'Gordon03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gordon of Glen, Gordon of Kenmure, Gordon of Lochinvar, Gordon of Muirfad, Gordon of Penninghame, Gordon of Stitchill

William of Gordon of Stitchill (d c1370)
1. Roger Gordon of Stitchill (d Homildon Hill 14.09.1402)
  A. Sir Alexander Gordon of Stitchill
  i. Roger Gordon of Stitchill (d c1442)
  a. William Gordon of Stitchill, 1st of Lochinvar (Kirkcudbrightshire) (d c1455)
(1) Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar and Kenmure (a 05.1517)
  m1. Annabella Boyd (dau of Robert, Lord Boyd)
  (A) Sir Alexander Gordon, younger of Lochinvar and Kenmure (dvp Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m1. (div ?) Janet Kennedy (dau of John Kennedy, 2nd Lord)
  (i) Janet Gordon of Kenmure --
  m1. (before 18.01.1520) Lachlan MacKintosh of Dunachtan, 14th of Mackintosh
  m2. (before 16.02.1534-5) James Ogilvy of Cardell --
  m2. Janet Douglas (dau of Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig)
  m3. (before 04.10.1512) Elizabeth Stewart
  partner unknown
  (i) Roger Gordon (a 08.1546)
  m2. (before 19.05.1489) Elizabeth Lindsay
(B) Sir Robert Gordon of Glen, later of Lochinvar (d 05.1525)
  m. Mariota Acarsane or Accarson (d before 07.08.1538, dau of John Acarsane of Glen)
  (i) Sir James Gordon of Lochinvar (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m. (c1520) Margaret Crichton (dau of Robert Crichton of Kirkpatrick)
  (a) Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar, Kenmure, etc (d 23.08.1604)
  m1. Juliana Home (dau of David Home of Wedderburn)
((1)) Margaret Gordon (d 22.05.1607)
  m. (1572) Sir Hugh Campbell, 1st Lord Loudoun (d 15.12.1622)
  m2. (1563) Elizabeth Maxwell (dau of Sir John Maxwell, 4th Lord Herries of Terregles)
  ((2)) Sir Robert Gordon of Glen, later of Lochinvar (d before 24.01.1628)
  m. (mcrt 01.01.1597, div 11.08.1608) Elizabeth (or Isabella) Ruthven (d 01.1617, dau of William Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie)
  ((A)) John Gordon, 1st Viscount of Kenmure (b c1599, d 12.09.1634)
  m. (c1616) Jean Campbell (dau of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll)
  ((i)) John Gordon, 2nd Viscount of Kenmure (d unm 08.1639)
  ((B)) Robert Gordon of Gelston (dsp)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Gordon
  m. (mcrt 19.08.1626) John Maxwell, 7th Lord Herries of Terregles, 3rd Earl of Nithsdale (d before 29.06.1677)
  ((D)) Isabel Gordon
  m. Alexander Fraser of Phliorth
  ((E)) Jane Gordon probably of this generation
  m. John Brown of Maghlands
  partner(s) unknown
  ((F)) John Gordon of Haslefield (a 1619)
  ((G)) Mary Gordon
  m. William Maclellan of Barscobe
  ((H)) Rosina Gordon
m1. John Gordon of Bar
  m2. (mcrt 02.02.1652) James Gordon
  ((3)) William Gordon (dsp, Commendator of Glenluce)
  ((4)) John Gordon of Buittle (dsp before 01.07.1614)
  ((5)) James Gordon of Barncrosh and Buittle (d 05.1633)
  TCP (Kenmure) suggests that James was Juliana Home's son. We follow TSP.
