'Murray08'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Murray of Deuchars, Murray of Falahill, Murray of Melgund, Murray of Philiphaugh, Murray of Skirling

Patrick Murray of Falahill (d 1580)
m1. Margaret Fleming (possibly dau of John Fleming, 2nd Lord)
1. James Murray, younger of Falahill (dvp before 07.1573/7)
  m. (1560) Margaret Stewart (dau of William Stewart, 2nd of Traquhair)
A. Patrick Murray of Falahill (d 1601)
  m1. (mcrt 09.04.1580) Agnes Murray (dau of Sir Andrew Murray of Blackbarony)
  i. Sir John Murray of Philiphaugh (d 1640)
m1. Janet Scott (dau of Sir William Scott of Ardross)
  a. Sir James Murray (dvp 1648)
  m. Anne Craig (dau of Sir Lewis Craig of Riccartoun)
  (1) Sir John Murray of Philiphaugh (d 1676)
  m1. Anne Douglas (dau of Sir Archibald Douglas of Cavers)
  (A) Sir James Murray of Philiphaugh (b 1655, d 1708, Senator)
  m1. Anne Hepburn (dau of Hepburn of Blackcastle)
  m2. Margaret Don (dau of Sir Alexander Don of Newton)
  (i) John Murray of Philiphaugh, Sheriff of Selkirk (d 1753)
m. (31.12.1711) Eleanora Hamilton (d 27.12.1783, dau of Basil Hamilton of Baldoon)
  (a) John Murray of Philiphaugh (d 1800, 2nd son)
  m. _ Thomson
  ((1)) John Murray of Philiphaugh (d unm 1830)
  ((2)) Charles Murray (d unm)
  ((3)) James Murray of Philiphaugh (b 1769, d 15.07.1854) had issue
  m. (1809) Mary Dale Hughes (d 1840, dau of Henry Hughes of Worcester)
((4)) Janet Murray
  m. _ Dennis of Jamaica
  ((5)) Eleanor Murray
  m. Sir James Nasmyth, Bart of Posso
  ((6)) Mary Murray
  m. John Macqueen of Jamaica
  ((7)) Margaret Murray
  m. Capt. Baugh
  (b) Charles Murray (4th son)
  m. Eliza Scott (sister of Robert Scott of Danesfield)
((1)) Charles Scott-Murray of Danesfield (d 24.04.1837) had issue
  m. (17.05.1815) Augusta Eliza Nixon (dau of John Nixon)
  (c) Mary Murray
  m. (1750) Sir Alexander Don, Bart of Newton
  (d)+ other issue - Basil (d unm), Charles, Margaret
  (ii) Anne Murray 2nd daughter
  m. _ Pringle of Haining
  (iii)+ 2 sons and 4 daughters
(B) Anne Murray
  m1. (1682) Alexander Pringle of Whitebank (b 1626, dsp 25.04.1695)
  m2. Robert Rutherford of Bowland
  (C)+ other issue - John of Bowhill (Senator), William (Colonel), Janet, Rachel, Elizabeth, 3 sons
  m2. Margaret Scott (dau of Sir John Scott of Scotstarvit)
  (K) Jean Murray (d young)
  (2) James Murray (d c1703, Colonel, Governor of Edinburgh Castle)
  m. (17.03.1664) Elizabeth Murray (dau of Patrick Murray, Commendator of Inchaffray)
  (A)+ isseu - John of Pilmuir (Colonel), Anna
(3) Janet Murray
  m. James Scott, 1st of Galashiels
  (4) Elizabeth Murray
  m. Cranston of Glen
  (5) Margaret Murray
  m1. Dr. _ Burnet
  m2. Col. _ Douglas
  (6) Isabel Murray
  m. James Naesmith of Posso
  b.+ other issue - Gideon, 3 daughters
m2. Isabel Pringle (dau of Sir James Pringle of Galashiels)
  f. Helen Murray
  m. _ Scott of Broadmeadows
  g. Elizabeth Murray
  m. _ Knox
  h.+ other issue - John of Ashiesteel, William (dsp), David (dsp), Isabel
  ii. Patrick Murray of Winterhopehead
iii. James Murray (of Skirling) in Edinburgh
  m. Bethia Maule
  This information comes from BLG1886. However this contradicts the information given below which was provided by TCB. We hope to research this further in due course.
  a. Sir James Murray of Skirling
  b. Sir Robert Murray, Bart of Priestfield and Melgund
  c. Patrick Murray of Deuchar
  iv. Isabella Murray
  Barbara was identified in BLG1888 (Rutherford of Fairnington) as daughter of the Bishop of Caithness by a daughter of Murray of Philiphaugh. A contributor (DMcA, 22.01.05) kindly provided more details that identified her as Isabella of this generation.
  m. (mcrt 21.08.1606) John Abernethy, Bishop of Caithness (d 1639)
  a. Barbara Abernethy (d 1697)
  m. (1643) JohnRutherford 'of that ilk' of Edgerston (d by 1686)
  v.+ 3 daughters
  m2. Marian Bellendon (dsp 19.01.1604, dau of Sir Lewis Bellendon)
2. Katherine Murray (d 16.12.1605) probably of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. John (James) Somerville, 3rd of Cambusnethan (b 1520, d 02.1594)
m2. _ Borthwick
m3. Elizabeth (dau of Andrew Scloter, widow of Mr. Ormiston)
Presumed to have been by Patrick's third wife since he was born shortly before Patrick died was, according to TCB, the following James. Note that this contradicts some of the information given above which was provided by BLG1886.
3. James Murray of Deuchars (b c1580, d 1649)
A. Sir James Murray of Deuchars and Skirling (d 1678)
  i. James Murray of Skirling
  a. Alexander Murray of Skirling (a 1681)
  ii. John Murray (dsp 1677)
  iii. Patrick Murray (a 1677 in Edinburgh)
  B. Sir Robert Murray, Provost of Edinburgh (d 1672)
  i. Alexander Murray of Melgund and Priestfield (d 1682)
  m. Janet Rochead (dau of Sir James Rochead of Inverleith)
  a. Alexander Murray, 1st Bart of Melgund (b 02.08.1682, d 1713)
  m. (before 1707) Grizel Kynynmound (b c1689, d 03.02.1758, dau of Patrick Kynynmound of Kynynmound)
  (1) Alexander Murray, 2nd Bart of Melgund (b c1708, dsp bur 11.03.1736)
  m. (10.1735) Jean Graham (dau of John Graham of Balgowan)
  ii. Robert Murray, Governor of Tournay (d 1718, Lt. General)
  m. Marguerite Theresa Booninck
  a. Joseph Murray, 3rd Bart of Melgund, Count Murray de Melgund (b 06.08.1718, d 08.06.1802, Captain General)
m1. Christine de Maringle of Luxembourg (d 1753)
  m2. (23.01.1765) Marie Anne Francois Colette (b c1736, d 24.02.1797, dau of Charles Francis Joseph, Comte de Lichtervelde)
  (1) Albert Murray, 4th Bart of Melgund, Count Murray de Melgund (b 26.08.1774, d 06.02.1848)
  m. (06.09.1815) Countess Almeria Frances Ursula Esterhart von Galantha (b 24.09.1789, d 25.01.1848)
  (A)+ 4 daughters
  C. Sir Patrick Murray of Deuchars (d 1679)
  i. James Murray of Deuchars (d 1706)
  a. Patrick Murray of Deuchars (a 1711)
  ii. Patrick Murray
  iii. Bethia or Anne Murray (bur 28.10.1694) probably of this generation
  m. (26.10.1678) Sir Archibald Hamilton of Rosehall, 1st Bart (d 11.1709)

Main source(s): 'Heraldry of the Murrays' by G. Harvey Johnston, BLG1886 (Murray of Philiphaugh), TCB
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