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Friday, January 05, 2007

Robert Courtney, b. Abt 1752 in England; died 16 March 1840 in Ireland.

address1=8 Oliver Avenue
ancestor=Robert Courtney
comments=My interest is in Robert Courtney, b. Abt 1752 in England; died 16 March 1840 in Ireland. Married Anna Wilson, she was born bet 1730-1767 in Scotland and died in Ireland.
Robert Courtney allegedly was sent by the King with a company of soliders (he was a Captain) to Ireland in 1785 to protect Protestants in Ireland. He met Anna there whose brother Dr Christopher Wilson was a Doctor in the same company as Robert. They married and remained in Ireland, they had five sons and two daughters. At least 2 sons went to America and 2 sons of another son came out to Australia.
Is this Robert related to the Courtenay family?
Is there anymore information regarding this Robert either in England or Ireland?


  1. Hello im Roslyn Courtney I live at Courtney's Island Derryadd Northern Ireland. I think im a 5th generation Courtney from the line of Captain Robert Courtney. If you need any further information please get in contact with me as Ive the family tree at home and can send you a copy.

  2. My email address is I forgot to give you that in the earlier comment. Thanks