The Cherry Family

Frances Penrose (Cherry) Hewetson

Birth: 1804/5

Father: Francis Penrose Cherry

Mother: Anne (Glascott) Cherry

Married: James Hewetson on 4 February 1841, in Waterford, county Waterford, Ireland
Freeman's Journal 9 February 1841
On the 4th inst, in Waterford, the Rev. James HEWETSON, of Newry, to Frances, only daughter of the late Francis P. CHERRY, of Waterford, Esq.

James was born in 1804, the son of Rev. James Hewetson and Dorothy Lynn, the daughter of John Lynn, of Dungalf Castle, county Wexford, possibly a relation of Frances's aunt, Wilhelmina Glascott who married a John Lynn from Fethard. James entered Trinity College Dublin on 3 November 1823, aged 19, graduating B.A. in 1829, and M.A. 1832. He was a clergyman, appointed curate of Killeavy from 1832 until 1865, then Rector of Heynestown, county Louth. He died at Heynestown on 22 August 1876, aged 71 and is buried there.

Armagh clergy and parishes (James B. Leslie, 1911)
Parish of Heynestown, Rectors, 1709-1876.
1865— James Hewetson, coll. May 16 {D.B.), son of Rev. James H., R. of Killinchy 1800-23; b. 1804; T.C.D. B.A. 1829; M.A. 1832; C. Killeavy 1832-65 ; m. Francis Penrose Cherry of Waterford, cousin of Mr. Justice Cherry and of Mrs. Lett of Aghaderg Glebe ; d. at Heynestown, 22 Aug., 1876, aged 71, buried there. Here also his wife, who d. 3 June, 1873, aged 68, was buried

Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica 4th series p295 (Bannerman, 1912)
James Hewetson (Rev.), born in 1804 (twin of Charity, see h, page 298). Entered Trinity College, Dublin, 3 November 1823, aged 19; he took his B.A. in the spring of 1829 and M.A. in 1832; named in his father's will of 1835, he then being Curate of Drumbanagher, Armagh; afterwards he was Rector of Heynestown, county Louth. He married, in 1841, Frances, daughter of Francis Penrose Cherry, Esq., of Waterford, by Anne his wife, daughter of Captain William Glascott, Esq., of Aldertown, but by whom he, dying circa 1880, left no issue. She benefited under the will of Paul Schuhcraft, father of her aunt "Nancy," to the extent of 1000. He is remembered as being a remarkably handsome man, as also was he through the circumstance of his having left his wealth to one not of his family. He was legatee under the will of Paul Schuhcraft, father of the wife of his uncle Major John Milliquet Hewetson, for

Death: 3 June 1873, aged 68

Buried: in Heynestown, county Louth, Ireland


Francis Penrose Cherry

of Waterford, county Waterford, Ireland

Married: Anne Glascott

Notes: Francis died before 1841 when he is described as the "late Francis P. Cherry" in his daughter's marriage notice.

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