'Menzies02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Menzies of Comrie, Menzies of Culdares, Menzies of Menzies, Menzies of Weem

Sir Alexander Menzies of Menzies and Weem (b 1504, d 1563)
The Red and White Book identifies Menyeis as "the 50th Menzies" and "13th Baron of Menzies".
m1. Janet Campbell (dau of Sir James (sb John?) Campbell of Lawers)
1. Sir Robert or James Menzies of Menzies and Weem (b 1523, d 1585)
  m. (1540) Barbara Stewart (dau of John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Atholl)
A. Sir Alexander Menzies of Menzies and Weem, 'the Poet' (b 1566, d 1644)
  m1. ((mcrt 10.12.1588, sp) Margaret Campbell (d 08.09.1598, dau of Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Bart of Glenorchy)
  m2. (c12.1599) Elizabeth Forrester (d 11.11.1613, dau of Sir John Forrester of Carden)
  i. John Menzies (dvpsp before 1623)
  ii. Duncan Menzies of Menzies and Weem (b 1600, d 1656)
  m. (c1622) Jean Leslie (dau of James Leslie, Master of Rothes)
a. Sir Alexander Menzies, 1st Bart of Weem (b 1623, d 03.1694)
  m. (mcrt 04.05.1653) Agnes Campbell (dau of Sir John Campbell, 4th Bart of Glenorchy)
  (1) Robert Menzies (b 1660, dvp 1692)
  m. Anne Sandilands (b 22.02.1663, dau of Walter Sandilands, 6th Lord Torphichen)
  (A) Sir Alexander Menzies, 2nd Bart of Weem (b 1682, d 1709)
  m. Christian Campbell (d 04.1736, dau of Neil Campbell of Ardmaddie)
  (i) Sir Robert Menzies, 3rd Bart of Weem (b 1704, dsp 04.09.1786)
  m. (31.10.1729) Mary Stewart (d 30.12.1773, dau of James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Bute)
(ii) Christian Menzies
  m. William Mackintosh, 21st of Mackintosh, 22nd of Clan Chattan (dsp 24.09.1740/1)
  (iii)+ other issue (d young) - Alexander (bpt 08.06.1705), James (bpt 12.06.1706)
  (B) James Menzies (d young)
  (C) Christian Menzies
  m1. (1713) Patrick Stewart, younger of Ballechin (dvp)
  m2. (sp) John Farquharson, 9th of Invercauld (d 1750)
(D) Katharine Menzies
  m. John Menzies of Cutterallers
  (2) James Menzies of Comrie (b 1663, d 1748)
  m. (by 11.1694) Anna Campbell (dau of Neil Campbell of Ardmaddie)
  (A) John Menzies of Comrie, later of Ferntoweror Fernton (captain)
  m. Ann Campbell (dau of Patrick Campbell of Monzie, Lord of Session)
(i) Catharine Menzies (b 12.01.1745)
  m. Patrick Preston, younger of Valleyfield (dvp)
  (ii) Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody (b 04.04.1747, d 11.02.1821)
  m. (17.11.1767) Sir Ralph Abercromby of Tullibody (b 25.10.1735, d 28.03.1801, Major General)
  (B) James Menzies in Edinburgh
  m. Janet Stevenson
(i) Sir John Menzies, 4th Bart of Weem (b 22.06.1739, 26.03.1800)
  m. (04.03.1797) Charlotte Murray (b 23.10.1775, d 31.05.1832, dau of John Murray, 4th Duke of Atholl)
  (ii)+ other issue - Robert (dsp 1763), Jane Campbell (b 01.06.1744)
  (C) Neil Menzies
  m. Mary Bothwell (d 24.05.1783, dau of Henry Bothwell, 'Lord Holyroodhouse')
  (i) Sir Robert Menzies, 5th Bart of Weem (b 1745, d 08.03.1813)
  m. Catherine Ochiltree (d 01.1830, dau of Duncan Ochiltree of Linsaig)
  (a) Sir Neil Menzies, 6th Bart of Weem (b 16.08.1780, d 20.08.1844) had issue
  m1. (06.06.1808) Emilia Balfour (dau of Francis Balfour of Farnie)
  m2. (03.12.1816) Grace Charlotte Conyers Norton (dau of Fletcher Norton)
  (b) Vere Menzies
m. Archibald Butter of Faskally (Lt. Colonel)
  (D) Robert Menzies (b 1699)
  m. Margaret Arnot
  (i) William Menzies (b 25.07.1732)
  m. Isabel Janet Macdonald Menzies
  (a) Thomas Menzies in Glasgow (b 11.05.1781, d 14.01.1832) had issue
  m. Janet Campbell (cousin of Sir James Campbell of Stracathro, Lord Provost of Glasgow)
  (b)+ other issue - John (b 24.06.1770, d young), Alexander (b 22.02.1776, d young), Robert (b 20.11.1783), Duncan (b 01.05.1786), William (b 18.04.1793), Archibald (b 21.04.1795)
  (ii) James Menzies (b 21.01.1735)
  m. Catherine Menzies
  (a)+ issue - Margaret (b 31.10.1755), Catherine (b 16.03.1758)
  (E) Duncan Menzies (b c1710, minister)
  m. _ Clugh
  (i) William Philip Menzies (b c1757, dsp 1819)
  m. Lucy Roberts (dau of Samuel Roberts of Borsell)
  (ii) daughter
  (F) Vere Menzies
  m. James Stewart of Kilichassy (General)
  (G) Annie Menzies
  m. Patrick Campbell of Edinchip
(H) Susanna Menzies
  m. (1712) Robert Fleming of Moness
  (I) Christian Menzies (b 27.06.1705)
  m. John Mackenzie of Kincraig
  (J) Henriet Menzies (b 31.07.1706)
  m. Rev. Fergus Fergusson
  (K) Emilia (Amelia) Menzies
m. Rev. Adam Fergusson (Moderator of the General Assembly)
  (i) Neil Fergusson of Pitcullo, Fife probably of this generation
  The following comes from the book which provided the connection to the Bisset family.
