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John Radford Young
Young, John Radford, An Eminent Irish Mathematician, Who Pur Sued His Investigations Unaided. He Was The Author Of ' ' The Mosaic Cos Mogony Not Adverse To Modern Science " Besides Other Valuable Scientific Works. He Was Born In 1799. ...

John Reade
Reade, John, A Canadian Poet And Journalist Of Talent, Was Born At Bally Shannon, Donegal, Ireland And Received His Education At Home. He Emigrated To Canada And Adopted The Profession Of Journalist. His Fine Liter Ary Talents Soon Brought Him Into No Tice, And He Quickly Gained Reputation Outside Of ...

John Richardson
Richardson, John, A Learned Irish Prelate Of The Established Church, And An Author Of Repute In That Church, He Published Observations On The New Testament And Other Religious Essays. He Died In 1654. ...

John Riley
Riley, John, An Eminent Painter, Was Born In London Of Irish Parents In 1646. Having Adopted The Profession Of Portrait Painting, He Soon Rose To Dis Tinction, And On The Death Of Sir Peter Lely He Was Appointed Painter To The Kiug. Contrary To The General Rule Among His Profession, ...

John Rochford
Rochford, John, A Natural Mathametician, Of Extraordinary In Genuity And Skill, Was A Native Of Kilkenny And Born About 1775. He Flour Ished In Those Days When Catholic Edu Cation In Ireland Was Under A Ban, Or Just Daring To Assert Itself. The Little Instruction He Received Was From The ...

John Ross Browne
Browne, John Ross., An Ameri Can Traveller And Author Was Born In Ireland In 1817, And Emigrated With His Father To The U. S. Who Settled In Kentucky, With His Family. When 18 Years Of Age John Went To Washington, Being At That Time An Expert Stenographer And Was Employed ...

John Rothe
Rothe, John, A Gallant And Able Irish Officer, Who Supported James Ii. In Ireland Against William Of Orange At The Head Of A Gallant Regiment, Which, With Him, Went To France After The Treaty Of Limerick. He Rose To The Rank Of General Officer By His Valor And Skill Displayed ...

John Rowan
Rowan, John, An Able American Jurist, Orator And Statesman, Was Born In Pennsylvania In 1743 Of Irish Parents, Removed With Them To Kentucky When Ten Years Old, Was Educated At Bards Town, Studied Law And Was Admitted To The Kentucky Bar, Was A Member Of The State Constitutional Convention 1799, ...

John Rutledge
Rutledge, John, One Of The Most Eminent Among The American Statesmen And Patriots Of The Revolution, Was Born In Ireland In 1739; Emigrated •with His Parents To America And Settled In South Carolina. He Received A Liber Al Education, Which He Finished In Eng Land, Where He Studied Law At ...

John Savage
Savage, John, Ll.d., A Learned An Able Irish-american Writer And Poet, Was Born In Dublin, Dec. 13, 1828. He Received A Good Education And Possess Ing Artistic Talent He Studied At The Art School Of The Royal Dublin Society. Full Of Youthful Fire And Patriotism, He Joined The "young Ireland ...

John Scotus Erigena
Erigena, John Scotus, A Learn Ed Scholar Of The Ninth Century. After Completing The Course Of Studies In The Most Celebrated Schools Of Ireland, Or Scotia, As It Was Then Called, He Traveled In The East And Pursued His Studies In The Cradles Of Learning. On His Return He Lived ...

John Singleton Copley
Copley, John Singleton, An Eminent American Artist, Was Horn In Boston, In 1737, And Was The Son Of Irish Parents, Richard Copley And Mary Singleton, Who Had Emigrated From County Clare, Ireland, The Previous Year. Shortly After Arriving In America, Nis Father Went To The West Indies For The Benefit ...

John Smilie
Smilie, John, An Able And Patriotic American Legislator And Poli Tician, Was Born In Ireland In 1736, Em Igrated To America And Settled In Pennsylvania With His Parents, When A Youth. He Entered Ardently Into The Controversy Of Colonial Rights, Advocat Ing Armed Resistance, And Was Amongst The First To ...

John Stark
Stark, John, One Of The Bravest Of The Revolutionary Patriots, Was Born In Londo'derry New Hampshire, August 28,1728. His Parents Emigrated From Ihe North Of Ireland And It Was Among The Irish Settlers Of This Vicinity, That The Pota Toe Was First Cultivated As A General Article Of Food, And ...

John Sterling
Sterling, John, One Of The Ablest Of The Modern School Of Thinkers, Was The Son Of Capt. Edward Sterling, A Native Of Waterford, Ireland, And Was Born At Karnes Castle On The Isle Of Bute In 1800. In 1814, The Family For Awhile Resided In France, But After Wards Settled ...

John Taylor Gilman
Gilman, John Taylor, An Am Erican Patriot And Statesman, Was Born In New Hampshire In 1753, Of Irish Parents. He Early Espoused The Cause Of The Colonies, As Did Also His Father, And The First News From Lexing Ton Saw Him At The Head Of 100 Men, With Whom He ...

John Tobin
Tobin, John, A Dramatic Author Of Talent, Was Of Irish Descent, Born At Salisbury, England, And Educated In Private Schools; After Completing Nis Education. He Became A Solicitor. His Spare Moments Were However Devoted To Dramatic Composition, For Which He Had A Strong Propensity. At The Age Of Twenty-four He ...

John Toland
Toland, John", A Writer Of Genius Was Born Near Londonderry, Ireland, About 1670 And Was Educated At Glas Gow, Edinburgh And Lyden, His Faith, Which Was Originally Catholic, Became Unsettled In These Schools, And He Became Naturally A Free-thinker, The Only Ration Al Refuge Left. He Was Employed While On ...

John Toler
Toler, John, Better Known In Irish History F As Lord Norbury. And Whose Name Among Patriot Irishman Is But A Synonyme For Infamy, Was Born In 1745 In Tipperary, Educated At Trin Ity College And Was Called To The Bar In 1770. He Was Ever A Toady To The Gov ...

John Travers Lewis
Lewis, John Travers, L L. D. , A Distinguished Canadian Divine, Of The Episcopal Church, Is A Native Of Cork, Where He Was Born In 1826. He En Tered Trinity College Dublin, Where He Graduated As Senior Moderator In Ethics And Logic. He Was Gold Medalist And Obtained The Degrees ...

John Tyndall
Tyndall, John, D. C. L., Ll. D., One Of The Ablest Of Modern Scien Tists, Was Born At Laughlin Bridge, Near Carlow, Ireland, Aug. 21, 1820, Was Educated Under The Direction Of His Father, Acquiring A Thorough Know Ledge Of Mathematics And Evangelical Theology. In 1839 He Entered The Irish ...

John W Farellt
Farellt, John W., A Talented Pennsylvania Politician And Jurist, Was Born In That State Of Irish Parents, About 1800, Received A Fair Education, Studied Law, Was Admitted To The Bar Of His Na Tive State, And Soon Made His Mark. He Was Entrusted With Positions Of Honor And Trust, And ...

John W Mackey
Mackey, John W., The Celebrat Ed Bonanza King And Head Of The Great Mining And Banking Firm Of Mackey, Flood, O'brien And Fair, Was Born In Dublin About The Year 1835. He Came When A Child With His Parents To New York City, Where He Resided Until The Rich Mineral ...

John W Smith
Smith, John W., A Distinguished And Able Common Law Writer And Re Porter, Was Born In London, 1809,of Irish Parents, Who Returned And Settled Ia Dublin, Where Our Subject Was Edu Cated, At ^ Trinity College, After Which He Studied Law, Commenced Practice As A Special Pleader And Was Called ...

John Watson
Watson, John, M. D. An Emi Nent American Surgeon, Was Born At Londonderry, Ireland, April 16, 1807; Emigrated With His Parents To The United States, And Settled In New York City Where He Was Educated, And Graduated In Medicine At The New York College Of Physicians And Surgeons In 1832 ...

John Wilson Crocker
Crocker, John Wilson, An Able British Statesman, Author And Polit Ical Writer, Was Born In Galway, Ire Land, December 20, 1780, And Received His Education At Trinity College, Dublin, When He Received His Degree Of B. A., And Was Called To The Irish Bar In 1802. He, However, Was A ...

