'Traill03'
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Families covered: Traill of Ballylough, Traill at Borthwick, Traill at Panbride

James Traill of Beley (b 1569, d 26.04.1635)
m1. (1593) Grissell Ramsay (d 22.02.1593/4, dau of Robert Ramsay of Balmouth)
m2. (15.10.1595) Matilda Melville (b c1570, d 23.11.1608, dau of John Melville of Cambee)
1. James Traill of Tallachin (b 10.12.1597, d 18.05.1663, Colonel)
  m. (1647) Mary Hamilton (dau of John Hamilton of Coronary and Monella)
  A. Mary Traill (b 28.11.1651)
  m. (c1671) James Clewlow (b c1650, d 23.12.1699, minister)
  B. Sarah Traill (b 08.06.1656, d 28.06.1712
  m1. Robert Ross of Portaro
  m2. Thomas Handcock
C. Hans Traill (b 18.10.1658, d 04.1692)
  m. (1677) Elisabeth Eve Clewlow (d 02.03.1731/2)
  i. Elisabeth Traill (b 1686)
  m. (1709) John Fell (b 17.12.1682, d 21.08.1754)
  ii. James Traill (b 05.04.1690, d 05.04.1743)
  m. (23.03.1708/9) Mary Hamilton (dau of Gavin Hamilton of Killyleagh)
  a. Mary Traill (b 15.06.1711)
  m. James Hamilton (b Ballymena)
  b. Elisabeth Traill (b 12.10.1712, d 20.04.1786)
  m. (24.12.1742) Gilbert Kennedy in Belfast (b 1706, d 12.05.1773)
  c. Margaret Traill (b 19.07.1715)
  m. A. Bunton
  d. Hamilton Traill (b 20.08.1720, d 05.1794, minister)
  m. (10.02.1742/3) Susanna Hamilton (d 1809, of Killyleagh ?)
  (1) Mary (?) Traill (b 1745)
  m. Ronald Mackenzie
  (2) Jean Traill (b 07.08.1753)
  m. Robert Johnson (d 1807)
  (3) Archibald Hamilton Traill (b 1755, d 01.04.1844)
  m. (1800) Elizabeth Read (d 10.01.1818)
(4) Jean Traill
  m. Robert Johnson (d 1807)
  (5)+ other issue - James Hamilton (b 26.03.1746, d 1778), Barbara (b 1747), Arabella Susanna (b 21.03.1747/8), Bernard Ward (b 15.01.1758), Theodosia (b 18.03.1763, d 1787), Margaret (b 06.11.1766), Baptist (b 1753)
  e.+ other issue - Jean (b 07.05.1714, d 1714), Hans (b 28.07.1716, d 11.17.1717), Jean (b 19.07.1718), James (b 22.05.1723), Rose (b 12.04.1724, d 29.03.1727), Sarah (b 22.04.1730, d 17.04.1810), Archibald (b 27.05.1732, d 02.06.1432)
  iii.+ other issue - Robert (b 1679, d 1756), Mary (b 1682), Mathilda (b 1684)
  D. Eleanor Traill (b 19.10.1659, d 04.01.1695)
  m. (25.03.1679) William Traill (b 27.09.1640, d 03.05.1714, minister at Borthwick) @1@ below
  E. Magdeline Traill (b 17.05.1661)
  m. John Hutcheson (d 10.02.1728/9, minister)
  F. Margaret Traill (b 04.08.1662, d 05.1706)
m. (25.09.1685) James Bruce (b c1660, minister)
  G.+ other issue - Jean (b 03.12.1648), Anne (b 31.12.1650, d unm), James (b 02.06.1652, d 25.03.1653), Matilda (b 08.03.1652/3), John (b 06.04.1655, d unm)
2. Robert Traill (b 04.1603, d 10.07.1676, minister of Grey Friars, Edinburgh)
  m. (23.12.1639) Jane Allen Annan (d 12.1695, dau of Alexander Annan of Auchterallen)
  A. William Traill (b 27.09.1640, d 03.05.1714, minister at Borthwick)
  m1. (15.09.1671) Euphan Sword (b 07.06.1634, d 1677, dau of Provost Sword of St. Andrews)
  i. Margaret Mary Traill (b 1675, d 23.08.1698)
  m. Robert Paterson (b c1668, d 23.08.1698) @2@ below
  ii+. other issue - Robert (b 1673, d 1674), son (b/d 1677)
  m2. (25.03.1679) Eleanor Traill (b 19.10.1659, d 04.01.1695, dau of James Traill of Tallachin) @1@ above
  iv. Sarah Traill (b 02.04.1680, d unm 1685)
  v. James Traill (b 19.07.1681, d 26.03.1723, minister of Montrose)
  m. (1714) Christian Allardyce (b 1690, d 1747)
  a. John Traill (b 01.03.1713/4, d c1752, in Pitsligo Aberdeen)
  m. (23.06.1737) Janet Ritchie
  (1) John Robert Traill (b 13.06.1741)
  m. (23.03.1769) Margaret Jaffray (b c1739)
(2) Alexander Traill (b 21.07.1752)
  m. (17.07.1772) Anne Reid (b c1750)
  (A) James Traill (b 16.07.1772)
  (B) John Traill (b 1779, d 25.01.1858) had issue
  m. (11.05.1806) Ann Ritchie (b 16.07.1772)
  (3)+ other issue - Christian (b 28.04.1738), Margaret (b 23.02.1743/4), William (b 13.07.1747, d 1799), Anne (b 12.06.1750)
  b. Helen Traill (b 23.04.1716)
  c. Susanna Traill (b 28.04.1720, d 1791)
  m. (14.03.1739) James Chalmers (b 08.01.1713/4, d 25.08.1764, printer)
d. Agnes Traill (b 1721, d 1780)
  m. (1750) Alexander Thomson (b c1710)
  e. James Traill (b 03.01.1722/3)
  vi. Jean Traill (b 04.10.1682, d unm)
  vii. William Traill (b 13.10.1683, d 31.01.1742/3, minister)
  m1. (23.10.1711) Isabel Haldane (b 05.11.1682, d 26.02.1720/1, dau of John Haldane of Myrton)
  a. William Traill (b 15.07.1712, d 23.04.1756, minister of Logie and Pet)
  m. Mary Traill (b 17.02.1724/5, d 23.04.1756, dau of Rev. Robert Traill) @3@ below
  (1) Jean Traill (b 04.01.1744/5, d 23.10.1820)
  (2) William Traill (b 08.07.1746, 08.03.1831, minister, chancellor of Down and Connor)
  m. (29.04.1799) Frances Charteris (d 01.04.1848, dau of Francis Wemyss, later Charteris, de jure 7th Earl of Wemyss)
  (3) Robert Traill (b 01.02.1747/8, d 05.02.1779 in Georgia)
  (4) Marion Traill (b 30.04.1749, d 21.05.1819)
  m. (13.06.1780) William Begge (d 07.02.1790)
  (5) James Traill (b 22.12.1750, d 18.08.1808)
  m. (21.01.1798) Clarissa Catherine Porter
  (6) Christian Traill (b 04.05.1753, d 13.08.1827)
  m. (04.05.1482) Rev Francis Hall
  (7) Henry Solomon Traill in Dairsie (b 17.03.1755)
  m1. ??
  (A) Henry Traill
  m2. (04.03.1790) Ann Simpson (dau of James Simpson)
  (B) Henrietta Eliza Traill (b 24.11.1792)
  m. (08.12.1814) Hon. Thomas Erskine (b 21.01.1749/50, d 1828, son of Buchan)
  (C) Henry Grant Traill (b 14.11.1799, d 1835)
  b. Robert Traill (b 19.02.1720/1, dsp 11.1775)
  m. (05.11.1747) Christian Thompson (d 15.12.1794, dau of William Thompson, minister at Auchtermuchty)
  c.+ other issue - John (b 1714, dsp 1715), Janet (b 10.03.1715/6, dsp 1719), Sussanna (b 05.07.1717, dsp 1717), James (b 05.02.1718/9, dsp 1720), Janet (b 19.02.1719/20, dsp)
m2. (25.10.1722, sp) Marion Hamilton (d 24.11.1751, dau of Alexander Hamilton of Kinkell)
  viii. Robert Traill (b 30.10.1687/20.11.1687, d 07.11.1752, minister of Panbride)
  m. (10/29.04.1718) Jane Haldane (b 26.01.1688/9, d 16.09.1776, dau of John Haldane of Myrton)
  a. Robert Traill (b 10.07.1719, d 07.04.1798, minister of Panbride)
m. (11.10.1753) Jean Dow (d 02.06.1805, dau of Rev Anthony Dow of Fettercairn)
  (1) Robert Traill (b 29.08.1754, d unm 05.03.1808, rector of Ballintoy)
  (2) Anthony Traill of Ballylough, Archdeacon of Connor (b 25.11.1755, d 16.11.1831)
  m. (03.01.1788) Agnes Watts Gayer (d 30.11.1838, dau of William Watts Gayer)
  (A) James Traill (b 26.07.1789, dvp unm 27.06.1810)
  (B) William Traill of Ballylough (b 03.08.1791, d 1875) had issue
  m1. (11.11.1824) Louisa Ann Lloyd (d 1836, dau of Rev Thomas Lloyd of Castle Lloyd)
  m2. (28.07.1836) Louisa Henrietta French (b c1810, d 1880, dau of Robert French of Monivea Castle)
  (C) Robert Traill (b 15.07.1793, d 1847, rector of Skull) had issue
  m. (11.02.1829) Anne Hayes (dau of Sir Samuel Hayes, 2nd Bart of Drumboe)
  (D) Catherine Jane Traill (b 10.08.1794, d unm 23.03.1823)
  (3) James Trail (b 07.05.1757, d 01.05.1816, minister of St. Cyrus)
  m. (01/17.09.1793) Anne Burn (b 09.07.1764, d 22.10.1846, dau of David Burn, minister of Monzie then Largo)
  According to Stirnet's BG family records, James and Anne had no children. However, ER has discovered the following son:
  (A) James Traill (b c1794, d 29.04.1837) had issue
  m. Margaret Carstairs (d 15.11.1837)
  (4) John Traill (b 26.06.1759, d 14.03.1769)
  (5) Thomas Traill in Montrose (b 18.01.1764, d 11.02.1822) had issue
  m. (09.02.1795) Mary Airth (dau of Robert Airth of Mains of Dun)
  (6) David Traill (b 18.01.1764/27.06.1765, d 15.12.1850, minister of Panbride) had issue
  m. (23.06.1795) Elizabeth Biss (dau of John Biss of Deptford)
  (7) Catherine Jane Traill (b 07.07.1767, d 23.03.1821)
  m. (03.03.1797) Alexander Airth (b 1760)
  (8) Margaret Black Traill (b 16.03.1769, d 08.04.1823)
m. (09.12.1809) James Dow (of Fettercairn family)
  b. James Traill, Bishop of Down and Connor (b 09.02.1725, d 01.11.1783)
  m. (31.05.1766) Margaret Black of Edinburgh (b 1720, d 1805)
  (1) Francis Beauchamp Traill (b 1767/8, d infant)
  c. Mary Traill (b 17.02.1724/5, d 23.04.1756)
  m. William Traill (b 15.07.1712, d 23.04.1756, minister of Logie and Pet) @3@ above
