'Duff02'
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Families covered: Duff of Braco, Duff of Corsindae, Duff of Dipple, Duff of Drummuir, Duff of Eden, Duff of Fetteresso, Duff of Fife, Duff of Hatton, Duff of Muirtown

Adam Duff in Ardrone, later of Clunybeg (b 1590, d c1674)
m. Beatrix Gordon (dau of Alexander Gordon, 3rd of Birkenburn)
1. Alexander Duff of Keithmore (b 1623, d 1696)
  m. (1650) Helen Grant (d 1694, dau of Alexander Grant of Ballentomb and/or Allachie)
A. Alexander Duff of Braco (b 1652, d 19.12.1705)
  m. (1678) Margaret Gordon (d 1721, dau of Sir William Gordon, 4th Bart of Lesmoir)
  i. William Duff of Braco and Eden (d 01.1718)
  m. (1706) Helen Taylor (d 20.11.1780, dau of Robert Taylor)
  a. Margaret Duff of Eden (b 1710, dsp 27.03.1793)
  m1. (27.06.1731) Patrick Duff of Culter (d 20.10.1763)
  m2. (25.12.1768) Alexander Udney of that ilk (dsp 1789)
  ii. Margaret Duff (b 1679)
m1. (15.11.1694) Charles Gordon of Glengerack
  m2. James Ogilvie
  iii. Helen Duff (b 1681, d 1735)
  m. (1700) William Gordon, 3rd of Farskane
  a. William Gordon
  m. Margaret Duff (d 1789, dau of James Duff of Crombie)
  (1) William Gordon-Duff of Eden (dsp 19.06.1812)
  (2) John Gordon (dsp)
  (3) Jean Gordon
  m. (18.03.1754) James Miln (in Gothenburg) @1@ below
  iv. Mary Duff (b 1683)
  m. (1699) Alexander Abercrombie of Tilliebody (b 1675)
v. Anna Duff (b 1689)
  B. William Duff of Dipple (b 1653, d 1722)
  m1. Helen Gordon (dau of Sir George Gordon of Edinglassie)
  i. Alexander Duff (b 1690)
  ii. William Duff of Dipple, 1st Earl of Fife (b c10.1697, d 30.09.1763)
  m1. (19.09.1719) Janet Ogilvie (b c1695, d 25.12.1720, dau of James Ogilvy, Earl of Findlater and Seafield)
  m2. (1723) Jean Grant (b 28.05.1705, d 16.01.1788, dau of Sir James Grant, Bart of Grant)
a. William Duff (b 1724/6, d unm 26.03.1753)
  b. James Duff, 2nd Earl of Fife (b 28.09.1729, d 24.01.1809)
  m. (04.06.1766) Dorothea Sinclair (dau of Alexander Sinclair, 9th Earl of Caithness)
  partner(s) unknown
  (1) Jane/Jean Duff (a 1795)
  (2) Sir James Duff (b c1755, d 05.12.1839, General)
  m. (12.08.1785) Basilia Dawes (d 28.05.1849)
  (A) Louisa Duff (b c1802, d 01.09.1855)
  (B) Sir James Duff of Kinstair (b 24.01.1804, d 10.02.1837) had issue
  m. (22.02.1827) Eliza Charlotte Prescott (d 1840)
  (C) Sarah Duff (b 02.02.1806, d c1883)
  m. (21.06.1826) W. Hewett (b 02.07.1795, d 26.10.1891)
(D) Anne Duff (b c1807, d c1898)
  m. (20.12.1828) P. Hewett
  (3) William Duff (b c1756, d 1795, Major)
  m. (c1787) Dorothy Skelly
  (A) Sophia Henrietta Duff
m. Roland Mainwaring
  c. Alexander Duff, 3rd Earl of Fife (b 18.04.1731, d 17.04.1811)
  m. (17.08.1775) Mary Skene (dau of George Skene of Skene)
  (1) James Duff, 4th Earl of Fife (b 06.10.1776, dsp 09.03.1857)
  m. (09.09.1799) Mary Caroline Manners (d 20.12.1805, dau of John Manners)
  (2) Sir Alexander Duff, Sheriff of Elgin (b c1778, d 21.03.1851, General) had issue
  m. (16.03.1812) Anne Stein (d 14.02.1859, dau of James Stein of Kilbogie)
  Their elder son became the 5th Earl of Fife.
