(About 1515-Before 1581)
DURHAM, Eufame 1
"Durham Eufame, sometime spouse to John Strachan, of Claypotts 21 Nov. 1581" 1
"The castle we know today (Claypotts Castle, Dundee) was built by a second John Strachan who married a Eufame Durham from a neighbouring estate. The couple had seven children and John Strachan had his own coat-of-arms (in the picture here - with his initials incorporated in it). John lived to enjoy his castle until 1593 and was succeeded by his son Gilbert and then his grandson, the third John Strachan."
1 Will or Testament, Commissariat of Edinburgh Register of Testaments 1514-1600.
2 Internet Site, Lands and Tower of Claypotts pdf by M.R.Apted (1954-1955).
3 National Records of Scotland, https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk Legal records - Wills and testaments.
Internet Site, http://www.rampantscotland.com/visit/blvisitclaypotts.htm.