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Sir John Hamilton
Hamilton, Sir John, One Of The Bravest And Most Distinguished Of British Soldiers, And One Of The Most Honorable Of Men, Was Born In The County Of Tyrone, Ireland, August 4, 1755. This Gallant Officer Entered Upon Active Service At An Unusually Early Age, And For A Period Of About ...

Sir John M P
Esmond, Sir John M. P., Was Born In Wexford, Ireland, In 1826, Was Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, And Was Called To The Irish Bar In 1850. He Represented Waterf Ord As A Liberal From 1852 For Many Years. In 1866 He Was A Junior Lord Of The Treasury. He ...

Sir John Stewart
Stewart, Sir John, An Emi Nent Member Of The Irish Bar, Was Ap Pointed Of Ireland In 1799 And Also One Of The Privy Council, Was Also A Member Of Parliament And Was Created A Baronet In 1803 For His Services Against The Liberties Of Ireland. He Died In 1325, ...

Sir John T Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Sir John T., An Able British Field Marshal Was Born In Ireland About 1785 And Received His Ed Ucation Partly At Home And Partly In England. He Entered The Army At A Very Early Age And Was A Captain In The 46th Foot At The Age Of 16 Years. ...

Sir John Temple
Temple, Sir John, Nephew Of Sir William, An Eminent Solicitor, Was Born In Dublin, About 1660. He Held The Position Of Attorney-general Of Ire Land, And Was Also Speaker Of The Irish House Of Commons. He Died In 1704. ...

Sir Jonah Barrington
Barrington, Sir Jonah, A Distinguished Irish Patriot, And Legisla Tor Of 1782, And The Friend And Co -labor Er Of Gratten, And His Corn-patriots Who So Bravely And Successfully Secured Irish Independence That Year. In The Early Part Of His Career He Held A Gov Ernment Position, And Was Rather ...

Sir Joseph Shaw Willis
Willis, Sir Joseph Shaw, L L. D., An Eminent British Jurist And Leg Islator, Was Born In Cork, Ireland, 1814; Graduated At Trinity College, Dubliu, 1836, And Was Admitted To The Bar At The Inner Temple, 1840. He Was Made A Commissioner Of Common Law Procedure In 1850, And Was ...

Sir Meadows Taylor
Taylor, Sir Meadows, A Tal Ented Soldier, Legislator, Historian And Writer, Was Born" In Ireland, 1810. He Entered The Military Service Of The East India Company When A Youth, Where He Quickly Distinguished Himself, Became A Colonel And Was Decorated With The Star Of India Knighthood. He Married An India ...

Sir Nicholas Plunket
Plunket, Sir Nicholas, One Of The Most Talented And Polished Chiefs Of The Irish Catholic Confederation Of 1642. This Confederation Was Formed By Irish Catholic Chiefs To Secure Liberty Of Conscience, And The Parties To It Were Sworn Not To Lay Down Their Arms Until Such Was Accorded To The ...

Sir Patrick Barnwell
Barnwell, Sir Patrick, An Able And Learned Lawyer Of Dublin, Was Born In Ireland About 1500. After Completing His Education He Adopted The Law As A Profession And Soon Rose To Eminence, Was Made Solicitor General, And In 1550 Master Of The Rolls. He Died In 1552. ...

Sir Peter Warren
Warren", Sir Peter, Ft Cele Brated Naval Officer In The Service Of Britain, Was Born In Warrentown, Ire Land, The Seat Of The Family, In 1703, Entered The Navy At An Early Age And Soon Became Noted For His Skill And Dar Ing, Rising To The Highest Rank By Con ...

Sir Philip Francis
Francis, Sir Philip, Son Of The Foregoing, Was Born In Dublin, 1740, And Was Educated At St. Paul's School. He Is Best Known Now As The Author Of The Celebrated Letters Of Junius, Which At The Time Of Publication Attracted So Much Attention On Account Of Their Boldness And Ability, ...

Sir Redmond Barry
Barry, Sir Redmond, A Distin Guished Australian Statesman And Law Yer, Was Born In Cork In 1813. He Was 'educated At Trinity College, Dub Lin, And Adopted The Profession Of The Law. He Emigrated To Australia, And Settled At Melbourne, Where He Soon Be Come Distinguished In His Profession, Ranking ...

