Marion Lamie

about 1625–3 November 1649 (Age 24)

The Life of Marion

Marion Lamie was born about 1625, in Ireland. She married Adam Thomas Boyd on 3 November 1649, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 3 November 1649, in Ayrshire, Scotland, at the age of 24.

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Adam Thomas Boyd
Marion Lamie
Marriage: 3 November 1649
John Boyd Sr.

Spouse and Children

3 November 1649
Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


World Events (2)


Age 16

Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands, later joined by Old English Catholics in Ireland. Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English. English settlers were driven out of Ulster. Catholics hold 59% of land in Ireland.

Age 24

The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Lamey 1.2 Possibly French (L'Amie), from l'amie ‘the (female) friend’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Marion Lamie in entry for Margret Boyd, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Marioun Boyd in entry for Johne Boyd, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marion Lamie - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Marion Lamie

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