Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I703
  • Name: John ?The Fiar? Campbell
  • Suffix: 13th Thane of Cawdor
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: JUN 1654 1
  • Occupation: A ?wretched lunatic? 2
  • Note: 3 2 1

    His son Colin predeceased him in 1647, of the plague contracted while at Glasgow University, so his two daughters were ?co heirs to the old Thanes of Cawdor.?
    Not ancestor of the present Earl Cawdor - they descend from John?s nephew Hugh.
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    MP Nairnshire.
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    A ?wretched lunatic?, certified insane in 1639.
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    Appears to have spent his latter days at Islay.
  • _UID: 760B9A89C0CB44E68BAE9A707552CA2F5C50
  • Change Date: 6 JAN 2009



    Father: John Campbell b: ABT 1576 in Cawdor, Nairnshire, Scotland
    Mother: Jean Campbell b: in Glenorchy, Lorn, Argyll, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Urquhart b: ABT 1607
    • Married: 1622 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Jean Campbell

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Book of the Thanes of Cawdor
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1859
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Cawdor Castle Guide Book
      Author: 6th Earl Cawdor
      Date: 1998
    3. Type: Book
      Periodical: Burke?s Landed Gentry Scotland
      Date: 2001
      Title: Burke?s Landed Gentry Scotland Online
      URL: www.burkes-peerage.net
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