John FitzPatrick, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory
He was the son of Richard FitzPatrick, 1st Baron Gowran, and Anne Robinson and educated at Queen's College, Oxford.  He succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Gowran in 1727 and his mother to the estates of Farmingwoods (now Fermyn Woods), Northamptonshire and Ampthill, Bedfordshire in 1744. He was created Earl of Upper Ossory in the Irish peerage on 5 October 1751.
He was MP for Bedfordshire from 1753 to 1758.
- John FitzPatrick, Lord Gowran, later 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory (1745–1818)
- The Hon. Richard FitzPatrick (24 January 1748 – 25 April 1813)
- The Lady Mary FitzPatrick (bef. 1751 – 6 October 1778), married the 2nd Baron Holland and had issue.
- The Lady Louisa FitzPatrick (1755 – 7 August 1789), married the 2nd Earl of Shelburne (later the 1st Marquess of Lansdowne) and had issue including Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne.
- "FITZPATRICK, John, 1st Earl of Upper Ossory [I] (?1719-58), of Ampthill, Beds". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
|Parliament of Great Britain|
Sir Danvers Osborn, Bt
| Member of Parliament for Bedfordshire
1753 – 1758
With: Thomas Alston
|Peerage of Ireland|
|New creation|| Earl of Upper Ossory
1751 – 1758
| Baron Gowran|
1727 – 1758