  m. Agnes Colquhoun (dau of Sir George Colquhoun, Bart)
  (a) Adam Fergusson of Woodhill, Upper Canada
  (ii) Ann Fergusson (d 08.06.1759) probably of this generation
  m. (04.1758) Thomas Bisset (b 1731, d 10.1800, minister of Logierait)
  (L) Mary Menzies
  m. John Gorry (commissary of Ross)
  (M)+ other issue - Agnes (b 1694), Alexander (b c1700), Thomas (b c1711)
(3) Susan Menzies
  m1. Neil Campbell of Ardmaddie (b 1630/1, d 04.1692)
  m2. Alexander Campbell of Finab (Colonel)
  (4) Jean Menzies
  m. (1698) Mungo Campbell of Netherplace
  (5) Emilia Menzies
  m. Thomas Fleming of Moness
  b. Marjory Menzies
  m. _ Trotter (to Portugal)
  c. Jean Menzies
  m. Robert Campbell of Finnab
  d. Elizabeth Menzies
  m1. (mcrt 14.11.1662) Alexander MacNab of that ilk
  m2. (before 16.08.1683) Duncan Campbell (brother of Mungo of Kinloch)
e. Margaret Menzies
  m. Alexander Stewart
  f.+ other issue - Robert, William (d Worcester), Helen (d unm)
  m3. (c1614) Marjory (Margaret) Campbell (b c1582, dau of Alexander Campbell, Bishop of Brechin)
  iii. Alexander Menzies of Rotonell had issue
  iv. William Menzies of Corse had issue
  v. Helen Menzies
  m. (mcrt 06.07.1624) Sir Mungo Campbell of Lawers (d Auldearn 09.05.1645, Colonel)
  vi. Grizzel Menzies
  m. (1627) Sir Thomas Stewart of Grantully (b 1608, d 1688)
vii. Margaret Menzies (d 1681)
  m. (06.04.1641) Colin Campbell of Mochaster (b 1616, d 22.10.1668)
  viii. Jean Menzies
  m. Alexander Robertson of Lude (d 1673)
  ix.+ other issue - Thomas of Inchaffray, Robert of Glassie, George of Dalrawer, David of Morthly, Archibald (WS)
  B. Duncan Menzies of Comrie had issue
  i. Barbara Menzies
  m. (15.08.1638) James Stewart of Wester Cluny or Clunie
  C. Helen Menzies
  m. James Beaton of Megumor Melgund
D. Grizel Menzies
  m. James Grant of Ardnilly (brother of John of Freuchie)
2. daughter
  m. (1546) William Robertson of Struan (?)
m2. Catherine MacGhie
3. James Menzies of Culdares
  m. Susanna Campbell (dau of Archibald Campbell, younger of Glenlyon) wife of James, presumed ancestress of the undermentioned
  The following connection to Agnes, whose marriage eventually took Culdares into the Steuart family, was found in BP2003 (Menzies of Menzies).
  A. _ Menzies (dvp)
  i. James Menzies of Culdares (2nd son)
  a. Agnes Menzies
  m. Patrick Steuart of Cardney and Arntullie (d 1686)
  b. Susanna Menzies
  m. (mcrt 22.07.1674) Robert Campbell of Glenfalloch (b 19.03.1647)
4.+ other issue - George, Thomas of Drone, Alexander of Carbloxis

Main source(s): 'The "Red and White" Book of Menzies' by D.P. Menzies of Mengieston (2nd edition, privately printed 1908) with some support from BP1870 (Menzies)
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