troubles With The Mother Country Saw Him A Daring Advocate Of The Peoples Rights, And From The Opening To The Close Of •the War, ...

Gen Henry Munroe
Munroe, Gen. Henry, A Gal Lant And Noble-hearted Patriot Of '98, Was A Native Of County Down, Born About 1755. He Was A Merchant Of The Town Of Lisburn And A Member Of The Volunteer Corps. On The Disband Ing Of That Body He Was Highly Indig Nant, And Although ...

Gen Hugh Brady
Brady, Gen. Hugh, An Ameri Cian Officer Of Irish Parentage, Was Born In Pennsylvania In 1768, And En Tered The Army As Ensign In 1792. He Served Under Wayne In His Campaign Against The Indians On The Maumee,and Was Made A Lieutenant In 1794, And Captain In 1799. He Distinguished ...

Gen James Armstrong
Armstrong, Gen. James, A Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born Of Irish Parentage About 1740, And Distin Guished Himself At An Early Age, In The Indian Wars On The Borders Of "pennsyl Vania. He Early Advocated Resistance To British Tyranny, And Commanded A Regiment At The Breaking Out Of The ...

Gen James Clinton
Clinton, Gen. James, Son Of Col. Charles Clinton, And Brother Of The Foregoing, Was Born In Ulster County, New York, In 1736. He Served Under His Father As Captain Of A Company At The Taking Of Fort Frontenac, 1758, And In 1763 Was Placed In Command Of The Forces Raised ...

Gen James Shields
Shields, Gen. James, A Distin Guished Irish-american Soldier And Statesman, Was Born At Dungannon, County, Tyrone, Ireland, In 1810. He Emigrated To The United States With His Parents In 1826, Studied Law And Sought The Great West For Fame And Fortune. He Settled In Kaskaskia, Illinois In 1832, And By ...

Gen John A Logan
Logan, Gen. John A., An Able And Prominent American Soldier And Statesman, Was Born In Jackson County, 111., Feb. 9, 1826. His Father, Dr. John Logan, Was A Native Of Ireland, Who Emigrated To The United States In 1823, And Settled In Illinois Soon After. John A. 's Early Education ...

Gen John He Ly
Hutchinson, Gen. John He Ly, Lord Donoughmore, Son Of The Foregoing, A Distinguished Officer Of The British Army, Was Born May, 15, 1757, At Clonmel, Ireland. He Distinguished Himself On Various Occasions, And Rose Rapidly Until He Beame A General Officer. In Consideration Of His Brilliant Services In Egypt Against ...

Gen John M Brannan
Brannan, Gen. John M., A Distinguished American Officer, Who Served Both In The Mexican And The Civil War, Was Of Irish Decent And Born In 1819. He Rose By A Career Of Honor Able And Brilliant Services To The Rank Of Major General. - __, , ...

Gen John Pomeroy
Pomeroy, Gen. John, A Dis Tinguished British General, Was Born In County Kildare, Ireland, About 1720; Entered The Army And Participated In Many Of The Conflicts Between The Allies And France. He Rose To The The Rank Of Lieut. General. He Was Also A Privy Councillor Of Ireland, And Died ...

Gen John Sullivan
Sullivan, Gen. John, A Distin Guished American Patriot And Soldier Of The Revolution, Was Of The Same Family As Gov. James, And Was Born At Berwick, Maine, February 17, 1740, He Studied Under His Father And Worked In His Youth On The Farm. When About Twenty-one, He Commenced The Study ...

Gen Johnr Murphy
Murphy, Gen. Johnr., A Gal Lant And Able American Soldier, Was Born In Ireland In 1796, And Emigrated At An Early Age. On The Breaking Out Of The War Of 1812 He Immediately En Listed, Although Only 16 Years Of Age, And Distinguished Himself By His Brav Ery And Good ...

Gen Michael Corcoran
Corcoran, Gen. Michael, A Noted Officer Of The Early Part Of The Great American Rebellion, Was Born In Ireland, September 21, 1827, And Im Migrated To The United States In 1849. He Commanded The 69th New York Volunteers At The First Battle Of Bull Run, Where He Was Taken Prisoner. ...

