James Fetherstonhaugh is the son of Thomas Fetherstonhaugh and Mary Nugent.2 He married Margaret Steele, daughter of Sir Richard Steele, 1st Bt., in 1788. James Fetherstonhaugh lived at Bracklyn Castle, County Westmeath, Ireland.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Westmeath in 1784.

Children of James Featherstone and Margaret SteeleEdit

  1. Charlotte Fetherstone
  2. Harriett Fetherstone
  3. Margaret Anne Fetherstone (1788-1871)' ' - married Sir Thomas Chapman, 2nd Baronet of Killua Castle
  4. Thomas James Fetherstone (1790-1853)
  5. Richard Steele Fetherstone (1795-1834) - his daughter (Maria) would marry to Margaret's son, Sir Benjamin James Chapman.
  6. Reverend John Fetherstone (1796-1874)