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Families covered: Dalzell of Carnwath, Dalzell of Glenae

Sir Robert Dalzell, 1st Earl of Carnwath (d 1639)
Surprisingly, there is disagreement between our main sources as to whether or not it was this Robert who was created an Earl or his son. TSP (along with various web sites) identifies him as the first Earl but BP1934 (Carnwath), supported by TCP (Carnwath), shows his son as the 1st Earl. The creation was in 1639, just before this Robert died. We follow the majority but note that there must have been a question on this for BP & TCP to differ from the others. Some sources may therefore differ with the numbering used here for the Earls.
m. (mcrt 28.03.1580) Margaret Crichton (dau of Sir Robert Crichton of Cluny, King's Advocate)
1. Robert Dalzell, 2nd Earl of Carnwath (bur 21.06.1654)
  m1. Christian Douglas (dau of Sir William Douglas of Hawick)
A. Gavin Dalzell, 3rd Earl of Carnwath (d 11/12.1673)
  m1. (mcrt 21.07.1637) Margaret Carnegie (dau of David Carnegie, younger of Southesk, Master of Carnegie)
  TSP indicates that Gavin's sons may have been by his second marriage whilst his daughters were by his first. However, BP1934 specifically identifies Margaret as mother of all of his children.
  i. James Dalzell, 4th Earl of Carnwath (d 1688)
  m. (10.12.1676) Mary Seton (d d 15.01.1698/01.1713, dau of George Seton, 3rd Earl of Winton)
  a. son (d young)
  b. Elizabeth Dalzell
  m1. Lord John Hay (dsp 25.08.1706, of Tweeddale family)
  m2. General Robert Hunter, Governor of Jamaica (d 1734)
  ii. John Dalzell, 5th Earl of Carnwath (d unm 07.06.1702)
  iii. Jane Dalzell
  m. Claude Muirhead of Lachop
iv.+ other issue - Robert, Margaret, Christian (d 1650), Mary (d 1650)
  m2. (before 14.12.1663) Mary Erskine (dau of Alexander Erskine, Viscount Fentoun, younger of Kellie)
  B. William Dalzell (d unm 1647)
  C. Anna Dalzell
  m. (mcrt 27.09.1632, sp) John Hamilton of Preston (dsp 1647)
  m2. Katherine Abington (d/bur 12.08.1712, dau of John Abington of Dowdeswell)
2. Sir John Dalzell of Glenae and Newton (d before 23.12.1669)
  m. (before 1625) Agnes Nisbet (dau of James Nisbet of Restalrig by Marion, dau of Sir John Arnot of Birswick)
  A. Sir Robert Dalzell, 1st Bart of Glenae (d before 29.04.1686)
  m1. _ Sandilands (dau of _ Sandilands of Torphichen)
  i. Mary Dalzell
  m. (mcrt 21.04.1652) Robert Lawrie of Maxwelton
  m2. (mcrt 11.10.1654) Margaret Johnstone (dsp 10.1655, dau of James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Hartfell)
  m3. (mcrt 22/3.04.1657) Violet Riddell (dau of Andrew Riddell of Haining)
ii. Sir John Dalzell, 2nd Bart of Glenae (d 03.1689)
  m. (16.06.1686) Henrietta Murray (dau of Sir William Murray, Bart of Stanhope)
  a. Sir Robert Dalzell, 3rd Bart of Glenae, 6th Earl of Carnwath (b c1687, d 19.07.1737)
  Sir Robert supported the Jacobite rebellion and was attainted for high treason.
  m1. (19.01.1710) Grace Montgomerie (d 01.1713, dau of Alexander Seton Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton)
  (1)+ issue - Euphemia (b 12.02.1703, d before 1715), Margaret (d unm 18.04.1781)
  m2. (03.06.1720) Grizel Urquhart (d 03.09.1723, dau of Alexander Urquhart of Newhall)
  (3) Alexander Dalzell, 'Earl of Carnwath' (b 02.02.1721-2, d 03.04.1787)
  m. (1753) Elizabeth Jackson
  (A) Richard Dalzell, 'Lord Dalzell' (b 23.07.1753, dvp 05.07.1782)
  m. (1775) Elizabeth Johnston
  (i) Elizabeth Dalzell
  m. Sir Alexander Gilbert Grierson, 6th Bart of Lag (d 03.1840)
  (B) Robert Dalzell (d 13.02.1808)
  m. (18.03.1783) Anne Armstrong (d 21.02.1797, dau of David Armstrong of Kirtleton)
  (i) John Dalzell of Glenae (b 18.08.1795, d unm New Orleans 10.10.1814)
(ii) Margaret Dalzell of Glenae (b 29.04.1784, d 29.04.1847)
  m. (20.08.1818) Dougall Stewart Dalzell (d 25.04.1847, Major)
  (iii) Elizabeth Dalzell (b 20.10.1790)
  m. (31.08.1812) Lord Henry Alexander Douglas (d 15.03.1837, of Queensberry family)
  (C) John Dalzell (b 19.11.1765, 3rd son)
  (i) Eliza Jane Dalzell
  m. Jonas M. Leake
(D) Margaret Dalzell
  m. (1778) Sir Roger Grierson, 5th Bart of Lag (b c1733, d 08.08.1839)
  (E)+ other issue - Alexander (b 23.08.1760, d unm 1788), James (d young), Elizabeth (d unm 23.12.1830)
  m3. (15.11.1728) Margaret Hamilton (d 13.02.1730, dau of John Hamilton of Bangour)
  (4) Elizabeth Dalzell (d 1737)
  m4. (19.06.1735) Margaret Vincent (d 11.04.1758, dau of Thomas Vincent of Barnborough Grange by Isabel, dau of Philip Packer)
  (5) Robert Dalzell (b 1737/8, d 29/31.07.1788)
  m. (24.05.1761) Elizabeth Acklom (dau of Richard Acklom of Wiseton Hall)
  (A) Robert Alexander Dalzell, 7th Earl of Carnwath (b 13.02.1768, d 01.01.1839)
Robert was restored to the Earldom. Following TSP, we pick-up the numbering from the attainted Earl. BP1934 numbers him as the 9th Earl after allowing for those who would have been Earl but for the attainder.
