Col. William Chaigneau

Col. William Chaigneau

Male 1709 - 1781  (72 years)    Has 11 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Name William Chaigneau 
    Prefix Col. 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1709 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1781 
    Person ID I791301  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 

    Father John Chaigneau,   b. ca 1687,   d. 1748  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Margaret Martyn,   b. 1684,   d. 1757  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1707 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Family ID F321270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Teague 
    Married 1738 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Chaigneau,   b. 1740,   d. 1746  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F326512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marg. McCarthy 
    Married 3 Feb 1772 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F326516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    lawsuit between the two Chaigneau brothers and General Strode, Colonel of the 62nd regiment
    lawsuit between the two Chaigneau brothers and General Strode, Colonel of the 62nd regiment

  • Notes 
    • Army Agent
    • became a prominent figure in the Dublin of his time.
      He served in the army in Flanders until the peace of Aix la Chapelle , when the Chaigneau bible records “Billy came home from Flanders 1748”.
      He settled in Dublin as an army pay agent, being appointed in c.1750 as agent to Colonel Honeywood’s Regiment of Horse (later to become the 11th Hussars).
      He was considered to be wealthy, living at 22 William Street, Dublin (the freehold of which the family still retains) and then at Gracefield, Clontarf, which he assigned to his niece’s husband, William Colvill, shortly before he died in 1781.


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