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Gov Wm Findlay
Findlay, Gov. Wm., A Distin Guished Statesman Of Pennsylvania, And Of The Same Family As The Foregoing, Was Born In' Pennsylvania About The Commencement Of The Revolution, And Received A Good Education. He Early Entered Public Life, Became Distin Guished By His Eloquence And Ability, And Was Elevated By His ...

Green W Caldwell
Caldwell, Green W., Distin Guished As A Soldier, Lawyer And Doctor Was Of Irish Descent Born In North Carolina, April 13, 1811, And After Completing His Education Took Up The Study Of Medicine In Which He Acquired Reputation And Standing. In The Mean Time He Read Law, Was Admitted To ...

Ham
Ham ("jenny June"), A Talented And Sprightly American Female, Writer And Editor, Is Of Irish Descent, Born In 1840. She Still Contributes Largely To The Cur Rent Literature Of The Day, And Is De Servedly Popular. ...

Harriet Farley
Farley, Harriet, A Talented American Female Journalist And Writer, Of Irish Extraction, Born In New Hamp Shire. She Became Editor Of The "of Fering," A Paper Sustained By The Factory Girls At Lowell, Mass. And Among Her Other Works Are "shells From The Strand Of The Sea Of Genius," 1847, ...

Harrison
Harrison, Chief Justice Of On Tario, One Of The Ablest And Most Distin Guished Of Canadian Jurists, Was The, Son Of Richard Harrison Who Emigrated From County Moflaghan, Ireland, A Short Time Before The Birth Of Our Subject, Who First Saw Light At Montreal, August 3, 1833, And Received His ...

Helen Selina Sheridan
Sheridan, Helen Selina, Countess Of Gilford, A Talented Poetess, Was A Daughter Of R. B. Sheridan, Born In 1807. She Early Exhibited More Than Ordinary Talents Which, Were Cultivated With Care And Improved By The Brilliant Society Which Visited Her Father's House. In Her Eighteenth Year, Then Celebrated For Her ...

Henriette Browne
Browne, Henriette, (mme. Desault,) A Talented French Artist, Born In Paris In 1829, Is A Descendant Of The Celebrated Irish General Brown, Who Settled In France After The Battle Of Col Loden, And Distinguished Himself In The Service Of That Country. Her Produc Tions Are Held In High Repute In ...

Henry Boyle
Boyle, Henry, Earl Of Shan Non, A Prominent Irish Statesman, Was Born About 1700, In The County Cork, And Filled Some Of The Highest Political Offices In The Kingdom. He Was Speaker Of The House Of Commons, Chancellor Of The Exchequer, Lord Justice, &c, And Was Elevated To The Peerage ...

Henry Brooke
Brooke, Henry, A Writer Of Abil Ity And Merit, Was Born In 1706, At Rantavan, Ireland, And Was Bred To The Bar. He Was The Friend Of Swift And Pope, The Latter Of Whom Is Said To Have Encouraged, If Not Assisted Him, In His Poem Of Universal Beauty, Which ...

Henry C Carey
Carey, Henry C, An Eminent Political Economist, And The Ablest Writ Er In Advocacy Of The American Theory Of Protection To Home Industries, That Has Yet Appeared, Was Born In Philadel Phia, 1793, And Was A Son Of Mathew Carey. He Received A Liberal Educa Tion And Entered The Great ...

Henry C Murphy
Murphy, Henry C. A Prominent American Politician, Financier And Writ Er, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In Brook Lyn In 1810, And Educated At Columbia College: Was Admitted To The Bar And Practiced With Success. After Filling Various Positions Of Honor He Was Sent To Congress In 1843, And Remained ...

Henry Dodwell
Dodwell, Henry, A Learned Critic And Theologian, Was Born In Dub Lin In 1641, And Educated At Trinity College, Was Chosen Camden Professor Of History At Oxford In 1688, But Being A Non- Juror He Lost His Place By The Re Volution. Dodwell Was An Able And Prolific Writer, But ...

Henry Eccles
Eccles, Henry, One Of The Most Brilliant Of Canadian Advocates, Was A Son Of The Foregoing, And Came With His Father To Canada In '35, Was Admit Ted To The Upper Canadian Bar And Ac Quired An Enviable Distinction As A Powerful And Eloquent Advocate. He Was Made A Q. ...

