'Strachan02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Strachan of Brigtoun, Strachan of Carmylie, Strachan of Claypotts, Strachan of Ledynturk

Alexander de Strathecan of Auchintoly (a 1365)
m. Christian Maule (dau of Sir Henry Maule of Panmure by Margaret de Haya
1. Alexander Strachan of Carmylie (a 1361)
  A. Alexander Strachan of Carmylie
  i. John Strachan of Carmylie
a. Alexander Strachan of Carmylie
  m. ?? Seton (dau of Sir Gilbert Seton of Parbroath by Marion Pitcairn)
  (1) Alexander Strachan of Carmylie (b c1460, d Flodden 09.09.1513)
m. Isabel Maule (dau of Thomas Maule by Elizabeth Rollo)
  (A) David Strachan of Carmylie
  m. Isabel Ogilvy (dau of James Ogilvy, 3rd Lord of Airlie)
  (i) James Strachan of Carmylie
  m. Mary Carnegie (dau of Sir Robert Carnegie of Kinnaird by Margaret Guthrie)
  (a) David Strachan of Carmylie (b c1550, d before 1589)
  m. (mcrt 04.09.1563) Isabel Gray (dau of Patrick Gray, 4th Lord, m2. Alexander Falconer of Halkerton)
  (b) James Strachan of Carmylie
  m. Barbara Maule (dau of Patrick Maule of Panmure)
  ((1)) James Strachan of Carmylie
  m1. Elspeth Melville
  ((A)) Patrick Strachan (b c1640, d 11.1709, minister of Mains & Strathmartine)
  m1. Margaret Morton
((i))+ issue - John (bpt 13.04.1676), George (bpt 26.05.1677)
  m2. Lucrese Granger
  m2. Geiles Auchinek
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  ((B))+ other issue - Catherine, Helen
  (c) Eufame Strachan
  m. John Strachan of Monboddo
  (ii) Thomas Strachan
  (iii) Patrick Strachan of Carmylie
  m1. (10.01.1569) Janet Quhyff
m2. (16.02.1573) Janet Edemson
  (a) George Strachan (bpt 11.04.1574)
  ((1))+ issue - Patrick, Gilbert, Patrick, George, James, Cristian, daughter
  (b)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 10.06.1576, d before 1609), daughter (bpt 24.08.1578), Meitt (bpt 24.08.1578), Isabell (bpt 03.07.1580), Effe (bpt 10.06.1582), Bisse (bpt 08.08.1583), Baitraig (bpt 29.10.1588)
(iv) Marjorie Strachan
  m. Robert Gray of Drummalie (son of Gilbert of Buttergask by Egidia Mercer)
  (v) Janet Strachan
  m. John Sibbald of Keir (son of John)
  (B) Thomas Strachan (b c1495, d by 07.1565)
  (C) Alexander Strachan of Brigtoun possibly of next generation
  m. Isabel Arbuthnott (dau of Robert Arbuthnott of that ilk by Christian Keith)
(i) Alexander Strachan of Brigtoun 'of Fawside'
  m. (mcrt 01.11.1616) Elizabeth Allardyce (dau of John Allardyce of that ilk)
  (a) daughter
  m. Thomas Gordon of Dilspro
  (ii) Isabel Strachan
  m. (mcrt 16.08.1592) Gilbert Gardyne (minister of Fordyce)
  (D) James Strachan of Balvousie (b c1510)
  m. Janet Maule (dau of Robert Maule of Panmure)
(2) John Strachan of Claypotts (3rd son)
  (A) John Strachan of Claypotts (b c1508, d 1593)
  m. Eufame Durham (d before 1581)
  (i) Gilbert Strachan of Claypotts
  m. (1584) Elizabeth Maxwell (dau of Thomas Maxwell)
  (a) John Strachan of Claypotts
  m. (06.1606) Marjory Makky (dau of Gilbert Makky or Mayke by Janet Strachan) @@ below
  ((1)) Helen Strachan (bpt 18.02.1610)
m1. John Middleton (minister of Rayne)
  m2. John Gordon of Rothney
  ((2))+ other issue - David (bpt 27.05.1606, a 1643), son (bpt 01.12.1611), John (bpt 22.03.1614)
  (b)+ other issue - Isabella, Helen
  (ii) David Strachan
  m. (12.08.1576) Janet Traill
  (a)+ issue - John (bpt 09.07.1581), Gilbert (bpt 03.11.1583), Andrew (bpt 10.07.1586), George (bpt 02.03.1588), Nanse (bpt 21.02.1577)
  (B) James Strachan (b c1498, d c1573, minister of Fettercairn)
  (3) Janet Strachan
  m. Sir John Moncreiffe of that ilk
  (4) daughter
  m. John Mortimer (son of John of Flemington)
  (5)+ other issue - Thomas, William (rector of Aberdeen University), Gilbert (Canon of Aberdeen)
  ii. Thomas Strachan
2. Henry Strachan of Carmylie (a 1361)



John de Strathecan of Ledynturk (b c1310)
1. Alexander Strachan of Ledynturk
  A. John Strachan of Ledynturk
  i. William Strachan of Logy Durno
  a. Thomas Strachan of Ledynturk (b 1465, d 1546)
m. ?? Forbes (dau of William Forbes of Towie (by Katherine, dau of ?? Seaton by Elizabeth, dau of Alexander Irvine of Lonmay), son of Duncan of Drumalachie)
  (1) William Strachan of Logy Durno (2nd son)
  (A) John Strachan
  m. Batrage Chalmer
  (i)+ issue - Martin (bpt 11.11.1585), Elspeth (bpt 11.10.1579)
  (2) Alexander Strachan (4th son)
  (A) Janet Strachan
  m. (14.02.1579) Gilbert Mayke or Makky
  (i) Nanse Makky (bpt 26.10.1581)
  (ii) Marjorie Makky (bpt 30.06.1585)
  m. (06.1606) John Strachan of Claypotts @@ above
  (3)+ other issue - John of Lenturk (d before 1588), Adam, Gilbert
2. Gaffrid Strachan (a 1424)

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