'Lindsay05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lindsay of Crawford, Lindsay of Lindsay, Lindsay-Crawford of Garnock, Lindsay-Crawford of Kilbirnie

John Lindsay, 1st Earl of Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford, 10th Lord of the Byres (b c1596, d 1676)
The earldom of Lindsay was of John's own attaining. He persuaded his kinsman Ludovic Lindsay to appoint him successor to the earldom of Crawford.
m. (1640) Margaret Hamilton (d 1678, dau of James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton)
1. William Lindsay, 18th Earl of Crawford, 2nd Earl of Lindsay (b 04.1644, d 03.1698, 4th son)
  m1. (08.03.1670) Mary Johnstone (b 31.01.1652, dau of James Johnstone, Earl of Annandale and Hartfell)
  A. John Lindsay, 19th Earl of Crawford, 3rd Earl of Lindsay (d 12.1713, Lt. General)
  m. Amelia Stewart (d 18.02.1711, dau of James Stewart, Lord Doune)
  i. John Lindsay, 20th Earl of Crawford, 4th Earl of Lindsay (b 04.10.1702, dsp 24.12.1749, Lt. General)
  m. (03.04.1747) Jean Murray (d 10.10.1747, dau of James Murray, 2nd Duke of Atholl)
  John was succeeded by his kinsman George Lindsay-Crawford below.
  ii. William Lindsay (bpt 03.04.1705, dsp before 01.05.1755, Captain)
iii. Catherine Lindsay (dsp 28.02.1768)
  m. John Wemyss (d 01.1786, Lieutenant Governor of Edinburgh Castle)
  iv. Mary Lindsay (bpt 24.19.1706)
  m. Dugald Campbell of Glensadell
  B. Henrietta Lindsay (bpt 01.1671)
  m. (16.10.1691) William Baillie of Lamington
  C.+ other issue - James (d Almanza 1707, Colonel), Patrick (bpt 29.08.1678), Margaret (bpt 10.07.1677)
  m2. (after 1681) Henrietta Seton (dau of Charles Seton, 2nd Earl of Dunfermline)
  F. Catherine Lindsay (bpt 29.11.1692, dsp 20.04.1769)
  m. (07.05.1741) Patrick Lindsay, Provost of Edinburgh, Governor of Isle of Man (bpt 10.03.1686, d 20.02.1753)
  G.+ other issue - Thomas (a 09.1723, dsp), Anne (dsp), Christian, Margaret, Helen, Susanna (bpt 10.07.1691)
2. Patrick Lindsay, later Crawford of Kilbirnie (b 09.1646, d 10.1681)
  The following is partly supported by 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p115+).
  m. (27.12.1664) Margaret Crawford (d 10.1681, dau of Sir John Crawford of Kilbirnie)
  A. John Lindsay-Crawford of Kilbirnie, 1st Viscount Garnock (b 12.05.1669, d 24.12.1708)
  m. (01.1697) Margaret Stuart (d before 07.05.1738, dau of James Stuart, 1st Earl of Bute)
  i. Patrick Lindsay-Crawford of Kilbirnie, 2nd Viscount Garnock (bpt 30.11.1697, d 24.05.1735)
  m. (mcrt 19.04.1720) Margaret Home (dau of George Home of Kellie)
  a. John Lindsay-Crawford, 3rd Viscount Garnock (b 06.07.1722, d unm 22.09.1739) indicated as dvp by Paterson
  b. George Lindsay-Crawford, 4th Viscount Garnock, 21st Earl of Crawford, 5th Earl of Lindsay (b 14.03.1729, d 11.08.1781)
  m. (26.12.1755) Jean Hamilton (dau of Robert Hamilton of Bourtreehill)
  (1) George Lindsay-Crawford, 22nd Earl of Crawford, 6th Earl of Lindsay (b 31.01.1758, d unm 30.01.1808, Maj. General)
After George, the earldom of Crawford passed to Alexander Lindsay, 6th Earl of Balcarres, a descendant of the 1st Earl of Crawford and Chief of the family. The earldom of Lindsay passed to his kinsman David Lindsay of the Kirkforthar family.
  (2) Robert Lindsay-Hamilton-Crawford (b 24.12.1769, d unm 03.11.1801, Captain)
  (3) Jean Lindsay-Crawford (b 06.11.1756, dsp 23.01.1778)
  m. (22.02/30.03.1722) Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton (b 18.05.1726, d 30.10.1796)
  (4)+ other issue - Bute (b 25.05.1761, dsp 09.1782, Captain), Mary (b 16.05.1760, d unm 21.11.1833)
  p. Euphan Gourlay
  (6)+ several natural children
  c. Graham Christian Lindsay-Crawford (dsp 18.06.1748)
  m. (13.03.1747) Patrick Bogle of Hamilton Farm
  d.+ other issue - Margaret (b 31.01.1721, d infant), Janet (bpt 05.09.1723)
iii. Margaret Lindsay-Crawford (bpt 04.05.1702)
  m. Neil McNeil of Ugadale
  iii.+ other issue - John (bpt 17.01.1699, dsp 15.02.1739), James (bpt 15.05.1700, dsp 03.1744-5), David (bpt 14.05.1701, dsp 1741), Charles (dspl before 07.1746, Captain), Anne (bpt 09.08.1706, d 22.08.1752), Magdalen (bpt 10.02.1708)
  B. Margaret Lindsay-Crawford (b c1669, d 1695) shown a generation later by Paterson
  m. (19.04.1687) David Boyle of Kelburne, 1st Earl of Glasgow (b 1666, d 31.10.1733)
  C. Anne Lindsay-Crawford (d 12.08.1729)
  m. (26.01.1704) Harry Maule of Kelly (d 23.06.1734)
  D. Magdalen Lindsay-Crawford
  m. (31.12.1706) George Dundas of Duddingston (b 1672)
  E.+ other issue - Patrick (d 16.05.1716), Archibald (d 22.02.1735)
3. Anna Lindsay
  m. (mcrt 01.01/04.02.1648) John Leslie, 7th Earl of Rothes, Duke of Rothes (b c1630, d 27.07.1681)
4. Christian Lindsay (d 26.10.1704)
  m. (mcrt 01.01.1648) John Hamilton, 4th Earl of Haddington (b 1626, d 31.08.1669)
5. Helen Lindsay
  m. (10.09.1663) Sir Robert Sinclair, Bart of Stevenston (d 07.1713)
6. Elizabeth Lindsay (d 01.1688)
  m. (02.09.1669) David Carnegie, 3rd Earl of Northesk (d 03.10.1688)
7.+ other issue - James (bpt 21.03.1636, d infant), James (bpt 01.06.1637, d infant), John (bpt 03.12.1639, d infant), Margaret (bpt 18.06.1635, d young)

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