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  • ID: I59048
  • Name: William Stewart
  • Suffix: 2nd of Dunduff 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1520 2
  • Death: BEF 29 FEB 1580 3
  • Residence: Dunduff, Maybole, Ayr
  • LVG: 1558
  • Note: 1 2 2 3

    First Stewart found in possession of Dunduff.
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    He was generally known as William Dunduff, otherwise Stewart, as stated in Paterson's HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF AYR, 1874. His ancestry is still obscure. He may have been descended from the red-bearded John Stewart of Dundonald, brother of Mary, the wife of Sir James Kennedy.

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    See:
    Stewart Clan Magazine
    v.38-43 1960-1966
    1960 (?) p141
    ?Stewart Families in the north of Ireland: William Stewart, Laird of Dunduff?
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    William Stewart 2nd Laird of Dunduff, born circa 1520. First notice of William is in a charter by the abbot of Crosraguel on February 1, 1547 where he is listed as William lord Dunduff Younger of that Ilk. He is witness to the discharge by Quintin Kennedy abbot of Crosraguel to the earl of Cassillis of all the goods of William?s 1st cousin once removed, the late Abbott William Kennedy. And in the year 1552 he inherits Dunduff by instrument of sasine.
    William?s name appears in the list of assize at a criminal trial in 1558. The following year William Stewart 2nd Laird of Dunduff had a crown charter of the lands of Mekill Sallathane from Queen Mary August 29, 1559. William married Elizabeth Corry daughter of Thomas Corry of Thomaston castle. He died before February 29, 1580.
    He was the father of?
    I. Matthew Stewart 3rd Laird of Dunduff born about 1560 died before 1609. Had issue, see below.
    II. George Stewart, Murdered by John Glendoning of Drumrasche on September 21st, 1601.
    Charter by the abbot of Crosraguel on February 1, 1547
    Crown charter of the lands of Mekill Sallathane: from Queen Mary August 29, 1559.
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    ANy connection:
    Archibald Stewart of Fintallock Wigtownshire Scotland +/- 1565, had 1. William Stewart of Mount Stewart born about 1592 in Dunduffe Maybole, Wigtown Scotland, married Frances Newcomen.
    (Raymond Montgomery <jmontinc@juno.com> )
    [The one who married Frances Newcomen was Sir William Stewart, 1st Bart of Ramelton and Newton Stewart (d before 28.07.1647).]
  • _UID: C04AFD4B552249558B9807EFB1F825509EDF
  • Change Date: 27 JUL 2009



    Father: William Stewart
    Mother: Isobel Ker

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Corry
    • Married: BEF AUG 1559 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Matthew Stewart b: abt 1545 or 1560?

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: History of the County of Ayr: With a Genealogical Account of the Families of ...
      Author: James Paterson
    2. Text: Stewart Clan Magazine
      July 1960, p141
      ?Stewart Families in the north of Ireland: William Stewart, Laird of Dunduff?
    3. Text: Douglas Martin Stewart
      http://theroyalhouseofstewart.com/descendants_of_the_royal_house_of_stewart_013.htm
      dstewart2@theroyalhouseofstewart.com
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