'Guthrie1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Guthrie of Craigie, Guthrie in/of Dundee, Guthrie of Gagie, Guthrie of Guthrie, Guthrie of Kincaldrum, Guthrie of St. Andrews, Guthrie of Taybank

Alexander Guthrie, 1st of Kincaldrum, Forfarshire
m. Marjory
1. Sir David Guthrie, 2nd of Kincaldrum, 1st of Guthrie, Sheriff of Angus/Forfar (a 1457, Treasurer of Scotland, Lord Chief Justice)
  m1. (sp) _ Maule (dau of Sir Thomas Maule of Panmure)
  BLG1952 identifies David's wife as Janet, dau of Sir Archibald Dundas of Dundas, but the Dundas records identify an Elizabeth Dundas, dau of Sir Archibald's brother Alexander, as married to a Sir David Guthrie. Both may be true (or wrong) but we provisionally presume that this David's wife was ...
  m2. Elizabeth Dundas (dau of Alexander Dundas of Fingask)
  A. Sir Alexander Guthrie, 2nd of Guthrie, 3rd of Kincaldrum (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. Margaret Lyon (dau of John Lyon, 3rd Lord Glamis, by Elizabeth Scrimgeour)
i. David Guthrie (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. ?? Mackintosh (dau of Ferquherd Mackintosh, Chief of Clan Chattan)
  a. Andrew Guthrie, 3rd of Guthrie (a 1538)
  m. Christian Gairden (dau/sister of Patrick Gairden, 9th of that ilk)
(1) Alexander Guthrie, 4th of Guthrie (d 10.1587)
  m. Isabel Wood (dau of William Wood of Bonneytown)
  (A) Alexander Guthrie, 5th of Guthrie
  m. Agnes Falconer (dau of Sir Alexander Falconer, 5th of Halkerton)
  (i) Alexander Guthrie, 6th of Guthrie (dspm before 20.06.1616)
  m. Jean Leighton (dau of _ Leighton of Ulishaven)
(ii) William Guthrie of Memys, 7th of Guthrie (dspm)
  m. Isabell Fenton (dau of _ Fenton of Easterogill)
  (B) William Guthrie of Ravensbie & Gagie (d 1622)
  BLG1952 identifies William's wife as Isabel, dau of John Leslie, son of Sir John, 8th of Balquhain. However, the Leslie records identify her as ...
  m. Isabel Leslie (dau of John Leslie, son of Jane, dau of John Leslie, son of Sir John, 8th of Balquhain)
  (i) Alexander Guthrie, 2nd of Gagie (dsp after 27.10.1637)
  (ii) Francis Guthrie, 3rd of Gagie
  m. Bethia Guthrie, 12th of Guthrie (dau of John Guthrie, Bishop of Moray, 11th of Guthrie) @@ below
  (a) John Guthrie, 13th of Guthrie
  BLG1952 identifies John's wife as Cecilia, dau of Sir John Carnegy, 2nd of Balnamoon, by (his 1st wife) Helen Ogilvie but the Carnegie records identify her as Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John by his 2nd wife. We provisionally follow the latter.
