Ann Kerr1

F, #14871, d. 15 February 1649/50
Last Edited=15 Feb 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.44%
     Ann Kerr was the daughter of Sir Thomas Kerr of Ferniehirst and Janet Scott.1 A contract for the marriage of Ann Kerr and John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerinoch was signed on 30 August 1613.1 She died on 15 February 1649/50 at Leith, Scotland.1 She was buried at Logan Cemetery, Restalrig.1
     As a result of her marriage, Ann Kerr was styled as Lady Balmerinoch on 30 August 1613. From 30 August 1613, her married name became Elphinstone.

Child of Ann Kerr and John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerinoch

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 390. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Andrew Kerr, Master of Jedburgh1

M, #14872, d. 20 December 1628
Last Edited=23 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Andrew Kerr, Master of Jedburgh was the son of Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh and Anna Stewart.1 He married Lady Margaret Kerr, daughter of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell, circa 15 December 1609.2 He died on 20 December 1628, without issue.1
     He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.).1 He was styled as Master of Jedburgh.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1618 in the service of the King's Guards.1 He held the office of Extraordinary Lord of Session in 1628.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2401. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Margaret Kerr1

F, #14873, d. 15 March 1645
Last Edited=22 Jul 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Lady Margaret Kerr was the daughter of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell.1 She married, firstly, James Hay, 7th Lord Hay of Yester, son of William Hay, 5th Lord Hay of Yester and Margaret Kerr, before 6 August 1591.2 She married, secondly, Andrew Kerr, Master of Jedburgh, son of Sir Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedburgh and Anna Stewart, circa 15 December 1609.1 She died on 15 March 1645.1
      From before 6 August 1591, her married name became Hay.

Children of Lady Margaret Kerr and James Hay, 7th Lord Hay of Yester

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [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 IV, page 532. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Robert Kerr, 2nd Earl of Lothian1

M, #14874, d. 6 March 1624
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Robert Kerr, 2nd Earl of Lothian was the son of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell.1 He married Lady Annabella Campbell, daughter of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll and Lady Agnes Douglas, circa May 1611.1 He died on 6 March 1624, committing suicide by cutting his throat, after running up huge debts.1
     He was educated at Padua University, Padua, Italy.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in 1603.1 He was Master of requests in 1606.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Lothian [S., 1606] on 8 April 1609.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Newbottle [S., 1591] on 8 April 1609.1 On 29 March 1621 he received a regrant of his Lordship with remainder to his heirs male of his body, then to his eldest unmarried daughter who then marries a husband of honourable descent to take the name of Kerr, then to his next unmarried female with the same conditions.1

Children of Robert Kerr, 2nd Earl of Lothian and Lady Annabella Campbell

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Annabella Campbell1

F, #14875, d. 1652
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.84%
     Lady Annabella Campbell was the daughter of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll and Lady Agnes Douglas.1 She married Robert Kerr, 2nd Earl of Lothian, son of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell, circa May 1611.2 She died in 1652.2
      From circa May 1611, her married name became Kerr.

Children of Lady Annabella Campbell and Robert Kerr, 2nd Earl of Lothian

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 VIII, page 146. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Joanna Kerr1

F, #14876
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.81%
     Joanna Kerr is the daughter of Robert Kerr, 2nd Earl of Lothian and Lady Annabella Campbell.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian1

M, #14877, b. circa 1553, d. 8 April 1609
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.2%
     Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian was born circa 1553.1 He was the son of Mark Kerr and Helen Leslie.1 He married Margaret Maxwell, daughter of Sir John Maxwell and Agnes Herries, Lady Herries of Terregles, before 1592.1 He died on 8 April 1609.1
     He was the Vicar in 1567 at Linton, Peebles-shire, Scotland.1 He was Master of Requests between 1577 and 1606.1 He held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber in 1580.1 He was Commendator of Newbottle in 1581.1 He held the office of Extra Lord of Session between 1584 and 1609.1 He had Crown charters of the Baronies of Newbottle and Preston Grange.1 He was created 1st Lord Newbottle [Scotland] on 15 October 1591, with remainder to his heirs male and assigns.1 He was created 1st Earl of Lothian [Scotland] on 10 July 1606, with remainder to his heirs male.2 The Privy Council appointed a commission of inquiry to investigate two women suspected of an act of sorcery leading to his death.1

Children of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [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 VI, page 336. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 223.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 262.

Margaret Maxwell1

F, #14878, d. 8 January 1617
Last Edited=10 Mar 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Margaret Maxwell was the daughter of Sir John Maxwell and Agnes Herries, Lady Herries of Terregles.1 She married Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian, son of Mark Kerr and Helen Leslie, before 1592.2 She died on 8 January 1617.2
      From before 1592, her married name became Kerr.

Children of Margaret Maxwell and Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian

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 II, page 223. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 262.

Sir William Kerr1

M, #14879
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Sir William Kerr was the son of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell.1 He died, without issue.1
     He lived at Blackhope.1
     On his brother's death, he attempted to assume the title of Earl of Lothian, when in 1631 the Privy Council prevented him from doing so under reservation of his right to pursue before the Court of Session.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Mark Kerr1

M, #14880, d. November 1652
Last Edited=19 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Sir Mark Kerr was the son of Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Margaret Maxwell.1 He died in November 1652, without male issue.1
     He lived at Mauldslie, Scotland.1 He was invested as a Knight in 1633.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]