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William Walsh_2
Walsh, William, An Irish Di Vine And Confessor, Was Bishop Of Meath When Elizabeth Ascended The Throne Of England. He Refused To Con Form To The Changes Ordered By The Government In Religious Matters, And Was Thrown Into Prison, Deposed And Banished By Order Of Elizabeth. He Died In Spain ...

William Wilkins
Wilkins, William, A Promi Nent American Statesman, Was The Son Of John Wilkins, An Irish Settler In Pennsylvania, And A Patriot Of The War Of The Revolution, And Was Born In That State In 1779. His Talents Soon Made Him Prominent In State Politics, And After Receiving The Confidence Of ...

William
William, A Soldier Of Eminence, Born About 1750, Was The Son Of A Cork Mer Chant. After Completing His Education He Entered The Army, And Was Employed Mostly In India, And Through Gallant Services He Rose Rapidly Until He Became A Major General. As A Reward He Was Made A ...

William_2
William, Archbishop Of Tuam, An Able Irish Divine Of The Fifteenth Cen Tury, Was Elevated To The See Of Tuam May 17, 1485, Whicn See He Governed For Sixteen Years, With Ability And Zeal. He Died December 28, 1501, His Next Celtic Successor Being The Celebrated And Learned "maurice De ...

William_3
William, Son Of The Foregoing And An Officer Of Equal Merit, Who Fully Sus Tained The Family Name For Bravery And Military Skill, Rising Rapidly Until He Was A Major-general At The Time Of His Death, Which Occurred Jan., 1810, At The Early Age Of 36 Years. ...

Willtam Downes
Downes, Willtam, A Distinguish Ed Irish Jurist, Horn In County Kildare, Ireland, 1740, Was Called To The Bar In 17(56, Elevated To The Bench In 1792 And Made Lord Chief Justice Of The Kings Bench In 1803, Which Seat Beheld About Twenty Years. He Died March 1826. ...

Win
Win, An Eminent Canadian Statesman And Lawyer, Was Born At Bandon, Coun Ty Cork, Ireland, 1801, And Emigrated With His Parents To Canada In 1819. He Received A Good Education And On Arriving In Canada, First Engaged In Commercial Pursuits. The Death Of His Elder Brother, Who Was Engaged In ...

Wm Conner Magee
Magee, Wm. Conner, D. D., Protestant Bishop Of Peterborough, England, An Able Irish Divine And Ora Tor Of The Established Church, Was Born In Cork In 1821; Received His Education At Trinity College, Dublin, And Entered The Ministry Of The Established Church, Becoming First A Curate In Dublin. He Afterwards ...

Wm D Gallagher
Gallagher, Wm. D., An Ameri Can Poet And Editor Of Note, Was Born In Philadelphia, August 21, 1808. His Father Was An Irish Patriot, Who Came To This Country The End Of The Last Cen Tury, And Died In 1814, Leaving Four Sons. The Family Removed To A Farm Near ...

Wm E Hartpole Lecky
Lecky, Wm. E. Hartpole, An Able And Learned Philosophical Writer Of The Modern School, Was Born Near Dublin, Ireland, 1838, And Graduated At Trinity College, Dublin, In 1859. In 1861 He Published Anonymously "the Leaders Of Public Opinion In Ireland." He Traveled Extensively On The Conti Nent And Then Settled ...

Wm H Polk
Polk, Wm. H, An American Statesman, Diplomat And Patriot, Was A Brother Of James K, And Was Born May 24, 1815, In Maury County, Tenn., Where His Father Had Located In 1806. He Was Educated At The University Of Tennessee, And Was Admitted To The Bar In 1839; Served In ...

Wm Hamilton Maxwell
Maxwell, Wm. Hamilton, A Distinguished Irish Writer And Novelist, Was Born At Newry, Ireland, In 1794, He Graduated At The Age Of 19, With High Honors From. Trinity College, Dublin, After Which He Spent Some Time In Spain In The British Army. He Then Studied For The Ministry, Took Orders ...

Wm Hume Blake
Blake, Wm. Hume, A Distinguish Ed Canadian Lawyer And Scholar, Was Born In The County Galway, Ireland, And Was Educated In Trinity College, Dublin, And Married His Cousin, Miss Catherine Hume Of Wicklow. He Studied Surgery Under Sir Philip Cromp Ton, And In 1832, In Company With His Brother, Rev. ...

