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Families covered: Livingston of Callendar (Callander), Livingston of Linlithgow

James Livingston, 1st Lord of Callendar, Chamberlain (d before 07.11.1467)
m. Marian (d before 20.10.1478)
1. James Livingston, 2nd Lord of Callendar (dspm c1496)
  James is said to have married up to 3 times but, although marriages were certainly contracted, it is not certain that they ever took place. His brother David managed many of his affairs, suggesting that he was not fully capable of doing so by himself. The alleged marriages were to (1) Christian Erskine (dau of Sir John Erskine of Kinnoull), (2) Christian Crichton (dau of Sir Robert Crichton of Sanquhar) and (3) Agnes Houstoun (this last marriage being suggested by BE1883 but not by TSP which may indicate that this Agnes Houstoun was the one who married the 3rd Lord rather than the 2nd Lord). At least 1 daughter has been attributed to him (but by which wife, or mistress, is not known):
  A. Gertrude Livingston
  m. Walter Macfarlane, 9th of Arrochar (d after 1460)
2. Alexander Livingston
A. Sir John/James Livingston, 3rd Lord of Callendar (d c1503)
  TSP (Linlithgow) reports only one marriage, to Agnes Houstoun, but BE1883 reports that his heir was son by an earlier marriage as shown below (which we follow since TSP (Wigtown) reports that Elizabeth, dau of 1st Lord Fleming, did marry the 3rd Lord Livingston).
  m1. Elizabeth Fleming (dau of Robert Fleming of Biggar and Cumbernauld, 1st Lord)
  i. William Livingston, 4th Lord of Callendar (d 1514)
  m. (mcrt before 02.04.1501, div 1513) Agnes Hepburn (dau of Alexander Hepburn of Whitsome)
  a. Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord of Callendar (b c1500, d 1553/before 04.01.1551)
  m1. Janet Stewart (sp)
m2. Agnes Douglas (b c1505, dau of John Douglas, 2nd Earl of Morton)
  (1) John, Master of Livingston (dvpsp Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m. Janet Fleming (dau of Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord)
  (2) William Livingston, 6th Lord of Callendar (d 10/11.1592)
  m. (c1553) Agnes Fleming (dau of Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord)
  (A) Alexander Livingston, 1st Earl of Linlithgow (d 24.12.1621)
m. (mcrt 01.1583-4) Helen Hay (dau of Andrew Hay, 8th Earl of Erroll)
  (i) John, Master of Livingston (dvpsp before 14.02.1614)
  (ii) Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow (d c1625)
  m1. (1611) Elizabeth Gordon (d 07.1616, dau of George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly)
(a) George Livingston, 3rd Earl of Linlithgow (b c1615, d 01.02.1690)
  m1. (30.07.1650) Elizabeth Maule (d 10.1659, dau of Patrick Maule, 1st Earl of Panmure)
  ((1)) George Livingston, 4th Earl of Linlithgow (dsp 07.08.1695)
  m. (mcrt 09.03.1679) Henrietta Sutherland (dau of Alexander Sutherland, 1st Lord of Duffus)
  ((2)) Alexander Livingston, 3rd Earl of Callander (d 12.1692)
  TSP (Callendar) reports that Alexander inherited the earldom from an uncle (below) "after a prolonged lawsuit".
m. Anne Graham (d c14.02.1704, dau of James Graham, 2nd Marquess of Montrose)
  ((A)) James Livingston, 4th Earl of Callander, 5th Earl of Linlithgow (d 25.04.1723)
  His honours were forfeited because of his support for the Jacobite rebellion.
  m. (1707) Margaret Hay (dau of Sir John Hay, 12th Earl of Erroll)
  ((i)) James Livingston (d young)
  ((ii)) Anne Livingston (d 18.09.1747)
  m. William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock (b 12.05.1705, d 18.08.1746)
The Earldom of Kilmarnock was forfeited because of William's support of the Jacobite rebellion but nevertheless their eldest son James succeeded to the Earldom of Erroll, inherited from Anne's mother.
  ((B)) Henriet Livingston (d 25.05.1738)
  ((C)) Mary Livingston (d 26.03.1734)
  m. (1717) James Graham of Airth (b 08.12.1676, d 1753, judge)
  ((3)) Henriet Livingston (d 10.1683)
  m. (07.1666) Robert Makgill, 2nd Viscount Oxfuird (b 20.05.1651, d 12.1705)
  m2. (06.1677) Agnes Wauchope (dau of George Wauchope)
m2. (mcrt 10.1620) Mary Douglas (dau of William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus)
  (b) Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Callander (dspl 08.1685)
  Alexander inherited the earldom from an uncle (below).
