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Redmond Conyngham

Redmond Conyngham

Male 1781 - 1846  (64 years)

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  • Name Redmond Conyngham 
    Born 19 Oct 1781  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jun 1846  Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22999  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2015 

    Family Elizabeth Yates,   b. 4 Apr 1778, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1867, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 2 May 1806  Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 May 2022 
    Family ID F8064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Millennium File about Redmond Conyngham Name: Redmond Conyngham Gender: Male Birth Date: 17 Sep 1781 Birth Place: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Father: David Hayfield Conyngham Mother: Mary West Spouse: Elizabeth Yates Children: David Conyngham

      Redmond Conyngham, Sr Birth: Sep. 19, 1781 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Jun. 16, 1846 Family links: Spouse: Elizabeth Yeates Conyngham (1773 - 1867)* Children: Jasper Y. Conyngham (1803 - 1880)* Redmond Conyngham (1816 - 1874)* *Calculated relationship Inscription: Died at Oak Hill Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. Burial: All Saints Episcopal Cemetery Paradise (Lancaster County) Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Created by: Miabeth Record added: Mar 26, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 35212813

      Elizabeth, b. April 4, 1778. She was m. at Lancaster, May 2, 1806, to Redmond Conyngham, son of David Hayfield Conyngham, and grandson of Redmond Conyngham, Esquire, of Letterkenny, Ire land, who emigrated to Philadelphia, and became a partner in the mercantile house of J. M. Nesbitt & Co., afterwards Conyngham, Neebitt, & Co. Mr. Conyngham's mother was Mary daughter of William and Mary West. Mr. Conyngham was b. at Philadelphia, September 19, 1781. He is said to have been educated at Princeton College, but his name does not appear among the published list of graduates. Inheriting from his paternal grandfather an estate of two thousand pounds per annum in Ireland, he spent several years of his early manhood in that country, where he became acquainted with Curran and Grattan, and other noted Irishmen of the period. He returned to Pennsylvania and resided for some years in Luzerne County, which he represented in the Legislature In 1815. He represented the counties of Luzerne, Northumberland, Union, Columbia, and Susquehanna in the Senate of Pennsylvania in 1820. The same year he "laid out the village named by him Dundaff," in Susquehanna County, "in honour of Lord Dundaff, of Scotland." Subsequently he removed to Lancaster. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. He d. at Paradise, Pa., June 16, 1846. Mrs. Conyngham d. at Lancaster, August 3, 1867. They are bur. in All Saints (Protestant Episcopal) Churchyard, at Paradise, Lancaster Co., Pa. They left issue.

      [Jasper George Yates Extract from the following work [2015 by Ronald E, Yates]:The Descendants of JORAN KYN of New Sweden; By GREGORY B. KEEN; 1913]