'Dalrymple01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dalrymple (Dalrymple-Hay) of Dunragit, Dalrymple of Stair

, 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p436+ starts with Adam de Dalrympil of Dalrymple father of Gilbert father of Malcolm (a 1371) father of the following William. TSP mentions Malcolm (a 1371) son of Gilchrist son of Adam de Dalrimpill but does not connect them to ...
William de Dalrymple (a 1429, 1450)
m. Agnes Kennedy (heiress of Stair-Montgomery)
1. William Dalrymple of Stair
  m. Marion Chalmers (dau of Sir John Chalmers of Gadgirth)
There must be some uncertainty on the following generations since BP1934 omits details of them whilst giving contradictory information, viz: that the great-grandson of William and Marion Chalmers was John Dalrymple of Stair who married Isabel Crawford (dau of George Crawford of Lochnorris) and had a son James (of Stair) whose great-grandson was the 1st Viscount. That report seems to have too many generations. Paterson shows William & Marion as father of William (dvp) father of William (a 1531) father by Margaret (dau of Wallace of Cairnhill) of the following John (a 1535, m. Isabel, dau of George Craufurd of Lochnorris) father of James (d 1586, m. Isabel Kennedy). Because of these and other discrepancies, we stopped reviewing the page (on 13.06.20) and kept with what we had which follows TSP.
  A. John Dalrymple (dvp before 02.1530)
  m1. (1506-7) Christina Crawford
  m2. Elizabeth
  Uncertain which wife was the mother of ...
i. William Dalrymple of Stair (d before 1548)
  m. Margaret Wallace
  a. James Dalrymple of Stair (d 03.08.1586)
  m. (1563) Isabel Kennedy (dau of Thomas Kennedy of Bargany)
  (1) John Dalrymple of Stair
  m. (c02.1582-3) Margaret Dunbar (dau of William Dunbar of Blantyre, m2. Alexander Cuninghame of Powton)
  (A) James Dalrymple of Stair
  m. (mcrt 15.04.1613) Marjory Cathcart (dau of Allan Cathcart of Waterside)
  (i) James Dalrymple
  (B) John Dalrymple - continued below not mentioned by TSP but possibly fits here
  John is identified by BP1934 (Dalrymple-Hay) as "younger son of John Dalrymple, of Stair".
  m. (16.11.1620) Janet Kennedy (dau of Fergus Kennedy of Knockdolian)
(2) James Dalrymple of Drummurchie, later of Stair (d 01.1625)
  m. (mcrt 09.09.1617) Janet Kennedy (d 1663, dau of Fergus Kennedy of Knockdaw)
  (A) Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair (b 05.1619, 25.11.1695)
  m. (mcrt 20.09.1643) Margaret Ross (d 1692, dau of James Ross of Balnell or Balneil (by Sarah, dau of Alexander Syme), widow of Fergus Kennedy of Knockdaw)
(i) John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair (b 1648, d 08.01.1707, Secretary of State)
  m. (mcrt 17/19.01.1669) Elizabeth Dundas (d 25.05.1731, dau/heir of Sir James Dundas of Newliston by Agnes, dau of Sir William Gray of Pittendrum)
  (a) John Dalrymple, 2nd Earl of Stair (bpt 02.08.1673, dsp 09.05.1747, Field Marshal, 2nd son)
  m. (03.1707-8) Eleanor Campbell (d 21.11.1759, dau of James Campbell, 2nd Earl of Loudoun)
(b) William Dalrymple of Glenmure (bpt 11.10.1678, d 30.11/03.12.1744, Colonel)
  The following is supported by 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p358).
  m. (26.02.1698) Penelope Crichton, Countess of Dumfries (d 06.03.1742, dau of Charles, Lord Crichton, Master of Dumfries)
  ((1)) William Crichton-Dalrymple, 5th Earl of Dumfries, 4th Earl of Stair (d 27.07.1768)
m1. (02.04.1731) Anne Gordon (d 15.04.1755, dau of William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen)
  ((A)) William, Lord Crichton (b 12.12.1734, dvpsp 09.09.1744)
  m2. (19.06.1762) Anne Duff (b c1738, d 21.08.1811, dau of William Duff of Crombie)
  ((2)) James Crichton-Dalrymple, 3rd Earl of Stair (d unm 13.11.1760, 3rd son)
  ((3)) Elizabeth Crichton-Dalrymple
  m. John MacDowall of Freuch
  Their eldest son became 6th Earl of Dumfries.
((4))+ other issue (d unm) - John (d 23.02.1732, Captain), Charles (d 1729), Hugh (d 24.09.1737), George (d before 1760), Penelope (d 11.02.1785)
  (c) George Dalrymple of Dalmahoy (bpt 10.03.1680, d 29.07.1745)
  m. (mcrt 23.04.1720) Euphame Myreton (d 08.07.1761, dau of Sir Andrew Myreton, Bart of Gogar)
  ((1)) John Dalrymple, 5th Earl of Stair (d 13.10.1789)
  m. (05.1748) Margaret Middleton (d 03.02.1798, dau of George Middleton of Erroll)
  ((A)) John Dalrymple, 6th Earl of Stair (b 24.09.1749, d unm 01.06.1821)
  ((B)) Mary Dalrymple (bpt 03.06.1754, d young)
  ((2)) William Dalrymple (b 1735, d 16.02.1807, General)
m. (165.09.1783) Marianne Dorothy Harland (b 1759, d 28.10.1785, dau of Sir Robert Harland of Sproughton Hall)
  ((A)) John William Henry Dalrymple, 7th Earl of Stair (b 16.11.1784, dsp 20.03.1840)
  m(1). (28.05.1804) Johanna Gordon (dau of Charles Gordon of Clunie)
  (m2)/p. Laura Manners (dau of John Manners of Grantham Grange)
  The earldom passed to his kinsman, the baronet of Cousland.
  ((3)) Elizabeth Dalrymple (b 31.01.1721, d 14.10.1816)
  m. (12.01.1755) Lt. Gen. Humphrey Bland (d 08.05.1763)
  ((4)) Eleanor Dalrymple (d 12.12.1788)
  m. (08.01.1751) James Fergusson of Craigdarroch (d 1771)
((5))+ other issue - Argyle (d 14.06.1766, Captain), Euphemia (b 04.11.1734, d unm 08.09.1770), Margaret (d unm 10.04.1766)
  (d) Margaret Dalrymple (bpt 25.08.1684, d 03.04.1777/9)
  m. (06.04.1700) Hugh Campbell, 3rd Earl of Loudoun (d 20.11.1731)
  (e)+ other issue - James (b 19.02.1670, d 04.1682), James (b 24.06.1676, d young), Charles (bpt 09.9.1677, d young), Elizabeth (b 11.04.1671), Agnes (bpt 03.05.1675), Elizabeth (bpt 31.08.1677)
  (ii) Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Bart of Borthwick, Killoch & Cousland (b 1650, d 05.1719)
  m1. (mcrt 02.01.1679) Catherine Dundas (bur 17.01.1689, dau of Sir James Dundas of Arniston)
  m2. (mcrt 15.09.1691) Esther Cunninghame (bur 07.04.1700, dau of John Cunninghame of Enterkine)
  m3. (07.09.1701) Jean Halket (d 05.1734)
  (iii) Sir Hew Dalrymple, 1st Bart of North Berwick (b 1652, d 01.02.1737)
  m1. (12.03.1682) Marion Hamilton (bpt 03.03.1661, dau of Sir Robert Hamilton of Presmennan)
  m2. (06.04.1711) Elizabeth Hamilton (dsp 21.03.1742, dau of John Hamilton, widow of James Hamilton of Bangour)
(iv) Thomas Dalrymple (bpt 15.10.1663, d unm 23.07.1725, physician)
  (v) Sir David Dalrymple, 1st Bart of Hailes (d 03.12.1721)
  m. (04.04.1691) Janet Rochead (b 25.04.1662, d 26.12.1726, dau of Sir James Rochead of Inverleith)
  (vi) Janet Dalrymple (d 12.09.1669)
  m. (12.08.1669) David Dunbar, younger of Baldoon (dvp 20.03.1682)
  (vii) Elizabeth Dalrymple (bpt 09.10.1653, d 21.03.1733)
  m. (mcrt 12.10.1672) Alan Cathcart, 7th Lord (d 19.10.1732)
  (viii) Sarah Dalrymple (bpt 19.11.1654)
  m. (c1679) Charles Crichton, Master of Dumfries
  (ix) Margaret Dalrymple (b 30.01.1659)
  TSP (Stair) identifies Margaret as (first) wife (who d before 1698) of Sir David Cunninghame, Bart of Milncraig, but BP1934 (Cunynghame of Milncraig) specifically identifies his wife as Isobell, the youngest daughter.
  (x) Isobel Dalrymple (bpt 14.08.1666)
  m. Sir David Cunninghame, Bart of Milncraig (d 28.01.1708)
  (3) Thomas Dalrymple
  b.+ other issue - Alexander of Balkissock, William
  B. Robert Dalrymple



