'Grierson01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Grierson of Capenoch, Grierson of Lag, Grierson of Rock Hall

Gilbert MacGregor or Gregorson or Grierson, 1st of Lag (a 1410)
m. Janet Glendinning (dau of Sir Simon Glendinning or Glendonwyn of Parton)
1. Gilbert Grierson of Lag (d 1457)
  m. Isabel Kirkpatrick (dau of David de Kirkpatrick of Rocall)
2. Vedast Grierson of Lag (a 1475)
  m. Isabel de Dalrymple (dau of William de Dalrymple of Stair)
  A. Roger Grierson of Lag (d after Sauchiburn 1488)
  m. Isabel Kirkpatrick (dau of Roger de Kirkpatrick of Closeburn)
  i. Cuthbert Grierson of Lag and Rock Hall (dsp 1513)
  ii. Roger Grierson of Windiehill (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. Agnes Douglas (dau of James Douglas, 5th of Drumlanrig)
a. Cuthbert Grierson (d 1514)
  m. Isabel of Allanton
  (1) Roger Grierson (d 1564)
  (A) John Grierson (in holy orders)
  (2) John Grierson
  m. Elizabeth Gordon (dau of Sir James Gordon of Lochinvar)
  b. Gilbert Grierson of Collin had issue
  c. Sir John Grierson of Lag (d 1566)
  m1. (1529) Nicola Herries (dau of Robert Herries of Mabie)
  (1) William Grierson of Lag (dsp)
  (2) Nicola Grierson (dsp by 1552)
  m. (mcrt 13.02.1548) Sir John Charteris of Amisfield (d 05.03.1577)
m2. Egidia Kennedy (dau of Sir John Kennedy of Cullean)
  (3) Roger Grierson of Lag and Rock Hall (d 08.1593)
  m1. (mcrt 06.08.1563) Magdalen Livingston (dsp 1565, dau of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord)
  m2. Helen Douglas (d 1578, dau of James Douglas, 7th of Drumlanrig)
  (A) Sir William Grierson of Lag (d 1629)
  m. (09.05.1593) Nicola Maxwell (dau of Sir John Maxwell, 4th Lord Herries of Terregles)
  (i) Sir Robert Grierson of Lag (d 1654)
  m. (1622) Margaret Murray (dau of Sir James Murray of Cockpool)
  (ii) Alexander Grierson of Barnabachill (a 1629)
  (iii) William Grierson of Broeco
  m. Agnes Grierson (dau of James Grierson of Penfillan)
  (iv) John Grierson of Capenoch
  m. Elizabeth Murray (dau of Sir James Murray of Cockpool)
  (a) daughter
  (v) Sir James Grierson of Capenoch and Rock Hall (d 1666)
BP1934 identifies Sir James as ancestor of Griesons of Grange, Tullylagan, Sea Park, Meath, Dublin, Illinois, etc., but does not name his successor. The following comes from a web site on the Grierson family (see here).
  m. Sarah Browne (dau of Rev John Browne of Glencairn, widow of Thomas Grierson, younger of Barjarg) named Mary by BP1934
  (a) John Grierson of Capenoch (d 1687)
  ((1)) James Grierson of Capenoch (d 1715)
James was married 3 times. He was survived only by ...
  ((A)) Susan Grierson
  m. (1727) Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick, 3rd Bart of Closeburn
  ((2)) Agnes Grierson (d 08.12.1758) probably of this generation
  m. Andrew Ewart (b 1660, d 1740, minister of Kells)
  (vi) Lancelot Grierson (a 03.1626)
(vii) Agnes Grierson
  m. (1629/31) John Laurie of Maxwelton
  (viii) Helena Grierson
  m. (mcrt 02.11.1615) James Douglas of Mouswald
  (ix) Isabel Grierson
  m. (1629) Edward Maxwell of Lagan
  (x) Sara Grierson
  m. (mcrt 09.05.1621) William Fergusson of Craigdarroch
  (B) Grizel Grierson
  m. (20.07.1598) Alexander Gordon of Kirkconnell
  (C) Agnes Grierson
  m. (1580) John Macnaught of Kilwhanidy
  (D) Jane Grierson
  m. (mcrt 27.02.1623) John Douglas of Killiewarren
  (4) Sir Thomas Grierson of Dalgoner (a 1628) had issue
  m. Maisie Kirkhaught (dau of John Kirkhaught of Kilwhanidy)
  (5) John Grierson of Dalskaville (a 1625)
  m. Elizabeth Gordon (dau of Sir James Gordon of Lochinvar)
d.+ other issue - Agnes, Janet, Margaret
  iii. George Grierson of Halliday Hill (a 1495) had issue
  iv. Gilbert Grierson (a 11.1486)
  v. Elizabeth Grierson
  m. Henry Kirkpatrick (son of Sir Thomas of Closeburn)
  B. Cuthbert Grierson
  i. Roger Grierson
  C. Vedast Grierson
  D. Gilbert Grierson (dvp 1472)
  i. Annabella Grierson
  m. George Muirhead
3. Gilbert Grierson of Kirkbride
  m. Janet Glendinning (dau of John Glendinning/Glendonwyn of Parton)
4. William Grierson of Dalgarnoch (a 01.1449)
5. John Grierson of Lincluden (a 1446)
6. Cuthbert Grierson
  A.+ issue - Roger, John
7. Walter Grierson of Dalmucurran (a 1466)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Grierson)
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