Christian Crawford, "Christina"

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Christian Crawford, "Christina"

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Wife of James Moodie, seventh Laird of Melsetter
Mother of Benjamin Moodie, eighth Laird of Melsetter

Managed by: Brendan Marlow Swemmer
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About Christian Crawford, "Christina"

'A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort' by John McGregor. (pp 41-44):

Daughter and heiress of Alexander Crawford of Kerse, Ayrshire (and widow of William Ballenden of Stenness) the second wife of Capt James Moodie, seventh Laird of Melsetter, was "somewhat of a character and a lady of strong passions" who resided alternately at Aikerness House, Evie, and at Melsetter. She managed the estate during her son's minority and she "ruled with a rod of iron" in the difficult times of being "a woman guardian of the fortunes of a Hanovrian family in a Jacobite country". She was still living on 17 April 1749.

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