'Sutherland02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dunbar of Hempriggs, Sutherland of Clyne, Sutherland of Duffus, Sutherland of Evelix, Sutherland of Kinminitie

William Sutherland of Duffus (d 1616)
m1. (mcrt 13.10.1579) Margaret Sinclair (d before 1604, dau of George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness)
1. William Sutherland of Duffus (d 21.10.1626)
  m. (1612) Jean Grant (dau of John Grant of Freuchie)
A. Alexander Sutherland, 1st Lord Duffus (b c01.1622, d 31.08.1674)
  Alexander married 4 times. TSP and BP are not clear as to which wife was mother of his surviving children but TCP (Duffus) is clear that there were 4 sons by his 1st wife and that his successor James was his only son by his 3rd wife. TSP & BP confirm that James was the only son to survive Alexander.
  m1. (before 1644) Jean Mackenzie (d 31.03.1648, dau of Colin Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Seaforth)
  i.+ 4 sons (a 03.1648, dvp)
  m2. (13.01.1653) Jean Innes (dsp 10.03.1653, dau of Sir Robert Innes of Innes)
  m3. (mcrt 26.08.1654) Margaret Stewart (d 01.1667, dau of James Stewart, 4th Earl of Moray, by Margaret Home)
v. James Sutherland, 2nd Lord Duffus (d 24.09.1705)
  m. (mcrt 05.09.1674) Margaret Mackenzie (d 08.1706, dau of Kenneth Mackenzie, 3rd Earl of Seaforth)
  a. Kenneth Sutherland, 3rd Lord Duffus (d before 18.03.1733/4)
  Kenneth was attainted for supporting the Jacobite rebellion.
  m. (mcrt 30.03.1708) Charlotta Christina Sioblade (d 1771, dau of Eric Sioblade, Governor of Gottenburg)
  (1) Eric Sutherland, 'Lord Duffus' (bpt 29.08.1710, d 28.08.1768)
  m. Elizabeth Dunbar (d 21.07.1800, dau of Sir James Dunbar of Hempriggs) @@ below
  (A) James Sutherland, 4th Lord Duffus (b 08.06.1747, d unm 30.01.1827)
  The attainder of the title was reversed in 1826.
(B) Axel or Axley Sutherland (dsp)
  (C) Elizabeth Sutherland
  m1. Alexander Sinclair (dvp, Captain)
  m2. Charles Sinclair of Olrig
  m3. (05.12.1722) James Rudd (rector in Yorkshire)
  (D) Charlotte Sutherland
  m. Sir John Sinclair, 6th Bart of Mey (d 26.03.1774)
  (E) Anne Sutherland
  m. George Mackay of Skibo
(2) Charlotta Sutherland (a 1778)
  (3) Anna Sutherland (a 1778)
  m. Gustaff Adolf Palbitzki, Baron and Count Marshal in Sweden
  b. Sir James Sutherland, later Dunbar, 1st Bart of Hempriggs (d 1724)
  Whilst Sir James inherited Hempriggs through his wife, the baronetcy was a new creation. The following is partly supported by 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Dunbars of Hempriggs', p222+) .
  m. (1705) Elizabeth Dunbar (b c1677, d 11.03.1756, dau of Sir William Dunbar, 1st Bart of Hempriggs)
  (1) Sir William Dunbar, 2nd Bart of Hempriggs (b 1708, d 1792 / d 12.06.1793)
  m1. (06.01.1729) Elizabeth Dunbar (d 03.06.1746, dau of Alexander Dunbar of Westfield by Margaret, dau of Sir James Calder of Muirtoun)
(A) Janet Dunbar (b c1742, d 16.09.1769)
  m. (26.02.1762) Thomas Dunbar of Grangehill, later of Westfield
  (B)+ other issue (d young) - Kenneth (b 14.10.1729), James (b 12.11.1730), Elizabeth (b 03.04.1432), Margaret (b 26.07.1733), Grizel (b 01.02.1735), Christian (b 18.05.1736)
  m2. (21.03.1747) Jane Sinclair (dsp 09.08.1749, dau of David Sinclair of Southdun)
  m3. (20/1.10.1749) Henrietta Rose (d 09.1795, dau of Hugh Rose, 16th of Kilravock)
(H) Sir Benjamin Sutherland Dunbar, 3rd Bart of Hempriggs, 'Lord Duffus' (b 28.04.1761, d 27.01.1843)
  m. (10.12.1784) Janet Mackay (d 15.03.1857, dau of George Mackay of Bighouse)
  (i) William Dunbar (d young)
  (ii) Sir George Dunbar, 4th Bart of Hempriggs (b 06.01.1799, d unm 28.08.1875)
  (iii) Robert Dunbar of Latheron Wheel (b 12.04.1801, d unm 18.08.1857)
  (iv) Louisa Dunbar (b 11.04.1788, d 10.06.1865)
