'Buchanan04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Buchanan of Cameron, Buchanan of Craigievarn, Buchanan of Drummikill, Buchanan of Gartincaber, Buchanan of Moss, Buchanan of Ross

Thomas Buchanan of Gartincaber, Drummikill and Carbeth (a 1495)
1. Robert Buchanan, 2nd of Drummikill and Moss (d c1518)
  m. (c1472) Margaret Hay of Dullievardis
  A. Thomas Buchanan, younger of Drummikill and Moss (dvp)
  m. Agnes Heriot (dau of Andrew Heriot of Trabroun)
  i. Robert Buchanan of Drummikill and Moss (d before 29.08.1525)
  m. Catherine Napier (dau of Archibald Napier, 4th of Merchiston)
  a. Thomas Buchanan (d young)
ii. Thomas Buchanan of Drummikill and Moss
  m. Giles Cunningham (dau of Cunningham of Drumquhastle)
  a. Robert Buchanan of Drummikill (d before 25.01.1544)
  b. Walter Buchanan of Drummikill and Moss (d before 30.10.1582)
  m1. Janet Buchanan (dau of Walter Buchanan of Spittal)
  (1) Thomas Buchanan of Drummikill and Moss (d 02.1598-9)
  m1. _ Logan (dau of Logan of Balvie)
  m2. _ Stirling (dau of Stirling of Glorat)
  Uncertain which wife was mother of ...
  (A) William Buchanan of Drummikill and Moss (d before 09.1625)
  m. Ellice of Elizabeth (Besssie) Semple (dau of Semple of Fulwood)
  (i) Walter Buchanan of Drummikill, last of Moss (d before 07.02.1663)
  m. Jean Hamilton (of Kinglassy)
(a) William Buchanan of Craigievarn, last of Drummikill
  m. _ Cunningham (dau of Cunningham of Boquhan)
  ((1)) John Buchanan, 2nd of Craigievarn
  m. Dorothy Cunningham (dau of Cunningham of Drumbeg)
  ((A)) William Buchanan, 3rd of Craigievarn
  m. (30.04.1711) Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of John Hamilton of Bardowie)
  ((i)) John Buchanan, 4th of Craigievarn (a 1741)
  ((ii))+ other issue - James, William, Jean, Dorothy, Janet
  ((B)) (Janet) Buchanan
  m. James Hamilton (of Bardowie family)
((2))+ other issue - (dsp) - William, Walter
  (b) Dugald Buchanan of Gartincaber (a 1678)
  m. Margaret Mitchell
  ((1)) Thomas Buchanan of Gartincaber (dsp)
  ((2)) John Buchanan of Gartincaber and Craigievairn (d before 15.02.1753)
  ((A)) Dugald Buchanan of Craigievairn (d 04.03.1774)
  m. Margaret Buchanan (d 06.01.1807, sister of William Buchanan of Blantyre) ## see here ##
  ((i)) Janet Buchanan
  m. (01.10.1792) Charles McNab in St. Ninian's
  ((B))+ other issue - John (d before 1747), Janet (d unm 11.02.1792)
((3)) Jean Buchanan
  m. William Gairdner of Wester Balfunning
  (c) Margaret Buchanan
  m. George Baillie
  (ii) Thomas Buchanan had issue (in Ireland)
  (iii) George Buchanan had issue (in Ireland)
  (iv) James Buchanan (a 1642)
  (v) Agnes Buchanan
  m. (mcrt 01.07.1623) John Kincaid of Auchinrivoch (Auchinreoch)
  (vi) Margaret Buchanan
  m. (1626) Walter Buchanan, 2nd of Cameron (d 03.1664) @1@ below
(B) John Buchanan (a 1608)
  (C) Walter Buchanan of Connachra
  m. Margaret Buchanan
  (D) Janet Buchanan (d 11.1623)
  m. John Buchanan of Brachern, Cashlie and Gartinstarrie
  (E) Agnes Buchanan
  m. (1604) Thomas Buchanan of Ballochruin and Ibert
  m2. Agnes Kinross (dau of John Kinross of Kippenross)
  (2) William Buchanan, 1st of Ross
  m1. Alison Cunninghame
m2. Jonet Buchanan (possibly of Drumquhassil family)
  Uncertain which wife was mother of ...
