David Lynn, Laird of Loch Linnh/Lynn
b.1640 Corkaugh, Donegal, Ireland
Facts and Events
From Genforum.com post:
The Lynns of Cunningham Dist, Ayrshire, Scotland were of the Boyd clan. According to web page appalachian home.tripod.com David was David Cameron, "Laird of Loch Linnhe" in Scotland. He was born betw 1640-1645 in Scotland. He was of the Presbyterian faith and was forced to flee Scotland for Ulster, Ireland due to religious persecution. He was known as David of Lynn. He's also been called William David Lynn.
David and Unknown wife had the following children:
NOTE: The following reference is incorrect! Margaret Lynn, wife of John Lewis was born in 1693, and has been identified as the daughter of William Lynn (above), and granddaughter of David Lynn (not his daughter).
There is a William Lyne in the 1654 survey of Ulster living in the parish of Clondevaddock, where the Pattons lived at Croaghan House, Tamney. I understand his father was Andrew Lynn born in Scotland c. 1620.
These references to Lines in Ayrshire include Andrew Linn who gave “sasine” of lands of Highless to the Laird of Hunterston in 1452 AD, Jhone of Leyn who witnessed a summons to court in 1495 AD, and Elizabeth (Bessie) Lyn, heiress of David Lyn, who is noted in receiving her father's estate in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland. (Source: The Surnames of Scotland, by George F. Black, New York Public Library, Actor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundation, 1946, pp. 446 -447)