Pedigree Index

Anderson of Grace Dieu

ANDERSON, THE REV. JOSHUA, A.M., rector of Myshall, co. Carlow, b. 8 Dec. 1770; m. Oct. 1807, Anne, eldest dau. of Captain William Perceval, and by her (who d. 24 March, 1854), left at his decease, 6 April, 1859,

I. JAMES, of Grace Dieu Lodge, co. Waterford, J.P., m. April, 1842, Margaret, youngest dau. of Thomas Carew, Esq. of Ballinamona, and has issue, James-Paul, b. 21 Jan. 1850; Thomas-William; and Jane-Margaret.
II. William.
III. Robert-Carew, M.D., 13th light-dragoons, m. 13 Oct. 1853, Jane-Wallis, only dau. of the Rev. Henry Bolton, and has issue, Robert-Henry, b. 17 Aug. 1854; and Charles-Alexander, b. 10 Feb. 1857.
IV. Paul-Christmas, of Prospect, co. Kilkenny.
V. Alexander, R.N., commander of H.M.S. "Cressy," d. on board that ship in the Baltic, and was buried on the Island of Nargen, Aug. 1854.
I. Anne, m. 4 Feb. 1845, Charles-Newport Bolton, Esq.
II. Jane-Ellen.
III. Ellen.
IV. Catherine, d. 18 Feb. 1855, aged 28.
V. Henrietta.
VI. Susan.

Lineage.-ALEXANDER ANDERSON, Esq. of Grace Dieu, descended from Anderson of Wester-Airderbeck, was nephew of the Rev. Arthur Anderson, chaplain to WILLIAM III., and Major Anderson, of Grace Dieu. He m. 2 Feb. 1721, Miss Brewster, dau. and co-heir of William Brewster, Esq. son of Sir Francis Brewster, twice lord-mayor of Dublin. By her (who d. in 1754), Mr. Anderson left (with two daus., of whom the elder, Jane, m.. Robert Carew, Esq. of Woodenstown, co. Tipperary) a son and heir,

JAMES ANDERSON, Esq. of Grace Dieu, m. in 1764, Susanna, youngest dau. of Christmas Paul, Esq., by Ellen his wife, dau. of Robert Carew, Esq., M.P., of Castle Boro', co. Wexford, great-uncle of Lord Carew, and had issue,

JAMES, his heir.
Paul (Sir), C.B., K.C., general, colonel of the 78th Highlanders, and governor of Pendennis Castle; d. s. p. 1851.
Alexander, capt. in the army; d. in Bath in 1833, s. p.
Henry, R.N., d. s. p.
JOSHUA, in holy orders.
Robert, an officer in the 42nd regt., who was killed at the battle of Alexandria, s. p.

The eldest son,

JAMES ANDERSON, Esq. of Grace Dieu, d. in London, in 1838, s. p., and left his estates to his brother, the late REV. JOSHUA ANDERSON.

Arms-Quarterly: 1st and 4th, arg., a saltier, engrailed az., between two mullets in chief, gu., and as many boar's heads, erased, in the flanks, of the last; 2nd and 3rd, gu., a chevron, erm., between three estoiles, arg.
Crest-An oak-tree, ppr.
Motto-Over the crest, "Stand sure." Under the arms, "Dum spiro spero."

Transcribed from A genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, fourth edition, 1862;
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862