  (3) Jane Duff (d 22.05.1850)
  m. (02.12.1802) Alexander Francis Tayler (major)
  (4) Anne Duff (d 24.01.1829)
  m. (16.10.1809) Richard Wharton-Duff of Orton
  (5) Sarah Duff (d 1811)
  m. (20.06.1807) Daniel Collyer of Gray's Inn
  (6) Mary Duff (d young)
  d. George Duff (b 1736, d 23.11.1818)
  m. (07.04.1757) Frances Dalziel (d 1778, dau of Gibson Dalziel)
  (1)+ issue - James (b 1758, d unm 29.03.1832), George (b 1760, d unm 1828), Jane (b 1765, d 1792), Frances b 26.06.1766, d 06.03.1787)
e. Ludovic Duff (b 1737, dsp 14.10.1811, captain)
  m. (1767) Deborah Davis (d 1796, dau of Griffith Davis)
  f. Arthur Duff of Orton (b 1743, d unm 20.04./02.06.1805, MP)
  g. Patrick Duff (b/d 1738)
  h. Anne Duff (b 1725, d 06.1805)
  m. Alexander Duff, 3rd of Hatton (b 26.03.1718, d 29.10.1764) @2@ below
  i. Janet Duff (b 1727, d 03.03.1758)
  m1. (1745) Sir William Gordon, Bart of Park (d 05.06.1751)
  m2. George Hay of Montblary
  j. Jane Duff (bpt 16.11.1732, d 1776)
  m. (25.10.1753) Keith Urquhart of Meldrum (b 1730, d 1793)
  k. Helen Duff (b 1739, d 20.09/11.1778)
  m. (1764) Robert Duff of Logie and Fetteresso (d 06.06.1787, Vice Admiral) @3@ below
l. Sophia Henrietta Duff (b 1740, d 1826)
  m. (13.07.1774) Thomas Wharton (b 10.1735, d 1816)
  Their son Richard inherited Orton from his uncle Arthur (above) and took the name Wharton-Duff.
  m. Catherine Duff (b 1741, d unm 1765)
  n. Margaret Duff (b 1745, d 24.04.1786)
  m. (06.03.1768) James Brodie of Brodie (b 31.08.1744, d 17.01.1824)
  iii. Helen Duff (b 1682, d 07.1746)
  m. (22.10.1702) William Sutherland
  iv. Catherine Duff (b 1683, d 20.12.1758)
  m. (1709) Alexander Duff of Hatton (b 05.01.1688, d 1753) @4@ below
v. Isabel Duff (b 1688)
  m. Alexander Mackintosh
  vi. Elizabeth Duff (b c1692)
  m. Thomas Donaldson
  vii.+ other issue - Ludovic (b 1698), Mary (b 1684, d young), Jean (b 1694)
  m2. Jean Dunbar (dau of Sir William Dunbar of Durn)
  x. Alexander Duff (b 1715)
  xi. Anne Duff (b 1705, d 30.01.1773)
  m. William Baird of Auchmedden (b c1701, d 1777)
  xii. Janet Duff (b 1710)
m. Sir James Kinloch of Kinloch
  xiii. Mary Duff (bpt 05.08.1714)
  m1. George Morison of Haddo (Captain)
  m2. (30.11.1731) James Abercromby, 4th of Glassaugh (bpt 15.10.1706, d after 28.04.1781, General)
  xiv. Henrietta Duff (d 08.08.1748)
  C. Patrick Duff of Craigston and Hatton (b c1655, d 03.08.1731)
  m1. (1687) Anne Innes (d 1700, dau of John Innes, 5th of Edingight)
  i. Alexander Duff, 2nd of Hatton (b 05.01.1688, d 1753)
  m. (1709) Katharine Duff (b 1683, d 20.1201758, dau of William Duff of Dipple) @4@ above
  a. Patrick Duff (dvpsp)
  m. (1738) Mary Ogilvie (d 1784, of Inchmartin family)
  b. Alexander Duff, 3rd of Hatton (b 26.03.1718, d 29.10.1764)
  m. Anne Duff (d 06.1805, dau of William Duff, 1st Earl of Fife) @2@ above
  (1) Jean Duff (d 15.02.1805)
  m. (04.01.1763) Sir James Grant, 8th Bart of Grant (d 18.02.1811)
