'Elphinstone2'
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Families covered: Elphinstone of Elphinstone, Elphinstone of Quarrell

Alexander Elphinstone, 2nd Lord (b 22.05.1510, d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
m. (before 27.02.1525-6) Katherine Erskine (dau of John Erskine, 5th Lord)
1. Robert Elphinstone, 3rd Lord (b 09.09.1530, d 18.05.1602)
  m. (02.11.1549) Margaret Drummond (dau of Sir John Drummond, 2nd of Innerpeffray, by Margaret Stewart)
  A. Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord (b 28.05.1552, d 14.01.1638)
  m. (mcrt 01/10.04.1575) Jean/Janet Livingston (d 15.09.1651. dau of William Livingston, 6th Lord of Callendar)
  i. Alexander Elphinstone, 5th Lord (b 13.11.1577, d 27.08.1648)
  m. (28.04.1607) Elizabeth Drummond (dau of Patrick Drummond, 3rd Lord)
  a. Lilias Elphinstone (b 26.11.1613, d 11.1675)
  m. (mcrt 14.11.1645) Alexander Elphinstone, 6th Lord (d 26.10.1654 just below
  b.+ other issue - Alexander (b 06.06.1608, d young), James (b 03.06.1609, d young), Alexander (b 18.09.1612, d young), John (b 06.06.1619, d 1620/1), Jean (b 08.04.1611, d unm after 1630), Elizabeth (a 1633), Mary (b 12.01.1621, d young), Isabel (b 16.06.1623, d young), Anna (b 18.07.1625, d young)
ii. James Elphinstone of Quarrell, later of Barnes (b 20.11.1580, d before 06.05.1628)
  m1. Catherine Gordon (dau of James Gordon of Lesmoir)
  a. Jean Elphinstone
  m2. (before 15.09.1625) Helen Forbes (dau of John Forbes of Brux)
  b. Alexander Elphinstone, 6th Lord (d 26.10.1654)
  m. (mcrt 14.11.1645) Lilias Elphinstone (b 26.11.1613, d 11.1675, dau of Alexander Elphinstone, 5th Lord) just above
(1) Alexander Elphinstone, 7th Lord (bpt 30.03.1647, d 11.05.1669)
  m. (10.09.1667) Anne Burnet (dau of Alexander Burnet, Archbishop of Glasgow)
  (2) John Elphinstone, 8th Lord (bpt 28.08.1649, d 22.03.1717-8)
  m. (28.04.1670) Isabel Maitland (b c1655, d 07.10.1706, dau of Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale)
  (A)+ 4 sons (d young) - John (b 13.05.1672), Charles (b 18.05.1676), Richard (b 20.10.1678), James (b 14.02.1681)
(E) Charles Elphinstone, 9th Lord (b14.04.1682, d 20.02.1757)
  m. (12.09.1702) Elizabeth Primrose (b 18.12.1680, d 16.02.1738, dau of Sir William Primrose, Bart of Carrington)
  (i) John Elphinstone (b 17.01.1706, dsp 29.04.1753)
  m. Marjory Fleming (d 06.08.1784. dau of Sir Gilbert Fleming, Bart of Farm)
  (ii) Charles Elphinstone, 10th Lord (b 06.08.1711, d 06.04.1781)
  m. (14.10.1735) Clementina Fleming (b 1719, d 01.01.1799, dau of John Fleming, 6th Earl of Wigtown)
  ((a)) John Elphinstone, 11th Lord (b 26.01.1737, 19.08.1794)
  m. (1762/4) Anne Ruthven (d 28.10.1801, dau of James Ruthven, 3rd Lord)
  ((1)) John Elphinstone, 12th Lord (b 1764, d 02.05.1813, Lt. General)
  m. (31.07.1806) Janet Hyndford Elliott (d 23.08.1825, dau of Cornelius Elliott of Woolflee)
  ((A)) John Elphinstone, 13th Lord (b 23.06.1807, d unm 19.07.1860)
((2)) Charles Elphinstone, later Elphinstone-Fleming of Cumbernauld and Biggar (b 06.1774, d 30.10.1840, Admiral) had issue
  m. (06.1816) Donna Catalina Paulina Alessandro
  Parents of the 14th Lord.
