James Maitland (1718 - 1789) MP

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Birthplace: Haton, Midothian, Scotland
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About James Maitland

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James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale was born on 23 January 1718. He was the son of Charles Maitland, 6th Earl of Lauderdale and Lady Elizabeth Ogilvy. He married Mary Lombe, daughter of Sir Thomas Lombe and Mary Turner, on 24 April 1749. He died on 17 August 1789 at age 71.

James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount of Lauderdale, [S., 1616] on 15 July 1744.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Maitland of Thirlestane [S., 1590] on 15 July 1744.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Maitland [N.S., 1680] on 15 July 1744.3 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Lauderdale [S., 1624] on 15 July 1744.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount Maitland [S., 1624] on 15 July 1744.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Thirlestane and Boltoun [S., 1624] on 15 July 1744.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel between 1745 and 1765.1 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1747 and 1761.1

Children of James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale and Mary Lombe

  • Lady Hannah Maitland4 b. 24 Oct 1750, d. 16 Sep 1768
  • Lady Elizabeth Maitland+5 b. 18 Dec 1751
  • Valdave Charles Lauder Maitland, Viscount Maitland1 b. 14 Dec 1752, d. 5 Sep 1754
  • Lady Mary Julian Maitland+6 b. 26 Jul 1754, d. 2 Feb 1795
  • James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale+ b. 26 Jan 1759, d. 15 Sep 1839
  • Lt.-Gen. Sir Thomas Maitland1 b. 10 Mar 1760, d. 1824
  • John Maitland4 b. 3 Oct 1761, d. 8 Oct 1768
  • Lady Hannah Charlotte Maitland+7 b. 5 Nov 1762, d. 8 May 1804
  • General Hon. William Mordaunt Maitland+1 b. 12 Aug 1764, d. 24 Jun 1841
  • Lady Jane Maitland+8 b. 4 Jun 1769, d. 1 Jun 1833
  • Lady Isabel Anne Maitland4 b. 4 Jun 1772, d. 4 Sep 1858

Citations

  • [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2250. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  • [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 2249.
  • [S3508] Susan Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."
  • [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 224.
  • [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 573.
  • [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 343. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 1980.

-------------------- James Maitland Lauderdale was born in 1690 in Thirlstane Castle, Lauderdale, Berwickshire, Scotland. He immigrated in 1714 to , , , USA. He died on 17 Aug 1789 in , Sumner, Tn, USA. He was a Blacksmith and Farmer in Looney's Mill Creek, Augusta (Now Botetourt), VA, USA. It is likely that James Maitland lauderdale immigrated to Pennsylvania from Northern Ireland, from which he had relocacted from Cork, Scotland, in the early 1700;s, as one of the thousands of Scotish immigrants fleeing civil wars in Scotland and England. He was again forced to flee Ireland due to civil war there.

1744 James recorded the purchase of land from John Harrison on the South Branch of the James River. In 1749, he purchased 366 acres on Looney's Creek. In 1759, he purchased an item at an estate sale. In 1760, he posted a bond for David Looney. In 1768, he posted a bond for Margaret Looney, His daughter (widow of Peter Looney). In 1764, he was appointed a processioner of the waters of the James River and Catawba Creek. In 1767, during the French and Indian War, he was listed as a supernumerary (i.e., over age 50), which means he was born before 1717. In 1767, in Stephen Trigg (a merchant in Fincastle) vs James Lauderdale, he assumed a debt for his son James, who was then about 20. James provided supplies during the Revolutionary War. By 1795, when James Sr migrated with his son James Jr to Sumner County, TN, he had accumulated over 1100 acres on the James River, owned five slaves and had built a grand house which he sold to Henry Bowyer. He died shortly after the migration.

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James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale's Timeline

1718
January 17, 1718
Haton, Midothian, Scotland
1749
April 24, 1749
Age 31
1750
1750
Age 31
1751
1751
Age 32
halton
1752
1752
Age 33
1754
1754
Age 35
Halton
1759
January 26, 1759
Age 41
Halton
1759
Age 40
1761
1761
Age 42
1764
August 12, 1764
Age 46