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Families covered: Stewart of Atholl, Stewart of Traquhair

Sir John Stewart of Balveny, 1st Earl of Atholl (b c1440, d 19.09.1512)
The attribution of his children between his wives is not certain. TSP(Atholl) does not even try to say which child was by which wife but BE1883 does give a lead. However, with TSP naming more daughters than BE1883, with some names being duplicated, some doubt remains on this matter which may be researched further in due course.
m1. (1460) Margaret Douglas (b 1430, d before 1475, dau of Archibald, 5th Earl of Douglas)
1. Janet Stewart (d 27.10.1510) --
  m. Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly (d 16.01.1524) --
2. Elizabeth Stewart --
  m. Andrew Gray, 2nd Lord Gray (d 1514) --
m2. (before 1475) Eleanor Sinclair (dau of William Sinclair, 3rd Earl of Orkney, Earl of Caithness)
3. John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl (d by 1522)
  m. Janet Campbell (d c02.02.1545-6, dau of Archibald Campbell, 2nd Earl of Argyll)
  A. John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Atholl (b 06.10.1507, d c11.1542)
  BE1883 (Stewart of Atholl) and TSP (Stewart of Atholl) differ in their records of John's children. We broadly follow BE1883.
m1. (c1522) Grizel Rattray (d after 1537, dau of Sir John Rattray of that ilk)
  i. John Stewart, 4th Earl of Atholl, Lord Chancellor (d 24.04.1579)
  m1. Elizabeth Gordon (d before 1557, dau of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly)
  a. Elizabeth Stewart
  m1. (mcrt 24.12.1567) Hugh Fraser, 5th Lord of Lovat (b c1544, d 01.01.1576)
  m2. (06.12.1578, div 05.1581) Robert Stuart, 6th Earl of Lennox, Earl of March (dsp 29.08.1586)
  m3. (06.07.1581) James Stewart, Earl of Arran, Chancellor (d 01.12.1595)
  b. Margaret Stewart
  m. (before 1578) George Abernethy, 7th Lord Saltoun (d 27.04.1590)
  m2. Margaret Fleming (d before 15.03.1586-7) dau of Malcolm, 3rd Lord Fleming)
c. John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl (b 22.05.1563, d 28.08.1595)
  m. Mary Ruthven (dau of William Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie)
  (1) Margaret Stewart (d young)
  (2) Dorothea Stewart
  m. (09.1604) William Murray, 2nd Earl of Tullibardine (b 1574, d before 30.01.1628)
  Their only son John was created 1st Earl of Atholl in 1629. His son John (1st Marquess of Atholl)'s son John became 1st Duke of Atholl, ancestor of the present Dukes. The Earldom of Tullibardine was passed to William's brother Patrick.
  (3) Mary Stewart (dsp)
  m1. (mcrt 12.09.1603) John/James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl (b 1583, dsp 1625/6)
  m2. (c1630) Peter Rollo of Lawton
After the death of her father (the 5th Earl), Mary's mother (Mary Ruthven) married John Stewart, 6th Lord Innermeath, who was created Earl of Atholl in 1596. This marriage between the younger Mary and James (2nd Earl of Atholl of the new creation) was therefore a marriage between cousins. James dsp in 1625 and the Earldom reverted to the Crown but was then granted to Mary's nephew John Murray (see above).