John Wilson
Wilson, John, A Well Known And Talented Citizen Of Washington, Was Born In Ireland, 1808, Came To The United States And Settled In Washington At An Early Day. He Became Thoroughly Familiar With The Business Of The Various Depart Ments In Washington, And Was One Of The Auditors Of The ...

John Wm Edwd De
Alton, John Wm. Edw'd De, An Able And Learned German Archaeologist And Naturalist, Was Of Irish Descent, And Born At Aquileia In 1772, And Was Edu Cated In Vienna. He Resided For A Long Time At Weimar And Wurtzburg, And Was Afterwards Appointed Professor Of Archaeology And Fine Arts At ...

John Young
Young, John, Baron Lisgar, A British Statesman, Was Born In Bailies Borough Castle, County Cavan, Ireland, April 31, 1807. Received His Early Edu Cation At Home And Finished At Oxford, Where He Took His Bachelor's Degree In 1829. He Was Called To The Bar At Lin Coln's Inn, 1834, But ...

John
John, Surnamed "desacro Bosco," The Most Celebrated Mathematician, Of His Age (thirteenth Century), Was Accor Ding To Stanihurst, Harris And Other Writers, Born In Ireland At Holy-wood, Near Dublin. He Taught Principally In Paris, And Was Partial To The Philosophy Of Aristole. He Wrote Many Treatises, Particularly One Upon The ...

Johnb Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick, Johnb., D D., Bishop Of Boston, An Able American Catholic Divine And Scholar, Was Born At Boston In 1812 Of Irish Parents, And Partially Educated In The Public Schools. He Made His Ecclesiastical Studies With The Sulpitians At Montreal And Paris, And Was Ordained Priest In 1840. Four Years ...

Johnson Blakely
Blakely, Johnson, One Of The Bravest And Most Talented Of American Naval Officers, Was Born In Ireland In 1781. When He Was Two Years Of Age, He Came With His Father To The United States And Settled In North Carolina. In 1796, He Entered The University Of That State, But ...

Johnson John
Johnson John, A Distinguished Citizen Of Ohio, Was Born In County Tyrone, Ireland, In 1808, And Emigrated To The United States With His Parents In 1824 And Settled In Ohio. He Devoted Himself Mainly To Agriculture, But Being A Man Of Ability, He Was Elevated By His Fellow Citizens To ...

Johnson Sir William
Johnson Sir William, A Cele Brated Colonial Officer And Indian Or Ganizer, Was Born At Warrentown, County Down, Ireland, In 1715, And Was The Younger Son Of An Irish County Gentleman, Christopher Johnson. He Received A Good Education And Was In Tended For A Mercantile Life, But Some Difficulty With ...

Johnson William
Johnson William, A Talented American Lawyer And Politician, Was Born In Ulster, Ireland, In 1819, And Emigrated With His Parents To Ohio When A Child, Received As Good An Edu Cation As His Neighborhood Afforded, And Adopted The Profession Of The Law, And Was Honored By His Fellow Citizens With ...

Johnston John
Johnston John, A Man Of Talent And A Leading Merchant In The North West, Was Born Near The Giant's Cause Way, Ireland, In 1763. He Was The Son Of Wealthy And Cultivated Parents, But His Love Of Liberty And Adventure Led Him To America During The Presidency Of Washington, Of ...

Johnston Sir John
Johnston Sir John, Son Of Sir William, Succeeded His Father As Major General, In 1774, And On The Breaking Out Of The Revolutionary War, He Con Tinued In The Service Of The British Gov Ernment. In 1777, He Defeated General Herkimer, At Fort Stanwix, But In 1780 Was Himself Defeated ...

Johnstone John Henry
Johnstone John Henry, A Distinguished Vocalist And Comic Actor, Was Born In 1750, Intipperary, Ireland. Early In Life He Enlisted In A Regiment Of Irish Dragoons And Soon Attracted The Notice Of The Officers By His Wit And Vocal Talents. The Colonel Kindly Granted Him His Discharge And Encour Aged ...

