'Wedderburn2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wedderburn of Balindean, Wedderburn of Blackness, Wedderburn of Pearsie

Sir Alexander Wedderburn of Blackness (b 22.03.1610, d 18.11.1675)
m. Matilda Fletcher (dau of James Fletcher, Provost of Dundee)
1. Sir John Wedderburn, 1st Bart of Blackness (b 12.02.1641, d 1706)
  m. (09.04.1667) Rachel Dunsmuir (dau of David Dunsmuir)
  A. Sir Aelxander Wedderburn, 2nd Bart of Blackness (b 07.04.1672)
  m. (01.06.1693) Elizabeth Seton (dau of Sir Alexander Seton, Bart of Pitmedden)
  i. Sir John Wedderburn, 3rd Bart of Blackness (b 02.12.1700, d unm 1723)
  ii.+ other issue - Rachel (b 1698, d unm 1777), others (d young)
  B. Margaret Wedderburn probably of this generation
  m. William Eccles in Edinburgh, later of Kildonan (d 10.1723, physician)
  C. Matilda Wedderburn probably of this generation
  m. (04.02.1711) David Campbell of Keithock
  D.+ other issue - David (d Douay 1710, major), other sons (d young), 2 daughters
2. James Wedderburn of Dundee (b 1649, d 1696)
  m. (1673) Elizabeth Davidson (dau of Robert Davidson of Balgay)
A. Sir Alexander Wedderburn, 4th Bart (b 04.11.1675, d 21.09.1744)
  m. (15.11.1697) Katharine Scott (dau of John Scott of Dundee)
  i. Sir John Wedderburn 'of Blackness', 5th Bart (b 04.08.1704, d 28.11.1746)
John was attainted and executed for his support of the Jacobite rebellion.
  m. (22.10.1724) Jean Fullarton (dau of John Fullarton of Fullarton)
  a. (Sir) John Wedderburn of that ilk, 'Bart' (b 21.02.1729, , d 13.06.1803, 2nd son)
  m1. (25.11.1769) Margaret Ogilvy (d 23.03.1775, dau of David Ogilvy, 'Earl of Airlie')
  (1) John Wedderburn (b 1771, dvp 22.06.1783)
  (2) Sir David Wedderburn, 1st Bart of Balindean (b 30.03.1775, d 07.04.1858)
  m. (02.09.1800) Margaret Brown (dau of George Brown of Ellistoun)
  (A)+ issue - John James (b 10.10.1802, dvp 11.10.1810), George (b 16.11.1804, dvp 23.05.1823)
  (3) Margaret Wedderburn (b 1772, d 1807)
  m. (05.05.1803) Philip Dundas, Governor of Prince of Wales' Island (d 1807)
(4) Jean Wedderburn (b 31.07.1773, d 24.01.1861)
  m. (1805) John Hope Oliphant of Prince Edward's Island
  m2. (27.12.1780) Alicia Dundas (d 24.06.1831, dau of James Dundas of Dundas)
  (5) Sir John Wedderburn, 2nd Bart of Balindean (b 01.05.1789, d 02.07.1862) had issue
  m. (07.09.1822) Henrietta Louisa Milburn (d 07.04.1881, dau of William Milburn)
  (6) Alexander Wedderburn of Inveresk (b 18.06.1791, dsp 30.07.1839, Colonel)
  m. (28.01.1836) Julia Elizabeth Stratton (d 04.07.1895, dau of John Stratton)
(7) Louisa Dorothea Wedderburn (b 08.06.1786, d 16.07.1836)
  m. (09.02.1803) John Hope of Rankeillour, 4th Earl of Hopetoun (b 17.08.1765, d 27.08.1823)
  (8) Anne Wedderburn (b 14.02.1788, d 17.03.1867)
  m. (17.06.1805) Sir John Hope, 11th Bart of Craighall (d 05.06.1853)
(9)+ other issue (d unm) - James (b 19.01.1782, dvp 20.07.1815), Mary (b 18.09.1783, d 12.04.1858), Susan (b 18.09.1783, d 03.02.1840)
  b. James Wedderburn, later Wedderburn-Colvile of Inveresk & Ochiltree (b 28.08.1730, d 14.12.1807)
  m. (03.1774) Isabella Blackburn (d 14.01.1821, dau of Andrew Blackburn)
  (1) Andrew Wedderburn-Colvile, later Colvile (b 06.11.1779, d 03.02.1856) had issue
  m1. (27.12.1802) Elizabeth Susannah Wedderburn (dsp 22.12.1803, dau of John Wedderburn of Clapham) @@ below
  m2. (26.06.1806) Mary Louisa Eden (d 02.12.1858, dau of William Eden, 1st Lord Auckland)
  (2) Peter Wedderburn, later Wedderburn-Ogilvy of Ruthven (b 23.09.1781, d 30.03.1873) had issue
  m. (20.04.1811) Anna Ogilvy (d 05.1853, dau/heir of James Ogilvy of Ruthven)
  (3) James Wedderburn (b 12.11.1782, d 07.11.1822, Solicitor General) had issue
  m. (28.10.1813) Isabella Clerk (d 02.11.1865, dau of James Clerk, sister of Sir George Clerk-Maxwell of Penicuik, Bart)
  One of their sons inherited Middlebie and assumed the name Wedderburn-Maxwell.
