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Families covered: Gordon of Embo

John Gordon of Golspitour, later of Embo, Sutherland (d 23.11.1628)
m. Jean Gordon (dau of Gilbert Gordon of Garty)
1. Sir John Gordon, 1st Bart of Embo (d 1649)
  m. Margaret Leslie (dau of Robert Leslie of Findrassie (son/grandson of George, Earl of Rothes) by Margaret, dau of Alexander Dunbar of Grange)
A. John Gordon (dvpsp?)
  B. Sir Robert Gordon, 2nd Bart of Embo (d 16.10.1697)
  m. Jean Leslie (dau of Robert Leslie of Findrassie by Isabel, dau of Abraham Forbes of Blackford, cousin)
  i. Sir John Gordon, 3rd Bart of Embo (d before 10.05.1701?, MP)
  m. Anne Bayne (dau of John Bayne of Delny by Anne Gray)
  a. Sir John (not William) Gordon, 4th Bart of Embo (d 14.04.1760)
  (1) Sir John Gordon, 5th Bart of Embo (d 24.01.1779)
  m1. ?? Charlotte Sutherland (dau of Kenneth Sutherland, 3rd Lord Duffus)
  m(2). (1727) Margaret Sutherland (dau of Alexander Sutherland of Mosstowie, widow of James Sutherland of Pronsy)
  (A) Sir James Gordon, 6th Bart of Embo (d unm Zutphen 1786, Colonel) possibly son of Charlotte?
  (B ) Sir William Gordon, 7th Bart of Embo (b 1735-6, d 07.01.1804)
  m. (15.06.1760) Sarah Westfield (d 02.01.1819. dau of Crosby Westfield)
  (i) Sir John Gordon, 8th Bart of Embo (b 02.07.1776, d unm 12.11.1804, 5th son?)
  (ii) Sir Orford Gordon, 9th Bart of Embo (d 19.06.1857, youngest son) had issue
  m. (20.12.1813) Frances Browne (b 1793-4, d 11.08.1866, dau of General Gore Browne)
  (iii) Judith Margaret Gordon (d 1839)
  m. Jabez Mackenzie (Lt. Colonel)
  (iv) Charlotte Gordon (d 21.01.1846)
  m. (16.08.1789) William Neville Cameron (Lt. General)
  (a) William Gordon Cameron (d 1856, Lt. Colonel)
  (v) Aemilia Gordon (d 1827)
m. Charles Stewart (dsp 1837, Major, son of Poyntz)
  (vi)+ other issue - William (b 1764, dvp unm 30.06.1794, Major), Paulus Aemilius (dvp unm 1791), Farquhar (d young), Robert Crosby (dvp, Major), Walter (dvp 21.01.1794), Irving (d young), Sarah C. Townshend (d 1769), Christiana (d 1795), daughter (d by 07.1788?)
  (C) Robert Gordon
(i) Mary Gordon (d 25.10.1805)
  (D)+ other issue - Anne, Betty (a 1801), Susannah (b 1727-8, d 25.02.1802)
  (2) William Gordon
  b. Robert Gordon
  m. Anna Gray (dau of Robert Gray of Skibo by Isobel Munro)
  c.+ other isuse - George (dsp), Anna, Elizabeth, Jean (d 10.1777), daughter
  ii. Robert Gordon
  m. Isabella Munro (dau of George Munro of Culrain)
  a. John Gordon of Goldspitower, later in Greencastle, Jamaica (d before 08.1776)
  m. Isabel Grant (widow of James Sutherland of Pronsie)
  (1) Robert Gordon (d 19.11.826)
  m. Susannah Heriot (d 18.07.1839, already married to Joseph Seymour Biscoe!)
  b. Jane Gordon (b 1743-4, d 14.02.1795)
  m. (18.06.1762) Robert Murray in Edinburgh (d 1792)
  c. Catherine Gordon
  m. _ Munro of Dalmore (d by 1778)
  (1) daughter
  m. Alexander Smith of Kinmylies
(A) Katherine Gordon Smith (d 1818)
  m1. _ Ross (Lt. Colonel)
  m2. John Gordon (Major)
  d. Elizabeth Gordon
  m. George Mackenzie
  e. other issue - George (d unm in Jamaica), 3 daughters
  iii. Isabella Gordon (a 1760) possibly of this generation
  m. Hugh Munro of Clayside, later of Novar (d c1760)
  iv.+ other issue - James, William, George (d before 21.12.1692, Captain, MP)
C. Jane Gordon (d 1656)
  m. _ Lamere ("a French physician")
2. George Gordon of Balcouth (a 1633)
  m. Katherine Bane
  A. John Gordon
3. Hutcheon (Hugh) Gordon (a 1643)
  m. Margaret Bane
  A. Gilbert Gordon
  partner(s) unknown
B.+ other issue - Hutcheon, Adam
4. Jane Gordon (d 02.1612)
  m. George Gray of Skibo (d 11.07.1629)
5. Margaret Gordon
  m1. (sp) John Sinclair, younger of Dinn
  m2. Hugh Ross of Auchincloigh (son of Hugh of Tollie)
  A.+ issue - Hutcheon, Elinor
  m3. Hugh Gordon of Drummoy
6. Isobel Gordon
  m. Patrick Gibson of Shrifmils in Murray
  A.+ 2 daughters
7. Katherine Gordon
  m. John Monro (Munro) of Osbdale
partner unknown
8. Alexander Gordon of Uppat
  m. ?? (dau of laird of Pulrossie)

Main source(s): 'The Gordons of Embo with other families of the name in the County of Sutherland' by John Malcolm Bulloch (1908), available at archive.org, with thanks to a contributor (CV, 19.05.13) for bringing this book to our attention, with support from BP1934 (Gordon of Embo), TCB (vol 2, 'Gordon of Embo', pp392-3)
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