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Families covered: Cuninghame of Carlung, Cuninghame of Corsehill (Corshill), Montgomery-Cuninghame of Corsehill, Cuninghame of Watterstoun

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Andrew Cuninghame, 1st of Corsehill in Stewarton, Ayrshire (d 1544-5)
m. Margaret Cunninghame (dau of Cunninghame of Polmaise)
1. Cuthbert Cuninghame, 2nd of Corsehill (d 1575)
  m. Maud Cunningham (dau of John Cunningham of Aiket)
  A. Patrick Cuninghame, 3rd of Corsehill (d 1588)
B. Alexander Cuninghame, 4th of Corsehill (d 05.1646)
  Crawfurd identifies Alexander's wife as Anne, dau of John Crawfurd of Kilbirny, but BP1934 & TSP & Paterson, which show that spouse 2 generations later, identify this Alexander's wife as as ...
  m. Marion (sb Mary?) Porterfield (dau of William Porterfield of that ilk and Duchal)
  i. Alexander Cuninghame, 5th of Corsehill (d c1667)
  m. Mary Houstoun (dau of John Houstoun of that ilk)
a. Alexander Cuninghame, 6th of Corsehill (dvp 1646)
  This Alexander does not appear in BP1934 but is mentioned in TSP (Glencairn) whilst Crawfurd, supported by TCB, reports that he dvp.
  m. Anna Crawford (dau of John Crawford of Kilbirnie)
  (1) Sir Alexander Cuninghame, 1st Bart of Corsehill (b c1643, d by 03.1685)
  m. (c1665) Mary Stewart (dau of John Stewart of Blackhall by Mary Stirling)
(A) Sir Alexander Cuninghame, 2nd Bart of Corsehill (d 1730)
  m. (1686) Margaret Boyle (dau of John Boyle of Kelburne (by Maria Stewart), sister of David, 1st Earl of Glasgow)
  (i) Sir David Cuninghame, 3rd Bart of Corsehill (d 1770-1)
  Crawfurd identifies David's wife Penelope as dau of George Montgomery of Kirktonholm, Paterson as Penelope, niece/heir of Sir Walter Montgomerie of Skelmorlie. BP1934 & TCB identify her as ...
  m. Penelope Montgomery (dau of Alexander Montgomery of Assloss by Margaret Montgomery)
(a) Alexander Cuninghame 'of Kirktonholme' (dvp 1770)
  m. Elizabeth Montgomery (dau of David (not Sir Neil) Montgomery of Lainshaw, sister/heir of James, m2. J. Beaumont)
  ((1)) Sir Walter Montgomery-Cuninghame, 4th Bart of Corsehill (d unm 03.1814)
  ((2)) Sir David Montgomery-Cuninghame, 5th Bart of Corsehill (d unm 11.1814)
  ((3)) Sir James Montgomery-Cuninghame, 6th Bart of Corsehill (d 03.1837, 5th son) had issue
  m. (1802) Jessie Cuming (dau of Thomas Cuming of Edinburgh)
  ((4)) Elizabeth Montgomery-Cuninghame (d young)
  Sometimes confused with her half-sister Elizabeth Beaumont.
  ((5))+ other issue (d unm or young) - Eglinton, Alexander, Henry Drumlanrig, Anne
  (b) Margaret Cuninghame
  m. _ Craig
(c)+ other issue - David (had issue, in Jamaica), Walter
  (B) Mary Cuninghame
  m. _ Craufurd of Dalegle (Dalleagles)
  (C) Elizabeth Cuninghame
  b. Cuthbert Cuninghame of Cockilbie
  c. Elizabeth Cunningham
  BP1934 shows the Elizabeth who married James Dunlop as of the generation earlier but we accept the suggestion in Commoners (vol i, Dunlop of that ilk), suported by Paterson, that she was of this generation.
  m. James Dunlop of Dunlop
ii. Cuthbert Cuninghame not mentioned by Paterson
  iii. David Cuninghame of Dalbeith mentioned only by Paterson
  m. Margaret Cuninghame
  a. Jean Cuninghame
  m. _ Cuninghame of Aiket
  b. Elanour Cuninghame
  m. John Craufurd of Craufurdland
  c. Janet Cuninghame
  m. _ Blair of Adamton
  iv. Elizabeth Cuninghame
  m. John Craufurd, younger of Craufurdland (b c1591, dvp 1612)
  As reported above, BP1934 shows an Elizabeth of this generation as having married James Dunlop. Instead, we assume that this was the Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Cunningham of Corsehill, who married John Craufurd.
  v. Margaret Cuninghame shown a generation later by Paterson
  m. James Stuart, 1st of Torrance
  vi. Jonet Cuninghame mentioned by Paterson
  C.+ other issue - Jean, Margaret



Hugh Cunningham of Watterstoun
Paterson notes that another source (Robertson) "supposes that there was another, Hugh, in succession ... but this was probably the first Hugh" and reports that "The next we find mentioned" was this Hugh's presumed son ...
1. Archibald Cuninghame of Watterstoune possibly father of ...
  A. Robert Cunynghame of Watterstone (d before 12.1622)
i. Alexander Cuninghame of Watterstoune (d before 18.02.1658)
  m. Jean Porterfield (dau of William Porterfield of that ilk, m2. Sir William Mure) probably wife of this Alexander, possibly mother of ...
  a. Alexander Cuninghame of Carlung (d before 18.03.1664)
  m. (c1640) ?? Hunter (dau of Patrick Hunter of Hunterstoun)
  b. Joseph Cuninghame of Carlung (d before 11.06.1674)
  c. Henry Cuninghame of Carlung (d before 1704)
  m. Dorothea Hunter (dau of Patrick Hunter of Hunterstoun)
  (1) James Cuninghame of Carlung
  (2) Alexander Cuninghame of Carlung (dsps)
  m. (c1728) Margaret Wallace
  (3) Henry Cuninghame of Carlung (d unm)
  (4) Marion Cuninghame of Carlung
  m. John Boyd (of family of Pitcon)
  (5) Anna Cuninghame
  m. Robert Fullarton of Overton
  (6) 6 sons + 4 daughters
  b. Elizabeth Cuninghame
  m. Robert Boyd of Portincross (d 03.1634)
  ii.+ other issue - Jean, Sarah

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BP1934 ('Cuninghame of Corsehill') with some support from TSP ('Glencairn'), Crawfurd (Renfrewshire, Robertson, p400), TCB (vol 4, 'Cuninghame or Cuningham of Corsehill', p285+), 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p459+)
(2) For lower section : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p143+)
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