Dr. James Sharp1

M, #30841, d. 3 May 1679
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Dr. James Sharp was the son of unknown Sharpe.2 He died on 3 May 1679, murdered.2
     He held the office of Archbishop of St. Andrews.2 He held the office of Primate of Scotland. He was also known as James Sharpe.2

Children of Dr. James Sharp

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Mary Gordon

F, #30842, b. 28 March 1682, d. 18 February 1753
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Lady Mary Gordon was born on 28 March 1682.1 She was the daughter of George Gordon of Haddo, 1st Earl of Aberdeen and Anne Lockhart.1 She was baptised at Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.1 She married Alexander Fraser, 13th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, son of William Fraser, 12th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Margaret Sharp, on 26 October 1707 at Methlick, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1 She died on 18 February 1753 at age 70.1
     Her married name became Fraser.

Children of Lady Mary Gordon and Alexander Fraser, 13th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy

Citations

  1. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 89. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Helen Gordon

F, #30843, d. 13 September 1800
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Helen Gordon was the daughter of John Gordon of Kinellar and Hon. Henrietta Fraser.1 She married George Fraser, 15th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, son of Alexander Fraser, 13th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Lady Mary Gordon, on 5 June 1756.1 She died on 13 September 1800.1
     Her married name became Fraser.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Finlayson Cunningham1

M, #30844
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     James Finlayson Cunningham graduated with a Bachelor of Surgery (Ch.B.)1 He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.)1 He lived at West Park, Eyemouth, Berwickshire, Scotland.1

Child of James Finlayson Cunningham

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3513. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy

M, #30845, b. 27 June 1758, d. 13 September 1793
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
Consanguinity Index=6.28%
     Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy was born on 27 June 1758.1 He was the son of George Fraser, 15th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Helen Gordon.1 He married Margery Fraser, daughter of Simon Fraser, on 9 June 1784.1 He died on 13 September 1793 at age 35.1
     He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn.1 He was a practising advocate in 1780.1 He succeeded as the 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy [S., 1445] on 30 August 1781.1 He held the office of Honoray Burgess of Banff in 1791.1

Children of Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Margery Fraser

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Margery Fraser

F, #30846, d. 15 November 1851
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Margery Fraser was the daughter of Simon Fraser.1 She married Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, son of George Fraser, 15th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Helen Gordon, on 9 June 1784.1 She died on 15 November 1851.1
     Her married name became Fraser.

Children of Margery Fraser and Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Simon Fraser1

M, #30847
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Simon Fraser was Director of the Honourable East India Company.1 He lived at Ness Castle, ScotlandG.1

Child of Simon Fraser

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alexander George Fraser, 17th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy

M, #30848, b. 22 April 1785, d. 18 August 1853
Last Edited=13 May 2017
     Alexander George Fraser, 17th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy was born on 22 April 1785.1 He was the son of Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Margery Fraser.1 He married Catharine Thurlow, daughter of Edward Thurlow, 1st Baron Thurlow of Thurlow, on 6 March 1815.1 He died on 18 August 1853 at age 68, without issue.1
     He succeeded as the 17th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy [S., 1445] on 13 September 1793.1 He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Ensign in April 1802 in the 35th Foot.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in September 1802.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1803 in the 42nd Foot.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant and Captain in 1804 in the 1st Guards.1 He fought in the Siciliy Campaign in 1806.1 He was appointed Representative Peer [Scotland] in 1807.1 He fought in the Peninsular Wars between 1808 and 1809.1 He fought in the Walcheran Expedition in 1809.1 He fought in the Peninsular Wars between 1811 and 1814.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1815.1 He fought in the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815, at the defence of Hougoumount.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King George IV between 1825 and 1830.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King William IV between 1830 and 1837.1 He gained the rank of Major-General in 1837.1 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.) in 1837.1 He fought in the China Wars between 1841 and 1844.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1842.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1846.1 He held the office of Colonel between 1846 and 1853, 52nd Foot.1 He was Colonel of the 55th Foot between February 1846 and August 1846.1 He was awarded the Knight, Order of Maria Theresa of Austria (K.M.T.)1 He was awarded the Knight, Order of St. George of Russia 4th Class.1 He was appointed Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1852.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
      He was President of the Madrigal Society, London.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Hon. William Fraser1

M, #30849, b. 12 October 1791, d. 21 March 1845
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Hon. William Fraser was born on 12 October 1791.2 He was the son of Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Margery Fraser.2 He married Elizabeth Graham Macdowall-Grant, daughter of David Macdowall-Grant and Eleanor Mary Grant, on 9 April 1818.2 He died on 21 March 1845 at age 53.2
     He was a West India merchant.2

Children of Hon. William Fraser and Elizabeth Graham Macdowall-Grant

Citations

  1. [S32] BLG2001 volume 1, page 884. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S32]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Graham Macdowall-Grant1

F, #30850, d. 5 May 1853
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
     Elizabeth Graham Macdowall-Grant was the daughter of David Macdowall-Grant and Eleanor Mary Grant.1,2 She married Hon. William Fraser, son of Alexander Fraser, 16th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Margery Fraser, on 9 April 1818.3 She died on 5 May 1853.1
     Her married name became Fraser.

Children of Elizabeth Graham Macdowall-Grant and Hon. William Fraser

Citations

  1. [S32] BLG2001 page 884. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S32]
  2. [S32] BLG2001. [S32]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3512. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]