'Erskine05'
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Families covered: Erskine of Dun

Sir John Erskine, 1st of Dun (a 1409)
1. Alexander Erskine, 2nd of Dun (d before 1454)
  m. Jonet
  A. John Erskine, 3rd of Dun (d 1508)
  m. Mariota or Margaret Graham (dau of ?? Graham of Fintry)
  i. John Erskine, 4th of Dun (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. Katherine Monypenny
  a. John Erskine (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. (before 21.06.1508) Margaret Ruthven (d 1548, dau of William Ruthven, 1st Lord)
(1) John Erskine, 5th of Dun (b c1508, d 22.03.1589)
  m1. (mcrt 20.12.1522) Elizabeth Lindsay (d 29.07.1538, dau of David Lindsay, 8th Earl of Crawford)
  (A) John Erskine (dvp)
  m. Margaret Hoppringle
  (B) Robert Erskine, 6th of Dun (d 27.12.1590)
  m. (1543) Katharine Grahame (dau of Robert Grahame of Morphie)
  (i) John Erskine of Logy, 7th of Dun (d 1591)
  m. Agnes Ogilvy (dau of James, Master of Ogilvy)
(a) John Erskine of Nathrow, 8th of Dun (d 21.10.1592)
  m. (before 28.08.1588) Margaret Keith (dau of Robert Keith, Lord Altrie)
  ((1)) John Erskine, 9th of Dun (d 1610)
  m. Magdalen Halyburton (b c1577, d 10.03.1650, dau of Sir James Halyburton of Pitcur)
  ((A)) Margaret Erskine
  m. (William ?) Durham of Grange
  ((2)) Margaret Erskine
  (b) David Erskine (d before 1610)
  m. Jean Maule (dau of Patrick Maule of Panmure)
((1)) John Erskine, 10th of Dun (d young)
  ((2)) Sir Alexander Erskine, 11th of Dun (d 1662)
  Not sure which marriage came first.
 

m1. Margaret Lindsay (d 11.03.1635, dau of Alexander Lindsay, 1st Lord Spynie)

  ((A)) Sir John Erskine (dvp)
  m. Agnes Lichtoun
  Not mentioned in the Erskine records but reported as daughter of 'Sir John Erskine of Dun', so possibly fitting here, was ...
  ((i)) Margaret Erskine
  m. (1662) Sir David Ogilvy, Bart of Inverquharity (b c1630, d c1679)
  ((B)) Sir Alexander Erskine (d 1650)
  ((C)) Marie Erskine (b c1624)
  m1. James Allardice of Allardice (b c1620, d before 17.11.1646)
  m2. Robert Dunbar of Burgie
  m2. Anne Beaton (probably of Creich family)
  ((D)) David Erskine, 12th of Dun (b 05.1640, d before 1710)
  m. Jean Lumsden (dau of Sir James Lumsdaine of Innergellie)
  ((i)) David Erskine, 13th of Dun (d 26.05.1758, Lord of Session as Lord Dun)
  m. Margaret or Magdalane Riddell (of Haining family)
Unfortunately, the information taken from 'The Lairds of Dun' ends here. The following is taken from cross-references in TSP and from BLG1886 (Erskine of Balhall).
  ((a)) John Erskine, 14th of Dun (d 1787)
  m. Margaret Inglis (dau of Sir John Inglis, 2nd Bart of Cramond) wife of John, presumed mother of ...
  (((1))) John Erskine, 15th of Dun (d 1812)
  m. (1770) Mary Baird (dau of William Baird of Newbyth)
  (((A))) William John Erskine (d 1789, Captain)
(((B))) Alicia Erskine of Dun (d unm 1824)
  (((C))) Margaret Erskine (d 05.01.1848)
  m. (01.06.1793) Archibald Kennedy, 1st Marquess of Ailsa (d 08.09.1846)
  (((2))) Anne Erskine (d 1811) apparently of this generation
  m. (1766) John Wauchope of Edmonstone (b 1742, d 1810)
  ((b)) Anne Erskine (b c1708, d 27.11.1735)
  m1. (06.12.1730, sp) James, Lord Ogilvy, 'Earl of Airlie'
  m2. (04.1733) Sir Alexander MacDonald, 7th Bart of Sleat (b 1711, d 23.11.1746)
  ((ii)) James Erskine
  ((iii)) John Erskine
  m. Anna Hannay of Kingsmuir
  ((iv)) Alexander Erskine in Montrose
  m. Jean Turnbull
  ((a)) David Erskine (dsp 1779, Maj. General)
  ((b)) Robert Erskine (dsp)
  ((c)) John Erskine (d 1786)
  m. Elizabeth Irving (of Bonshaw family)
  (((1))) John Erskine (d unm 1791)
  (((2))) Alexander Erskine of Balhall (b 1755, d 1855) had issue
  m1. Elizabeth Motte Jackson
  m2. Eliza Sharp Brissett
  (((3))) David Erskine
((d))+ other issue (d unm) - Jean, Ann, Margaret
  ((v)) Elizabeth Erskine
  ((vi)) Margaret Erskine
  m. Myll of Balwyllo
  ((E)) Margaret Erskine
  m. John Carnegie, 1st of Boysack
((F))+ other issue - Robert, James, George
  (c) Jean Erskine
  m. Panter of Newhameswalls
  (d) Helen Erskine
  m. Patrick Halcro
 

