'Hamilton34'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton of Belhaven, Hamilton of Dalserf, Hamilton of Stevenston, Hamilton of Wishaw
[This page was originally named Hamilton19. On 16.10.16 it was renamed to ensure that this page is named with a higher number than that of earlier generations.]

                               
William Hamilton, 1st of Wishaw (d 12.1636)
m. (08.1621) Beatrix Douglas (dau of James Douglas of Morton)
1. James Hamilton, 2nd of Wishaw (dsp by 1654)
2. John Hamilton, 3rd of Wishaw (dsp 1666)
  TSP reports that William (John's younger brother) "acquired the rights of his immediate elder brother to the property and was styled third of Wishaw". It is not clear whether that acquisition was before or after the death of their brother James. 'HamiltonHistory' does not refer to that but reports that John succeeded James and shows him as 3rd of Wishaw. Henceforth, we show the lairds with both numberings: 'HH'/TSP.
3. William Hamilton, 3rd/4th of Wishaw (d 1724, antiquary/genealogist)
  m1. (1660) Anne Hamilton (d 1671, dau of John Hamilton of Udston)
  A. Robert Hamilton, younger of Wishaw (b 06.07.1664, a 1703, dvp, 2nd son)
  m. (1668) Jean Hamilton (dau/(co)heir of Robert Hamilton of Brownmuir)
i. William Hamilton, 4th/5th of Wishaw (b 02.02.1690, d 16.04.1756, 2nd son)
  m. (16.12.1726) Bethia Hamilton (b 31.01.1702, d 02.10.1785, dau of Charles Hamilton of Weatherley) @1@ below
  a. Charles Hamilton, 5th/6th of Wishaw (b 19.09.1727, d unm 15.05.1763, Captain)
  b. Robert Hamilton, 6th/7th of Wishaw, de jure 6th Lord Belhaven & Stenton (b 03.05.1731, 3rd son)
  For a note on the descent of the title Lord Belhaven see here.
  m. (11.02.1764) Susan Balfour (d before 11.09.1779 (or 09.01.1789), dau of Sir Michael Balfour, Bart of Denmiln)
  (1) William Hamilton, 7th Lord Belhaven (b 13.01.1765, d 29.10.1814)
  m. (02.03.1789) Penelope Macdonald (d 05.05.1816, dau of Ranald Macdonald of Clanranald)
  (A) Robert Montgomerie Hamilton, 8th Lord Belhaven, Lord Hamilton of Wishaw (b 1793, dsp 22.12.1868)
m. (16.12.1815) Hamilton Campbell (d 08.09.1873, dau of Walter Frederick Campbell of Shawfield & Islay)
  (B) William Hamilton (b 1797, dspm 03.07.1838, Captain)
  m. (25.09.1834) Marcellina Antonia _ (d 22.10.1858, widow of P. Mendes)
  (C) Susan Mary Hamilton (d 30.12.1856)
  m. (17.11.1820) Peter Ramsay in Edinburgh (d 31.08.1855, banker)
  (D) Jean Hamilton (d 12.09.1820)
  m. (15.02.1819) Charles Southeby (d 20.01.1854, Rear Admiral, son of William of Fairmead Lodge)
  (E)+ other issue - Penelope, Flora (d 1810), Bethia
  (2) Jean Hamilton (b 26.01.1769, d 09.10.1841)
m. (24.02.1791) George Ramsay of Barnton (d 02.1810)
  (3) Betty Hamilton (b 24.12.1770, d 30.08.1809)
  m. (09.12.1791) William Ramsay in Edinburgh (banker)
  (4)+ other issue - Robert (b 17.04.1767, d unm 27.11.1835, Colonel), Charles (b 16.12.1769, d before 18.05.1778), Michael (b 08.07.1772, d before 18.05.1778), Peter/Patrick Douglas (bur unm 19.08.1827), Mary (b 14.12.1765, d unm 04.06.1793), Susannah (b 01.09.1773, d 12.1828), Euphame (b 17.02.1775, d unm)
