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This section first uploaded 24.05.20.
Paterson reports Nisbet as suggesting that this family "came off that of Caprington" but also mentions that "A manuscript genealogy, written about 1704, says, however, that Alexander, Earl of Glencairn, the Great Reformer, had a natural son by a daughter of Lord Sempill, and that this natural son was the ancestot of the House of Colellan." [It was probably the 5th Earl (d 1574), who was referred to as "the Great Reformer".] Paterson continues with "Be this as it may, the family seems to have been related to the Cuninghames of Caddell".
Adame Cuninghame of Cloylnane (Collellan) ("who lived in the latter half of the sixteenth century", a 1548?, d before 10.1600?)
m. ?? Mure (dau of John Mure of Rowallan)
1. Adame Cuninghame of Cloylnane (Collellan) (d by 1623?)
A. Alexander Cuninghame of Collellan (d by 1646)
  m. Margaret (a 1653)
  i. Alexander Cuninghame of Collellan (d 08.1660)
  m. Katherine Broune (dau of _ Broune of Mott)
  a. Robert Cuninghame of Collellan (dspms before 1684)
  Robert sold Collelan to Alexander Cuninghame in 1674. Paterson writes "The line of descent of the Cuninghames of Collellan now underwent a complete change", indicating that that Alexander Cuninghame was not a close kinsman.
  b. Margaret Cuninghame possibly of this generation
  m. John Cuninghame of Baidland (a 1660)
  c.+§ other issue



This section first uploaded 25.05.20.
John Nevay of that ilk father of Isobel, probably also of ...
1. John Nevay (son/heir of John of that ilk) probably of this generation & probably the John 'of that ilk' who was father of Margaret
  m. Helen Haliburton (dau of Sir James Haliburton of Pitcur)
  A. John Nevay of that ilk probably of this generation, father of Elizabeth
  i. Elizabeth Nevay ("heiress of John Nevay of Nevay, co. Forfar") probably of this generation
Description of Elizabeth comes from TCB (vol 2, 'Kinloch', p334).
  m. Sir James Kinloch, 2nd Bart (d 1744)
  B. Sir David Nevay of that ilk (d 1683, Senator as Lord Reidie then Lord Nevay, professor at St. Leonard's College, St. Andrews) probably of this generation
  A little information on David comes from 'An Historical Account of the Senators of The College of Justice' (Brunton & Haig, 1836) where he is named Sir David Nevoy of Reidie. His daughters (co-heiresses) are named in BLG1952 ('Crawford formerly of Easter Setoune, Monorgan and Overton').
  m. Anna Lyon (dau of Frederick Lyon of Brigton)
  i. Isabella Nevay
  m. Henry Crawfurd of Easter Setoune, later of Monorgan (a 1715)
  ii. Elizabeth Nevay
  m. Sir John Hay of Murie
  iii. Margaret Nevay
  m. Thomas Milne of Milnefield
  C. Margaret Nevay probably of this generation
  m. (28.01.1662) John Lyon (d 1670)
2. Isobel Nevay
  m. James Crichton of Ruthven (d 1666)



This section first uploaded 25.05.20.
Alexander Mackintosh of Blervie
m. Isabel Duff (sister of 1st Earl of Fife) parents of Katherine & Elizabeth, possibly also of ...
1. John Mackintosh of Wester Drakies, Blervie & Inverness father of Isobel, possibly fits here, possibly father of ...
  A. ?? Mackintosh presumed intermediary generation, possibly father of ...
  i. Alexander Mackintosh, Provost of Inverness ("of the family of Drakies")
  m. Elizabeth Inglis (dau of Hugh Inglis of Kingsmills)
  a. Katharine Mackintosh (d 23.01.1849)
  m. Thomas Fraser of Newton (b 20.03.1758, Major)
  B. Isobel Mackintosh (d 02.05.1757)
  m. Thomas Fraser of Dunballoch & Newton (d 29.07.1754)
2. Katherine Mackintosh
  m. Robert Milne (minister of Speymouth)
3. Elizabeth Mackintosh
  m. Robert Anderson of Elgin
  A. Margaret Anderson
  m. Alexander Milne of Chapelton (b 1740)