Jonathan B Smith
Smith, Jonathan B., A Gallant Officer Of The Pennsylvania Line, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In Pennsylvania 1741, Fought At The Battle Of Princeton, And Was A Member Of The Continental Congress In 1777-8. He Died About 1800. ...

Jonathan Richardson
Richardson, Jonathan, A Painter And Author Of Considerable Merit, Was Of Irish Extraction, Bora In 1665. Having A Fair Education He Became A Lawyer's Clerk, But Abandoned It For The More Congenial Occupation Of Painting. Having Developed Considerable Talent In That Line He Determined To Devote Himself To Art, And ...

Jonathan Swift
Swift, Jonathan, A Celebrated Wit, Writer And Divine Of The Church Of England, Was Born In 1667, At Dublin, And Was Educated At Kilkenny School, Trinity College, Dublin And Oxford. He Lived For Some Years With Sir Wil Liam Temple As An Assistant And Com Panion, And When That Statesman ...

Joseph Black
Black, Joseph, An Eminent Chemist, Was The Son Of A Belfast Mer Chant, Who Resided For Some Time In Bordeaux Where Our Subject Was Born • In 1728. He Received His Preliminary Education In Belfast, And Completed His Studies At Edinburgh And Glasgow. He Was Appointed To The Chairs Of ...

Joseph Jefferson
Jefferson, Joseph, The Cele Brated American Actor Who Became Fa Mous By His Rendition Of Dion Boucica Ult's Play Of Rip Van Winkle, Is Of Irish Descent By His Mother At Least, Who Was A Well Known And Popular Actress, (mrs. Burke). He Was Born In Philadelphia, November 20, 1829, ...

Joseph M Harper
Harper, Joseph M., A Disting Uished Politician And Jurist Of New Hampshire, Was Born Of Irish Parents At Limerick, Maine, June 21, 1787. He Was Brought Up On A Farm, And Manag Ed Largely By His Industry And Persever Ence To Secure A Good Education, While He Helped To Pay ...

Joseph Montgomery
Montgomery, Joseph, An Irish American Patriot Of The Revolu Tion And An Able Advocate Of The Riffbts Of The People, Was Born About 1785, And Was Educated At Princeton And After Wards Took A Degree At Yale. He Served His Country Both By Tongue And Sword With Distinction, And Was ...

Joseph Mullen
Mullen, Joseph, A Prominent New York Politician, Was A Native Of Ireland, Who Emigrated To New York When Comparatively Young, And Suc Ceeded By His Native Talents And Energy In Raising Himself To Position And In Fluence. Besides Holding Other Posi Tions Of Honor And Trust He Represented His District ...

Joseph P Caldwell
Caldwell, Joseph P., Of The Above Irish Family, Was Born In North Carolina, In 1808, Received His Educa Tion At Bethany Academy, Adopted The Law As A Profession And Rose To Distinction In Its Practice, Was In The State Legislature For A Number Of Years And Afterwards In Congress, Where ...

Joseph Styrling Coyne
Coyne, Joseph Styrling, A Talented And Witty "british" Dramatist And Writer, Was Born At Birr, Ireland, In 1805. He Received A Classical Edu Cation, And Was Admitted To The Irish Bar, But Like So Many Other Talented Irishmen, His Passion For The Drama And Literature Drew Him Away From The ...

Joyce Roland
Joyce Roland, Brother Of The Cardinal, Also A Dominican, Was Ele Vated To The See Of Armagh In 1313, Over Which He Presided For Upwards Of Eight Years, When He Resigned In March, 1321. ...

Joyce Walter
Joyce Walter, Brother Of The Foregoing, Archbishop Of Armagh In 1306, Was A Member Of The Dominican Order And Was Noted On The Continent For His Great Learning And) Piety. He Was Consecrated To The Primacy Of Ire Land At Ostemo In 1306, By The Cardi Nal Bishop Nicholas. He ...

