Lady Agnes Keith Countess of Moray

14 July 1530–16 July 1588 (Age 58)
Dunnottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Agnes

When Lady Agnes Keith Countess of Moray was born on 14 July 1530, in Dunnottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland, her father, Sir William Keith 4th Earl of Marischal, was 23 and her mother, Lady Margaret Douglas of Inverugie, was 19. She married James Stewart 1st Earl of Moray on 8 February 1562, in Holyrood, Midlothian, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 16 July 1588, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 58, and was buried in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Colin Campbell 6th Earl of Argyll
Lady Agnes Keith Countess of Moray
Marriage: 26 February 1571
Lady Jean Campbell of Argyll
Archibald Gruamach Campbell 7th Earl of Argyll
Colin Campbell I

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    26 February 1571Scotland
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    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. The placename is derived from British Celtic cait- ‘wood’. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout, offspring’.History: George Keith (c. 1638–1716), born at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, came to NJ in or before 1685. In 1689 he settled in Philadelphia, where he became headmaster of the school now called the William Penn Charter School. He came into sharp collision with the Quaker leaders in PA and formed a separatist party known as the Christian Quakers, popularly known as ‘Keithians’.

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

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    THOMAS GRAVES b 1584

    BIOGRAPHY Biography According to the Graves Family Association, no record of the marriage of Captain Thomas Graves has been found. He married a Katherine, whose last name may have been Croshaw[1 …

    Sources (19)

    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
    • Agnes Keith Campbell, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-22

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