  m. Margaret Vans (a 1659, dau of Sir John Vans of Barnbarroch)
  ((A)) John Gordon, 3rd Viscount of Kenmure (b 10.1620, dsp 10.1643)
((B)) Robert Gordon, 4th Viscount of Kenmure (b 11.1622, dsp 26/27.02.1663)
  m. (20.10.1655) Martha Drew (d by 1671, dau of Bradshaw Drew of Densworth, widow of John Gunter then Sir Gregory Norton, Bart)
  ((C)) James Gordon
  ((6)) Alexander Gordon of Endrig (dsp before 04.06.1627)
  ((7)) Mary Gordon
  m. (21.06.1588) Alexander Kennedy of Bargany
((8)) Janet Gordon
  m. (mcrt 15.05.1596) John Macdowall of Garthland
  ((9)) Grizel Gordon
  m. (mcrt 15.10.1600) Sir Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Galloway (d 1649)
  ((10)) Elizabeth Gordon
  m. (before 27.10.1604, div) James Douglas, Lord Torthorwald
  partner unknown
  ((13)) William Gordon of Littlehass
  (b) William Gordon of Penninghame (d 01.1581) - continued below
  m. Helen Stewart (dau of Alexander Stewart of Garlies)
(c) Robert Gordon of Muirfad (d unm 26.04.1548)
  (d) James Gordon of Hardlands (a 1540)
  (e) Alexander Gordon of Slagnaw
  m. Janet (widow of John Kennedy of Largs)
  (f) Janet Gordon (b c1528, d 18.11.1596) --
  m. (mcrt 20.08.1547) William Cunningham, 6th Earl of Glencairn (b c1532, d by 18.10.1580) --
  (g) Janet Gordon (2nd of the name)
  m. (1550) Patrick Agnew (of Lochnaw), Sheriff of Wigtown
  (h) Margaret Gordon
  m. Sir William Douglas of Hawick (dvp 25.09.1572)
  (i) Catherine Gordon
  m. (mcrt 29.03.1560-1) Thomas McCulloch of Cardoness
  (j) Helen Gordon (d 26.11.1581)
  m. Sir Thomas Maclellan of Bombie
  (k) Elizabeth Gordon
  m1. John Grierson of Lag
  Unsure if this is this John or John of Dalskaville - unlikely to be both!
  m2. (mcrt 18.06.1566) Ninian Adair, younger of Kilhilt
  (ii) Alexander Gordon of Gategill (3rd son)
  (a) James Gordon of Gategill
  (iii) David Gordon of Castramine (a 12.1576, 6th son)
  m. Isabel Muirhead (dau of John Muirhead of Billies)
  (iv) Katherine Gordon
m. Patrick Agnew of Salchary
  (v) Elizabeth/Isobelle Gordon (d 1574)
  m1. Uchtred Macdowall of Machermore
  m2. Alexander Livingstone of Little Airds
  (vi) Elizabeth Gordon
  m. (before 06.09.1531) John Glendonning (Glendonwyn) of Parton (b 1510, d 1560)
  (vii)+ other issue - John of Barnbarroch, George, Roger, William
  (C) William Gordon of Craichlaw (d 1545)
  m. Janet Baillie
  (D) John Gordon of Hardlands
(E) David Gordon
  (F) Elizabeth Gordon --
  m. Sir William Douglas, 6th of Drumlanrig (d after Flodden 10.09.1513) --
  (G) Janet Gordon
  m1. (mcrt 20.05.1486) Alexander Stewart of Garlies
  m2. (1503) Sir William Keith of Inverugie (d 1521)
(H) Margaret Gordon (a 1492)
  m. (before 12.07.1492) Bertilmo Glendonwyn, younger of that ilk (dvp)
  (I) Isabel Gordon possibly of this generation, of this marriage
  m. Gilbert McDowall of Freugh (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  partner unknown
  (J) William Gordon of Crathlet
  (2) Alexander Gordon of Auchireoch, etc ancestor of Gordons of Airds of Kells
  (A) ?? Gordon
  (i) ?? Gordon
  (a) John Gordon of Earlston (d 1628)
  m1. (1582) Margaret Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Earlston)
  m2. (1585) Mary Chalmers (dau of James Chalmers of Gaitgirth)
  (3) George Gordon had issue
  m. Janet (dau of John Maclellan or Dougalson of Troquhain)
  (4) Roger Gordon ancestor of Gordons of Crogo
  m. Geylles Macnaught (dau of Andrew Macnaught of Crogo)
  (5) Margaret Gordon
  m. (mcrt 13.07.1476) Thomas Maclellan of Bomby
  ii. Adam Gordon of Holm
  a. Quintin Gordon of Holm had issue
2.+ other issue - Thomas of Balmouth, Alexander of Balmouth, John



William Gordon of Penninghame (d 01.1581) - continued above
m. Helen Stewart (dau of Alexander Stewart of Garlies)
1. John Gordon of Penninghame and Muirfad (d before 13.05.1603)
  m. Jean Glendonwyn (dau of John Glendonwyn of Drumrash)
  BE1883 inserts an additional generation here, Alexander (d c1645). We follow TSP which is supported by TCP (Kenmure).
