About Adam Murray, of Cardon
Adam MURRAY of Cardon
Adam MURRAY, the son of John MURRAY and Jonet HOWIESON, was born about 23 April 1620 in Edinburgh. Adam became the progenitor of the MURRAYs of Cardon (see Cardon House at right) which is in the Glenholm Parish, of Peeblesshire. Adam married Jean FLEMING about 24 January 1645. Jean was the daughter of Malcolm FLEMING and Helen BRUCE and the 3rd Great-Grand daughter of King James the IV of Scotland. Adam MURRAY died about 1669 at Cardon.
Children of Adam MURRAY and Jean FLEMING:
i. Helen MURRAY, was born about 1646. She married Alexander BERTRAM who was born about 1651 and died 20 March 1729 at Nisbet in the Coulter Parish of Lanarkshire. Helen MURRAY died about 1694, at Nisbet.
ii. John MURRAY, d. 25 Mar 1679.
iii. William MURRAY, d. about Apr 1686.
iv. James MURRAY, apprenticed to Patrick HEPBURNE, Edinburgh merchant, on 23 February 1676.
v. Lilias MURRAY
vi. Margaret MURRAY, d. 21 Nov 1694.
vii. Jane MURRAY.