- John Kane, with an address at the Castle, Mohill, is recorded as owning over 2000 acres in county Leitrim in the 1870s. His brother, the Rev. Francis Kane,rector of Fenagh, owned several townlands in the parish of Cloone, barony of Mohill in the 1850s. They were the sons of Nathaniel Kane of Dublin and Elizabeth Nisbett of Derrycarne, county Leitrim and were connected with the Kane family of Drumreaske, county Monaghan. Anne Hyde, sister of Douglas Hyde, first President of Ireland, was married to a John Kane of Mohill. She and her husband are buried with the Hyde family in the grounds of the former Church of Ireland in Frenchpark, county Roscommon.
- Rev. Arthur Hyde was rector of the Church of Ireland parish of Kilmactranny, county Sligo and later Frenchpark, county Roscommon. He was the father of Douglas Hyde, first president of Ireland.