The PERSSE family came to Ireland in 1602 from Northumberland with the Vicar of Carogh in County Kildare, Ireland. He married a Jane de Burge m. 6/Dec/1605. He died in 1612. There were several sons whose seniority is not known. My family is from what are called the Spring Garden Persse familywith a David Persse who was a brother of Dudley PERSSE. David Persse's daughter,Jane Caroline Isabel PERSSE married Walter Taylor at Castle Taylor in Ardrahan. They had five children including my grandfather who came to the United States with his Family.