Judge Charles Jackson
Jackson, Judge Charles, An Able And Distinguished American Jur Ist, Was The Son Of Jonathan Jackson, A Prominent And Popular Merchant Who Had Emigrated With His Parents From Ireland And Settled In Newburyport, Mass., Where Our Subject Was Born May 31, 1775. Charles Was Sent To Harvard, Graduating In 1793, ...

Judge Charles Walters
Walters, Judge Charles, An Eminent Canadian Lawyer And States Man, Was Born In St. John, New Bruns Wick, In 1818, Of Irish Parents Who Had Emigrated From County Wicklow, Ire Land", A Few Years Previous. He Was Educated In His Native Town, Where He Distinguished Himself As A Classical Scholar, ...

Judge James Iredell
Iredell, Judge James, A Cel Ebrated American Jurist And Lawyer, Was Born Of Irish Parents At Lewes, England, October 5, 1751, Emigrated With Them To America While Yet In His Teens, And Settled In North Carolina. He Had Received A Good Education, And While Yet Quite Young Became Comptrol Ler ...

Judge L T Drummond
Drummond, Judge L. T., A Dis Tinguished I 'anadian Jurist, Was Born In Ireland, Early The Present Century, And Emigrated To Canada, Adopted The Pro Fession Of Law, And Entered Politics As An Advocate For Responsible Government. He Soon Earned Great Distinction, Both At The Bar And In The Halls ...

Julia Kavanagh
Kavanagh, Julia, One Of The Most Talented And Pleasing Of Female Writers, Was Born At Thurles, Ireland, In 1824. She Resided For Many Years In France, With Her Parents, Where She Was Principally Educated, And Where She Produced Many Of Her Popular And Charming Novels, Which Are Read 'and Admired ...

K C B Cavendish
Cavendish, K. C. B., A Distinguish Ed Cavalry Officer, And A Major-general In The British Army, Was The Second Son Of The Earl Of Besborough, And Was Born At The Family Seat, County Kil Kenny, Ireland, In 1783. He Entered The Army At The Age Of Seventeen As A Colonel ...

K C B Liam
Liam Francis Patrick, K. C. B. An Able British Soldier And Historian, Was Born At Castletown, County Kildare, Ireland, Dec. 17, 1785, And Belonged To A Family Distinguished For Their Military Tastes And Talent. He Entered The Army In His Fifteenth Year, And Became A Cap Tain By 1804, Served ...

K Cb John
John, K. C.b., An Able And Gallant Officer In The British Service Was Born At Belmont, County Waterford, Ireland 1781. He Entered The Army As An En Sign In His Thirteenth Year, And First Dis Tinguished Himself In Egypt As Aid To Lord Cavan ; Rose By Brilliant Conduct To ...

K Henry Digby
Digby, K. Henry, An Author And Man Of Extensive And Varied Learning, Was The Son Of Rev. Wm. Digby, Protestant Dean Of Clonfert, Ireland, And Was Born In The Year 1800. After Receiving His Preliminary Education At Home, He Was Sent To Trinity College, Cambridge, Where He Took His Degree ...

Katharina Plunket
Plunket, Katharina, Prior Ess Of Dominican Nuns On Their Revival In Drogheda 1722, Was Educated In Brussels. She Died In 1757. ...

Kavanagh Lawrence
Kavanagh Lawrence, An Able And Prominent Citizen Of Nova Scotia, Who Protested Against Catholic Disabilities In That Colony And Refused To Take The Oath Required Under The British Constitution Against Trans-sub Stantiation. He Was Returned To The Assembly At Cape Breton In 1821, But Refused To Take The Oath. He ...

Kavanaugh Hubbard H
Kavanaugh Hubbard H., A Prominent Methodist Bishop And Divine Of The United States Of Irish Descent, Was Born In Clark County, Kentucky, January 14, 1802. His Parents Were In Humble Circumstances And His School Ing Limited. At The Age Of Fifteen Years He Was Apprenticed To A Printer. He Early ...

Kavanaugh Sir Henry
Kavanaugh Sir Henry, A Celebrated Military Officer, Was Born In Ireland About 1780. He Went To The Con Tinent To Prosecute His Studies And Af Terwards Entered The Army Of Austria. He Became Chief Of The Military De Partment Of The Council Of War, Cham Berlain To The Emperor Of ...

Keadcaha Conn
Conn, Keadcaha, A Warlike Monarch Of Ireland, Who Ascended The Throne A. D. 148, Was The Son Of Fei Lim, And Of Ughna, Daughter Of The King Of Denmark, And Succeeded Cathire More. He Was The Victor Of A Hundred Battles. Gratianus Lucius Calls Him In Latin, "constantius Centimachus." His ...

Keallachan
Keallachan, King Of Munster, A. D., 920, Was A Brave And Skillful Prince. He Defeated The Danes In Sev Eral Engagements And Swept Them From His Province, But Became A Prisoner By The Bad Faith And Deception Of Sitrick One Of The Most Unprincipled And Able Of The Danish Invaders. ...

Kearney Abbe
Kearney Abbe, A Heroic Priest, Was Born In Ireland About 1758, Re Ceived His Education In France And Was There Raised To The Priesthood. He Was In Paris At The Breaking Out Of The Re Volution And Remained There When Nearly All Others Had Fled, And In Con Stant Danger ...

Kearney Dyre
Kearney Dyre, An Irish Ameri Can Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born About 1740, And Was An Early And De Termined Advocate Of Colonial Resistance To British Oppression. He Represented His State (delaware) In The Continental Congress During Its Last Years Of Exis Tence, And Was A Man Of Much ...

Kearney General Philip
Kearney General Philip, One Of The Most Dashing Of American Ca Valry Officers, Was Born In New York, Of Irish Parents In 1815. Served Under Scott In Mexico Where He Greatly Dis Tinguished Himself By His Gallantry And His Daring Cavalry Charges Upon The Powerfully Supported Batteries Of The Enemy ...

Kearney General Stephen Iv
Kearney General Stephen Iv"., A Distinguished American Officer Of Irish Descent, Was Jborn In New Jersey 1794. He Served Gallantly In The War Of 1812, And Distinguished Himself In The War With Mexico As The Conqueror Of New Mexico, Was Military-governor Of California In 1847 Of Vera Cruz Andafterwards Of ...

Kelly Hugh
Kelly 'hugh, A Dramatist And Miscellaneous Writer, Was Born In 1739, Near The Lakes Of Killarney, Ireland. He Received Such An Elementary Edu Cation As The Children Of The Poor Could In Those Days Acquire In Ireland, And In His Youth Was Apprenticed To A Trade. He Afterwards Entered An ...

Kelly James
Kelly James, A Talented Irish American, Was Born About 1760, And Held Many Important Positions In His State (pennsylvania), And Represented Her With Ability In The United States Congress From 1805 To 1809. ...

Kelly John
Kelly John, One Of The Ablest Of American Politicians, Was Born In New York City, April 21, 1821, Of Irish Par Ents. He Received An Ordinary Educa Tion And Learned The Trade Of A Mason. He Was Gifted With Fine Natural Abili Ties And Becoming Interested In Politics, He Had ...

Kelly Michael
Kelly Michael, A Composer And Singer Of Talents, Was Born In Dublin In 1762, And Early Displayed A Taste For Music. He Studied Under The Best In Structors Of His Native City, Among Whom Was Rouzzini. He Afterwards Went To Naples And Completed His Stud Ies Under Finaroli And Aprili. ...

Kelly William
Kelly William, Brother Of The Foregoing, Was Born In New York City In 1807. Their Father Dying In 1825, The Two Older Brothers John And Will Iam, While Yet Minors Had Manage Ment Of An Extensive Mercantile Busi Ness, And Were Known As "the Boy Merchants." John Died In 1836, ...

Kelly William_2
Kelly William, An Able Irish American Statesman, Was Born About 1775, Settled In Louisiana Soon After Its Acquisition. He Soon Earned Dis Tinction In The Politics Of The State By His Ability And Eloquence, And Represented Louisiana Successively, In The House In The Sixteenth, And The Sen Ate Of The ...

Kiaran Saint
Kiaran Saint, Founder Of The Celebrated Abbey Of Clonmacnois, The Magnificent Ruins Of Which Still Attest Its Greatness. Our Saint Was Born About 514 In The Reign Of The Monarch Tua Thal, And Belonged To The Sept Of The Arads. His Father Boetius Was A Car Penter, And The Son ...

