'Boswell02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Boswell of Auchinleck, Boswell of Balmuto, Boswell of Knockroon, Douglas-Boswell of Garrallan

John Boswell, 3rd/4th of Auchinleck (d by 1600)
m1. (mcrt 21.08.1562) Christian Dalzell (dau of Robert Dalzell of that ilk)
1. James Boswell, 4th/5th of Auchinleck (d 1618)
  m. Marion Crawford (dau of ?? Crawford of Kerse)
A. David Boswell, 5th/6th of Auchinleck (d 1661)
  m. Isabel Wallace (dau of Sir John Wallace of Cairnhill)
  i. Marion Boswell
  m. (before 31.07.1643) Alan Cathcart, 6th Lord (b 1628, d 13.06.1709)
  ii. Isabel Boswell
  m. (1651) John Shaw of Sornbeg
  iii. Jane Boswell
  m. John Gordon, younger of Earlston (b 1613, dvpsp 29.10.1645)
  iv. Margaret Boswell
m. David Blair of Adamtown
  m2. (sp) Margaret Stewart (dau of Sir Archibald Stewart of Blackhall)
  B. James Boswell
  m. Margaret Cunningham (dau of James Cunningham of Glengarnock)
  i. David Boswell, 6th/7th of Auchinleck (b 1640, a 1692)
  m. (1665) Anne Hamilton (d 1713, dau of James Hamilton, 1st of Dalzell)
  a. James Boswell, 7th/8th of Auchinleck (d 21.04.1748/9)
m. (26.03.1704) Elizabeth Bruce (dau of Alexander Bruce, 2nd Earl of Kincardine)
  (1) Sir Alexander Boswell, 8th/9th of Auchinleck (b 01.04.1706, d 1782, Lord of Session as Lord Auchinleck)
  m1. Euphemia Erskine (d 11.01.1766, dau of Colonel John Erskine)
  (A) James Boswell, 9th/10th of Auchinleck (b 29.10.1740, d 19.05.1795)
  m. (25.11.1769) Margaret Montgomerie (dau of James Montgomerie of Lainshaw)
  (i) Sir Alexander Boswell, 1st Bart of Auchinleck (b 09.10.1755, d 27.03.1822)
  m. (26.11.1799) Griselle (or Grace) Cumming (dau of Thomas Cumming of Edinburgh)
  (a) Sir James Boswell, 2nd Bart of Auchinleck (b 12.1806, d 04.11.1857)
m. (1830) Jessie Jean Montgomerie-Cunningham (dau of Sir James Montgomerie-Cunningham of Corsehill)
  ((1)) Emily Harriet Boswell (d 24.01.1898, 3rd dau)
  m. (26.06.1873) Richard Wogan Talbot, 5th Lord de Malahide (b 28.02.1846, d 04.03.1921)
  ((2))+ other issue (d young?) - Julia, Emely
  (b) Theresa Boswell mentioned by Paterson
  m. Sir W.F. Elliot
  (c) Margaret Emilie Boswell
  m. Col. Vassal
  (ii) Elizabeth Boswell (b 1780, d 01.01.1814)
  m. (1799) William Boswell (nephew of Lord Auchinleck)
  (iii)+ other issue (d unm) - James in London (b 1778, d unm 29.02.1822), Euphemia, Veronica
  (B) John Boswell mentioned by Paterson which does not mention Alexander's 2nd wife ...
  m2. (25.11.1769) Elizabeth Boswell (dau of John Boswell, 11th of Balmuto) @@ below
  (C) Thomas David Boswell of Crawley Grange (d 1854)
m. Jessie Marie Baker
  (i)+ 2 sons (d unm)
  (2) John Bowell (b 12.07.1710, d 15.05.1780) had issue
  m. (12.08.1742) Anne Cramond (dau of Robert Cramond)
  (3) Veronica Boswell
  m. David Montgomery of Lainshaw
  b. John Boswell, 11th of Balmuto (WS)
  John bought Boswell from his kinsman David, son of the 10th of Balmuto.
