Richard Dempsey

1671–1774 (Age 103)

The Life of Richard

Richard Dempsey was born in 1671, in Ireland. He had at least 1 son with Rebecca Roland. He died in 1774, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 103.

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Richard Dempsey
Rebecca Roland
Nathaniel Roland Dempsey

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World Events (3)


Age 1

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

Age 19

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.

Age 43

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díomasaigh ‘descendant of Díomasach’, a byname meaning ‘proud’, ‘haughty’, from díomas ‘pride’. The name was occasionally Anglicized as Proudman ( see Proud ). Compare McGimsey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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