Henry Fleming
Fleming, Henry, A Gallant Irish Officer Was Born About 1665 And Was An Able And Practical Advocate Of The Policy Of The Confederate Chieftains. He Com Manded The Grenadiers Of The Duke Of Autum's Regiment, And With Colonel Sheldon Successfully Defended The Town And Castle Of Ardee Against A Vastly ...

Henry Flood
Flood, Henry, One Of The Most Illustrious Of Irish Patriots, Was The Eld Est Son Of The Right Hon. Warden Flood Chief Justice Of The King's Bench, Ire Land. He Was Educated At Trinity Col Lege, Dublin, And At Christ Church, Oxford, Where He Spent Two Years. He Was First ...

Henry Giles
Giles, Henry, An Able And Distin Guished American Divine, Born Incounty Wexford, Ireland, Nov. 1st, 1809. He Received His Education At Home, But Amidst A Conflict Of Beliefs He Became Unsettled In His Religious Views And Af Ter Various Changes, He At Length Joined The Unitarians And Became Pastor Of ...

Henry Grattan
Grattan, Henry, A Most Illus Trious Irish Patriot And Statesman, And The Greatest Of Modern Orators, Was The Son Of An Irish Barrister And Was Born In Dublin, July 3, 1746. He Was Educat Ed In His Native City, Graduating At Trin Ity College, Dublin, In 1767. He Enter Ed ...

Henry Inman
Inman, Henry, An Eminent Am Erican Artist, Was Of Irish Parentage, Born In New York. 1801. He Probably Had No Living Superior As A Portrait Painter. His Son, I. O'brien Inman, Was A Painter Of Merit In Geneva And And Florence. Inman Died 1846. ...

Henry J Finn
Finn, Henry J., A Talented Amer Ican Comedian And Author, Was Son Of Ir Isfrparents And Was Born At Sydney, Cape Briton About 1790, He Afterwards Came To The United States And Subsequently Went To England To Reside With A Rich Uncle Who Had Settled There. On The Death Of ...

Henry Jones
Jones, Henry, M. R. C. S., A Tal Ented Irish Poet And Dramatist, Who Wrote Under The Non De Plume Of Cav Endish, Was Born In 1720, And Like Most Of The Irish Literati, Drifted To London, To Find A Profitable Market For His Talents. He Was The Author Of ...

Henry Knox
Knox, Henry, A Major General In The War Of The American Revolution, Was Born In Boston, Of Irish Parents, In 1760, And After Receiving The Ordinary English Education, He Became A Book Seller In His Native Town. The Troubles With The Mother Country Early Engaged His Attention, And He Was ...

Henry Moore
Moore, Henry, One Of The First Irish Methodists, And Friend And Com Panion Of John "wesley, Was Born In Dublin In 1751; Joined Wesley In 1799, And Became A Noted Preacher. He Was The Confidential Friend And Associate Of Wesley During His Later Years, And Was The Author Of A ...

Henry Mossop
Mossop, Henry, A Tragic Actor Of Great Eminence And A Rival Of Gar Rick, Dun, &c, Was Born In Ireland, And Educated At Dublin University. He Made His First Appearance On The Dublin Stage As "zana" In The "re Venge," After Some Time He Removed To London And Appeared In ...

Henry Piers
Piers, Henry, An Eminent Travel Er, Was Born At Tristernagh County, Westmeaih About 1570. He Left Ac Counts Of His Travels In France, Ger Many Italy, Etc., A Copy Of Which Was Placed Among The Mss Of Sir James Ware, In The Chandois Library. He Died In 1623. ...

Henry Purcell
Purcell, Henry, A Celebrated Musical Composer, Was Born In England Of Irish Parents About 1658; Developed Great Musical Talent At An Early Age, Re Ceived Instructions From The Best Masters. At The Age Of Eighteen He Was Organist Of Westminster Abbey, And Soon After Was Made Organist Of The Chapel ...

Henry Seymour Conway
Conway, Henry Seymour, A -distinguished Military Commander And Field Marshal In The British Army, Was The Second Son Of Lord Conway, And Was Born In County Antrim, Ireland, About 1721. He Entered The Army At An Early Age, And Rose Rapidly By The Ex Hibition Of Masterly Ability. He Was ...

Henry Taltam
Taltam, Henry, Dd. Ll. D. F. R. S., One Of The Ablest And Most Learned Of Modern Oriental Scholars, Was Born In Ireland, 1788, And Was Ed Ucated At Trinity College, Dublin, And At The Universities Of Gottingen And Leyden, And Graduated As A Doctor Iu Law, Theology And Philosophy. ...

Heremon
Heremon, Son Of Milesius, The First Monarch Of Ireland Of The Scoto Milesians,said To Have Settled In Ireland And, With His Brother, Wrested Its Sov Ereignity From The Tutha De Danians, A Little After The Time Of Moses. Mile Sius And His Family, Like Moses And The Israelites Resided For ...

Hichard
Hichard, An Eminent And Learned Catholic Divine Of The Church In Ameri Ca, Was Born In Dublin In 1806. He Was Educated In The Irish College Of Maynooth, Where He Remained For Some Time As Prefect And Professor, And Was Then Ordained Priest. Shortly After Wards He Came To America ...

Hingston
Hingston, Wm„oneof The Ablest Of Canadian Medical Men, Is Of A Cork Family, And Has Acquired Great Distinc Tion In His Profession. He Held A Chair In Mcgill College, Montreal, And Has Acquired An Extensive And Lucrative Practice Among The Best Citizens, Of That Ancient Burg. He Is Justly Held ...

Hoist Benjamin Holmes
Holmes, Hoist. Benjamin, An Able Canadian, Politician, And Financier Was A Native Of Ireland Who Emigrated To Canada At An Early Day, Settled In Montreal, And Soon Rose To Distinction By His Broad And Liberal Views, And Na Tive Ability. He Supported The Cause Of Responsible Government And Was Return ...

Hon Arthur Bunster
Bunster, Hon. Arthur, A Prominent Canadian Statesman, Was Born In Queen's County, Ireland, In 1833, Emigrated To Canada, And After Wards Settled In Vancouver, Where He Acquired A Prominent Position By His Talents. He Represented That Constitu Ency In The Dominion Parliament With Marked Ability For Some Years. ...

Hon Caroline E S
Norton, Hon. Caroline E. S., A Novelist And Poetess Of Merit, Was The Daughter Of R. B, Sheridan, Born In 1808. Her Principal Works Are The Sorrows Of Rosalie And The Undying One. She Was Twice Married, The Last Time To Sir W. Sterling Maxwell. She Died In 1877. ...

Hon Cyril Archibald
Archibald, Hon. Cyril, A Prominent Irish Canadian Politician And Statesman, Who Has Succeeded By His Native Energy And Talents, In Ac Quiring A Commanding Position In The Affairs Of The Dominion. He Now Rep Resents Stormont In The Parliament Of His Country, And Exerts Great Influence And Power. ...

Hon Edward Blake
Blake, Hon. Edward, One Of The Ablest Of Canadian Statesmen And Lawyers, Was A Son Of Chancellor Wm. Hume Blake, And Was Born In The Town Ship Of Adelaide, Ontario, In 1833, The Year After His Parents Settled In Canada. He Was Educated At Upper Canada Col Lege, And At ...

Hon Edward Whelan
Whelan, Hon. Edward, A Tal Ented Canadian Journalist And Poli Tician, Was Born In County Mayo, Ire Land In 1825, And Received His Education Partly There, And Partly In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Whither His Family Had Emi Grated. He Entered The Printing Office Of The Hon. Joseph Howe, In That ...

Hon George Crawford
Crawford, Hon. George, A Prominent Canadian Legislator, Was The Son Of Patrick Crawford, Who Emigra Ted From County Cavan, And Settled In Canada West At An Early Day. He Be Came Connected With Many Of The Pub Lic Improvements Of Canada, And Soon Acquired Wealth And Influence, By His Energy ...

Hon James Shaw
Shaw, Hon. James, A Promi Nent Canadian Politician And Military Man Was Born In County Wexford, Ire Land, And Emigrated To Canada In 1820, Where His Talents And Energy Brought Him Into Prominence. He Represented Lanark And Renfrew In The Assembly, And In 1867, He Was Called To A Seat ...

