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Families covered: Murray of Atholl, Murray of Tullibardine

Sir John Murray, 1st Earl of Tullibardine (b 1550, d 06/07.1613-4)
m. (before 20.12.1576) Catherine Drummond (b 1564, dau of David Drummond, 2nd Lord)
1. William Murray, 2nd Earl of Tullibardine (b 1574, d before 30.01.1628)
  m1. (mcrt 30.10.1599) Cecilia Wemyss (dau of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss)
  m2. (09.1604) Dorothea Stewart (dau of John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl)
The earldom of Tullibardine was passed to William's brother Patrick whilst his son John obtained the earldom of Atholl.
  A. John Murray, 1st Earl of Atholl (d 06.1642)
  m. (06.06.1630) Jean Campbell (dau of Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Bart of Glenorchy)
  i. John Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl (b 02.05.1631, d 06.05.1703)
  m. (05.05.1659) Amelia Anne Sophia Stanley (d 22.02.1702-3, dau of James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby)
a. John Murray, 1st Duke of Atholl (b 24.02.1659-60, d 14.11.1724)
  m1. (24.04/5.1683) Katherine Hamilton (bpt 24.10.1662, d 11.01.1707, William Douglas, Earl of Selkirk, Duke of Hamilton)
  (1) John Murray, 'Marquess of Tullibardine' (b 06.05.1684, d unm Malplaquet 11.09.1709)
  (2) William Murray, 'Marquess of Tullibardine' (b 14.04.1689, d unm 09.07.1747)
Charles was created 'Duke of Rannoch' by James Stuart, 'the Old Pretender'. He played a prominent role in the Jacobite rebellion and was attainted for treason.
  (3) James Murray of Garth, 2nd Duke of Atholl, Lord Strange (b 28.09.1690, d 08.01.1764)
  m1. (28.04.1726) Jane Frederick (b c1694, d 13.06.1748, dau of Thomas Frederick of Downing Street)
  (A) Jean Murray (b 07.06.1730, d 27.10.1747)
  m. (03.03.1747) John Lindsay, 20th Earl of Crawford, 4th Earl of Lindsay (b 04.10.1702, dsp 24.12.1749)
  (B) Charlotte Murray, Baroness Strange (b 02.10.1731, d 13.10.1805)
  m. (23.10.1753) John Murray of Strowan, 3rd Duke of Atholl (b 06.05.1729, d 05.11.1774) @1@ just below
  (C)+ other issue - John (b 12.09.1728, d 23.04.1729), James (b 28.03.1735, d 12.02.1736)
m2. (11.05.1749) Jean Drummond (d 22.02.1795, dau of John Drummond of Megginch)
  (4) Charles Murray (b 24.09.1691, dsp bur 28.08.1720)
  (5) George Murray (b 04.10.1694, d 11.10.1760)
  m. (03.06.1728) Amelia Murray (b c1710, d 29.03.1766, dau of James Murray of Glencarse and Strowan)
  (A) John Murray of Strowan, 3rd Duke of Atholl (b 06.05.1729, d 05.11.1774)
m. (23.10.1753) Charlotte Murray, Baroness Strange (b 02.10.1731, d 13.10.1805, dau of James Murray of Garth, 2nd Duke of Atholl, Lord Strange) @1@ just above
  (i) John Murray, 4th Duke of Atholl, Earl of Strange (b 30.06.1755, d 29.09.1830)
  m1. (26.12.1774) Jane Cathcart (d 05.12.1790, dau of Charles Schaw Cathcart, 9th Lord)
  (a) John Murray, 5th Duke of Atholl (b 26.06.1778, d unm 14.09.1846)
  (b) James Murray, 1st Lord of Glenlyon (b 29.05.1782, d 12.10.1837, Lt. General) had issue
  m. (19.05.1810) Emily Frances Percy (b 07.01.1789, d 20.06.1844, dau of Hugh Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland)
Their eldest son became 2nd Lord of Glenlyon then 6th Duke of Atholl.