  (4) Jean Wedderburn or Wedderburn-Colvile (d 10.06.1871)
  m. (24.11.1807) Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk (b 20.06.1771, d 08.04.1820)
  c. Margaret Wedderburn
  m. Richard Dundas of Blair (d 06.10.1790)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Alexander (b 1727, dvp), 3 sons (d young), Katharine, Susanna
  ii. Robert Wedderburn of Pearsie (b 1708, d 1786)
  m. (1738) Isobel Edward, heiress of Pearsie
  a. John Wedderburn (b 1744, d unm 1787, Lt. Colonel)
b. Charles Wedderburn of Pearsie (b 1748, dsp 1829)
  m1. (1787) Anne Read (dau of John Read)
  m2. (1797) Eliza Rattray (dau of Dr. David Rattray)
  c. David Wedderburn, later Webster-Wedderburn (b 1766, d 1801)
  m. (1785) Elizabeth Read (d 1857, dau of Alexander Read of Logie. she m2. Robert Douglas, 3rd of Brigton)
(1) Sir James Webster-Wedderburn (b 1789, d 1857) had issue
  m. (10.10.1810) Frances Caroline Annesley (d 22.01.1837, dau of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Mountnorris)
  (2) Charles Webster-Wedderburn of Harnish (b 1799, d 16.12.1863) had issue
  m. (11.12.1822 (1826?)) Rebecca Chatterton (d 22.06.1858, dau of Sir James Chatterton, Bart)
  (3) Anne Webster-Wedderburn (d 1814)
  m. (1814) Archibald Muray Douglas (b 17.01.1790, d 1822, captain, son of William of Brigton)
(4) Mary Webster-Wedderburn (dsp)
  m. (25.03.1815) George Hawkins
  d. Elizabeth Wedderburn (b 1746, d 1825)
  m. James Graham of Meathie (b 1741, d 1792)
  Two of their sons inherited Pearsie and took the name Wedderburn.
  e. Katharine Wedderburn (b 1750, d 1795)
  m. Robert Stewart
  f. Isabella Wedderburn (b 1753, d 1795)
  m. Rev. James Stormonth
iii. Thomas Wedderburn (b 02.04.1710, d 01.1711)
  m. (20.09.1740) Katharine Dunbar (dau of Robert Dunbar of Grangehill)
  a. John Wedderburn of Clapham (b 19.08.1743, d 1820)
  m. (27.05.1782) Mary Wisdom Bedward (d 1835, dau of George Bedward of Jamaica)
  (1) James Wedderburn (b 02.06.1788, d 23.04.1831) had issue
  m. (05.07.1817) Isabella Lyon (dau of David Lyon)
  (2) John Wedderburn (b 08.01.1798, d 02.04.1839) had issue
  m. (30.04.1823) Helen Ogilvy (d 27.04.1868, dau of Walter Ogilvy, Earl of Airlie)
  (3) Elizabeth Susannah Wedderburn (dsp 22.12.1803)
  m. (27.12.1802) Andrew Wedderburn-Colvile, later Colvile (b 06.11.1779, d 03.02.1856) @@ above
  (4) Mary Wedderburn (d 1858)
  m. (1817) Rev. John Wellings
(5) Catherine Georgiana Wedderburn (d 1863)
  m. (1810) Patrick Stirling, younger of Kippendavie (b 25.04.1782, dvp 30.03.1816)
  b.+ other issue - Alexander (b 1741, d unm 1770), 5 daughters (4 d unm)
  iv. Alexander Wedderburn (b 1718, d unm 1788)
  v. Elizabeth Wedderburn
  m. Alexander Read of Torbeg
  vi. Grizel Wedderburn (dsp before 1741)
  m. James Graham of Meathie (b 1698, d 1777)
  vii. Katharine Wedderburn
  m. David Scrymgeour of Birkhill
  B. Robert Wedderburn
  m. Margaret Arnot
  i. James Wedderburn (d young)
  C. John Wedderburn of Idvies (b 1679, dsp 1751, MD)
  m. Margaret Balfour (cousin)
3. Peter Wedderburn (b 1652)
  m. Catherine Mann
  A. Alexander Wedderburn (b 1678) had issue
  m. Grizell Watson
  B. John Wedderburn (b 1681, d 1744) had issue
4. George Wedderburn in Edinburgh (b 1654)
  m. Elizabeth Sutherland
  A.+ issue - Rachel (d unm), others (d young)
5. Alexander Wedderburn (b 1658)
  m. Christian Kinloch
  A.+ 3 daughters
6. Margaret Wedderburn
  m. Patrick Kyd of Craigie
7. Jean Wedderburn
  m. William Kyd of Woodhill
8. Helen Wedderburn
  m1. (mcrt 30.05.1665) David Dickson (d by 02.1688)
  m2. Thomas Milne of Muirtown
9. Grizell Wedderburn
  m. Alexander Wedderburn of Easter Powrie (cousin)
10. Cecilia Wedderburn
  m. William Baillie of Littlegill
11. Matilda Wedderburn
  m. James Brisbane

Main source(s): BP1934 (Wedderburn)
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