'Hamilton45'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton of Brouncastle, Hamilton of Garyn, Hamilton in (Halls of) Glengavill

James Hamilton of Garraine (Kirkland of Cambusnethan) (d 09.10.1538)
1. Robert Hamilton of Garyn (d before 22.02.1605)
  m. Agnes Hamilton (d 06.1597, dau of John Hamilton of Kirklie & Haggs)
  A. James Hamilton of Garyn (d 08.1610)
  m. Elizabeth Hay (a 08.1610)
  i. Claud Hamilton of Garyn & Glasgow (d 13.11.1643)
m. Lilias Craufurd (a 10.1642, dau/coheir of Andrew Craufurd)
  a. Claud Hamilton of Garyn (bur 27.08.1687, Captain)
  m1. Margaret Whitehead (bur 22.03.1667)
  (1) George Hamilton (a 1665, dsp?)
  (2) Jean Hamilton (d by 06.1739) assumed of this marriage
  m2. (mcrt 24.09.1667) Elizabeth Douglas
  b. James Hamilton in Dalserf (d 1661)
  m. Anna Hamilton (dau of William Hamilton of Dalserf, m2. Hugh Campbell)
  c. John Hamilton in Edinburgh (a 1667)
  d. Helen Hamilton (a 08.1642)
  m. William Muirhead of Kirkhill (d before 10.08.1642)
  e. Elizabeth Hamilton (a 1636)
  m. (13.01.1659) Robert Hamilton ("probably of Bogtoun")
  f. Isobel Hamilton (a 1637)
  m. (mcrt 30.09.1656) Andrew Hamilton of Newton/Overton of Strathaven
ii. John Hamilton
  B. Janet Hamilton
  m. Alexander Somervell in Overtoun
C. Margaret Hamilton
  m. John Barrie in Evan-mylne
2. John Hamilton of Kincadzowlaw & Twedyside (Tweedyside) (d 04.1576)
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (a 04.1576, sister of James Hamilton of Haggs)
  A. James Hamilton of Kincadzowlaw
  m. Margaret Hamilton
  B. Robert Hamilton (b c1564, d 03.03.1628, vicar of Cathcart)
  m. Isobel Hamilton (d before 29.05.1620, dau of James Hamilton of Torrence)
  i. John Hamilton of Brigend (a 1629)
  ii. Janet Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 01.11.1630) Gavin Hamilton (son of James of Middle Scheills)
  iii. Katherine Hamilton
  m. Gawin Forsyth (a 1620/1, minister of Cathcart)
  iv. Anna Hamilton
  m. David Anderson of Byres of Partick
3.+ other issue - James (d by 1572?), Thomas of Garien (a 1553), Andrew, Sibilla, Johanna



It appears that there were several Hamiltons in/around Glengavill who may or may not have been connected. One family was ...
Matthew Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill (d 28.06.1603)
m1. Marion Baillie (d 05.1579)
1. Archibald Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill (d 29.06.1612)
  m1. Elizabeth Hamilton (d 02.1598/9, dau of Robert Hamilton of Newhouse)
  A. James Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill (d before 17.07.1624)
m. Alisoun Hamilton
  i.+ issue - Matthew, John
  One of these may have been father (or uncle) of ...
  a. Edgar Hamilton (a 1664)
  B. Matthew Hamilton in Newtoune (d 06.0625, 3rd son)
  m. _ Nisbet ??
  i. issue - James (a 1626), Matthew
  C. Katherine Hamilton
  m. Archibald Hamilton @@ below
  D.+ other issue - John of Edinburgh (a 1626), Gavin
  m2. Isobel MacMath
  F. Andrew Hamilton
2. Bessie Hamilton
  m. John Weir in Southfield
3.+ other issue - John (dsp 12.01.1589/90), Jane/Janet (d before 30.08.1624)
m2. Katherine Weir (a 06.1603)
5.+ other issue - Matthew, William (a 1600), Bessie (a 1589/90), Margaret
  Probably connected to the above in some unknown way was the father of the undermentioned brothers, John & Archibald. It is mere speculation that it was one of these younger sons who was father of ...
  A. John Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill (and Brouncastle) (d 03.1608/9)
  m1. Jane Cunynghame (d 04.04.1594, dau of (David) Cunynghame of Robertland by Grissell, dau of (Sir) James Hamilton of Stonehouse (sb Raploch?))
  i. Mary Hamilton (d before 13.12.1664)
  m. John Reid in Kittochsyde, Kilbryde
  ii.+ other issue - John (dsp after 1609), James (dsp), Agnes, Grissell, Jane
  m2. Grissell Cunynghame (a 1609)
  vii. Alexander Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill (a 1683)
  m1. (by 1649) Helen Crawfurd (a 1663)
  a. John Hamilton (a 1664)
  m. Grissell Mortoun
  b. David Hamilton (a 07.1652)
  m2. Katherine Meikle (d 09.1681)
  viii. Matthew Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill (d before 25.09.1672, youngest son)
  m1. Janet Fleming
  m2. (mcrt 16.07.1642) Agnes Reid (dau of Andrew Reid in Auchincloich)
  a. Gavin Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill
  (1) Mathew Hamilton (d before 11.07.1726)
  (2) George Hamilton of Brouncastle (d before 03.08.1711)
  (A) Elizabeth Hamilton (d before 11.07.1733)
  m. (mcrt 16.01.1711) Andrew Cochrane (schoolmaster in Strathaven)
  (i) James Cochrane, later Hamilton (d 11.1740)
  (ii) George Cochrane, later Hamilton of Browncastle
  (B) Isabel or Helen Hamilton
  m. John Alstoun of Overhall in Evandale
  (C) Helen or Isabel Hamilton
m. _ Lawson of Rylandside
  b.+ other issue - Thomas (a 1673), Anna, Agnes
  ix. Barbara Hamilton
  m1. (by 1624) James Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill ??
  m2. (1627) John Aird
  x.+ other issue - William, Jean, Alison
  B. Archibald Hamilton in Hawes of Glengivie, later of Priorhill
  m. Katherine Hamilton (probably dau of Archibald Hamilton in Halls of Glengavill) @@ above
  i. John Hamilton in Glengavill then Carstairs & Edinburgh (d 01.1655)
  m1. (20.10.1625) Isobel Lindsay (d 01.04.1634, dau of Rev. John Lindsay of Carstairs)
  a. James Hamilton of Edinburgh (a 06.1655)
  (1) John Hamilton of Edinburgh (a 02.1662)
  b.+ 4 others
  m2. (08.06.1643) Helen Symson (d before 01.1655, dau of William Symson of Edinburgh)
  a. William Hamilton (d c1656)
  a. Helen Hamilton
  m. (before 12.02.1662) James Bell (Captain)
  ii. James Hamilton in Brouncastle (d before 23.02.1683) had issue?
  m. (mcrt 25.11.1656) Jean Young in Brouncastle (d 02.1676)
  iii. Alexander Hamilton (a 11.1618)
  iv. David Hamilton in Edinburgh & Brouncastle (a 1689)
  m. (28.04.1664) Margaret Leishman
  a.+ issue including Christian (bur 1689), at least 6 others (but 1665-1673)
  v. Elizabeth Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 16.11.1627) David Hamilton (son of Robert of Brouncastle)

Main source(s) (see here):
(1) For upper section : 'HamiltonHistory' ('Garyn (Parish of Cambusnethan)', p363+)
(2) For lower section : 'HamiltonHistory' ('Glengavill (Parish of Strathaven)', p389+)
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