John Dalrymple - continued above
m. (16.11.1620) Janet Kennedy (dau of Fergus Kennedy of Knockdolian)
1. James Dalrymple of Dunragit (b 1621, a 1682)
  m. Agnes Cathcart
  A. James Dalrymple of Dunragit
  m. Margaret Blair of Dunskey (b 1671-2, d 24.04.1747)
i. James Dalrymple of Dunragit (b 18.10.1706, d 14.05.1776)
  m. (15.01.1740) Grace McDouall (dau of Patrick McDouall of Freugh)
  a. Sir John Dalrymple, later Dalrymple-Hay 'of Glenluce', 1st Bart of Dunragit (b 1749, d 12.05.1812, Colonel, 2nd son)
  m. (15.04.1779) Susan Hay (dau of Sir Thomas Hay, 3rd Bart of Park)
  (1) Sir James Dalrymple, later Dalrymple-Hay, 2nd Bart of Dunragit (b 08.07.1788, d 19.03.1861) had issue
  m1. (01.09.1819) Elizabeth Maxwell (d 14.02.1821, dau of Sir John Shaw Heron-Maxwell, Bart (of Springkell))
  m2. Anne Hathorn (d 10.07.1838, dau of George Hathorn)
  (2) Jean Dalrymple (d 1822)
  m. (1813) Vans Hathorn of Garthland
  (3) Elizabeth Dalrymple
  m. (1808) Leveson Douglas Stewart
  (4)+ other issue - Grace (d unm 1853), Susan (d 1864), Margaret (d young), Mary (d young)
  b. Grace Dalrymple (b 1747)
  m. (17.07.1769) Sir Alexander Gordon of Culvennan
  c.+ other issue - James (b 1742, dvp 15.06.1746), Peggy (b 1739, d 04.07.1746), Betty (b 1741, d 25.06.1746), Mary (b 1743, d 10.07.1746)
  ii. John Dalrymple (b 1710, dsp Falkirk 17.01.1746, Captain)
  m. (1741) Mary Niven

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 11.03.03) : TSP ('Stair)', BP1934 ('Stair'), TSP ('Dumfries')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 05.12.08) : BP1934 ('Dalrymple-Hay')
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