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Jane Chisholm

Death: Died
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Daughter of Sir James Chisholm, 5th of Cromlix and Helen Stirling
Wife of James Drummond, 1st Baron Maderty
Mother of Sir James Drummond; John Drummond 2nd Lord Maderty; Lilias Drummond and Catherine Rollo
Sister of James Chisholm, 6th of Cromlix and John Chisholm, 7th of Cromlix
Half sister of Anne Chisholm

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"Jane, who married her cousin, the Honourable James Drummond, second son of David second Lord Drummond. Her husband, the Honourable James Drummond, was raised to the Scottish Peerage on the 31st of January, 1609, by the title of Baron Maderty, and to him she carried back the lands of Innerpeffray, which were her mother's portion as daughter and heiress of Drummond of Innerpeffray. It was through this marriage of Jane Chisholm, her mother's sole heiress, that her grandson, General William Drummond, Major-General of the Forces in Scotland and Lord of the Treasury to Charles II., and afterwards, on the 6th of September, 1686, created Viscount Strathallan and Lord Drummond of Cromlix, inherited the Cromlix lands."

SOURCE: History of the Chisholms, with genealogies of the principal families of the name; Alexander Mackenzie; 1891; page 216

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