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Families covered: Douglas of Selkirk, Hamilton of Baldoon, Hamilton of Brandon, Hamilton of Hamilton, Hamilton of Orkney, Hamilton of Riccartoun, Hamilton of Ruglen

William Douglas, 1st Earl of Selkirk, Duke of Hamilton (b 24.12.1634, d 18.04.1694)
m. (29.04.1656) Anne Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton (b c06.01.1631/2, d 17.10.1716, dau of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton)
1. James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton, 1st Duke of Brandon (b 11.04.1658, d 15.11.1712)
  m1. (before 05.01.1687) Anne Spencer (d 02.07.1690, dau of Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland)
  A.+ 2 daughters (d young)
m2. (17.07.1698) Elizabeth Gerard (d 13.02.1743-4, dau of Digby Gerard, 5th Lord of Gerard's Bromley)
  C. James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Brandon (b 05.01.1702-3, d 09.03.1742-3)
  m1. (14.02.1723) Anne Cochrane (d 14.08.1724, dau of John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald)
  i. James Hamilton, 6th Duke of Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Brandon (b 10.07.1724, d 18.01.1758)
  m. (14.02.1752) Elizabeth Gunning (d 20.12.1790, dau of John Gunning of Castle Coote, m2. John, 5th Duke of Argyll)
a. James George Hamilton, 7th Duke of Hamilton, 4th Duke of Brandon, Marquess of Douglas (b 18.02.1755, d unm 07.07.1769)
  b. Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton, 5th Duke of Brandon (b 24.07.1756, dspl 02.08.1799)
  m. (05.04.1778, div 1794) Elizabeth Anne Burrell (d 17.01.1837, dau of Peter Burrell of Beckenham, m2. Henry, Marquess of Exeter)
  She is not mentioned by any of our Main Sources, but TCP ('Rossmore') reports that Douglas had an illegitimate daughter by "an actress, Miss Hughes (Mrs. Esten)" who, after the Duke died, married Major Scott Waring. MGH (NS4 vol 5 (1914), p246) identifies her as ...
  p. Harriet Pye Bennett (dau of ?? Bennett of Tooting (by Anna Maria, dau of David Evans), m1. James Esten, m2. Major (John) Scott Waring (who m1. Eliza Blackwell m2. Mary Hughes))
  (1) Anne Douglas-Hamilton (dsp 20.08.1844) apparently of this generation
  m. (25.01.1820) Henry Robert Westenra, 3rd Lord Rossmore (b 24.08.1792, d 01.12.1860)
c. Elizabeth Hamilton (b 26.01.1753, d 14.03.1797)
  m. (23.06.1774) Edward Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby (b 12.09.1752, d 21.10.1834)
  m2. (1727) Elizabeth Strangeways (dsp 03.11.1729, dau of Thomas Strangeways of Melbury Stampford)
  m3. (21.08.1737) Anne Spencer (d 09.03.1771, dau of Edward Spencer of Rendlesham, m2. Hon. Richard Savage Nassau of Easton)
  ii. Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton, 6th Duke of Brandon (b 15.07.1740, d 16.02.1819)
  m. (25.05.1765) Harriet Stewart (d 03.12.1788, dau of Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway)
  a. Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton, 7th Duke of Brandon (b 05.10.1767, d 18.08.1852) had issue
  m. (26.04.1810) Susan Euphemia Beckford (d 27.05.1859, dau of William Beckford of Fonthill Abbey)
  b. Charlotte Hamilton (b 06.04.1772, d 10.06.1827)
  m. (24.06.1800) Edward Adolphus Seymour, 11th Duke of Somerset (b 24.02.1775, d 15.08.1855)
  c. Susan Hamilton (b 03.08.1774, d 24.05.1846)
  m. (03.08.1803) George Murray, 5th Earl of Dunmore (b 30.04.1762, d 11.11.1836)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Archibald (b 16.03.1769, d unm 28.08.1827, MP), Anne (b 16.03.1766, d unm 10.10.1846)
  iii. Spencer Hamilton (b 06.1742, d unm 20.03.1791, Lt. Colonel)
  iv. Anne Hamilton (b 11.1738, d 11.11.1780)
m. (11.11.1761) Arthur Chichester, 1st Marquess of Donegall (b 13.06.1739, d 05.01.1799)
  D. William Hamilton (dsp 11.07.1734, MP)
  m. (30.04.1733) Frances Hawes (dsp 31.03.1788, dau of Francis Hawes of Purley Hall, m2. William, 2nd Viscount Vane)
  E. Anne Hamilton (b 12.10.1709, d 25.12.1748)
  Anne was so named in honour of his godmother, Queen Anne. His first marriage is not reported by BP1934. TSP reports that the date of the marriage is unknown but there is strong (circumstantial) evidence to suggest that he was formally married to Mary Edwards (an heiress) although, after they separated, she repudiated the marriage.
