Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh

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Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh

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Birthplace: Roxburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Death: Died in Roxburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehirst and Janet Kerr
Husband of Katherine Houston; Katherine Kerr and Anne Stewart
Father of James Kerr; James Kerr; Sir Andrew Kerr, Master of Jedburgh; Lias Kerr and Margaret Kerr
Brother of Julien Ker; William Kirkaldy of Grange, 10th Baron of Ferniehurst; NN Kerr; Unknown Kerr; Mary carr and 2 others
Half brother of Sir James Kerr, of Oxnam and Crailing; Ann Elphinstone, Lady Balmerinoch; Robert Carr, 1st and last Earl of Somerset and Thomas Kerr

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About Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh

http://www.thepeerage.com/p1224.htm

Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh was the son of Sir Thomas Kerr of Ferniehirst and Janet Kirkaldy.

A contract for the marriage of Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh and Anna Stewart was signed on 20 October 1584. He married, secondly, Katherine McCulloch circa 2 July 1621.

He died after 20 April 1633, without surviving male issue.

  • He held the office of Heriditary Baillie of Jedbergh Forest.
  • He held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber in February 1584/85.
  • He was invested as a Knight before 1604.
  • He was created 1st Lord Jedburgh [Scotland] on 2 February 1621/22, with special remainder to his heirs male and successors in the family of Ferniehurst bearing the name and arms of Kerr.
  • He lived at Ferniehirst, Midlothian, Scotland.

Children of Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh and Anna Stewart

  • Andrew Kerr, Master of Jedburgh d. 20 Dec 1628
  • Lilias Kerr
  • Margaret Kerr
  • Mary Kerr
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Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh's Timeline

1565
1565
Roxburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland
1584
October 20, 1584
Age 19
1598
1598
Age 33
UK
1598
Age 33
Dunfermline, Fife, UK
1621
July 2, 1621
Age 56
1633
April 20, 1633
Age 68
Roxburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland
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