NameSir John CAMPBELL 3rd Of Calder , M
Birth Dateabt 1546
Birth PlaceCawdor Castle, Nairnshire, Scotland
Death DateFeb 1591
Death PlaceKeppoch Castle, Lochaber, Scotland
Death MemoAssassinated
Spouses
1UNNAMED , F
ChildrenMarian , F (~1575-~1604)
 Donald , M (~1570-)
 Duncan Mor , M (~1573-)
Birth Dateabt 1550
Birth PlaceDunottar Castle, Kirncardineshire, Scotland
FatherEarl William KEITH 4th Marischal , M (~1506-1581)
Marr Date5 Jun 1575
Marr MemoDate of marriage contract
ChildrenJohn , M (~1576-1642)
 Beatrix , F (~1578-)
 Duncan , M (~1580-)
Notes for Sir John CAMPBELL 3rd Of Calder
Dame Murial outlived both her husband [John] and her son [Archibald. In the year 1573, the old lady deems it expedient settle her affairs, which she does by resigning the thanedom and baronies of Cawdor in favour of her grandson, John Campbell who had just come of age.

He married Mary Keith, daughter of the Earl Marishal, and sister of Annas Keith, countess of Moray, and afterwards Countess of Argyle. through this marriage connexion, John Campbell of Cawdor was drawn away from Cawdor to the shores of Argyle, and the story of his tragic end. …

Source: HISTORY OF NAIRNSHIRE, by George Bain, Nairn, 1893, pp. 194-95
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John Campbell, 3rd of Cawdor (Calder)


Father: Archibald Campbell, 2nd of Cawdor (Calder
Mother: Isabella Grant

1st Marriage: Marriage Contract 5 Jun 1575
Wife: Mary Keith
Children:
1. John Campbell, 4th of Cawdor
2. Beatrix Campbell
3. Duncan Campbell of Sonnachan

2nd Marriage
Wife: Jean/Janet Lauder

Partner(s) Unknown 

1. Marian Campbell, b. 1561 [1575], Calder, Nairnshire, Scotland
2. Donald Campbell, of Ardnamurchan, 1st Baronet, b. Abt 1570, Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland
3. Duncan Mor Campbell, of Moy?, b. Abt 1571, Calder, Argyllshire, Scotland

Source: Clan MacFarlane and Associated Clans - http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/...ID=I6912&tree=CC
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Notes for UNNAMED (Spouse 1)
Partner(s) Unknown

1. Marian Campbell, b. 1561, Calder, Nairnshire, Scotland

2. Donald Campbell, of Ardnamurchan, 1st Baronet, b. Abt 1570, Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire, Scotland

3. Duncan Mor Campbell, of Moy?, b. Abt 1571, Calder, Argyllshire, Scotland

Source: Clan MacFarlane and Associated Clans - http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/...ID=I6912&tree=CC
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Notes for Mary (Spouse 2)
He was married to Margaret Keith, eldest daughter of William Keith younger, of Inverugie, with whom he obtained large estates. He and Margaret had twelve children:

William Keith, Master of Marischal (died 1580).
Hon. Robert Keith, 1st Lord Altrie (died 1596).
John Keith, probable Rector of Duffas.
Agnes Keith, Countess of Moray (or Annas), m. 1st to the Regent Moray, 2nd. to Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll. She died 16 July 1588 at Edinburgh.
Alexander Keith
Alison, m. to Alexander Abernethy, 6th Lord Saltoun (died 1587).
Mary, m. to Sir John Campbell of Calder (dispensation for consanguinity).
Beatrice, m. to Sir John Allardice of Allardice. She died 19 May 1596.
Joneta, m. to James Crichton of Frendraught.
Margaret, m. to John Kennedy of Blairquhan.
Elizabeth, m. to Sir Alexander Irvine of Drum.
Isobel, m. Alexander Strachan of Thornton. She died August 1595.
Barbara, promised in m., failing her sister Isobel, to Alexander Strachan; m. Alexander Forbes of Pitsligo.

Keith's chief residence was Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire.

When he died on 7 October 1581, he was succeeded by his grandson, George Keith, son of William, Master of Marischal; George became the 5th Earl Marischal.

Source: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Keith,_4th_Earl_Marischal
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