A. William Gordon of Penninghame and Muirfad (a 09.1622, d c1660)
  A contributor (JG, 09.11.09) has advised us that some sources suggest that this William was eldest brother rather than father of John & Alexander (5th Viscount). We follow TSP which is supported by TCP (Kenmure).
  m. Ann Kennedy (dau of Thomas Kennedy of Ardmillan)
  i. John Gordon of Penninghame (dsp 1662)
  ii. Alexander Gordon, 5th Viscount of Kenmure (d 20.04.1698)
  m1. Agnes Gordon (dau of John Gordon of Auchlane)
  a. Agnes Gordon
  m1. (mcrt 30.06.1674) William Maxwell of Kelton (dsp 1684)
  m2. John Lindsay of Wauchope
m2. Marion McCulloch (dau of David McCulloch of Ardwell, widow of (John) Bell of Whiteside)
  b. William Gordon, 6th Viscount of Kenmure (d 24.02.1715/6)
  William supported the Jacobite rebellion and was executed for treason. His title was forfeited.
  m. (1711) Mary Dalzell (d 16.08.1776, dau of Sir John Dalzell, 2nd Bart of Glenae)
  (1) Robert Gordon of Kenmure, '7th Viscount' (b c1713, d unm 08.1741)
  (2) John Gordon of Kenmure, '8th Viscount' (b c1713, d 16.06.1769)
  m. (11.03.1744) Frances Mackenzie (d 07.01.1796, dau of William Mackenzie, 5th Earl of Seaforth)
  (A) William Gordon of Kenmure, '9th Viscount' (d unm 07.02.1772)
  (B) John Gordon, 7th ('10th') Viscount of Kenmure (b c1750, dsp 21.09.1840)
  John had the viscountcy restored.
  m. (1791) Sarah Ann Morgan (d 05.04.1815)
  (C) Adam Gordon (d 17.12.1806)
  m1. (005.1789) Harriet Davies (d 28.02.1801, dau of Danuel Davies)
  (i) Adam Gordon, 8th ('11th') Viscount of Kenmure (b 09.01.1792, dsp 01.09.1847, 2nd son)
  m. (02.11.1843) Mary Anne Wildey (b 1816-7, d 04.04.1872, dau of James Wildey)
(ii) Louisa Gordon of Kenmure (b c1797, d 31.05.1886)
  m. (19.08.1815) Charles Bellamy (d 1823/4)
  (iii)+ other issue - John (b 23.01.1790, d unm 31.12.1813, RN), Francis (d unm 12.07.1814), William Henry Pelham (b 04.10.1796, dsp), Edward Maxwell (b 12.03.1799, d unm 14.12.1827)
  m2. (25.10.1802, sp) Maria Hamilton Maxwell (dau of Major _ Hamilton Maxwell by Maria le Blanche)
  (D)+ other issue - Robert (d unm 1797), James (d unm 1781), Frances (d 17.07.1770)
  (3) James Gordon (d unm after 27.05.1736)
  (4) Henrietta Gordon
  m. John Dalzell of Barncrosh
  c. Jean Gordon (d 04.02.1695)
  m. William Gordon of Shirmers (d 24.01.1717)
d. Marion Gordon (b c1678, d 20.10.1748)
  m. (08.03.1698) Sir Alexander Gordon of Earlston, 2nd Bart (b 1650, d 10.11.1726)
  e. Elizabeth Gordon
  m1. William Maxwell, younger of Newlaw
  m2. Samuel Brown of Mollance
  m3. (mcrt 19.04.1672) Grizel Stewart (dau of James, 2nd Earl of Galloway)
  f. John Gordon of Greenlaw (d 01.1729)
  m. Nicolas Stewart (dau of Robert Stewart of Castle Stewart (sb of Ravenstone?))
  g. James Gordon (d 1752)
  m. Grizel Gordon (dau of William Gordon of Grange)
  h. Mary Gordon
  m. Sir Patrick Maxwell, 1st Bart of Springkell (d 04.1723)
i. Grizel Gordon
  m. Robert Gordon (minister of Crossmichael)
  j. Isabel Gordon
  m. John McGhie of Balmaghie
  B. John Gordon of Rusco
  m. Margaret Gordon (dau of George Gordon of Kirkdale)
  i.+ daughters
  C. Alexander Gordon
  D. Elizabeth Gordon
  m. (04.01.1612) Alexander Gordon, 2nd of Earlston (b 1587, d 11.1653)
2. Alexander Gordon of Auchlane and Hills (a 1600) had issue
3. William Gordon in Penninghame had issue
  m. Mary McGhie
4. Margaret Gordon
  m. Hugh Gordon of Grance
5.+ other issue - Robert, Janet, Katherine

Main source(s): TSP (Kenmure), BE1883 (Gordon of Kenmure)
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