John Maxwell of Collignaw
John Maxwell of Collignaw
Susanna Maxwell
(-1677)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Robert Maxwell of Castlemilk
2. John Carruthers 4th Laird of Dormont

Susanna Maxwell 134

  • Marriage (1): Robert Maxwell of Castlemilk before 1668 in Scotland
  • Marriage (2): John Carruthers 4th Laird of Dormont about 1668 in Dumfries, Scotland
  • Died: 1677, Dumfries, Scotland
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bullet  General Notes:

John Carruthers, fourth Laird of Dormont, married probably in 1668/9 firstly Susanna, only daughter and heir of the deceased John Maxwell of Collignaw and relict of Robert Maxwell, eldest son to John Maxwell of Castle milk. She must have been a considerable heiress, for on January 18, 1669, as heir to her grandfather, John Maxwell of Collignaw, she infeft John
Carruthers, then younger of Dormont, apparently in marriage (though he is not described as her husband), in a number of lands in the Stewartry. Susanna died in 1677, leaving an only daughter Janet Carruthers, who was served as heir general to her mother in 1705. Her father gave a discharge for a wadset on the lands of Colli gnaw in 1699 under decreet at instance of Lady Mary Maxwell. Janet married firstly Alexander Johnstone of Elshieshields, as his second wife, and secondly at some date prior to 1706, James Maxwell, younger of Barncleuch . 2424


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Susanna married Robert Maxwell of Castlemilk, son of John Maxwell of Castlemilk and Unknown, before 1668 in Scotland. (Robert Maxwell of Castlemilk was born in Scotland and died in Scotland.)


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Susanna next married John Carruthers 4th Laird of Dormont, son of John Carruthers of Dormont and Katherine Herries, about 1668 in Dumfries, Scotland. (John Carruthers 4th Laird of Dormont was born about 1640 in Dormont, Dalton, Dumfries, Scotland and died in 1725.)




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