  p/m1. (by 1731) Mary Edwards (d 23.08.1743, dau of Francis Edwards of Welham Grove)
i. Gerard Anne Edwards of Welham Grove (bpt 28.03.1734)
  m. (before 1759) Jane Noel (dau of Baptist Noel, 4th Earl of Gainsborough)
  m(2). (10.1742) Anna Charlotte Maria Powell (d 26.06.1791, dau of Charles Powell of Penybank)
  ii. James Hamilton (b 18.01.1746, d 22.01.1804, Lt. Col.)
  m. (29.07.1767) Lucy Lloyd (d 09.1790, dau of Sir Richard Lloyd of Hintlesham, widow of Sir John Barker, Bart)
  a. James Hamilton (dvp unm 13.03.1802)
  b. Lucy Charlotte Hamilton
  m. (16.03.1799 (1790?)) Robert Anstruther, younger of Balcaskie (dvp 14.01.1809, Brigadier General)
  iii. Charles Powell Hamilton (b 26.12.1747, d 12.03.1825, Admiral)
  m. (05.1777) Lucretia Prosser (dau of George Augustus Prosser)
  a. Hamilton Charles James Hamilton (b 29.07.1779, dsp 15.12.1856)
  m. (13.04.1826) Maria Susannah Robinson (dau of Lt. Gen. Sir Frederic Philipse (Philipes?) Robinson, Governor of Tobago)
b. Augustus Barrington Price Anne Powell Douglas-Hamilton (b 22.05.1781, d 27.08.1849) had issue
  m. (02.04.1806) Maria Catherine Hyde (dau of John Hyde)
  Their grandson Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton became 13th Duke of Hamilton and 10th Duke of Brandon.
  iv. Anne Hamilton
  m. Hans Wintrop Mortimer of Caldwell Hall
  a. Charlotte Jemima Mortimer (d 16.02.1851, youngest daughter)
  m. (1796) George Leycester of White Place (b 12.07.1763, d 06.10.1838)
  F. Charlotte Hamilton (b c1704, d 05.02.1777)
  m. (01.05.1736) Charles Edwin of Dunraven (d 29.06.1750)
  G. Susan Hamilton (d 03.06.1755)
  m. (03.08.1736) Anthony Tracy-Keck of Great Tew
  H.+ other issue - Elizabeth (d 02.04.1702), Catharine (d 22.12.1712)
  p. Barbara FitzRoy (b 1672, d 06.05.173, dau of Charles Stuart, King Charles II)
  J. Charles Hamilton (b 30.03.1691, d 17.08.1754)
  m. (1737) Anthoinette Clourtney
  i. Charles Hamilton (b 1738, d 09.04.1800)
  a. Charles Hamilton (d unm)
  partner unknown
K. ? James Abercrombie, Bart (dspm 14.11.1724, captain)
2. William Hamilton (b 14.07.1659, dsp before 1755)
3. Charles Hamilton, later Douglas, 2nd Earl of Selkirk (b 03.02.1662-3 (1664?), dsp 13.03.1739)
4. John Hamilton, 1st Earl of Ruglen, 3rd Earl of Selkirk (bpt 26.01.1665, d 03.12.1744)
  The following is supported by 'HamiltonHistory' ('Selkirk, p784).
