'Graham03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Graham of Balargus (Ballargus), Graham of Balmuir, Graham of Claverhouse, Graham of Dundee, Graham of Duntrune, Graham of Fintry, Graham of Meathie

Robert Graham of Strathcarron and Fintry (a 1480)
m1. Janet Lovell (dau/heir of Sir Richard Lovell of Ballumbie by Elizabeth, dau of Sir Henry Douglas of Lochleven)
1. Robert Graham, 2nd of Fintry, Stirlingshire
  m. (c1476) Elizabeth Douglas (dau of George Douglas, 4th Earl of Angus)
A. Sir David Graham, 3rd of Fintry
  m. Jean Graham (dau of William Graham, 1st Earl of Montrose)
  i. William Graham, 4th of Fintry
  m. Catharine Beaton (b c1506, dau of John Bethune, 6th of Balfour)
m2. Matilda Scrymgeour (dau of Sir James Scrymgeour of Dudhope, Constable of Dundee)
BLG1886 (Graham of Fintry), BE1883 (Graham of Dundee) & Commoners all show Matilda Scrymgeour as wife rather than mother of the following John of Balargus. We follow TSP (Dundee).
2. John Graham of Balargus or Ballargus
  A. John Graham of Balargus, 1st of Claverhouse (d 1547)
  m. Margaret Bethune (b c1508, dau of John Bethune or Beaton, 6th of Balfour)
  i. John Graham, 2nd of Claverhouse (dsp 1547)
  ii. William Graham, 3rd of Claverhouse (d by 11.1572)
  m. Egidia Gaw (d 08.1594)
a. Sir William Graham, 4th of Claverhouse (d 1641/2)
  m1. Agnes Lundie (d 11.1613, dau of Robert Lundie of Balgonie)
  (1) William Graham (d by 13.08.1619)
  (2) George Graham, 5th of Claverhouse (d c04.1645)
  m. (mcrt 1620) Mariot Fothringham (dau of Thomas Fothringham of Pourie)
  (A) Sir William Graham, 6th of Claverhouse
  m. (mcrt 1645) Magdalene Carnegie (d by 10.1675, dau of John Carnegie, 1st Earl of Northesk)
  (i) John Graham, 7th of Claverhouse, 1st Viscount Dundee (b 07.1648, d Killiecrankie 27.07.1689)
  m. (mcrt 09.06.1684) Jean Cochrane (d 1695, dau of William, Lord Cochrane)
  (a) James Graham, 2nd Viscount Dundee (bpt 09.04.1689, dsp 12.1689)
  (ii) David Graham, 3rd Viscount Dundee (dsp 1700)
  The viscountcy was forfeited in 1690 because of David's support of the Jacobite rebellion.
  (iii) Margaret (or Katherine) Graham (d 11.1719)
  m. Robert Graham of Morphie (a 1696)
(iv) Anne Graham (a 1666)
  m. Peter Young of Auldbar (a 1670)
  (B) Thomas Graham of Meigle (a 1663)
  m. Jean Blair (dau of Sir Alexander Blair of Balthayock)
  (C) Margaret Graham
  m. (mcrt 1644) Alexander Strachan, younger of Glenkindie
  (D) Jean Graham
  m. (1648) Walter Graham, younger of Boquhapple
  (E) Elizabeth Graham
  m. (mcrt 1661) John Gordon
  (F) daughter probably of this generation
  m. Sir John Carnegie, 2nd of Balnamoon (d 09.1662)
  (3) Walter Graham, 1st of Duntrune
  m. (mcrt 27.04.1630) Elizabeth Guthrie (dau of David Guthrie of that ilk)
  (A) David Graham, 2nd of Duntrune, 'Viscount Dundee' (d 01.1706)
  David would have been 4th Viscount Dundee were it not for the attainder of the 3rd Viscount.
  (i) William Graham, 3rd of Duntrune, 'Viscount Dundee' (d before 15.10.1717)
William was attainted for his support of the Jacobite rebellion.