Sir Richard England
England, Sir Richard, An Able And Accomplished British ,'soldier, Was The Son Of The Foregoing, And Was Born At Detroit, Michigan, In 1793. He Entered The Army In His Fifteenth Year, And In 1809 Saw Active Service At The Seige Of Flushing, Was A Staff Officer In Sicily The Next ...

Sir Richard Musgrave
Musgrave, Sir Richard, A Political Writer Of Note, Was Born In The County Of Cork About 1740. Among His Works Is A "history Of The Rebel Lion Of '98'" Which Is Chiefly Noted For Its Unfairness, Bigotry And Blind Advo Cacy Of The Union. He Died In 1818. ...

Sir Richard Steele
Steele, Sir Richard, One Of The Lights Of English Literature, Was Born In 1071 At Dublin, And Was Educated At The Charter House And At Merton Col Lege, Oxford. He First Entered The Mil Itary Service And Ros3 To The Rank Of Captain. He. However, Sold Out His Commission And ...

Sir Robert John Maclure
Maclure, Sir Robert John, A Famous Navigator, The Discoverer Of The Northwest Passage, And The Only Navigator Who Ever Sailed A Ship From The Atlantic To The Pacific By The North Ern Passage, Was Born In Wexford, Ire Land, In 1807. In 1840 He Joined The Ross Expedition In Search ...

Sir Robert Kane
Kane, Sir Robert, One Of The Most Eminent Of Living Chemists And Scientists Was Born In Dublin 1810. He Early Devoted Himself To Chemical Stud Ies, And In 1830 Obtained A Prize For The Best Essay On The "pathological Condit Ion Of The Fluids In Typhus Fever." In 1832 He ...

Sir Robert Montgomery
Montgomery, Sir Robert, Ll. D., A Talented And Able Legislator, Was Born In Londonderry. Ireland, In 1809; Was Educated In That City And En Tered The Civil Service Of The East India Company At An Early Age, And Rose To Be Commissioner Of The Punjaub In 1849. He Succeeded By ...

Sir Robert R Torrens
Torrens, Sir Robert R., A Dis Tinguished Legislator And Writer, Was Born In 1814 And Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, Went To Australia In The Civil Service, And Rose To Be Chief Secretary And Register-general. He Re Turned Home About 1865, And Entered Parliament For Cambridge, Where He Remained From ...

Sir Robt Gore Booth
Booth, Sir Rob't Gore, M. P., Was Born In Ireland Aug. 25, 1805, And Was Educated At Cambridge, Where He Graduated In 1826. He Was Member Of Parliament For Sligo For Many Years, And Was A Man Of Fine Parts. He Died Dec. 22, 1876. ...

Sir Smith
Smith, Sir, William, Son Of Sir Michael, He Finished His Education And Took His Degrees At Oxford, Was Afterward Admitted To The Irish Bar And Subsequently Took His Degree Of Ll D. He Also Became A Member Of The Irish Parliament And Sat There Till The Suicidal Act Of Union, ...

Sir Thomas Cusack
Cusack, Sir Thomas, An Able Legislator And Writer, Of Norman-irish Extraction, Was A Native Of County Meath, Ireland. He Held Important Positions In Ireland, Under Edward The Vi, And Mary, And Was The Author Of Political Works On The State Of The Country And Its Causes. He Success Fully Held ...

Sir W Rowan Hamilton
Hamilton, Sir W. Rowan, One Of The Ablest Of Modern Mathematicians Was Born In Dublin In 1805. From His Very Infancy He Was Gifted With Extra Ordinary Talents. When Only 13 Years He Is Said To Have Been More Or Less Fim Iliar With Thirteen Languages. His Earli Er Essays ...

Sir Walter Blake
Blake, Sir Walter, A Soldier Of The Civil Wars Of 1686, Was Born In County Galway, Ireland, About 1630. He Was The First Catholic Gentleman Of Distinction That Joined The Standard Of King William, Having Raised A Regi Ment And Sustained It At His Own Ex Pense. He Died About ...