Hon Jas Cox Aikens
Aikens, Hon. Jas. Cox, A Prominent Canadian Statesman, Was Son Of An Irish Emigrant, And Received His Education At Victoria College, Cobourg. He First Gave His Attention To Farming, But His Talents And Natural Abilities Soon Led Him. Into Public Life, And In 1857 Was Elected To Represent Peel, In ...

Hon Jno Sheridan Hog
Hog An, Hon. Jno. Sheridan, A Distinguished And Talented Canadian Writer And Statesman, Was Born In Ire Land In 1815, And Emigrated To Canada When A Boy, To Join His Uncle, Who Had Preceeded Him. Not Finding His New Home Agreeable, The Youthful Wanderer, Then Scarcely Twelve Years Old, Shoulder ...

Hon John Ross
Ross, Hon. John, A Distinguished Canadian Statesman And Lawyer Was Born In Country Antrim, Ireland, In 1818, And Emigrated With His Parents To Canada When An Infant. He Received As Good An Education As Upper Canada Afforded In Those Early Days. He Adopted The Profession "of The Law, Was Called ...

Hon Judge Doherty
Doherty, Hon. Judge, An Able Canadian Lawyer, Was Born In County Derry In 1830, And Emigrated To Canada With His Father. He Was Educated At St. Hyacinthe And In Vermont, Where He Graduated. He Adopted The Profes Sion Of Law. And Entered The Lower Canadian Bar, Where He Soon Acquired ...

Hon Robert Baldwin
Baldwin, Hon. Robert, One Of The Ablest Of Canadian Statesmen, Was The Son Of Dr. Baldwin, A Native Of Cork, And Miss Willcox, His Wife, Also From The Same Old City, And Was Born In York, (toronto,) 12th May, 1804. He Received His Education From His Father, With Whom He ...

Hon Ross Wilkins
Wilkins, Hon. Ross, Son Of John, And Brother Of U. S. Senator William Wilkins, Was Born In Menn Sylvauia, Received A Classical Education, Studied Law, And Was Admitted To Prac Tice Hi His Native State. He Removed To Michigan At An Early Day; Was Appointed U. S. District Judg>\ 1835, ...

Hon Samuel Hume Blake
Blake, Hon. Samuel Hume, Second Son Of Chancellor Blake, And Brother Of Hon. Edward B. , Was Born In 1835, And Received His Education At Upper Canada College. He First Enter Ed Commerical Life, And Subsequently The Law Office Of His Uncle, Dr. Connor, And Was Called To The Bar ...

Hon Thomas Dunn
Dunn, Hon. Thomas, An Able Legislator And Jurist Of Lower Canada, Was A Native Of Ireland, And Came To Canada At An Early Age, Where He Was Educated And Was Called To The Bar, And Soon Became Noted For Ability. He Afterwards Was A Member Of The Pro Vincial Legislature, ...

Hon Wm Claxton
Claxton, Hon. Wm., A Distin Guished Canadian Merchant And Finan Cier, Was Born At Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, In 1819, And Losing Both Father And Mother Before His Twelfth Year, The Orphan Emigrated To Canada To Seek His Fortune. Having Relations Nearpeterboro, He Joined Them On A Farm, But Soon ...

Hon Wm Merideth
Merideth, Hon. Wm, R, A Prominent Canadian Lawyer And Politi Cian, Is A Son Of John Cook Meridith, A Native Of Dublin, Who Emigrated To Canada At An Early Day. Our Subject Was Born At Westminster, Ont. , In 1840, And Completed His Education At The To Ronto University, Was ...

Horace Greeley
Greeley, Horace, A Celebrated American Journalist, Was Born In Am Herst, N. H., February 3, 1811. His Parents Emigrated From The North Of Ireland, And Are Called In Some His Of Bi Ographies "scotch Irish," Which Many Anti-irish Writers Are In The Habit Of Calling All North Of Irelanders. This ...