  d. Margaret Traill (b 06.02.1731/2, d 01.12.1807)
  m1. (01.08.1768) John Webster of Dundee
  m2. (04.03.1794) William Dow (b c1728, d 18.02.1816, son of Rev Anthony Dow of Fettercairn)
  e.+ other issue - John (b 25.04.1721, d unm 08.1742), William (b 23.03.1723, d 12.03.1729), Euphan (b 03.03.1727/8, d 1729)
  ix. Eleanor Traill (b 11.08.1689, d 03.1691/2)
  x. Margaret Traill (b 11.08.1689)
  m. (04.11.1719) Robert Alison in Edinburgh
  xi. Elizabeth Traill (b 28.06.1693)
m. (22.08.1731) James Stevenson
  m3. (08.07.1701) Jean Murray (b c1675)
  B. Robert Traill (b 06.05.1642, d 23.05.1710, minister in London)
  C. Helen Traill (b 14.03.1643/4, d 1681)
  m. Thomas Paterson (b c1633, d 13.05.1683, minister of Borthwick)
  i. Robert Paterson (b c1668, d 23.08.1698) had issue
  m. Margaret Mary Traill (b 1675, d 23.08.1698, dau of William Traill) @2@ above
  D. Agnes Traill (b 06.02.1645/6, d 30.12.1690)
  m. (c1680) Sir James Steuart of Goodtrees (b 1635, d 1713, Lord Advocate)
  E. Margaret Traill (b 31.01.1647/8, d 21.07.1718)
  m. (14.09.1665) James Scott of Bristo
  F. James Traill (b 10.03.1650/1, d 22.05.1721)
  m1. (1683) Anne Stewart (d 17.02.1688/9)
  i. Robert Traill (b 23.04.1684)
  ii. Margaret Traill (b 1686)
  m. (23.06.1712) Alexander Leslie of Lawchop
  iii. daughter (b 1688, d 20.05.1690)
  m2. (13.02.1694/5) Janet Row
  iv. David Traill (b c1696)
  m. (02.11.1719) Lilias Watson
 

a.+

issue - Jean (b 11.1720), James (b 17.06.1722), Lillias (b 14.04.1724), John (b 1726), Anne Christiana (b 1728), Gordon (b 10.1732)
  v. John Traill (b 07.08.1700)
  m. (22.03.1723/4) Helen Buchanan (b c1712, dau of Dougal Buchanan)
  a.+ issue - John (b 1724), Jean (b 1725), Janet (b 18.05.1727), James (b 26.05.1728), George (b 17.07.1730), Margaret (b 30.05.1732), James (b 26.02.1733/4), Helen (b 01.06.1735)
  vi.+ other issue - Anna (b 09.05.1697), James (b 1699), James (b 1701), s (b 19.10.1701)
  m3. (15.02.1708/9) Isobel Dumbreck
  x. Thomas Traill (b 1710)
  a.

James Traill in Aberdeen (b c1735)

  m. (16.06.1751) Catherine Neish
  (1) James Traill (b 19.05.1762)
  m. Jane Bruce
  (A)+ issue - Barbara (b 1794), Alexander (b 1796), James (b 1797), George (b 1797), Mary (b 1801), Sophie Fraser (b 1803)
  (2) Isobel Traill (b 10.10.1766)
  m. Archibald Traill (b 26.08.1765)
(3)+ other issue - John (b 28.05.1755), Elizabeth (b 26.10.1752), Alexander (b 30.09.1768)
  xi. Charles Traill (b 1712)
  xii. Elisabeth Traill (b 1714)
  m. Alexander Leighton
  xiii. Jean Traill (b 08.05.1718)
  m. (20.02.1751/2) Rev. Ralph Drummond
3. Andrew Traill (b 1608)
  m. (c1631) Janet Duncan
m3. (1609) Grizzel Myrton (dau of William Myrton of Randeston)
4. Thomas Traill (b c1612) had issue
  m. (25.02.1644/5) Helen Carse
5. Catherine Traill (b c1614)
  m. (22.07.1649) Gavin Barone
6. Christian Traill (b c1616)
  m. (09.06.1642) John Scott

Main sources: Elsie Ritchie, BLG1886 (Traill of Ballylough)
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