Sir William Darcy
Darcy, Sir William, An Able And Learned Legislator And Writer, Was A Native Of Plattin County Louth, Ireland, And Rose By His Talents To Important Positions. He Was The Author Of "the Fall Of Ireland And The Cause Which Produced It." He Died In 1540. ...

Sir William Ponsonby
Ponsonby, Sir William, A Distinguished Cavalry Officer In Tbe Ser Vice Of Britain, And Grandson Of Right Hon. John Ponsonby, Speaker Of The Irish House Of Commons, Was Born At The Family Seat In The County Of Kil Kenny, About 1775; Entered The Army At An Early Age, And Rose ...

Sir William Stewart
Stewart, Sir William, Son Of The Foregoing Was Born In Ireland About 1675, Entered The Army At An Early Age And Rose To The Rank Of Lit-utenant General And Was Master-general Of The Ordnance. He Died In August 1741. ...

Sir William Temple
Temple, Sir William, Son Of The Master Of The Rolls In Ireland, And Grandson Of Sir William Temple, Pro Vost Of Dublin University And Member Of The Irish Parliament, Was Born In Dublin, About 1625, And Succeeded His Father As Master Of The Rolls By Rever Sionary Grant. He Was ...

Sir William Thomson
Thomson, Sir William, Younger Brother Of James And Son Of Dr. James Thomson, Is Perhaps The Ablest Scientific Man Of The Age, At Least Of Those Who Speak The English Language, Was Born In Belfast, Ireland, June, 1824, Educated At Glasgow Under His Father, And At Cambridge, Where He Graduated ...

Sir William Wilde
Wilde, Sir William, Hobt. W., M. D., A Talented Irish Surgeon And Man Of Letters, Was Born In Castle Rea. County Roscommon, Ireland, About 1810, And After Completing His Educa Tion, Commenced The Study Of Medi Cine; Established Himself In Dublin, And Soon Acquired A High Reputation As A Surgeon, ...

Sir Wm Brown
Brown, Sir Wm., A Distinguish Ed Merchant, Writer, And Public Bene Factor, Was Born In Ireland In 1784, And In His 12th Year, Came To The U. S. With His Parents. Here He Laid The Found Ation Of One Of The Most Extensive Mercantile Firms In The World. Es Tablishing ...

Slo Ane
Slo Ane, John.a Prominent Politi Cian Of Ohio Was Of Irish Descent Born In Pennsylvania 1789, Removed Early To Ohio And Was Elected To The Assembly In 1804, And Speaker 1805,served In The War Of 1812 As A Soldier, Was Receiver Of Public Monies For Eleven Years, And Went To ...

Smith John Blair D
Smith John Blair D. D., Son Of Dr. Robert Smith, Was Born In Lan Caster County, Pa., June 12th 1756, Re Ceived His Preliminary Education From His Father, And Graduated At Princeton 1773, And From Hampden Sydney Col Lege In Theology, Where His Brother Was At The Time President. In ...

Smith Michael
Smith Michael, A Distinguished Member Of The Irish Bar And Also Of The Irish Parliament, Was Born In The Kings County, In 1740. He Distinguish* Ed Himself At A Very Early Age, While In College At Dublin, And Was Called To The Irish Bar In 1769 And Soon After Took ...

Spence Robert
Spence. Robert, A Talented Canadian Politician And Editor, Was A Native Of Dublin, And Emigrated To Can Ada When A Youth, Where He Gradually Rose To Distinction By The Force Of His Native Talents And Energy, And At Length Became Conspicuous As A Political Editor, And Supported Sir Francis Hinck's ...

Spranger Barry
Barry, Spranger, One Of The Most Eminent Actors Of His Day, Was Born In 1717, At Dublin. His Father Was A Silversmith And Spranger Also Followed The Business Until He Went On The Stage. He First Appeared On The Stage In 1744 — Then In His 27th Year. He Shortly ...

St Adamnan
Adamnan, St., A Holy And Learned Irish Abbot, Successor To St. Columbkill, Was Of Kingly Extraction, Born About A. D. 630, In The Province Of Ulster, And Early Imbibed That Love Of Virtue And Learning Which Afterwards Distin Guished Him. While Yet Comparatively Young, He Withdrew From The World And ...