  m. (17.09.1805) Garden Duff, 8th of Hatton (b 01.11/29.10.1779, d 15.03.1858)
  (v) Elizabeth Dunbar (b c1790, d unm 21.08.1811)
  (vi) Henrietta Dunbar (d 03.11.1820)
  m. (20.03.1810) William Sinclair Wemyss of Southdun (d 1831)
  (I)+ other issue- Robert Sutherland, Elizabeth, Alexandrina, Williamina
(2) James Dunbar (dsp unm 1742)
  (3) Janet Dunbar
  m1. (01.01.1738) John Sinclair of Barrock
  m2. Harry Innes of Borlum & Sandside
  (4) Charlotte Dunbar (b 1712)
  m. (23.12.1731) Sir William Sinclair of Keiss, 2nd Bart of Dunbeath (d 02.08.1767, minister at Keiss)
  (5) Elizabeth Dunbar (d 21.07.1800)
  m. Eric Sutherland, 'Lord Duffus' (d 28.08.1768) @@ above
  (6) Rachel Dunbar
  m. James Sutherland of Langwell
  c. William Sutherland of Roscommon
  m. (mcrt 20/22.10.1702) Helen Duff (dsp 07.1740, dau of William Duff of Dipple)
  d. Mary Sutherland
  m. Sir James Sinclair, 4th Bart of Mey
e. Katharine Sutherland
  m. John Cuthbert in Inverness
  f.+ other issue - John, Alexander, Elizabeth, Frances, Henrietta (b 21.02.1684)
  m4. (c1668) Margaret Forbes (d 13/6.04.1677, dau of William Forbes, 12th Lord, by Jean Campbell)
  Not known which wife was mother of ...
vi. Margaret Sutherland
  vii. Henrietta Sutherland
  m. (mcrt 09.03.1679) George Livingston, 4th Earl of Linlithgow (dsp 07.08.1695)
  B. William Sutherland of Inverhassie (a 1694)
  i. James Sutherland of Dalnamain (d before 1722)
  a. James Sutherland of Evelix (a 1784)
  m. (08.08.1726) Margaret Sutherland (dau of John Sutherland of Rearquhar)
  (1) Hugh Sutherland of Evelix (a 1819)
  m. Magdalene Clunes (dau of John Clunes of Neilston)
  C. John Sutherland (dsp before 23.01.1658, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (mcrt 07/10.03.1656) Isabella Ross (dau of David Ross of Balnagowan)
  D. Anna Sutherland (a 1663)
m. Patrick Grant
  E. Lilias Sutherland probably of this generation
  m. Colin Mackenzie of Kilcoy (d 1682)
2. James Sutherland of Kinminitie (d before 08.1680)
  m. Margaret Seaton (dau of Sir John Seaton of Monylangain)
  A. Alexander Sutherland of Kinminitie
  m. Jean Forbes (dau of Thomas Forbes of Waterton)
  i. Alexander Sutherland of Kinminitie (d 11.11.1710)
  m1. ??
a. Alexander Sutherland of Kinminitie (d 07.1725)
  m. Elizabeth Edwards
  (1) Alexander Sutherland of Kinminitie (d c1725)
  (2) Mary Sutherland
  m. Alexander Sutherland of Clyne (d 1742) @@ below
  (3) Jean Sutherland (d 02.03.1758)
  m. Thomas Grant of Arndilly and Achoynanie (d 25.11.1758)
  b. James Sutherland of Croftcroy (a 07.1694, dsp)
  m2. (mcrt 12.1701) Marie Ogilvy (dau of Sir George Ogilvy, 1st Lord Banff)
  ii. Thomas Sutherland (d 17.04.1692)
  m. (1686) Violet Strachan (dau of Michael Strachan of Auchnagat)
  a. James Sutherland (b c09.1688)
  B. Margaret Sutherland
  m. (1673) James Irvine, 3rd of Artamford (d before 16.03.1703)
  C. Jane Sutherland
  m. (sp) Sir Alexander Abercromby, 1st Bart of Birkenbog
3. John Sutherland of Clyne (a 08.1671)
  A. John Sutherland of Clyne (a 08.1671)
  i. Patrick Sutherland of Clyne (dsp)
  ii. James Sutherland of Clyne and Kilpedder (a 1705)
  a. Alexander Sutherland of Clyne (d 1742)
  m. Mary Sutherland (dau of Alexander Sutherland of Kinminitie) @@ above
  (1) James Murray Sutherland of Clyne and Pulrossie (dsp 09.07.1783)
  (2)+ 1 son and "several daughters" (including Henrietta and Elizabeth)
  b. Patrick Sutherland
4. Margaret Sutherland (d 1616)
  m. (mcrt 24.11.1610) Robert Monro of Fowlis (d 1633)
5. Janet Sutherland
  m. Sir George Ogilvy, 1st Lord Banff (d 11.08.1663)
m2. (before 1604) Margaret Mackintosh (dau of William Mackintosh of Dunachton)

Main source(s): TSP (Duffus), BP1934 (Duff-Sutherland-Dunbar of Hempriggs), BP1999 (Dunbar of Hempriggs)
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