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Families covered: Kennedy of Blairquhan, Kennedy of Cassilis, Kennedy of Craigoch, Kennedy of Culzean, Kennedy of Kilhenzie

Gilbert Kennedy, 4th Earl of Cassillis (d 12.12.1576)
m. (mcrt 30.03.1566) Margaret Lyon (d 1626, dau of John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis)
1. John Kennedy, 5th Earl of Cassillis (b c1568/1574, dsp before 14.11.1615, Treasurer)
  m. (mcrt 04.11.1597) Jean Fleming (b c1554, d 23.06.1609, dau of James Fleming, 4th Lord)
2. Hew Kennedy (d before 25.03.1607)
  m. (mcrt 02.09.1600) Katherine McDowall (dau of Uchtred McDowall of Garthland)
  A. John Kennedy, 6th Earl of Cassillis (d 04.1668)
  m1. (mcrt 07.01.1621-2) Jean Hamilton (b 05.02.1607, d 15.12.1642, dau of Thomas Hamilton, 1st Earl of Haddington)
  i. James Kennedy (d unm before 07.02.1622-3)
ii. Margaret Kennedy (dsp 1685)
  m. (1670) Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury
  iii. Catherine Kennedy (bur 15.02.1700)
  m. (1653) William Cochrane, Master of Dundonald (dvp 25.08.1679)
  m2. (15.03.1644) Margaret Hay (bur 22.04.1695, dau of William Hay, 10th Earl of Erroll)
  iv. John Kennedy, 7th Earl of Cassillis (d 23.07.1701)
  m1. (mcrt 26.12.1668) Susan Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton)
  a. John Kennedy, Master of Cassillis (dvp 1700)
  m. (18.06.1697) Elizabeth Hutchinson (d 10.03.1733-4, dau of Charles Hutchinson of Owthorpe, m2. John Hamilton, 1st Earl of Ruglen, 3rd Earl of Selkirk)
(1) John Kennedy, 8th Earl of Cassillis (b 04.1700, dsp 08.08.1759)
  m. (mcrt 06.10.1738) Susan Hamilton (d 08.02.1763, dau of John Hamilton, 1st Earl of Ruglen, 3rd Earl of Selkirk, by Anne Kennedy)
  The earldom passed to his kinsman Thomas, 4th Bart of Culzean - below.
  b. Charles Kennedy (dsp 10.10.1739, Colonel)
  c. Anne Kennedy
  m. (mcrt 21.06.1694) John Hamilton, 1st Earl of Ruglen, 3rd Earl of Selkirk (bpt 26.01.1665, d 03.12.1744)
  m2. (27.02.1697) Mary Fox (d 12.09.1746, dau of John Fox of Lincoln's Inn Fields)
  d.+ other issue - James (dsp before 1759), Elizabeth, Mary (bpt 29.01.1698-9)
  v. Helen Kennedy (d unm c1663) possibly by first marriage
  vi.+ other issue (a 1672) - Elizabeth, Mary
  B. Gilbert Kennedy (a 1632)
  C. Jean Kennedy
  m. William Stewart of Carragar (d after 09.04.1665)



Sir Thomas Kennedy, 1st of Culzean (d 11.05.1602)
m. (before 28.04.1579) Elizabeth Makgill (d 05.1622, dau of David Makgill of Cranstonriddel)
1. Thomas Kennedy (dvp unm 1601)
2. James Kennedy of Culzean and Blairquhan (d before 12.10.1637)
  James bought Blairqhan from his kinsman, John Kennedy.
