Colonel David Boyd of Tourgill

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Daind "David" Baird Boyd, Col.

Birthplace: Tourgill, Ayrshire, , Scotland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Margaret Colquhoun
Husband of Margaret Boyd,Ross
Father of David Boyd and Robert Boyd
Brother of Agnes Boyd; Thomas Boyd, 6th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock; Robert Boyd, Master of Boyd; Margaret Boyd; Helen Boyd and 3 others

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About Colonel David Boyd of Tourgill,_5th_Lord_Boyd Boyd had besides a natural son: Colonel Daind Boyd of Tourgill. Daind had letters of legitimation under the Great Seal 11 July 1582 and a grant of the lands of Tourgill 8 August 1598.[96] David Boyd of Tourgill, Provost, appears as a witness at Edinburgh 6 November 1613.[97] Daind married Margaret Wallace, Lady Hayning, a widow.[98] Marriage and the Ross family of Kilmarnock He married a wealthy widow, Margaret Wallace. Her former husband, George Ross, had the title of Hayning/ Hanyng/Haining, an estate along the Cessnock River 6. Life in Ulster Boyd arrived with Montgomery in 1606 and soon was granted lands. Con O'Neill directly granted him Ballymacarrett, another parcel of land near Glenmachan at the old church of Knockcolumbkille, and a townland called "Ballymurty". Boyd also secured seven townlands from Montgomery, totalling 1000 acres just to the north of Greyabbey. The family residence was built in the townland of Ballycastle, the site of which was probably where the well-known B&B Ballycastle House is today, on the Mount Stewart Road. Boyd is also said to have had lands near Glastry.

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Tourgill, Ayrshire, , Scotland
Age 16