'Traill02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Traill of Hobbister, Trail of Holland, Traill of Ratter, Traill of Westness, Traill of Westove, Traill of Woodwick

George Traill of Westness (b c1560, d 1634, to Orkney)
m1. (c1592) Jean Kennedy of Carmunks (b c1565, d c1612, dau of Oliver Kennedy of Lochtoun)
1. Thomas Traill, 1st of Holland (b c1593, d 09.1671)
  This was the Thomas Traill who served in Germany under Gustavus Adolphus. On his return to Scotland he purchased the lands of Holland and others in the islands of Papa and Westray.
  m. (02.02.1631/2) Marian Craigie (b 1601, d c1674)
A. George Traill of Holland (b 1633, d 12.1706)
  m1. (05.06.1666) Katherine Baikie (b c1640, d 29.05.1668)
  i. Thomas Traill of Holland
  m. Marion Traill
a. George Traill of Holland
  m. Jean Traill
  (1) Thomas Traill of Holland
  m. (01.1757) Anne Stewart (dau of Archibald Stewart of Brough)
  (A) George Traill of Holland
  m. Mary Swain (dau of William Swain)
  (i) Thomas Traill of Holland (d 1897)
  m. (1846) Margaret Menzies (dau of Robert Menzies of Perth)
  (a) William Traill of Holland (b 1864, 4th son)
  (b)+ other issue (dvp) - George (b 1847), 2 sons
  (B) Isabella Traill apparently of this generation
  m. (1786) William Clouston (b 1747, d 1832, minister of Stromness & Sandwick)
  m2. (1669) Mary Graham (b c1650, d 07.10.1686)
  m3. (1675) Marjorie Foulis
  B. Gilbert Traill (b 1634, d before 1640)
  C. Elisabeth Traill (b 1637)
m. (c1660) George Liddell (b c1625, d 27.10.1681, Chamberlain)
  D. Gilbert Traill (b 1640)
  E. Thomas Traill of Skaill (b 1643)
  m. (23.11.1675) Isobel Elspeth Scollay
  i. Elizabeth Traill probably of this generation
  m. John Balfour, 1st of Trenabie (d 1747)
F. Patrick Traill (b 1644, Dean of Guild in Kirkwall)
  m. (05.01.1668/9) Elspeth Baikie (b c1649)
  G. William Traill (b 1645)
  m. Isobel Graham (b c1648, d 10.09.1682)
2. Elspeth Traill (b c1605, d 1643)
  m. (c1634) Edward Pottinger
  A. Elspeth Pottinger (b 1635)
  m. (24.11.1654) Patrick Traill of Elsness (b 1634, d 06.10.1690) @@ below
3. Barbara Traill (b c1603, d after 1677)
  m. (06.01.1636/7) Magnus Baikie (d before 1671)
4. Robert Traill (b c1605)
  m. Elspeth Spens
  A. daughter
5. Margaret Traill (b c1609)
  m1. (c1627) Lawrence Groat
  m2. Walter Dick
6.+ other issue - Oliver (b c1596, d before 1611), John (b c1607)
m2. (c1613) Isabel Craigie (b c1590, d 1661, dau of Magnus Craigie by Elspeth Paplay)
8. James Traill of Westove (b c1613, d after 08.1684)
  m. (1648) Jean Cok (dau of Rev. Thomas Cok)
  The following is partly supported (and partly contradicated) by 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Traills of Castlehill and Rattar', p229+). Henderson identifies James as "first of Quendal" and shows him as father of James of Quendal, George, first of Hobbister, & James of Sanday. George is shown as father of James (d 1756) and the George who married Jean Murray.
  A. Thomas Traill of Westove & Quendal (b 1648, d 25.10.1689) ancestor of Traills of Westove
  m. (06.08.1683) Anna Graham (b c1660)
  There is an Ann Graham (dau of Patrick Grahame, 1st of Graemeshall) who married Thomas Traill of Westove on 17.12.1653. It is not clear whether or not these data conflict.