Hugh Bernard
Bernard, Hugh, Known On The < Continent As Hugh Of Ireland, Was The Author Of Travels In Various Countries. He Became A Brother Of The Order Of Mi Nors, And Their Provincial In Ireland. He Flourished Towards The End Of The Four Teenth Century, And Was Distinguishej For His Extensive ...

Hugh Boyd
Boyd, Hugh Macauley, Whose Real Name Was Macauley, Was Born In Ireland, In 1746, And Educated At Trin Ity College, Dublin. He Became A Political Writer Of Considerable Note In London, And Was Amongst The Ablest Of His Day. Among Others, The Letters Of Junius Were Attributed To His Pen. ...

Hugh Cairnes
Cairnes, Hugh Mccalmont, Lord, One Of The Most Able And Distin Guished Of Living Jurists, And Equally Celebrated As An Orator And Statesman, Was Born Near Belfast, Ireland, In 1819. After Completing His Education He Studied Law And Was Admitted To The Irish Bar, Where He Quickly Won Recog Nition ...

Hugh Hamilton
Hamilton, Hugh, And Irish Pre Late Of The Established Church, And An Able Mathematician, Was Born In Ire Land In 1729, And After Completing His Education Studied For The Ministry. He Became Professor Of Natural Philosophy In Dublin University. He Is The Au Thor Of Several Works On Mathematics, Besides ...

Hugh Mac Caghwell
Mac Caghwell, Hugh, A Learned Irish Prelate And Primate Of All Ireland In 1626, Was A Native Of County Down. He Received His Education At R The University Of Salamanca, Spain, Where He Earned The Highest Regard By His Humility, Piety And Learning. He Joined The Franciscan Order And Was ...

Hugh Mac Mahon
Mac Mahon, Hugh, A Brave And Distinguished Irish Officer Who Went To France After The Treaty Of Limerick, With His Regiment (the Charlemont) Where He Quickly Earned An Enviable Reputa Tion For Skill And Bravery And Rose To Prominence. He Participated In Many Of The Important Engagements In Which The ...

Hugh Rutledge
Rutledge, Hugh, Brother Of The Foregoing Was Born In Charleston, South Carolina About 1740, Studied Law And Became A Judge Of The Admiralty Court In 1776, Speaker Of The Legislative Coun Cil In 1777, Was Arrested By The Orders Of The British Commander In South Carolina In 1780, And Imprisoned ...

Hugh Ward
Ward, Hugh, An Irish Divine, Writer And Antiquarian Of The Seven Teenth Century, Was A Native Of Don Egal And Was Educated At Salamanca, In Spain. In 1616 He Joined The Order Of St. Francis And Was Sent From Sala Manca To Paris Where He Completed His Ecclesiastical Studies. He ...

Hugh Williamson
Williamson, Hugh, M. D., L L D. , An American Patriot And Scholar, Was Born In Pennsylvania December 5, 1735. His Father Emigrated From Dub Lin About 1730. His Mother Was A Native Of Derry, And The Vessel In Which She Came To America With Her Father Was Captured On ...

Hugue Ii
Hugue Ii, Monarch Of Ireland Was The Son Of Ainmire, Who Had Also Been Monarch, And Succeeded To The Throne A. D., 572. During His Reign An Important General Assembly Of The Kingdom Was Convened At Dromkeat. Laws Were Passed Regulating The Num Ber Of Privileged Bards And Restraining Strolling ...

Ial
Ial, A Prominent Canadian Politician, Was Born In County Cavan In 1830, And Receivsd There A Fair Education. He Emigrated To Canada With Other Mem Bers Of His Family At An Early Day, En Gaging In Business And Gave Consider Able Attention To Chemistry. He Has Long Taken A Leading ...

Iam
Iam, An Eminent Irish Divine And Scholar Was Born May 14, 1812 At Kil Lough, Couuty Down, Ireland. He Re Ceived His Primary Education At Drog Heda And Downpatrick, And Early Gave Evidence Of Those Distinguished Qualities Which Afterwards Placed Him Among The First Scholars Of His Day. He Also ...

Ian
Ian, One Of The Ablest Generals Of His Day, And Who Rose To Be An Austrian Field Marshal. He Was The Son Of An Expatriated Irish Officer, And Was Born In Basil, In 1705. He Entered The Aus Trian Army At An Earty Age And Won His Way Rapidly, Distinguishing ...

