Dixon – Hussey Pedigree
The following pedigree is taken from pages 45 and 46 of The Peerage of Ireland by Mervyn Archdall.
Rollo – Duke of Normandy (846 – 931)
The Hussey family claim descent from Rollo, Duke of Normandy. The Dixons of Meath descend from Sir Hugh Hussey who was sent to Ireland by Henry II.
Sir Hugh Hussey = Sister of Theabold Fitzwalter, 1st Butler of Ireland
Walter Hussey = Agnes, daughter and heir to Hugh de Lacie (Grandfather of Egidia de Lacie)
Hugh Hussey = Daughter of Adam de Hereford
William Hussey = Catherine Fitzgerald, a daughter of the House of Kildare
Sir John Hussey (1st Barron Galtrim) = Marian, daughter and heir to Simon Geneville of Culmullen (October 1273), son of Sir Geoffrey Geneville of Culcullen, L.J. of Ireland.
Edward Hussey = Margaret, daughter of the house of Ormonde
Peter Hussey = 1. Anne, daughter of John Cusack, 2. A daughter of the House of Leinster
- Version 1.
Mathew Hussey (of Moyle Hussey: 1406) = ?
Walter (Nicholas) Hussey = Mary , daughter and heir to Sir Edmond Eustace of Castlemartin, Co. Kildare
John Hussey = Catherine Plunkett, daughter of the house of Dunsany
Patrick Hussey = Anne Delahyde
Nicholas Hussey = Catherine, Eldest daughter of Sir Christopher Barnewell
Patrick Hussey = Cahterine, daughter of John, 3rd Lord of Trimelstown (Patrick was living in the time of Q. Mary and Q. Elizabeth.
James Hussey = ? (died in 1603)
The following version is taken from A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland by Bernard Burke.
- Version 2.
Mathew Hussey (of Moyle Hussey: 1406) =
Nicholas Hussey = Susanna Plunkett, daughter of Lord Dunsany
Walter Hussey = Mary, daughter of Edward Eustace of Casltmartin
John Hussey = Catherine, daughter of Sir Christopher D’Arcy of Platin
Walter Hussey = Mary, daughter of Sir John Barnwell of Crickstown
Nicholas Hussey = Anne, daughter of Lord Trimelstown
Meyler Hussey = Ealanor, daughter of Robert Barnewell of Rowston
Walter Hussey = Ellis Plunkett, daughter of the 2nd Baron Louth, 9th Baron Killeen and sister of the 1st Earl of Fingal
Thomas Hussey = 1. Elinor, daughter of Nicholas Wogan of Rathcoffey (7/11/1575), 2. Anne Plunkett. By his former wife he had;
Anne Hussey = Frances Makewy of Ballyneskeagh House, Co. Meath (about 1630)
Margery Makewy = Andrew Dixon of Troman House, Enfield, Co. Meath.
Gilbert Dixon 1637
William Dixon 1675
Gilbert Dixon 1709
Patrick Dixon 1745
Michael Dixon 1780
Christopher Dixon 1810
Patrick Dixon 1851 = Mary Killeen, great, great granddaughter of Arthur 7th Earl of Fingall
John Dixon 1881
John Dixon 1916
Phylomena Dixon 1947 = Edward Byrne 1943 / Donal Dixon 1951 of Castleknock in Dublin
Derek Byrne 1965
The second lineage would indicate that we descend from the 1st Earl of Fingall through Nicholas Hussey. We also descend from the 7th Earl through Mary Killeen who was his great, great granddaughter.