'Murray19'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Murray in/of Clairden, Murray of Pennyland, Murray of Thurso

William Ronaldson (Ranaldson) or Murray of Pennyland, Caithness (a 1560)
m. Isobel Dundas wife of William, presumed mother of ...
1. Walter Murray of Pennyland (a 1590)
  A. John Murray of Pennyland (a 1609)
  i. William Murray of Pennyland
  ii. John Murray of Pennyland (a 1630, 1674)
m. Margaret Murchison wife of William in 1674, presumed mother of ...
  a. James Murray of Pennyland (d by 1697)
  m1. Elizabeth Wemyss (dau of Captain John Wemyss by Janet Murray)
  (1) James Murray
  (2) Elizabeth Murray
  m. (mcrt 1684) William Campbell (Sheriff-Clerk of Caithness)
  (3) Janet Murray
  m. Patrick Sinclair of Southdun
  (4) Margaret Murray
  m. Evander McIvor of Lochmiln
m2. Elizabeth Wilson (a 1697)
  (5) Katharine Murray
  m. (1690, sp) James Murray of Clairden @@ below
  b. Richard Murray of Scotscalder & Lieurary
  m1. Jean Cunningham (a 1663)
  (1) John Murray
  (2) Mary Murray possibly of this generation, of this marriage
  m. James Oswald (b 1654, minister of Watten)
m2. Jean Smith (dau of ?? Smith of Braco)
  (3) Patrick Murray of Pennyland (d by 1729)
  m. _ Cunningham (dau of James Cunningham of Geise)
  (A) James Murray of Pennyland (dsp by 1731)
m. Helen Miller (dau of William Miller of Mugdrum)
  (B) Richard Murray of Pennyland
  m. Jean Budge (sister of William Budge of Toftingall)
  (i) Patrick Murray of Pennyland (dsp)
  (ii) Janet Murray (later Budge-Murray?) of Pennyland & Toftingall
m. (19.08.1761) Stuart Threipland of Fingask
  (iii) Barbara Murray
  m. Hugh McKay of Strathy
  (C) (Jean) Murray
  m. James Fall in/of Dunbar
  (i) Janet Fall (d 17.02.1802)
  m. (04.10.1750) Sir John Anstruther, 2nd Bart of Anstruther (b 1718, d 1799)
(D) Barbara Murray probably of this generation
  m. John Sinclair of Assery (d by 1765)
  (E)+ other issue - David, Alexander, Peter, William, Adam
  (4) Richard Murray in Leith (4th son)
  (A)+ issue - James, Jean, Anne
  (5) Margaret Murray (d 17.05.1747) shown by Oswald source as daughter of Jean Smith
  m. Rev. George (probably not James) Oswald (b 1664, d 1725)
  (6) Elizabeth Murray
  m. John Sinclair of Forss
  (7)+ other issue - James, David in Clairden
  c. David Murray of Clairden (d 1686)
m. Janet Cunningham (dau of John Cunningham of Brownhill &Geise)
  (1) James Murray of Clairden (2nd son)
  m1. (1690, sp) Katharine Murray (dau of James Murray of Pennyland) @@ above
m2. Anne Cunningham
  (A) Barbara Murray
  m. James Murray of Thurso ("one of the Pennyland family")
  m3. Margaret Sinclair (dau of George Sinclair of Barrock)
  (B) George Murray of Clairden (d 1752)
  m. Jean Sinclair (a 1752, dau of John Sinclair of Barrock, cousin)
  (i) Barbara Murray (dsp)
m. William Brodie (sheriff-substitute of Caithness, son of Rev. James of Canisbay)
  (ii) Anne Murray
  m. Thomas Stedman or Steedsman
  (iii)+ other issue - James, Alexander ("Tarras", d unm, surgeon), Margaret (d unm), Elizabeth, Jean
  (C) David Murray of Castlehill & Garth
  m. Margaret Innes (dau of Harry Innes of Borlum)
  (i) Barbara Murray
  m. _ Liddell (Dr.)
  (a) Andrew Liddell
(b) Margaret Liddell
  m. George Innes (Major, brother of James of Thrumster)
  (c) Elizabeth Liddell (dsp)
  m. _ Zulche (Colonel)m
  (ii)+ other issue - Alexander in North Calder, John (d unm), James (Captain)
  (D) Jean Murray
m. George Traill of Hobbister (minister of Dunnet)
  (E) Anne Murray
  m. James Brodie (minister of Latheron)
  (F) Elizabeth Murray
  m. (15.01.1728) James Oswald (b c1703, d 1793, minister of Dunnet)
  (G) Janet Murray (dsp)
m. _ Morton (professor at St. Andrews)
  (H) Margaret Murray
  m1. David Sinclair of Southdun
  m2. John Gibson (Sheriff-substitute)
  (2) Elizabeth Murray
  m1. William Innes of Isauld
  m2. George Sinclair of Barrock
(3) Janet Murray
  m. William Innes (WS)
  (4)+ other issue - John (a 1675, dvp), Patrick
d. Katharine Murray
  m1. (1670) George Gray (minister of Loth)
  m2. (1674) William Cumming (minster of Halkirk)
  (1) Elizabeth Cumming
  m. George Sinclair of Barrock
  (2) daughter
  m. _ Bruce
  (3) Barbara Cumming
m. (04.1703) Patrick Sinclair of Brabsterdorran
  (4) daughter
  m. _ Cumming of Craigmiln, Morayshire
  (A) Rachel Cumming
  m. William Sinclair of Thurso (of the Dun family)
  e. Barbara Murray
  m. (1656) James Innes of Thursater
  f.+ other issue - John in Edinburgh (a 1667), Francis
2. John Murray in Clairden & Thurso
  A. William Murray of Clairden & Thurso (a 1614)
  m. Agnes Dalmahoy (a 1614) wife of William, presumed mother of ...
  i. John Murray of Clairden (d c1656)
  a.+ issue including James (a 1656)
  ii. Ranald Murray

Main source(s): 'Caithness Family History' (John Henderson, 1884, 'The Murrays of Pennyland' (p189+) & 'The Murrays of Clairden and Castlehill' (p196+)
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