'Leith2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Leith of Freefield, Leith of Glenkindie, Leith of Leith Hall, Leith of New Leslie, Leith-Hay of Rannes

Laurence Leith of Kirkton de Rain
m1. Agnes Leslie (dsp, dau of Alexander Leslie, 3rd of Wardis)
m2. Bessie Gordon (dau of George Gordon of Cocklarochie)
1. John Leith of New Leslie
  m. Margery Forbes (dau of Arthur Forbes of Pitsligo family)
  A. James Leith of New Leslie
  m. (1657) Margaret Strachan (dau of Alexander Strachan of Glenkindie)
i. John Leith of Leith Hall (d 1727)
  m. (mcrt 16.06.1694) Janet Ogilvie (b 1668, d 07.1743, dau of George Ogilvy, 2nd Lord Banff)
  a. John Leith of Leith Hall (d 1736)
  m. Mary Hay (dau of Charles Hay of Rannes)
  (1) John Leith of Leith Hall (d 1763)
  m. Harriot Steuart (dau of Alexander Steuart of Auchluncart)
  (A) John Leith of Leith Hall (dsp 1778)
  (B) Alexander Leith-Hay of Rannes and Leith Hall (b 1758, d 16.05.1838, General)
  m. (1784) Mary Forbes (d 1824, dau of Charles Forbes of Ballogie, cadet of Tolquhon)
  (i) Sir Andrew Leith-Hay of Rannes and Leith Hall, Governor of Bermuda (d 13.10.1862) had issue
  m. (1816) Mary Margaret Clark (d 1859, dau of William Clark of Buckland House)
  (ii) John James Leith (b 22.10.1788, d 25.10.1854) had issue
  m. (27.06.1843) Margaret Forbes (dau of Alexander Forbes of Blackford)
  (iii) Harriet Christian Leith (dsp 1820)
  m. Sir Harry Niven Lumsden, Bart
  (iv) Mary Leith
  m. Major Mitchell of Ashgrove
  (v) Elizabeth Leith (dsp)
  m. Alexander Forbes of Blackford (b 1786, d 28.10.1851)
  (vi) Margaret Leith (d unm)
  (C) Sir James Leith, Governor of Barbados (d 16.10.1816, Lt. General)
  (2) Janet Leith
  m. James Gordon of Ardmillie
  b. Elizabeth Leith
  m. Richard Gordon of Craigmile
c.+ other issue - Patrick, George of Blackall, Laurence, Anthony
  ii. Alexander Leith of Freefield (b c1664, d 1754)
  The following is supported by BP1934 (Burgh).
  m. Christian Davidson (dau of Alexander Davidson of Newton)
  a. Alexander Leith of Glenkindie and Freefield
  m1. Jean Garden (dau of Alexander Garden of Troup)
  (1) Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie (d 1828)
  m. (1774) Mary Elizabeth Gordon (dau of James Gordon of Cobairdie)
(A) Sir Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie (d 1859, General) had issue
  m1. (16.02.1816) Maria Thorp (b 07.06.1791, dau of Robert Disney Thorp of Headingley)
  Maria was a descendant of the 4th Lord Burgh who died in 1601/2. In 1916 one of their descendants was summoned to parliament as 5th Lord Burgh.
  m2. (03.1841, sp) Mary Mackenzie (d 1883, dau of Roderick Mackenzie of Glack)
  (B) Elizabeh Ann Leith
  m. Peter Gordon of Abergeldie
  (C)+ 6 sons and 5 daughters
  (2) Jean Leith
  m. Sir George Buchan, later Buchan-Hepburn, 1st Bart of Smeaton Hepburn (b 1739, d 26.06.1819)
  (3)+ other issue - Garden, Christian, Bethia, Agnes
  m2. (07.11.1775) Martha Ross (d 09.10.1777, dau of John Ross, 2nd of Arnage)
  (7) John Leith-Ross, 4th of Arnage and Bourtie (b 29.09.1777, d 15.05.1839) had issue
  m. (07.01.1807) Elizabeth Young (d 09.06.1852, dau of William Young of Sheddocksley)
b.+ other issue - Walter, Patrick, George
  iii. William Leith (dsp)
  iv. Margaret Leith
  m. Gordon of Baldornie
  v. Jean Leith
  m. John Grant of Tomavillon
  B. Alexander Leith, 'Hard Head' ancestor of Leiths of Bucharne Blair
  C. daughter
  m. Lumsden of Cushnie
  D. daughter
  m. Forbes of Culquhary

Main source(s): BP1934 (Forbes-Leith of Fyvie), BLG1886 (Leith of Leith Hall), BLG1886 (Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie)
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