  (4) Jean Stewart (d 19.07.1623)
  m1.(mcrt 12.1603) Henry Stewart, 1st Lord St. Colme (d 12.07.1612)
  m2. Nicol Bellenden of Standenflat
  (5) Anne Stewart (d 1635)
  m. (mcrt 15.08.1604) Andrew Stewart, Master of Ochiltreem, 2nd Lord Castle Stuart (d 1639)
  d. Jean Stewart (d 09.1593) --
  m. (18.11.1573) Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Bart of Glenorchy (b by 1554, d 23.6.1631) --
  e. Grizel Stewart
  m. (c1581) David Lindsay, 11th Earl of Crawford (b c1552, d 22.11.1607)
  f. Anne Stewart
  m. (mcrt 01.1586-7, sp) Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll (d 16.07.1631)
  ii. Sir James Stewart of Balveny
  iii. Margaret (or Helen) Stewart (d 1555)
  m. John Grant 'the gentle' of Mulben, 4th of Freuchie (d 03.06.1585)
iv. Helen Stewart
  m. Walter Wood of Balbegno
  v. Elizabeth (or Isobel) Stewart
  m. Thomas Stewart of Grandtully
  m2. Jean Forbes (dau of John, 6th Lord Forbes)
  vi. Barbara Stewart
  m. James or Robert Menzies of Weem
  vii. Jean Stewart
  m1. John Otterburn of Redhall
  m2. George Crawford of Leifnerris
  B. Isabel Stewart
  m. (1538) Kenneth Mackenzie 'of the whittle', 10th of Kintail (d 06.06.1568)
C. Elizabeth Stewart
  m. William Sutherland of Duffus
  D. Helen Stewart (d 05.1577)
  m1. Sir John Lindsay, 5th Lord of the Byres (d 13.12.1563)
  m2. Thomas Moncur
  E. Janet Stewart (b 1500) --
  m1. (c1520) Alexander Gordon, Master of Sutherland (b c1501, d 15.01.1529-30) --
  m2. (by 1531) Sir Hugh Kennedy of Girvan Mains --
  m3. (by 1543) Henry Stewart, 1st Lord Methven (b c1495, d c1551) --
  m4. (1557) Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord (b c1520, d 13.06.1566)
  F. Isabel Stewart
  m. James Herring of Lethendy and Glasclune
  G. Jean Stewart (d 19.04.1522)
m. (08.1507) James Arbuthnot, 13th of Arbuthnot (d 08.03.1521)
4. Andrew Stewart (d 1542, Bishop of Caithness)
5. Jean Stewart
  m. John Gordon of Pitlurg (d 1546)
6. Catherine Stewart
  m. John Forbes, 6th Lord (d 1547)
7. Elspeth Stewart
  m. (c1510) Robert Innes, 2nd of Innermarkie (d c10.1551)
8. Marjory Stewart --
  m. Sir Colin Campbell, 3rd of Glenorchy (d 12.08.1523) --
9. Margaret Stewart --
  m. Sir William Murray of Castleton (dvp Flodden 09.09.1513) --
10. Isabel (or Elizabeth) Stewart --
  m. (before 24.04.1504) Alexander Robertson of Strowan (d c1506) --
11. Elizabeth (or Anne) Stewart --
  m1. (mcrt 19.11.1511) John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Lennox (d 04.09.1526) --
  m2. (mcrt 09.12.1529) Ninian Ross, 3rd Lord of Halkhead (d 02.1555-6)
12. Margaret Stewart
  m. Robert Robertson, younger of Strowan (dvp)
13. Christian Stewart (d 30.05.1538)
  m. Neil Stewart of Garth



James Stewart, 1st of Traquhair (d 09.09.1513 at Flodden)
m. Catherine Rutherford (dau of Philip Rutherford, younger of that ilk)
1. William Stewart, 2nd of Traquhair
  m. Christina Hay (dau of John Hay, 2nd Lord Hay of Yester)
  A. Robert Stewart, 3rd of Traquhair (dsp 09.09.1548)
  B. Sir John Stewart, 4th of Traquhair (dsp 28.04.1591)
  m. Janet Knox
  C . Sir William Stewart, 5th of Traquhair (dsp 20.05.1605)
D. James Stewart of Schillinglaw, 6th of Traquhair (d 09.03.1607)
  m. Catherine Kerr
  i. John Stewart (dvp)
  m. Margaret Stewart (dau of Andrew Stewart, Master of Ochiltree)
