Pedigree and Will of Daniel McCarthy, 1702, Estate Owner, Slave Owner, Extended family Include Hallorans, Burkes, Connells other Irish Pedigrees Lyons and Morre of Offaly names include Donovan, Driscoll, Evanson from Vere Langford Olivere’s , 1896, History of Island of Antigua.

Looking through this volume briefly it is clear that the Island Elite include many fro an Irish Catholic Gentry background which melded into the general elite.

The Evansons are mentioned, The Durrus family of that name had strong connection wiht the sugar planters of the island. In the 1820s the Evansons are listed as slave owners in Barbados, given the unusual christian names they are probably of the same extended family.

McCarthys of Virginia:

https://durrushistory.com/2015/11/08/mccarthys-of-virginia-usa-descent-from-charles-27-owen-18-came-to-virginia-1635-plantation-and-slave-owners-prominent-in-york-richmond-fairfax-counties-virginia-daniel-speaker-in-house-of-b/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/04/24/the-mccarthys-of-munster-by-trant-mccarthy/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/04/23/spanish-knights-of-irish-origin-the-count-of-berehaven-brigadier-daniel-osullivan-governor-of-coruna-born-bantry-west-cork-sponsor-of-dionisio-o-calaghan-born-madrid-1718-grandmother-margaret/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/07/22/genealogy-of-mccarthy-family-of-gleannacroim-dunmanway-co-cork-from-c1150-ad-by-daniel-maccarthy-glas-2/

https://durrushistory.com/2014/08/26/weaving-vittory-linen-cloth-in-dunmanway-west-cork-1813-for-brazilian-slaves-william-norwood-master-of-charter-school-family-originally-from-ballinascarthy-when-the-moved-they-brought-tow-deasy-b-2/

https://durrushistory.com/2011/10/09/evanson-estates-durrus/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/02/22/will-1800-mrs-eliza-gethin-late-husband-percy-cork-extensive-property-owner-including-upton-garryhenkera-mentioned-dr-boyle-coughlan-leaves-20-to-to-the-mulatto-boy-known-as-james-kelly-th/

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