Marie Leslie

Brief Life History of Marie

When Marie Leslie was born in 1655, in Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland, her father, General David Leslie 1st Lord of Newark, was 56 and her mother, Anna Jean Yorke, was 25. She married Sir Francis Kinloch , 2nd Baronet Kinloch on 29 April 1675, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 March 1748, in Edinburgh, Scotland, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Sir Francis Kinloch , 2nd Baronet Kinloch
1656–1699
Marie Leslie
1655–1748
Marriage: 29 April 1675
Sir Francis Kinloch , 3rd Baronet Kinloch
1676–1747
Jean Kinloch
1685–1726
David Kinloch
1677–
Anna Kinloch
1682–
Archbald Killoch
1686–
Magdalen Kinloch
1689–1781
Elizabeth Kinloch
1694–
Janet Kinloch
1706–

Sources (23)

  • Mary Leslie im Eintrag für Anna Kinloch, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Maray Leslie, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Mary Leslie in entry for James Baronet Kinloch, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a barony in Aberdeenshire, which is first recorded c. 1180 in the form Lesslyn, of obscure origin. Leslie in Fife is said to be named for this place; in some cases the surname may come from there.

English: from the Middle English female personal name Lecelin, a double diminutive of Lece. See Leece and Lesley .

History: The Scottish Clan Leslie claims descent from Bartolf, a Hungarian nobleman who came to Scotland in 1068 or 1070 in the retinue of Queen Margaret. She was an English princess who had been born and brought up in Hungary and who went on to marry King Malcolm III of Scotland. Members of the clan have held several titles in the peerage of Scotland, including Earl of Rothes (from 1437).

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

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