  (c) Charlotte Murray (b 23.10.1775, d 31.05.1832)
  m1. (04.03.1797) Sir John Menzies, 4th Bart of Menzies (dsp 26.03.1800)
  m2. (28.05.1801) Sir Adam Drummond of Megginch (b 1770, d 03.05.1849, Admiral)
  (d) Amelia Sophia Murray (b 05.07.1780, d 19.06.1849)
  m. (18.01.1809) James Andrew John Laurence Charles Drummond, 8th Viscount Strathallan (b 24.03.1767, d 14.05.1851)
  (e) Elizabeth Murray (b 19.04.1787, d 12.04.1846)
  m. (28.05.1808) Sir Evan John Murray Macgregor, 2nd Bart (b 01.1785, d 14.06.1841, Maj. General)
  (f)+ other issue - Edward (b 11.09.1783, d 19.03.1795), Robert (b 13.03.1785, d 05.02.1793), Frederick (b 13.10.1788, d 11.04.1789), Mary Louisa (b 11.12.1776, d 09.06.1777)
  m2. (11.03.1794) Margery Forbes (d 04.10.1842, dau of James Forbes, 17th Lord)
(j)+ other issue - Charles (b 11.03.1799, d 11.08.1824), Catherine (b 01.08.1795, d 23.01.1796)
  (ii) George Murray, Bishop of St. David's (b 30.01.1761, d 03.06.1803)
  m. (18.12.1780) Anne Charlotte Grant (d 02.04.1844, dau of Lt. Gen. Francis Grant)
  (a) John Murray (b 10.11.1786, d 12.1803, Captain RN)
  (b) George Murray, Bishop of Rochester (b 12.01.1784, d 10.02.1860) had issue
  m. (05.05.1811) Sarah Maria Hay-Drummond (b 21.06.1788, d 11.07.1874, dau of Robert, 9th Earl of Kinnoull)
  (c) Charles Murray (d 01.1808)
  m. (1806) Anne Amelia Dashwood (dau of Thomas Dashwood)
(d) Edward Murray (b 05.11.1798, d 01.07.1852, vicar of Northolt) had issue
  m. (14.02.1822) Ruperta Catherine Wright (d 05.09.1871, dau of Sir George Wright, Bart)
  (e) Henry Murray (b 02.1800, dsp 26.11.1831)
  m. (19.10.1829) Catherine Otway-Cave (d 04.11.1875, dau of Henry Otway of Castle Otway)
  (f) Charlotte Sophia Murray
  m. (06.1812) Townshend Selwyn (d 1853, canon of Gloucester)
  (g) Caroline Leonora Murray (b 17.06.1788, d 08.01.1819)
  m. (06.02.1812) Henry Stephen Fox-Strangways, 3rd Earl of Ilchester (b 21.02.1787, d 08.01.1858)
  (h) Louisa Anne Murray (d 21.02.1871)
  m. (30.11.1815) Sir Robert Frankland, later Frankland-Russell, 7th Bart of Thirkleby (b 16.07.1784, d 11.03.1849)
  (i) Amelia Matilda Murray (b 1795, d unm 07.06.1884)
  (iii) William Murray (b 20.03.1762, d 29.12.1796)
m. (14.06.1789) Marry Anne Hodges (d 29.05.1827, dau of James Hodges of Masulipatam)
  (a) James Arthur Murray of Reading (b 25.03.1790, d 05.03.1860, Vice Admiral) had issue
  m1. (13.12.1821) Harriet Coupland (d 27.07.1829, dau of William Coupland of St. Mary's)
  m2. (03.05.1838) Julia Delme (d 31.12.1878, dau of John Delme of Cams Hall)
(b) Mary Anne Murray (d 22.12.1868)
  (iv) Henry Murray (b 13.06.1767, d 03.12.1805, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (08.12.1786) Elizabeth Kent (d 20.12.1847, dau of Richard Kent of Liverpool)
  (a) Richard Murray (b 19.10.1787, d 16.10.1843, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m1. (01.06.1811) Catherine Bacon (d 30.04.1817, dau of John Joseph Bacon)
  m2. (1819) Margaret Tennison (d 08.11.1824, dau of William Tennison)
  (b) Charlotte Wilhelmina Murray (b 10.08.1790, d 01.08.1835)
  m1. (10.08.1808) William Scott in the Isle of Man (d 28.08.1818)
  m2. (08.01.1825) Samuel Hibbert Ware of Edinburgh
  (c) Mona Elizabeth Murray (b c1797, d 09.02.1889)
  (d) Emily Jane Murray (b c1800, d 20.04.1896)
  m. (1829) Sir John Oswald of Dunnikier (d 06.06.1840, Lt. General)
(e) Catherine Maria Murray (d 1832)
  (f) Henriana Matilda Murray (d 29.05.1877)
  m. (1831) Thomas Gerard Leigh (rector of Walton)
  (v) Charles Murray-Aynsley, Dean of Bocking (b 21.04/10.1771, d 05.05.1808)
  m. (18.06.1793) Alicia Mitford-Aynsely (d 13.06.1813, dau of George Mitford of Morpeth)
