Person:Thomas Crawford (58)

Captain Thomas Crawford, of Jordanhill
  1. Hugh Crawfurd, of Kilbirnie1526 - 1576
  2. Captain Thomas Crawford, of JordanhillAbt 1530 - 1603
  3. John Crawford, of Easter Greenock
  • HCaptain Thomas Crawford, of JordanhillAbt 1530 - 1603
  • WJanet KerrAbt 1530 -
  1. Hugh Crawford1586 - 1621
  2. Susanna Crawford
  3. David Crawford
Facts and Events
Name Captain Thomas Crawford, of Jordanhill
Gender Male
Birth[3][4] Abt 1530 Renfrewshire, Scotland
Death[3][4] 30 Dec 1603 Renfrewshire, Scotland

Captain Thomas Crawford

  • O\'Hart, John. Irish Landed Gentry When Cromwell Came to Ireland. (Dublin, Ireland: James Duffy and Sons, 1887), Page 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.
References
  1.   Patrick Hogue (Samples). The Samples / Semples Family.
  2.   O\'Hart, John. Irish Landed Gentry When Cromwell Came to Ireland. (Dublin, Ireland: James Duffy and Sons, 1887)
    Page 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.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Thomas Crawfurd, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.