This section first uploaded 26.05.20.
?? Ross
1. George Ross of Brownhill (Renfrewshire), later of Galston (Ayrshire) (d 07.1655)
  m1. Grissell Maxwell (d 04.04.1647)
  A. Ann Ross (d 04.10.1647)
  m2. Jeane Stirling ("of the house of Glorat")
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  B. George Ross of Galstoun (Galston) (a 1715, Commissioner of Supply)
  m1. Christian (Campbell) (dau of James, 2nd Earl of Loudoun)
  m2. (Christian Makgill) (widow of Alexander Craufurd of Kerse)
  C. Mungo Ross
2. Jean Ross (d 12.1632)
  m. Thomas Stewart of Galston (a 1643)
3. Anna Ross
  m. Thomas Stewart of Galston (a 1643)



This section first uploaded 30.05.20.
'Published Family Histories' reports that the undermentioned John Blackwood of Bangor was "perhaps a cousin" of the undermentioned Adam and that "That they were of the same house is proved by the fact that John bore the same coat of arms as Adam, but with two mullets and a crescent instead of one mullet and a crescent." Provisionally, we show John & Adam as first cousins, with their shared grandfather being ...
?? Blackwood
1. William Blackwood of/near Dunfermline, Fife (d (Pinkie?) c1547)
  m. Helen Reid (niece of Robert Reid, Bishop of Orkney)
  A. Adam Blackwood in Paris (b 15369, d 1613)
  m. Catherine Courtinier of Poitiers
  'Published Family Histories' provides the above but jumps to the undermentioned George without making the connection, just mentioning that George, who settled in Edinburgh sometime around 1600, was of the Dunfermline or Fife family. The connection is given in Wikipedia.
  i. William Blackwood of Duddingston (a 1584, cleric)
a. George Blackwood of Edinburgh (d 1666)
  (1) Sir Robert Blackwood of Pitreavie, Dean of Guild then Lord Provost of Edinburgh (b 1624, d 1720)
  m. (c1695) Ann Stewart (d 1783)
  (A) Robert Blackwood of Pitreavie (d 1760) had issue
  m. Anne Stewart (dau of Charles Stewart of Dunearn) probably born after 1700, possibly wife of this Robert
  (B) Agnes Blackwood (b c1697, dsp 1777)
  m. Sir John Trelawney of Trelawney
  (C) Margaret Blackwood
  m. John Hay
  (2) ?? .Blackwood
  (A) Thomas Blackwood (d 1737)
  'Published Family Histories' indicates that Thomas might have been a generation later.
  (i) Alexander Blackwood (b 1736, d 1802)
  m. Janet Drysdale
(a) William Blackwood of Edinburgh (b 1776, d 1834, 2nd son) had issue
  William "was founder of the great Edinburgh publishing house of William Blackwood & Sons".
  (b)+ other issue (a 1802) - Thomas, John
  Thomas & John "resurrected the silk mercer business which had lapsed after the death of Sir Robert Blackwood in 1720, under the name of T&J Blackwood".
  (3) Janet Blackwood (a 1713) possibly of this generation
m. Robert Hamilton in Maybole (d 08.1698)
  As reported on the Hamilton page, Janet was identified as sister of Sir Robert but her father was named Robert (or John) not George.
  (4) Jean Blackwood probably of this generation
  m. (sp) Charles Mitchell 'of Pittedie' of Uresland & Edinburgh (d 11.11.1726)
  (5)+ other issue
  ii. Helen Blackwood
  m. (1622) Francois de la Mothe le Voyeur (b 08.1588, d 09.05.1672, writer (as "Orosius Tubero"), tutor to King Louis XIV)
  B. Henry Blackwood (d 1614, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in Paris)
  i. Henry Blackwood (d 17.10.1634, Professor of Medicine & Surgery in Paris)
  C. George Blackwood (d 1671, lecturer in Paris, later a cleric)
2. John Blackwood of Bangor, co. Down (b 1591, d 22.05.1663, from Scotland to Ireland)
  m. Janet Clerke

Main source(s):
(1) For Cuninghame : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p37+)
[The section on the later Cuninghames of Collelan has been moved to Cunningham13.]
(2) For Nevay : cross-references from elsewhere in the database with input as reported above
(3) For Mackintosh : cross-references from elsewhere in the database
(4) For Ross : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p65+)
(6) For Blackwood : 'Published Family Histories' (a report on the histories provided over the years by the Fife Family History Society), Wikipedia ('Robert Blackwood of Pitreavie' and connected articles)
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