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Thomas Boyd of Kilmarnock

Thomas Boyd , The Archer. ( 2rd-S1,S2) Baron of Kilmarnock. [BOYD Family Chart].
Born about 1323 in Kilmarnock, Renfrewshire, Scotland; son of Robert Boyd of Kilmarnock. (S1,S2).

He is said by some (S1,S2) to have had two wives:
(1) Faith Fleming.
(2) Margaret Douglas.
However, evidence for either of these is not given.

Thomas received from King David II a grant of the forfeiture of William Carpenter. (S1,S4).

He accompanied King David II in a Scottish invasion of northern England in 1346. The battle ended with the rout of the Scots and the capture of their king, David II near Durham at the battle of Neville's Cross, on 17 October 1346. Thomas was also taken prisoner with King David II, and was also taken to London where he was imprisoned for a time. During October, 1367, a treaty was made for David's ransom, and no doubt Sir Thomas was ransomed about that same time. (S1,S4).

Thomas is known for building the earliest parts of Dean Castle around 1350, which his son continued. This was accomplished by replacing the wooden fort atop the motte. Dean Castle was to be center of the Kilmarnock Estates until the 1700's. (S1).

Thomas died in 1365 in Kilmarnock, Renfrew, Scotland. (S2).

CHILDREN of Thomas Boyd and Faith Fleming:
  1. Thomas Boyd. [BOYD Family Chart]. (3rd-S1,S2)(4th) Baron of Kilmarnock. Born about 1360. He married Alice Gifford.
  2. William Boyd. Born about 1362. Ancestor of the Boyds of Badenheath.
  3. Robert de Boyd. Born about 1363. Ancestor of the Boyds of Portincross.
  4. Margaret Boyd. Born about 1364. of Terregles.


Thomas Boyd of Kilmarnock, The Archer, 2nd Baron of Kilmarnock (1323-1365) 
Thomas Dominus Boyd, 3rd Baron of Kilmarnock (1360-1410) md  Alice G. Gifford
Thomas Boyd, 4th Baron of Kilmarnock  (c1385-1432) md Joanna Montgomery
Thomas Boyd, 5th Baron of Kilmarnock  (c1405-1439) md Isabell
Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock (c1415-1482)  md Mariot Maxwell
Alexander Boyd, 3rd Baron of Boyd  (1452-1508)  md  Janet Colville   
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Robert Boyd  (?-1557)   md  Helen Somerville     Margaret Boyd md  George Colquhoun            
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Robert Boyd (c1517-1590).  ----    md    ----    Margaret (Mariot) Colquhoun (c1525-1601) 
Agnes BOYD (1523-1574).  md  John Colquhoun, Lord of Luss (c1523-1574)   
Alexander Colquhoun  (1573-1636) md Margaret Helen Buchanan
John Colquhoun (1632-?) md Katherine Graham (miss Montrose)	
William Cahoon (Colquhoun) (1635-1675) md Deliverance Peck
Joseph Cahoon (1665-c 1710)  md  Elizabeth Scranton
Ebenezer Cahoon (1706-?) md  Mary Reynolds (step sister of Reynolds Cahoon)
William Cahoone (1733-1813)  md  Elizabeth Vaughan	
William Cahoon  (1765-1828) md  Mary Smith
Mary Cahoon (1810-?) md   David Elliott	
Peter Mack Elliott (1833-1885)  md   Charlotte Alvord
Harriett Louisa Elliott  (1860-1902) md   James Newberry Morris  
Eli Ray Morris (1892-1980) md Tina Matilda Kunzler	
LeGrand Elliott Morris (1916-2005) md Dorothea Berta Ernestine Kersten
Rodney Allen Morris and Deborah Lee Handy