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Malcolm Beg Drummond and Ada of Maldwin

Malcolm Beg (the Little) Drummond, Chamberlain of Lennox.
Born about 1210 at Dryman, Stirlingshire, Scotland ; son of Malcolm II Drummond, 5th Thane/4th Seneschal of Lennox . (S1).

Malcolm received his name due to his stature. He was the Earl of Lennox's Seneschal. It was from this time, and the lands of Drymen, that the Clan Chiefs of Drummond are known as "An Drumanach Mor" - The Great man of Drymen. It was Malcolm's son, Sir Malcolm, that took the name Drummond. (S1).

"The early Drummonds were evidently closely related to the ancient Celtic earls of Menteith, whose Arms of three ways bar they bore differenced only by colour, and in whose family burial place at least one Drummond - of age by 1248 - was buried beneath a fine stone carved with his effigy in Celtic armour. (S1).

"Their first undoubted ancestor to be so far traced for certain was 'Maelcolum Beg' or 'Little Malcolm', who was obviously of West Highland birth and appears in still extant charters as seneschal of Lennox from about 1225. (S1).

"His two sons are recorded as 'of Drummond' and his grandson seems to be the first one to have made Drummond into a surname."(S1).

Malcolmo Beg… witnessed the charter dated 3 Mar 1238 under which "Maldoney comes de Levenax" donated property to Paisley monastery. "…Malcolmo Beg, Johanne filio suo…" witnessed the undated charter under which "Maldouney comes de Levenax" granted property to "domino David de Grame. (S1).

He died in 1259 at Dryman, Stirlingshire, Scotland. (S1).

Ada of Maldwin. (Ada of Lennox)(Ada of Faslane).
Born in 1220 in Dunbartonshire, Scotland; daughter of Maldouen, 3rd Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth (Beatrix) Stewart of Monteith. (S1,S2).

She married Malcolm "Beg" DRUMMOND on 1244 in Drymen, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. (S2).

CHILDREN of Malcolm Beg Drummond and Ada of Maldwin:
  1. (Sir) Malcolm Drummond, 6th Seneschal, 7th Thane of Lennox. He married Margaret Lindsay.
  2. (Baron) Roderick Drummond.


Malcolm Beg Drummond (the Little), and Ada of Maldwin
(Sir) Malcolm Drummond and Margaret Lindsay
(Sir) John Drummond and Elena Stewart
(Sir) Malcolm Drummond and Margaret Graham
(Sir) Malcolm Drummond and Amanda Graham
(Sir) John Drummond, 11th of Lennox, and Mary Montifex
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John Drummond and Elizabeth Sinclair          Annabella Drummond and King Robert III Stuart
Walter Drummond and Margaret Ruthven               (see separately)
Malcolm Drummond and Mariota Murray
John Drummond and Elizabeth Lindsay
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Annabel Drummond and William Graham                            Eupheme Drummond and John Fleming   William Drummond and Isabel Campbell
     ______________|________________________________           Malcolm Fleming and Janet Stewart   Walter Drummond and Elizabeth Graham
    |                                              |                               |               David Drummond and Lilas Ruthven
    |                                              |                               |               Jean Drummond and John Graham
Helen Catherine Graham and Humphrey Colquhoun   William Graham and Janet Keith     |                    | 
John Colquhoun and Agnes Boyd                   Robert Graham   --   and   --  Margaret Fleming         |
Alexander Colquhoun and Margaret Helen Buchanan John Graham       ------     and       ------      Jean Drummond        
    |                                           John Graham and Margaret Ruthven                  
John Colquhoun     ----    and     ----    Katherine Graham
                         William Colquhoun/Cahoon md Deliverance Peck
                         Joseph Cahoon  md  Elizabeth Scranton
                         Ebenezer Cahoon md  Mary Reynolds (step sister of Reynolds Cahoon)
                         William Cahoone  md  Elizabeth Vaughan	
                         William Cahoon md  Mary Smith
                         Mary Cahoon md David Elliott	
                         Peter Mack Elliott  md   Charlotte Alvord
                         Harriett Louisa Elliott  md  James Newberry Morris  
                         Eli Ray Morris md Tina Matilda Kunzler	
                         LeGrand Elliott Morris md Dorothea Berta Ernestine Kersten
                         Rodney Allen Morris and Deborah Lee Handy