'Hamilton07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton of Braehead, Hamilton of Greenbank, Hamilton in Hairschaw, Hamilton of Rogertoun

John Hamilton in Henschaw (a 08.1561)
1. John Hamilton in/of Hairschaw (b c1559, d 1623)
  m. Euphame Montgomerie (d 1606, dau of Thomas Montgomery of Greenfield)
  A. Gavin Hamilton in Watterside & Hairschaw
  'HamiltonHistory' reports that it was either Gavin or his brother Archibald who was father of John & James. 'Genealogy of Grahams' shows that it was John.
  i. John Hamilton in Nether Hairschaw, 1st of Rodgertoun
  m1. ??
  a. John Hamilton, 2nd of Rodgertoun (b c1640, d 1723)
  m. (1670) Margaret Howie
(1) John Hamilton, 3rd of Rodgertoun (b 1671, d 1748)
  m1. Margaret Baird (dau of Andrew Baird of Dripmill)
  m2. Euphemia Smith (dau of John Smith of Braehead)
  'HamiltonHistory' shows that John married Jean Coats as his third wife and does not say which wife was mother of his son John and does not name a wife for his son. ' The Balderston Database' (1832), which records the descendants of Patrick Graham (1st of Limekilns) and forms part of the BG family records, makes it clear that Jean Coats (granddau of that Patrick Graham) was not 3rd wife of this John but was wife of John, 4th. Noting that 'HamiltonHistory' suggests that John (3rd)'s marriage to Margaret Baird was in 1719, which we think is unlikely to be correct, we are not sure which wife of John, 3rd, was mother of ...
  (A) John Hamilton, 4th of Rogertoun (b c1705, d 1782)
  m. Jean Coats (bpt 24.05.1710, d 09.08.1796, dau of James Coats of Dykehead)
  (i) John Hamilton of Greenbank, 5th of Rogertoun (b 21.01.1740/1, d 07.01.1836)
  m. Elizabeth White (dau of George White of Bankhead in Rutherglen)
  (a) John Hamilton, 6th of Rogertoun (b 1768, d 1849)
  m. (14.11.1803) Susan Dunlop (dau of John Dunlop of Port Glasgow)
  ((1)) John Hamilton, 7th of Rogertoun (b c1805, d 27.02.1877)
  ((A)) John Hamilton of Greenbank, 8th of Rogertoun (dsp)
  ((B)) William Dunlop Hamilton of Greenbank, 9th of Rogertoun (b 1832, d 1906) had issue
  m. Frances Wallace Murdoch (d 1910, dau of Peter Murdoch of Langbank)
  ((2)) Isabella Hamilton
  m. (27.04.1836) Adam Pearson
  ((3)) Elizabeth Hamilton
  m. W. Carrick (minister of East Kilbryde)
((4))+ other issue - Elizabeth (d young), Susan (d young), James Dunlop of Greenbank, Mary, Susan (d unm)
  (b) James Hamilton of Rogerton (b 1777, dsp 1854)
  m. Jean Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton of Braehead) @@ below
  (ii) James Hamilton of Greenfield & Braehead (b 1748, d 1839)
  The following is supported by 'HamiltonHistory' ('Braehead (2nd family) and Greenfield', p180+).
  m. Mary (or Jean) Coats (dau of Patrick Coats of Braehead & Philipshill)
  (a) Patrick Hamilton of Greenfield & Braehead (b 1777, d 1858, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Graham (b 1789, d 1886, dau of John Graham, 2nd of Kittochside)
  ((1)) John Hamilton (b 1815, d 1909) had issue
  m. (15.02/12.1852) Barbara Elizabeth Waldron of Ashfort House (d 05.09.1899, dau/heir of Hubert Kelly Waldron of Drumsna & Ashfort)
  Their elder son inherited Ashfort House and assumed the name Waldron-Hamiton.
  ((2)) Robert Hamilton (to Australia) had issue
  m. Eliza Reid
  ((3)) George Hamilton of Easterseat (d 22.12.1894) had issue
  ((4)) Elizabeth Hamilton (b 02.02.1813, d 09.08.1902)
  m. (25.04.1837) John Graham, 4th of Kittochside (b 1815, d 1876, cousin)
  ((5)) Helen (Jane) Hamilton
  m. J. Lennox of Hawthorne Lodge, co. Mayo
  ((6)) Mary Hamilton
  m. Alexander Patterson
  ((7))+ other issue (d unm) - Patrick, William, James, Catherine
  (b) George Hamilton (b 1791, dsp 1872, Colonel)
  m. Mary Roberton (dau of Colonel _ Roberton)
  (c) Jean Hamilton (b 1793, d 1889)
  m. James Hamilton of Rogerton @@ above
(d) Mary Hamilton
  m. Thomas Jackson of Eddstone
  (e)+ other issue - James Coats (d young), John, William, James,
  (iii) Margaret Hamilton (b 1731) mentioned by 'HamiltonHistory' but not by the above-mentioned 'Balderston Database'
  m. John Lindsay of Glasgow
  (iv) Agnes Hamilton --
  m. (1763) John Coats of Philipshill (b 23.09.1739, d 01.03.1814, cousin) --
  (v) Jean Hamilton (b 1738, d unm 1825)
  'HamiltonHistory' reports that Jean died in 1825 but 'Genealogy of Grahams' reports that she died in 1849, aged 111!
  m2. (c1653) Isobel Gardiner (dau of John Gardiner of Wester Rodgertoun)
  ii. James 'Hinschaw' Hamilton
  a.+ issue - Janet (b 1649), James (b 1654), Anne (b 1656)
  B. daughter (a 1611)
  m. James Lyddel (a 1611)
  C.+ other issue - Archibald (a 1611), Allan
2. James Hamilton in Hinschaw (a 06.1579) possibly father of ...
  A. William Hamilton
3.+ other issue (a 1611) - William, Symon in Busbie

Main source(s) (see here): 'HamiltonHistory' ('Rogertoun', p754+) with support/input as reported above from "Genealogy of Grahams and many related families" by Adam James Graham of Scarborough, Ontario (p318+, prepared for private circulation in/about December 1984) and certain 'BG family records'
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