St Ailbe
Ailbe, St., A Cotemporary Of St. Patrick, And First Bishop Of Emly. He Was Already A Missionary In Ireland At The Time St. Patrick Commenced His Mission, And According To Some Authors, Even A Bishop, But The Date Of His Death Seems To Preclude The Idea. He Was More Probably ...

St Albuin
Albuin, St., An Irish Monk And Missioner, Was Born About A. D. 700. After Becoming Noted For His Learning And Virtue In The Schools Of Erin, He Left His Country, Says Trithemius, In 742, Appeared In Thuringia, Upper Sax Ony, When He Converted Great Numbers To The Faith, And Soon ...

St Arbogast
Arbogast, St., A Learned And Pious Hermit Missionary Of Alsace, Was Born In Ireland About A. D. 600. He Became A Monk And Missionary, Traveled To The Continent And Preached The Gos Pel Along The Rhine, In France And Ger Many. He Converted Many Pagans, Built An Oratory, According To ...

St Brendan
Brendan, St., Of Clonfert, One Of The Most Famous Of The Irish Saints, Not Only Celebrated For His Missionary Labors But Also For His Voyages And Dis Coveries, Was Born About 483 In Kerry, And As A Child Was Under The Care Of St. Ita, Who Devoted Herself To The ...

St Cellach
Cellach, St., An Illustrious Pri Mate Of Ireland, Born About 1074, And Elevated To The See Of Armagh In 1106. In 1111 He Held A Great Synod In West Meath, Which Was Attended By Over Fifty Bishops, And Three Hundred Priests, Besides Great Numbers Of The Inferior Clergy. The Monarch ...

St Colman
Colman, St., First Bishop Of Dromore, Equally Renowned For His Learning And Sanctity, Was Born About 516 In Ulster, And Belonged To The Sept Or Clan Of The Arads. He Was Also First Abbot Of Muckmore, And Was Some Times Called Mocholmore To Distinguish Him From Other St. Columns, Of ...

St Colman_2
Colman, St., A Celebrated Irish, Divine And Missionary, Is Patron Saint Of Austria, Was Born About The Middle Of The Tenth Century, And Acquired A Great Reputation For Learning And Sanctity. He Was Going On A Pilgrim Age To Jerusalem While Austria Was At War With Some Of The Western ...

St Coltjmbkill
Coltjmbkill, St., Sometimes Called Columba, One Of The Most Emin Ent Of The Irish Saints And Missionaries, The Apostle Of Caledonia, Was Born At Garton, In Donegal, December 7, 521. He Was Of Royal Descent, Being Of The Blood Of Niall, Of The Nine Hostages, Monarch Of Ireland. It Is ...

St Desibod
Desibod, St., Was Born In Ireland, Of Noble Parents, About A. D., 620. He Was Educated Under The Most Famous Masters, And Soon Became Celebrated For His Great Talents And Profound Learning. He Became A Priest, And Shortly After Was Made Bishop Of Dublin. After Governing This Church For Ten ...

St Eliph
Eliph, St., An Irish Missionary And Martyr, Was, According To His Acts Writ Ten By Rupert Abbot Of Duitz, Near Cologne, The Son Of The King Of Scotia (ireland), And Having Resigned All His Possessions And Ambitions To Serve God, I He Came To Toul With A Number Of Dis ...

St Fearghal Farrell
Fearghal (farrell), St. An Eminent Philosopher And Divine Of The Eighth Century, Was Born In Ireland And Educated In All The Learning Of Her Schools. He Then Passed Over To The Continent, Whither So Many Of His Learned Countrymen Had Prec Eded Him, Reviving Learning Amid The Wreck Of The ...

St Finian
Finian, St., Of Moville, Founder Of The Renowned Abby Of That Name, County Down, Was Son Of Corpreus, Of A Princely House, And His Mother Was Lassara. They Placed Their Son When Very Young Jnder The Care Of St. Colman Of Dromore, By Whome He Was Sent After Some Time ...