  c. John Duff of Drumblair, 4th of Hatton (b 14.01.1726/7, d 02.08.1787)
  m. (26.01.1762) Helen Duff (b 1744, d after 1793, dau of Patrick Duff, 2nd of Whitehill, Provost of Banff)<
  (1) Alexander Duff, 5th of Hatton (b 14.01.1765, d 03.11.1791)
  m. (1787) Mary Leslie (dau of Major Leslie of Glenmyre)
  (A) Mary Duff (b 1788, d 1858)
  m. (1805) Robert Cockburn
(B) Helen Duff (b 1789, d 1873)
  m. (1808) John Tod (WS)
  (C) Margaret Duff (b 1791, d 1803)
  (2) Patrick Duff, 6th of Hatton (b 12.06.1766, d unm 1801)
  (3) Andrew Duff, 7th of Hatton (b 17.09.1769, d unm 12.08.1818)
  (4) Garden Duff, 4th of Whitehill, 8th of Hatton (b 01.11/29.10.1779, d 15.03.1858) had issue
  m. (17.09.1805) Louisa Dunbar (b 11.04.1788, d 10.06.1865, dau of Sir Benjamin Dunbar, 3rd Bart of Hempriggs, 'Lord Duffus')
  (5)+ other issue - James (b 10.08.1768, d before 1789), John (b 12.02.1771, d before 1776), William (b 12.10.1774, d before 1808), John (b 02.01.1776, d before 1789), Robert (b 01.05.1783, d 1854), Bathia (b 08.12.1762, d 03.10.1774), Anne (b 17.02.1764, d 08.04.1775), Clementina (b 16.01.1767, d c1845), Katherine (b 22.06.1772, d 1805), Bathia (b 13.03.1778, d infant), Ann (b 15.04.1781, d young)
  d. James Duff of Banff (b 01.01.1729, d 19.11.1804, advocate)
  m1. (12.08.1755) Helen Skene (b 27.09.1734, d 12.03.1764, dau of George Skene of Rubislaw)
  (1) Alexander Duff (b 11.07.1758, d c1778)
  (2) George Duff (b c01.02.1764, d Trafalgar 21.10.1805, Captain)
  m. (06.05.1791) Sophia Dirom (b 1764, d 1827, dau of Alexander Dirom of Muiresk, Provost of Banff)
  (A) Norwich Duff (b 05.08.1792, d 05.04.1862, Admiral) had issue
  m. (10.06.1833) Helen Mary Shoolbred (dau of Dr. John Shoolbred)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary Anne Fotheringham (b c1794, d c1796), Jemima (b 27.09.1799, d c1803), Georgina Helen (bpt 22.06.1803, d 17.01.1832), Anna Margaret (bpt 15.08.1805, d 1827)
  (3) Helen Duff (b 1756, a 1803)
  m. (28.04.1782) Thomas Bell
  m2. (01.02.1772) Margaret Ogilvie Dunbar (b 1754, d 1829, dau of James Dunbar of Birkenbog family)
  (4) Anne Duff (b c1784, d 1876)
  m. Walter Biggar
  (5)+ other issue
  e. Helen Duff (d 1796)
  f. Jane/Jean Duff
  m. Gordon
  g. Margaret Duff
  ii. John Duff (b 1689, d 1751)
  m. (25.09.1718) Margart Gordon
  a. Patrick (or Peter) Duff (b 19.08.1719)
  m. Grisell (or Jean) Balfour
  b. Archibald Duff (b 20.06.1731)
  m. Jane Stewart
  (1) William Duff
  c.+ other issue - William (b 05.09.1720), Helen (b 01.07.1722), Alexander (b 07.12.1723), John (b 11.05.1725), Margaret (b 13.08.1726), Anne (b 18.12.1727), John (b 26.06.1729), John (b 20.10.1734), James (b 12.04.1736), Helen (b 11.06.1737)
  iii. William Duff (b 1690, d 12.1740)
  m. Bathia Garden
  a. Bathia Duff (b 1718, d 1753)
  m. (1738) John Gordon
b. Patrick Duff (b 1720, d 1783)
  iv. Patrick Duff of Premnay (b 16.11.1692, dsp 20.10.1763)
  m. (1756) Margaret Duff (b 1745, d 1793, dau of William Duff of Braco) ??