  m. (mcrt 08.1663) Mary Hamilton (dau of William Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Hamilton)
  p. _ Elphinstone (dau of Elphinstone of Quarrel)
  ((1)) Sir Alexander Livingston, 1st Bart of Glentirran (d 07.1698)
  m. _ Bartlewick (dau of William Bartlewick of Edinburgh)
  ((A)) Sir James Livingston, 2nd Bart of Glentirran and Dalderse (d 30.04.1771, 5th son)
  m. Helen Campbell (d 29.03.1767, dau of Sir James Campbell, 2nd Bart of Ardkinglas)
  ((B))+ other issue
  (c) Margaret Livingston (d 02.11.1674)
  m1. Sir Thomas Nicolson, 2nd Bart of Carnock (b 10.06.1628, d 24.07.1664)
  m2. (1666, sp) Sir George Stirling, 6th of Keir, 3rd of Cadder (d 06.1667)
  m3. (06.02.1668, sp) Sir John Stirling, 8th of Keir, 5th of Cadder (b 1638, d 1684)
  (d) Eleanor Livingston
  partner unknown
(e) Mary Livingston
  m. Alexander Livingston of Newbigging (Major)
  (iii) James Livingston of Brighouse, 1st Earl of Callander (dspl c1674)
  m. (mcrt 1663) Margaret Hay (b c1588, d 30.12.1659, dau of James Hay, 7th Lord of Yester)
  partner(s) unknown
  (a) Sir Alexander Livingston of Dalderse
  m. Jean Hamilton
  ((1)) Alexander Livingston (a 1660)
  (b) Helena Livingston
  (iv) Anna Livingston (d 11.1632) --
  m. (22.06.1612) Alexander Seton, 6th Earl of Eglinton (b 1588, d 07.01.1661) --
(v) Margaret Livingston
  m. (mcrt 02.1609) John Fleming, 2nd Earl of Wigtown (b c09.12.1589, d 07.05.1650)
  (B) Sir George Livingston of Ogilface (d 1616, 4th son)
  m. Margaret Crichton (dau of William Crichton of Innermylie or Innerytie)
  (C) Sir William Livingston of Culter (d 02.05.1607)
  m. Mary Baillie (dau of Sir William Baillie of Lamington)
  (i) Sir William Livingston of Westquarter
  m. Helen Livingston of Westquarter
  The following comes from TCB (vol iv, Livingston of Westquarter).
  (a) Sir William Livingston of Westquarter (dsp?)
  (b) Sir James Livingston, 1st Bart of Westquarter (dsp 27.11.1701)
  m. (mcrt 28.06.1690) Mary Hamilton (dau of William Hamilton, 2nd Duke)
  The baronetcy passed to his heir male but was not assumed for some years.
  (D) Jean/Janet Livingston (d 15.09.1651) --
  m. (mcrt 04.1575) Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord (b 28.05.1552, d 14.01.1638) --
  (E) Margaret Livingston (b 1560)
  m1. (1581) Sir Lewis Bellenden of Auchnoull (d 27.08.1591)
  m2. (after 1591) Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney (dsp 06.02.1614)
  (F)+ other issue (d young) - John, Henry
  (3) Thomas Livingston of Haining ancestor of Livingstons of Haining
  m1. Agnes Crawford (dau of William Crawford of Haining)
  m2. (before 1582) Elizabeth (widow of _ Forrester)
  (A) 7 sons plus 2 daughters
(4) Elizabeth Livingston
  m. (03.02.1543-4) John Buchanan, younger of that ilk (dvp)
  (5) Janet Livingston (d 04.10.1599)
  m. (before 01.07.1547) Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth
  (6) Mary Livingston (b c1541, d 1579)
  m. (mcrt 03.03.1564-5) John Sempill of Beltries (b c1540, d 04./25.08.1579)
  (7) Magdalen Livingston
  m1. (07.01.1561-2) Arthur Erskine of Blackgrange (dsp before 01.1570-1)
  m2. John Scrymgeour of Glaster
  (8) Helen Livingston
  m. (mcrt 13.03.1552-3) James Wetherspune, younger of Brighouse
(9) Marion Livingston (dsp 13.02.1577)
  m. (mcrt 30.10.1588) James Ogilvy of Findlater (Cardel)
  b. James Livingston (b 1504, d 10.09.1547)
  (2) Alexander Livingston (d 1598)
  m. (1570) Barbara Livingston (dau of Alexander Livingston of Inches)
  (A) William Livingston
  m. Agnes Livingston (dau of Alexander Livingston)
  c. William Livingston (a 11.1553)
  d. Margaret Livingston
  m. (by 15.10.1533) John Hay, 4th Lord of Yester (b c1510, d before 30.01.1556)
  BE1883 (Livingston of Linlithgow) reports an additional daughter, Isabel, as marrying Nicol Ramsay of Dalhousie. That appears to be a confusion with the Isabella who is described in TSP (Dalhousie) as second daughter of Robert Livingston of Drumry (and widow of Lord Bothwell) and in TSP (Ramsay of Bothwell) as daughter of Livingston of East Wemyss. This leads to our view that she was not of this family but a daughter of Sir Robert Livingston of Easter Wemyss & Drumry.
  p. Mariota Taylor
  e.+ had issue
m2. Agnes Houstoun (dau of Sir John Houstoun of Houstoun)
  ii. Alexander Livingston ancestor of Livingstons of Glentirran
  iii. Elizabeth Livingston
  m. Robert Callander
3. David Livingston (Rector of Ayr, Provost of Lincluden)
4. Elizabeth Livingston
  m. (before 08.02.1475-6) John MacDonald, Lord of the Isles, Earl of Ross (d 1498)
5. Euphemia Livingston --
  m1. (before 02.04.1472) Malcolm Fleming of Monycabon (dvp c1477) --
  m2. (before 01.06.1493, sp) William Fleming of Bord (a 07.1513)
6. Marion Livingston (d c1484) --
  m. (before 1478) William Crichton, 3rd Lord (d before 23.10.1493) --

Main source(s): TSP (Linlithgow), TSP (Callendar), BE1883 (Linlithgow), BE1883 (Calendar)
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