Female 1605 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Jean HAMILTON 
    Born 1605 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I22503  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2020 

    Father James HAMILTON, ,of Crawfordjohn,Master of Evandale,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret CUNNINGHAME,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Jan 1598 
    • James was a brutal and self centred husband,virtually abandoning Margaret ,almost immediately after their wedding , and leaving her with her parents.He provided no clothing , accommodations , or luxuries of any kind for her , but spent vast amounts on trips to France , living a very lavish lifestyle,and only seeing her on rare occasions. He would continually desert his family to persue his own pleasures ,his wife and children being left destitute, and reliant on her parents and friends for food and clothing. He would eventually resort to boarding in one of his servants houses ,virtually penniless from his wastrel lifestyle,eventually being excommunicated for slaughter and adultery with Jannet Campbell.

      Margaret wrote her Will/Testament on 2nd October1622 ,sending a copy to to her sister Anna,Lady Marquise of Hamilton, beseeching Anna and her husband,the 2nd Marquise of Hamilton, to take gaurdianship of her young children.

      Ref: A pairt of the life of lady Margaret Cuninghame ... that she had with her first husband,the Master of Evandale . By Margaret Cuninghame (lady.)
    Divorced Abt 1609 
    Family ID F4050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sir James MAXWELL, ,1st Baronet of Calderwood.,   d. 1667 
    • This was James third marriage - he was the son of Jeans mothers 2nd husband
     1. William MAXWELL, ,2nd Baronet of Calderwood.,   b. Abt 1640,   d. 1703  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F1049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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