Gen Richard Hamilton
Hamilton, Gen. Richard,> Distinguished And Able Irish Adherent Of The Pusillanimous James Ii. He Held The Rank Of Lieutenant General In The King's Army, And Was One Of The Chief Organizers Of Those Irish Regi Ments Which Afterwards Won Such Glory On The Continent. In March, 1690, Under Orders From ...

Gen Robert Conway
Conway, Gen. Robert, Was The Son Of Irish Settlers In South Caro • Lina, And Bred To Arms From Infan Cy. He Early Became Noted For Strati-gism And Bravery In The Indian Raids, Find On The Breaking Out Of The Revolutionary War, Was An Active Organizer Of The South Carolina ...

Gen Roger Mac Elligot
Mac Elligot, Gen. Roger, A Gallant Irish Officer Was Born About 1660. He Early Distinguished Himself In The Wars Or His Country And Was Commandant Of The City Of Cork In 1690 Which He Gallantly Defended Against The Duke Of Marlborough, But Was Com Pelled To Capitulate To A Greatly ...

Gen Sir George Nugent
Nugent, Gen. Sir George, Born In Ireland June 10, 1757, And Was A Son Of Col. Nugent, And Grandson Of Viscount Clare, And The Scion Of An An Cient Irish Family. His Sister, Mary Elizabeth, Was Marchioness Of Buck Ingham. He Entered The Army At An Early Age And Greatly ...

Gen Sir John Doyle
Doyle, Gen. Sir John, A Dis Tinguished British Soldier, And An Irish Patriot Of '82, Was A Native Of County Carlow, Born In 1756, Entered The Army Early In Life, And Saw Considerable Service In The Different Colonies, And Rose To Be Major; Resided For A Time In Dublin, Became ...

Gen Sirwm Ogrady Haly
Haly, Gen. Sirwm. O'grady, An Able And Experienced British Officer, Was Born In Ireland, Entered The Army In 1823, And Rose By Good Con Duct Till He Reached The Position Of Ma Jor-general In 1865. He Served With Great Distinction In The Crimea, And In 1873 Became Lieut. -gen. And ...

Gen Stephen Mahon
Mahon, Gen. Stephen, A Brave And Skillful Officer In The English Ser Vice, Was Born In County Roscommon, Ireland, Feb. 6, 1768; Entered The Army And Gradually Rose By Meritorious Ser Vices On The Continent And Elsewhere Until He Attained The Rank Of Lieutenant General. He Died May, 1828. ...

Gen Stewart
Stewart, Gen. John, A Valiant Soldier And Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born In Ireland, And Emigrating To America, Settled Among His Countrymen In Pennsylvania, Where He Married A Sister Of Gen. Wayne. He Was An Ardent Patriot, And Early Entered The Struggle For Independence, Commanded A Corps Of Light ...

Gen Thomas Pigot
Pigot, Gen. Thomas, Was Born In The Queen's County, Ireland, Oct. 13, 1734, Adopted The Profession Of Arms, And Rose By Meritorious Service To The Rank Of Major-general. He Was A Mem Ber Of The Irish Parliament For Over Thirty Years And Died In 1793. ...

Gen William A C
Ryan, Gen. William A. C, A Gallant Soldier, Was Born In Toronto, Canada, Of Irish Parents, March 28. 1843. And Educated In Buffalo, N.y. On The Breaking Out Of The War Of Secession He Joined The Army As A Volunteer In 1861 And Rose From The Ranks To Be Captain ...

Gen William Browne
Browne, Gen. William, A Brit Ish Soldier And Statesman, Was Born In Ire Land, 1791. He Entered The Army At An Early Age, And Served With Distinction In The Wars Against Napoleon, And Rose T$ Be A General Officer. He Was Afterwards, For Many Years, Liberal Member From Kerry. He ...

