When Robert Logan - First Baron of Restairg was born in 1345, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Sir John Logan, Knight, was 25 and his mother, Eleanor Giles Somerville, was 15. He married Princess Katherine Stewart Princess of Scotland in 1365, in Scotland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Logan (Ayrshire) or from some other minor place of this name.
Irish: from Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’, a personal name (earlier spelled Lothchán) of unexplained etymology. See also Duck .
History: James Logan (1674–1751), an Ulster Scot and a Quaker, born in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland, became secretary to William Penn and held high office in the state of PA. Among his descendants have been numbered several prominent statesmen. KY pioneer Benjamin Logan moved with his parents from West Pennsborough Township, Cumberland County, PA, to Augusta County, VA, in 1740.
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