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About John Forbes-Drummond
John Forbes, Esq., captain R.N.; who m. Mary, dau. of Dr. Ogilvie, M.D. of Murtle, a lineal descendant of Sir John Drummond, 1st of Hawthornden, and heiress, by special settlement of her cousin, Mrs Barbara Drummond (who d.s.p. in 1789, wife of Dr. William Abernethy-Drummond, and only dau. and heir of William Drummond, Esq., of Hawthornden), upon which occasion Mr. Forbes assumed the additional surname and arms of Drummond; by this lady he had an only surviving dau.
- Margaret-Anne-Fobes-Drummond, who m. Francis, eldest son of the late James Walker, Esq. of Dalry, Mid-Lothian (a descendant of the ancient family of Walker of St Fort, Fifeshire), by Jane Hay, his wife, dau. of Richard Hay-Newton, Esq. of Newton, grandson of John, Marquess of Tweeddale, and the Lady Jane Maitland, his wife, only child of John, Duke of Lauderdale. On his marriage, Francis assumed the surname and arms of Drummond.
Capt. Forbes-Drummond was created a baronet 27 Feb. 1826, for distinguished naval service, with remainder to his son-in-law, and dying 28 May 1829, was s. according to the limitation by Sir Francis Walker Drummond.
SOURCE: Sir Bernard Burke. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire 31st ed. Published 1869 by Harrison in London. page 363