  m1. (mcrt 21.06.1694) Anne Kennedy (dau of John Kennedy, 7th Earl of Cassilis)
  A. William Hamilton, Lord Riccartoun & Lord Daer (b 1696, d unm 20.02.1742, captain)
  B. Anne Hamilton, Countess of Ruglen (b 05.04.1698, d 21.04.1748)
  m1. William Douglas, 2nd Earl of March (b c1696, d 07.03.1730-1)
  m2. (02.01.1746-7, sp) Anthony Sawyer (dsp, paymaster in Scotland)
C. Susan Hamilton (b 01.11.1699, dsp 08.02.1763)
  m. (mcrt 06.10.1738) John Kennedy, 8th Earl of Cassilis (d 07.08.1759)
  m2. (22.03.1701) Elizabeth Hutchinson (d 10.03.1734, dau of Charles Hutchinson of Willoughby then Owthorpe (by Isabella, dau of Sir Francis Boteler), widow of John Kennedy, Master of Cassilis)
5. George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney (bpt 09.02.1666, d 29.01.1736-7, Governor of Virginia, Field Marshal)
  m. (25.11.1695) Elizabeth Villiers (dau of Sir Edward Villiers)
  A. Anne Hamilton, 2nd Countess of Orkney (d 07.12.1756)
  m. (29.03.1720) William O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin (d 18.07.1777)
  B. Frances Hamilton (d 27.12.1772)
  m. (27.06.1724) Thomas Lumley, 3rd Earl of Scarborough (d 15.03.1752)
  C. Henrietta (Harriet) Hamilton (d 22.08.1732)
m. (09.05.1728) John Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery, 5th Earl of Cork (b 13.01.1706-7, d 23.11.1762)
6. Basil Hamilton (bpt 16.12.1671, d 27.08.1701)
  The following is partly supported by 'HamiltonHistory' ('Selkirk, p784+).
  m. (1691) Mary Dunbar of Baldoon (b c1674, d 15.05.1760, dau of David Dunbar, younger of Baldoon)
  A. William Hamilton of Baldoon (d unm 06.1703)
  B. Basil Hamilton of Baldoon (b 09.09.1696, d 14.11.1742, MP)
  m. (14.03.1719) Isabella Mackenzie (d 06.04.1725, dau of Col. Alexander Mackenzie)
  i. Dunbar Hamilton, later Douglas, 4th Earl of Selkirk (b 01.12.1722, d 24.05.1799)
  m. (03.12.1758) Helen Hamilton (d 28.11.1802, dau of Hon. John Hamilton)
  a. Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk (b 20.06.1771, d 08.04.1820, 7th son) had issue
  m. (24.11.1807) Jean Wedderburn-Colvile (d 10.06.1871, dau of James Wedderburn-Colvile of Ochiltree)
  b. Helen Douglas (d 12.07.1837)
  m. (09.11.1786) Sir James Hall, Bart of Dunglass (d 23.06.1832)
  c. Elizabeth Douglas (d 28.10.1814)
  m. (01.08.1804) Sir James Montgomery, 2nd Bart (d 27.05.1839)
d. Katherine Douglas (d 31.03.1848)
  m. (06.07.1815) John Halkett, Governor of the Bahamas
  e.+ other issue - Sholto Basil (b 03.09.1759, d 04.07.1760, Lord Daer), Basil William (b 16.03.1763, d 09.11.1794, Lord Daer), John (b 24.05.1765, d 09.07.1797, Lord Daer), Dunbar (b 09.07.1766, d 26.10.1796, Captain RN), Alexander (b 12.12.1767, d 07.06.1794, captain), David (b 05.09.1769, d 07.05.1770), Isabella Margaret (d 06.09.1830), Mary (d 20.08.1798), Anne Douglas (b/d 01.1782)
  ii. Mary Hamilton (b 08.05.1720, d 11.05.1750)
  m. Ranald Macdonald, 17th of Clanranald, 5th of Benbecula (d 02.10.1776)
  iii.+ other issue (d young) - Basil, Elizabeth (b 10.04.1721)
  C. Eleanor Hamilton (b c1694, d 27.12.1783)
  m. (31.12.1711) John Murray of Philiphaugh, Sheriff of Selkirk (d 1753)
  D. Catherine Hamilton (d 13.04.1779)
  m. (10.1727) Thomas Cochrane, 6th Earl of Dundonald (d 28.05.1737)
7. Archibald Hamilton of Riccartoun, Pardovan & Confey Castle, Governor of Jamaica (bpt 17.02.1673, d 05.04.1754)
  'HamiltonHistory' (p222) omits Archibald's 2nd marriage but gives it on page xxi (Addenda and Corrigenda) thereby supporting the following which is as shown by BP1934.