Ii Enna
Enna, Ii, A Wise And Able Monarch Of Ireland, Who Reigned About B. C. 600. It Is Said That In His Reign Money Was First Coined In Ireland At A Place Called Airgiodros. T ...

Ii Eocha
Eocha, Ii, A Warlike Monarch 'of Ireland, Who Reigned B. C. 560. He Often Invaded Britain, And Gave The In Habitants A Salutary Fear Of His Prowess And Power. Gildas Complainingly Re Fers To His Invasions, As He Does To Those Of Aongus, Crimthan, Niall The Great And Dathy. ...

Isaac Barre
Barre, Isaac, Gen., A Gallant British Soldier And An Able, Fearless And Patriotic Statesman And A Friend Of Struggling America, Was Born In Dub Lin In 1726. He Received His Education In The University Of That City, And Stu Died Law At The Middle Temple In Lon Don, But Did ...

Isaac Bickerstaff
Bickerstaff, Isaac, A Su Ful And Talented Dramatist, Was B Ireland, In 1730, And Became Att To The Vice Regal Court In Dublin Lord Chesterfield Was In Ireland Afterward Received A Commission In The Marines And Became A Lieutenant, But Became Involved In Troubles And Had To Resign. He Is ...

Isaac Hayne
Hayne, Isaac, A Patriot Of The American Revolution, Was Of Irish Pa Rentage, Born In South Carolina, And At The Beginning Of The American Revolu Tion Was A Planter Of Wealth. In 1781, In Violation Of All Law And Of Human Ity, He Was Taken Prisoner And Executed By The ...

Isaac Marston
Marston, Isaac, A Distinguished Lawyer Of Michigan, And Late Chief Jus Tice Of The Supreme Court Of That State. Was Born In County Armagh, Ireland, Jan'y 2, 1839. His Father Dying While The Family Were Yet Young, His Mother, Although Left With But Slender Means, Succeeded By That Energy And ...

Isaac Weld
Weld, Isaac, A Man Of Talent, Traveler And Writer, Was Born In Dub Lin In 1774, Was Educated In His Native City, And Traveled Extensively On The Continent And In America, And Was Secretary And Vice-president Of The Roy Al Dublin Society For Many Years. He Is The Author Of ...

Israel Pickens
Pickens, Israel, A Distinguished Southern Statesman, Was Born About 1780 In Cabarrus County, North Carolina, And Was Of The Same Irish Stock As The Foregoing. He Represented North Car Olina In Congress From 1811 To 1817 ; Removed To The Mississippi Territory And Was Elected First Governor Of Ala Bama. ...

Ius
Ius, King Of Leinster And Monarch Of Ireland. He Was Son-in-law Of Don Ough O'brien, But Denounced His Con Duct Toward His Bjother Thadeus, And Took The Son Ef The Latter Under His Pro Tection. He Defeated Donough And His Supporters In Munster In Several Battles, And Secured His Dethronement, ...

Iv Hugh
Hugh, Iv, Monarch 'of Irealnd A. D. 797. It Was In The Reign Of This Monarch, That The Danes, Or As They Were Called On The Continent Northmen Or Normans, First Invaded Ireland. The Irish Distinguished Them As The Black And The White Danes, The Black Or Dark Complexion Being ...

Ix Eocha
Eocha, Ix, Surnamed "felioch"or The Melancholy, Was Monarch Of Ireland. He It Was Who Erected The Provinces Of Ireland Into Semi-independent King Doms (a State In Which It Was Said They Existed In A Prior Age), On Condition Of The Princes Paying A Stipulated Annual Tribute, Which Policy Was In ...

J R M Mullany
Mullany, J. R. M., A Gallant American Naval Officer Of Irish Paren Tage, Was Born In New York Oct. 26, 1818; Entered The Navy In 1832; Was Passed Midshipman In 1838 And Lieu Tenant In 1844. He Distinguished Him Self At The Taking Of Tobasco, Mexico, During The War With ...

