'Rutherford2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Rutherfurd of Capehope, Rutherford of Hunthill, Rutherfurd of Littleheugh
[See the warning at the top of page 'Rutherford1'.]

John Rutherford of Hunthill (a 03.1576)
m1. Agnes Kirkton
1. Thomas Rutherford of Hunthill (d before 11.1648)
  m1. Jean Cranstoun (dau of John Cranstoun of that ilk)
  A. John Rutherford of Hunthill
  m. (mcrt 07.1620) Alison Kerr (a 11.1648, dau of Andrew Kerr, 1st Lord Jedbugh)
i. Andrew Rutherford of Hunthill (d 02.1650)
  m. (04.03.1647) Margaret Livingston (dau of William Livingston of Kilsyth)
  a. Margaret Rutherford --
  m. (31.10.1671) Alexander Durham of Largo --
  ii. John Rutherford of Hunthill (d unm bur 20.03.1656)
  iii. Sir Thomas Rutherford of Hunthill, 2nd Lord Rutherford (dsp 11.04.1668)
  He inherited the barony from his kinsman Andrew Rutherford, 1st Lord Rutherford, Earl of Teviot.
  m. (mcrt 24.02.1663) Christian Urquhart (d before 08.1669, dau of Sir Alexander Uquhart of Cromarty)
  iv. Archibald Rutherford of Hunthill, 3rd Lord Rutherford (d unm 11.03.1685)
  v. Robert Rutherford of Hunthill, 4th Lord Rutherford (d 1724)
On his death the title was claimed by both George Durie of Grange and by Captain John Rutherfurd (below). TCP refers to the dispute in vol XI, Appendix H.
  m. (before 15.12.1690) ??
  a. Robert Rutherford (bpt 03.11.1709, dvpsp bur 14.02.1709/10)
  vi. Lilias Rutherford
  m. (mcrt 01.12.1666) Henry Ker of Graden
  vii. Isobel Rutherford
  m. (mcrt 18.08.1675) Alexander Burnet of Carlops
  viii. Helena Rutherford
  m. Thomas Lewin of Amble
  ix. Anna Rutherford
  m. Thomas Abernethy (minister of Hounam)
  x. Margaret Rutherford
  m. William Elliott of Dinlaybyre
  B. Grizel Rutherford
  m. (mcrt 15.04.1612) Adam Kirkton of Stuartville
  C.+ other issue - Thomas (d unm), Andrew, Jean, Elspeth
  m2. (1603) Alison (bur 16.02.1662, widow of David Edmonstone of Wolmet)
  G. Anna Rutherford (bur 25.03.1692)
  m. James Aitken, Bishop of Galloway and Moray
2. John Rutherford (8th son) ancestor of Rutherfords of Bankend
  m. Barbara Gladstanes (dau of James Gladstanes of Cocklaw and that ilk)
3. Grizel Rutherford
  m. _ Ormiston, younger of that ilk
4. Janet Rutherford
  m. Adam Rutherford of Chatto
5.+ other issue - William (a 06.1601), George, Andrew, Percie, Steven, Robert (a 07.1609), 5 other daughters
m2. Grizel Home (of the Cowdenknowe family, cousin)



The undermentioned Captain John Rutherfurd (a claimant to the title when the 4th Lord died) claimed descent from Richard Rutherfurd, alleged to have been a son of John Rutherfurd (at top of page), but (according to TSP) he was in fact descended from the following William "who may have been a son of John Rutherford of Hunthill", it not being clear to which John that was a reference. George Durie, the other claimant to the title, alleged that he was a natural son of Andrew Rutherfurd of the family of Edgerston.
William Rutherfurd of Littleheuch (Littleheugh)
1. Richard Rutherfurd of Littleheugh (d 1634)
  m. Lilias Gladstanes (dau of James Gladstanes of Cockaw and that Ilk)
A. Walter Rutherfurd (dsp)
  B. John Rutherfurd of Capehope (d 1679)
  m. (mcrt 24.01.1627) Euphan Gledstanes (dau of William Gledstanes of Dod)
  i. Walter Rutherfurd of Lynbrods, etc.
  m. Margaret Pringle (dau of Andrew Pringle of Crichton)
  a. John Rutherfurd of Capehope
  m. Janet Ainslie (dau of Andrew Ainslie of Blackhill)
  (1) Andrew David Rutherfurd of Capehope
  m. Margaret Rutherfurd (dau of Robert Rutherfurd of Fairnielee)
(A) Elizabeth Rutherfurd (dsp 1772)
  m. (04.1768) Walter Scott of Wauchope
  b. Robert Rutherfurd (d unm, Captain)
  c. Jean Rutherfurd
  m. _ Peacock (Colonel)
  ii. John Rutherfurd of Capehope & Kirkraw
  m. Cecilia Bennet (dau of Archibald Bennet of Chesters)
  a. John Rutherfurd, '5th Lord Rutherfurd' (b 1682-3, d 15.01.1745, Captain)
  John was one of two claimants to the title after the death of the 4th Lord Rutherfurd.
  m. Isabel Ainslie
  (1) Alexander Rutherfurd, '6th Lord Rutherfurd' (d unm 25.10.1766)
  b. Margaret Rutherfurd
  m. Charles Scott of Palace Hill (son of Sir John, Bart of Ancrum)
2.+ other issue - Andrew, Adam, William

Main source(s): TSP (Rutherford)
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