'Hamilton02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton in Mylneholm, Hamilton of Raploch, Hamilton of Stonehouse (Stanehouse)
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James Hamilton, 1st of Raploch (a 1440)
1. William Hamilton, 2nd of Raploch
  m. Margaret Baillie (dau of Sir William Baillie of Lamington)
  A. James Hamilton, 3rd of Raploch (a 1517, d before 20.01.1532)
  m. Isobel Weir (dau of ?? Weir of Blackwood)
  i. James Hamilton, 1st of Stonehouse, Provost of Edinburgh (d 1548, Governor of Edinburgh Castle)
  'HamiltonHistory' differs from Anderson as to the identification of James's children and to their attribution between his wives. We follow 'HamiltonHistory' but Anderson shows Margaret as mother of Margaret & Janet (Jean) (both of whom are shown by 'HamiltonHistory' as daughters of his son John) with Grizel being mother of James, John, Robert, Archibald, Alexander, Thomas, Grizel & Janet.
  m1. Margaret Mowat (dau/heir of Alexander Mowat of Stonehouse or Stanehouse (Mouat of Stenhouse))
  a. James Hamilton of Stonehouse (Stanhouse) (d 1548, 'Captain of Edinburgh Castle')
  m. Margaret (or Elizabeth) Tours
  (1) Barbara Hamilton (a 07.1566)
  m. (before 01.1562) John Menzies of Castlehill
  b. John Hamilton of Stonehouse (b c1533, d 19.05.1579)
Anderson shows just 1 wife for John, Joane/Joneta dau of Sir David Hamilton of Preston, mother of James, John (no details given), Jean & Abigail. 'HamiltonHistory' shows as follows.
  m1. (mcrt 19.07.1549, Jean or Jonet Baillie (widow of _ Muirhead of Criddeldykes, possibly of family of Carphin)
  (1) John Hamilton of Stonehouse (d before 20.07.1602)
  m. (mcrt 20.10.1572) Jean Baillie (dau of Alexander Baillie of Blairschenoch)
  (A) James Hamilton of Stonehouse (a 1618)
  (B) Mary or Margaret Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 13.07.1621) John Harper (minister of Wester Kilbryde)
(C)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1583), Helen (a 1609)
  m2. (before 08.09.1553) Jean (Joane or Joneta) Hamilton (d 04.1598, dau of Sir David Hamilton of Fingaltoun)
  (2) James Hamilton of Stonehouse (d before 08.04.1589)
  m. (mcrt 30.01.1579/80) Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of Sir James Hamilton of Crawfurdjohn, m2. John Tweedie of Winkstoun)
  (A) James Hamilton of Stonehouse (d 12.1610)
  m. (mcrt 15.10.1595) Agnes Maxwell (d before 1647, dau of Sir James Maxwell of Calderwood, m2. Cuthbert Hamilton of Cander)
  (i) James Hamilton of Stonehouse (b c1605, d 02.1636)
  Anderson reports "I have been unable to trace this family further." HJHeraldry (Hamilton, 'Stanehouse', p59+), which supports the above, continues by identifying James's wife and mother of James (d 1651), Andrew & John, as Elizabeth Williamson. However, 'HamiltonHistory' (p840) reports that this James's widow was Barbara Hamilton, mother of James, Barbara & Jean. 'HamiltonHistory' (Mylneholme (Parish of Stonehouse)', p607+), which supports most of the following, identifies Elizabeth Williamson as mother of James, Andrew, John, Nicholas & Helen but does not mention Barbara Hamilton. We presume to show as follows.
