Sir Francis Grant of Monymusk, 1st Baronet, Lord Cullen

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Francis Grant

Birthplace: Ballintomb, Highland, United Kingdom
Death: Died
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Son of Archibald Grant of Ballintomb
Husband of Sarah Fordyce and Jean Meldrum
Father of Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk, 2nd Baronet; William Grant, Lord Prestongrange; Jane Grant and Helen Grant

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir Francis Grant of Monymusk, 1st Baronet, Lord Cullen

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir Francis Grant, Lord Cullen (born between 1658 and 1663, died 1726) was a Scottish judge...

...Francis Grant was the elder son of Archibald Grant of Ballintomb, Morayshire, a descendant of James Grant, 3rd Laird of Freuchie, by his wife Christian, daughter of Patrick Nairne of Cromdale, was born at Ballintomb in 1658. He was educated at King's College, Aberdeen, and afterwards at Leyden, where he was a favourite pupil of the learned civilian, John Voet...

...Grant married three times. On 15 March 1694, he married Jean, daughter of the Rev. William Meldrum of Meldrum, Aberdeenshire. With his first wife he had three sons and three daughters. His eldest son, Archibald, succeeded to the baronetcy, and represented Aberdeenshire from 1722 to May 1732, when he was expelled the house for the share which he had taken in the management of the charitable corporation. His second son was William Grant, Lord Prestongrange (1701–1764). On 18 October 1708, he married Sarah, daughter of the Rev. Alexander Fordyce of Ayton, Berwickshire. they had two daughters. He and his third wife was Agnes, daughter of Henry Hay married in 1718."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Francis Grant, Lord Cullen', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 19 January 2012, 17:24 UTC, <,_Lord_Cullen&oldid=472088598> [accessed 3 September 2012]

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