  c. James Hamilton (b 08.06.1734, d 14.08.1787) had issue
  m. Anne Bowie (dau of James Bowie of Holehouse)
  d. John Hamilton of Belfield (b 05.11.1737)
  m1. (15.06.1762) Isabella Stirling (dau of Sir Henry Stirling, Bart of Ardoch)
  (1)+ issue (dspm) - William (to Jamaica), Henry (a 1800, to Jamaica)
  m2. _ Graham
(3) Alexander Hamilton
  e.+ other issue - William (b 25.10.1728, dsp before 1763), Archibald (b 10.10.1739, d unm)
  ii. Robert Hamilton of Glenhoove (b 03.03.1691, d 13.07.1765, minister of Hamilton)
  m. (09.03.1721) Cecil Borland (dau of Rev. Francis Borland, minister of Glassford)
  a. James Hamilton (b 19.12.1721, dsp 14.03.1782, minister of Paisley)
  m. (03.08.1761) Elizabeth Millar (d 25.09.1798, dau of Rev. Robert Millar)
  b.+ other issue - Robert (b 20.08.1723, dvpsp), Francis (b 08.04.1727, d unm), Anne (a 1758), Rachel (d 1813)
  iii. James Hamilton, 1st of Stevenston (b 25.09.1700, bur 28.11.1769, 5th son)
  m1. (10.11.1736) Helen or Nellie Baillie (bur 22.04.1758, dau of Andrew Baillie of Parbroath) @2@ below
  a. James Hamilton, 2nd of Stevenston (b 10.06.1745, d 1788, 4th son)
  m. (1747) Mary Nisbet (d 30.03.1812, dau of Archibald Nisbet of Carfin)
  (1) James Hamilton (dvmsp, Captain)
  (2) Archibald Hamilton (b 19.09.1774, d 23.02.1823, surgeon)
m. May or Mary Clarke
  (A) James Hamilton, 9th Lord Belhaven (b 1822, d 06.09.1893) had issue (daughters)
  m. (30.10.1877) Georgina Watson (dau of Sir John Watson, Bart of Earnock and Neilsland)
  (B) Mary Nisbet Hamilton (d 28.02.1883)
  m. (1840) Frederick Chapman (d 13.09.1852)
  (C)+ other issue - Archibald (b 29.08.1822, d 30.09.1839), Jessie
  (3) Francis Hamilton (d 10.12.1869, Captain) had issue
  m1/2. ??
  b. William Hamilton (b 06.1748, d 15.12.1802)
  m. Elizabeth Nisbet (dau of Archibald Nisbet of Carfin)
  (1) son
  c.+ other issue - John (b 09.11.1738, dspm before 16.10.1772), Robert (b 14.02.1740, dspm before 16.10.1772), Andrew (b 30.11.1743, d 20.05.1744), others
m2. Elizabeth Cunningham (dau of William Cunningham of Brownhill)
  iv.+ other issue - William (d infant), John (b 27.09.1692, dspms?)
  B. Archibald Hamilton, later of Dalserf (b 22.01.1667, d 12.1732, 4th son)
  The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' ('Dalserf (2nd Family)', p302+), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Dalserf', p269+) & 'HJHeraldry' (Hamilton, p81 (within 'Wishaw')).
  m. (1691) Margaret Hamilton (bur 10.04.1699, dau/heir of Patrick Hamilton of Green by Margaret, dau of William Hamilton of Dalserf, sister/heir of William)
  i. William Hamilton of Dalserf (d by 1737)
  m. (mcret 13.04.1721) Margaret Weir (dau of Sir George Weir of Blackwood)
  a. Archibald Hamilton of Dalserf (d(sp?) 04.1769)
  b. George Hamilton (b 1724, dsp before 04.1769)
  c. Margaret Hamilton of Dalserf
  m. (1753) James Hamilton Birnie, later Hamilton of Broomhill (dspl c1796, Captain)
  Dalserf passed to James's illegitimate children.