  v. Helen Duff (b 1691)
  vi. Jean Duff (b 1696, d 23.05.1776)
  m. (30.03.1720) John Innes, 7th of Edingight (b 10.1692, d 1748)
  m2. (04.08/10.1701) Mary Urquhart (d 1764, dau of James Urquhart of Knockleith)
  vii. Robert Duff of Logie and Fetteresso, Governor of Newfoundland (b 1721, d 06.06.1787, Vice Admiral)
  m1. (1764) Helen Duff (d 20.09.1778, dau of William Duff, 1st Earl of Fife) @3@ above
  a. Robert William Duff, 2nd of Fetteresso and of Culter (b 1767, d 22.03.1834, Lt. Col.)
  m. (1789) Mary Duff (his step-sister) @5@ below
  (1) Robert Duff, 3rd of Fetteresso (b 1790, d 30.12.1861) had issue (1 daughter)
  m. (1834) Marie Madeleine Namount (d 02.03.1900, dau of Claude Jerome Namount of Chaulnes)
  (2) Arthur Duff, later Abercromby of Glassaugh (b 1797, d 1855) had issue
m. (02.12.1832) Elizabeth Innes (d 1838, dau of John Innes of Cowie)
  (3) Adam Duff of Woodcote and Banniskirk (b 11.06.1800, d 04.1870) had issue
  m. (29.06.1829) Eleanor Fraser (d 09.1876, dau of Capt. Thomas Fraser)
  (4) Thomas Abercromby Duff of Haddo (b 13.02.1802, d 01.1862) had issue
  m1. (1825) Mary Gordon (d 1829, dau of Alexander Gordon of Newton)
  m2. (01.01.1833) Laura Eliza Fraser (dau of Capt. Thomas Fraser)
  b. Adam Duff (d unm 17.05.1840)
  c. James Alexander Duff (b 1778, d unm 16.01.1800)
  d. Jane Duff (d 09.07.1839) apparently of this generation, of this marriage
  m. (03.01.1791) James Clerk, later Clerk-Rattray of Craighall Rattray (b 03.11.1763, d 29.08.1831)
m2. (30.10.1781) Jean Abercromby (dau of General James Abercromby, 4th of Glasshaugh)
  e. Mary Duff (d 06.11.1833)
  m. (1789) Robert William Duff of Fetteresso and Culter (her step-brother) @5@ above
  viii. Elizabeth Duff (b c1702)
  m. William Stuart of Auchorrachan (cousin)
  ix. Mary Duff (d 1773)
  m. William Leslie of Melross (d 1776)
  x. Margaret Duff (b 20.12.1720, d 13.11.1801)
  m. (before 1736) Alexander Davidson, later Gordon, 11th of Gight (b 25.05.1716, d 24.01.1760)
xi.+ other issue including James (b c1702), Thomas (b c1704), Archibald (b c1714), Francis (b c1715, d 1738), Adam (b after 17522, d 1795)
  D. Mary Duff
  m. (1684) Andrew Fraser
  E. Elizabeth Duff
  F. Margaret Duff (b 1654)
  m. James Stewart
  G. Jean Duff (d 1725)
  m. (1680) George Meldrum 'of Crombie' (d 11.1692, minister of Glass)
  i. Helen Meldrum probably of this generation
  m. Alexander Abercromby of Glassaugh
2. John Duff of Bowmakellach (b 1624, d before 1685)
  m. Isobel Pringle of Elgin
  A. John Duff
  m. Margaret Kennedy
  i. James Duff, 1st of Corsindae (b 1678, d 21.08.1762)
  m1. Anne Cumming (d 17.03.1722)
  m2. Magdalen Duff (d 06.07.1756, dau of William Duff, Provost of Inverness).