Jack Cade
Cade, Jack, A Famous Insurrec Tionary Leader Of Kent, England, Of Whose Personal History Little Is Known Except That He Was An Irishman And Called Himself Mortimer. In June, 1450, With From 15 To 20,000 Armed Men Of Kent He Marched Towards Lon Don And Encamped At Blackheath, From Whence ...

Jacob Brown
Brown", Jacob, A Major General Of The U. S. Army, Was The Son Of Irish Settlers In Pennsylvania, Where He Was Born In 1775. He First Adopted The Pro Fession Of Land Surveyor, And Practiced His Profession In The Wilds Of Ohio Before He Was Of Age. He Went From ...

James Barry
Barry, James, One Of The Greatest Of Modern Painters, Was Born In Cork, Ireland, Oct. 11th, 1741. His Father Was Captain Of A Small Coasting Vessel, And When His Boy Was Old Enough To Be Of Assistance, He Was Taken Aboard To Pursue For A Living, The Rough And Dan ...

James Buchanan
Buchanan, James, President Of The United States, Distinguished As A Statesman And Politician, Was Born In Franklin County, Penn., Sept. 22, 1791, His Father Emigrated To U. S. From Ire Land In 1783, And Settled In That Great Hive Of Early Irish Emigration, Penn Sylvania. There Is No Race In ...

James Butler
Butler, James, Vicount Galmoy, A Gallant Officer Of The Irish Brigade, Nephew Of Lt. Gen. Piers Butler. He Distinguished Himself On Many Occasions At The Head Of His Regiment, Particularly Under The Celebrated Marshal Saxe, And Participated In The Credit And Satisf Ation Which The Irish Troops Won, At The ...

James Butler_2
Butler, James, Duke Of Or Mond, Was Born In County Kill Ken Ny About 1660, Was Appointed A Lord Of The Bed Chamber In 1685 And Serving In The Army Had A Share In The Victory Over The Unfortunate Duke Of Monmouth, At Sedgemore. He Afterwards Joined The Standard Of ...

James Butler_3
Butler, James, An American Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born In Virginia, Whither His Father Had Emi Grated From The Troubles In Ireland. In 1772 He Removed To South Carolina And On The Breaking Out Of The War He Took Up Arms. He Accompanied Gen. Rich Ardson's " Snow Expedition," ...

James Cavanagh Murphy
Murphy, James Cavanagh, An Architect And Antiquarian Of Distinc Tion, Was A Native Of Ireland. He Is The Author Of "antiquities Of The Arabians In Spain, "travels In Portugal." Be Sides Some Architectural Works Of Merit All Published In London. He Died In 1816. ...

James Cochrane
Cochrane, James, A Prominent And Able Public Man, Of Nova Scotia, Was A Native Of Granard,co. Longford, Ireland, Where He Was Born In 1802. He Emigrated To America In 1825, And Set Tled In Halifax, Where He Soon Acquired Wealth And Station By His Ability And Enterprise. He Married A ...

James Dellet
Dellet, James, A Talented Ameri Can Lawyer And Politician, Was Born In Ireland, 1788, Emigrated To The United States With His Parents And Set Tled In South Carolina. He Completed His Education In The University, Of South Carolina, And Was Among Its First Gradu Ates, And Was Called To The ...

James Duane
Duane, James An Able Irish Am Erican Lawyer And Patriot, Was Foremost Among Those Opposed To British Tyranny In New York, And Was Sent To The Con Tinental Congress Of 1774, Remain Ed Almost Continuously Until '84, And Was A Signer Of The Articles Of Confeder Ation. He Was Judge ...

James Eustace
Eustace, James, Vicount Bal Tinglas, An Irish Patriot And Soldier In The Days Of Elizabeth. He Took Up Arms In Defence Of His Country And Re Ligious Freedom, And In Conjunction With Fiach Machugh, He Defeated Lord Gray, The Deputy At Gleandaloch, After A Desperate Fight, In Which The English ...

James Findlay
Findlay, James, A Worthy Mem Ber Of The Succeeding Family Of Irish Americans, Was Born In Franklin County, Pennsylvania. After Complet Ing His Education He Settled To Practice His Profession In Ohio, Where He Soon Attracted Attention By His Ability, And ?was For Many Years In Congress. He Died At ...