(e)+

other issue - Robert, Isobel, Annas
(ii) Alexander Erskine
  m. Madeline Melville
  (iii) Arthur Erskine
  m. Margaret Maule (dau of Patrick Maule of Panmure)
  (iv) Thomas Erskine
  m. Agnes Moncur
  (v) Samuel Erskine
  m. Grisell Forrester
  (vi) Henry Erskine
  (vii) Egidia or Giles Erskine
  m. (John) Douglas of Tilquhillie
  (viii) Elizabeth Erskine
  m. W*****
  (C) Thomas Erskine
m. Helen Strathauchlin
  (D) Alexander Erskine
  m. Madeline Melville
  (E) William Erskine
  (F) Jean Erskine
  m. Alexander Forrester, 5th of Garden
  m2. Barbara de Bearle (or Bierle of Barle) (dau of Lord of Gamnecourt in Picardy)
  (G) John Erskine of Kirkbuddo
  m. Barbara Strachan (of Carmylie)
  (H) James Erskine
  m. Jonet Grahame
(I) Margaret Erskine (d 1599)
  m. (1562) Patrick Maule of Panmure (b 03.1548, d 01.05.1605)
  (2) Katherine Erskine (dsps 15.06.1529)
  m. (mcrt 02.03.1526) Robert Arbuthnot, 14th of Arbuthnot (b c1508, d 15.10.1579)
  (3) Margaret Erskine probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Strachan of Thornton (b c1516, d 20.08.1587)
  The following connection was kindly brought to our attention by a site visitor (JB, 16.02.08).
  (4) William Erskine of Auchnagray
  (A) Margaret Erskine
  m. John Ogilvy of Inshewan (b c1525, d 1594)
  (B) Jane Erskine
  m. (1565) Thomas Ogilvy (son of John of Inverquarity by Elizabeth Fotheringham)
b. Sir Thomas Erskine of Brechin (a 1542, Lord of Session, 4th son)
  m1. Agnes Ogilvy
  m2. Elizabeth Scrymgeour (dau of Sir James Scrymgeour of Dudhope, Constable of Dundee)
  c. Janet Erskine
..
  m. Alexander Durham, 6th of Grange (d by 1534)
..
  d. Elizabeth Erskine
  m. Sir George Falconer of Halkerton (d 1511)
  e. Isabel Erskine
  m. _ Cromond of Aldbar
  f.+ other issue - Alexander (d Flodden 09.09.1513), Walter, Robert (Provost of Trinity College)
  ii. Isabella Erskine
  m. Robert Lundy of Benholme
  iii. daughter could be a generation out
..
  m. Walter Lindsay, younger of Beaufort and Edzell (dvp Flodden 09.09.1513)
..
  iv.+ other issue - Robert, Thomas (d Flodden 09.09.1513), Alexander

Main sources: 'The Lairds of Dun' by Violet Jacob, published by John Murray (London) in 1931, supplemented by cross-references from TSP and information taken from BLG1866 (Erskine of Balhall).
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