'Hamilton29'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton of Blair, Hamilton of Drumry, Hamilton of Loghmuck (Logh Muck), Hamilton of Samuelston

                               
John Hamilton of Clydesdale & Samuelston (b c1496, d by 1574)
m. (1531) Janet Home (d before 05.04.1596, dau of Alexander Home, 3rd Lord)
1. James Hamilton of Samuelston (d before 1589, after 12.1592?)
  m1. Jonet Wood (d before 1567)
  A. John Hamilton of Samuelston (d 09.03.1592/3)
  B. Gavin Hamilton (a 1569, dsp)
C. Patrick Hamilton of Samuelston (d 07.1611)
  Patrick's wife is named by Anderson as Margaret Carkettil who is shown by 'HamiltonHistory' as wife of his brother, his own wife being ...
  m. Susan Sinclair
  i. William Hamilton of Samuelston (d before 10.12.1631)
  m. (1613) Jean Home (dau/coheir of Sir William Home of Quhytelaw, m2. Capt. James Hay of Megguish or Megginch (brother of 1st Earl of Kinnoul))
  a. Elizabeth Hamilton (bur 03.07.1693)
m. (1652/5) Robert Home of Whitelaw (Captain)
  The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' ('Mountainhall', p597+) which reports that the following James "may have been a natural son of William Hamilton, last of Samuelston."
  b. James Hamilton of Mountainhall (d before 21.09.1681)
  m. (1661) Marionne (Marioun) Foulis (dau of George Foulis of Ravenston (Ravelston))
  (1) Patrick Hamilton (b 1662, d 08.01.1664)
  (2) Margaret Hamilton (b 1664, a 1712?)
  m. (06.03.1694?) Sir James Baird of Saughtonhall
  (3) Jean Hamilton (b 1666, a 1712)
  m. (mcrt 17.02.1682) Sir William Henderson of Fordell
  (4) Elizabeth Hamilton (b 1670)
  m. (24.12.1699) Philip Anstruther (son of Sir Philip of that ilk)
  ii. Mary Hamilton (b 1602, a 12.1652)
  m. Thomas Chishall
  iii.+ other issue - John (a 168), Robert (a 1618), Jean (a 1632)
  D. John Hamilton of Haddington (2nd of the name)
m. Anna Forbes (widow of Sir John Seton of Barnes)
  i. James Hamilton (a 1647)
  ii. Robert Hamilton d before 22.04.1665, Major?)
  m. Maron Adinstoune
  a. John Hamilton (a 1685, WS)
  m. (mcrt 17.10.1677) Rachel Sandilands (dau of Robert Sandilands of Edinburgh)
  (1) James Hamilton (bpt 28.09.1679)
  b. daughter
c. Elizabeth Hamilton
  m. (1669) Robert Hamilton in Colquott
  E. Agnes Hamilton (a 1612)
  m. (mcrt 24.10.1577) George Lyle of Stanipeth (a 1612)
  F. Isobel Hamilton
  m(1). (11.1577, div 09.12.1588) John Whytelaw in Haddington
  m2/p. Nicol Aytoun
  m2. (mcrt 30.04.1567) Jonet Seton (dau of Gilbert Seton, younger of Parbroath)
  G. Archibald Hamilton of Bairfurd, later of Dromeragh (co. Fermanagh)
m. Margaret Carketell (dau/heir of George Carketell of Easter Monkrig)
  i. Archibald Hamilton (a 1603)
  H.+ other issue (a 1612) - Alexander, William (Captain), Helen
2. John Hamilton (d 09.1596, rector of Dunbar)
  m. Christian Crawfurd (a 07.1602)
  A. John or Gavin Hamilton (a 07.1602)
3. Margaret Hamilton
  m1. James Johnstone, younger of Johnstone (dvp c1551)
  m2. (mcrt 08.05.1552) David Douglas, 7th Earl of Angus (b 1525, d 06.1557)
  m3. Sir Patrick Whitelaw of that ilk (d by 1571)
partner(s) unknown
4.+ other issue - Gavin, Alexander

 

 

