Sir Hugh Kennedy

1500–16 August 1565 (Age 65)
Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland

The Life of Hugh

When Sir Hugh Kennedy was born in 1500, in Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland, his father, Alexander Kennedy, was 37 and his mother, Lady Margaret Campbell, was 25. He married Lady Janet Stewart in 1530, in Scotland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 16 August 1565, in Tofts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 65.

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Sir Hugh Kennedy
Lady Janet Stewart
Marriage: 1530
Sir Gilbert Kennedy Lord Of Girvanmains
Elizabeth Kennedy
Lady Margaret Kennedy of Girvanmains

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    Lady Margaret Campbell




Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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  • Hugh Kennedy, 2nd of Girvan Mains d. Yes, date unknown: MacFarlane Clan & Families Genealogy
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015

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