'Alexander3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Alexander of Ballochmyle, Alexander of Blackhouse, Alexander of Boghall, Alexander of Candren, Alexander of Newton, Alexander of Paisley, Alexander of Southbar

John Alexander in Paisley (a 1472)
1. John Alexander of Candren
  A. John Alexander of Candren had issue at Candren
  B. Robert Alexander of Paisley Tak (a 1579)
  m. Janet Matthie
i. John Alexander
  m. (1598) Elizabeth Carswell
  a. Robert Alexander of Blackhouse, Boghall & Newton (b 1604, d by 1687, Baillie of Paisley) the first mentioned by Paterson
  m1. (1633) Marion Hamilton (dau of Claud Hamilton by Janet Orr)
  (1) James Alexander of Boghall (b 1634, a 1685, minister of Kilmalcolm)
  m. (1657) Mary Maxwell (dau of John Maxwell of Southbar by Elizabeth Cuninghame)
  (A) Robert Alexander of Blackhouse (d 1723) mentioned by Paterson (2/510)
m. Sophia Blair (dau of John Blair of Innerwick)
  (i) Jean Alexander
  m. (John) Lockhart of Lee (dsp 1788)
  (B) John Alexander of Blackhouse
  m. (1690) Janet Cuninghame (dau of William Cuninghame of Craigends)
  (i) Robert Alexander of Blackhouse
  (ii) William Alexander, Lord Provost of Edinburgh (a 1752)
  (a) ?? Alexander
((1)) Sir William Alexander of Airdrie & Cowden (d 1842, chief baron of the Exchequer)
  (iii) Anna Alexander
  m. (07.04.1712) Peter Murdoch, Provost of Glasgow
  (C) Margaret Alexander
  m. (1720) Robert Alexander of Newton @1@ just below
  (D) Jean Alexander
  m. (mcrt 24.08.1689) William Greenlies of Auchlamont (d 1698)
  (2) Claud Alexander of Newton (b 1645, d 1703)
m. (1677) Jean Ralstoun (dau of William Ralstoun of that ilk by Ursula Mure)
  (A) Robert Alexander of Newton (b 1681, d 1738)
  m. (1720) Margaret Alexander (dau of James (probably not Robert) Alexander, younger of Blackhouse, cousin) @1@ just above
  (i) Claud Alexander of Newton (b 1724, d 1772)
  m. (1746) Johanna Cuninghame (dau of Alexander Cuninghame of Craigends)
(a) Robert Alexander of Newton (dsp 1795)
  (b) Claud Alexander of Ballochmyle (b 1752, d 1809, Paymaster General in India, 3rd son)
  m. (28.01.1788) Helenora Maxwell (b 1765, dau of Sir William Maxwell, Bart of Springkell)
  ((1)) Claud Alexander of Ballochmyle (dsp 1845)
  m. Elizabeth Keatinge (d 1845, dau of Col. Maurice Keatinge by Martha Brabazon, dau of Anthony, 8th Earl of Meath)
  ((2)) William Maxwell Alexander of Southbar (d unm 1853)
  ((3)) Boyd Alexander of Ballochmyle & Southbar (b 1796, d 10.1861) had issue
  m. (1828) Sophia Elizabeth Hobhouse (dau of Sir Benjamin Hobhouse, Bart)
  ((4)) Mary Alexander (d 1867)
  m. (1834) Joshua Crompton of Sion Hill & Azerley
  ((5))+ other issue - Margaret Stewart (d 1861), Anna Joanna (d 1859), Catherine Maxwell (d 1834), Helenora
  (c) Boyd Alexander of Southbar & Boghall (b 1758, dsp 1825, MP)
  m. Camilla Porterfield (dau of Boyd Porterfield of that ilk by Christian Cuninghame)
  (d) John Alexander (b 1766, dsp, Major)
  m. Jean Neilson (dau of Robert Neilson, cousin) @2@ just below
  (e) Lockhart Alexander
  m. Claud Neilson (cousin) @3@ just below
  (f)+ other issue - Alexander (d unm), Catherine (d 21.09.1834), Margaret, Anna, Wilhelmina (d 1843), Lillias
  (ii) Jean Alexander
m. Robert Neilson of Paisley
  (a) Claud Neilson
  m. Lockhart Alexander (dau of Claud Alexander of Newton) @3@ just above
  (b) Jean Neilson
  m. John Alexander (b 1766, dsp, Major) @2@ just above
  (B) Claud Alexander (d 1705)
  (C) Marion Alexander
  m. (1709) Alexander Cochrane of Craigmuir (nephew of 1st Earl of Dundonald)
  (D) Ursula Alexander
  m. (1706) John Russell of Braidshaw
  (3) Marion Alexander
  m. (1678) John Maxwell of Bredieland
  (4) Janet Alexander
  m1. Robert Love of Paisley (d before 1678)
  m2. (1677) James Dunlop of Doucot
  m2. Jean Henderson (dau of David Henderson by Isobel Algeo)
  (5) Robert Alexander
  m. Janet Smith (dau of Alexander Smith of Reidston by Margaret, dau of Major Hugh Buntein of Kilbryde)
  (A)+ issue - Margaret, Janet
  (6) John Alexander (to Carolina)
  b. James Alexander (Baillie of Paisley)
  (1)+ issue - James, Claud
  c.+ other issue - Catherine, Janet

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Alexander of Ballochmyle'), BLG1886 ('Alexander of Southbar') with support from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p336 & 509+)
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