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LUMSDEN, Alexander of Clova
(About 1570-1626)
IRVINE, Christian
(About 1595-)
LEITH, John of Bucharn and of New Leslie
(About 1588-)
FORBES, Marjorie
(About 1587-)
LUMSDEN, Robert 7th of Cushnie
(About 1625-)
LEITH, Agnes
(About 1625-)
LUMSDEN, Alexander 8th of Cushnie


Family Links

1. DUGUID, Jean
2. LEITH, Elizabeth

LUMSDEN, Alexander 8th of Cushnie 1 2

  • Born: 1645 1
  • Marriage (1): DUGUID, Jean 21 November 1669(contract) marriage 21 December 1669 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1
  • Marriage (2): LEITH, Elizabeth on 13 April 1676 2

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Alexander married Jean DUGUID, daughter of Francis DUGUID 7th of Auchinhove and Elizabeth SETON, 21 November 1669(contract) marriage 21 December 1669 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 (Jean DUGUID was born about 1651 and died on 14 June 1675 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"XIII. Alexander Lumsden of Cushnie, born 1645, married (1) Jean, second daughter of Francis Duguid of Auchenhove."

"On a charter of the Earl of Rothes, dated 1624, is a note by Alexander of the date of his marriage, 21st December, 1669. Then follow the births of Margaret, 1670; Robert, 1672 (died 1675); Elizabeth, 1673; Hondrotta, 1675 (died same year). Then : 'My dear wyf departed from me to her eternal rest upon Monday,' 14th June, 1675."

from Families of Lumsden 1

Alexander next married Elizabeth LEITH, daughter of Unknown LEITH of Whitehaugh and Unknown, on 13 April 1676.2 (Elizabeth LEITH was born about 1655 and died by 17 June 1730 2.)

  Marriage Notes:

relict of Alexander Lumsden of Cushny
Testament Testamentar and Inventory
Aberdeen Commissary Court

from Wills and Testaments

" .... he (Alexander Lumsden) speedily consoled himself, for 'Alexander Lumsden and Elizabeth Leith were married upon the 13th April, 1676.' She was a daughter of Leith of Whitehaugh, and bore him three sons and a daughter - Ann, b. 1 677 ; John, b. 1679 ; Ludovic, b. 1680 ; and David, b. 1683."

from Families of Lumsden 1 2


1 e-books, Memorials of the Families of Lumsdaine, Lumisden or Lumsden by H.W. Lumsden (1889).

2 National Records of Scotland, Legal records - Wills and testaments.

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