  ((3))

James Ruthven Elphinstone (b 1776, dsp 01.08.1828)

  m. Clementina (d 08.12.1825)
((4)) Mountstuart Elphinstone, Governor of Bombay (b 06.10.1779, d 20.11.1859)
  ((5)) Keith Elphinstone (d 04.08.1841)
  m. (04/5.09.1803) David Erskine of Cardross (d 04.08.1841)
  ((6))+ other issue - Anne Stuart (d unm 06.12.1832), Clementina Fleming (d unm 08.08.1821), Elizabeth Mackenzie (d 08.12.1840)
  ((b)) William Fullerton-Elphinstone (b 13.09.1740, d 03.05.1834)
  m. (24.06.1774) Elizabeth Fullarton (d 03.05.1834, dau of John Fullarton of Carstairs)
  ((1)) James Drummond Fullerton-Elphinstone, later Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone (b 1788, d 08.03.1857, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m1. (30.09.1820) Diana Maria Clavering (dsp 24.12.1821, dau of Charles John Clavering)
m2. (25.02.1824) Anna Maria Buller (d 16.02.1845, dau of Admiral Sir Edward Buller, Bart of Trenant Park)
  Ancestors of 15th and later lords.
  ((2)) Clementina Fullerton-Elphinstone (dsp 19.11.1830)
  m. (18.01.1809) Sir Pultency Malcolm (Vice Admiral)
  ((3))+ other issue - John (d 12.03.1854), Charles (b 1784), William George Keith (d 24.04.1842, Major-General), Anne (d 29.08.1850)
  ((c)) George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith (b 07.01.1745-6, d 10.03.1823, Admiral)
  m1. (10.04.1787) Jane Mercer (d 12.12.1789, dau of William Mercer of Aldie)
  ((1)) Margaret Mercer Elphinstone, Baroness Keith (d 11.11.1867)
m. (20.06.1817) Auguste Charles Joseph, Count de Flahault de la Billardrie (d 02.09.1870)
  m2. (10.01.1808) Hester Maria Thrale (b 1762, d 31.03.1857, dau of Henry Thrale of Streatham by Hester Lynch, dau/coheir of John Salusbury of Bachecraig)
  ((2)) Georgiana Auguste Henrietta Elphinstone (d 21.09.1892)
  m1. (20.09.1831) Augustus John Villiers (dsp 24.05.1847, of Jersey family)
  m2. (10.05.1870) William Godolphin Osborne (dsp 28.12.1888, of Leeds family)
  ((d)) Eleanor Elphinstone (b 13.05.1747, d 14.02.1800)
  m. (07.05.1777) William Adam of Woodstoun, later of Blair Adam
((e)) Clementina Elphinstone (b 28.08.1749, d 31.08.1822)
  m. (31.03.1785) James Drummond, Lord Perth (b 12.02.1744, d 02.07.1800)
  ((f))+ other issue - Charles (b 29.04.1739, d 13.04.1758), Lockhart (b 26.11.1743, d 24.08.1748), Malcolm (b 1752, d young), Hugh (b 1755, d young), Mary (b 19.09.1741, d unm 08.05.1825), Elizabeth (b 24.09.1742, d young), Primrose (b 12.06.1748, d unm 18.01.1802)
  (iii) Grizel Elphinstone (b 23.11.1704)
  m. Woodgrave Gascoigne (of Parlington family, Captain)
(iv) Primrose Elphinstone (b 27.01.1725, d 18.12.1759)
  m. (1757) Alexander Home, 9th Earl of Home (d 08.10.1786, clergyman)
  (v)+ other issue - John (b/d 29.06.1703), James (b 15.04.1708, dvp unm), Archibald (b 18.06.1714, d Carthagena 1741), William (b 20.06.1718, d young), Ellonas (b 31.10.1712, d young), Elleanor (b 15.09.1715), Margaret (b 1721, d young)
  (F) Elizabeth Elphinstone (b 24.05.1673, d 13.04.1758)
  m. John Campbell of Mamore (d 07.04.1729)
  (G) Margaret Elphinstone (b 30.05.1684)
  m1. (1706) George Leslie of Balquhain (b c1671, d 17.06.1715)
  m2. Sir James Gordon of Park
  m3. John Fullerton of Dudwick
(H) Mary Elphinstone (b 30.09.1686)
  m. Thomas Buchan of Cairnbulg (b 1680, d 09.09.1761)
  (I)+ other issue - John (b 13.08.1685, d young), William (b 13/14.03.1689, d Preston 1715), Isabella (b 07.11.1677, d 06.1679), Mary Beatrice (b 10.01.1680, d 14.02.1680), Anna (b 29.05.1683, d before 1706)
  (3) James Elphinstone (bpt 31.07.1651, d 26.03.1666)
  (4) Anna Elphinstone (bpt 22.06.1648)
  m. (mcrt 07.06.1671) Walter Sandilands, 6th Lord Torphichen (bpt 12.05.1629, d 05.1696)
  (5) Jean Elphinstone probably of this generation
  m. Sir Alexander Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromarty (b 1613, d 1667)