  m1. Elizabeth Williamson (dau of John Williamson of Mylneholm)
  (a) James Hamilton of Stonehouse 1654, d 1661)
  ((1))+ issue - Robert (dsp before 17.08.1665), James (a 08.1665)
  (b) John Hamilton in Mylneholm (d 06.1684, 3rd son)
  m1. (c1663) Elizabeth Hamilton
  m2. (c1672) Helen Alston
  ((1)) James Hamilton in Mylneholme (d before 19.02.1736)
  m. Agnes Muter (sister of Thoams Muter of Tofts)
  ((A)) John Hamilton of Burnside (b 1704)
  ((i)) James Hamilton (d(sp? before 06.1776)
  ((ii)) Marion Hamilton (a 06.1776)
  m. Robert Lamb of Hamilton (candlemaker)
  ((B)) James Hamilton in Holme (b 1706, d 1745/9)
  m. Anna Muter
  ((i)) James Hamilton in Mylneholm (b 1738, d 1822)
  m. Mary Hamilton (dau of Andrew Hamilton of Colinhill in Avendale)
  ((a)) Rev. William Hamilton of Strathblane (b 1780, d 1835, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (1813) Jane King (d 1855, dau of William King)
  ((b)) Thomas Hamilton (b 1783, d 1877, 4th son) had issue
m. Marianne Adams
  ((c))+ other issue - James (b 1764, d unm 1797), Thomas (b 1777, d 1782)
  ((iii)) Martha Hamilton
  m. Andrew Tenant of Strathaven
  ((C))+ other issue - Gavin (b 1719), Janet, Martha, daughter
  ((2))+ other issue - John of Mylneholme (a 1687), Thomas in Mylneholme (dsps), Gavin
  m3. Margaret Paterson (a 1684)
  (c)+ other issue - Andrew (d 1663), Nicholas, Helen
  m2. Barbara Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton of Fingaltoun m2. Thomas Courtney (minister of Ashkirk))
  (f)+ other issue - Barbara, Jean
  (ii) Jean Hamilton (d 1672)
  m. George Home in Reidhall
  (iii) Agnes Hamilton
  m. (02.07.1639) Robert Fork (son of Robert of Paisley)
  (iv)+ other issue - Elspth/Elizabeth (d 30.10.1666), Katherine, Isobel (d 11.1666)
  (B) Robert Hamilton of Cassiltoun & Tweedie (a 1618)
  m1. (21.01.1607) "Dame Margaret Stewart" (d 10.1610)
  (i) William Hamilton
  m2. (01.06.1613) Janet Dempster (d 02.1622, dau of _ Dempster of Balbulgie)
  (ii)+ other issue - Robert, Margaret (b 1615), Elizabeth
  (C) Helen Hamilton not mentioned by Anderson
  m. James Auchinleck of Readie
  (D) daughter
Anderson shows an unnamed daughter of this generation m. Mungo Lockhart of Cleghorn. 'HamiltonHistory' shows her as possibly 2 generations earlier (mentioned below)
  (3) Alexander Hamilton (d 15.12.1599, tutor of Stonehouse, 2nd youngest son)
  m. Euphame Mure widow of Alexander, probably mother of ...
  (A) Marion Hamilton
  m. James Brentoun of Lanark
  (B)+ other issue - James, John
  (4) Margaret Hamilton shown by Anderson a generation earlier
  m1. Robert Hamilton of Milburn (d 03.1576/7)
m2. Patrick Hamilton (d before 18.07.1595, Captain of Arran, son of Sir David of Preston)
  m3. (1634) Paul Hamilton of Coats (Captain of Arran) mentioned by Anderson but not by 'HamiltonHistory'
  (5) Jean Hamilton shown by Anderson both here (as Jean) and (as Janet) a generation earlier
  m1. (mcrt 05.07.1575) Gilbert Inglis of Murdistoun (son of Thomas?)
