Robert DAY Lucy Dominica Fitzgerald DAY Henrietta Catherine Fitzgerald DAY Robert John Fitzgerald DAY Emma Barbara Fitzgerald DAY Anna Elizabeth Fitzgerald DAY Lucy Jane THOMPSON Edward Fitzgerald DAY Mary FITZGERALD Mini tree diagram

Rev. John Robert Fitzgerald DAY

John Robert Fitzgerald DAY

also known as John Robert FITZGERALD

approx. 17971 - 8th Jun 18816,7


Life History

approx. 1797

Born in Ireland, Dublin.1

Date calculated from age at death

From the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry for Mr. Justice Robert Day of Kerry :-
"Day's second wife, whom he married on 21 June 1824, was Mary, daughter of Bartholomew Fitzgerald MD of Brandon, co. Cork, and a Roman Catholic. This lady, ostensibly a companion to his first wife, was the mother of two sons fathered by Day during the currency of his first marriage. These boys, both of whom took Anglican orders, assumed the surname Day in accordance with the terms of their father's will."

2nd Nov 1812

Educated Ireland, Trinity College Dublin.2




approx. 1837

Birth of daughter Lucy Dominica Fitzgerald DAY in Ireland, Kerry

approx. 1839

Birth of daughter Henrietta Catherine Fitzgerald DAY in Ireland, Kerry.8

approx. 1841

Birth of son Robert John Fitzgerald DAY

26th Jul 1841

Name changed.1,3

In the National Library of Ireland
"Copy of royal licence to the Rev. John Robert Fitzgerald and Edward Fitzgerald, both of Spring Hill in Co. Kerry, to take the name of Day in addition and after that of Fitzgerald and to quarter the arms of Day, July 26, 1841."

14th Aug 1841

Coat of Arms.4

In the National Library of Ireland :-
"Copy of grant of arms to the Rev. John Robert Fitzgerald and the Rev. Edward Fitzgerald both of Springhill, Co. Kerry, on their assuming under Royal Licence in compliance with the wishes of Robert Day of Leighlinstown, Co. Dublin, the name and arms of Day, Aug.14, 1841."

approx. 1844

Birth of daughter Emma Barbara Fitzgerald DAY in Ireland, Kerry.8

18th Apr 1849

Vicar at wedding in Ireland, Kerry, Castleisland.5

of Edward Fitzgerald Day and Sarah Louisa Maunsell


Death of daughter Anna Elizabeth Fitzgerald DAY in Suez.9

8th Jun 1881

Died in Ireland, Killarney (Beaufort House).6,7

From the Belfast Morning News
"June 8, at his residence, Beaufort House, Killarney, the Rev. John Robert Fitzgerald Day, aged 84 years."

Other facts


Married Lucy Jane THOMPSON


Birth of daughter Anna Elizabeth Fitzgerald DAY

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