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Families covered: Williamson of Banniskirk

Reputedly descended from the Gunn family was ...
Andrew Williamson of Achorlie
1. Donald Williamson of Banniskirk (a 1691, Bailie of Thurso)
  m. Katharine Rorison (sister of _ Rorison, Bailie of Tthurso)
  A. Benjamin Williamson of Banniskirk
m. Elizabeth Sutherland (dau of Robert Sutherland of Langwell by Esther)
  i. Donald Williamson of Banniskirk
  m. Isabell Ramsay (dau of James Ramsay of Chappletown of Meigle & Dundee)
  a. Benjamin Williamson of Banniskirk & Marlefield (Colonel)
  m. Janet Sinclair (dau of James Sinclair of Harpsdale by Marjory, dau of David Sinclair of Southdun)
  (1) Marjory Williamson
  m. David Henderson of Stemster
  (2) Jessie Williamson (dsp)
  m1. John Macleay of Keiss
  m2. Alexander Henderson of Stemster
  (3)+ other issue - James (d Ciudad Rodrigo, Captain), Donald (d Burgos 1812, Major), Diana (d unm 1872)
  b. James Williamson (Major)
  m. Barbara Gibson (dau of George Gibson of Thurso)
(1)+ 1 son + 2 daughters
  c. Donald Williamson in West Indies
  d. John Williamson (dsps, army surgeon)
  m. Jane Rose (cousin) @@ below
  e. George Williamson (Major)
  m. Catharine Sinclair (dau of James Sinclair of Harpsdale by Katharine, dau of Alexander Sinclair of Lybster)
(1) Donald Williamson (d unm)
  (2) James Williamson of Banniskirk (d 1865) had issue
  m. Margaret Henderson (dau of David Henderson of Stemster)
  f. Margaret Williamson
  m. John Sutherland of Swiney
  g. Elizabeth Williamson
  m. John Horne of Stirkoke
  h. Isabella Williamson
  m. William Manson (Captain)
  i. Jean Williamson
  m. Alexander Paterson in Pennyland
  ii. Elizabeth Williamson
  m. William Campbell in Upper Framside
  a.+ issue including Donald (d unm, Lt. Colonel)
  iii. Jane Williamson
  m. William Rose of Thurso
  a. Jane Rose
  m. John Williamson (Dr.) @@ above
  b.+ other issue - William in Glasgow, Elizabeth (d unm), Benjamina (d unm)
  iv. daughter (dsp)
  m. John Dunnet in Thurso (dau of Bailie George of Thurso)
  v. daughter
  m1. Donald Henderson in Thurso
  a. Benjamin Henderson (messenger-at-arms)
  m2. John Barnetson in Galshfield
  b. Alexander Barnetson in Mains of Tister
  B. Janet Williamson
  m. (1713) Malcolm Henderson in Stemster

Main source(s): 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Williamsons of Banniskirk', p295+)
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