Catherine Bernard

F, #21, b. 1740, d. 1769
Last Edited=26 Dec 2002
     Catherine Bernard was born in 1740. She died in 1769.

Child of Catherine Bernard and Louis XV, Roi de France

Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby1

M, #22, b. 25 October 1734, d. 28 March 1801
Last Edited=18 Feb 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby was born on 25 October 1734.1 He was the son of George Abercromby of Tullibody and Mary Dundas.1 He was baptised on 26 October 1734.1 He married Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody, daughter of John Menzies and Ann Campbell, on 17 November 1767 at Ferntower, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland.1 He died on 28 March 1801 at age 66 at Aboukir Bay, Egypt, on board H.M.S. Foudroyant, from wounds received in battle.1 He was buried at the Commandery of the Grand Master, Malta.1
     He was educated from 12 Jun 1748 at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Cornet in 1756 in the service of the 2nd Dragoon Guards.1 He gained the rank of Captain in 1762 in the service of the 3rd Dragoons.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Clackmannanshire between 1774 and 1780.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1781 in the service of the 103rd Foot.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1787.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the forces in the West Indies in 1795.2 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1795 in the service of the 7th Dragoon Guards.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 22 July 1795.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in 1796 in the service of the 2nd Dragoon Guards.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Clackmannanshire between 1796 and 1798.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1797 in the service of the British Army.1 He was chief military commander of the forces in Ireland in 1798.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] in 1798.1 He held the office of Governor of Inverness between 1798 and 1801.1 He was chief military commander of the British forces in the Egypt in 1801.2 He fought in the Battle of Alexandria on 21 March 1801, where he was mortally wounded.1
     According to Gibbs, "he was not a very great commander, but a high-minded, hard-working, sensible, and humame soldier. 'As he looked out from under his thick shaggy eyebrows, he gave one the idea of a very good-natured lion.1' " He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby and Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody

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 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Abercromby, Ralph 1734-1801". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

George Abercromby of Tullibody1

M, #23, d. 8 June 1800
Last Edited=3 Nov 2009
     George Abercromby of Tullibody was the son of Alexander Abercromby and Mary Duff.2 He married Mary Dundas, daughter of Ralph Dundas of Manour and Helen Burnett.2 He died on 8 June 1800.3
     He lived at Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.1 He was an advocate.2

Children of George Abercromby of Tullibody and Mary Dundas

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1219. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  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 I, page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Mary Dundas1

F, #24
Last Edited=3 Nov 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mary Dundas was the daughter of Ralph Dundas of Manour and Helen Burnett.1,2 She married George Abercromby of Tullibody, son of Alexander Abercromby and Mary Duff.3
      Her married name became Abercromby.3

Children of Mary Dundas and George Abercromby of Tullibody

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 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Ralph Dundas of Manour1

M, #25, d. 1729
Last Edited=3 Nov 2009
     Ralph Dundas of Manour was the son of John Dundas of Manour and Elizabeth Hamilton.2 He married Helen Burnett, daughter of Sir Thomas Burnett of Crimond and Janet Bruce.1 He died in 1729.1
     He lived at Manour, Perthshire, Scotland.3

Children of Ralph Dundas of Manour and Helen Burnett

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1218. 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 I, page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart1

F, #26, b. 1641, d. 27 May 1707
Last Edited=10 Mar 2011
Françoise Athenais de Rochechouart
by Pierre Mignard, 1670 2
     Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart was born in 1641 at Tonnay-Charente, France.1 She was the daughter of Gabriel de Rochechouart, Duc de Mortemart and Diane de Grandseigne.1 She married Louis Henri de Pardaillan de Gondrin, Marquis de Montespan.1 She died on 27 May 1707 at Bourbon-l'Archambault, France.1
     As a result of her marriage, Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart was styled as Marquise de Montespan.3 She and Louis XIV, Roi de France were associated between 1668 and 1677.1

Children of Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart and Louis XIV, Roi de France

Citations

  1. [S36] Page 87. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S36]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S36] See. [S36]


Agnes de Poitou1

F, #27, d. 1077
Last Edited=11 Dec 2005
     Agnes de Poitou married Heinrich III, Holy Roman Emperor, son of Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor and Gisela of Swabia, in March 1043.1 She died in 1077.2

Children of Agnes de Poitou and Heinrich III, Holy Roman Emperor

Citations

  1. [S1] S&N Genealogy Supplies, S&N Peerage CD., CD-ROM (Chilmark, Salisbury, U.K.: S&N Genealogy Supplies, no date (c. 1999)). Hereinafter cited as S&N Peerage CD.
  2. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 126. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.

Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody1

F, #28, d. 11 February 1821
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody was the daughter of John Menzies and Ann Campbell.1 She married Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby, son of George Abercromby of Tullibody and Mary Dundas, on 17 November 1767 at Ferntower, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland.1 She died on 11 February 1821 at Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1
      From 17 November 1767, her married name became Abercromby. She was created 1st Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody, co. Clackmannan [U.K.] on 28 May 1801, suo jure, for her husband's gallant conduct at the battle of Alexandria. She was also granted a pension of £2,000 per year.1

Children of Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody and Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby

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 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

John Menzies1

M, #29
Last Edited=8 Oct 2013
     John Menzies lived at Ferntower, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland.1

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 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Ann Campbell1

F, #30
Last Edited=7 May 2008
     Ann Campbell was the daughter of Patrick Campbell.1

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 12. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.