John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss

M, #10911, d. 22 November 1649
Last Edited=12 Sep 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.06%
     John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss was the son of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss and Mary Stewart. A contract for the marriage of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jane Gray was signed circa September 1609.1 He died on 22 November 1649.
     He gained the title of 1st Earl of Wemyss.

Children of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss

Children of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jane Gray

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1642. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Jane Gray1

F, #10912
Last Edited=12 Sep 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.06%
     Jane Gray is the daughter of Patrick Gray, 6th Lord Gray and Lady Mary Stewart.1 A contract for the marriage of Jane Gray and John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss was signed circa September 1609.1
      From circa September 1609, her married name became Wemyss.1

Children of Jane Gray and John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1642. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Anne Wemyss1

F, #10913, b. 28 October 1675, d. 9 January 1702
Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.15%
     Anne Wemyss was born on 28 October 1675 at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.2,3 She was the daughter of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss.1 She married David Leslie, 5th Earl of Leven, son of George Melville, 1st Earl of Melville and Catharine Leslie, circa 3 September 1691.4 She died on 9 January 1702 at age 26 at Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2
     As a result of her marriage, Anne Wemyss was styled as Countess of Leven circa 3 September 1691. From circa 3 September 1691, her married name became Leslie.4

Children of Anne Wemyss and David Leslie, 5th Earl of Leven

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 15. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 621.
  3. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2312. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss1

F, #10914, b. 12 April 1677
Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.15%
     Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss was baptised on 12 April 1677 at Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.2 She was the daughter of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss. She married David Carnegie, 4th Earl of Northesk, son of David Carnegie, 3rd Earl of Northesk and Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, on 29 January 1697.
      Her married name became Carnegie. She gained the title of Countess of Wemyss, [suo jure].1

Children of Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss and David Carnegie, 4th Earl of Northesk

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 391. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."

George Mackenzie of Tarbat, 1st Earl of Cromarty1

M, #10915, b. 1630, d. 27 August 1714
Last Edited=19 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.22%
     George Mackenzie of Tarbat, 1st Earl of Cromarty was born in 1630 at Innerteil, Scotland.1 He was the son of Sir John Mackenzie of Tarbat, 1st Bt. and Margaret Erskine.1 He married, firstly, Anne Sinclair, daughter of Sir James Sinclair of Mey, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Leslie, circa 6 July 1654.2 He married, secondly, Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss, daughter of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Lady Margaret Leslie, on 29 April 1700.3 He died on 27 August 1714 at New Tarbat, Scotland.4,5
     He graduated from King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in 1646.1 He graduated from University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 From 1654 to 1655 he raised and maintained a Royalist force, but was defeated by General Morgan.5 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Mackenzie, of Tarbat on 10 September 1654.6 Between 1655 and 1660 he lived on the Continent.5 He held the office of a Lord of Session [Scotland] from 1 June 1661 to 16 February 1663/64.6 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] on 23 April 1662.6 He held the office of Lord Justice General [Scotland] between October 1678 and June 1680.6 He held the office of a Lord of Session [Scotland] in 1681.6 He held the office of Lord Clerk Register [Scotland] between October 1681 and April 1689.6 He was created 1st Lord Macleod and Castlehaven [Scotland] on 15 April 1685.6 He was created 1st Viscount of Tarbat [Scotland] on 15 April 1685.6 He held the office of Lord Clerk Register [Scotland] between March 1692 and 1695.6 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 30 November 1692.6 He held the office of Secretary of State between November 1702 and 1705.6 He was created 1st Earl of Cromarty [Scotland] on 1 January 1702/3.6 He was created 1st Viscount of Tarbat [Scotland] on 1 January 1702/3.6 He was created 1st Lord Macleod and Castlehaven [Scotland] on 1 January 1702/3.6 He held the office of Captain General of the Company of Archers [Scotland] between May 1703 and 1714.6 He resigned as baronet, infavour of his second son in 1704.5 He held the office of Lord Justice General [Scotland] between 1705 and 1710.6

Children of George Mackenzie of Tarbat, 1st Earl of Cromarty and Anne Sinclair

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 544. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 646. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 438.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 545, says 17 Aug 1714.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 545.
  7. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume IV, page 339. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.


David Wemyss, Lord Elcho

M, #10916, b. 3 October 1698, d. 16 December 1715
Last Edited=10 May 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.43%
     David Wemyss, Lord Elcho was born on 3 October 1698. He was the son of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Anne Douglas. He died on 16 December 1715 at age 17.
     He gained the title of Lord Elcho.

Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair1

M, #10917, b. 3 June 1660, d. 1723
Last Edited=3 Feb 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.39%
     Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair was baptised on 3 June 1660.1 He was the son of John St. Clair of Hermanston and Catherine Sinclair, Mistress of St. Clair.2 He married Grizel Cockburn, daughter of Sir James Cockburn of that Ilk, 1st Bt. and Grissel Hay, on 30 December 1680.1 He died in 1723.
     He succeeded to the title of 10th Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] on 10 November 1674.1 He was created 1st Lord Sinclair [Scotland] on 1 June 1677, with precedence of the first creation of 1449, and a special remainder to his brother John, and his heirs.1 In 1689 only peer to object to the Scottish Parl settling the Crown on WILLIAM III and MARY following the flight of JAMES VII II.2

Children of Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair and Grizel Cockburn

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 643. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Lady Margaret Wemyss1

F, #10918, d. 31 August 1779
Last Edited=8 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.45%
     Lady Margaret Wemyss was the daughter of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Elizabeth St. Clair. She married James Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray, son of Francis Stuart, 7th Earl of Moray and Jean Elphinstone, on 24 April 1740.1 She died on 31 August 1779.1
     As a result of her marriage, Lady Margaret Wemyss was styled as Countess of Moray on 24 April 1740. From 24 April 1740, her married name became Stuart.

Children of Lady Margaret Wemyss and James Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2770. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray1

M, #10919, b. 1708, d. 5 July 1767
Last Edited=8 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.31%
     James Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray was born in 1708.2 He was the son of Francis Stuart, 7th Earl of Moray and Jean Elphinstone.2 He married, firstly, Grace Lockhart, daughter of George Lockhart, 2nd of Carnwath and Lady Euphemia Montgomerie, in December 1734.1 He married, secondly, Lady Margaret Wemyss, daughter of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Elizabeth St. Clair, on 24 April 1740.2 He died on 5 July 1767.1
     He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Saint Colme [S., 1620] on 11 December 1739.2 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Moray [S., 1562] on 11 December 1739.2 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Abernethy [S., 1562] on 11 December 1739.2 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Strathdearn [S., 1563] on 11 December 1739.2 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Doune [S., 1581] on 11 December 1739.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1741.2 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1741 and 1767.2

Children of James Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray and Lady Margaret Wemyss

Child of James Stuart, 8th Earl of Moray and Grace Lockhart

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 54. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2770. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Augustus ffolliott Powell1

M, #10920, b. 1848, d. 15 June 1930
Last Edited=22 Oct 2013
     Augustus ffolliott Powell was born in 1848 at Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas ffolliot Powell and Isabella Cooper.1 He died on 15 June 1930.1

Citations

  1. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."