John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall

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John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: September 20, 1722 (76)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Lauder, 1st Bt., of Newington and Fountainhall and Isabel Ellis
Husband of Janet Ramsay and Marion Anderson
Father of Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, 3rd Baronet; Isabel Lauder; David Lauder of Huntlywood; Janet Lauder; Robert Lauder and 4 others
Brother of Colin Lauder and William Lauder
Half brother of Margaret Lauder

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About John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, 2nd Baronet, Lord Fountainhall (baptised 2 August 1646 – 20 September 1722) was one of Scotland's leading jurists who remains to this day an oft consulted authority. He was knighted in 1680 and matriculated his Arms with the Lyon Court on 15 June 1699...

...He married twice:

21 January 1669, at the Tron Kirk, Edinburgh, Janet (1652-1686), daughter of Sir Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall, 1st Baronet, Lord Provost of Edinburgh and Senator of the College of Justice, (d. 1688), by his wife Janet née Craw. They had six sons (of whom Andrew Lauder, in Edinburgh, and David Lauder of Huntlywood, Berwickshire, were Advocates) and four daughters.

26 March 1687, at Edinburgh, Marion, daughter of the Reverend John Anderson, of Balram, Minister of Dysart. They had three sons and three daughters.

...Lord Fountainhall died at Edinburgh and was interred in the Lauder vault within Greyfriars Kirk. His Testament dated 2 December 1706 was not Proved until more than sixteen years later. He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son Sir John Lauder, 3rd Baronet."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 26 August 2012, 10:03 UTC, <,_Lord_Fountai...> [accessed 4 September 2012]

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John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall's Timeline

August 2, 1646
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (United Kingdom)
August 2, 1646
December 3, 1669
April 23, 1671
January 27, 1688
December 12, 1689
March 3, 1691