'Fulton1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fulton of Grangehill, Fulton of Muirton

Jodn de Foultoun of Muirton in Beith (a 1554)
1. John Fulton of Muirton (a 1573)
  A. William Fulton of Muirton (a 1585)
  i. John Fulton of Muirton (a 1625)
  a. John Fulton of Muirton & Grangehill
  m. Jean Connnel (dau of Robert Connel of Grangehill)
  (1) James Fulton of Grangehill (dsp)
  m. Margaret Shedden of Mossend
  (2) William Fulton of Grangehill
  m. (1714) Martha Clerk
  (A) John Fulton of Grangehill, Auchinlodmount, Balgreen, Barcosh, etc.
  m. (1737) Janet Craig (dau of Patrick Green of Roddenhead)
  (i) John Fulton of Grangehill
m. (1769?) Janet Wilson (Dau of Wil.iam Wilson of Bourtrees, m2. James Dobie of Beith)
  (a) John Fulton of Grangehill (Captain) had issue
  m. (1804) Catherine Maclellan (dau of Rev. David Maclellan of Nettlehirst)
  (ii)+ other issue - William of Balgreen & Knockbartnock, Robert (d unm)
  ii. Hugh Fulton of Auchinlodmount
  a. Robert Fulton of Balgreen, Muirsheill, etc. (a 1734, dsp)
  m. Anne Maxwell (dau of John Maxwell of Brediland)
  iii. ?? Fulton of Auchinbathie & Spreulston
  Paterson identifies John's younger brother as ancestor of the cadets "in Beith and Lochwinnoch parishes, viz.: Fulton of Threipwood, Fulton of Nethertrees, Fulton of Boydston, Fulton of Broomknowes, Fulton of Auchinbathie, Fulton of Park, Colonel Fulton of Hartfield." Paterson then appears to identify his four sons as follows.
  a. Thomas Fulton of Threipwood in Beith (a 1645)
  Paterson reports that Thomas had a great-grandson Umphra, the famous silk manufacturer, ancestor of the Fultons of Hartfield & Park. That Umphra was clearly the Humphrey shown below.
  (1) ?? Fulton
  (A) ?? Fulton
(i) Humphrey Fulton of Paisley (d 1779, silk manufacturer)
  The following comes from Crawfurd (Renfrewshire, p330+).
  m. Mary Cochrane
  (a) Wiliam Fulton of Park of Inchinnan
  m. Marion Millar (dau of Rev. Henry Millar of Neilston)
((1))+ issue - Henry in London, William in Paisley (had issue), Elizabeth
  (b) Robert Fulton of Hartfield (a 1789)
  m. Elizabeth Scott (dau of Rev. Peter Scott of Paisley)
  ((1)) Robert Fulton (Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. Jane (Jean) McKerrell (dau of John McKerrell of Hillhouse)
  ((2)) Anne Fulton (d 1817)
  m. Herbert Buchanan of Arden
  ((3)) Jane Fulton (dsp) probably of this generation
  m. Fulton McKerrell (b 1769, d 1840)
  (c) Margaret Fulton
  m. (03.1752) John McKerrell of Hillhouse
  (d) Mary Fulton
  m. Robert Boog (minister of Abbey Church, Paisley)
  b. John Fulton of Nethertress in Lochwinnoch (d 1669)
  (1) ?? Fulton
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  (A) daughter
  m. _ Fulton of Broomknowes
  (i) daughter
  m. (1782, sp) James Maxwell of Castlehead
  c. John Fulton of Boydson (a 1668)
  m. Ursula Hamilton of Brownmuir
  d. ?? Fulton of Auchinbathie

Main source(s): Paterson (Ayr, Vol 1, 'Fultons of Fultoun and Grangehill', p278+) with input as reported above
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