'Smith29'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smith in/of Auchingree, Smith of Bourtrees, Smith of Brownhill, Smith of Swinridgemuir, Smith of Todhills, Service of Holms-of-Cauf

Paterson reports that "This family appears to have held the lands of Swinridgemuir, Auchingree, and others in the parish of Dalry, principally under wadset rights, for several centuries."
?? Smith in Auchingree
1. Andrew Smith in Auchingree, later of Swinridgemuir
  m. (before 1647) Mary Neill (dau of John Meill of Mainsneill)
  A. Andrew Smith of Swinridgemuir
  m. Elizabeth Cuninghame (dau of John Cuninghame of Wattieston & Windyhill (of the family of Glengarnock))
  i. Andrew Smith of Swinridgemuir
  m. (1753) Marion Cochrane (dau of John Cochrane of Barcosh)
  a. John Smith of Swinridgemuir (d 1838, 2nd son)
  b. Margaret Smith
  m. James Neill of Barnweill
  One of their sons inherited Swinridgemuir and assumed the name Smith.
  c.+ other issue - Andrew (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm), Jean, Jonet
  ii. Margaret Smith
m. Thomas Shedden of Windyhouse
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - John of Auchenmade, Jean
  B. John Smith of Brownhill
  m. (mcrt 10.02.1721) Margaret Robisone (dau of James Robisone of Auchinhervie)
  i. John Smith of Brownhill
  The following is supported by 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p294).
  m. (1776) Agnes Caldwell (dau of John Caldwell of Johnshill)
  a. John Smith of Brownhill (d unm c1820, to the West Indies, surgeon)
  b. Margaret Smith (d 1843)
  m. Archibald Douglas of Burnbrae
  (1) Agnes Douglas
  m. _ MacAllister in Irvine (writer)
  (2) Marianne Douglas
  m. John Bryce (minister of Ardrossan)
  (3) Margaret Douglas
  ii. Andrew Smith of Todhills
  m. (1764) Margaret Glasgow (dau of Dr Robert Glasgow of Puddockhilm)
  a. James Smith of Todhills had issue
  m. _ Kerr (dau of Robert Kerr of Kersland)
  b.+ other issue
  C. Mary Smith
  m. John Service of Holms-of-Cauf & Girthill
  i. John Service of Holms-of-Cauf
  m. Agnes Weir from Kilwinning
  a. Mary Service
  m. _ Ferguson in Irvine (Captain)
  (1) John Ferguson of Irvine
  b.+ 5 sons (d unm)
  Paterson reports that "Their five sons amassed immense fortunes in America, the East Indies, and London; and all of them died bachelors."
  ii. Andrew Service in Irvine (a 1758) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Hastings
  iii. Robert Service in America then Ldon
  a. daughter (d 1828)
  m. _ Parker in London
  b. daughter
  m1. _ Gillespie of Sunnyside, Lanarkshire
  m2. _ Logan (MP)
  iv. Agnes Service
  m. James Dunlop of Lonehead in Dunnlop
  a. Agnes Dunlop
  m. Hugh Brown of Braidstane
  b. Ann Dunlop
  m. Hugh Crawford of Drummore (Baillie of Greenock)
  c. Margaret Dunlop
  m. Alexander Steven in Port Glasgow
2. Robert Smith of Smithstoun in Kilwinning
3. Hugh Smith of Bourtrees, Lochwinnoch
  m. (before 1656) Janet Burns (dau of William Burns of Barcosh)
  A. Andrew Smith of Bourtrees
  m. (1712) Margaret Orr (dau of James Orr of Warransdale)
  i. Andrew Smith (b 1722, a 1744 in Ireland)
4. Jonet Smith
  m. (before 1666) Umphra Barbour of the Risk

Main source(s): 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p429+)
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