  Uncertain which wife was the mother of ...
  a. William Duff, 2nd of Corsindae (b 21.02.1714, d 1797)
  m. (1743) Katharine Gordon (dau of Arthur Gordon of Carnousie)
  (1) Arthur Duff (b 1747, d 1779)
  (2) William Duff, 3rd of Corsindae (dsp 1833)
  m. Charlotte Innes (of Clerkseat)
  (3) Magdalen Duff (b 1744)
m. John Dingwall (d 10.06.1778)
  (4)+ other issue
  ii. Adam Duff
  a. George Duff
  iii. Isobel Duff
  iv. Margaret Duff (b 1712)
  m. George Miln
  a. James Miln (in Gothenburg)
  m. (18.03.1754) Margaret Gordon (dau of William Gordon, 3rd of Farskane) @1@ above
  (1) Margaret Miln-Duff of Eden (d 20.08.1824)
  m. John Grant of Kincardine O'Neil (d 1799)
  (A) James Cuninghame Grant-Duff of Eden (b 08.07.1789, d 23.09.1858) had issue
  m. (1827) Jane Catherine Ainsle (d 01.05.1866, dau of Sir Whitelaw Ainslie)
B.+ other issue
3. George Duff (b 1628)
  m. Beatrice Duff
  A. Robert Duff (d 11.1754)
  i.+ issue (Thomas -1717, Robert, John, James c1700-1779)
  B.+ other issue (Adam, William, Daniel, Margaret, Rachel)
4. William Duff, Provost of Inverness (b 1632, d 1715)
  m1. (1655) Christian Duff (b c1660, dau of Alexander Duff of Kinloss)
  A. Alexander Duff, 3rd of Drummuir, Provost of Inverness (b 1657, d 22.08.1726)
  m. (1684) Katherine Duff (d 02.1758, dau of Adam Duff, 2nd of Drummuir)
i. Robert Duff, 4th of Drummuir (b 1698, d 1735)
  m. (1717) Isobel Campbell of Clunes
  a. Archibald Duff, 5th of Drummuir (b 1721, d unm 10.08.1788)
  b. Catherine Duff (b 1723)
  m. Archibald Campbell of Budgate
  ii. John Duff of Cublin (b 1701, d 1743)
  m1. (02.1725) Mary Gordon (dau of James Gordon of Ellon)
  a. Alexander Duff of Davidson (b 24.11.1725, d 24.01.1778)
  m. (1771) Magdalene Duff (dau of William Duff, 1st of Muirtown) @6@ below
  (1) John Duff, 6th of Drummuir (b 1772, d unm 1836, captain)
  (2) Archibald Duff, 7th of Drummuir (b 1773, dsp 1858, Vice Admiral)
  m. Frances Jones of Guestling
  (3) William Duff (b 1774, d unm 26.10.1809, WS)
m2. Helen Gordon (dau of Sir James Gordon, 2nd Bart of Park)
  b. Lachlan Duff, later Gordon-Duff of Park (b 16.07.1741, d 1808, 5th son)
  m. Rachael Hog of Newliston
  (1) Thomas Duff of Park (b 14.03.1790, d 05.12.1855, 4th son) had issue
  m. (14.11.1814) Joanna Maria Grant (d 1872, dau of Sir David Macdowall Grant of Arndilly)
  (2) Rachel Missing Duff
  m. (09.11.1820) Patrick Steuart, 10th of Tanachie and of Auchlunkart (d 25.03.1844)
  (3)+ other issue - James (d 1801), Roger (d 21.12.1806), Alexander (d Trafalgar 21.12.1806), Helen (d young)
  c. Katherine Duff (b 1732)
  m. Alexander Morison of Bognie
  d.+ other issue (dsp) - James (b 1729, d 1780, captain), William (b 1731, d 1761), John (b 1733, d 1794)
