'Hamilton58'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton of Falahill, Hamilton of Little Preston, Hamilton of Redhouse (Reidhouse)
[The sections below were previously included within Hamilton14. They were moved here to reduce the size of that page.]

Sir Andrew Hamilton of Redhouse (d 01.069.1634, Lord of Session as 'Lord Redhouse')
m. (mcrt 03.06.1602) Jean Laing (dau/heir of John Laing of Spittals & Redhouse)
1. Sir John Hamilton of Redhouse (d 30.08.1640)
  m. Helen Richardson (d 1688, dau of Sir Robert Richardson, Bart of Pencaitland, m2. Sir James Richardson of Smeaton)
  A. Thomas Hamilton of Redhouse (b 1637, bur 15.10.1688, Captain)
  Other than to mention that the line ended with Colonel George, Anderson ends with this generation. 'HJHeraldry' mentions Thomas's marriage to Agnes Birnie, showing her as mother of James (+ Thomas, George, Andrew) father of Colonel George. 'HamiltonHistory' provides the following, showing an extra generation.
  m1. (mcrt 26.01.1658) Magdalen Stewart (d before 10.01.1668, dau of John, Earl of Traquair)
  i. Thomas Hamilton of Redhouse (2nd son)
  m. (mcrt 27.12.1681) Agnes Birnie (dau of Sir Andrew Birnie, Lord Saline, m2. Andrew Rule)
  a. Thomas Hamilton (b before 27.12.1681, dsp)
  b. James Hamilton (d 04.1717, Captain)
  m. (1706, div?) Katherine Gellattie (dau of Laurence Gellattie of Edinburgh)
  (1) George Hamilton (not a Colonel!)
m. (25.08.1734?) Jean Maxwell (dau of Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, Bart)
  (2) Katherine Hamilton (a 12.1717)
  c. Helen Hamilton
  m. (by 1707) Adam Glas (minister of Aberlady)
  ii. George Hamilton, later of Edinburgh (a 1718, Major General)
  a. Ann Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 13.11.1705) James Betoun of Balfour (dsp 1719)
  iii. Anne Hamilton (a 1688)
  m. James Douglas (Lt. General)
  iv.+ other issue - John (b 1658, dsp before 1681), Andrew, James, Elizabeth, Helen
m2. Janet Boog
  ix.+ other issue (d before 1692) - John (b 16823), Jean (b 1678), Helen (b 1679)
  B.+ other issue - Robert, Rebecca (b 1635), Elizabeth (b 1638), Anna (b 1640, bur 06.09.1659), Jean (b 1641)
2. Andrew Hamilton of Edinburgh (b 1613, 4th son)
  m. (08.08.1641) Anna Hay (bur 12.06.1661, dau of Sir Alexander Hay of Forresterseay, widow of John Rae)
3. Elizabeth Hamilton (d 1680)
  m1. (mcrt 04.1620) James Rig of Carberry (d 1644)
  m2. (before 04.01.1653) Andrew Hamilton of Monktounhall (of family of Innerwick)
4. Anna Hamilton (a 12.1643)
  m. (mcrt 03.08.1632) Sir John Wauchope of Niddrie Marischal
5.+ other issue - Thomas (b 1609, d young), Robert (b 1610, d young), Patrick (b 1615, dsp before 03.03.1637), Marion (b 1603)



Sir Patrick Hamilton of Little Preston (d 17.02.1659, MP)
m. (mcrt 18.03.1613) Elizabeth or Elspeth Macmorran (dau of Ninian Macmorran (McMorran) of Edinburgh then Newhall)
1. (Sir) Patrick Hamilton 'of Fala' of Little Preston (d 1701)
m. (mcrt 31.10.1645) Elizabeth Macgill (d 1692, dau of James, 1st Viscount Oxfuird)
  A. Thomas Hamilton of Little Preston & Falahill (d 1709-10, Colonel, 3rd son)
  m. (25.04.1703) Elizabeth Stewart (dau of James Stewart "of the house of Grandtully", m2. Alexander Gibson of Durie)
  i. Thomas Hamilton, later Hamilton-Macgill of Falahill & Oxenfuird (d 18.10.1779)
  m. Elizabeth Dalrymple (dau of Sir John Dalrymple of Cousland, Bart)
  a. Elizabeth Hamilton-Macgill (d 1810)
  m. (07.10.1760) Sir John Dalrymple, Bart (cousin)
  ii. William Hamilton of Falahill (d before 19.02.1718)
  iii. Elizabeth Hamilton
  m. Malcolm Gibson ("of the family of Durie")
  iv. Bethie Hamilton
  m. Marcombe (sic) Foulis
  B. James Hamilton of Fallahill (d 24.08.1704),
  C. Christian Hamilton (d 02.1710)
  m. Sir Mungo Murray of Blebo
  D. Anna Hamilton (bur 19.02.1689)
m. (mcrt 20.09.1680) David Fearn of Edinburgh
  E. Jean Hamilton (b 1666)
  m. (24.12.1699) William Blackwood of Edinburgh
  F.+ other issue - Walter (dvpsp?), John (d before 18.02.1717, Lt. Colonel), Jean (b 02.02.1666), Sarah
2. son (d 1655)
3. Anne Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 16.07.1635) James Hamilton of Westport
4. Margaret Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 26.01.1643) Sir Gideon Scott of Highchester
5. Elizabeth Hamilton (bur 1684)
  m. (c1655) Sir James Murray of Skirling
6. Helen Hamilton
  m. (after 24.08.1655) Joseph Mowat of Fawsie

Main source(s) (see here):
(1) For upper section : 'HamiltonHistory' ('Reidhouse', p747+), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Redhouse', p367), 'HJHeraldry' (Hamilton, 'Redhouse', p135+)
(2) For lower section : 'HamiltonHistory' (Little Preston', p568+), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Fala', p282+), 'HJHeraldry' (Hamilton, 'Little Preston', p136+)
Back to top of page