Gen William Davidson
Davidson, Gen. William, A Gallant And Fearless Patriot Of The Revo Lution, Was Of Irish Parentage, Born In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, In 1746. When He Was About Four Years Old, The Family Removed To Rowan County. North Carolina. Our Hero Was Educated At The Queen's Museum, Afterwards "liberty Hall," In Mecklenburg ...

Gen William F Barry
Barry, Gen. William F., A Distinguished American Officer And Stra Tegist, Of Irish Descent, Born In New York, In 1818, And Who Greatly Dis Tinguished Himself During The War Of The Rebellion. He Was The Organizer Of The Artillery Of The Army Of The Po Tomac, Which Did Such Brilliant ...

Gen William Mahone
Mahone, Gen. William, A Dis Tinguished Politician And Statesman Of Virginia And Known As "the Great Re Ad Justor," Is Of Irish Extraction, Born At Southampton, Virginia, In 1827, And Received His Education At The Virginia Military Institute, Where He Graduated In 1847. He Adopted The Profession Of Civil Engineer ...

Gen William Maxwell
Maxwell, Gen. William, A Distinguished Soldier And Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born In Ireland In 1735, Emigrated To America, Joined The Colonial Troops And Took Part In The. "french War." He Was Constantly Em Ployed Up To The Revolution, And Was A Prominent And Fearless Advocate In New Jersey ...

Gen William Thompson
Thompson, Gen. William, A Distinguished Soldier And Patriot Of The American Revolution, Was Born In Ireland, About 1730. Emigrated To Pennsylvania In Early Life And Soon Be Came Active In Military Affairs, And In Defense Of The Colony Against Both The French And The Indians. He Com Manded A Company ...

Gen William Tonson
Tonson, Gen. William, A Military Officer Of Merit, Was Born In County Of Cork, In May, 1724, Was Lieutenant-governor Of Cork And A Member Of The Irish Parliament, Ele Vated To The Peerage 1783 As Baron Riversdale, Of Rathcormac. He Died In 1810. ...

Gen Willis A Gorman
Gorman, Gen. Willis A., A Prominent Irish American Soldier And Oolitician, Was Born In Kentucky, Of Rish Parents, January 16, 1816. He Began The Practice Of Law In Blooming Ton, Ind., Before He Was Twenty Years Of Age, And Was Soon After A Member Of The State Legislature. On The ...

Gen Wm O Butler
Butler, Gen. Wm. O., A Promi Nent American Statesman And Soldier, Was A Son Of Gen. Pierce Butler And Nephew Of Gen's. Richard, James And William, All Of Whom With Their Father Came From Ireland And Served In The War Of The Revolution With Distinction, So Much So, That Lafayette ...

General Anthony Wayne
Wayne, General Anthony, One Of The Bravest And Most Brilliant Of The Officers Of The American Revolution, Was Born In 1745 In The Irish Settlements Of Chester County, Pennsylvania, To Which His Irish Parents Had Emigrated Some Time Before. His Father Became A Substantial Farmer And Was A Man Of ...

General Holt
Holt, "general," An Intrepid And Skilfull Irregular Chief Of '98, Who Defied All The Power Of The Government For Nearly A Year, And Was At Length Guaranteed A Safe Conduct Out Of The Country. He Was Originally A Farmer And Dealer In Wool, And Had Taken No Part In The ...

General Mackenna
Mackenna, General, A Dis Tinguished South American Patriot And Soldier, Was Born In Ireland About 1790, And Emigrated To Chili Just Prior To Its, Struggle For Independence. When The Patriots Organized Under Carrera, Mc Kenna Joined, And Was Soon Accorded A Prominent Position By His Bravery, En Terprise And Military ...

General Philip Sheridan
Sheridan, General Philip, One Of The Most Celebrated And Suc Cessful Generals In The War Of The Great Rebellion, And Especially Distin Guished As A Brilliant And Dashing Cavalry Officer, Was Born In Perry County, Ohio, In 1831; His Parents Hav Ing Emigrated From Ire And And Settled There A ...