  m. Anne Stewart (probably of Bonytoun family)
A. James Kennedy of Blairquhan
  i. William Kennedy of Blairquhan (dsp)
3. Sir Alexander Kennedy of Craigoch, later of Culzean (d 09.1652)
  m. Agnes Kennedy (dau of Thomas Kennedy of Ardmillan)
A. John Kennedy of Culzean (d 1665)
  m1. (mcrt 22.02.1645) Ann Blair (dau of John Blair of Blair)
  i. Jean Kennedy apparently of this generation & marriage
  m. (1665) William Hamilton, 10th of Raploch
  m2. (mcrt 1653) Margaret Hamilton (dau of John Hamilton, 1st Lord Bargany)
  ii. John Kennedy (dvpsp)
  iii. Sir Archibald Kennedy, 1st Bart of Culzean (d 1710)
  m. (before 22.04.1686) Elizabeth Leslie (dau of David Leslie, 1st Lord of Newark)
  a. Sir John Kennedy, 2nd Bart of Culzean (d 1742)
  m. (mcrt 15.03.1705) Jean Douglas (d 01.11.1767, dau of Andrew Douglas of Mains)
  (1) Sir John Kennedy, 3rd Bart of Culzean (d unm 10.04.1744)
(2) Sir Thomas Kennedy, 4th Bart of Culzean, 9th Earl of Cassillis (d unm 30.11.1775)
  The earldom was inherited from his kinsman, the 8th Earl - above.
  (3) David Kennedy, 10th Earl of Cassillis (d unm 18.12.1792)
  The earldom passed to his kinsman, Alexander Kennedy - below.
  (4) Elizabeth Kennedy
  m. (1729) Sir John Cathcart, 2nd Bart of Carleton
  (5) Anne Kennedy
  m. (mcrt 16.03.1738) John Blair of Dunskey
  (A) Jane Blair (d 02.02.1817)
  m. (1770) Sir James Hunter, later Hunter-Blair of Dunskey, 1st Bart (b 21.02.1741, d 01.07.1787)
  (6) Clementina Kennedy (dsp 11.03.1760)
  m. George Watson of Bilton Park
  (7)+ 9 sons and 5 daughters (d young unm)
b. David Kennedy (d unm 04.1754)
  c. Lewis Kennedy (d 1721)
  m. Magdalen Cochrane (dau of Hon. Alexander Cochrane of Bonshaw)
  (1) John Kennedy (dsp, RN)
  d. Jean Kennedy
  m. (1694) Sir Gilbert Kennedy of Girvanmains
  e. Susanna Kennedy (b c1690, d 18.03.1780)
  m. (mcrt 12/20.12.1709) Alexander Seton Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton (b c1660, d 18.02.1729)
  f. Mary Kennedy (a 04.1710, d unm)
g. Catherine Kennedy (b c1695, d 18.05.1761)
  m. Lawrence Nugent (Captain)
  iv.+ other issue - Alexander (dsp before 22.01.1676), Thomas (a 02.1691), Katherine (bur 08.1660), Jean (a 05.1664)
  B. Alexander Kennedy of Craigoch and Kilhenzie (d c1698)
  m1. ??
  i. daughter
  m. David Kennedy of Drummellan
  m2. (mcrt 12/14.12.1683) Anna Crawford (dau of William Crawford of Auchenames)
  ii. John Kennedy of Kilhenzie (d 12.1749)
  m. (23.04.1715) Helen Monteith (dau of Alexander Monteith in Edinburgh)
  a. Alexander Kennedy of Kilhenzie (d unm 03.05.1766, Captain)
  b. Helen Kennedy of Kilhenzie
m. John Shaw of Dalton
  iii. Archibald Kennedy (b c1685, d 14.06.1763 in New York)
  m1. ? Massam
  a. James Kennedy (d Carthagena)
  b. Robert Kennedy (d unm)
  c. Archibald Kennedy of Pavonia, 11th Earl of Cassillis (d 30.12.1794, Captain RN)
  The earldom was inherited from his kinsman, the 10th Earl - above.