  c. Anna Elphinstone
iii. John Elphinstone of Bannockburn (b 02.12.1591, d 09.1621)
  m. Barbara Gordon (dau of John Gordon of Pitlurg)
  a.+ 2 sons
  partner unknown
  c. 1 daughter
  iv. Michael Elphinstone of Quarrell (b 23.12.1593, bur 01.11.1640, 9th son)
  m. Mary Bruce (dau of Robert Bruce of Kinnaird)
  a. Sir Robert Elphinstone of Quarrell
b. Marion Elphinstone apparently of this generation
  m. George Norvell of Boghall
  (1) Mary Norvell
  m. (10.02.1678) Sir David Falconer of Newton (b 1640, d 15.12.1685, Lord of Session as Lord Newton)
  v. Agnes Elphinstone (b 27.10.1579, d 18.09.1617)
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  m. (05.02.1600) John Gordon, 13th Earl of Sutherland (b 20.07.1576, d 11.09.1615)
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  vi. Jane Elphinstone (b 17.02.1582, a 1628)
  m. (05.02.1600) Arthur Forbes, 10th Lord (b 25.04.1581)
  vii. Margaret Elphinstone (b 07.06.1588, d before 1628)
  m. (before 16.03.1601) Sir John Bruce of Airth
viii. Helen Elphinstone (b 27.08.1589, bur 04.02.1675)
  m1. Sir William Cockburn of Langton
  m2. Henry Rollo of Woodside (b c1595, d 02.06.1642, minister)
  ix. Christian Elphinstone (b 19.12.1590)
  m. Sir Thomas Urquhart, Sheriff of Cromarty (b 1585, d 1642)
x.+ other issue - William (b 11.12.1581, d young), Patrick (b 20.05.1584, d young), David (b 20.10.1585, d young), Innes (b 02.03.1586, d 31.05.1616), Michael (b 16.11.1592, d 24.12.1592), George (b 12.08.1595, d young), William (b 12.08.1595, d 04.1604), Malcolm (b 03.12.1596, d young), Claud (b 23.02.1597 ?, d young), Frederick (b 23.02.1599, d 09.04.1600)
  B. Sir John Elphinstone of Selmes & Baberton (b 09.09.1553, d 10.1614) had issue
  m. Giles Elphinstone (dau of William Elphinstone of Selmes)
  C. James Elphinstone, 1st Lord Balmerino (b 19.08.1557, d 21.06.1612)
  m1. (21.03.1588) Sarah Menteith (dau of Sir John Menteith of Carse)
  m2. Marjory Maxwell (dau of Hugh Maxwell of Tealing)
  D. Janet Elphinstone (b 25.05.1556)
  m. Sir Patrick Barclay of Towie (d 1627)
  E. Agnes Elphinstone (b 03.10.1559, d before 1594)
  m. Sir Walter Ogilvy, 1st Lord Ogilvy of Deskford and Findlater (d before 07.07.1624)
  F. Elizabeth Elphinstone (b 01.08.1561, d 26.02.1613)
  m. (01.11.1582) Robert Innes, 19th of that ilk (b c04.1562, d 25.09.1596/1606)
  G. Margaret Elphinstone (b 30.12.1568)
  m. (31.12.1587) John Cuninghame of Drumqhassil
  H.+ other issue - John (?) (b 14.07.1558, d unm), William (b 27.04.1563, d 1588), George (b 01.03.1565, rector)
2. John Elphinstone (b 04.06.1536, bur 22.08.1616)
  m. Agnes Bruce (dau of Sir Daivd Bruce of Clackmannan)
3. James Elphinstone of Elieston (b 12.07.1538) had legitimate issue
  m1. (before 06.08.1587) Janet/Jean Leslie (d 17.12.1591, dau of George Leslie, 4th Earl of Rothes)
  m2. (before 1596) Agnes Ramsay (sister of ? Ramsay of Clatto)
  partner unknown
  A. John Elphinstone
4. Alexander Elphinstone (b 19.01.1539, a 1583, d unm)
5. Sir Michael Elphinstone (b 26.09.1544, d unm 14.05.1625)
6. William Elphinstone of Troanes, Orkney (b 26/8.09.1544, d 26.07.1602)
  m. Janet Henderson (dau of James Henderson, 3rd of Fordell)
7. Margaret Elphinstone (b 14.02.1528)
  m. (before 08.05.1552) John Livingstone of Dunipace
8. Isobel Elphinstone (b 13.05.1532)
  m. (1550) James Hamilton, 3rd of Haggs
9. Marjory Elphinstone (b 06.02.1533)
  m. (before 21.04.1550) Robert Drummond of Carnock
10. Janet Elphinstone (b 16.03.1534, d before 26.08.1599)
  m. Robert Leslie of Ardersier & Findrassie/Rosmarkie, 1st of Lundrassie (d 22.09.1588)
11. Elizabeth Elphinstone (b 27.06.1537, d unm)

Main sources: TSP (Elphinstone), BP1934 (Elphinstone), BP1999 (Elphinstone)
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