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Families covered: Seton of Cariston (Careston)

                               
John Seton, 1st of Cariston (d 1558)
m. (before 1553) Isabel Balfour (d by 1580, dau/heir of David Balfour of Carraldstoun ie. Cariston, son of Sir Lawrence of Strathor & Mountwhanney)
1. George Seton, 2nd of Cariston (d before 1618)
  m. Margaret Ayton (dau of John Ayton of that ilk)
  A. George Seton, 3rd of Cariston (d before 1638)
  m. (1620) Cecilia Kynynmond (dau of David Kynynmond of that ilk)
  i. George Seton, 4th of Cariston (b c1622, d 1688)
  m. (1638) Margaret Seton (dau of Sir Thomas Seton of Olivestob)
  a. George Seton (d young)
b. Christopher Seton, 5th of Cariston (b c1645, d 1718)
  m1. (29.10.1685) Elizabeth Lindesay (dau of Patrick Lindesay of Woolmerston)
  (1) George Seton, 6th of Cariston (b c1688, d 1760)
  m1. Margaret Boswell (dau of David Boswell of Balmuto)
  (A) George Seton, 7th of Cariston (b c1714, d 1762)
  m. Jean Seton (dau of Christopher Seton) @1@ below
  (i) George Seton, 8th of Cariston (b c1742, d unm 1797)
  (ii) Christopher Seton (dsps 1819, Major)
  m. (10.08.1797) Catherine Lindsay (dau of George Lindsay of Kirkforthar)
  (a) George James Lindsay Seton (d infant)
  (iii) Margaret Seton
  m. Henry Seton (b 1741) @2@ below
  (iv) Christian Seton
  m. Thomas Barland of Rosebank
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - George (d young), Margaret (d young), Elizabeth, Ann, Jean
  m2. (1722) Margaret Law (dau of James Law of Brunton)
  (B) James Seton (b c1730, d 1817, 3rd son)
  m. (1783) Anne Simson (dau of John Simson of Brunton)
  (i) Anne Seton (d 1803)
  (C) John Seton (settled in Dublin)
  m. Lucinda Causier (dau of Capt. Causier)
  (i)+ issue - John, other sons (d young), 3 daughters
  (D) Elizabeth Seton (dsp 1750/1
  m. (1750) George Lindsay of Kirkforthar (d 14.12.1758, Captain)
  (E)+ other issue - Christopher, Margaret (d young), Margaret (d unm 1748)
  (2) Christopher Seton
  m. Elizabeth Adair (dau of John Adair, geographer)
  (A) Robert Seton (b 1722, d 1795)
  m. Margaret Cox (dau of Richard Cox of Dublin)
  (i) Robert Eglinton Seton
  (ii) William Carden Seton (b 1775, d 24.03.1842, Colonel, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Hazlett (dau of C. Hazlett)
  (a) Miles Charles Seton of Trekersby (b 23.09.1808, d 18.09.1877) had issue
  m1. (1832) Ann Maria Cocke (dau of Josias Cocke of Camborne and Trekersby)
  m2. (15.04.1841) Mary Ursula Addington (d 11.10.1899, dau of William Leonard Addington, 2nd Viscount Sidmouth)
  (b) William Carden Seton (b 1813, Major) had issue
  m. (1847) Anna Shaw Jones (dau of Henry Shaw Jones of Dollardstown)
  (c) John Harris Seton (b 1817, d 1844)
  (d) Robert Eglinton Seton (Lt. Col) had issue
  m. Jane Garnett (dau of Henry Garnett of Green Park)
  (e) Juliana Josephine Seton
  m. Rev. W.H. McAlpine
  (f) Margaret Seton (d unm)
(iii) Sarah Seton
  m. Miles Marley
  (iv)+ other issue (d unm) - Winton (d young),Christopher Melville (d young), Juliana
  (B) Jean Seton
  m. George Seton, 7th of Cariston (b c1714, d 1762) @1@ above
  (C)+ other issue
  (3) Catherine Seton shown by Brown as of the 2nd marriage
m. (mcrt 15.09.1711) John Lindsay of Kirkforthar (d before 1740)
  m2. Helen Watson (dau of ?? Watson of Atherny)
  (4) Christian Seton
  m. _ Graham (in Perth)
  (5) Mary Seton
  m. John Lamont (surgeon)
(6) Jean Seton
  m. Christopher Lamont (son of ?? Lamont of Newton)
  (7)+ other issue - David (d young), Robert (d young), James (d young), Anne, Margaret
  c. Alexander Seton (dsps)
  m. Isabella Lindsay (dau of Lindsay of Pitskanly)
  (1) child (d young)
d. David Seton
  m. Mary or Marjory Archibald (dau of _ Archibald of Blackhall, Fife)
  (1) David Seton
  m. Christian Clerk (dau of Sir John Clerk, Bart of Penicuik)
  (A) Henry Seton (b 1741)
  m. Margaret Seton (dau of George Seton, 7th of Cariston) @2@ above
  (i) George Seton (d 1825)
  m. (12.01.1819) Margaret Hunter (dau of James Hunter of Seaside)
  (a) George Seton (b 25.06.1822) had issue
  m. (26.09.1849) Sarah Elizabeth Hunter (dau of James Hunter of Thurston)
  (b) Elizabeth Seton (d 28.04.1885)
  m. (25.07.1838) Edward James Jackson of Upwell and The Priory (d 1878)
  (c) Margaret Seton (d 05.07.1892)
  m. (09.07.1845) John Buchanan-Hamilton of Spittal, Bardowie and Leny (b 14.02.1822, d 16.05.1903)
  (ii) David Seton (dsp 1826, Captain)
  (iii) Jean Seton
  m. William Blair
  (iv) Melville Seton
  m. William Dawson of Tayside
  (B)+ other children
  (2)+ other children
  e. Mary Seton
  m. Binning of Dunino
  f.+ other issue - John, William (d 1698), Elizabeth, Anne
  ii. David Seton (in Yorkshire) probably father of ...
  a. Robert Seaton of Grimethorp Hall (b c1638, d 1716)
  (1) son
  (A) son
  (i) John Fox Seaton of Pontefract
  (a) Sir Thomas Seaton (b 1806, General)
  (b) George Seaton of Gothenburg
  m. (1835) Eleanor McKillop
((1))+ issue - George, Douglas, Arthur Edward in Gothenburg
  (c)+ other issue
  iii. Alexander Seton in St. Andrews
  m. Helen Napier (widow of Binning of Dunino)
  Helen was Alexander's second wife. It is not known whether or not she was mother of ...
  a. David Seton
  m. Anne Watson (dau of Watson of Atherny)
  (1)+ 4 daughters
  iv. Anne Seton (d unm)
  v. Isabel Seton
  m. George Seton (representative of Parbroath)
  vi. Cecilia Seton
  m. David Craigengelt
  B.+ other issue - Alexander, Andrew, Christopher, Elspeth, Margaret, Christian, Isobel
2. Sir John Seton (Captain of Scots Guards in France)
  m. daughter of Count of Bourbon
  A. daughter
  m. _ Adinston of that ilk
3.+ other issue - James (a 1601 in France), Geilles, Elspeth

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Seton of Cariston) with a little support from ''The East Neuk of Fife' by Rev. Walter Wood (2nd edition, 1887, p29+)
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