James Fitzgerald Kildare
Kildare, James Fitzgerald, Earl Of An Irish Patriot, And One Of The Most Refined Gentlemen Of The Age, Was Horn In Ireland, In 1722, And After Com Pleting His Education Traveled On The Continent. After Returning To Ireland He Determined To Erect A Magnificent City Residence In Dublin, As He ...

James Fitzmaurice
Fitzmaurice, James, An Irish Patriot And Soldier, Who Successfully Defied The Power Of England In The Province Of ^munster, A. D. 1574, And Defeated The Royal Troops At Kilmallock, Sanid, Kuillehugie And Cluonie. Eliza Beth Alarmed At His Success, Told Her Deputy That She Did Not Desire To Sacri Fice ...

James G Blaine
Blaine, James G., One Of The Ablest Of American Statesmen And Poli Ticians And A Great Leader Of The Repub Lican Party, Was Born In Washington County, Pennsylvania, Jan. 31, 1830, At The Home Of His Maternal Grandfather Neil Gillespie, A Native Of Ireland. His Paternal Side Were Also Descended ...

James G Fair
Fair, James G., A Prominent Pol Itician And Mining Engineer Of Nevada, And One Of The Celebrated Firm Known As The "bonanza Kings" Which Includ Ed Mackey, Fair, Flood And O'brien, All Irishmen, Who Were The Owners Of 9 The Richest Mines Ever Developed, Whose Yield It Is Said Exceeded ...

James Gandon
Gandon, James, An Eminent Ar Chitect Of Irish Parents, Was Born About 1740, But Whether In Ireland Or England Is Not Known. He Was A Pupil Of Sir William Chambers And Was The First To Receive The Architectural Gold Medal Of *he Royal Society. He Resided In Ire Land The ...

James Gillespie
Gillespie, James, An Irish Am Erican Patriot Of The Revolution, Who Settled With His Parents In North Caro Lina Before The Great Struggle, And Who Bore An Honorable Share In Securing American Independence. He Was A Member Of The Provincial Congress Of That State Before The War, And For Many ...

James Gilray
Gilray, James, An Eminent Cari Cature Artist, Was Born In Ireland About 1750, And Early Developed His Peculiar Talent. He Resided For Many Years In London, And Was Without A Rival In His Day. His Sketches Which Were Edited By Himself, Were Full Of Broad Humor, Keen Satire, Originality, And ...

James Glenie
Glenie, James, An Eminent Mathematician Was Born In The South Of Ireland And Educated At St. Andrews. He Entered The Army And Soon Distin Guished Himself As An Artillery Offiicer, But Having Given Proofs Of His Talents As An Engineer, He Was Removed To That Corps. All His Prospects Of ...

James H Todd
Todd, James H., D. D., A Learned Irish Historian And Archaeologist, Was Born In Dublin, Ireland, April 23, 1805, Was Educated At Trinity College In That City, Of Which He Became A Fel Low, And Took Orders In The Established Church. He Became Regius Professor Of Hebrew, 1849, And Was ...

James Hamilton
Hamilton, James, Baron, And Viscount Strabane, Peerage Of Ireland And Earl Of Abercorn In Scotland, A Member Of The Above Celebrated Nor Man Irish Family, Was Born In Ireland And Was Better Known As Captain Ham Ilton. He First Espoused King James' Cause, But Losing Faith In The Honor And ...

James Hamilton_2
Hamilton, James, A Talented American Artist, Was Born In Ireland, 1819, And When A Boy Emigrated To The United States With His Parents, Settling In Philadelphia. He Early Developed Artistic Talent And Became A Teacher Of Drawing. He Went To Europe In 1854. Where He Remained Two Years Working And ...

James Hamilton_3
Hamilton, James, An American Statesman, Patriot And Soldier, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In South Carolina, May 8, 1776. He Received A Good Edu Cation And Adopted The Profession Of The Law. The War Of 1812 Saw Him In The Army, And He Served With Gallantry As Major In The ...

James Harper
Harper, James, Was A Native Of Ireland, Born Towards The Close Of The Last Century. He Emigrated To Penn Sylvania, And Acquired Distinction By His Talents And Capacity. He Represent Ed His State In Congress From 1833 To '37 And Was Respected For His Ability And Standing. ...