The will of Thomas WHITNEY, Newpass alias Derrydown, Killucan, co. Westmeath Ireland, 30 April 1740 mentioned his brother BOLEYN WHITNEY, his sister Ann Upton & her husband Ambrose Upton, his brother Shuckburgh Whitney.
Thomas WHITNEY's lands, etc., were "castles, towns and lands of Newpass, Rathowen, COLEMORE, COLEBEGG, Win(d)town, Ballygarron, Ballydorey" and others in Co. Westmeath.
Boleyn WHITNEY was nephew of Mrs. Robert Adair of co. Longford, houses in Dublin City, and of "Hollybrook" co. Wicklow, mentioned in Mrs. Adair's will of 1747.
Sir Robert COLE's will 29 September 1716 mentioned Thomas WHITNEY, esq., and his wife Lady Anne COLE.
Sir Robert COLE's address was given as Ballymackey, co. Tipperary. He had a brother Thomas COLE and nephews Robert Cole, Thomas Cole (2nd son of Thomas) and Michael Cole (3rd son of Thomas).
Any information on Adair & Whitneys appreciated. Thankyou.