O'Neill's in the military

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O'Neill's in the military

Postby Miles Hispaniae » Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:18 pm

The O’Neill’s of the Fews.

In my research for my own family these O’Neill’s that many Irish and American Genealogist have not found . With help from the Spanish Archives and other various sources. I have found these men. Most have a strong military and naval background anyone believes or finds one of these men has part of their ancestors in any family Genealogical records . I would strongly suggest a Y-DNA test.

1. Michael O'Neill b. 1830 d. 1916 married Anne Finegan. Michael had older brothers who settled in Annacinda , Montana, USA.

2. Peter O’Neill b. 1897 married Rosetta Monaghan. (brothers Owen, Patrick, Hugh and Edward ).

3. Patrick O’Neill b. 1931 married Margaret Teresa Quinn.
4. Henry Felix Juan O’Neill b. 1845 in Paris , France.
5. Tulio , Felix, Mario and Pepe O’Neill all settled in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sons of Captain General Felix O’Neill.

6. Colonel Jose O’Neill of the Irish Regiments in Spain.

7. Coronel Terence (Terencio) O’Neill b. 09.03.1759 eldest son Lt. Gen. Felix O’Neill.

8. Captain Brian O’Neill lived in France in the 1690s later fought in the Spanish Regiments.

9. Francis O’Neill married a Margaret? is believed to have had a large family.

10. Capt. General Juan O’Neill b. 1765 married Vicenta Gual y Vives de Cannanas.

11. Lt. General Brian O’Neill served many years with Owen Roe O’Neill in Flanders.


12. Col. Art Og b. 1622 d. 1663 married Leonora O'Moore . Fought in the 1640s rebellion. Colonel in the Regiments of Tyrone. Knight of Calatrava in 1622.

13. Domhnall O’Neill of Turroughlish sons Henry, Niall Og and Brian O’Neill father of Capt. Tirlough O’Neill in the Spanish Army.

14. Hugh O’Neill b. 1861 d. 1939 .

15. Hugh O’Neill d. 1845 married Sara Connolly descendants may still live or have origins in Co. Louth & Co. Armagh.

16. Brian & John O’Neill both married two cousins of Maguire , of Fermanagh. The descendants of these two men may still live in Brazil or France.

17. Thomas O’Neill who fought in the Spanish Netherlands. His descendants may still be in the Islands of Providencia & Santa Catalina in Colombia. In 1789 he was appointed Governor of Cartagena.

18. Enrique O’Neill of Tenerife , Canary Islands. Sub Liet. in 03.08.1796. Served in the Regimento de Infanteria Fixo de Cartagena de Indias.

19. The Leeward Islands lie East of Puerto Rico . Many O’Neill’s may still in the Islands of St. Nevitts, St. Kitts, Tortola, Anguilla, Martinique and many other Islands in the Caribbean for 200 years the descendants of the Earl of Tyrone lived in the Island of Martinique. 20. Carlos Eugenio O’Neill Served in the Spanish Regiments his descendants may live among the various islands of the Caribbean. The Island of Granada is a possible strong choice.
Capt. Tirlough O’Neill, Grandson of Feilimidhe O'Neill, served in the Spanish army after he had a price on his head offered by the English government.

Lieutenant. Colonel Tirlough O'Neill b. 1690. Served in the Regiments of Berwick, Waterford and Hibernia. Killed by the Muslims in 1748.

Lieutenant. General Brian O’Neill, served many years in the Netherlands under General Owen Roe O'Neill Regiments in Flanders. Was said to be on of the key planners of the 1641 Irish Rebellion.

Colonel. Art Og O'Neill b. 1622 d. 1663. Fought in the 1641 Irish Rebellion. served in the Spanish Irish Regiments of Tyrone. Knight of Calatrava 1662.

Colonel. Jose O'Neill, served under Nicolas (Niall) O'Neill de Tyrone O'Kelly in the Regiment of Irlanda.

