William Knox of Castlerea

M, #6769, (c 1630 - )
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Relationship=5th great-grandfather of Dorothy Kollros.
Last Edited=29 May 2011


William Knox of Castlerea was born about 1630 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland. He was the son of William Knox and Lady Campbell. He married Mary Palmer about 1675. He married Elizabeth Crofton in 1688 in Belfast, Ulster, Northern Ireland.

His name appears in the loyal addresses from that county to Charles II., 1682 and 1681; m. 1st, Mary, only dau. of Roger Palmer, of Castle Lacken, co. Mayo; m. 2ndly, the dau. and heir of Crofton, of Rappa Castle.1
My Ancestors
Ancestors of Dorothy Kollros
Ancestors of Mary Emily Knox

Children of William Knox of Castlerea and Mary Palmer

  • Francis Knox of Moyne Abbey1
  • Arthur Knox of Mount Falcon
  • Richard Knox of Lisadrone ( - 1754)
  • Mary Knox

Children of William Knox of Castlerea and Elizabeth Crofton

  • William Knox (1685 - 1774)
  • John Knox+1 (c 1687 - )


  1. [S443] Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland (London: Harrison & Sons, 1899), (http://books.google.com/books?id=wmNmAAAAMAAJ&lr=), pg 239. Hereinafter cited as BLGI1899.