'Bontein1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bontein of Ardoch, Bontein of Balglas, Bontein of Milndovan

Possibly descended from an English family of the name of Bunting, one of the first of this family to live in Dumbartonshire was ...
Finlaw Buntyn in Cardross, Dumbartonshire (a 1398) possibly father of ...
1. John Buntying of Ardoch, Dumbartonshire
  A. Nicholas Buntying (a 08.1452, heir) possibly father of ...
  i.+ issue - Robert, William
  The above are mentioned by BLG1952 but BLG does not confirm that they were ancestors of the following Nicol who is the first identified as a definite ancestor of later members of the family.
  a. Nicol Bontyn, 5th of Ardoch (d 1512?)
  (1) Alan Bontyn (dvp)
  (A) Archibald Bontein, 6th of Ardoch (d 1536)
  (i) John Bontein, 6th of Ardoch (d 1570)
  m. Hewissa Knox (dau of Uchtred Knox of Ramphorlie)
  (a) William Bontein, 8th of Ardoch - continued below
  m. Janet McAulay (dau of Aulay McAulay of Ardincaple)



William Bontein, 8th of Ardoch - continued above
m. Janet McAulay (dau of Aulay McAulay of Ardincaple)
1. Archibald Bontein (dvp)
A. John Bontein, 9th of Ardoch (d 1647)
  m. Jean Semple
  i. William Bontein, 10th of Ardoch (d 1683)
  m. Isobel Montgomery of Lainshaw
  a. Nicol Bontein, 11th of Ardoch (d 1715)
  m. Marjory Campbell
(1) Robert Bontein, 12th of Ardoch (dsp 1740)
  (2) William Bontein
  m. Jean Buchanan (dau of William Buchanan of Drummikill)
  (A) Nicol Bontein or Bontine, 13th of Ardoch (d 1760)
  (B) William Bontein, 14th of Ardoch (dspms 1770)
  m. (06.04.1738) Margaret Haldane (dau of John Haldane of Lanrick)
  (3) Isobel Bontein
  m. Robert Graham of Gartmore & Gallingad
  B. William Bontein, 1st of Milndovan (d 1654)
  i. John Bontein, 2nd of Milndovan (d 1665)
  a. William Bontein, 3rd of Milndovan
  m. Jane Graham (d 1697, dau of Walter Graham, 2nd of Gallingad, sister of Robert of Gartmore)
  (1) Robert Bontein, 4th of Milndovan (a 1741)
  m. Margaret Bontein (dau of Archibald Bontein of Balglas, cousin) @@ below
  (A) Archibald Bontine or Bontein of Balglas, Stirlingshire (b 1709, d 1773)
  m. (1744) Francoise Silenus
(i) Sir James Bontein of Balglas (b 1752, d 1819, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Alice Trant
  (a) Edward Trant Bontein (b 1785, d 1819) had issue
  m1. Anna Maria Sims (dau of John Sims)
  m2. Mary Anne Stanley (dau of Sir Edmund Stanley of Madras)
  (b) James Bontein (dsp, Captain)
  (c) John Pitt Bontein (d 1860, Captain) had issue
  m. Louisa Philippa Ball (dau of Robert Ball)
  (d) Alice Bontein
  m. _ von Bartling (Major)
  b. Archibald Bontein of Balglas probably of this generation
  (1) Margaret Bontein
  m. Robert Bontein, 4th of Milndowan (a 1741) @@ above

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Bontein formerly of Ardoch and Balglas)
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