General Thos A Smyth
Smyth, General Thos. A., A Gallant And Able Union Soldier In The Great Rebellion, Was Born In Ireland, And Came To The United States With His Parents, Who Settled At Wilmington, Delaware. He Volunteered At The Open Ing Of The Trouble, 1861, And Participat Ed In Almost All The Engagements ...

General William Loftus
Loftus, General William, A Distinguished Officer In The British Army, W T As Born In Ireland In 1752, And Entered The Army At An Early Age, Was At Different Times A Member Of Both The Irish And English Parliaments. He Died In 1831. He Served With Distinc Tion On The ...

Geo K Siiiel
Siiiel, Geo. K., An Able And Influ Ential Legislator Of Oregon, Was A Native Ireland, And Gained Distinction In His Adopted State By His Ability. He Has Held Important Positions In That State, And Was A Representative To The 37thcongress. Sh1el, Shi Justin, A Distin Guished British Soldier And Diplomat, ...

Geo P Ryan
Ryan, Geo. P., A Brave And Talent Ed American Naval Officer, Was Born In Boston Of Irish Parents, May 8, 1842; Was Appointed A Midshipman In 1857 And Graduated In 1860. He Was Active Ly Engtged Throughout The War; Was •commissioned A Lieutenant In '62 And Lieut. Commander In 1866. ...

Geoffry Keating
Keating, Geoffry, An Irish Di Vine And Historian Of Norman Irish Descent, Born About 1560, And On Ac Count Of The Unsettled State Of Ireland And The Persecutions Of Catholics By Elizabeth, Went Over To France To Ac Quire His Education, And Received The Degree Of Doctor In Theology. He ...

Geokge P A Healy
Healy, Geokge P. A., A Distin Guished American Portrait Painter, Born In Boston, Of Irish Parents, July 15. 1813, Went To Paris In 1836 And Altern Ated Between That City And The United States For Many Years. He Produced Portraits Of Many Eminent Men, Among Them Louis Philippe, ;marshal Soulte, ...

George Barret
Barret, George, An Eminent Landscape Painter, Was Born In Dublin, About 1728, And By His Own Unaided Exertions Early Acquired A Reputation As An Artist Of Merit. He Gained Prizes From Both The Dublin And London So Cieties Of Art. British Art And Artists Owe Him A Debt Of Gratitude, ...

George Berkeley
Berkeley, George, A Noted Divine Of The Church Of England, And An Eminent Metaphysical Philospher, Co Temporary With, And Friend Of Pope, Swift And Addision, Was Born At Kil Krin Near Thomastown, Ireland In 1684. He Was Educated At Kilkenny And At Trinity College Dublin. He Resided For A While ...

George Bryan
Bryan, George, An Ameriean Patriot, And Judge Of The Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania, Was Born In Ireland In 1730 And Came To America With His Parents, At An Early Age. He Took An Active Part In The Discussions Of The Difficulties With The Mother Country, Prior To The Revolution. In ...

George Clinton
Clinton, George, A Prominent And Able American Statesman, Vice-presi Dent Of The United States, And Gover Nor Of New York, Was Born In Ulster County, In That State, And Was A Son Of Col. Charles Clinton, And Brother Of Gen. James Clinton. He Served As A Lieutenant In His Brother's ...

George Count Browne
Browne, George Count De, An Irish Exile, Born In 1698. On His Expatriation He Went To The Continent, And At Length Entered The Russian Ser Vice. He Saved The Empress Anna Iv Anovna From Conspiracy Of The Guards, And Served With Distinction Under Lacy, Munich And Keith. On The Banks ...

George Darley
Darley, George, A Learned "british" Author, Poet, Critic And Mathematician, Was Born In Dublin, In 1785, And Graduated With Distinction At Trinity College, Dublin, In 1811. He Became A Contributor To Various Peri Odicals And Journals, And Became Noted For The Variety And Extent Of His Learn Ing. In 1825 ...

