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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.
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
Ancestry.com. Dublin, Ireland, Probate Record and Marriage License Index, 1270-1858 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Ancestry Record 2719 #19486
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Richard by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Richard: