David Leslie, 8th Earl of Leven1

M, #34371, b. 4 May 1722, d. 9 June 1802
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.43%
     David Leslie, 8th Earl of Leven was born on 4 May 1722.1 He was the son of Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven and Mary Erskine.1 He married Wilhelmina Nisbet, daughter of William Nisbet of Dirleton, on 29 July 1747.1 He died on 9 June 1802 at age 80.1
     He succeeded to the title of 5th Viscount of Kirkcaldy [S., 1690] on 2 September 1754.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Raith, Monymaill and Balwearie [S., 1690] on 2 September 1754.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Melville [S., 1690] on 2 September 1754.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Leven [S., 1641] on 2 September 1754.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Melville of Monymaill [S., 1616] on 2 September 1754.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Balgonie [S., 1641] on 2 September 1754.1 He held the office of High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland between 1783 and 1801.1

Children of David Leslie, 8th Earl of Leven and Wilhelmina Nisbet

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2313. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Wilhelmina Nisbet1

F, #34372, b. 1724, d. 10 May 1798
Last Edited=14 May 2009
     Wilhelmina Nisbet was born in 1724.2 She was the daughter of William Nisbet of Dirleton.3 She married David Leslie, 8th Earl of Leven, son of Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven and Mary Erskine, on 29 July 1747.1 She died on 10 May 1798.1
      Her married name became Leslie. As a result of her marriage, Wilhelmina Nisbet was styled as Countess of Leven and Melville on 2 September 1754.

Children of Wilhelmina Nisbet and David Leslie, 8th Earl of Leven

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2313. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S1221] Michael (deceased) Ashworth, "re: Palmer Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 18 December 2004 - 3 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Palmer Family."
  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 412. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

John Knapp

M, #34373
Last Edited=10 May 2003

Child of John Knapp

Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven1

M, #34374, b. after 1696, d. 2 September 1754
Last Edited=22 Apr 2013
Consanguinity Index=3.25%
     Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven was born after 1696. He was the son of David Leslie, 5th Earl of Leven and Anne Wemyss.1 He married, firstly, Mary Erskine, daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. John Edmund Erskine and Anna Dundas, on 23 February 1721.2 He married, secondly, Hon. Elizabeth Monypenny, daughter of Alexander Monypenny, 20th of Pitmilly and Hon. Magdalene Erskine, on 10 March 1726.2 He died on 2 September 1754.
     He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Melville of Monymaill [S., 1616] in June 1729.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Balgonie [S., 1641] in June 1729.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount of Kirkcaldy [S., 1690] in June 1729.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Melville [S., 1690] in June 1729.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Raith, Monymaill and Balwearie [S., 1690] in June 1729.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Leven [S., 1641] in June 1729.1 He held the office of High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland between 1741 and 1753.2 He held the office of Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1747 and 1754.2 He held the office of Lord of Session.2

Child of Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven and Mary Erskine

Children of Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven and Hon. Elizabeth Monypenny

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2312. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Mary Erskine1

F, #34375, d. 12 July 1723
Last Edited=12 May 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mary Erskine was the daughter of Lt.-Col. Hon. John Edmund Erskine and Anna Dundas.1 She married Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven, son of David Leslie, 5th Earl of Leven and Anne Wemyss, on 23 February 1721.1 She died on 12 July 1723.2
      Her married name became Leslie.

Child of Mary Erskine and Alexander Leslie, 7th Earl of Leven

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 567. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Hon. John Edmund Erskine1

M, #34376, b. 30 March 1662, d. January 1743
Last Edited=7 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Lt.-Col. Hon. John Edmund Erskine was born on 30 March 1662.1 He was the son of David Erskine, 2nd Lord Cardross and Mary Bruce.1 He married, firstly, Jane Mure, daughter of William Mure of Caldwell and Barbara Cunninghame, on 14 March 1690.1 He married, secondly, Anna Dundas, daughter of Sir William Dundas of Kincavel and Margaret Edmonston, on 5 January 1691.1 He married, thirdly, Lilias Stirling, daughter of Sir George Stirling of Keir, on 28 April 1725.2 He married, fourthly, Mary Stuart, daughter of Charles Stuart and Jean Hamilton, on 25 November 1729.2 He died in January 1743 at age 80.2
      He purchased the estate of Carnock from his first cousin.1 He accompanied King William III from Holland.1 He held the office of Governor of Dumbarton Castle.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Stirling [Scotland].1 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Stirling.1 He purchased the Barony of Carnock and the bulk of the estate in 1700 from Alexander Bruce, 3rd Earl of Kincardine.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Stirling.1 He lived at Carnock, Fife, Scotland.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Hon. John Edmund Erskine and Anna Dundas

Child of Lt.-Col. Hon. John Edmund Erskine and Mary Stuart

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 565. 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 II, page 441. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


George Leslie, Lord Balgonie1

M, #34377, b. January 1695, d. 20 August 1721
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.25%
     George Leslie, Lord Balgonie was born in January 1695.1 He was the son of David Leslie, 5th Earl of Leven and Anne Wemyss.1 He married Margaret Carnegie, daughter of David Carnegie, 4th Earl of Northesk and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss, in August 1716.1 He died on 20 August 1721 at age 26.1
     He was styled as Lord Balgonie between 1707 and 1721.1

Children of George Leslie, Lord Balgonie and Margaret Carnegie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2312. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Carnegie1

F, #34378, d. 7 July 1722
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.3%
     Margaret Carnegie was the daughter of David Carnegie, 4th Earl of Northesk and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss.1 She married George Leslie, Lord Balgonie, son of David Leslie, 5th Earl of Leven and Anne Wemyss, in August 1716.1 She died on 7 July 1722.1
      From August 1716, her married name became Leslie.1

Children of Margaret Carnegie and George Leslie, Lord Balgonie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2312. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

David Leslie, 6th Earl of Leven1

M, #34379, b. 17 December 1717, d. June 1729
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=7.24%
     David Leslie, 6th Earl of Leven was born on 17 December 1717.1 He was the son of George Leslie, Lord Balgonie and Margaret Carnegie.1 He died in June 1729 at age 11.1
     He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Melville of Monymaill [S., 1616] on 6 June 1728.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Balgonie [S., 1641] on 6 June 1728.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Raith, Monymaill and Balwearie [S., 1690] on 6 June 1728.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Melville [S., 1690] on 6 June 1728.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Leven [S., 1641] on 6 June 1728.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount of Kirkcaldy [S., 1690] on 6 June 1728.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2312. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Anna Melville1

F, #34380
Last Edited=30 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=7.24%
     Anna Melville was the daughter of George Leslie, Lord Balgonie and Margaret Carnegie.1 She died, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2312. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]