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Families covered: Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (Gilmilnscroft)

Robert Farquhar of Gilmillscroft, Ayrshire (d by 1407)
m. Agnes Wallace
1. Alexander Farquhar of Gilmillscroft
  A. Thomas Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (a temp James I who r. 1406-1437)
  i. John Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (a 1445)
  m. Margaret (dau of the laird of Balquharrie)
  a. ?? Farquhar
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (1) ?? Farquhar
  (A) Alexander Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (a 1535)
m. Janet Campbell
  (i) Alexander Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (d 1556)
  (a) Alexander Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (d 1625)
  m. (1586) _ Campbell (dau of Charles Campbell of Glaisnock)
  ((1)) Robert Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (d 1646)
  ((A)) Robert Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (dsp by 1670)
  m. (22.09.1651) Elizabeth Ross (dau of James Ross of Ballneill)
  ((2)) Mungo Farquhar
  Possibly the Mungo 'of Littleshaw' who married ...
  m. Sarah Campbell (dau of George Campbell of Cesnock) possibly mother of ...
  ((A)) Robert Farquhar of Lightshaw, later of Gilmillscroft - continued below
  m. Julian Nisbet of Greenholme
  ((3)) ?? Farquhar possibly of this generation
  (ii) Catherine Farquhar
  m. (c1546) John Hamilton of Camskeith ## see here ##



Robert Farquhar of Lightshaw, later of Gilmillscroft (d 1698) - continued above
m. Julian Nisbet (dau of ?? Nisbet of Greenholme)
1. James Farquhar of Gilmillscroft
  m. (1700) Jean Porterfield (dau of William Porterfield of that ilk by Annabella Stewart of Blackhall)
  A. Alexander Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (2nd son)
  m1. (sp) Agnes Campbell (dau of John Campbell of Whitehaugh by Catherine Ferguson)
  m2. Elizabeth Wilson (dau of Joseph Wilson of Barmuir, Provost of Ayr, by Isabella Muir of Blairston)
  i. Jane Farquhar of Gilmillscroft (d 1809)
  m. (1777) John Gray of Kilmerdenny
  Their eldest son inherited Gilmillscroft and assumed the name Gray-Farquhar.
  m3. Jean Cunninghame (dsp, dau of Alexander Cunninghame of Polquharne)
  B. Annabella Farquhar
  m. Andrew Brown of Water Head
  C. Margaret Farquhar
  m. Duncan Campbell of Barbieston
  D. Jean Farquhar
  m. John Whyte of Neuk
  E. Mary Farquhar
  m. Charles Campbell (brother of Duncan of Barbieston)
  E.+ other issue - Robert (dvp), Ann
2. Sarah Farquhar
  m. John Reid of Ballochmyle
3. Margaret Farquhar
  m. Robert Craufurd of Cumnock
4. Barbara Farquhar
  m. Rev. _ Steel of Lochmaben
5.+ other issue - Hugh (Colonel), George

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 3, 'Farquhar of Gilmilnscroft', p22+), 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p430+)
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