The Rawson Family

James Rawson

Birth: 1776/7

Father: Thomas James Rawson

Mother: Margaret (Eustace) Rawson

Married: Rebecca Smyth on 2 March 1803
The Gentleman's Monthly Miscellany 1 May 1803 p245
James Rawson, esq. eldest son of captain Rawson, Cardented, Athy, to miss Rebecca Smyth, daughter and one of the co-heiresses of T. Smyth, esq. late of the county of Cavan

Irish Marriages, Being an Index To the Marriages in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, 1771 To 1812 vol 2 p262 (Henry Farrar, 1890)
Rawson, James, e.s. of Capt., Cardenten, Athy=Smyth, Rebecca, d. and co-h. of T., late of co. Cavan Mar. 1803 p. 192

Children: Notes: James and Rebecca inherited interest in the lands of Upper and Lower Carnans and in Killan, leased from the Bishop of Kilmore, as well as freehold interests in Monaghanuse and Tullynaska, all in Cavan, from Rebecca's father, Patrick. In 1809, James granted two annuities for life to daughters of Maximilian Faviere, one for £300 and the other for £200, and conveyed his interest in the lands mentioned, as well as others, to Edward Shannon as a trustee for the annuitants, and out of the rents and profits of the lands, Edward was to pay the leases required as well as the annuities. The reason for granting these annuities is unclear. James went bankrupt in 1810, forfeiting the inherited lands, which were eventually bought by Robert Haig in 1814, and a long lawsuit ensued Haig and the leaseholders of the lands and the annuitants receiving profits from the lands, which is described in The English Reports vol 5 pp136-154.

Burial: 21 January 1818, in St Mark, Dublin, county Dublin, Ireland, aged 41.
James is recorded as being aged 41, a resident of the parish of St Bridget.

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Martha Rawson

Birth: 20 July 1806

Baptism: 24 July 1806 in Dunleckney, county Carlow, Ireland

Father: James Rawson

Mother: Rebecca (Smyth) Rawson

Notes: James and Rebecca inherited interest in the lands of Upper and Lower Carnans and in Killan, leased from the Bishop of Kilmore, as well as freehold interests in Monaghanuse and Tullynaska, all in Cavan, from Rebecca's father, Patrick. In 1809, James granted two annuities for life to daughters of Maximilian Faviere, one for £300 and the other for £200, and conveyed his interest in the lands mentioned, as well as others, to Edward Shannon as a trustee for the annuitants, and out of the rents and profits of the lands, Edward was to pay the leases required as well as the annuities. The reason for granting these annuities is unclear. James went bankrupt in 1810, forfeiting the inherited lands, which were eventually bought by Robert Haig in 1814, and a long lawsuit ensued Haig and the leaseholders of the lands and the annuitants receiving profits from the lands, which is described in The English Reports vol 5 pp136-154.

Death: 24 December 1881, in Dublin North district, county Dublin, Ireland, aged 75

Headstone of Martha Rawson
Headstone of Martha Rawson in Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin
Burial: Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin, county Dublin, Ireland
The headstone reads:
In Memory of | MARTHA | daughter of the Late | JAMES RAWSON Esqre | Cardington, Co. Kildare | Died 24th December 1881 | aged 75 years | Also | SIMEON RAWSON | of Havelock House, Rathgar | who died 16th September 1884 | aged 61 | Also | MARIA ELIZABETH RAWSON | widow of | SIMEON RAWSON | who died Nov. 28 1910 | aged 96 | Also | CHARLOTTE JANE RAWSON | daughter of | SIMON RAWSON | Died January 26 1931 | aged 81.

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