From the Book of Eminent Burgesses of Dundee 1513 to 1885.

John Carnegie, Son of Lord Carnegie - 25th August 1629.

 

WHICH DAY JOHN CARNEGIE, SON OF DAVID, LORD CARNEGIE OF KYNNARD, IS ADDED TO THE NUMBER OF THE BURGESSES AND BRETHREN OF THE GUILD OF THE BURGH OF DUNDEE, GRATIS.

DAVID, LORD CARNEGIE, of Kynnard, was admitted Burgess of Dundee on 30th January, 1616 (vide page 105). SIR JOHN CARNEGIE, of Craig was his third son, and ALEXANDER CARNEGIE of Pitarrow was his fourth son.

SIR JOHN died in 1656, and was succeeded by his only son, DAVID, in whom the line terminated. ALEXANDER CARNEGIE was married to MARGARET ARBUTHNOT, sister of the first VISCOUNT ARBUTHNOT, and was the direct ancestor of the present EARL OF SOUTHESK. Full details of the careers of these two Burgesses will be found in Dr WILLIAM FRASER'S Carnegies of Southesk.