'Kincaid1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kincaid in Brochton, Kincaid of Coates, Kincaid of Craiglockhart, Kincaid of Edinburgh, Kincaid of Kincaid, Kincaid of that ilk

The family book (p11) reports that "the first Laird of Kincaid acquired (bought or inherited) Kincaid in about 1280". The Kincaid land, in Stirlingshire, was probably previously part of the lands held by the Galbraith family who descended from a daughter of Alwyn, 1st Earl of Lennox (d before 1199). Probably descended from Alwin, 2nd Earl of Lennox, possibly through William son of Arthur son of Gilespie Galbrat who may have been a grandson or great-grandson of that Earl, was ...
William Kincaid of that ilk and of Craiglockhart (a 1447)
1. Robert Kincaid of that ilk and of Craiglockhart (d by 1480)
  A. William Kincaid of that ilk
  partner(s) unknown
  i. John Kincaid (a 1516)
The family book (p55) reports that "It is just possible that (the first Kincaid of Warriston) was the illegitimate son of William Kincaid of Kincaid, although there is no evidence beyond the matching of names and dates." P56 reports that "John, the first known Laird, was in Leith as early as 1529 and probably bought Warriston soon after."
  ii. Peter Kincaid (a 1516)
  B. Patrick Kincaid of that ilk (d by 1508)
  m. (by 1480) Egidie Houston
  i. Elizabeth Kincaid of that ilk (d by 1517)
  m. (before 25.06.1500) Thomas Kincaid of that ilk @1@ below
  C. Margaret Kincaid possibly of this generation
  m. John Douglas of Mains
  D.+ other issue - David, Robert
The family book (p26) reports that Robert may have had the following 2 younger brothers but adds that "there is no clear evidence that they were Robert's brothers".
2. Donald Kincaid
  A. Robert Kincaid
3. David Kincaid of Coates (Cotis or Coittis) (d 1493, Constable of Edinburgh Castle?)
  Genealogical Table 3 in the family book shows that David, bailie of Edinburgh, may have been father/ancestor of the following Thomas. P49 reports that "Although exact relationships are not completely certain, it is clear that (the Kincaids in Edinburgh) were closely related to the Kincaids of Kincaid. On p26, the family book identifies the husband of the above Elizabeth as "her cousin Thomas, who was the son of Thomas Kincaid, burgess of Edinburgh".
  A. Thomas Kincaid of Coates, Constable of Edinburgh Castle (d by 1530) - continued immediately below
  B. Patrick Kincaid (natural son) mentioned on p53