St Fionachta
Fionachta, St., A Celebrated, Monarch Of Ireland, A. D. 675, Was Grandson Of Hugue Iii, And Was A Wise And Able Ruler. In The Twelfth Year Of His Reign He Retired To A Monastery With The Design Of Dedicating His Life To The Special Service Of God, But The Affairs ...

St Florentinus
Florentinus, St. A Priest And Confessor, Who Was, According To Usher And Others, A Native Of Ire Land And Brought Up Carefully Under His Parents Theophilus And Beni Gna. He Made A Voyage To Rome, And Was Thrown Into Prison By Order Of The Emperor Claudius. While In Prison He ...

St Gelasius
Gelasius, St., Archbishop Of Armagh And Pnmate Of Ireland A. D., 1160 Was Celebrated For His Learning And Great Sanctity. He Lived A Most Austere Life And Although Worn Out By Age And Fasting He Was Vigilant In Every Apostolic Duty Till His Death. His Feast Is Kept On The ...

St John Long
Long, St. John, A Celebrated Medical Practitioner, Was A Native Of Limerick Who Acquirrd Great Fame In London For His Success In Curing Con Sumption And Other Chronic Diseases He Suffered Considerable Persecution From The Jealousy Of The Regular Frater Nity, (not Being A Regular Graduate) Hav Ing Been Twice ...

St Malchus
Malchus, St., Bishop Of Lismore. St. Bernard Says Of Him : "he Was A Man Eminent In Virtue And Possessed Of Great Wisdom, And -was Celebrated Not Only For .his Life And Doctrine But Also For His Miracles. He Flourished In The Twelfth Century, Dying About A. D. 1140. ...

St Mannon
Mannon, St., A. D. 1202, Was A Native Of Ireland And A Disciple Of St. Remulch. He Is Acknowledged As Pat Ron Of Massoin In Ardenne Where He Was Buried. He Was Put To Death In The. Forest Of Ardenne, And Molanus Puts Him Amongst The Saints Of Flan Ders. ...

St Patrick
Patrick, St., The Great Apostle Of Ireland. We Need Not Say That St. Pat Rick Was Not A Native Of Ireland, But It Has So Been Claimed, And Is Just As Likely As That He Was A Native Of Scotland, Or Any Other Part Of Britain, As Has Been Al ...

St Sedulius
Sedulius, St., Abbot And Bishop Of Dub, In Was Honored For His Learn Ing As Well As Virtues. Died In The Year 785, February 12, On Which Day. His Feast Is Kept. ...

Stephen D Miller
Miller, Stephen D., An Able American Lawyer And Statesmen, Was Born 1789, In The Waxhaw Settlements, South Carolina, Of An Ulster Family Of That Name Who Settled There Before The War. He Received His Education In The South Carolina College Was Admitted To The Bar In 1812. In 1819 He ...

Stephen Macdonald
Macdonald, Stephen, Mar Shal Of France And Duke Of Torento, Was Born In 1765 At Sedan Of Irish (not Scotch, As Set Down In Some Biogra Phies) Parents Who Had -emigrated To France To Escape From The Oppression Of Their Country. He Entered The Army At An Early Age And ...

Stephen Ormsby
Ormsby, Stephen", An Irish American Jurist And Politician Setteld In Kentucky At An Early Day And Practiced His Profession With Success, And Was Made Judge Of The Circuit Court And Afterward Representative To Congress From 1811 To 1817. He Died At The Age Of About 90 Years. O'rourke, Gek Patrick ...

Stephen
Stephen, Cardinal, Archbishop Of Westminister, A Man Of Great Erudition In All Branches Of Human Knowledge, And Of An Apostolic Character, Was Born At Seville, Spain, August 2, 1802. He Was The Son Of An Expatriated Irish Family, His Grandfather Having Emigrated From The County Waterford, Ireland, With His Family. ...

Stewart Willtam
Stewart Willtam, A Noted Nurseryman And Agriculturist Of Illi Nois, Was Born Near Belfast. Ireland, In 1802. He Received A Good Education And At The Age Of Fifteen Shipped, As A Sailor On A Vessel Bound To The United States, And As He Had Studied Navigation And Kindred Branches, He ...

