Tackaberry Family Genealogy Forum
The following appeared as written in THE IRISH GENEALOGIST (date unknown).
276. Taccaberry, Robert, Ballynasilloge (N)
According to information kindly supplied by Mr. James Godkin of Kemptville, Ontario, the progenitor of this family (which became numerous near the Wexford/Wicklow border) was John Tackaberry, bapt. Pillaton, Cornwall (where the name also appears as Tackaberie, Taggaber, Taccaber and Thegeabeare), sons of Nicholas and Grace. He m. Margaret Doyle at St. Michael's, Dublin, 29 Aug 1656, and his name appears on the 1669 Hearth Tax Roll of the parish of Arklow, co. Wicklow. His sons included John, of Tomagaddy,P.Monamolin, barony of Gorey, co. Wexford in 1738 (the will of John T of Tomagaddy was p.Ferns 1752); Nathaniel, of Ballybanoge, P.Arklow, in 1710, who d. 1725 (the will of his widow Elizabeth is in EUSTACE, Vol.I,p. 254); and Robert, of Bolendrush, near Carnew, co.Wicklow, in 1720. Ballinasilloge is also in P.Monamolin, immediately adjacent to Tomagaddy: and Robert T (no.276) presumably belonged to the Tomagaddy branch. By 1836, when Lord Mount Norris sold off his Ballycanew estate (see: Mount Norris Auction Rental, 1836: Incumbered Estates Court, Box 835; Michael Thunder Estates), Farms on the townland of Tomagaddy were held, on leases dating from 1792 by Fossy Tackaberry (for the lives of John T, aged 23, George T, aged 19, and William T, aged 16); Robert T (for the lives of Benjamin T his son, aged 23, Benjamin the son of William T of Ballinasilloge aged 12, and Robert the son of Richard T of Ballinacarageen aged 10);