Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, 1st Baronet

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1st Baronet of Monreith, Sir William Maxwell

Death: April 1709 (70-78)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Baroness, Lady Elizabeth Hay
Father of Sir Alexander Maxwell of Monreith, 2nd Baronet; Lady Mary Maxwell; Lady Isabel Stewart; Lady Elizabeth Maxwell; Laird Ardwell John Maxwell and 5 others

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About Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, 1st Baronet

Biographical Summary

"William Maxwell, of Monreith, co. Wigton, 2d s. of William Maxwell, of the same (d. 1670), by Margaret (m. 1632), da. of John Macculloch, of Myretoun, was b. probably about 1635; suc. his nephew, William Maxwell (sometime 1667 and 1669-72; M.P. [S.] for Wigtonshire), in the estate of Monreith in 1679 (being retoured as his heir male of entail and provision, 2 June 1681), and was cr. a Baronet [S.], 8 Jan. 1680/1, with rem. to heirs male whatsoever. He m. firstly, Oct. 1685, Joanna, da. of Patrick Macdouall, of Logan. He m. secondly, Elizabeth, da. of Sir Thomas Hay, 1st Baronet [S. 1663], of Park, by Marion Hamilton. He d. April 1709."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 311