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Edward Maxwell[1]


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  • Name Edward Maxwell 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I64044  My Genealogy

    Father John (6th Lord Herries of Terregles) Maxwell,   d. 1631 
    Mother Elizabeth Maxwell 
    Family ID F22394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Mary Maxwell
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F28724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • E Mail from Richard (Dolman) 27 October 2001

      "As for the Maxwell family. John Maxwell (died 1631) 6th Lord Herries hadson John 7th Lord Herries and 3rd Earl of Nithsdale. He had a brotherEdward (4th son of 6th ) his daughter Mary Maxwell married Thomas Irving,their son William Irving married Katherine Menzies....... This sonWilliam Irving is a 2nd cousin therefore to William 5th Earl Nithsdale9th Lord Herries.(As mentioned escaped from Tower of London). William5th, 's father was Robert 4th Earl and his father was the above John 7thLord Herries 3rd Earl Nithsdale who in 1667 suceeded by special remainderby his kinship and became 3rd Earl Nithsdale, this kinship from Robert1st Earl descended from Lord Maxwell 5th Lord Maxwell.
      I think you have all this. I have written quite a bit of the familyhistory for my friend taking the details from genealogical books of theLords of Scotland. Like Burkes Peerage etc."

      "From Mary Maxwell daughter of Edward 4th son as above, we follow downthrough her marriage to Thomas Irving, their son William marriedKatherine Menzies, a son of theirs, Thomas married Marion Corbet, theirson William Irving 1780-1855 mar. Sarah Burlton, thier son was WilliamRichard Irving 1814- 1874 mar. Josephine Fanny Gritton , their daughterJosephine Jepson Irving married Hastings Carter Draper, a daughterBeatrice Draper married Reginald Martin Watts, their son Basil BonninWatts 1901-1968 married Hilda Elsie Ellison their daughter GillianWatts married Robert Parkin. "

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.