Thomas Urquhart of Fischerie, Sheriff of Cromarty

1476–1557 (Age 81)
Cromarty, Cromartyshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Urquhart of Fischerie, Sheriff of Cromarty was born in 1476, in Cromarty, Cromartyshire, Scotland, his father, Alexander Urquhart, 6th of Cromarty, was 32 and his mother, Mary Katherine Ogilvy, was 22. He married Helen Abernethy in 1495, in Cromarty, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1557, in his hometown, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cromarty, Cromartyshire, Scotland.

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Thomas Urquhart of Fischerie, Sheriff of Cromarty
Helen Abernethy
Marriage: 1495
William Urquhart 4th Laird of Burdsyards
Alexander Urquhart
John Urquhart
Elizabeth Urquhart of Cromarty
Henry Urquhart
David Urquhart
Thomas Urquhart
Arthur Urquhart
James Urquhart
Agnes Urquhart

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    1495Cromarty, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Ross and Cromarty): habitational name from any of various places in Scotland so called, notably the barony of Urquhart (Inverness), or places in Ross and Cromarty, Morayshire, and Fife. All are thought to derive from Pictish ar ‘on, by’ + Pictish carden ‘enclosure’ or ‘wood, copse’. Some bearers of this name trace their descent from William de Urchard, who fought for Robert the Bruce between 1297 and 1328.

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