Kildare Borrows
Borrows, Kildare, A Brave And Gallant Officer, Was Born In Coun Ty Kildare, Ireland, And Served Under Wellington, On The Peninsular, And Af Terwards With Packingham In America, And Was Present At The Disastrous Battle Of New Orleans. He Served Also In India With Distinction, And Died From Over Exertion ...

Killen William
Killen. William, Chief Justice Of The Supreme Court Of Delaware And A Revolutionary Patriot, Was Born In Ire Land, And Emigrated To America In His Youth. His Talents And Industry Secured Him Friends And He Was Enabled To Acquire A Liberal Education For Those Early Days. His Progress In Mathema ...

Knightly Thomas
Knightly Thomas, A Distinguish Ed Scholar And Author Of Varied Parts, Was Born In Dublin, October, 1789, Graduated At Trinity College In That City And Adopted Literature As A Profes Sion. He Went To London Early In His Carreer And Assisted T. Crofton Croker In The "fairy Legends Of Ireland." ...

L L D Graves
Graves, L L D. , A Distinguished Schol Ar, Lawyer, Explorer And Statesman, Was Born In Dublin In 1815, And Educated At Trinity College, Of Which His Father Was Provost. He Studied Law And Was Called To The Irish Bar In 1838 And To The English Bar In '40. He ...

L L D Kelly
Kelly Robert, L L. D., A Dis Tinguished American Merchant, Lawyer And Philanthropist Of Irish Descent, Was Born In New York City, December 1808, And Graduated At Columbia Col Lege 1826 At The Head Of His Class. He Entered The Mercantile Firm Of His Brothers John And William As A ...

Lacy
Lacy, A Distinguished And Gallant Of Ficer In The Service Of Great Britain, Was Born At Moig Ireland In 1787. He Entered The Army At An Early Age And Served For Three Years In India, And Subsequently In Spain And Portugal, Where H£ Greatly Distinguished Himself In The Campaign From ...

Lady Elizabeth Hamilton
Hamilton, Lady Elizabeth, Famous For Her Beauty, Spirit And Ac Complishments, Was Born In Tipperary, Ireland, About 1650. She Was As Patri Otic As Beautiful And Charming, And Took A Chivalrous Interest In The Affairs Of Her Country. She Married Philibert, Count Of Gramont. ...

Laffan
Laffan, Sir Joseph De Courcy, An Eminent Physician And Brother To The Catholic Archbishop Of Cashel (robert), Was Born In Cashel In 1786, And After Completing His Education Took Up The Profession Of Medicine And Afterwards Received An Appointment In The Army. He Became Successively Physician To The Forces And ...

Lagh
Lagh, Whose Real Name Is Bfccullagh, A Talented Legislator, Philanthropist And Miscellaneous Writer, Was Born Near Dublin, Ireland, October 1813, And Graduated At Trinity College, Dublin, Studied Law And Was Called To The Bar In 1836. He Entered Parliament For Dundalk As An Advanced Liberal In 1848 And Was An ...

Laogare
Laogare, Son Of Niall, The Great Was The First Christian Monarch Of Ire Land. He Ascended The Throne A. D.,428, On The Death Of Dathy. It Was During His Reign That St. Patrick Came To Ireland With His Apostolic Mission. Laogare Did Not Immediately Embrace Christianity, His Queen And Family ...

Launt Thompson
Thompson, Launt, A Distin Guished Sculptor, Was Born In Queen's County Ireland, In 1833. Emigrated With His Widowed Mother To The United States, And Settled In Albany, New York, 1846, And After Preparatory Studies He Entered The Office Of Dr. Ormsby To Pursue A Course Of Medicine. Having A Passion ...

Lawrence Coughlin
Coughlin, Lawrence, A Cele Brated Methodist Divine, Of Nova Scotia, Who For Many Years Was Leader Of That Body In The Province, Was Born In Ireland, In 1760, And Died In 1834. ...