Stuart Robinson
Robinson, Stuart, D. D., An Able And Learned Presbyterian Divine And Scholar, Was Born At Strabane, Ire Land, Nov. 26, 1816, Came To America •with His Parents, Entered Amherst Col Lege, Where He Graduated In 1836, Stud Ied Theology At The Union Seminary, Va., Where He Taught Two Years. He ...

Sullivan M Cutcheon
Cutcheon, Sullivan M., A Prominent Lawyer Of Michigan, Is Of New Hampshire Irish Descent, And Born In That State October 4, 1833. His Father Was A Baptist Minister, And Our Subject Was Educated At Darmouth Col Lege Where He Graduated In 1857. About This Time He Accepted The Principalship Of ...

Temple Emmet
Emmet, Temple, Eldest Of The Celebrated Emmet Brothers, And Per Haps The Most Talented Of This Extraordi Nary Family, Was Born In Dublin, And Educated In Trinity College In That City. He Was Early Distinguished For The Bril Liancy Of His Genius And Commanding Ability. He Studied Law And Was ...

Temple
Temple, One Of The Ablest Of Modern British Statesmen, Was The Eldest Son Of Henry Baron Temple, Viscount Palm Erston Of Palmerston, County Of Dub Lin, Ireland, And Was Born Oct. 20, 1784. He Was Educated At Oxford, And His Great Abilities Were Early Recognized. He Succeeded To His Father's ...

Ter
Ter, A Celebrated Irish Soldier In The Employ Of The German Empire, Was Born About 1610. The Troubles And Misfortunes Of His Native Land Com Pelled Him To Seek His Fortune On The Continent, And One Of His Family Being In The Service Of The Empire As Colonel Of An ...

Ter_2
Ter, An Irish Catholic Divine, Bishop Of Kildare And Leighlin, Was Born About 1490, And Embraced The Ecclesias Tical State, Became A Canon Regular And Prior Of Conal In The County Of Kil-. Dare. He Was Elevated To The See Of Kildare By Provision Of Pope Clement Vii, 1531, And ...

Thaddeus Dunn
Dunn, Thaddeus, An Irish Phy Sician And Author. He Practiced His Profession At Locomo, Switzerland, And Was An Exile On Account Of Religion. He Was The Author Of A Work On Medicine, Of A Chronological Treatise On The Sojourns Of The Israelites In Egypt, Printed In Switzerland About The Middle ...

The Great Conare
Conare, The Great, A Cele Brated Monarch Of Ireland, Who Reign Ed During The Days Of Our Saviour The Midst Of Peace And Prosperity, Was In Some Respects The Augustin Of Ireland. His Only War Was Aga An Usurper, Naud-neacht, Prince| Leinster, Who Had Killed His Father For Six Months ...

The Great Niall
Niall, The "great" (son Of Eocha Xii), One Of The Most Famous Of The Irish Monarchs. He Succeeded Crinthon On The Throne. His First War Like Act Outside Of Ireland Was In Sup Port Of The Scoto Milesian Colonies In Albania (scotland), Who Were Princi Pally Of The Family Of ...

Theobald Count Dillon
Dillon, Theobald Count, A Distinguished Irish Patriot And Soldier, Was Born In Ireland, About 1640, And Was Distinguished In Defense Of His Re Ligion And Country. He Supported The Worthless "shamus Ahocha" — James Ii — When He Came To Ireland To Seek Support For His Throne, And Some Time ...

Theobald Wolf Tone
Tone, Theobald Wolf, One Of The Most Gallant And Distinguished Of Irish Patriots, Was Born In Dublin In 1763. He Early Imbibed Broad And Liberal Views On Both Religious And Political Subjects, And Was A Strong Ad Vocate Of Catholic Emancipation And Of A United Ireland. He Was Elected To ...

Theodore Anguilbert
Anguilbert, Theodore, A Doctor Of Medicine In The University Of Paris, And A Writer Of Learning And Wit, Was The Author Of A Book Entitled, "mensa Philosophica," A Treatise On Table-talk, Filled With Wit And Humor, And Printed In Paris In 1530. In The Preface The Author Says He Is ...

