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John Rutherfurd

Birthplace: Hunthill, Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of John Rutherfurd of Hunthill and Isobel Davidson
Husband of Barbara Gledstanes
Father of John Rutherfoord of Bankend
Brother of George Rutherford; Andrew Rutherford; Percie Rutherfurd; Steven Rutherford; Richard Rutherfurd of Littlehaugh and 8 others
Half brother of Thomas Rutherford, of Hunthill and John Rutherford

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About John Rutherfurd

Extract from The Rutherfurds of that Ilk, and their cadets. by Thomas H. Cockburn-Hood (Edinburgh 1884) pages xli (

John Ruthirfurd, second surviving son of John the Cock of Hunthill, is styled, in deed dated 22d August 1619, Master John Ruthirfurd, sheriff-depute of Co. Roxburgh. He had the lands of Hyndhousefield and Howdenbraes, Jedburgh, and also the Maison-Dieu lands confirmed to himself, his wife Barbara, and eldest son John, by Sir John Ker of Jedburgh, 24th March 1623. His wife Barbara was daughter of James Gledstanes of Coklaw, whose father made this the residence, having sold Gledstanes in Lanarkshire, hitherto the headquarters of the family.

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Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom