According to the book, "Agnews of Kilwaughter" by William Agnew Moore:
Patrick Agnew m. Janet Shaw, and built Kilwaughter in A.D. 1622.S. by his son:
John Agnew, m. his cousin, Eleanor Shaw.S. by his son:
Patrick Agnew, m., name of wife not known.Purchased the remaining lands in Kilwaughter, which, up to this date, (A.D. 1660), were owned by Agnews of Lochmaw.(By Sir Patrick Agnew, 9th Hereditary Sheriff of Lochnaw, father of Co. Alexander Agnew of Whitehills, who, with Andrew Agnew, his brother, afterwards the 9th Sheriff, was frequently in Ireland).S. by his son:
Patrick Agnew. d. A.D. 1724, name of wife not known.Children:
1.Patrick Agnew, who succeeded.
2.Margaret Agnew m. James Crawford.
3.Jean Agnew m. Robert Blair, of Blairmount.
4.Helen, m. James Stewart.
Patrick Agnew, who s., and m. Martha Houston, (or Margaret Houseton).Children:
1.William Agnew, who succeeded.
2.Francies Agnew, who m., and left heirs.
3.John Agnew, m., and left heirs.
4.James Agnew (?)
6.Henry Agnew m. Grace Harries, and left heirs.
7.Hugh Agnew (?)
William Agnew, s., and m. his cousin, Margaret Stewart, (of Kellymorn Castle), Cootestown, Co., Tyron.(It will be remembered that Dr. Egle, Editor of the "Pennsylvania Archives," dervied his information in regard to the ancestry of James Agnew, (1711-1770), from Robert Agnew, of Cootestown, or Cootes' Hill, Ireland).
Children:Two sons, James and WIlliam, d. as young unmarried men.Two daughters:
1.Maria Agnew, m. (1) James Ross--two children, d. young.m. (2) Valentine Jones--one son, Edward Jones Agnew, and one dau., Margaret Agnew.
2.Jane Agnew m. Henry Shaw, afterwards of Ballygally.
Edward Jones Agnew, s. his grandfather, WIlliam Agnew, and assumed the additional name of "Agnew."He d. A.D. 1834.M. Eleanor Galbraith.Children:
1.William, b. A.D. 1824, who s., and died unmarried.
2.Maria Agnew, m. T. C. Simon, Esquire.
William Agnew was succeeded in the Kilwaughter Estate by his niece, the Countess (Augusta) Balzani--the only child of T. C. Simon and Maria (Agnew) Simon.Countess Balzani deceased in A.D. 1895, leaving two daughter--(1) Gendoluni, now Madame Valensin, and (2) Nora.
Of the sons of Patrick Agnew and Martha (or Margaret) Houston:
1.Francis Agnew had two sons, Edward and William.
2.John Agnew hasd a son, William Agnew, and two daughter, Anne Agnew, who d. in A.D. 1847, aged nearly ninety years, and a sister, Mrs. Pearson.
3.Henry Agnew, m. Grace Harriews, had two sons, Edward Agnew and William Agnew;and three daughters, Grace, Sarah, and Anne.
There were several families of Agnew living in, or near Larne down to circa A.D. 1850-1860, but all of these have left the neightborhood and I am not acquainted with any of their descendants.