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Richard Guinness Jun. (1731 - 1806)

Richard Guinness Jun.
Born in Léim an Bhradáin, Kildare, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1775 in Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 75 in Leixlip, County Kildare, Irelandmap
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Richard Guinness was born in 1732 in Léim an Bhradáin, Kildare, his father, Richard, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 34.

He married Anne Forster on 23 May 1775.

They had four children during their marriage. He died in 1806, at the age of 74. His will was in Portarlington/Kildare.

Research Notes

What is the source for his parentage, as well as his birth date? How do we know that he had four children? Are they the Jane (1775-????), Olivia (1775-1843), Matilda (1782-????), and Elizabeth Anne (1784-1860) listed on family trees?


  • J and J Limited Company. Index to Irish Wills. Vol. 1-2. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: J and J Limited Company, 1998. Film 596419. T, box, & order #: Sec 4, 5322. item 2 out of 20. Ancestry Record 4077 #37972
  • Dublin, Ireland, Probate Record and Marriage License Index, 1270-1858 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Ancestry Record 2719 #19486

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