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Jean Ker of Roxburgh

Birthplace: Cessford Castle, Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Death: October 1662 (59-60)
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburgh; Robert Ker Earl of Roxburghe; Margaret Maitland and Mary Maitland
Wife of John Drummond, 2nd Earl of Perth
Mother of James Drummond, 3rd Earl of Perth; William Ker, 2nd Earl of Roxburghe; Jane Drummond and Saria Drummond
Sister of Mary Ker; Isabella Ker and Harry Ker
Half sister of Henry Ker, Lord Ker

Managed by: De Villiers Graaff
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About Jean Ker of Roxburgh

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Jean Drummond:

Jean Ker [1]

  • F, #24928
  • Last Edited=31 Dec 2009

Jean Ker married John Drummond, 2nd Earl of Perth, son of Patrick Drummond, 3rd Lord Drummond and Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, on 28 August 1613.

She was the daughter of Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe and Margaret Maitland.[1]

Her married name became Drummond.

Children of Jean Ker and John Drummond, 2nd Earl of Perth

  • 1. Henry Drummond2 b. 1 Aug 1614, d. Sep 1622
  • 2. James Drummond, 3rd Earl of Perth+ b. 1615, d. 2 Jun 1675
  • 3. Robert Drummond2 b. 1618
  • 4. Sir John Drummond2 b. 1620, d. Jun 1678
  • 5. Lady Lilias Drummond+1 b. c 1622, d. b 12 Jan 1663/64
  • 6. William Ker, 2nd Earl of Roxburghe+ b. 1622, d. 2 Jul 1675
  • 7. Lady Jean Drummond+ b. 1623/24, d. 12 Jan 1663


  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 69. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S1224] Derek Hughes, "re: 1st Lord Drummond," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 22 December 2004, 13 February 2005 and 2 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: 1st Lord Drummond."
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Jean Ker of Roxburgh's Timeline

October 1602
Cessford Castle, Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Broughton, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
October 1662
Age 60
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Scotland (United Kingdom)