  (A) John Buchanan, 2nd of Ross (d 02.1688)
  m1. ?? Cuninghame (dau of Cuninghame of Drumquhassle)
  (i) James Buchanan, 3rd of Ross
  m. Margaret Stirling (dau of William Stirling of Law)
  (a) John Buchanan, 4th of Ross (d unm)
(b) Jean Buchanan of Ross
  m. Archibald Buchanan of Drummikill @2@ just below
  (c)+ other issue - William (dsp 1687), George, Mary, Janet
  (ii) Walter Buchanan
  (iii) Alison (or Elizabeth) Buchanan
  m. (1662) Andrew Macfarlane of that ilk (d 07.1709)
(iv) Jean Buchanan
  m. Robert Taylor of Mansfield
  m2. _ Crawford (dau of Crawford of Kilbrinie)
  (v) William Buchanan of Drummikill (d 02.1689)
  m. (1677) Isobel MacAulay (dau of Aulay MacAulay of Ardincaple)
  (a) William Buchanan of Drummikill (d unm before 09.08.1699)
  (b) Archibald Buchanan of Drummikill (d 03.1761)
  m. Jean Buchanan of Ross (dau of James Buchanan, 3rd of Ross) @2@ just above
((1)) William Buchanan, younger of Drummikill and Ross (dvp 1749)
  m. (1730) Lillias Murray (dau of John Murray of Touchadam and Polmaise)
  ((A)) Archibald Buchanan of Drummikill and Ross (d unm 30.07.1768)
  ((B)) Lillias Buchanan (d 06.08.1779)
  m. John Bald
  ((i)) Lillias Bald, later Bald-Buchanan of Drummikill and Ross (d 23.06.1853)
  m1. Frederick Benjamin Doyle Bartlet
  m2. (21.01/6.1799) Angus Campbell of Polmont Bank (b 1770, d 29.07.1811)
  ((C))+ other issue - James, Elizabeth
  ((2)) Archibald Buchanan
((3)) Robert Buchanan of Drummikill and Ross (d unm 1780)
  partner unknown
  ((A)) Jean Buchanan
  m. Hector Macdonald
  ((4)) Margaret Buchanan
  m. _ Hamilton of Hutcheson
  ((5)) Jean Buchanan (b c1713, d 1783)
  m. (1746) James Hamilton of Mewton
  (c) George Buchanan (dsp)
  (d) Jean Buchanan
  m. William Bontine (son of Nicol Bontine of Ardoch)
  (vi) Margaret Buchanan
  m. (mcrt 03.07.1646) Edward Buchanan, 5th of Spittal (d 05.1669)
  (vii)+ other issue - Robert, George (a 1673)
  m3. Anne Bickerton
(B) William Buchanan of Cameron and Drummikill (dsp)
  m1. (1659) Barbara Menteith (dau of James Menteith in Reddoch)
  m2. Catherine Dundas
  (C) George Buchanan (dsp 10.1645)
  (D) Elspeth (or Elizabeth) Buchanan
  m1. Robert Cuninghame of Drumbeg (d 1630)
  m2. (1635) Walter Campbell
  (E) Agnes Buchanan
  m. (c1629) Patrick Buchanan, 4th of Auchmar
  (F) Janet Buchanan
  m. (c1632) John Buchanan of Carbeth
(3) James Buchanan
  (4) Robert Buchanan (Provost of Kirkheuch)
  (5) Christian Buchanan
  m. (12.01.1578) Robert Danzelstoun of Middle Tullichewan
  c. John Buchanan in/of Ballecondochie (Ballinquhondoche) (d 03.05.1603)
  m. Margaret Buchanan (dau of Robert Buchanan, 7th of Leny)
  d. William Buchanan (of Blairvaird ?)
  e. Thomas Buchanan (b c1520, d 1599)
  m1. Elizabeth Traill (d 09.12.1595, relict of Robert Hamilton)
  m2. Eufame Hay
Uncertain which wife was mother of ...
  (1) daughter
  m. Thomas Philip
  f. Janet Buchanan
  m. Solomon (?) Buchanan
  iii. Alexander Buchanan of Ibert (d 11.1574)
  m. Janet Weir
  iv. George Buchanan (b 02.1506, author, poet, statesman)
  v. daughter probably of this generation
  m. John Galbraith in Balgair (a 1566)
  v.+ 1other issue - Patrick, 2 daughters
  B. John Buchanan (a 1533)
  i. John Buchanan (a 1572)
  m. Margaret Danzelstoun (dau of Andrew Danzelstoun, of Dennistoun, of Ferrylands)
  a. William Buchanan
m. (1580) Violet Hamilton (dau of Hamilton of Cochna)
  b. John Buchanan, 1st of Cameron
  m1. ??
  (1) Walter Buchanan, 2nd of Cameron (d 03.1664)
  m. (1626) Margaret Buchanan (dau of William Buchanan of Drummikill and Moss) @1@ above
  (A) George Buchanan in Cameron
  (i) William Buchanan in Cameron (d 02.1729)
  m. Janet Buchanan (dau of Patrick Buchanan, 4th of Auchmar)
  (a) Walter Buchanan in Cameron
  m. (1714) Grizel Buchanan (dau of William Buchanan of Blairusk)
  ((1)) John Buchanan in Cameron (d 1780)
  m. (mcrt 23.03.1770) Mary McKean (dau of James McKean of Aber of Kilmaronock)
  ((A)) Walter Buchanan
  ((B)) James Buchanan to West Indies
  ((C)) Robert Buchanan in Wester Cameron
  ((D)) John Buchanan in Wester Cameron (b 1778, d 12.05.1861)
  m. (1838) Janet McKean (dau of John McKean of Aber)
  ((i))+ issue - John (in Dougalston, Milngavie), Isabella, Mary
  ((E)) Jean Buchanan
  m. Malcolm Coubrough in Auchineden
  ((F)) Grizel Buchanan
  m. Archibald Murdoch (minister in Kilmaronock)
  ((2)) George Buchanan in Muirhouses had issue
  ((3)) daughter
  ((4)) daughter
  m. Thomas Steven of Middle Cameron
  ((5)) Isobel Buchanan
  m. Robert Ewing (of Balloch family)
  (b) William Buchanan at Merkins (a 1750)
  (c) John Buchanan in Dunbarton (a 1726)
(d) Janet Buchanan
  m. (1703) John McGoune of Mains
  (ii) George Buchanan "went abroad"
  m2. Janet Buchanan (d 12.05.1645)
  Not certain which wife was mother of ...
  (2) Thomas Buchanan
  m. Janet Galbraith
  c. George Buchanan
  d. Isobel Buchanan (d 1624)
  m. William Orr of Dunbarton
  ii. Thomas Buchanan (a 1558)
  Either a brother of son of Robert was ...
  C. William Buchanan, 1st of Blairhennachra
2. Thomas Buchanan, 1st of Carbeth (d before 1493)
3. Walter Buchanan of Balwill

Main source(s): "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896
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