MacNamara (No.4) family genealogy

Arms: A lion rampant ducally crowned, or. in the chief two spear-heads of the last. Crest: Out of a ducal coronet, a hand and arm holding a gold-hilted sabre. [1]

MAHON, a brother of John an Ghabhaltuis who is No. 117 on the (No. 1.) "MacNamara" pedigree, was the ancestor of this branch of that family. family.

117. Mahon: son of Maccon.

118. Donal Ballach: his son.

119. John: his son.

120. Mahon: his son.

121. Rory: his son.

122. Donogh: his son.

123. Teige: his son.

124. Teige Oge: his son.

125. Donogh: his son.

126. Mahon: his son.

127. John: his son.

128. Teige: his son; representative of this family, A.D. 1721.


[1] Macnamara: Of this family was Rawdon Macnamara, who, in 1831, was President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland; and who was born at Ayle, in the co. Clare. His father was Teige (or Thady) Macnamara, and his mother was Narcissa, dau. of Dr. Dillon, physician to Colonel Rawdon, who subsequently became Lord Moira. The strong friendship existing between Thady Macnamara and the Colonel caused the former to name his son "Rawdon"—a cognomen ever since retained in the family. In 1818 Macnamara married Mary, eldest daughter of George Symmers of Dangan Park, co. Galway; and died in York-street, Dublin, on the 2nd November, 1836. Dr.Rawdon Macnamara, second son of the aforesaid Rawdon Macnamara, was born at 28 York-street, Dublin, on the 23rd Feb., 1822. In 1846 this Doctor Macnamara married Sarah, only child of Patrick Blanchard, of Eagle Lodge, Brompton, London, and has had issue.