  m. Margaret Henderson (dau of Claude Henderson of Edinburgh)
  (1) Claude Boswell, later Irvine-Boswell, 12th of Balmuto, Sheriff of Fife & Kinross (d 22.07.1824, Senator as Lord Balmuto)
  m. (1783) Anne Irvine, 10th of Kingcausie (d 10.12.1841, dau of Thomas Irvine)
(A) John Boswell, later Irvine-Boswell, 13th of Balmuto, 11th of Kingcausie (b 28.12.1785, dsp 23.12.1860)
  m. Margaret Christie (d 1875, dau of James Christie of Durie)
  (B) Eliza Boswell (d 31.03.1839)
  m. (08.11.1822) Patrick Syme of Dollar (b 17.09.1774, d 25.07.1845, son of John by Eleanor Learmonth)
  (i) John Thomas Irvine Boswell of Balmuto (b 12.1822) had issue
  m. (08.1856) Susan Hardwick (dau of Benjamin Hardwick of Beckenham)
  (ii) Anne Irvine Syme (d 28.08.1909)
m. (31.08.1848) Archer Fortescue of Swanbister, later Irvine-Fortescue of Kingcausie (b 12.12.1819, d 07.02.1907)
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary (d 07.03.1789), Mary Anne (b 26.02.1798, d 12.1866)
  (2) Elizabeth Boswell
  m. (25.11.1769) Sir Alexander Boswell, 8th of Auchinleck (b 01.04.1706, d 1782, Lord Auchinleck) @@ above
  (3)+ 2 daughters
  c. Jean Boswell (dsp c1699)
  m. (mcrt 10.11.1697) John Campbell of Horsecleugh (d 28.07.1725)
  d. Margaret Boswell
  m. Hugh Campbell of Balquharie
  e. Anne Boswell
  m. (1708) George Campbell, 2nd of Treesbank
  C. Grizzel Boswell
  m. James (Law), Archbishop of Glasgow (b c1560, d 12.11.1632)
  D.+ other issue - Charles, John, 3 sons (to Sweden), other daughters
2. John Boswell of Duncansmuir (Duncanziemuir) & Craigston (a 1623)
  The following comes from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p241) which reports that John was succeeded by ...
  A. Mungo Boswell of Craigston (a 1645, 1661)
  i. David Boswell of Craigston (a 1727)
a. David Boswell of Craigston & Duncanziemuir (dsp?)
  b. John Boswell
  The following comes from BLG1952 ('Douglas-Boswell of Garrallan and Auchinleck').
  m. Margaret Fergusson, 5th of Knockroon (dau of John Fergusson by Elizabeth Boswell of Knockroon)
  (1) John Boswell of Knockroon
  m. Christina Hamilton (dau of _ Hamilton of Everton)
  (A) Hamilton Douglas-Boswell (d 04.1824)
  m. Jane Douglas of Garrallan (d 02.1862)
  The following is supported by 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p363+).
  (i) John Douglas-Boswell of Garrallan (dsp 1863)
  m. (1842) Christian Hamilton (dau of Capt. William Hamilton of Dowan)
  (ii) Patrick Charles Douglas-Boswell of Garrallan (b 26.09.1815, d 1892) had issue (in New South Wales)
m. (17.06.1856) Annabella Alexandrina Campbell Innes (d 25.10.1914, dau of George Innes of Capita, NSW)
  (iii) Christian Douglas-Boswell
  m. Alexander Dunlop of Clober
  (iv)+ other issue - Jessie (d young), Katherine, Jane, Margaret, Janet
  (2)+ 5 daughters
3. Robert Boswell
m2. Agnes Stewart (dau of Andrew Stewart, 2nd Lord of Avandale (not Ochiltree))
The following is supported by 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p241).
4.. William Boswell, 1st of Knockroon
  A. William Boswell, 2nd of Knockroon
  m. Margaret Montgomery of Brigend
  i. William Boswell, 3rd of Knockroon (dsp)
  ii. Elizabeth Boswell, 4th of Knockroon
  m. John Fergusson
  iii. Agnes Boswell

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Boswell formerly of Balmuto'), BLG1952 ('Boswell formerly of Auchinleck'), 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p238+) with input as reported above
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