486. Capt William FORTESCUE of Newragh65 was born in 1641. He died in 1734. William of Newragh was born in about 1647 (Clermont's Family Tree says
He secured the town for King William and Queen Mary until he was
The above paragraph is contradiction to that in Knockbridge Miscellany
William died in 1734, and the pension was discontinued.
William's children were: (1) Thomas, his heir; (2) Chichester of
Capt William FORTESCUE of Newragh and Margaret GERNON of Milltown, County Louth were married on 3 May 1681. Margaret GERNON of Milltown, County Louth65 was born in 1666.66 She died on 30 November 1722.66 Her Tombstone was discovered in 1995 close to other Fortescue graves in Dromiskin cemetery. It reads:
"..re lieth the body of Mrs Margaret Fortescue ore (otherwise) Gernon wife to Willm Fortescue Esq. who departed this .... Nobr the 300 1722 in ye 56 th year of her age"
She was the sole Heiress to her father but was disowned for marrying a protestant.
Capt William FORTESCUE of Newragh and Margaret GERNON of Milltown, County Louth had the following children: