Third Generation
Family of Neil Montgomery (2) & Jean Lyle
3. Neil Montgomery. Born abt 1528 in Lainshaw, Scotland. Neil died abt 1621; he was 93.
1559 resigned all claims to his Mother’s Estate of Lyle for an unknow amount of money.
1586 Hugh, 4th Earl of Eglinton, was killed while on a visit Neil’s home. The killers were Alexander and William Cunningham. These were the brothers of Elizabeth Cunningham. Hugh’s successor cut off Neil’s and Elizabeth’s children from inheriting any of the Eglinton Estate.
Neil married Elizabeth Cunningham.
They had the following children:
4i.
Neil (-~1625)
ii.
William.

This was William Montgomery of Brigend
iii.
James.

Minister of Dunlop
iv.
John.

John Montgomery of Cockibie
v.
Unknown Daughter.
Unknown Daughter married Graham of Grugar.
vi.
Mariot.
Mariot married Robert Johnston.
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