  m2. William Baillie of Craig shown by Anderson as of Carfin
  (6) Abigail Hamilton (a 1611)
  m. Gawin Hamilton of Kype (a 1611)
  (7)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1579), Robert in Cassill (Castle Hill?) (a 1612)
  c. Robert Hamilton (d c1604, vicar of Kilmarnock, later merchant in Edinburgh)
  m. Marion Hamilton (dau of Robert or John Hamilton, sister of Samuel of Bankell))
  (1) Robert Hamilton of Edinburgh
  m. Mariota Simpson (sister of Joneta, m2. James Hamilton)
  (A) Barbara Hamilton (d before 23.11.1654)
  m. (30.07.1607) John Mein
  (B) Elizabeth Hamilton (d 1667)
  m. (before 12.05.1608) Richard Dicksoun (minister)
  (C) Mariota Hamilton (d 1661)
m1. Bartholomew Flemyng of Edinburgh
  m2. (before 27.06.1635) John Stevensoun
  (D) Beatrix Hamilton (d before 01.08.1634)
  m. (26.07.1625) Robert Blair (minister at Bangour)
  (E)+ other issue - Robert (d by 12.05.1608), Margaret (d before 04.06.1617)
  d. daughter
m. Andrew Hamilton of Newton & Silvertonhill
  e.+ other issue - Archibald (a 1567, vicar), Thomas (a 1576, vicar of Stewartoun), Alexander (a 1553)
  m2. (before 10.03.1539-40, div before 21.02.1545-6) Grisel Sempill (d 01.1575, dau of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord)
  h. Elizabeth Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 03.02.1552/3, repudiated 02.1564/5) Roger Kirkpatrick of Closeburn
  i. Grizzell Hamilton (d 25.08.1592)
  m. (by 1548) David Cunninghame of Robertland
  j. Janet Hamilton
  m. Gavin Craufurd of Fermes
  k.+ other issue - Robert (d before 29.05.1565), John (d before 05.1565)
  m3. (before 21.02.1545/6) Marion Towris (a 1588, widow of David Wemyss of that ilk, m3. Bernard Hamilton of Bogwood (brother of Sir William of Sanquhar))
  m. James Hamilton
  partner unknown
  n. Alexander Hamilton
  o. daughter possibly legitimate? Anderson shows such a daughter 2 generations later (mentioned above)
  m. Mungo Lockhart of Cleghorn
ii. Thomas Hamilton, 4th of Raploch (dsp before 05.03.1553/4)
  m. Agnes Douglas (dau of Robert Douglas of Lochleven)
  partner(s) unknown
  a.+ issue - James of Torshaw, John of Torshaw, William of Torshaw (Torschaw), Mungo
  iii. Archibald Hamilton, 5th of Raploch (d before 27.09.1561)
  m1. Mary or Marion Ogilvy (dsp, dau of _ Ogilvy of Purvis (of that ilk?), relict of _ Weir of Blackbood & _ Dunbar of Blantyre)
  m2. Margaret Hamilton (dau of John Hamilton of Newton)
  a. Margaret Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 05.06.1561) Sir James Somerville of Cambusnethan (b c1539, d 09.1613)
b. Jean or Elizabeth Hamilton
  m. Robert Baillie of Cultness then Park ("a brother of Carfins")
  partner(s) unknown
  c. Archibald Hamilton (a 1553)
  d. Hans (John) Hamilton (b 1536, d 30.05.1608, vicar of Dunlop) --
  m. Janet or Margaret Denham (dau of James Denham of Weshiels) --
  iv. Gavin Hamilton, 6th of Raploch (b c1515, d 28.06.1571, Commendator of Kilwinning (Kilwynning))
  m. Margaret Hamilton (d 22.03.1595/6, a 1576, dau of John Hamilton, 1st of Broomhill)
  v. John Hamilton, 1st of Neilsland
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of Patrick Hamilton, 3rd of Udston)
  i. (Martha?) Hamilton
  m. _ Lingsstone of Belstane
  i. Katherine Hamilton
  B. Elizabeth Hamilton --
  m. William Mure of Glanderston --

Main source(s) (see here): 'HamiltonHistory' ('Raploch' (p732+) & 'Stonehouse (Lanarkshire)' (p828+)), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Raploch' (p363+) & 'Stanehouse' (p383)), HJHeraldry (Hamilton, 'The Hamiltons of Raploch' & continuations, p59 & p62) with other input/support as reported above
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