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Families covered: Stewart of Bigtoun, Stewart of Brugh (Brough), Stewart of Graemsay

James Stewart of Graemsay (Orkney) & Bigtoun (Shetland) (d c02.1629)
m1. ??
m2. Helen Monteith (dau of Robert Monteith of Egilshay)
1. Henry Stewart of Graemsay had issue
  Grant reports that Henry was ancestor of the (later) Stewarts of Graemsay, implying that he had sons. However, the dates/generations imply that Henry (Harry) was probably the Stewart of Graemsay who married Mary Stewart and was father of both Mary (described by BP1895 ('Honyman') as his only daughter and by another Honyman source as the "only daughter and heiress") and Barbara (whose son Harry married Mary's daughter Euphemia).
  m. Mary Stewart (illegitimate dau of Robert Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney)
  A. Mary Stewart probably of this generation
m. Andrew Honeyman or Honyman, Bishop of Orkney (d 1676)
  B. Barbara Stewart probably of this generation
  m. (22.09.1645) John Graham of Breckness (d before 1672)
2. John Stewart of Bigtoun (d 1661)
  m. (1622) Grizel Sinclair (dau of James Sinclair of Goat)
  A. Laurence Stewart of Bigtoun (d 11.07.1703)
  m. (1646) Katherine Sinclair (dau of George Sinclair of Craigends, son of Malcolm of Quendale)
  i. Charles Stewart of Bigtoun & Goat (b 04.12.1728)
m. (1692) Ursula Bruce (dau of Hector Bruce of Muness)
  a. John Charles Stewart of Bigtoun (d young)
  b. John Laurence Stewart of Bigtoun (d 31.07.1730)
  m1. (1723) Grizel Scott (dau of John Scott of Scottshall)
  m2. (mcrt 25.04.1727) Margaret Baikie (dau of Robert Baikie of Tankerness)
  Not clear which wife (but probably Margaret?) was mother of ...
  (1) Robert Stewart of Bigtoun (d 14.03.1740)
  (2) Clementina Stewart of Bigtoun (d 1748)
  m. (18.06.1744) John Bruce of Symbister, later Stewart of Bigtoun
  ii. Barbara Stewart
  m1. (1679) Robert Bruce of Sumburgh
  m2. John Cattanach (minister of Unst)
iii. Grizel Stewart
  m. (28.05.1688) John Bruce of Symbister
  iv. Jean Stewart
  m. Laurence Sinclair of Quendale
  v. Martha Stewart
  m. James Sinclair of Goat
  vi. Margaret Stewart
  m. Andrew Gifford of Weathersta
  vii.+ other issue - Malcolm, William, James, David, John
  B. Margaret Stewart
  m. (1643) Laurence Bruce of Symbister
  C.+ other issue - David, James, Katherine
3. Patrick Stewart of Gyre
4. Barbara Stewart
  m. James Sinclair of Quendale
5. Martha Stewart
  m. George Sinclair of Craigends
6. Margaret Stewart
  m. Francis Moodie of Melsetter



Edward Stewart of Brugh (Brough), Orkney
m1. Janet Douglas
m2. Isabel Craigie (relict of George Traill and Hugh Halcro of that ilk)
Not clear which wife was mother of ...
1. Robert Stewart of Brugh (d 07.10.1689)
  m1. (c1638) Barbara Halcro (dau of Hugh Halcro of that ilk)
  A. Robert Stewart (d 1700)
  m1. Marjorie Stewart
  m2. Jean Colville
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  i. Robert Stewart (a 1717)
  B. Edward Stewart (d young)
  C. Barbara Stewart (d 08.07.1689)
  m. William Moodie of Melsetter
  m2. Agnes Wemyss (d 20.09.1668)
  D. John Stewart of Brugh (2nd son of this marriage)
  m1. (23.12.1686) Margaret Bellenden (dau of George Bellenden of Stennis)
  m2. Janet Nisbet
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  i. Archibald Stewart of Brugh & Fair Isle (3rd son)
  m. (mcrt 15.10.1724) Isabel Balfour (dau/heir of William Balfour of Pharay)
  a. James Stewart of Brugh (dsp 16.4.1802)
  m1. Ann Traill
  m2. Marjorie Polloxfen (dau of _ Polloxfen of Sabay)
  b. Archibald Stewart (to America)
  m. Barbara Baikie (dau of James Baikie of Tankerness)
  (1) Thomas Stewart (2nd son) had issue
  m. (14.10.1805) Hannah Black
  (2) daughter
  m. _ Julien
  (3)+ other issue - Archibald, Abraham Moore
  c. Thomas Stewart
  d. Balfour Stewart
  m1. Margaret Drysdale (dau of Rev. _ Drysdale)
  m2. (04.04.1792) Margaret Lindsay of Orkney
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  (1) James Stewart of Brugh (d 06.03.1811)
  m. (21.10.1809) Marion Strong (dau of James Strong of Leith)
  (A) James Stewart, last of Brugh (d unm 1858)
  (2) William Stewart had issue
  m. Jane Clouston
  (3) Ann Stewart
  m. (14.10.1810) Alexander Alcock of Aberdeen
(4) Anna Rose Stewart
  m. Edward Clouston of Smogrew
  m2. (04.04.1792) Margaret Lindsay of Orkney
  e. Margaret Stewart
  m. (mcrt 22.10.1743) George Traill of Holland
  f. Jane Stewart (b c1730, d 12.11.1829)
  m. (04.09.1753) Robert Scollay (d 18.02.1763, minister of Cross & Burness)
  g. Marion Stewart
  m. Thomas Traill of Westove
  h. Ann Stewart
  m. (06.01.1757) Thomas Traill of Holland
  i. Isobel Stewart
  m. Alexander Watt of Kirkwall
  j. Mary Stewart (d 12.07.1821)
  m. (01.01.1797) James Izatt (d 19.05.1805, minister of Westray)
  ii. Margaret Stewart
  m. (mcrt 21.10.1712) John Traill of Elsness
  iii.+ other issue - Robert, James (d young), Charles, Agnes, Barbara
  E.+ other issue - Edward, James
  m3. (before 1673) Margaret Stewart (relict of William Bartorme of Turchapple)
  Not clear which wife (but probably not Margaret) was mother of ...
  G. Margaret Stewart
  m. (1671) Andrew Smith of Rothiesholm
  H. Jean Stewart
2. Margaret Stewart
  m. (1641) James Colville of Tronrashall, Stronsay

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'The County Families of the Zetland Islands' by Francis Grant, 1893 ('Stewart of Bigtoun', p294+)
(2) For lower section : 'The County Families of the Zetland Islands' by Francis Grant, 1893 ('Stewart of Brugh in Orkney', p290+)
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