iii. William Duff, 1st of Muirtown (b 1707, d 1782)
  m. Mary Baillie (of Torbreck)
  a. Alexander Duff, 2nd of Muirtown (b 1737, d 1778, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (24.04.1769) Christian Baillie (d 19.12.1776, dau of Hugh Baillie, 20th of Dochfour)
  (1) Hugh Robert Duff, 3rd of Muirtown (b 1771, 02.08.1832, Major) had issue
  m. Sarah Louisa Forbes (d 05.07.1829, dau of Arthur Forbes, 7th of Culloden)
  (2) Ann Duff possibly of this generation
  m. John Forbes of Newe
  b. Jean Duff (b 1738)
  m. (1775) Hugh Falconer
  c. Magdalen Duff (b 1752, d 1828)
  m1. (1771) Alexander Duff (b 24.11.1725, d 24.01.1778) @6@ above
  m2. Andrew Macfarlane, Bishop of Moray and Ross
  d.+ other issue - Katherine (b 1741, d young), Katherine (b 1748), John (b 1753), Mary (b 1755)
  iv. Anne Duff (b 1684, d 1750)
  m. Lachlan Mackintosh, 20th of Mackintosh, 21st of Clan Chattan (dsp 1731)
  v. Mary/Margaret Duff (b 1691)
  m. (22.11.1709) William Gordon, younger of Lesmoir (b c1690, dvp 1725)
  vi.+ other issue - Janet (b 1689), William (b 1693), Alexander (b 1696, d infant), James (b 1700), Katherine (b 1704, d 1739)
B. Andrew Duff (b 1658)
  m2. (1666) Jane Lockhart (d 1690)
  C. James Duff (b c1674, d 1709)
  m. (c1697) Jean Meldrum (b c1681, dau of George Meldrum)
  i. William Duff of Crombie (b c1701, d 1781)
  m. Elizabeth Dalrymple (b 1713, d 1781, dau of Sir Robert Dalrymple of Castleton)
  a. Sir James Duff of Cadiz, 1st Bart (b 1734, d unm 11.1815)
  The baronetcy was inherited by a nephew, a son of his sister Anne by her second marriage.
  b. Anne Duff (b c1738, d 21/4.08.1811)
  m1. (19.06.1762, sp) William Crichton-Dalrymple, 5th Earl of Dumfries, 4th Earl of Stair (d 27.07.1768)
  m2. (26.07.1769) Alexander Gordon, Sheriff of Kirkcudbright (b 1739, d 13.03.1792, Lord of Sesion as Lord Rockville)
  c. Janet Duff
  m. Sir Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple, 3rd Bart of North Berwick (d 14.02.1800)
  d.+ other issue (Hugh -1767, Thomas, William)
  ii. Margaret Duff (b 1700, d 1789)
  m. William Gordon
  iii.+ other issue (Joan 1698-, Mary 1699-1780, Helen, Janet 1707-)
  D. Mary Duff (b 1675)
  m. William Baillie
  E. Jean Duff (b 1682)
  m. (06.06.1700) William Gordon
  F.+ other issue (Adam 1676-infant, Magdalen 1677-, Beatrix 1678-, Margaret 1681-, William 1684-, Katherine 1688-, Isabel 1689)
  m3. (after 1672) Mrs Jean Fraser (of Dattalick)
5. Jean Duff
  m. John Muir of Mather Cluny

Main sources: http://www.kittybrewster.com/ancestry/duff.htm, BP1934 (Fife), BLG1952 (Duff of Meldrum and Hatton), BLG1952 (Gordon-Duff of Park and Drummuir), BLG1952 (Grant Duff formerly of Eden), BLG1952 (Scott-Duff formerly of Fetteresso)
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