Thew
Thew, A Brave And Able British Sold Ier, And Gov. Gen. Of Canada, Was Born At Balrath, County Of Meath, Ire Land, May 24, 1775, And Succeeded To The Family Titles In 1785. He Entered The Army As Ensign In '87, And First Served In The West Indies ; And ...

Thomas Addis Emmet
Emmet, Thomas Addis, One Of The Most Able Of Lawyers And Advocates, Was Born In Cork In 1764. He Gradu Ated At Trinity College, Dublin, And Studied Medicine In The University «f Glasgow, Where He Graduated. The Death Of His Elder Brother, Who Was A Member Of The Bar, [however, ...

Thomas Arthur Lally
Lally, Thomas Arthur, Count De And Baron Of Tollendal, Ire- Land, Was A Nephew Of The First Count Dillon, And One Of The Bravest And Most Heroic Of Modern Soldiers, Was Born In Dauphine, 1702. He Began His Military Career In One Of The Irish Regiments In The Service Of ...

Thomas Barton
Barton, Thomas, A Divine Of The Episcopal Church, Was Born In Ire Land, About 1720, And Educated In Dub Lin University. He Afterwards Studied For The Ministry And Came To America As A Missionary. In 1823, He Accom Panied The British Army As A Chaplain In The Campaign Against Fort ...

Thomas Blood
Blood, Thomas, A Daring But Unscrupulous Adventurer, Was Born In Ireland About 1628. He Joined The Par Liamentarians, And Distinguished Him Self By His Reckless Daring. After The Restoration He Conceived, And Head Ed An Insurrectionary Plot, Which Was To Begin With The Seizure Of Dublin Castle, And Of Ormond ...

Thomas Brown
Brown, Thomas, An Irish Divine And Writer Of Note In His Day, Was Chap Lain To The Bishop Of Loughlin, Of Whom He Wrote A Life. He Flourished In The Early Part Of The 16th Century. ...

Thomas Buchanan
Buchanan, Thomas Mckean, A Distinguished Naval Officer Of The U. S., Of Irish Descent, Born In U. S. In 1837, Served With Distinction During The Civil War, Taking A Brilliant Part In Various Engagements, And Was Killed At Bayou Teche On The Mississippi, In 1863. He Was An Able And ...

Thomas Colley Grattan
Grattan, Thomas Colley, An Irish Historian, Novelist And Writer, Was Born In Dublin In 1796, Andreceivd A Classical Education. He Became A Member Of The Irish Bar, And Then For A While Held A Commission In The Army. Marrying A Lady Of Means He Resigned His Commission And Went To ...

Thomas Crawford
Crawford, Thomas, The Dis Tinguished American Sculptor, Is Of Irish Extraction, Born In New York, March 22, 1814. After His Artistic Taste Was Developed, He Went To Rome, And Studied Under Thorwaldsen, And Soon Acquired A Reputation. He Executed The Equestrian Statue Of Washington, For The State Of Virginia, Now ...

Thomas Crofton Crocker
Crocker, Thomas Crofton. A Talented And Patriotic Irish Author, Was Born In Cork, January 15, 1798. He Received A Good Common School Education, And When About Fifteen, Was Articled To A Merchant. He Had A Pas Sion For The Exercise Of Walking, And Acquired The Habit Of Making Long Ram ...

Thomas Davis
Davis, Thomas, A Talented And Patriotic Irish Poet And Journalist, Was Bora At Mallow, Cork, In 1814, Was Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, And Immediately After Leaving College Dashed Into Literature And Politics, And Connected Himself With The Patriotic Press Of His Native Land. On The Estab Lishment Of The ...

Thomas Dermody
Dermody, Thomas, A Poet And Most Precocious Scholar, Was The Son Of A Schoolmaster, And Was Born At Ennis, In The South Of Ireland, 1775. He Made Such Early Progress In Learning That He Assisted His Father In Teaching Greek And Latin, When Only Eight Years Of Age. His Extraordinary" ...

Thomas Devine
Devine, Thomas, A Talented Top Ographer And Engineer Of Canada, Was Borninwestmeath, Ireland, And Studied His Profession In That Country. He Was Employed For Some Years On The Ord Nance Survey Of Ireland, And After Its Completion Came To Canada. His Work There In The Crown Lands Department Of The ...

