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Robert Colquhoun (abt. 1622 - abt. 1666)

Robert Colquhoun
Born about in Dumbarton, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1641 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 44 in County Donegal, Irelandmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jun 2011
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Robert Colquhoun is a member of Clan Colquhoun.
This profile is part of the Calhoun Name Study.

Robert was born about 1622 and was the only son of Adam. He was described as Robert Colquhoun of Corkah, County Donegal. He married his first cousin Katherine, daughter of John McCausland and had three sons and one daughter. [1]

"It was in the person of this Robert Colquhoun that our branch of the family found its way to Ireland"[2]


Date: 1622 Place: Dumbarton, Scotland


Date: 1667


Place: Corkagh, Ireland


Husband: Adam Colquhoun
Wife: Christine Lindsey
  1. Robert Colquhoun
  2. Helen Colquhoun
Marriage Date: 1621

Research Notes

The Colquhoun name seems to have been transcribed with many spelling variations, including Colhoun, Calhoun and Colqhoun. Colquhoun is the spelling recorded in the early records.[3]


  1. #Croslegh, pg 190-191
  2. #Croslegh, pg 211 Note: 17
  3. #Croslegh
  • Croslegh. Descent and Alliances of Croslegh, or Crossle, or Crossley of Scaitcliffe: and Coddington of Oldbridge; and Evans of Eyton Hall, by Charles Croslegh.

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