'Ayton2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Aytoun of Aytoun (Ayton of Ayton), Aytoun of Dunmuir, Aytoun of Glenducky, Aytoun (Ayton) of Inchdairney, Aytoun of Kenaldie (Kinaldie), Aytoun of Kippo, Colvill of Ochiltree

                               
Hamilton is clear that the following Aytons were closely connected to the family shown on Ayton1, that being supported by the fact that land held by the family passed by inheritance to the ancestor of the heiress of Ayton. However, the precise connection is not given. Hamilton (p12+) identifies the undermentioned Andrew as "uncle to the lady who carried the family estates to the Humes".
?? Aytoun or Eyton in the Merse
1. ?? Aytoun or Eyton in the Merse
  A. ?? Aytoun or Eyton, heiress of Aton
  m. _ Hume
2. Andrew Aytoun of Kilgour & Glenducky, Sheriff of Elginshire & Forrres (d 09.1547, Governor of Stirling Castle)
  m. Isabel Kencragie (dau of _ Kencragie of that ilk)
  A. John Aytoun of Dunmuir
  m. Isobel Barclay
i. Andrew Aytoun of Dunmuir & Glenducky
  m. Elizabeth Wemyss
  a. John Aytoun of Dunmuir
  m. (before 02.1567-8) Ann (Agnes) Wemyss
(1) Andrew Aytoun of Dunmuir & Glenducky (a 1601)
  m. Ann (Agnes) Lundi
  (A) Sir John Aytoun of Aytoun (aka Dunmuir)
m. (18.04.1606) Elizabeth Wemyss (dau of Earl of Wemyss)
  (i) Sir John Aytoun of Aytoun
  m1. Magdalene Stewart (dau of Sir William Stewart of Innernety)
  (a) William John Aytoun of Aytoun (d unm)
  (b) David Aytoun (dsp)
  m2. Margaret Colvell (sister of (last) Lord Colvell of Ocheltree)
  (c) Robert Aytoun, later Colvell of Ocheltree (Colvill of Ochiltree)
  m. Janet Wedderburn
  ((1)) Peter Colvell of Ocheltree (d 1798, 2nd son)
  m. Isobel Aytoun (dau of Andrew Aytoun, cousin) @@ just below
  ((A))+ issue - Robert (d young), Andrew (d young), "several daughters who had no issue"
((2))+ other issue (d young) - Robert, John, James
  (d) Andrew Aytoun, Provost of Glasgow (a 1738)
  m. Isobel Stirling
  ((1)) Margaret Aytoun
  m. Andrew Blackburn
  ((A)) Isabella Blackburn (d 14.01.1821) probably of this generation
  m. (03.1774) James Wedderburn, later Wedderburn-Colvile of Inveresk & Ochiltree (b 1730, d 12.1807)
  ((2)) Isobel Aytoun
m. Peter Colvell of Ochletree (cousin) @@ just above
  ((3)) Janet Aytoun (d unm)
  Probably of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, were ...
  (e) Elizabeth Aytoun probably of this generation
  m1. Sir Thomas Hope, 3rd Bart of Craighall (b 02.1633, d before 26.03.1663)
  m2. (26.03.1663) John Gibson of Balhousie then Durie (d 1669)
  (f) Margaret Aytoun probably of this generation
m. Sir Archibald Hope of Rankeillor (bpt 09.09.1639, d 10.10.1706)
  (g) daughter
  m. Sir Michael Balfour of Kinnaird, 4th Bart of Denmiln (d 02.1698)
  (ii) Ann Ayton (d 26.08.1644) probably of this generation
m. (21.10.1630) Sir James Balfour of Kinnaird, 1st Bart of Denmiln (b c1604, d 02.1657/8)
  (iii) Elizabeth Aytoun probably of this generation
  m. (mcrt 08.1635) Sir John Wemyss of Bogie (d before 02.1679)
  (iv)+ other issue - David (dsp), 2 sons (d infant)
  (B) Margaret Aytoun probably of this generation
  m. George Seton, 2nd of Cariston (d before 1618)
  (C)+ 3 other daughters
  (2) Catherine Aytoun
  (3) Elizabeth Aytoun possibly of this generation
  m. (by 26.01.1599) John Arnot of Woodmylne
  b. Robert Aytoun of Craigfuddie (a 1583)
m. Margaret Ingles
  (1) Robert Aytoun of Craigfuddie & Kenloch (a 1619)
  Hamilton reports that "it is understood that the line of this branch is now extinct."
