Lady Jean CUNNINGHAM

Female - Aft 1605


Personal Information

  • Name Jean CUNNINGHAM 
    Prefix Lady 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1605 
    Person ID I19414  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2018 

    Father William CUNNINGHAM, ,6th Earl of Glencairn,   b. Abt 1530,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Janet GORDON, , of Lochinvar,   b. 1528,   d. 18 Nov 1596  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1549 
    • Details of the childrens births(including fathers name William ,mother Janet Gordon) ,and marriages were extracted from the book "A pairt of the life of lady Margaret Cuninghame ... that she had with her first husband,the Master of Evandale" . By Margaret Cuninghame (Lady.)The book contains family records ,and also letters from Lady Margaret Cunningham to her sister Anna,Marchioness Hamilton.It also contains a personal account of her disasterous first marriage to James Hamilton of Crawfordjohn ,including his illtreatment of her and their children. Her Will is also included. A very limited print of the original papers ,held by the family of Lady Margaret , and Sir Walter Scott,was undertaken by Charles Sharpe Kirkpatrick.
    Family ID F2829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sir George HALDANE, ,8th of Gleneagles,   d. 18 Oct 1574 
    Married 15 Feb 1572 
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F4538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sir Thomas KIRKPATRICK, ,of Closeburn and later Allisland.14th Laird of Closeburne,   b. Abt 1560,   d. Abt 1628  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1577 
    • This was Lady Jean's second marriage ,she was previously married to George Haldane, 8th of Gleneagles.

      In 1596 King James granted leave for Thomasand his eldest son Thomas(aged about 18 years) to depart for France,Flanders and other area's with his wife and family ,for a period of five years ,and placed a protection order over all Closeburn lands.Whether Thomas was removing his family due to concerns regarding their safety,exploring business opportunities,or on a mission for his King is not recorded.Also it is not known if the journey ever eventuated ,as his eldest son Thomas married Agnes Charteris in 1599 at Kirkmahoe.

      Despite the huge land tracts under their control ,the family finances and reputation were in tatters. His successor,Thomas,the eldest son , proved to be a belligerent son and extremely violent at times.
    Children 
     1. Sir Thomas KIRKPATRICK, ,15th Laird of Closeburne,   b. Abt 1578,   d. 1645  (Age ~ 67 years)
     2. John KIRKPATRICK,   b. Abt 1582, Closeburn , Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George KIRKPATRICK,   b. Abt 1584,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret KIRKPATRICK,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alexander KIRKPATRICK, ,of Barmure,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F2242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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