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Anne Petty

Female - 1737


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  • Name Anne Petty 
    Gender Female 
    Died Nov 1737 
    Person ID I096876  Ancestorium
    Last Modified 6 May 2022 

    Father William (Sir) Petty, MD,   b. 26 May 1623,   d. 16 Dec 1687  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Waller, Baroness Shelburne,   b. Abt 1636,   d. Feb 1708  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 1667 
    Family ID F51459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William FitzMaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry,   b. 1668,   d. 16 Mar 1741  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1692 
    Children 
     1. William Fitzmaurice, 2nd Earl of Kerry,   b. 1694,   d. 4 Apr 1747  (Age 53 years)
     2. John Fitzmaurice, 1st Earl of Shelburne,   b. 1706,   d. 14 May 1761  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F51457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Anne Petty1
      http://www.thepeerage.com/p3842.htm#i38419
      F, #38419, d. November 1737
      Last Edited=5 May 2008
      Anne Petty was the daughter of Sir William Petty and Elizabeth Waller, Baroness Shelburne.1,2 She married Thomas FitzMaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry, son of William FitzMaurice, 18th Baron of Kerry and Lixnaw and Constance Long, on 14 January 1692/93.2 She died in November 1737.2 She was buried at East Clogher, IrelandG.2
      From 14 January 1692/93, her married name became FitzMaurice. After her marriage, Anne Petty was styled as Countess of Kerry on 17 January 1722/23.
      Swift wrote that "Lady Kerry is most egregiously ugly; but perfectly well bred, and governable as I please."2 The Marquess of Lansdowne, wrote that "my grandmother was was of an ambitious active disposition and during her life, by dint of superior understanding, address and temper (for he made an excessive bad husband as appears by several letters), sometimes drew him back into the world, and by a conduct which was a perfect model of sense, prudence and spirit, furnished several houses, supported a style of living superior to any family whatever in Ireland, and with all this improved his fortune."2

      Children of Anne Petty and Thomas FitzMaurice, 1st Earl of Kerry
      Lady Elizabeth Anne FitzMaurice+1 d. 17 Dec 1757
      Lady Arabella FitzMaurice3
      Lady Charlotte FitzMaurice+3 d. 9 Oct 1774
      William FitzMaurice, 2nd Earl of Kerry+2 b. 2 Mar 1694, d. 4 Apr 1747
      John Petty, 1st Earl of Shelburne+4 b. 1706, d. 14 May 1761

      Citations
      [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 280. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
      [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 214.
      [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2239. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
      [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 216.