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Families covered: Fergusson of Craigdarroch

Said to have descended from Fergus, Lord of Galloway, was ... 
Jonkine Fergusson, 1st of Craigdarroch (a 1398)
1. ?? Fergusson, 2nd of Craigdarroch
  A. Thomas Fergusson, 3rd of Craigdarroch (a 1455)
  m. Elizabeth Menzies (a 1482, dau of John Menzies of Enoch)
i. Matthew Fergusson, 4th of Craigdarroch (d c1484)
  a. John Fergusson, 5th of Craigdarroch (a 05.1514)
m. (1489) Elizabeth Douglas
  (1) Thomas Fergusson, 6th of Craigdarroch (d c1563)
  m. (c1508) ?? Crichton (possibly dau of Robert Crichton, 2nd Lord of Sanquhar)
  (A) Robert Fergusson, 7th of Craigdarroch (d 16.07.1587)
  m. Janet (Jean) Cunningham (d 12.1574, dau of William Cunningham, 4th Earl of Glencairn)
(i) John Fergusson, 8th of Craigdarroch (d c1612)
  m. Agnes Kirkpatrick
(a) Robert Fergusson, 9th of Craigdarroch
  m1. Geillis Maxwell (d 13.08.1594, dau of _ Maxwell of Carnsalloch)
  m2. Katherine (possibly not Jean) Cunningham (dau of William Cunningham, 6th Earl of Glencairn, by Janet Gordon)
  BPGS2001 reports that Robert m2. Jean and "d. in the following year, having by her had, with other issue" John & William. Unless there were twins or triplets, that seems unlikely and suggests that at least some of his children were by Geillis.
  ((1)) John Fergusson, 10th of Craigdarroch (dsp c1628)
  ((2)) William Fergusson, 11th of Craigdarroch - continued below
  m. (mcrt 09.05.1621) Sara Grierson (dau of Sir William Grierson of Lag)
  ((3))+ other issue
  (b)+ other issue



William Fergusson, 11th of Craigdarroch (d c1647) - continued above
m. (mcrt 09.05.1621) Sara Grierson (dau of Sir William Grierson of Lag)
1. Robert Fergusson, 12th of Craigdarroch (d c04.1687)
  m1. Grizel Douglas (dau of James Douglas, 3rd of Morton)
  A. William Fergusson (dsp)
m2. (mcrt 22.07.1653) Elizabeth Grier or Grierson (dau of Sir Robert Grierson of Lag, widow of Robert Maxwell of Tinwald)
  B. John Fergusson, 13th of Craigdarroch (d Killiecrankie 27.07.1689, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (05.1682) Ellizabeth McGhie (dau of Alexander McGhie of Balmaghie, m2. Capt. Walter Johnston, m3. Marjo William Ogilvie)
  i. Alexander Fergusson, 14th of Craigdarroch (b 03.11.1685, a 1717)
  m. (29.08.1710) Anna Laurie (b 16.12.1682, d 05.1764, dau of Sir Robert Laurie of Maxwelton, 1st Bart)
  a. James Fergusson, 15th of Craigdarroch (b 10.01.1713)
m1. (17.01.1743) Euphemia Nisbet (dau of Sir John Nisbet of Dean & Dirleton by Anne, dau of Sir Andrew Myrton of Gogar, 1st Bart)
  (1) Alexander Fergusson, 16th of Craigdarroch (b 06.09.1746, d c1796)
  m. (06.1769) Deborah Cutlar (dau/coheir of Robert Cutlar of Orroland)
  (A) Robert Cutlar Fergusson of Craigdarroch (b 1770, d 16.11.1838) had issue
  m. (17.05.1832) Marie Josephine Auger (d 01.09.1858, dau of Gen. _ Auger, m2. Vicomte de Prangy)
  m2. (08.01.1751) Eleanor Dalrymple (dau of George Dalrymple, sister of John, 5th Earl of Stair)
  (2) Robert Fergusson 'of Craigdarroch' possibly of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. Clementina Douglas (dau of James Douglas of Dornock)
BP1934 (Stuart-Menteth) shows that Philadelphia, dau of Robert, was mother of Ludivina. BP1934 (Queensberry) reports that Clementina & Robert were grandparents of Ludivina.
  (A) Philadephia Fergusson
  m. Thomas Loughnan
  (i) Ludivina Loughnan (d 06.02.1852)
  m. (13.09.1791) Sir Charles Granville Stuart-Menteath, 1st Bart of Closeburn (b 1769, d 1847)
  (3)+ other issue
  b. Jean Fergusson who married ...
m. (29.05.1731) Robert Riddell of Glenriddell (b 1700, d 1771)
  ii. Grissel Fergusson
  m. (c1710) James Lothian
  iii.+ other issue
  C. Anna Fergusson
  m. Matthew Hairstanes of Craigs
  D. Sarah Fergusson (d c1686)
  m. (mcrt 07.12.1672) Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick, 1st Bart of Closeburn
  m3. Margaret Chalmers (widow of David Crawfurd of Kers)
m4. Agnes Douglas (dau of Alexander Douglas of Baitfurd, widow of John Hairstanes of Craigs)
  E. Robert Fergusson of Bairfurd (dsp)
  F. Isobel Fergusson of Bairfurd
  TSP (Carnwath) shows Isobel as her father's "only daughter by his second wife, Elizabeth Grier". BPGS2001 shows her as of this marriage.
  m. (11.1701) Thomas Dalzell (Colonel, son of Sir Robert, 1st Bart of Glenae)
2. John Fergusson (d c1687)
  BPGS2001 shows that John had issue, William & Sarah. He was possibly the John who was father of Janet by ...
  m. Janet Cochran mother of Janet, possibly also of William & Sarah
  A. Janet Fergusson probably of this generation
  m. (1694) James Hunter of Abbotshill (b 05.08.1672, d 01.11.1739)
  B.+ other issue - William, Sarah
3. Nichola(s) Fergusson
  m. Alexander Lindsay of Knockgay
4. Sarah Fergusson
  m. Adam Newall of Barsckeoch

Main source(s): BPGS2001 (Fergusson-Cuninghame of Caprington)
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