  B. George Traill of Quendale, Provost of Kirkwall (b 1650, a 1690)
  m1. (10.04.1674) Elspeth Irving
  m2. (09.03.1681/2) Anna Baikie
i. George Traill of Hobbister (Chamberlain of Earldom of Orkney)
  m. Isabel
  a. George Traill (minister of Dunnet)
  m. (1753) Jean Murray (dau of James Murray of Clairden by Margaret, dau of George Sinclair of Barrock)
  (1) James Traill of Hobbister & Ratter, Sheriff of Sutherland and Caithness (2nd son)
  m. Janet Sinclair (dau of William Sinclair, 10th Earl of Caithness)
  (A) George Traill of Hobbister and Ratter (b c1789, d unm 29.09.1871, MP)
  (B) James Traill in London (d 1873, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (1824) Caroline Whateley (dau of William Whateley of Handworth)
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Williamina Barbara, Jean, Isabella, Mary, Margaret (b 1795-6, d 03.06.1878), Janet
  (2)+ other issue (d unm) - George, Margaret, Isabella, Barbara
  C. William Traill of Westness (b 1653, d 1705)
  m. (15.11.1679) Margaret Balfour (b 1662, d before 1705)
  i. George Traill of Westness
  m. Margaret Ballenden
  a. John Traill of Westness and Woodwick (a 1714, dsp 1795)
  m. (1745) Mary Balfour (dau of John Balfour of Trenable)
  ii. William Traill
  m. Isobel Sea
  a. William Traill
  m. _ McKane
  (1) John Traill of Woodwick (d 03.022.1805)
  m. (16.03.1790) Sibilla Sutherland (dau of Rev Hugh Sutherland)
  (A) William Traill of Woodwick (b 31.01.1797, d 19.05.1858) had issue
  m1. (09.06.1817) Harriet Sarle (d 02.03.1841)
  m2. (07.02.1843) Henrietta Moodie Heddle (dau of Robert Heddle of Melsetter)
  iii. James Traill of Woodwick
  m. Margaret Traill
a. issue (d young)
  D. Nicola Traill (b 1655, d 1688)
  m. (1675) David Covingtrie (d 1699)
  E. Jean Traill (b 1657)
  m. (1688) Magnus Craigie (b c1650)
  F. Marjorie Traill (b 1659)
  m1. (02.03.1681/2) Thomas Loutit
  m2. (12.11.1696) John Nisbet
  G. Barbara Traill (b 1661)
  m. (14.12.1686) John Ogilvy
9. Patrick Traill of Elsness (b c1615, d 06.10.1690)
  m. (24.11.1654) Elspeth Pottinger (b 1635, dau of Edward Pottinger) @@ above
  A. John Traill (b 26.07.1657)
  m1. (06.03.1678/9) Helen Stewart (d 1712, previously Mrs Winchester)
  m2. (21.10.1712) Margaret Stewart
  B. David Traill (b 21.02.1661/2, d 09.01.1725/6, Provost of Kirkwall)
  m1. (13.0.1683/4) Christian Skene (previously Mrs Sinclair)
  m2. (1715) Jean Bruce
  m3. (20.02.1722/3) Barbara Baikie
  C. Barbara Traill (b 12.09.1666)
  m. (25.03.1686/24.02.1686) James Fea of Clestron
  D. Andrew Traill (b 04.10.1670)
  m1. (1692) Margaret Spence (b c1671)
  m2. (13.06.1700) Anna Nisbet
  E.+ other issue - Hugh (b 30.12.1659), George (b 19.06.1663), Jean (b 07.07.1665), Patrick (b 25.10.1667), Thomas (b 16.03.1668/9), Basse (b 26.05.1672), Sibella (b 14.08.1673), Elspeth (b 18.09.1674), Margaret (b 16.07.1676), Bessie (b 17.05.1679)
10. Jean Traill (b c1617)
  m. (10.06.1644) John Howison
11. Helen Traill (b c1624)
  m. (1646) Thomas Kirkness
12. George Traill (b c1628, d before 1658)
  m. (27.07.1651/2) Helen Leeuw (b 1631)
13. Elspeth Traill (b c1623)
  m. (06.10.1651) Edward Mowat
14.+ other issue - William (b c1620), Annabil (b c1622), Hew (b c1626)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Traill of Holland), BLG1886 (Traill of Woodwick), BLG1886 (Traill of Hobbister and Ratter), information kindly provided by Elsie Ritchie (see Traill01)
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