Sir David Cunynghame of Milncraig, 1st Baronet

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Sir David Cunynghame of Milncraig, Bt.

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Milncraig, Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: January 28, 1708 (56-64)
Immediate Family:

Son of David Cunynghame, of Milncraig and Margaret Cunynghame (Masoun)
Husband of Baroness, Lady Elizabeth Cunynghame/Cuningham; Elizabeth Baird and Margaret Dalrymple
Father of Lt. Gen. Sir David Cunynghame of Milncraig, of Milncraig, 3rd Baronet and Sir James Cunynghame of Milncraig, 2nd Baronet

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About Sir David Cunynghame of Milncraig, 1st Baronet

Biographical Summary

"David Cunningham [or Cunynghame], of Milncraig, in the parish of Coylton, co. Ayr, s. and h. of David Cunynghame, of the same, by Margaret, da. of John Masotjn, of Rosebank, Town Clerk of Ayr, suc. his father, Dec. 1659 ; was admitted Advocate, 2 Jan. 1673, in which profession he became eminently successful, and was cr. a Baronet [S.], as above, 3 Feb. 1701/2, with rem. "to heirs male in perpetuum." He was M.P. [S.] for Lauder, 1702-07. Besides several estates in Ayrshire, he acquired that of Livingstone, co. Linlithgow. He m. firstly, Isabella (6. 30 Jan. 1659), 4th and yst. da. of James (Dalrymple), 1st Viscount Stair [S.], by Margaret, da. of James Ross, of Balniel. He m secondly, 16 March 1698, Elizabeth, da. of Sir Robert Baird, 1st Baronet [S. 1695], of Saughton Hall, by Elizabeth, da. of Michael Fleming. He d. 28 Jan. 1708."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 401

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Sir David Cunynghame of Milncraig, 1st Baronet's Timeline

Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 37
August 1, 1700
Age 52
January 28, 1708
Age 60