George Dunbar
Dunbar, George, A Distinguish Ed Canadian Lawyer And Advocate, Who Stands Among The First Of The Lower Canadian Bar, Is A Native Of Ireland. After Completing His Education He Adopted The Profession Of The Law, And After His Admission Soon Acquired A Leading Practice By The Exhibition Of All The ...

George E Pugh
Pugh, George E., An Able And Eloquent American Lawyer, Orator And Politician, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1822, And Was Educated At Miami University. He Was Admitted To The Bar Of His Native State, Where He Soon Acquired Distinction By His Ability And Brilliancy. He ...

George Farquhar
Farquhar, George, A Dramat Ist, Was Born In 1678 At Londonderry, Ireland. He Entered Trinity College, Dublin, But Did Not Complete His Studies. He Went From Thence On The Dublin Stage, Which He Soon Quitted In Conse Quence Of Having Dangerously Wounded A Brother Actor With A Sword, Having Used ...

George Forbes
Forbes, George, Earl Of Gran Nard, A Celebrated British Admiral, Was Born In Ireland In 1685. He Entered The Navy And Participated In Many Of The Most Celebrated Naval Engagements Of Those Active Times, And Rose To The Rank Of Senior Admiral. He Was Pleni Potentiary To The Court Of ...

George Frederick Cooke
Cooke, George Frederick, One Of The Most Accomplished Of Trage Dians, And The Great Rival Of Kemble, Was The Son Of An Irish Captain Of Dragoons, And Was Born At Westmin Ster April 17, 1755. He Received An Ordinary Education, And Was Sent When A Boy To Learn The Trade ...

George Gabriel Stokes
Stokes, George Gabriel, D. C. L., One The Most Able And Noted Scientists Of The Age, Was Born At Skreen. Ireland, In 1819, And Finished His Educa Tion At Cambridge, 1841, As Senior Wrangler, Won The "smith Prize," And Was Elected A "fellow." In 1849, He He Became Lucasian Professor ...

George Gore
Gore, George, An Eminent Irish Lawyer, Was Born In County Wexford, Ireland, About 1700, And After Complet Ing His Studies In Dublin, He Adopted The Profession Of Law, Became Attorney General, And One Of The Judges Of The Court Of Common Pleas. He Died About 1760. ...

George Gregory
Gregory, George, D. D., A Minister Of The English Church, And Miscellaneous Writer, Was The Son Of The Prebendany Of Ferns In Ireland, And Was Born In That Town In 1754. He Finished His Education At The University Of Edinburgh. He Removed To Liver Pool After Taking Orders In The ...

George Hay Stuart
Stuart, George Hay, A Noted American Philanthropist, Was Born In County Down, Ireland, April 2, 1816, Was Educated At Bainridge, Ireland, Settled In Philadelphia Where He Became President Of The Mechanic's National Bank. During The Civil War He Was President Of The United States Christian Commission, And Subsequently Of The ...

George James Iredell
Iredell, George James, Son Of The Forgoing, An Able American Law Yer And Statesman, Was Born At Eden Ton, (port Roanoke) North Carolina, November 2 1788. He Graduated From Princeton College 1805, And Was Admitt Ed To The Bar Shortly Afterwards. He Served A Number Of Terms In The North ...

George Lld Petrie
Petrie, George. Lld., A Talent Ed Irish Journalist And Antiquarian, Born In Dublin 1790, Was The Son Of A Talent Ed Portrait Painter And Was Himself First Noted For His Skill In Water Colors, Aud In Much Demand In Illustrating Works Of Travel And Topography, And By This Em Ployment ...

George Macartney Bushe
Bushe, George Macartney, A Celebrated Surgeon, Was Born In Ire Land In 1797, And After Completing His Education At Home, And Receiving His Degree, He Came To New York And Commenced The Practice Of His Profes Sion. He Soon Acquired Fame As A Most Skilled And Successful Operator And Ob ...

George Macartney
Macartney, George, Earl Of An English Statesman And Diplomat Of Great Address And Ability, Was Born In County Antrim, Ireland, In 1727. He Graduated At Trinity College, Dublin, In 1759, And For A While Acted As Tutor To The Sons Of Lord Holland. In 1764 He Was Sent As Envoy ...