  c. Andrew Aytoun (d unm)
  partner unknown
(1) Andrew Aytoun of Logie (a 1637)
  d. daughter
  m. John Preston of Airdrie ## see here ##
  B. Robert Aytoun of Inchdairney, Fife (a 1516, 1539)
  m. ?? Lundi (dau of ?? Lundi of Balgonie)
  i. Robert Aytoun of Inchdairney (a 1586)
m. Elizabeth Pitcairn (dau of ?? Pitcairn of Forthar)
  a. George Aytoun of Inchdairney
  m. Christian Ramsay (dau of (James) Ramsay of Corston)
  (1) Robert Aytoun of Inchdairney (a 1649)
  m. Hellen Hamilton of Kelbrachmont
  (A) John Aytoun of Inchdairney (d 08.1683)
  m. (mcrt 15.06.1651) Jean Stewart (dau of James Stewart of Rosyth by dau of Napier of Marchiston)
(i) Alexander Aytoun of Inchdairney (a 1684)
  m. Margaret Hog (dau of Lord Harcus)
  (a) George or Roger Aytoun of Inchdairney (a 1713)
  m1. (sp) Barbara Scott
m2. (1723) Euphemia Ramsay (dau of Sir John Ramsay, Bart of Whitehill)
  ((1)) John Aytoun of Inchdairney (a 1748)
  m. (29.09.1746) Isabel Rollo (b 11.1718, d 11.1751, dau of Lord Robert Rollo)
  ((A)) Robert Aytoun of Inchdairney (d 1810, Major General)
  m1. (sp) ?? (Mrs Mynshull of Charletonhall)
  m2. Jean Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Balgregie)
((i)) John Aytoun of Inchdairney had issue
  m. Margaret Anne Jeffray (dau of Professor James Jeffray of Glasgow)
  ((B)) Mary Aytoun (d 24.04.1817) probably of this generation
  m. (04.12.1765) James Rollo, 7th Lord of Duncrub (d 1784)
  (B) Janet Aytoun possibly of this generation
m. (1644) John Lindsay of Dowhill (b 1623, d by 1692)
  (2) James Aytoun of Grange mentioned on 'Fife (P&H)' (vol 1, p252)
  (A) Grizel Aytoun probably the Grizel (a 1699) who married ...
  m. John Hamilton of Clatto (d 02.1647)
  (B)+ other issue - son (dvp), Barbara, Margaret, Elizabeth, Jean, Isabella, Anne
  (3) Agnes Aytoun ("eldest daughter") probably of this generation
  m. John Forrester of Strathendrie (a 1631)
  b. James Aytoun of Grange mentioned on 'Fife (P&H)' (vol 1, p253)
  c. Agnes Aytoun (d by 01.1607) possibly of this generation --
  m. (1577) Walter Heriot, 4th of Ramornie (d 1615) --
  ii. Agnes Aytoun possibly of this generation --
m. John Pitcairn of that ilk, 14th of Pitcairn (d 1593) --
  C. Andrew Aytoun
  Andrew is identified as ancestor of the Aytouns of Kenaldie. We have not yet found a reliable source on his line. The following has been pulled together from cross-references in the database. When this is done there is always the risk of (for example) showing someone as a son when they were in fact younger brother or nephew or cousin, etc.
  i. Andrew Aytoun of Kenaldie, Fife father of Sir Robert, probably of this generation
  a. John Aytoun of Kenaldie probably of this generation
m. (mcrt 25.04.1590) Katherine Carnegie (dau of David Carnegie of Panbride) wife of John, presumed mother of ...
  (1) David Aytoun of Kenaldie (a 1638) nephew of Sir Robert, possibly father of ...
  (A) John Aytoun of Kenaldie probably of this generation
m. Margaret Bruce (dau of Thomas Bruce of Blairhall) possibly wife of this John, presumed mother of ...
  (i) John Aytoun of Kenaldie & Kippo (a 1700) probably of this generation, nephew of Sir John
  (a) John Aytoun of Kenaldie probably of this generation
  m. Mary Monypenny (bpt 06.1690, d 11.1764, dau of Alexander Monypenny of Pitmilly) possibly wife of this John, presumed mother of ...
  ((1)) William Aytoun of Kippo probably of this generation (mentioned by Hamilton, p465)
m. Catherine
  ((A)) James Aytoun of Kippo (d 1785) possibly of this generation
  ((i)) Alexander Aytoun of Kippo (d 1795)
  ((a)) John Aytoun of Kippo (a 1800) possibly of this generation
  (((1))) Jane Emilia Ayton (d 22.11.1872) probably of this generation
  m. (1824) David Ayton Lindsay of Wormiston (b 12.1798, d 05.1872)
  ((ii)) Mary Aytoun
m. Patrick Lindsay of Wormiston
  ((B)) Margaret Aytoun (bpt 1735)
  (ii) Sir John Aytoun of Kippo (d before 1676, Usher of the Black Rod in England) probably of this generation
  (iii) Euphemia Aytoun probably of this generation
  m. (20.12.1644) John Bruce of Straburne (dsp)
(iv) Mary Aytoun probably of this generation
  m. George Patullo (b c1612, d 1679, minister of Newtyle then Kingsbarns)
  (v) Christian Aytoun (d 1686) probably of this generation
  m. Robert Hamilton of Pittarthie (d 03.1679)
  (2) Agnes Aytoun (d before 31.08.1627) probably of this generation
  m. Robert Hamilton of Inchmachan, etc. (a 1610, d before 12.06.1640)
  (3) Jean Aytoun probably of this generation
  m. Patrick Maule (b 01.1606)
  b. Sir Robert Ayton (b 1570, d unm 1638, poet) probably of this generation, mentioned on 'Fife (P&H)' (vol 1, p336)
  D. Elizabeth Aytoun probably of this generation
  m. John Halkett of Pitfirran (d Fallside (1548?))

Main source(s): 'An Inquiry into the Origin, Pedigree, & History of the Family, or Clan, of Aitons in Scotland' by William Hamilton, 1830
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