'Kennedy03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Kennedy of Bargany, Kennedy of Bennane, Kennedy of Kirkhill [This family is still being researched.]
[This page was initially launched as 'KennedyXX'. Its name was changed to 'Kennedy03' on 03.12.03.]

Thomas Kennedy of Ardstynchar, 1st of Bargany (a 1455)
1. Gilbert Kennedy, 2nd of Bargany
  A. Thomas Kennedy
  m. Katharine Kennedy (dau of John Kennedy, 2nd Lord)
BLG1850 (Kennedy of Bennane and Finnarts) reports that Alexander of Bargany, father of the below-mentioned Thomas of Bargany, married Katharine, sister of David, Earl of Cassillis (ie. dau of 2nd Lord, aunt of the 2nd Earl). However, TSP (Cassillis) and BP1934 (Ailsa) show her as marrying Thomas Kennedy, eldest son of Gilbert of Bargany. The specificness of that phrasing indicates that those records should be preferred over BLG1850 whilst the dates suggest (but are not certain) that the generations may have been as shown here. Indeed, it appears that the Alexander who later succeeded to Bargany could have been either a son or a grandson of a younger brother of this Thomas. However, we follow the suggestions of a site visitor, HVk (20.11.03), in showing Thomas and Katharine as parents of ...
  i. Alexander Kennedy of Bargany
  m. Marion Dunbar (dau of Sir John Dunbar of Mochrum)
  a. Thomas Kennedy of Bargany
  m1. Margaret Campbell (dau of Sir Hugh Campbell of Loudoun, Sheriff of Ayr) marriage confirmed in TSP (Argyll)
  (1) Thomas Kennedy of Bargany
BLG1850 ends this line with this Thomas married to Agnes Montgomery with a son Gilbert (dsp). TSP (Eglinton) confirms Thomas's marriage to Agnes (when he was "younger of Bargany") and TSP (Ochiltree) shows the marriage of a Thomas of Bargany, presumed to this Thomas's second marriage, to Isabel Stewart. The descendants have been pulled together from cross-references elsewhere. NB. This family is still being researched.
  m1. (12.01.1555) Agnes Montgomery (dau of Hugh Montgomery, 2nd Earl of Eglinton)
(A) Gilbert Kennedy (dsp)
  m. (mcrt 06.01.1596) Jean or Anna Stewart (dau of Andrew Stewart, Master of Ochiltree)
  m2. Isabel Stewart (dau of Andrew Stewart, 2nd Lord Ochiltree)
  Presumed to be children of Thomas but, if so, not known by which wife were ...
  (B) Alexander Kennedy of Bargany
  m. (1588) Mary Gordon (dau of Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar and Kenmure)
  Presumed parents of ...
(i) Thomas Kennedy of Bargany
  m. (by 1620) Margaret Stewart (dau of Josias Stewart of Bonnyton)
  (B) Isobel Kennedy
  m. (mcrt 09.02.1593-4) Alan, Master of Cathcart (b 1562, dvp before 23.07.1603)
  (C) Janet Kennedy
  m1. Thomas Boyd of Penkill (d 1596)
  m2. Thomas Hay of Park (d 1633)
  (D) Ellen Kennedy
  m. (mcrt 08.05.1590) Sir John Graham of Knockdolian (d c1602)
  (2) Hugh (Hew) Kennedy of Bennane
  m. (1560) Katherine Kennedy (dau of David Kennedy of Bennane)
  (A) Hew Kennedy of Bennane
  m. Janet Ross (dau of Mathew Ross)
  (i) Hew Kennedy of Bennane
  m. Margaret Cathcart (dau of James Cathcart of Genoch)
  (a) Hew Kennedy of Bennane
  m. Isabel Wardlaw (of Pitrevie family)
  ((1)) Hew Kennedy of Bennane
  m. Anna Caldwell (dau of Rev. William Caldwell)
  ((A)) Hew Kennedy (d young)
  ((B)) Hamilton Kennedy of Bennane
  m. Margaret Fergusson (dau of Rev. Thomas Fergusson of Castle Hill family)
  ((i)) Hew Kennedy of Bennane
  m. Agnes Fergussone (dau of David Fergussone of Finnarts, cousin)
  ((a)) David Kennedy of Bennane (d 1806)
  m. Mary Forsyth (cousin, dau of John Forsyth of Belliston)
(((1))) Hew Fergussone Kennedy of Bennane and Finnarts (b 26.11.1801, d 1870) had issue
  m. (10.09.1857) Marianne Bell (dau of John Bell of Enterkine)
  (((2))) Agnes Kennedy (d 09.1807)
  (3) Isabel Kennedy probably of this generation
  m. (1563) James Dalrymple of Stair (d 03.08.1586)
  m2. ?? Kennedy (dau of Gilbert Kennedy, 2nd Earl of Cassillis)
  This marriage is shown by TSP (Cassillis) & BP1934 (Ailsa) but not by BLG1850 (Kennedy of Bennane).
  b. Gilbert Kennedy of Bargany
  (1) Thomas Kennedy of Bargany
  (2) David Kennedy of Polgannoch
(A) David Kennedy of Kirkhill (d 09.1630)
  (i) Anthony Kennedy of Kirkhill
  (a) Gilbert Kennedy in Ayr
  (b) Sir Thomas Kennedy (d 1679, Colonel)
  m. (mcrt 20.02.1656) Margaret Neilson (of Craig Caffie)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Kennedy of Kirkhill, Dunure and Dalquharran, Provost of Edinburgh (d 1715)
  m. Agnes Haldane (dau of George Haldane)
  ((A)) Sir Thomas Kennedy (b 1673, d 19.04.1754, Lord Advocate)
  m. Grizel Wallace (d 1759, dau of Sir Thomas Wallace of Craigie)
((B)) Francis Kennedy (b 1690, d 1765)
  m. Isabella Edmonstone
  ((i)) Thomas Kennedy had issue
  m. Jean Adam (of Blair Adam)
  ((C)) Agnes Kennedy (b 1684, d 1760)
  m. (1708) Andrew Agnew of Lochryan (Colonel)
  ((D))+ other issue - Cornelius (b 1674, d 10.1739, Colonel), David (b 1677, d after 04.08.1723), Magnus (b 1680, d 1732), William (b 1682, d unm 09.05.1743, Lt. Colonel), James (b 1685, d unm 1761, Lt. Gen)
  c. Margaret Kennedy --
  m1. Sir William Wallace of Craigie (b c1507, d 1538)
  m2. (c1540) Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl of Cassillis (b 1515, d c28.11.1558) --
  d. Janet Kennedy
  m. Sir John Mure of Caldwell (d 10.09.1550)
  B. Jean Kennedy
  m. Archibald Craufurd, 10th of Craufurdland

Main source(s):
(1) For Kennedy of Bennane: BLG1846&1850 (Kennedy of Bennane and Finnarts) with input from Hugh NanKivell
(2) For Kennedy of Kirkhill: the Vans Family Archive at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vfarch/ with input from Hugh NanKivell:
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