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Families covered: Dalrymple of Waterside

McCall provides a standard vertical pedigree chart of the family that starts with the unnamed father of John (m. Katherine Thomson) and his brother Malcolm. In the text are mentioned some possible earlier generations whom we show in italics, starting with ...
Morrise Dalrymple in Waterside, Dumfriesshire (a 1558) possibly father or uncle of ...
1. Malcolm Dalrymple in Waterside (a 1585, 1619) possibly brother of ...
2. John Dalrymple of Waterside (b c1560, d 25.03.1625) possibly father of ...
  A. John Dalrymple of Waterside
  m. Katherine Thomson
  i. John Dalrymple of Waterside (d 1697) the first mentioned by MGH
  m. Elizabeth Herries (dau of William Herries of Hartwood (Harthwaite), son of Rev. Robert)
McCall reports that John & Elizabeth had many children but names only John, Robert, Nichola(s), Isobel & Katharine. The others below come from MGH.
  a. John Dalrymple of Waterside (b 1668, d 20.07.1731, chamberlain to the Duke of Queensberry)
  m. (c1695) Agnes Copland (b c1663, d 27.11.1729, dau of John Copland of Dalbeattie (Provost of Dumfries, son of John of Dumfries) by Agnes Hairstanes)
  (1) Hugh Dalrymple (b 1699, dvp 26.03.1722)
  (2) William Dalrymple of Waterside (b c1701, d unm 1760, chamberlain to the Duke of Queensberry)
  (3) Agnes Dalrymple (b 1697-8, d 21.05.1760)
  m. (25.01.1722) Alexander Orr of Hazelside (d 19.06.1767, minister of Muirkirk)
  (4) Elizabeth Dalrymple (a 1777)
m. (1724) William Murray of Murraythwaite
  (5) Susan Dalrymple
  m. (09.06.1737) Douglas Maxwell of Cowhill
  b. Robert Dalrymple (WS)
  (1)+ issue - Hugh (attorney general of Grenada), Primrose (captain)
  c. Nichola(s) Dalrymple
  m. John Fairgraive of Edinburgh (brewer)
  d. Isobel (Isabella) Dalrymple (d 04.12.1770)
  m. (1721) Alexander Bayne of New Grange (b 1690-1, d 15.0531776, minister of Keir, son of John of New Grange)
  e. Katharine Dalrymple (b c1677, d 19.01.1752)
  MGH suggests that Katherine d unm but McCall indicates that she may have married.
  f. Anne Dalrymple
  m. James Johnstone of Lockerbie
  g.+ other issue - James (Captain), Francis, Marion (d unm)
  B. Malcolm Dalrymple (a 1630, 1633)

Main source(s): 'Some old families' (H.B. McCall, vol 1 (1890), 'Chapter II: Dalrymples of Waterside', p27+) with some support from MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), p272+)
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