De lacy family tree
Several Years ago I was given this information about the De Lacy family tree. Apparently it was sourced from the book Irish Pedigrees by John O'Hart, volume 11 p 185-186I cannot guarantee it is accurate.
Colonel Griffith Evans, of Wales ( relative of Lord Carberry) was in 1650 an officer in Cromwell's army, present at the siege of Castle Mahon when the O'Mahony was expelled, but fell in love with his daughter, resigned his commission and married her. They had 3 sons.( Francis, Griffith, John)
Francis owned lands near Shangolden, County Limerick, but removed to Cork where he acted as agent for 1st Lord Carberry. He married and had 4 sons:( John (see below), Martin, Thomas, David( who died in one of his own ships returning from the West Indies)
John married and had 3 sons and on daughter ( Francis (see below), David, George and ?)
Francis married and had a son and a daughter. ( George( see below) and Elizabeth who married John MacElligot of LImerick ( a landed family)
George married and had a son John who married a Miss de Lacy ( of the well known de Lacy family) and had two sons and a daughter
John de Lacy Evans, author of the poem to the memory of his cousin Richard Pierce Mac Elligot. The latter was a leading Irish intellectual and scholar who was compromised for his support for the 1798 rising and imprisoned, but escaped further punishment and was released after the rising was suppressed.
George ( Sir George de Lacy Evans)