Samuel, MP for Mallow; died unmarried;
DANIEL, successor to his brother;
Katherine, m Sir R Newcomen Bt and had 21 children;
SAMUEL MOLYNEUX (1616-93), of Castle Dillon, County Armagh, Chief Engineer of Ireland, who espoused Anne, daughter and heir of William Dowdall, of Mounttown, County Meath.
|Castle Dillon, County Armagh|
My Molyneux was succeeded, in 1692, by his eldest son,
WILLIAM MOLYNEUX (1656-98), MP for the City of Dublin, 1691, and for the university of the same place, from 1694 until his decease; and author of the celebrated "Case of Ireland".
He married Lucy, daughter of Sir William Domvile Bt, attorney-general of Ireland, and was succeeded at his decease, in 1698, by his eldest son,
THE RT HON SAMUEL MOLYNEUX, a lord of the Admiralty, and secretary to GEORGE II when Prince of Wales.
He married, in 1717, the Lady Elizabeth Diana Capel, eldest daughter of Algernon, 2nd Earl of Essex; but dying without issue, in 1727, the estates reverted to his uncle,
|Sir Thomas Molyneux © National Museums Northern Ireland|
Sir Thomas married Catherine, daughter of Ralph Howard, of Shelton, County Wicklow (grandfather of the 1st Lord Wicklow) and had (with four daughters) two sons,
DANIEL, his heir;
CAPEL, successor to his brother.
SIR DANIEL MOLYNEUX, 2nd Baronet; at whose decease unmarried in 1738, the title and estates devolved upon his brother,
THE RT HON SIR CAPEL MOLYNEUX, 3rd Baronet (1717-97), MP for Dublin University, who wedded firstly, in 1747, Elizabeth, daughter of William East, of Hall Place, Berkshire, and sister of Sir William East Bt, and had issue,
CAPEL, his successor;
George, MP for Granard;
THOMAS, succeeded his half-brother;
John, father of the 8th Baronet.
His only legitimate child was
SIR GEORGE KING ALDERCRON MOLYNEUX, 6th Baronet (1813-48), who espoused, in 1837, Emma, daughter of _____ Green, and had issue,
CAPEL, his successor;
Elizabeth; Emily Catherine.
THE REV SIR JOHN WILLIAM HENRY MOLYNEUX, 8th Baronet (1819-79), grandson of the 3rd Baronet, Vicar of Sudbury, who wedded, in 1842, Louisa Dorothy, daughter of Deemster John Christian, and had issue,
JOHN CHARLES, his successor;Sir John was succeeded by his eldest son,
THE REV SIR JOHN CHARLES MOLYNEUX, 9th Baronet (1843-1928), of Castle Dillon, Vicar of Portesham, who espoused firstly, in 1873, Fanny, daughter of Edward Jackson, and had issue,
EDWARD CHARLES (1876-1922);Sir John wedded secondly, in 1895, Ada Isabel, daughter of the Rev A F Wynter.
William Arthur (1877-1928);
John Howard (1878-1923);
Mary Gertrude Fanny; Emily Jane; Ethel Stuart.
First published in February, 2011.