O'Cahan (No.3) family genealogy

Of Ballymaclosty (or Ballymaclosky), County Londonderry

Arms: Gu. three salmon haurient, two and two or. Crest: A mountain cat salient ppr. Motto: Inclytus virtute.

SHANE O'CAHAN, Chief of his Name, who d. 1498, and who is No. 115 on the (No. 1) "O'Cahan" (Princes of Limavady) genealogy, had:

2. Donell (or Daniel), of Colryan (? Coolbryan), who had:

3. Richard, who had:

4. "Quoy" (or Conbhach) Ballach O'Cahane, of Ballymaclosty, county Londonderry, who died 10th July, 1637. He m. Una, dau. of Dermot O'Cahan, of Lekyn, and had two sons:

I. Manus, who m. Evelin, dau. of Cormack O'Neill.

II. Richard.

5. Richard: second son of "Quoy" Ballach; m. Margaret, dau. of Sir Donogh O'Cahan, of Limavady, Knt., and had:

I. Donogh.

II. Richard.

6. Donoch O'Cahan: son of Richard.