'Montgomery14'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Montgomerie of Barrodger, Montgomerie of Bogston, Montgomerie of Broadlie (Braidlie), Montgomerie of Craighouse

Paterson reports that "The descent of this family is from that of Giffen or Broadstone, but no written evidence has been preserved to prove the connection."
Matthew Montgomerie of Broadstone (a 11.1622)
1. Robert Montgomerie of Bogston
  A. Robert Montgomerie of Bogston (a 1663)
m1. Ann Harvie (dau of John Harvie of Broadlie)
  i. Matthew Montgomerie of Bogston
  m. (1682) Janet Muir (dau of William Muir of Bruntwood)
  a. Robert Montgomerie of Bogston (a 1714)
  m. (1706) Elizabeth Muir (dau of William Muir of Bruntwood, cousin)
  (1) Margaret Montgomerie (b 17.08.1717)
  m. (17.02.1737) John Wilson of Kilmarnock (Bailie) @1@ below
  (2) Elizabeth Montgomerie
  m. John Drummond (General Supervisor of Exvise)
  (3) Susannah Montgomerie
  m. Robert Montgomerie of Craighouse @2@ below
  (4)+ 15 others (d young)
  b. Margaret Montgomerie
  m. John Shedden of Marshyland
  ii. John Montgomerie of Broadlie (d before 1710)
  The following comes from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p422+).
  m. (1687) Margaret Gilmour of Netherkirk
  a. Robert Montgomerie of Broadlie (d unm 1725)
  b. John Montgomerie of Broadlie (Master of the grammar school in Inverary)
  m. (1726) Marion Gilmour (dau of _ Gilmour of Grange)
  (1) Robert Montgomerie of Broadlie (b 1730, d 03.1822)
  m. (1750) Elizabeth Stevenson (dau of Hugh Stevenson in Saltcoats)
  (A) Hugh Montgomerie of Braidlie (Boadlie) (b 08.02.1753, d 1819, 2nd son)
  m. Elizabeth Barclay (b 1751-2, d 11.09.1846, dau of James Barclay of Easterhills)
  (i) James Montgomerie of Braidlie (Boadlie) & Penzance (physician) had issue
  m. (11.09.1828) Amelia Dillon (dau of Rev. Robert Dillon of Gulval)
  (ii)+ other issue (d unm) - Robert (d in Jamaica), Elizabeth (b 1791-2, d 22.09.1819)
  (B) Margaret Montgomerie (b 06.02.1751, d 13.12.1833)
  m. Robert Patrick of Ward
  (C) Elizabeth Montgomerie (b 13.05.1761)
  m. (c1780) John Montgomerie in Dalry
  (D)+ other issue - Robert (b 1752, d young), John (b 03.04.1756, d 1777), James (b 10.04.1758, d 1777), Robina (b 18.09.1763, d unm 09.1828)
  (2) Margaret Montgomerie (b 1727)
  m. Adam McFadzean
  c. Matthew Montgomerie in Doncaster
  m2. Janet Montgomerie in Giffen
  iii. Robert Montgomerie of Craighouse
  m. Margaret Peebles
  a. Robert Montgomerie of Craighouse
  m. Anne Hammill of Roughwood
  (1) Robert Montgomerie of Craighouse & Beith (surgeon)
  m1. Susannah Montgomerie of Bogston @2@ above
  (A) Robert Montgomerie of Craighouse (d unm, surgeon)
  m2. Elizabeth Gentleman
  (B) Jean Montgomerie of Craighouse
m. Robert Montgomerie of Irvine (banker, son of Patrick of Irvine by sister of Robert Tod of Knockindale & Down)
  (2) Elizabeth Montgomerie
  m. John Wotherspoon (minister at Beith, later President of Princetown College, New Jersey)
  Paterson (p462+) corrects what was shown on p290 for the following BUT see just below.
  b. John Montgomerie of Barrodger 
  Paterson (vol 1, p463) reports that John m. Elizabeth, dau of Robert Cameron of Beith & sister of Rev. John, and was mother of Rebecca. However, Paterson (vol 2, p145) reports that John had the following family. He may, of coirse, have married twice.
  m. Elizabeth Hunter (dau of Robert Hunter of Kirkland, sister of Rebecca who m. Rev Robert Kirkland)
  (1) Rebecca Montgomerie of Barrodger (b 1726, dsp 1814)
  m. William Wilson of Kilmarnock
  (2)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Gavin (d 1760 in Antigua, surgeon), Robert (b 1728, Captain), Margaret
  c. Gavin Montgomerie of Barrodger (dsp)
  iv. Daniel Montgomerie of Bar & Auchintiber
  m. Anne Bannatyne (dau of James Bannatyne of Kelly)
  v. Hugh Montgomerie in Dunlop had issue
  vi. Margaret Montgomerie
  m. (1666) John Dunsmure (son/heir of Gavin of Brownhills)
  vii. daughter
  m. _ Wilson of Bowfield
  m3. (1684) Margaret Campbell (relict of John Thomson in Sorn)
  m4. (1706) Mary Sempill (relict of William Caldwell of Kilmarnock)



John Wilson of Kilmarnock (Bailie)
m1. Margaret Montgomerie (dau of Robert Montgomerie of Bogston) @1@ above
1. Robert Wilson in Virginia, later Montgomerie of Bogston (b c1737, d 26.12.1832)
2. Elizabeth Wilson (b 16.10.1742, d unm 1822)
3. Mary Wilson
  m. Robert Borland of Kilmarnock (doctor)
  A. Robert Montgomerie Borland
  i. Robert Borland, later Montgomerie of Bogston had issue (at least 1 dau)
  m. Charlotte Roch of Youghall
  B. Euphemia Borland (d young)
m2. (1752) Janet Simson (dau of William Simson of Willowyard by Barbara, dau of Provost Barclay of Warrix)
4. Barbara Wilson
  m. (18.06.1787) John Shedden of Morrishill
5.+ other issue - William of Calcutta then Crummock & Willowyard (d 30.07.1836), Janet (d unm 29.08.1834)

Main source(s): 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p289+)
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