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Friday, January 04, 2008

Sir William Courtenay, 8th Earl of Devon, 1762-1785

Date submitted: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 17:09:24 PST

fname=Herman Andrew
address1=3060 Rothesay Rd., Rothesay, N.B., Canada
city=Rothesay, .
state=New. Brunswick

ancestor=Sir William Courtenay, 8th Earl of Devon, 1762-1785

comments=Sir William Courtanay 8th Earl of Devon,had 13 daughters, most of whose marrige history isknown. My great grandparents and their descendants claimed that my great great grandfather, Dennis Sullivan, born 1785,died 1858,was the result of a liason between a Captain Sullivan , serving in the British Army and one of the daughters.Eleanorr,was 1772,but died young in i789,unmarriedElizabeth

1765-1815. married Lord Somerset,was said to have had words with her father around the time of her weddiing befoe he was sent to South Africa as governor of the Cape Colony in 1808.Anything relevant?