The son of John Tait, Esq., of Harviestoun, county Clackmannan, Craufurd Taitmarried Susan [d. 1814], daughter of Sir Ilay Campbell, Bt., Lord Succoth, on 17 June 1795. They had a large family of five sons and three daughters.
Burke, Sir Bernard. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 vols. 5th ed. London, 1871: 2: 1355.