Wm J Dawson
Dawson, Wm. J., An Able Irish American Patriot Of The Revolution, Distinguished Himself By His Devotion And Ability In The Cause Of Freedom In North Carolina, And Was A Representa Tive From That State To The Third Con Gress. ...

Wm J Fitzpatrick
Fitzpatrick, Wm. J,, An Irish Author Born In 1830. Among His Woiks Are "lifetime And Contemporaries Of Lord Cloncurry," "the Friends, Foes, And Adventures Of Lady Morgan," "memories Of Archbishop Whately." ...

Wm J Hennessey
Hennessey, Wm. J., A Talented American Painter And Artist, Was Born In Thomastown, Ireland, 1839, And Emigrated To The United States When Ten Years Old, With His Parents Who Settled In New York City, Where He Received His Education. He Early Developed Unusual Artistic Talents And Soon Be Came Constantly ...

Wm M Grogan
Grogan, Wm. M., One Of The Most Talented Of American Homeopathic Phy Sicians Was Born In Ireland In 1835. He Came To The United States And Has Made New York His Home Where He Has Achieved Great Success And A Most Ex Tensive Practice- His Reputation Is Nat Ional. ...

Wm Maziere Brady
Brady, Wm. Maziere, A Distin Fuished Irish Divine And Scholar, Was Orn In Dublin In 1825, And Was Edu Cated At Trinity College, Dublin. He 1 Afterwards Took Orders In The Church ?of England, Was Appointed Chaplain To The Lord Lieutenant In 1851, And Held Successively The Benefices Of Farrachy, ...

Wm Mehegan
Mehegan, Wm, Alex. De, A Celebrated French Miscellaneous Writer, Was Descended From Irish Ancestors, Who Settled In France After The Civil Wars Between James Ii. And William, Was Born In 1751, And Became Distinguished As One Of The Most Elegant French Writers Of The Day. He Died At The Early ...

Wm O Goode
Goode, Wm. O., A Talented Virgin Ia Politican Of The Above Family, Was Born In That State In 1798, And Educated At William And Mary's College. He Ad Opted The Profession Of The Law,in Which He Soon Earned An Enviable Reputation By His Ability. He Was Repeatedly Re-elected To The ...

Wm Paulet Carey
Carey, Wm. Paulet, A Talent Ed Irish Portrait Painter And Engraver, But More Noted As A Patriot And Politi Cal Writer And Publisher. He Edited The Sentimental And Masonic Magazine, Published In Dublin Before The Union, And In 1791 Established The "national Evening Star," On The Principles Adopt Ed On ...

Wm Pittman Lett
Lett, Wm. Pittman, An Author And Writer Of Talent In Canada, Is A Native Of Wexford , Ireland, And Emi Grated With His Father To Canada In 1820. H> Received As Good An Educa Tion As The Country Afforded In That Early Day At Bytown, Now Ottawa, And Mon Treal. ...

Wolfe James
Wolfe. James, An Illustrious Irish Dominican, And Preacher Gen Eral Of The Order In Ireland, Was A Native Of Limerick, And Was Born About 1600. He Was Absent From The City During The Celebrated Siege, But Hurried Back And Entered With The Cromvvellian Butchers, So That He Might Be Able ...

Wolfe Rev Charles
Wolfe. Rev. Charles, An Irish Divine And Poet, Was Born At Dub Lin In 1791, And Was Educated At Win Chester, And Trinity College, Dublin, Entered The Ministry, And Became A Cur Ate, At Castle Caultield. He Was The Author Of The Celebrated Ode On The Burial Of Sir John ...

Xii Eocha
Eocha, Xii, Monarch Of Ireland, Was The Son Of Muierdach, King Of Connaught And Monarch Of Ireland, Whom He Succeeded. He Had Four Sons By Mung-fionn Of The Line Of Oilioll Olum, Viz: Brian, Fiachra, Fergus And Oilioll. He Had A Fifth Son By Carthan Cas-dubh, A Princess Of Britain, ...

Zachariah Chandler
Chandler, Zachariah, One Of The Ablest American Politicians Of His Day, And A Great Leader Of The Republican Party, United States Senator From Michi Gan, And Secretary Of The Interior Under Gen. Grant, Was Born In Bedford, New Hampshire, December 10, 1813, And Was Of Irish Extraction, More Or Less ...