  m. (1680) Elizabeth Carnegy (dau of Sir John Carnegy, 2nd of Balnamoon)
  ((1)) James Guthrie, 14th of Guthrie
  m. (1704) Margaret Turnbull (dau of John Turnbull of Strickathro)
((A)) John Guthrie, 15th of Guthrie
  m. (1732) Jean Hodge (dau of Rev. Jaems Hodge of Bothkennar by Margaret Scrymgeour)
  ((i)) John Guthrie, 16th of Guthrie
  m. (1763) Margaret Whyte (dau of Rev. _ Whyte of Murroes, son of Charles of Dundee by Susanna, dau of Robert Douglas, Bishop of Brechin then Dunblane)
  ((a)) John Guthrie, 17th of Guthrie had issue
  m. (24.06.1798) Anne Douglas (d 02.12.1845, dau of William Douglas, 2nd of Bigton)
  ((b))+ other issue - Robert, James, Margaret, Jean
  ((ii)) Margaret Guthrie
  m. William Alison in Dundee
  ((iii)) Jean Guthrie
  m. John Scrymgeour (of family of Tealing)
  ((B)) daughter
  m. _ Rennie of Cairny
(iii) Jean Guthrie
  m. Alexander Lindsay of Pitcairlie
  (iv) Margaret Guthrie
  (C) Gabriel or Henry Guthrie
  ii. Alexander Guthrie, 4th of Kincaldrum
a. Alexander Guthrie, 5th of Kincaldrum
  (1) Alexander Guthrie, 6th of Kincaldrum
  m. (mcrt 28.12.1567) Alice Douglas (dau of Archibald Douglas, 2nd of Glenbervie)
  (A) David Guthrie, 7th of Kincaldrum, 8th of Guthrie
  (i) Alexander Guthrie, 8th of Kincaldrum
  m. (10.1615) Mariot Graham (dau of Sir William Graham, 5th of Claverhouse)
(ii) Elizabeth Guthrie
  m. (1630) Walter Graham (son of Sir William Graham, 5th of Claverhouse)
  (B) Patrick Guthrie, 9th of Guthrie (d before 25.04.1635, minister of Towie & Logie Buchan)
  m. Jean Blackwood
  (i) Patrick (or Peter) Guthrie, 10th of Guthrie
  (C) Elizabeth Guthrie possibly of this generation
  m. George Erskine of Kirkbuddo (d 1615)
  iii. George Guthrie of Kincreich
  iv. John Guthrie, 1st of Hiltoun
  m. _ Ogilvy
  a. William Guthrie, 2nd of Hiltoun or Hilltoun
  m. Margaret Ogilvy (dau of John Ogilvy, younger of Inverquharity, by Elizabeth Guthrie)
  (1) David Guthrie, 3rd of Hiltoun
  m. Christian Wemyss (dau of John Wemyys of Lathokar)
  (A) John Guthrie, 4th of Hiltoun
  m. Agnes Ochterlony
  (i) Patrick Guthrie, 5th of Hiltoun
(B) Charles Guthrie of St. Andrews
  m. Agnes Brown (dau of Thomas Brown of St. Andrews)
  (i) Charles Guthrie of St. Andrews (d 1614)
  m. Margaret Raitt (d 15.03.1637)
  (a) John Guthrie, Bishop of Moray, 11th of Guthrie (b 1577, d 23.08.1649)
  m. Nicolas Wood (d 02.07.1645)
  ((1)) John Guthrie (dvp 08.06.1643, minister of Keith then Duffus)
  m. (26.12.1626) Anna Innes (dau of Robert Innes of that ilk, sister of 1st Bart)
  ((A)) Nicola Guthrie
  ((2)) Bethia Guthrie, 12th of Guthrie
  m. (04.05.1647) Francis Guthrie, 3rd of Gagie @@ above
  ((3)) Nicola Guthrie (d 10.1665)
  m. Joseph Brodie (d 27.10.1656, minister of Forres)
  ((4)) Lucretia Guthrie
  m. David Collace (d 03.06.1681, minister of Kinedar)
  ((5)) Agnes Guthrie probably of this generation
  m. George Hay of Rannes
v ((6))+ other issue - Patrick of Aberdeen (a 1635), Andrew (d 20.01.1646)
(b) James Guthrie (b 1590, d 17.05.1662, minister of Kinnell then Arbirlot)
  m. (12.07.1614) Isobel Durie (d 05.12.1668, dau of John Durie)
  ((1)) James Guthrie (dsps)
  ((2)) John Guthrie (b 13.08.1631, d 1686, minister of Arbirlot)
  m. (03.02.1663) Isobel Lamb (d 23.12.1683, dau of James Lamb of South Tarrie, son of Andrew, Bishop of Brechin then Galloway)
  ((A)) John Guthrie of Westhall (b 05.04.1664)
  ((i)) Isabel Guthrie
  m1. Robert Norrie, Bishop of Glasgow
  m2. (1729) David Gardyne, 4th of Lawton
  ((ii)) Margaret Guthrie
  m. Sir David Ogilvie, Bart of Barras (d 1737)