  a. Sir John Stewart, 1st Earl of Traquhair (b c1600,d 27.03.1659)
  m. (mcrt 14.09.1620) Catherine Carnegie (dau of David Carnegie, 1st Earl of Southesk)
  (1) John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Traquhair (b 1622, d 04.1666)
  m1. (1649) Henrietta Gordon (d 06.1651, dau of George, 2nd Marquess of Huntly)
  m2. (04.1654) Anne Seton (b 30.09.1634, a 1666, dau of George Seton, 3rd Earl of Winton)
(A) William Stewart, 3rd Earl of Traquhair (b 18.06.1657, d unm)
  (B) Charles Stewart, 4th Earl of Traquhair (d 13.06.1741, 3rd son)
  m. (09.01.1694) Mary Maxwell (b c1671, d 22.09.1759, dau of Robert, 4th Earl of Nithsdale)
  (i) Charles Stewart, 5th Earl of Traquhair (dsp 24.04.1764)
  m. (by 1744) Theresa Conyers (d 08.05.1778, dau of Sir Baldwyn Conyers, Bart of Horden)
  (ii) John Stewart, 6th Earl of Traquhair (d 28.03.1779)
  m. (1740) Christian Anstruther (b c1702, d 12.11.1771, dau of Sir Philip Anstruther, Bart of Anstrutherfield)
  (a) Charles Stewart, 7th Earl of Traquhair (b 1746, d 14.10.1827)
  m. (19.08.1773) Mary Ravenscroft (d 11.07.1796, dau of George Ravenscroft of Wykeham by Mary, dau of John Walpole of Dunston & Pinchbeck)
  ((1)) Charles Stewart, 8th Earl of Traquhair (b 31.01.1781, d unm 02.08.1861)
  ((2)) Louisa Stewart (b 20.03.1776, d 06.12.1875)
(b) Christiana Stewart
  m. Cyrus Griffin
  (c)+ other issue - Mary, Lucy
  (iii) Mary Stewart (b 11.08.1702, d 04.02.1773)
  m. John Drummond, '5th Duke of Perth' (8th Earl) (b 1679, dsp 27.10.1757)
(iv) Catherine Stewart (b 04.03.1705, d 16.06.1765)
  m. (06.1731) William Maxwell, Lord Maxwell, 'Earl of Nithsdale' (d 02.08.1776)
  (v)+ other issue - Lucy (b 18.02.1695, d unm 12.04.1768), Anne (b 06.03.1696, d unm 05.04.1755), William (b 27.02.1698, d unm by 1763), Elizabeth (b 12.02.1700, d by 1706), Winifred (07.06.1701), Isabel (b 07.05.1703), Jean (b 17.05.1703), Elizabeth (b 05.08.1706), Henrietta (15.09.1707), Barbara (b 03.09.1708, d unm 15.11.1794), Margaret (b 03.09.1708, d unm 04.04.1791), Robert (b 09.02.1710), Louisa (b 27.10.1711)
  (C)+ other issue (dsp / d unm) - George (dvp), John, Elizabeth, Isabel, Lucy
  (2) Margaret Stewart (d 03.1673)
  m. (mcrt 26.03.1635) James Douglas, 2nd Earl of Queensberry (d 1671)
  (3) Elizabeth Stewart
  m. (1643) Patrick Murray, 2nd Lord Elibank (d 13.02.1661)
  (4) Catherine Stewart
  m. John Stewart
  (5) Magdalene Stewart
  m. (mcrt 26.01.1658) Thomas Hamilton of Redhouse
  ii. Robert Stewart of Schillinglaw (d 02.1623)
  m. Alice Cockburn (dau of Samuel Cockburn of Temple)
  iii. William Stewart
  a. Alice Stewart
iv. Margaret Stewart
  m. (1576) William Burnett
  v. Janet Stewart
  m. (mcrt 29.10.1576) John Veitch of Dawick
  vi. Gelis Stewart
  m. (mcrt 28.12.1608) William Rutherford of Wrightlands
  vii.+ other issue - Walter, Isobel, Mary
  E. Margaret Stewart
  m1. (1560) James Murray of Falahill
  m2. (mcrt 17.07.1573) George Douglas, younger of Bonjedburgh
  F. daughter
  m. William Sinclair of Blans
2. Mary or Marion Stewart
  m. James Tweedie of Drumelzier
3. daughter
  p. Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus (d 22.01.1556-7)

Main source(s):
(1) Stewart of Atholl - BE1883 (Stewart of Atholl), TSP (Stewart of Atholl)
(2) Stewart of Traquhair - TSP (Stewart of Traquhair)
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