  m1. (before 06.1765) Katherine Schuyler (d before 21.01.1768, dau of Peter Schuyler of New Jersey)
m2. (27.04.1769) Ann Watts (d 29.12.1793, dau of John Watts of New York)
  (1) Archibald Kennedy, 11th Earl of Cassillis, 1st Marquess of Ailsa (b 02.1770, d 08.09.1846)
  m. (01.06.1793) Margaret Erskine (d 05.01.1848, dau of John Erskine of Dun)
  (A) Archibald Kennedy, 'Earl of Cassillis' (b 04.06.1794, dvp 12.08.1832) had issue
  m. (01.05.1814) Eleanor Allardyce (d 16.11.1832, dau of Alexander Allardyce of Dunnotar)
  (B) John Kennedy-Erskine of Dun (b 04.06.1802, d 06.03.1831) had issue
  m. (05.07.1827) Augusta FitzClarence (d 08.12.1865, natural dau of King William IV)
  (C) Anne Kennedy (b 26.06.1797, d 02.11.1877)
  m. (10.08.1821) Sir David Baird, 2nd Bart of Newbyth (d 08.01.1852)
  (D) Mary Kennedy (b 04.05.1799, d 1886)
  m. (10.12.1833) Richard Oswald, younger of Auchincruive (d 09.01.1834)
  (E) Margaret Kennedy (b 16.06.1800, d 03.09.1889)
  m. (14.11.1817) Thomas Eyre of Hassop, 'Earl of Newburgh' (b 21.10.1790, dsp 22.03.1833)
  (F) Alice Jane Kennedy (b 02.07.1805, d 11.05.1887)
  m. (19.03.1824) Lt. Gen. Jonathan Peel, Secretary of State of War (d 13.02.1879)
  (2) John Kennedy (b 1771, d 07.08.1859)
  m. (1800) Charlotte Gill (d 27.05.1846, dau of Laurence Gill)
  (3) Robert Kennedy (b 1773, d 05.11.1843) had issue
  m. Jane Macomb (d 20.05.1867, sister of General Alexander Macomb, CIC USA armed forces)
  (4) Anne Kennedy (d 31.12.1820)
  m. (21.06.1795) William Henry Digby of Twickenham
d. Thomas Kennedy (d unm)
  e. Catherine Kennedy
  m. Joseph Mallet (Dr)
  m2. (12.1736) Maria Walter (widow of Arent Schuyler)
  iv.+ other issue - Alexander, William, Thomas
  C. Thomas Kennedy of Baltersan (a 1685, Major)
  It appears that Thomas bought Baltersan from Sir John Kennedy of Baltersan.
  m. (1649) Margaret Stirling (dau of Sir Mungo Stirling of Glorat) apparently wife of Thomas, probably mother of ...
  i. daughter probaby the Margaret who married ...
  m. William Craufuird of Ardmillan (dvp 1712)
  ii. Jean Kennedy
  m. Hugh Kennedy (son of Thomas of Ardmillan)
  iii. daughter
  D. James Kennedy
  m1. Anne
  i. Margaret Kennedy
  m2. (mcrt 14.10.1657) Katherine Mure (dau of Sir John Mure of Auchindrane)
  ii. John Kennedy (bpt 01.09.1661)
E. Marian Kennedy
  m. (1650) James Kennedy of Girvanmains
  F. Margaret Kennedy
  m. Alexander Crauford of Skeldon
  G. Agnes Kennedy
  m. (mcrt 12.04.1648) James Hamilton of Clintonclare (Captain, son of Archibald of Haller Craig (Halcraig))
4. David Kennedy of Garrihorn (a 01.1629)
  m. (mcrt 15.02.1617) Margaret Kennedy (dau of Hew Kennedy of Garrihorn)
5. Margaret Kennedy
  m. Sir Patrick Agnew, 1st Bart of Lochnaw (d 1661)
6. Helen Kennedy
  m1. (mcrt 11.10.1600) James Mure, younger of Auchendrane (d 1611)
  m2. John Fergusson of Kilkerran (d 08.1647)
7. Susanna Kennedy
  m. Sir Patrick McKie of Larg

Main source(s): TSP (Cassillis), BP1934 (Ailsa)
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