9 June 1761 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland to John Gordon-Cuming (1734-1768) and Mary Fullerton (c1734-) and died 4 June 1828 of unspecified causes. He married Lucken Crawford (c1767-aft1806) 1783 in Scotland. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.John Gordon-Cuming-Skene was born
|Offspring of John Gordon-Cumming and Mary Fullerton (c1734-)|
|John Gordon-Cuming-Skene (1761-1828)||9 June 1761 Aberdeenshire, Scotland||4 June 1828|| Lucken Crawford (c1767-aft1806)|
|Thomas Gordon (-1832)|
Children In 1815 he inherited the estates of Skene and added that name to his surname.
Electric Scotland", presumably quoting from a 19th-century publication but not indicating it, includes this:
- John Gordon Cumming, Esq. of Pitlurg and Birness, Aberdeenshire, deriving his descent from Adam de Gordun, the first of the name who settled in Scotland in 1957, inherited in 1815 the estates of his relative, Skene of Dyce, the eldest collateral branch of Skene of Skene, and assumed the name of Skene, in addition to his own, in conformity with a deed of entail. The name of Cumming was also an assumed one, on his father, John Gordon, Esq. of Pitlurg, inheriting the estate of Birness, parish of Logie Buchan, in right of his mother, (who died in 1755), Barbara, daughter of Robert Cumming, Esq. of Birness. Mr. Gordon Cumming Skene also possesses a small property in the parish of Fintray.
See the "tree" tab above and WorldConnect, and the ahnentafel of daughter Craufurd Pollok Gordon.
- ^ Stirnet.com
Noteworthy descendants include
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