  m1. (sp) Anne Lucas (d 1709, dau of Charles, 2nd Lord Lucas of Stenfield, widow of Edward Cary of Caldecot)
  m2. (17.12.1718) Anne Hamilton (dsp 29.03.1719, dau/heir of Claud Francis Hamilton of Lisclooney, widow of Sir Francis Hamilton of Killaugh (Killeshandra), 3rd Bart)
  m3. (29.09.1719) Jane Hamilton (d 06.12.1753, dau of James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn)
  A. Charles Hamilton of Riccartoun (b 1721, dvp 10.09.1751 (sb 1771?))
  m. Mary Catherine Dufresne (dau of Col. Dufresne)
i. Mary Douglas-Hamilton
  m. (06.1785) John Dickinson or Dickenson of Taxal, Cheshire
  a. Marry Dickenson (d 25.07.1837, only child) apparently of this generation
  m. (26.01.1815) Sir William Anson, 1st Bart (b 13.08.1772, d 14.01.1847)
  B. Frederic Hamilton (b 125.12.1723, d 19.02.1811, archdeacon of Raphoe)
  m. (11.06.1757 (1758?)) Rachel Daniel ("an Irish lady")
  i. Robert Hamilton (d unm 1809)
  ii. Elizabeth Hamilton (d 29.01.1846)
  m. (04.1777) John Stratford, 3rd Earl of Aldborough (d 07.03.1823)
  iii. Jane Hamilton (d 1810)
  m. (1798) (Joseph) George Halman (Holman)
C. Sir William Hamilton (b 13.12.1730, dsp 06.04.1803, Ambassador, 4th son)
  m1. (25.01.1758) Catherine Barlow (d 25.08.1782, dau of Hugh Barlow of Lawrenny Park)
  m2. (06.12.1791) Emma (originally Amy) Lyon, later Hart (bpt 26.04.1765, d 15/6.01.1815, dau of Henry Lyons of Nesse (Cheshire) by Mary Kidd)
  Emma, Lady Hamilton, was the mistress of Admiral Horatio Nelson.
  D. Elizabeth Douglas Hamilton (b 1720, d 24.02.1800)
  m1. (15/6.05.1742) Francis Greville, 1st Earl Brooke, 1st Earl of Warwick (b 1719, d 06.07.1773)
  m2. Robert Clerk (d before 26.05.1797, General)
  E. Jean Hamilton (b 19.08.1726, d 13.11.1771)
  m. (24.07.1753) Charles Schaw Cathcart, 9th Lord (b 21.03.1721, d 14.08.1776)
  F.+ other issue - Archibald (b 1727, d 30.05.1744), Jane (b 1722, d 1723), daughter (b 1724, d infant)
8. Catherine Hamilton (bpt 24.10.1662, d 11.01.1707)
  m. (mcrt 24.04/5.1683) John Murray, 1st Duke of Atholl (b 24.02.1659-60, d 14.11.1724)
9. Susanna (Susan) Hamilton (d 07.02.1736-7)
  m1. (mcrt 17.11.1684) John Cochrane, 2nd Earl of Dundonald (d 16.05.1690)
  m2. (c1694) Charles Hay, 3rd Marquess of Tweeddale (b before 1670, d 17.12.1715)
10. Margaret Hamilton (dsp 06.12.1731)
  m. (05.02.1687) James Maule, 4th Earl of Panmure (dsp 22.04.1723)
11. Janet Hamilton possibly of this generation
  m. Gavin Muirhead of Lachope
12.+ other issue - Mary (b 30.04.1657, d unm before 1673/1683), Anna (b 1659)

Main source(s) (see here): 'HamiltonHistory' (p24+ & p444+ ( 'Dukes of Hamilton')), BP1934 ('Hamilton'), TSP ('Hamilton') with input/support as reported above
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