Fitzgerald, John Fraunceis

Person Key: 
FIT005
Family Name: 
Fitzgerald
First Name(s): 
John Fraunceis
Person Title: 
22nd Knight of Glin
Titular Place: 
Glin
Division of Peerage: 
Ireland
Knightage: 
Knight
Birth Year: 
1791
Death Year: 
1853
Century: 
19
County: 
Limerick
Biography: 

John Fraunceis Fitzgerald, 22nd Knight of Glin, of Glin Castle, County Limerick, was the only son of John Fitzgerald, 21st Knight of Glin, and Margaretta Maria, daughter of John Fraunceis Gwynn, Esquire, of Ford Abbey, county Devon. He married, July 28, 1812, Bridget, fifth daughter of Rev. Joseph Eyre of Westerham, county Kent, England.. The marriage produced two sons and two daughters. The second son, Edmond Urmston McLeod Fitzgerald (b. 1817) succeeded to the title as 23rd Knight of Glin.

Seat / Residence(s): 
Glin Castle, Limerick
Biographical Sources: 
Edward Walford. The county families of the United Kingdom. 1890
Burke's Irish Family Records. 1976.