Person:Susanna Crawford (1)

Susanna Crawford
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Name Susanna Crawford
Gender Female
  1.   O\'Hart, John. Irish Landed Gentry When Cromwell Came to Ireland. (Dublin, Ireland: James Duffy and Sons, 1887)
    Pages 48 to 52.

    Captain Thomas Crawfurd, of Jordanhill, became heir to the baronetcy of Sir John Crawfurd of Kilbirnie, who died without male issue, leaving two daghters: 1. Anne, m. to Sir Archibald Steuart, of Blackhall; 2. Margaret, m. to Hon. Patrick, second son of John, 17th Earl of Crawfurd, and 10th Lord Lindsay of the Byres, (who assumed the name of Crawford on succeeding to Kilbirnie, and whose son, John Lindsay Crawford, of Kilburnie, was created Viscount Gurnock in 1703.) Capt. Thomas Crawford was commander of the young King’s forces, and on many occasions distinuguished himself in battle. On the 2nd April, 1572, he took the castle of Dunbarton, then held by Lord Fleming, and deemed impregnable. The elder branches of the family still use the crest Dunbarton Castle, with the motto Ex pugnavi, as distinction commemorating this event. He m. first Marion, dau. of Sir John Colquhoun, of Luss, Dowager of Robert, master of Boyd, by whom he had one dau. Marion, m. to Sir John Fairley of that ilk. He m. secondly, Janet, dau. of Robert Ker, of Kersland, Ayrshire, by whom he had two sons and one daughter:

    1. David, who succeeding to his mother’s estate took the name of Ker.
    2. Hew, his heir.
    3. Susanna, married to Colin Campbell of Ellengreg.