George Mathews
Mathews, George, Ll. D., A Man Distinguished Alike For Learning And Hospitality, Was Born At Thurles Ireland About 1650. He Received A Most Liberal Education Enlarged By Extensive Travel And Observation, And Was Intimate With Most Of The Learned Men Of His Day. On His Estate In Thurles He Built ...

George Ponsonby
Ponsonby, George, Second Son Of Rt. Hon. John (speaker Pon Sonby), And Born In Ireland, March 5, 1755; Was Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, After Which He Entered The Temple And Completed His Course Of Law. He Quickly Rose To Distinction As An Able And Successful Counsellor, And Also Distinguished ...

George Read
Read, George, One Of The Sign Ers Of The Declaration Of Independence Was Born In Maryland Of Irish Parents In 1734. He Received His Education From That Celebrated Irish Teacher, Dr. Allison, Of Philadelphia. After Leav Ing School He Studied Law, And Was Ad Mitted To The Bar At An ...

George Read_2
Read, George C.,a Gallant Amer Lean Naval Officer, Was B Rn In Ireland 1788 And Emigrated To The United Stales With His Parents When A Child. He Entered The Navy As A Midshipman In 1804. Was A Lieutenant In 1810, Distin Guished Himself By His Bravery In The War Of ...

George Taylor
Taylor, George, One Of The Signers Of The Declaration Of Inde Pendence, Was Born In Ireland In 1716. He Received A Good Education, And It Was His Only Capital On Arriving In This Country. He Took The First Employ Ment That Presented Itself, Which Was That Of A Laborer. He ...

George Tierney
Tierney, George, A Distinguish Ed Statesman And Writer Of Great Brit Ain Was Of Irish Descent, Born In Lon Don, In 1756, And After Finishing His Edu Ca'ion At Cambridge, Commenced The Study Of The Law. He However Gave Himself Up To Politics And Political Dis Cussions In The Journals ...

George Walker
Walker, George, A Protestant Divine, Was Born In The County Tyrone About 1640, And Finished His Education At The University Of Glasgow. He Became Rector Of Donoughmore After Return Ing To Ireland And Taking Orders. When James Ii Invaded Ireland Walker Raised A Regiment And Successfully Defended Londonderry Against Him, ...

George Warburton
Warburton, George, A Younger Brother Of The Foregoing, Was Born In Galway, And After Finishing His Education Entered The Army, And Was Stationed In Canada For Some Years, Hav Ing Risen To The Rank Of Major. He Was The Author Of "hochelaga; Or> England In The New World," 2 Vols., ...

Gerald Griffin
Griffin, Gerald One Of The Most Popular Of Irish Novelists, Writers And Dramatists, Was Born In Limerick, Dec. 12, 1803. He Received A Good Educa Tion And Early Developed A Passion For Literature. His Family Emigrated To The United States About 1820, But Gerald Re Mained Behind, And In 1823 ...

Ghan
Ghan, A Celebrated Irish Tragedian Who Stood At The Head Of His Pro Fession In Great Britain. He Was Born In Ireland In 1818, And Was An Actor Of Eminent Naturalness And Power And Of Great Popularity. He Was Second To None, Perhaps, Who Ever Trod The Eng Lish Stage. ...

Gil
Gil Enjoying The Ever-changing Beauties Of Nature. During The War He Was Em Ployed In Some Important Duties As Commercial Agent, And Saved The Gov Ernment Millions. Such, However, Is His Integrity Of Character, That When He Resigned His Government Trust He Was Poorer Than When He Commenced. ...

Gilbert
Gilbert, Called Urgale, A Cele Brated Irish Divine And Philosopher Who Flourished About A. D. 1330. He Be Longed To The Order Of Carmelites And Was Author Of A Summary Of Law And One 4i Theology. ...