  ii. Patrick Hamilton (a 1721)
C. Margaret Hamilton
  m. (1681) Alexander Cleland 'of that ilk' of Cleland
  D.+ other issue - William (b 04.05.1661, dvp unm before 1696), James (b 10.01.1666, a 1680, dsp), John (b 30.11.1667, dsp), Thomas (b 09.10.1669, d young)
  m2. (31.08.1676) Mary Erskine (dau of Sir Charles Erskine of Alva)
  H. Charles Hamilton of Weatherley, later of Garrion (b 17.12.1678)
  m. (1699) Euphemia Hamilton (dau of Sir Archibald Hamilton, Bart of Rosehall)
  i. Bethia Hamilton (b 31.01.1702, d 02.10.1785)
  m. (16.12.1726) William Hamilton, 4th of Wishaw (b 02.02.1690, d 16.04.1756) @1@ above
ii.+ other issue - William (b 28.12.1700, d young), Archibald (b 07.01.1703, d young), Charlotte of Halcraig (d unm 1772)
  I. John Hamilton of Newton (b 30.11.1680, d 25.01.1757, WS)
  m. Jean Gartshore (dau of Gartshore of Gartshore)
  i. child (b 1717, d infant?)
  ii. Helen Hamilton (d 11/18.07.1773)
  m. (18.02.1741) Sir Patrick Murray, 4th Bart of Ochtertyre (b 21.08.1707, d 09.09.1764)
  iii. Jacobina Hamilton (d 28.01.1792)
  m. (31.10.1760) Sir George Dunbar, Bart of Mochrum
  J. William Hamilton (b 06.08.1685, d 15.01.1754, Bencher of Lincol's Inn)
  m1. Helen Hay (dau of David Hay of Woodcockdale)
  i.+ issue - Robert (b 1724, d 1734/7), William (b 27.01.1729, d unm 16.07.1796, MP, Irish Chancellor of rthe Exchequer)
  m2. (1740) _ Smith of Binderton
  K. Thomas Hamilton (b 13.08.1687, d unm by 1758)
  L. Alexander Hamilton (b 21.05.1693, d 1781)
  m1. (sp) Frances Dalzell
  m2. Barbara Lilley
i. William Hamilton of Lincoln's Inn (dspm 27.04.1811)
  m. Sarah Allan
  ii. Anthony Hamilton (b 05.05.1739, d 04.10.1812, of Lincoln's Inn, 3rd son)
  m. (12.02.1767) Anne Terrick (dau of Richard Terrick, Bishop of London)
a. Terrick Hamilton (d infant)
  b. William Richard Hamilton (b 09.01.1777, d 11.07.1859, Ambassador) had issue
  m. (03.09.1804) Juliana Udny (dau of John Udny of Udny)
  Ancestors of the 10th and later Lords Belhaven.
  c. Anthony Hamilton (b 12.07.1778, d 10.09.1851, rector of Loughton, Archdeacon of Taunton) had issue
  m. (13.07.1807) Charity Graeme Farquhar (d 09.11.1869, dau of Sir Walter Farquhar, Bart)
iii.+ other issue - John Robert (d young), Alexander (d infant), Alexander Lilley (d young)
  M. Helen Hamilton
  m. (31.03.1694) Andrew Baillie of Parbroath
  i. Helen or Nellie Baillie (bur 22.04.1758)
  m. (10.11.1736) James Hamilton,1st of Stevenston (b 25.09.1700, bur 28.11.1769) @2@ above
  N. Catherine Hamilton (b 13.05.1682, d 03.03.1758)
  m. Robert or David Pitcairn (b c1674, d 18.07.1757, minister of Dysart)
  O. Mary Hamilton (dsp)
  m. Dr. David Balfour (son (sb brother?) of Sir Michael of Denmiln)
  P. Janet Hamilton (dsp)
  m. Alexander Gartshore of Gartshore
  Q. Christian Hamilton (d young)
  R. Anne Hamilton (b 11.02.1692)
  m. James Bogle
3. Margaret Hamilton
  m. George Cleland of Gartness
4.+ other issue (dsp) - John (d 1666), Quintin

Main source(s): TSP (vol 2, 'Hamilton, Lord Belhaven', p48+), 'HamiltonHistory' ('Wishaw' (p884+) & 'Belhaven and Stenton' (p132+)) with input as reported above
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