(a) John Murray of Undertown / Little Harle Tower (b 02.06.1795, d 25.03.1870) had issue
  m. (24.06.1820) Emma Sarah Peach (d 27.02.1877, dau of Samuel Peach of Tockington House)
  (b) Charlotte Murray (d 27.02.1827)
  m. (01.1812) Sir John Oswald of Dunnikier (d 06.06.1840, Lt. General)
  (c) Athole Keturah Murray (b 22.07.1801, d 26.01.1844)
  m. (05.06.1826) Sir Herbert Oakley, Bart (d 27.03.1845, Archdeacon of Colchester)
(d) Elizabeth Anne Murray (d unm 08.06.1880)
  (vi) Amelia Murray (b 03.07.1763, d 19.10.1806)
  m1. (24.02.1789) Thomas Ivie Cooke (d 22.10.1793, Major)
  m2. (07.07.1796) Sir Richard Gamon, Bart (b 14.08.1748, d 08.04.1818)
(vii) Jean Murray (b 02.12.1764, d 14.07.1846)
  m. (08.08.1784) John Grosset Muirhead of Breadisholme (d 1836)
  (viii) Mary Murray (b 12.01.1769, d 07.09.1814)
  m. (08.08.1787) George Martin (d 31.12.1822, vicar of Great Ness)
  (a) Charlotte Margaret Martin
  m. (02.12.1806) John Edwards of Ness Strange (b 22.09.1773)
(ix)+ other issue - James (b 05.12.1757, d 15.04.1770, George (b 06.01.1759, d 04.1759), Charlotte (b 02.08.1754, d unm 08.04.1808)
  (B) George Murray of Pitcaithly (b 22.08.1741, dsp 17.10.1797, Vice Admiral, 4th son)
  m. (13.05.1784) Wilhelmina King (b 04.03.1738, d 29.12.1795, dau of Thomas King, 5th Lord)
  (C) Amelia Murray (b 17.05.1732, d 24.04.1779)
  m1. (24.04.1750) John St. Clair, master of Sinclair (bpt 05.12.1683, dsp 02.11.1750)
  m2. (18.04.1754) James Farquharson, 10th of Invercauld (b 1722, d 24.06.1805)
  (D)+ other issue - James of Strowan (b 19.03.1734, d 19.03.1794), William (d young), Katherine (b 23.01.1746, d 24.09.1747), Charlotte (b 26.09.1751, d 09.08.1773)
  (6) Susan Murray (b 15.04.1699, bur 22.06.1725)
  m. (25.04.1716) William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen (bpt 22.12.1679, d 30.03.1745)
(7)+ other issue (George 23.08.1693-25.08.1693, Basil 29.12.1704-02.1712, Anne 21.05.1685-20.07.1686, Mary 28.09.1686-06.01.1689, Katherine 28.10.1692-05.11.1692, Katherine 25.04.1702-1710)
  m2. (mcrt 26.06.1710) Mary Ross (b 18.07.1687, d 17.01.1767, dau of William Ross, 12th Lord of Halkhead)
  (13) John Murray of Pitnacree (b 14.04.1711, d 26.05.1787, General)
  m. (13.09.1758) Mary Dalton of Banner Cross (b c1732, d 21.05.1765, dau of Richard Dalton of Sheffield)
  (A) Mary Murray (b 07.10.1759, dsp 08.12.1803)
  m. (07.02.1782) William Foxloew, later Murray, of Staveley Hall (d 29.08.1818, Lt. General)
  (14) Edward Murray (b 09.06.1714, d 02.02.1737)
  m. (1732) Frances Harland (d 16.10.1775)
  (A) John Murray (d 18.06.1790, Major then Dean of Killaloe)
m. Elizabeth Murray (dau of William Murray, 3rd Earl of Dunmore)
  (i) daughter
  m1. (div) William Lindley
  m2. John Francis Stavely
  (ii) daughter
  (B) Mary Murray (b c1734, d unm 29.12.1804)
  (15) Mary Murray (b 03.03.1720, d 29.12.1795)
  m. (09.06.1749) James Ogilvy, 6th Earl of Findlater, 3rd Earl of Seafield (d 03.11.1770)
  (16)+ other issue (Mungo 08.1712-06.1714, Frederick 08.01.1716-23.04.1743, Wilhelmina Caroline 28.05.1718-05.1720, Amelia Anne 20.04.1721-26.04.1721)
b. Charles Murray, 1st Earl of Dunmore (b 24.02.1661, 19.04.1710)
  m. (18.12.1682) Catharine Watts (d before 22.01.1711, dau of Richard Watts of Great Munden)
  c. James Murray of Dowally (b 08.05.1663, d 29.12.1719)
  m. Anne Murray (dau of Sir Robert Crichton, later Murray, of Glenmuir and Castle Murray)
  (1)+ 2 sons (d young before 22.05.1705)
  (3) Margaret Murray (d 1730)
  m. (04.1720) John Farquharson, 9th of Invercauld (d 1750)
  (4) Katherine Murray (d 28.07.1763)
  m. (22.04.1727) Andrew Rollo, 5th Lord of Duncrub (b 18.11.1703, d 20.06.1765)