Gilbert_2
Gilbert, Bishop Of Limerick And Apostolic Legate, A Learned And Holy Prelate, A. D. 1080. Was Noted For His Zeal In Promoting Every Good Work. He Convened A Council Of Bishops And Princes To Reform Abuses, And Addressed A Treatise On The Ecclesiastical Ritual To The Bishops Of Ireland, And ...

Gov Andrew G Curtin
Curtin, Gov. Andrew G., A Distinguished American Statesman And Legislator Of Pennsylvania, Was The Son Of Roland Curtin, Who Emigrated From Ireland To Pennsylvania, In 1793, And Became One Of The Early Developers Of The Iron Interests In That State, Andrew Was Horn April 22, 1817. He Received A Thorough ...

Gov Andrew Pickens
Pickens, Gov. Andrew, Son Of The Foregoing, Was Born In South Carolina In 1766, And Saw Service Under His Father, Before The Close Of The Rev Olutionary War. He Became Promi Nent In His State, And One Of Its Politi Cal Leaders For Many Years. He Was Elected Governor In ...

Gov Francis W Pickens
Pickens, Gov. Francis W., A Scion Of The Above Irish Family, Was Born In South Carolina, About 1800, Received A Thorough Education, And Be Came Prominent In The Affairs Of His State. He Was A Member Of Congress For Ten Years, From 1 835-'45, And Min Ister To Russia, Under ...

Gov James Sullivan
Sullivan, Gov. James, One Of The Most Ardent And Distinguished Pat Riots Of The American ""revolution, Equally Noted For His Masterly Ability As A Lawyer, Statesman And Orator, Was The Son Of John Sullivan, An Irish Schoolmaster, Who Emigrated To The Colonies In 1723, And Settled At Berwick, Maine, Where ...

Gov John Burns
Burns, Gov. John, An Irish American Patriot And Legislator, Was Born In Dublin, About 1730, And Em Igrated To Philadelphia When Quite Young. He Took A Prominent Part In All Local As Well As National Questions, And Was Honored By His Fellow - Citizens With Many Positions Of Trust And ...

Gov John Murphy
Murphy, Gov. John, An Able American, Jurist And Statesman, Was Born In South Carolina About 1795 Of Irish Parents Was Educated At The South Caro Lina College, And Studied Law; Was Hon Ored By His Fellow Citizens With Positions Of Trust And Prominence. Removed To Alabama In 1817, Where He ...

Gov Richard D Spaight
Spaight, Gov. Richard D., A Prominent Irish-american Patriot And -statesman, Was Born In Ireland About 1740, Received His Academic Education Thvre, Graduated At The University Of Glasgow, And Emigrated To America. He Took An Active Part In The Revolu Tionary Struggle, First As Aid -de-camp To General Caswell, And Became ...

Gov Thomas Ford
Ford, Gov. Thomas, A Distin Guished And Able Irish American Law Yer And Politician Of Illinois, Was Born About 1775, And Emigrated When A Young Man, To The Then "western Wilds," But Afterwards Great State Of Illinois. Being A Man Of Energy And Fine Natural Ability, He Grew With The ...

Gov Thomas L Young
Young, Gov. Thomas L, A Gal Lant Soldier And Distinguished Politician Of Ohio, Was Born In County Down, Ireland, December 14, 1832. Emigrated To The United States When A Boy And Joined The Army During The Last Year Of The Mexican War, In Wh'ch He Served, •being Only Fifteen Years ...

Gov Walter Patterson
Patterson, Gov Walter, First Governer Of Prince Edwards Is Land, Was A Native Of Ireland And Was Uncle To Mrs. Jerome Patterson Bona Parte. He Arrived In The Colony In 1770 And Was One Of Its Largest Landed Pro Prietors. In 1880 He Had An Act Passed By The Provincial ...

Gov Wilson Shannon
Shannon, Gov. Wilson, A Tal Ented Irish- American Patriot Was Born In Ohio, 1802 And Rose To Be Governor Of His Native State In 1837, Again In 1842. Was Minister To Mexico In 1844, Elect Ed To Congress In 1853, Territorial Gover Nor Of Kansas In 1855. He Died In ...