Andrew Munro, 1st of Culnauld

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Andrew Munro

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Son of Andrew Beg Munro, 3rd of Milntown and Euphemia (Effem) Munro
Husband of Ellen Sutherland and Anne Ross
Father of David Munro, 2nd of Culnauld
Brother of George Munro, 4th of Milntown and William Munro, 1st of Allan

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About Andrew Munro, 1st of Culnauld

Biographical Summary

"I. Andrew Munro, first of Culnauld, was the third son of Andrew Beg Monro, III. of Milntown, now New Tarbat, by his wife Euphemia, daughter of James Dunbar of Tarbat and Ballone Castle, Easter Ross, and grand-daughter of Sir James Dunbar of Westfield, County of Moray. The estate of Culnauld, parish of Nigg, was bequeathed to Andrew by his father. In 1582, James VI. confirms a grant to Andrew Munro of Culnaha by John Leslie, Bishop of Ross, " of the half of the lands and town of Nig, and half the alehouse and its croft, with the keeping of the place and Manor of Nig." He married, first, Ellen, daughter of John Sutherland of Inchfour, now Kindeace, with issue —

  • David, his heir and successor.

He married, secondly, Anne, daughter of Hugh Ross, III. of Achnacloich, parish of Rosskeen, with issue —

  • George Munro of Knocksworth, who married, with issue —
    • George, Commissary of Caithness, who on the death of his father on the 23rd of August, 1640, succeeded him in Knocksworth. He married a daughter of Robert Sinclair of Gilhills, with issue — George Robert, of whom nothing is known ;
    • Robert ;
    • Hugh, supposed to have fought at the battle of Worcester ; and
    • Anne, of whom no further trace.
  • Hugh, who died unmarried.

Andrew was succeeded by his eldest son."

SOURCE: History of the Munros of Fowlis: with genealogies of the principal families of the name to which are added those of Lexington and New England; Alexander Mackenzie; 1898; page 300

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