  (5)+ other issue - Amelia (d unm 22.05.1705), Anne (d unm 15.06.1725)
d. William Murray, 2nd Lord Nairn (b c1664, d 03.02.1726)
  m. Margaret Nairn (b c1673, d 14.11.1747, dau of Robert Nairn, 1st Lord)
  e. Edward Murray (b 28.02.1669, d 11.11.1737)
  m. (before 12.03.1690) Katherine Skene (bur 14.02.1743, dau/sister of James Skene of Grange and Kirkcaldy)
  (1) John Murray (dsp 10.1748)
  m. Eupham Ross (d before 17.07.1729, dau of William Ross, Lord of Halkhead)
  f. Charlotte Murray (b 02.04.1662, d before 25.05.1735)
  m. Thomas Cooper of Middlesex
g. Emilia Murray (b 02.01.1666, d 06.05.1743)
  m. (1685) Hugh Fraser, 9th Lord of Lovat (b 1666, d 14.09.1696)
  h.+ other issue - Mungo (b 29.02.1668, d Darien 1700), Henry (b 23.02.1670, d young), George (b 26.04.1673, d 21.11.1691), Jane (b 09.12.1666, d 1670), Katherine (b 09.03.1672, d 14.04.1686)
  ii. Sir Mungo Murray of Garth (d unm)
  iii. Jean Murray (d 10.1688)
  iv. Anne Murray (dsp)
  m. James Murray, 4th Earl of Tullibardine (bpt 22.09.1617, dsps 01.1670) @2@ just below
The following connection, through John a natural son of the Earl of Atholl, comes from RedBookScot (Perthshire, Maxtone of Cultoquhey) although John the father must have been young when he had (by a mistress) ...
  v. John Murray (minister at Trinity Gask) probably of this generation
  a. Mungo Murray
  (1) Jean Murray
  m. John Maxton, 8th of Cultoquhey (d 04.1687)
  B. Mary Murray (d 12.1650)
  m. (before 1635) Sir John Moncreiffe, 1st Bart of Moncreiffe (d c1651)
2. John Murray
3. Sir Patrick Murray of Redcastle, 3rd/1st Earl of Tullibardine (bur 05/7.09.1644)
  m1. Prudence ?
  m2. (before 26.07.1613) Elizabeth Dent (bpt 18.10.1591, bur 11.05.1655-6, dau of John Dent of London)
  A. James Murray, 4th/2nd Earl of Tullibardine (bpt 22.09.1617, dsps 01.1670)
  m1. (03.06.1643) Lilias Drummond (d 1664, dau of John Drummond, 2nd Earl of Perth)
  i.+ issue - Patrick (b 1644, d before 1664), James (b 1645, d before 1670), Elizabeth (b 1654)
  m2. (mcrt 13.09.1664) Anne Murray (dau of William Murray, 2nd Earl of Tullibardine) @2@ just above
  m3. (mcrt 28.09.1667) Lilias Drummond (dau of Sir James Drummond of Machany)
  B. Charles Murray (bpt 12.12.1618, d before 05.03.1646-7, Colonel)
  C. Juliana Murray
  m. (1649) John Newport of Scupholm
D. Diana Murray
  m. James Denny
  E.+ other issue (Francis bpt 10.05.1627 bur 05.01.1638-9, William c1628-23.01.1646, Patrick bpt 18.10.1637 bur 02.03.1639, Jane bur 21.10.1616, Elizabeth bpt 02.02.1619-20, Vere bpt 07.06.1621 bur 06.03.1647
4. Sir Mungo Murray of Drumcairn, 2nd Viscount Stormont (dspl before 11.03.1642)
  Sir Mungo inherited the viscountcy from his kinsman, and wife's uncle, the 1st Viscount. After his death it passed by special entail to James Murray, 2nd Earl of Annandale.
  m1. Anna Murray (d 26.04.1639, dau of Sir Andrew Murray of Balvaird and Arngask)
  m2. (mcrt 18.10.1639) Anna Wemyss (d 20.09.1643, dau of John, 1st Earl of Wemyss)
  partner unknown
  A. Anna Murray
  m. John Littlejohn
5. Robert Murray (a 1614)
6. Anna Murray (d 27.02.1618)
  m. (1595) Patrick Lyon, 9th Lord Glamis, 1st Earl of Kinghorne (b 1575, d 19.12.1615)
7. Lilias Murray
  m. (mcrt 04.1591) John Grant, 5th of Freuchie (d 20.09.1622)
8. Margaret Murray (d 12.1617)
  m. (mcrt 26.01.1600) Sir James Haldane, 10th of Gleneagles (d 1624)
9. Catherine Murray
  m. (mcrt 1606) David Ross of Balnagowan (d 20.11.1632)
10. Jean Murray
  m. Sir Patrick Hepburn of Wauchton

Main sources: TSP (Atholl), BP1934 (Atholl), TSP (Tullibardine)
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