Lawrence Eusden
Eusden, Lawrence, Poet Laur Eat, Of England, Was The Son Of Dr. Eusden, An Irish Clergyman, Who Set Tled In England And Became Rector Oi Spotsworth In Yorkshire. He Early De Veloped Poetic Talent, And Was First Patronized By Lord Halifax, And After Wards By The Duke Of Newcastle. In ...

Lawrence P Barrett
Barrett, Lawrence P., One Of The Most Accomplished And Scholarly Of Actors, Was Born At Paterson, N. J., April 4, 1837, Of Irish Parents. The Family Removed To Detroit When Law Rence Was About Twelve Years Old, At Which Time He Was A Bright, Manly, In Telligent Boy, Who Had ...

Lawrence Sterne
Sterne, Lawrence, A Divine, Wit And Miscellaneous Writer, Was Born In 1713 In Clonmel, Ireland, And Was Educated At A School Near Halifax And At Cambridge. He Obtained A Number Of Preferments In The Church Of Eng Land, But His Character Seems To Have Not Been Well Fitted For That ...

Leslie Charles
Leslie Charles, Son Of The Protestant Bishop Of Clogher, Was Born In Ireland, In 1650, And Became A Min Ister Of The Established Church. He Was An Author Of Some Repute In Con Troversial Works, But Being An Out Spoken Adherent Of The Stuarts He Re Ceived No Church Advancement. ...

Lewis Cass
Cass, Lewis, A Distinguished Amer Ican Statesman, Was Of Irish Descent, Born M Exter, N. H., Oct. 9, 1782, His His Father, Jonathan Cass Was Probably Born In Ireland, Although Like Gen. John Sullivan, He Is Credited In Most Biographies With Being Born Somewhere In New England. However, Be That ...

Ley
Ley, An Eminent American Metho Dist Divine And Writer, Was Born Of Irish Parents In North Carolina, July 1st, 1781, And Received Such An Education As His Own Energy Secur Ed. He Joined The Ohio Methodist Conference In 1809, And Soon Became Noted For Earnestness And Eloquence. For A While ...

Ley_2
Ley, Perhaps The Most Brilliant Mind That Ever Swayed Or Charmed The Par Liament Of England, And Who As A Wit Orator, And Dramatist Combined, Stands Unrivalled Either In Ancient Or Modern Times, Was A Son Of Thomas Sheridau, The Tragedian, And Elocutionist Was Born In Dublin Oct. 31, 1751, ...

Ley_3
Ley, Marquis Of, A Celebrated States Man Of England, And An Accomplished Scholar, Elder Brother Of The Duke Of Wellington, Was Born In Dublin June 20, 1760. He Was Partially Educated There, And Afterwards At Harrow, Which He Had To Leave On Account Of Taking Part In A Great Rebellion ...

Liam Stewart
Liam Stewart, Marquis Of, And Half Brother Of Lord Castlereagh, An Able British Diplomat And Soldier, Was Born In Dublin May 18, 1778. He Early Joined The Army And Served On The Con Tinent During ^the Wars Of The French Revolution. In 1801 He Accompanied Abercrombie To Egypt, And The ...

Liam
Liam, A Distinguished Officer In The War Of Independence, Was Born In Ireland, And In 1754 Was A Surgeon In The Eng Lish Army. In 1763 He Settled At Car Lisle, Pennsylvania, Was A Member Of The State Convention Of 1774, And A Strong Advocate For The Maintenance Of Colonial ...

Liam_2
Liam, An Eminent Irish Lawyer, And Attorney-general Of Ireland For Many Years, Was Born In 1767. He Was Call Ed To The Bar In 1790 And Soon Made His Mark As An Energetic And Successful Advocate. In 1798, He Received A Pa Tent Of Precedence And Soon After Was Appointed ...

Lieut Gen Sir Wm
Rowan, Lieut. Gen. Sir Wm., A Distinguished Soldier In The Service Of Britain, Was Born In County Antrim, Ireland, In 1789; Entered The Army As Ensign In 1803 And Served With Credit In Sicily, Portugal, Spain, North Am Erica, France And Belgium At Waterloo, Rising Gradually By Valuable Services. He ...