  m1. (23.09.1789) Jane Parkes (d 30.09.1791, dau of Samuel Parkes of Cork)
  (i) Elizabeth Dalzell (b 12.08.1790, d 03.05.1801)
  m2. (26.04.1794) Andalusia Brown (d 03.1833, dau of Arthur Brown of Knockduff House)
  (ii) Thomas Henry Dalzell, 8th Earl of Carnwath (b 02.09.1797, d 14.12.1867, 2nd son)
  m1. (09.09.1834) Anne Grattan (d 22.05.1853, dau of Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan, widow of John Blachford of Altadore)
  m2. (02.05.1855) Isabella Eliza Wimot (d 16.10.1902, dau of Col. Eardley Wilmot)
  (a) Henry Arthur Hew Dalzell, 9th Earl of Carnwath (b 12.04.1858, d 13.03.1873)
  (iii) Arthur Alexander Dalzell, 10th Earl of Carnwath (b 15.09.1799, d unm 28.04.1876)
  (iv) Harry Burrard Dalzell, 11th Earl of Carnwath (b 11.11.1804, d 01.11.1887, 5th son)
  m. (16.11.1827) Isabella Campbell (d 14.10.1867, dau of Rev Alexander Campbell)
  (a) Edith Isabella Dalzell (b 15.10.1843)
  m. (31.07.1835) Edward Stanley Adeane (d 18.10.1902, Admiral)
  (b)+ other issue - Arthur John (08.04.1829, dvp unm 09.04.1849), Robert Augustus (b 13.10.1838, dvp unm 20.04.1869, Captain), Eleanor Carnwath (b 14.08.1840, d 29.05.1867)
  (v) Robert Alexander George Dalzell (b 19.08.1816, d 19.10.1878) had issue
  m. (27.08.1846) Sarah Bushby Harris (dau of John Harris of London, Canada)
  They were the ancestors of the 12th and later Earls.
  (vi)+ other issue - Catherine Andalusia (b 07.02.1495, d 01.05.1795), Robert Arthur (b 01.05.1496, d 30.12.1799), Andalusia (b 11.06.1801, d 02.02.1813), Robert Acklum (b 17.02.1802, d 20.01.1804), Charlotte Marianne (b 28.04.1806, d young), Emma Maria (b 28.03.1809, d 25.12.1882), Eleanor Jane Elizabeth (b 04.11.1810, d 03.05.1836), Charlotte Augusta (b 24.07.1812, d 27.12.1844), Vincent Carnwath (b 02.04.1815, d infant)
  m3. (11.10.1838) Jane Cornell (d14.05.1863, dau of John Cornell of Correnden and Hazel Hall)
  (B) Elizabeth Dalzell (d unm 24.03.1819)
b. John Dalzell (a 10.1715)
  TSP (Carnwath) shows the Mary who married William, 6th Viscount of Kenmure, as John's daughter rather than his sister. That BP1934 (Carnwath) is correct showing her as his sister is supported by TSP (Kenmure).
  (1) James Dalzell (b c1727)
  c. Mary Dalzell (d 16.08.1776)
  m1. (1711) William Gordon, 6th Viscount of Kenmure (d 24.02.1716)
  m2. (after 27.05.1736) John Lumsden (dsp 1751, a Jacobite Baronet)
  d. Agnes Dalzell
  m. Sir John Johnstone, 1st Bart of Westerhall (d 30.09.1711)
iii. James Dalzell (captain, a 1715)
  m. _ Graham
  a. John Dalzell of Barncrosh
  m. Henrietta Gordon (dau of William Gordon, 6th Viscount of Kenmure)
  (1) Violett Dalzell (d 23.09.1836) probably of this generation
  m. (14.11.1774) John Leslie, 22nd of Balquhain (b 1751, d 27.02.1828)
  iv. Thomas Dalzell (d 12.1743, Colonel)
  m. (11.1701) Isabel Fergusson (dau of Robert Fergusson of Craigdarroch (by Elizabeth Grier?))
  a. David Dalzell in Glasgow (d 30.03.1772)
  (1) Thomas Dalzell
  b. Jean Dalzell
  m. Thomas Gibson (d 1786)
  c.+ other issue - Agnes, Harriet
v.+ other issue - Agnes, Harrietta (d before 27.10.1698), Violet (d before 27.10.1698)
  B. Mary Dalzell
  m. (mcrt 08.07.0665) Alexander Erskine, 3rd Earl of Kellie (d 05.1677)
  C. daughter
3. James Dalzell
  m. (mcrt 07.08.1618) Marion Craufurd (widow of James Oswell of Athellis)
4. Thomas Dalzell in Banff (a 1663)
5. William Dalzell (a 1624)
6. Margaret Dalzell
  m. (mcrt 09.07.1610) John Wilson, younger of Croglin
7. daughter
  m. (before 1607) George Crawford, younger of Auchercross
8. Mary (or Jean) Dalzell
  m. Sir James Muirhead of Lachop

Main source(s): TSP (Carnwath), BP1934 (Carnwath)
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