Sir John Kennedy of Dunure, 2nd Lord Kennedy

12 October 1436–24 July 1508 (Age 71)
Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland

The Life of John

When Sir John Kennedy of Dunure, 2nd Lord Kennedy was born on 12 October 1436, in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Gilbert Kennedy 1st Lord Kenndy, was 31 and his mother, Lady Catherine Maxwell, was 28. He married Elizabeth Errol in 1446, in Bonnyton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 24 July 1508, in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland, at the age of 71, and was buried in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Family Time Line

Sir John Kennedy of Dunure, 2nd Lord Kennedy
1436–1508
Lady Elizabeth Gordon
1451–1500
Marriage: 12 July 1471
Margaret Jane Kennedy 'Lady Stewart' 'Countess Castledown'
1472–1542
Elizabeth Kennedy
1472–1573
John Kennedy
1474–1513
Andrew Kennedy
1474–
William Kennedy
1480–1580
Janet Kennedy Lady Bothwell
1476–1545
Margaret Tudor
1476–1548
Robert Kennedy
1477–
Alexander Kennedy 1st of Girvan Mains
1478–1508
Helen Kennedy
1482–1575
Janet Kennedy Lady Bothwell
1493–1543

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 July 1471
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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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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https://www.blackfamilygenealogy.org/john-2nd-lord-kennedy-b-1436-and-elizabeth-montgomerie-b-1440/

Cassillis House is a largely 19th century mansion, built around an earlier castle, that was traditionally the seat of the Kennedy clan. The lands of Castlys, or Cassillis, were first owned by the Mont …

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  • John Kennedy, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Wikipedia
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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