John Hamilton, Bishop of Dunkeld, Archibishop of St Andrews (b 1511, d 07.04.1571)
p. Grisel Sempill (d 10.1575, dau of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord, widow of James Hamilton of Stanehouse)
There is some confusion on John's family. Anderson identifies his children as William, David & Jane then shows William as father (by Elizabeth Drummond) of John, William of Lockmuch & the wife of George Haliburton (minister of Perth) then John as m1. Jean Fairney m2. Barbara Elphinsone then John as father of Bishop Peter. 'HJHeraldry' shows John as father of William, John, James & David then John as father of William father (by Elizabeth Drummond) of John & William of Lochmuck then John (m1. Jean Fairney, m2. Barbara Elphingstone) father of Bishop Peter. We follow 'HamiltonHistory'.
1. William Hamilton of Drumry & Torry (dsp before 10.1568)
2. John Hamilton of Drumry, 1st of Blair (d 03.1630)
  m1. (mcrt 07.05.1575) Agnes Menteith (d 08.1587, dau of John Menteith of Kers)
  A. John Hamilton (dvp 31.01.1616)
  m. (mcrt 18.06.1603) Jean Fernie (dau of William Fernie of that ilk, m2. Malcolm Drummond, son of Malcolm of Bordland))
  i. John Hamilton of Blair
  m. (before 29.11.1630) Barbara Elphinstone (dau of John Elphinstone, 1st Lord Balmerino)
  a. John (probably not Peter) Hamilton, Bishop of Dunkeld (dsp before 05.08.1691, previously minister of Cramond then Leith)
m1. (mcrt 04.02.1664) Magdalen Haliburton (dau of Alexander Haliburton of Inverleith & Edinburgh)
  m2. Elizabeth Urrie (d 1694, dau of Sir John Urrie)
  ii.+ other issue - William, James, Margaret
  B. William Hamilton of Wedderhill & Lochmuck (co. Tyrone) (b c1577, d 1668, Major)
  The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' ('Loghmuck, Co. Tyrone', p998+).
  m. (mcrt 1613) Margaret Boyle (dau of John Boyle of Kelburn)
  i. John Hamilton of Loghmuck (Logh Muck) & Termagan (b 1623, a 1658)
  m. (1644) Christian
  a.+ issue - William (d unm), James (d unm), John of Londonderry (d unm, apothecary), Alexander (a 1709, Lt. Colonel)
  ii. Isabel Hamilton
  m. (1630) William Hamilton of Ballyfatton
  C. Margaret Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 1598) Alexander Drummond (son/heir of Alexander of Midhope)
  D. Marjory Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 06.12.1601) Sir John Drummond of Bordland)
  E.+ other issue - James (a 1630), Anna
  m2. Elizabeth Drummond (widow of William Grahame of Panholes)
  G. Geillis Hamilton
m. John Grahame (minister of Aberrthuven)
  H. Jean Hamilton
  m. Thomas Grahame (son of James of Drumlean)
3. James Hamilton
  TSP reports that Archbishop John is "said to have had a third son by (Grisel), James". 'HJHeraldry' (Hamilton, 'Coats', p34) starts with James, "said to be third son of John, Archbishop of St. Andrews". BP1895 ('Hamilton' (Bart of London)) reports that the Archbishop had 5 sons and then moves on to James of Coats (a 1528), father of Paul of Coats who was succeeded by his nephew, Andrew. However, 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Coats', p264) starts with Paul (uncle of Andrew) who is identified as "The first that has been met with of this family" whilst 'HamiltonHistory' (p153) reports that "It is suggested in one reference that the Archbishop had another son James. ... James is probably however a misreading for David." We now show James elsewhere, as younger brother rather than son of Archbishop John.
4. Margaret (probably not Jean) Hamilton (a 1614)
  m. (1593) Robert Bruce of Blairhall
5. Helen Hamilton
  m. John Walker of Edinburgh (goldsmith)
6.+ other issue - David of Jackston (a 1580), Jeillis (a 1578), Agnes

Main source(s) (see here):
(1) For upper section : 'HamiltonHistory' ('Samuelston', p762+), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Samuelston', p371+) & 'HJHeraldry' (Hamilton, 'Samuelston', p35+)
(2) For lower section (original version uploaded 11.02.15 as part of the upper section of Hamilton26) : 'HamiltonHistory' ('Blair', p150+), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Blair', p235+), 'HJHeraldry' (Hamilton, 'Blair', p34)
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