Cuninghame Genealogy 1479-1917

Commencing with Family of William Cuninghame.

Who would have been 7th Laird of Craigends.  

But for his death preceding that of his father .

 

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
- - William CUNINGHAME Head Y   Died in 1636 leaving an heir. Married in 1622
Elizabeth Napier Wife   Y Daughter of John Napier of Merchiston. Father credited with invention of logarithms. Married 29th Jan 1483-4
Alexander CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as 7th Laird of Craigends. Born 1626. First grandson to take the title.
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Laird of Bootstown. Married Anna Montgomerie of Skelmorlie.
John CUNINGHAME Son Y   Lived in Northern Ireland in County Antrim.  
Archibald CUNINGHAME Son Y   Merchant in Dantzie.  
Jean CUNINGHAME daug   Y Married John Maxwell of Dargavel  
Anne CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married [1] John Shaw of Bargarran. Married [2] James Hamilton of Overshiels.
Elizabeth CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married [1] John Maxwell of Southbar. Married [2] James Brisbane of Selvieland.

7th Laird of Craigends

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1647 1690 Alexander CUNINGHAME Head Y   7th Laird of Craigends  
Janet CUNINGHAME Wife   Y Daughter of William Cuninghame of Auchinyards. Was a cousin of her husband.
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as 8th Laird of Craigends Born 1646
Margaret CUNINGHAME Daug   Y    
Elizabeth CUNINGHAME Daug   Y Married George Houston of Johnstone and had 15 children. Married 23rd September 1671
Rebecca CUNINGHAME Daug   Y Married John Hamilton of Grange.  
Janet CUNINGHAME Daug   Y Married John Alexander of Blackhouse.  
Marion CUNINGHAME Daug   Y Married Alexander Porterfield of Fulwood. Born 21st August 1659
Anna CUNINGHAME Daug   Y Anna died 28th January 1694  

8th Laird of Craigends

Laird From End Date First Name Surname Rel to head Sex Note 1 Note 2
M F
1690 1727 William CUNINGHAME Head Y   8th Laird of Craigends Served as member of Scottish Parliament
Anne RUTHVEN Wife   Y Daughter of Lord Ruthven. Married 22nd April 1673. Relic of Sir William Cuninghame of Cuninghamhead
Christian COLQUHOUN 2nd Wife   Y Daughter of Sir John Colqhoun of Luss. Married 16th April 1689 in Edinburgh
Alexander CUNINGHAME Son Y   Succeeded as 9th Laird of Craigends Born 7th March 1690
William CUNINGHAME Son Y   Born 3rd March 1693. Married [1] Martha Robson. Merchant in Glasgow & Jamaica.Their daughter married 10th Laird. Married [2] Agnes Campbell of Houston.
James CUNINGHAME Son Y   Died unmarried in 1744  
John CUNINGHAME Son Y   Born 25th March 1694, Kilbarchan Parish.    
Lilias CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married Thomas Wallace of Cairnhill. Born 17th August 1691
Janet CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Born 3rd July 1696. Died unmarried.
Magdalen CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married Mungo Campbell of Netherplace. Born 13th February 1698.
Elizabeth CUNINGHAME Dau   Y Married Gabriel Porterfield of Hapland.  

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