Thomas Kincaid of Coates, Constable of Edinburgh Castle (d by 1530) - continued immediately above
1. David Kincaid of Coates (d 1555, Constable of Edinburgh Castle)
  m(1/2). (1546) Isobel Cockburn (widow of John Wardlaw of Ricarton)
  A. John Kincaid of Coates
  m. Margaret Richeson
  i. Clement Kincaid of Coates (d before 1595)
  m. Helen Tours presumed parents of ...
  a. Clement Kincaid of Coates (d 1641)
  b. Robert Kincaid of Coates
(1) Clement Kincaid of Coates
  c. Margaret Kincaid
  m. Arthur Stratton
  d.+ other issue - Thomas of Coates, Alexander
  ii. Isobel Kincaid
  B.+ other issue - Francis, Thomas, James, Christian, Eufane
  This may have been the 'David Kinkead of that ilk' who (also) married ...
  m2/1. Elizabeth Livingston (dau of Thomas Livingston of Mangerston)
  H. Janet Kincaid
  m. Robert Menteith of Coalheughburn
  partner(s) unknown 
  G.+ other issue - Patrick, David
2. James Kincaid in Brochton (d before 1555) probably father of ...
  A. James Kincaid in Coates (d before 1564)
i. James Kincaid in Coates (b 1543)
  m. Isobel Falcon probably parents of ...
  a. James Kincaid
  B. William Kincaid of Whitehall of Coates (d 1576, Captain)
  m. Jonet Algco
3. Thomas Kincaid, later of that ilk (d c02.1561)
  m1. (before 25.06.1500) Elizabeth Kincaid (dau/heir of Patrick Kincaid of that ilk) @1@ above
  A. James Kincaid of that ilk (d 1604)
m. Jonet (Affleck?)
  i. James Kincaid of that ilk (d 1606)
  m. (mcrt 26.01.1570-1) Christian Leslie (natural dau of George Leslie, 4th Earl of Rothes)
  a. Sir James Kincaid of that ilk (d by 1618)
  m. (mcrt 11.08.1604) Margaret Hamilton (dau of Sir Robert Hamilton of Silvertonhill)
  (1) James Kincaid of that ilk (b by 1600, d 1645)
  The family book indicates that there may be some confusion between the Jameses of different generations.
  m. S.D.
  (A) James Kincaid of that ilk (b c1620, d by 1658)
m. (c1640) Jean Somerville (a 1667)
  (i) James Kincaid (b c1640, d by 1673)
  (a) James Kincaid of that ilk (b 1661, d 1703)
  m. (c1682) Marion Boyd (dau of John Boyd of Trochrig)
  ((1)) John Kincaid of that ilk (b 1682, d 1737)
m. (by 1708) Agnes Nesbit (Nisbett)
  ((A)) James Kincaid of that ilk (d unm 1753)
  ((B)) John Kincaid of that ilk (b by 1718, d 1797)
  m. (1756) Elizabeth Dainzel
  ((i)) John Kincaid of that ilk (b 1759, d 1832)
  m1. Janet Landels (cousin) @2@ below
  ((a))+ issue - Elizabeth (b 1782, d 1786), Elizabeth (b 1786, d 1787)
  m2. (1800) Cecilia Lennox (d 1817)
  ((c)) John Lennox Kincaid of Kincaid (b 1802, d 1859) had issue
  m. Frances Cunningham (d 1876)
((ii))+ other issue - George (b 1764), James (b 1786), Alexander (b 1772), Margaret (b 1757), Carolina (b 1762), Jean (b 1764), Agnes (b 1770), Mary (b 1774)
  ((C)) Agnes Kincaid (b 1711)
  m. Robert Landels of Robroyston
  ((i)) Janet Landels
  m. John Kincaid of that ilk @2@ above
  ((D))+ other issue - Margaret (b 1708), Mary (b 1709)
  (b) Robert Kincaid
  (ii)+ other issue - Robert, David, John, Alexander (b 1640, d 1650), William (b by 1646)
  b.+ other issue - John, Andrew (b 1586)
  ii. Malcolm Kincaid of Kinkell (d 1581)
  a. Charles Kincaid
  iii.+ other issue - Thomas, George (Captain), Robert
  partner unknown
  vi. James Kincaid
  B. Robert Kincaid (3rd son)
i. George Kincaid
  C.+ other issue - Luke, David
  m2. (10.02.1525 or 1518) Margaret Seton
  E. Mause (Marion?) Kincaid
  m1. John Stirling
  m2. John Bynninge
  F.+ other issue - William, Andrew
  Possibly of this generation, but (if so) of which marriage is not known, was ...
  H. Elizabeth Kincaid
  m. Sir Robert Mure of Caldwell
4. Edward Kincaid, Sheriff (d before 1555, burgess, 5th son)
  A. Edward Kincaid (d before 1577, burgess)
  m. Helen Loch
  i. Edward Kincaid (burgess)
  m. Mariota Purdie
  a. George Kincaid (youngest son?)
  (1) Margaret Kincaid
  m. (1615) Michael McKie
  b.+ other issue - Edward, Robert
5. Stephen Kincaid in Brochton (d 1573) probably father of ...
  A. Stephen Kincaid in Brochton (d before 1584)
  m. Christian Abercrumbie
  i. Stephen Kincaid in Brochton (d before 1618)
  m. Helen Johnson
  a.+ issue - Thomas, John
  ii. Robert Kincaid
  B. Robert Kincaid
  C. Cuthbert Kincaid in Brochton
  m. Agnes Smith
6.+ other issue - John, Robert

Main source(s): 'This I'll Defend - The Story of the Kincaids' (Bill Kincaid, 2003, ISBN 0-9540444-2-8) which was kindly brought to our attention by a contributor (AMF, 11.06.20); references above to "family book" refer to this book
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