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Families covered: Cathcart of Carleton, Cathcart of Genoch, Cathcart of Killochan, Cathcart of Knockdolian

Robert Cathcart of Killochan (dvp Flodden 09.09.1513)
m. Margaret Cathcart (a 1538, dau/heir of Alan Cathcart of Carleton, m2. Hugh Campbell)
1. Robert Cathcart of Killochan & Carleton (d before 1560)
  A. John Cathcart of Carleton (d 10.1612)
  m. Helen Wallace (d 1621)
  i. John Cathcart of Carleton (d 04.1633)
  m1. Janet Chalmers (of Waterhead)
  m2. Rebecca Lockhart
  Unsure which wife was mother of which child. Paterson shows these generations differently. We are following BLG1952.
a. John Cathcart (dvp 11.1628)
  m. Margaret Kennedy
  (1) John Cathcart
  m. Annabella McDouall
  (2) Sir Hew Cathcart, 1st Bart of Carleton (d 1723)
  m. (1695) Ann Broun (dau of Sir Patrick Broun, 1st Bart of Colstoun)
  (A) Sir John Cathcart, 2nd Bart of Carleton
  m1. (1717) Catherine Dundas (dau of Robert Dundas, judge as Lord Arniston)
(i)+ 2 daughters
  m2. (1729) Elizabeth Kennedy (dau of Sir John Kennedy, 2nd Bart of Culzean)
  (iii) Sir John Cathcart, 3rd Bart of Carleton (dsp 1783)
  m. (1764) Margaret Hamilton (dau of Robert Hamilton of Bourtree Hill)
  (iv) John Cathcart
  (v) Hugh Cathcart
  m. Helen Wardrop
  (a) Janet Cathcart
  m. Archibald Bogle of Gilmorehill
  (vi) Sir Andrew Cathcart, 4th Bart of Carleton (b c1741, dsp 1828, Lt. Colonel)
  (vii) Elizabeth Cathcart
  m. John Cathcart of Greenock @@ just below
  (B) Grizel Cathcart probably of this generation
  m. John Miller, younger of Glenlee (dsp)
  (C) Agnes Cathcart probably of this generation
  m. Robert Eccles of Kildonan (dsp)
  (3) Andrew Cathcart
  (A) John Cathcart
  (B) Andrew Cathcart (d 1743)
(C) Hew Cathcart (d 1744)
  (i) John Cathcart of Greenock
  m. Elizabeth Cathcart (dau of Sir John Cathcart, 2nd Bart of Carleton) @@ just above
  (a) Hew Cathcart
  m. Caroline Heattie
  ((1)) Sir John Cathcart, 5th Bart of Carleton (b 18.02.1810, d 25.03.1878) had issue
  m. (05.07.1836) Hannah Eleanor Kennedy (d 08.05.1877, dau of Archibald Kennedy, Earl of Cassilis)
  ((2))+ other issue - George, Andrew, Caroline
(b) William Cathcart (d 1827)
  b.+ other issue - Hew, 3 daughters
  ii. James Cathcart of Barnell & Genoch (d c1637, 2nd/youngest son)
  The following comes from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p306+).
  m. Margaret Cathcart
  a. John Cathcart of Genoch
  m. (08.02.1632) Rosina Agnew (dau of Sir Peter Agnew of Lochnaw, Bart)
  (1) William Cathcart of Genoch
  m. (29.12.1671) Janet Kennedy (dau of Quentin Kennedy of Drummellan)
  (A) Agnes Cathcart
m. William Wilson (minister of Inch)
  (2) Robert Cathcart of Genoch
  m. (01.07.1690) Margaret McCubbin (dau/heir of Fergus McCubbin of Knockdolian)
  (A) John Cathcart of Genoch & Knockdolian (d 1779)
m. (09.06.1719) Agnes Cochrane (dau of Alexander Cochrane of Craigmuir, son of Gavin (son of Alexander Blair) & nephew of 1st Earl of Dundoald)
  (i) Robert Cathcart of Genoch & Knockdolian (b 1721, d 1784)
  m. (12.05.1763) Marion Buchan (b 1739-40, d 10.08.1810, dau of John Buchan of Letham by Elizabeth Hepburn of Smeaton)
  (a) John Cathcart of Genoch & Knockdolian (b 14.05.1768, d 05.10.1835)
  m. (17.06.1795) Ann Gordon (d 27.03.1837, dau of Alexander Gordon of Rockville (Senator), son of William, Lord Aberdeen)
  ((1)) Robert Cathcart of Genoch & Knockdolian (b 03.1797, d unm 14.07.1840)
  ((2)) Alexander Cathcart of Knockdolian & Craigneel (b 06.03.1800, youngest son)
  m. (13.07.1841) Margaret Murdoch (dau of James Murdoch)
  ((3)) Ann Cathcart (b 04.1796)
m. (11.1839) Samuel Berger of Homerton
  ((4))+ other issue - George (d 1811), Marion (b 1809, d 03.1824)
  (b) Robert Cathcart of Drum (b 22.06.1773, d 18.11.1812, WS)
  m. (16.10.1797) Ann Cadell (dau of John Cadell of Cockenzie)
  ((1))+ issue - Robert (b 1806-7, d 26.05.1834 in India), 7 daughters
  (c) Elizabeth Cathcart (b 25.12.1766, d unm 03.01.1842)
  (B)+ other issue - Fergus (to America), Jean (d unm)
  b. Robert Cathcart
  m. Elizabeth Kennedy
  iii. Janet Cathcart possibly of this generation
  m. John Eccles of Kildonan (a 1618)
  iv.+ other issue - Alan, Robert of Pinmore, William (of Glenduisk?)
  B. Thomas Cathcart of Thomastoun
  C. Alan Cathcart

Main source(s): BLG1952 ('Cathcart-Walker-Heneage of Killochan') with a little support (and some contradiction) from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p304+) and input as reported above
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