  ((B)) James Guthrie in Dundee (b 20.04.1669, d 1711)
  m. (23.04.1695) Christian Scott (dau of John Scott in Dundee)
  ((i)) John Guthrie in Dundee (b 1697, d 1741)
  m. Ann Dempster (dau of George Dempster of Dundee)
  ((a)) John Guthrie (d 03.03.1786)
  m. (06.1772) Helen Yeaman (dau of Patrick Yeaman of Blacklaw)
  (((1))) Patrick Guthrie in Jamaica (d 1821, 3rd son)
  (((A)))+ 2 sons (dsp)
  (((2)))+ other issue (d unm) - John of Ardgaith (d 21.05.1854, Major), James of Ardgaith (d 22.02.1861), George (d 22.02.1857)
  ((b)) Christian Guthrie
  m. _ Speid
  ((c)) Margaret Guthrie
  m. _ Davidson
  ((d)) Isobel Guthrie
  m. _ Reid
((e)) Jean Guthrie
  m. Alexander Greenhill, later Guthrie-Greenhill (brother of Charles of Fion)
  ((f)) Elizabeth Guthrie (d unm)
  ((ii)) James Guthrie, 1st of Craigie (b 28.03.1698, d 09.03.1788)
  m. (22.07.1733) Elizabeth Gardyne (d 25.07.1745, dau of David Gardyne, 4th of Lawton, 1st of Middleton)
((a)) James Guthrie, 2nd of Craigie (b 15.05.1740, d 14.01.1830)
  m. (29.10.1767) Aemilia Murray (d 07.11.1824, dau of Alexander Murray of Lintrose)
  (((1))) James Guthrie (b 01.08.1768, d 10.07.1795)
  (((2))) Alexander Murray Guthrie (b 08.12.1769, dvp 31.12.1829) had issue
  m. (1815) Margaret Makgill (d 1838, dau of George Makgill of Kemback)
  (((3))) George Dempster Guthrie (b 09.08.1777, d 16.09.1813) had issue
m. Barbara Dunbar (dau of Capt. Thomas Dunbar of Westfield by Isabella Siclair)
  (((4))) David Charles Guthrie (b 30.06.1788, 6th son) had issue
  m. (07.06.1820) Jane Campbell Hunter (d 31.10.1859, dau of Sir John Hunter)
  (((5))) Lilias Guthrie (d 01.12.1845)
  m. (12.06.1794) George Cheape of Wellfield (d 1850)
  (((6))) Elizabeth Guthrie (d 05.02.1814)
  m. (26.03.1799) John Rait of Anniston (d 1825)
((iii)) Robert Guthrie (b 04.06.1699)
  ((a)) Clara Guthrie (d 21.03.1785)
  m. Sir William Moncreiffe, 4th Bart of Moncreiffe (b 11.02.1732, d 28.09.1784)
  ((iv)) Alexander Guthrie in Dundee (b 20.03.1706, d c1775, 7th son)
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Lingard Guthrie of Carnoustie).
  m. (1738) Elizabeth Moray (d 25.01.1761, dau of Robert Moray, son of Sir Robert, 11th of Abercairney)
  ((a)) Charles Guthrie, 1st of Taybank (b 22.08.1748, d 1827)
  m. (1785) Bridget Yeaman (d 08.08.1820, dau of Patrick Yeaman of Blacklaw and Adamston)
  (((1))) Charles Guthrie, 2nd of Taybank (b 27.08.1799, d 20.09.1870) had issue
  m. (31.10.1825) Margaret Kinloch (d 26.08.1830, dau of George Kinloch of Kinloch, sister of 1st Bt)
((b)) Janet Guthrie
  m. John Stormonth, later Farquhar of Pitscandly
  ((v))+ other issue - Thomas (b 08.10.1700, d unm), William (b 21.04.1702, d unm), Patrick (b 02.10.1704, dsp), Henry (b 29.04.1707, d unm), Isabella, Christian
  ((C))+ other issue (d unm)
  ((3)) daughter
  m. laird of Almericross
  (c)+ other issue - Charles, Helen (d 1568)
  v. Elizabeth Guthrie
  m. John Ogilvy, younger of Inverquharity
  B. Elizabeth Guthrie (d c1526)
  m. Alexander Maule
2. James Guthrie, 1st of Halkerton (a 1457) had issue
3. William Guthrie of Eassie had issue
  This was possibly the same person as William Guthrie of Kinblethmont who appears to have had (at least) the following family.
  m. (c1475) Dovay Leslie
  A. Janet Guthrie
  m. Alexander Ramsay of Brechin (b c1450, d c1520)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Guthrie of Guthrie), BLG1886+1952 (Guthrie of Craigie) with support from Commoners (vol ii, Guthrie of Guthrie)
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