Colonel. Terencio (Terence) O'Neill b. 9.3.1759. Knight of Santiago 1786. Served in the Regiment of Hibernia.

Lieutenant General. Felix O'Neill b. 1720 d. 1795. served in the Spanish Army.

Brigadier. Felix O'Neill d. 1812 . Served in the Regiments of Hibernia.


Captain General. Juan O'Neill b. 1765 d. 1808.

Captain General. Felix O'Neill d. 1862 . Knight of the Order of King Carlos III.

Captain Henty O'Neill (Son of General Tirlough O'Neill).

Lieutenant Colonel. Nicolas (Niall) O'Neill de Tyrone O'Kelly b. 1734.

Lieutenant Colonel. Arturo O'Neill de Tyrone O'Kelly. b 1736 d. 1814


General . Tulio O'Neill O’Keeffe b. 1784 d. 1855.

Lieutenant General . Arturo O'Neill O’Keeffe b. 1783 Knight of the Royal Order of King Carlos III.

Lieutenant. Arturo Eustasio O'Neill Andino b. 29.03.1857, served in the Infantry of Puerto Rico for the Spanish crown, Grandson of Lieutenant General. Arturo O'Neill O’Keeffe.

Captain. Arturo O'Neill Abajo b.1890 (Madrid). d. 3.12.1936. Great-grandson of Lieut. General Arturo O'Neill O’Keeffe.



Sir. William Johnson . born 1715, Smithtown, County Meath, Ire. — d. July 11, 1774, near Johnstown, N.Y. British colonial official. In 1737 he emigrated from Ireland and settled in New York's Mohawk Valley. He purchased his first tract of land two years later, thus beginning the acquisitions that eventually made him one of the largest landholders and wealthiest settlers in British America. He fostered friendly relations with the Indians; his ties with them were further cemented when, following the death of his first wife, he married successively two Mohawk women. In 1746 he was appointed colonel of the Iroquois Confederacy. In the French and Indian War he defeated French forces at Lake George, N.Y. cica 1755, and captured Fort Niagara cica 1759. He was appointed superintendent of the Six Iroquois Nations, helped subdue the Indian uprising called Pontiac's War, and negotiated the first Treaty of Fort Stanwix in the year 1768.

(William Johnson was born to Christopher Johnson - son of William Mac Shane and great, great grandson of Sir Tirlough Mac Henry Ó Néill.)

John Johnson, 2nd Baronet Sir John Johnson, 2nd Baronet 5 November 1741 - 4 January 1830 was a loyalist leader during the American Revolution. He was the son of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, who had promoted the British settlement of the Mohawk Valley and founded the community of Johnstown in Tryone County in the Province of New York. In 1774, John Johnson inherited his father's title and estates, making him a wealthy landowner.

Clan Aodh Buidhe and Tyrone O'Neill’s.

Officer Felix O’Neill, served in Lord Galmoy's Regiment of King James II. d. 9.13.1709 at the Battle of Malpaquet.

Captain . Charles O'Neill of Shane's Castle.

Henry O'Neill (Payne) served in the Army of William III. Assassinated in 1698 in Co. Mayo.

Brian O'Neill ( Son of Tiege O'Neill ) a mercenary in France and Portugal.


John O'Neill (Son of Teige and brother of Brian O'Neill) a mercenary in France and Portugal .

Major General. Aodh Dubh O'Neill d. 1650. Served in the Austrian Army.

General. John O'Neill "Count of Tyrone”, Served in the Spanish army in the Netherlands.

General. Owen Roe O'Neill, d. 1649. Served the in the Spanish army in the Netherlands. Commander of the Irish Confederate Forces in 1640's Irish Rebellion.

Colonel. Eoghan (Owen) O'Neill, served in France.

Officer Luaghadh (Lewis) O'Neil , served in France.

Colonel. Gordon O'Neill, Leader of the Ulster Jacobites.
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