Thomas Ewing
Ewing, Thomas, Ll. D., An Able And Learned American Statesman, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In Virginia In 1789. He Twice Represented Ohio In The United States Senate, Was Secretary Of The Treasury Under Tyler In 1841, Secretary Of The Interior Under Taylor In 1849. He Was A Man Of ...

Thomas Field
Field, Thomas, An Irish Catholic Divine, And Bishop Of Leighlin, Was Born In Cork About 1500, He Became A Franciscan Friar, And Was Elevated To The See Of Leighlin By Papal Provision, 1555. He Governed The See Twelve Years, And Died On Good Friday, 15c7. ...

Thomas Fitzsimons
Fitzsimons, Thomas, A Distin Guished Patriot Of The American Revo Lution, Was Born In Ireland In 1741, Emigrated To America, And Was A Mer Chant In Philadelphia When The Revo Lution Broke Out. He Immediately Raised A Company And Went Into Active Service. He Represented His State In The Continental ...

Thomas Gage
Gage, Thomas, A Talented But Eratic Irish Missionary Was Educated At St. Omers, And After Completing His Studies, Joined The Dominicans. He Was Sent From Spain To Mexico In 1625, One Of A Number Of Missionaries Destin Ed To Philippene Islands, But Not Relish Ing So Distant A Field, He ...

Thomas Gill
Gill, Thomas, An Able American Journalist And One Of The Founders Of The New York Evening Star, Was Born In Ireland In 1783, And Received A Col Legiate Education ; Entered The British Navy As Lieutenant, Resigned And Came To America ; Joined The Expedition Of Gen. Miranda For The ...

Thomas H Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, Thomas H., A Dis Tinguished American Citizen, Lawyer And Soldier, Was Of Irish Extraction, And Born About 1789. He Distinguished Himself In The War Of 1812, Under Gen. Harrison, In Michigan And Canada, And After The War Settled In Michigan, Where He Rose To Distinction In His Profession. He ...

Thomas Henrt
Henrt, Thomas, A Distinguished Pennsylvania Politician, Was Born In Ireland In 1785, And Came To The Uni Ted States With His Parents At An Early Age. They Settled In Pennsylvania, Where Our Subject Was Educated And Soon Became Distinguished By His Abil Ity And Energy. He Was Intrusted By His ...

Thomas Hughes
Hughes, Thomas, A Witty Wri Ter, Poet And Man Of Genius, Was Born In Ireland About 1810. After Receiving A Liberal Education He Traveled On The Continent And Resided In Spain For Some Years. While There He Acted As Corre Spondent Of The "london Morning Wit." He Was The Author ...

Thomas J Rogers
Rogers, Thomas J., A Distin Guished Citizen Of Pennsylvania, Was Born At Waterford, Ireland In 1781, And Came To This Country In 1784, With His Pa Rents, Who Settled In Pennsylvania, Where Our Subject Was Educated. He Repre Sented Pennsylvania In Congress From 1818 To 1824. He Died In New ...

Thomas Joyce
Joyce, Thomas, Cardinal Of St. Sabina, A Learned Irish Dominican Divine And Scholar, Was A Pupil Of Al Burtus Magnus And A Contemporary Of St. Thomas Of Aquinas. Three Brothers Of This Family Were Members Of The Do Minican Order And Renowned For Their Genius Ami Learning, Two Having Beer_ ...

Thomas Kelso
Kelso, Thomas, A Successful American Merchant And Philantrophist, Born In Ireland, And Came To The Unit Ed States With His Parents And Settled In Baltimore, Where He Afterwards Engag Ed In Mercantile Business, And Became Very Wealthy. He Was Also A Shareholder And Director Of The Philadelphia And Bal Timore ...

Thomas Leverous
Leverous, Thomas, An Irish Divine And Confessor, Was Bishop Of Kildare, He Refused To Take The Oath Of Spiritual Supremacy Under Elizabeth, And Although An Aged Prelate, Was Ex Pelled From His See And Had To Teach School In Limerick To Support Himself. He Died In 1577. ...