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Families covered: Fraser of Philorth, Fraser of Tyrie

Sir Alexander Fraser of Cowie, 3rd of Philorth (b before 1410, d 07.04.1482)
m. (before 1430) Marjorie Menzies (dau of Gilbert Menzies of Findon)
1. Alexander Fraser, 4th of Philorth (d c1486)
  m. (c1470) Margaret Hay (dau of William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll)
  A. Alexander Fraser, 5th of Philorth (dsp c1500)
  B. Sir William Fraser, 6th of Philorth (b 1473, d before 13.11.1513)
  m. (1494) Elizabeth Keith (dau of Sir Gilbert Keith of Inverugie)
i. Alexander Fraser, 7th of Philorth (b c1499, d c08.11.1569)
  m1. (1516) Catharine Barclay (dau of Patrick Barclay of Gartley)
  m2. (before 07.1532) Catherine Menzies (dau of Gilbert Menzies of Findon, Provost of Aberdeen)
  Uncertain which wife was the mother of which child.
  a. Alexander Fraser (dvp 1564)
  m. Beatrice Keith (dau of Robert Keith, Master of Marischal)
  (1) Sir Alexander Fraser, 8th of Philorth (b c1537, d 07.1623)
  m1. (c1559) Magdalen Ogilvie (dau of Sir Walter Ogilvie, 1st of Dunlugus)
(A) Alexander Fraser, 9th of Philorth (b c1570, d c1636)
  m1. (1596) Margaret Abernethy (dau of George Abernethy, 7th Lord Saltoun)
  (i) Alexander Fraser, 10th of Philorth, 1st/10th Lord Saltoun (b 1604, d 11.08.1693)
  Alexander inherited the lordship from his maternal cousin, the 9th Lord.
  m1. Isabel Forbes (dau of William Forbes, 8th of Tolquhoun)
  m2. (mcrt 27.06.1634) Elizabeth Seton (dau of Alexander Seton, younger of Meldrum)
  (ii) Anna Fraser
  m. (mcrt 10.1616) George Baird of Auchmedden, Sheriff of Banff (d 12.02.1642)
  (iii) Magdalen Fraser
  m. James Forbes of Blackton
  m2. (before 1625) Isabel Gordon (dau of Sir Robert Gordon of Lochinvar)
  (iv) John Fraser (dsp before 1630)
  (B) William Fraser (d unm)
(C) James Fraser of Tyrie
  (i) Alexander Fraser of Tyrie
  (a) son (a 1725)
  (ii) Jean Fraser
  (D) Magdalen Fraser
  m. Patrick Cheyne of Esselmont
  (E) Margaret Fraser
  m. (mcrt 31.05.1606) William Hay of Ury
  (F) Elizabeth Fraser
  m. Sir Robert Keith of Ackergill
  (G) Barbara Fraser
  m. (mcrt 06.01.1607) George Ogilvy of Carnowseis/Carnousie (d 01.02.1625, Provost of Banff)
  (H)+ other issue - Simon, Thomas
  m2. (mcrt 31.05.1606) Elizabeth Maxwell (d c12.1620, dau of Sir John Maxwell, Lord Herries)
  (2) Walter Fraser of Rathillock and Crechie
(A)+ issue - Andrew (a 1623), Alexander
  (3) John Fraser of Quarrelbuss
  (A) Andrew Fraser of Quarrelbuss
  (4)+ other issue - Andrew of Tyrie, Hector, James, William
  b. William Fraser of Techmuiry ancestor of Frasers of Techmuiry
  c. Thomas Fraser of Strichen
  m. Isobel Forbes (dau of (John) Forbes of Corfurdie, widow of William Chalmers of Strichen (younger brother of George), m3. Thomas Fraser of Knockie then Strichen)
  (1) Katherine Fraser
  m. (1592) William Forbes of Corsindae
  (2) Violet Fraser
  m. (1593) James Sutherland of Kinstearie
  d. Simon Fraser (d unm before 12.1567)
  e. John Fraser (d 1609, rector at Paris University)
f. James Fraser of Skatherty
  g. Christiana Fraser
  m. William Crawford of Fedderat
  h. Elizabeth Fraser
  m. (mcrt 04.11.1566) William Gordon, younger of Awdiale
  i. Margaret Fraser (d 1602)
  m1. Alexander Cumyn of Inverallochy
  m2. Alexander Annand of Octerellon
  ii. Janet Fraser
  m. Alexander Cumming of Altyr
  iii. Christina Fraser
  m. Andrew Chalmers of Strichen
  C. George Fraser
2. James Fraser ancestor of Frasers of Memzie
3. daughter
  m. Thomas Macdowall, 8th of Garthland (d 1488)
4.+ other issue - William, John, Andrew, George

Main source(s): TSP (Saltoun), BP1934 (Saltoun)
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