  m. Christian Graham (d by 12.1729, dau of James Graham of Dundee)
  (a) James Graham, 4th of Duntrune, 'Viscount Dundee' (d 11/12.1759)
  (b)+ other issue
  (ii) Alexander Graham, 5th of Duntrune (a 1757, dsp)
  (iii) David Graham, 6th of Duntrune (b 1687, d 1766/7)
  m. (05.03.1718) Grisell Gardyne (dau of Robert Gardyne of Latoun, widow of Alexander Wedderburn of that ilk)
  (a) Alexander Graham, 7th of Duntrune (d 1782)
  m. Clementina Gardyne (dau of David Gardyne of Lawton & Middleton)
  ((1)) Alexander Graham, 8th of Duntrune (dsp 27.10.1802)
  ((2)) Amelia Graham of Duntrune (d 24.08.1824)
m. (18.04.1781) Patrick Stirling of Pittendreich (son of William of Pittendreich by Jean Cook)
  ((A)) William Stirling, later Stirling-Graham of Duntrune (b 12.06.1794, 12.1844)
  ((B)) Alexander Stirling (b 07.1796, d 1801)
  ((C)) Clementina Stirling, later Stirling-Graham of Duntrune (b 02.05.1782, d 1877)
  ((D)) Jane Stirling (d 01.09.1868)
  m. John Mortluck Lacon of Great Yarmouth (son of Sir Edmund Lacon, Bart)
  Their eldest son John inherited Duntrune.
  ((3)) Clementina Graham (d 1825)
  m. (1794) Gavin Drummond (of Keltie family)
  ((A)) Clementina Drummond (d 01.09.1835)
  m. (07.10.1812) David Ogilvy, 6th Earl of Airlie (b 16.12.1785, d 20.08.1849)
  ((4))+ other daughters (d unm) - Ann (d 1809), Grizel, Elizabeth, Alison (d 1823)
(b) Elizabeth Graham
  m. Alexander Johnstone
  (c) Clementina Graham (d unm)
  (d) Ann Graham
  m. James Mudie
(B) Alexander Graham of Meathie
  m. Barbara Fergusson
  (i) James Graham of Meathie (b 1698, d 1777)
  m1. Grizel Wedderburn (dsp, dau of Sir Alexander Wedderburn, 4th Bart of Blackness)
  m2. Isabel Guthrie (b c1712, d 1780)
(a) James Graham of Meathie & Balmuir (b 1741, d 1792)
  m. Elizabeth Wedderburn (b 1746, d 1825, dau of Robert Wedderburn of Pearsie)
  ((1)) James Graham of Balmuir, later Webster (b 1774) had issue
  m. (1823) Elizabeth Ramsay
  ((2)) Robert Graham (b 1775, d 09.09.1836)
'The Wedderburn Book' suggests that Robert died unmarried but a site visitor (DC, 04.02.07) has provided a copy of Robert's will that shows that he was father of ...
  ((A)) Ann Graham
  m. (24.01.1838) Robert Suckling Cheesman
  ((B))+ other issue - Robert, James, David, Mary Ann, Charlotte
  ((3))+ other issue (d unm) - David of Pearsie (b 1784, d 1858), John of Pearsie (b 1787, d 1870), Isabel (d 1830), Katherine (d 1843)
  (b) Margaret Graham (d 04.11.1763) probably of this generation
  m. (05.02.1755) Patrick Carnegy, 3rd of Lour (b 1720, d 11.11.1799)
  (c)+ other issue including George in London
  (4) Margaret Graham
  m1. (mcrt 1606) George Symmer of Balzeordie
  m2. (1616) Robert Arbuthnot, 2nd of Findowrie (d before 17.05.1681)
(5) Mariot Graham
  m. (mcrt 1615) Alexander Guthrie of Kincaldrum
  (6) Helen Graham
  m. (mcrt 1616) George Lundie of Wester Denhead
  m2. (c 1616) Margaret Murray
  b. Margaret Graham
  m1. (mcrt 07.1581) Alexander Ogilvie of Labothie
  m2. John Inglis of Ardit
  c.+ other issue - Alexander, John
  iii. daughter
  iv. Alison Graham
  m. (by 1568) Gilbert Primrose (b c1536, d 18.04.1616, chichurgeon to King James VI)
3. David Graham mentioned by TSP
Shown by Commoners (and so shown as daughters of Janet Lovell) but not mentioned by TSP, leaving uncertainty on who was their mother (if indeed it was their father and not their brother who married Matilda Scrymgeour) were ...
4. Margaret or Martioa Graham
  m. John Erskine of Dun (d 1508)
5. Elizabeth Graham
  m. Andrew Haliburton of Pitcur

Main source(s):
(1) TSP (Dundee), BE1883 (Graham of Dundee)
(2) Commoners (vol 3, Graham of Fintry) which has an unreliable section on Graham of Claverhouse
(3) For Grahams of Duntrune (Duntroon) : BLG1850 (Graham of Duntrune), BE1883 (Graham of Dundee), BLG1886 (Lacon of Duntrune) with support & input from 'The Wedderburn Book' by Alexander Wedderburn (1898) an extract of which was kindly sent to us by a site visitor (DC, 04.02.07)
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