'Montgomery10'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Montgomerie of Brigend, Montgomery of Cockilbie, Montgomerie of Edinburgh, Montgomery of Lainshaw
[Some of the following was originally included within Montgomery03. It was moved here to facilitate review & expansion of both pages.]

Neil Montgomery, 1st of Lainshaw (d 12.1547)
m. Margaret Mure (dau/heir of Quintin Mure of Aird)
Neil's father-in-law is sometimes (including by GH) identified as Quintin Mure of Skeldon, brother of Mure of Rowallan. However, under TSP ('Cassilis'), which identifies Margaret's mother as a daughter of the 1st Earl of Cassilis, he is referred to as 'of Aird' and it is noted that, after Neil's death, Margaret married John Kennedy of Skeldon. It is possible that John Kennedy obtained Skeldon from his father-in-law.
1. John Montgomery (dvpsp before 10.02.1560-1)
m. Margaret Boyd (dau of Robert Boyd, 4th Lord)
2. Neil Montgomery, 2nd of Lainshaw
  m. (mcrt 28.08.1549) Jean Lyle (dau of John Lyle, 4th Lord)
  A. Neil Montgomery, 3rd of Lainshaw (a 1559, d before 1613)
m. Elizabeth or Margaret Cunningham (dau of John Cunningham of Aiket, great-grandson of Alexander of the Glencairn family)
  i. Sir Neil Montgomery, 4th of Lainshaw (d before 1625/1635)
  m. (c1601) Marion Mure (dau of Sir William Mure of Rowallan, sister of Sir William who m. Jean Montgomerie)
  a. Neil Montgomery, 5th of Lainshaw (d by 1654)
  m. (c1630) Margaret Lockhart (dau of ?? Lockhart of Barr)
  (1) John Montgomery, 6th of Lainshaw (dsp before 1687)
  m. Helen Houstoun (dau of Sir Ludovick Houstoun of that ilk)
  (2) Neil Montgomerie (4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Kirkwood
  (A)+ 2 daughters (d unm)
  (3) Anna Montgomery
  m. Thomas Orr (schoolmaster in Campbelton)
  (4) daughter (a 1687)
  m. _ Watson, Provost of Dumbarton
  (5) daughter
  m. _ Ramsay in Ireland
(5) Jeane Montgomery
  m. (21.09.1669) Hugh Montgomerie in Longfuird (Lumford)
  (6)+ other issue (dsp) - Hugh (d before 1669), William (d before 1669)
  b. John Montgomery (d before 1632)
  m. Helen Houstoune
  c. (Isobel) Montgomery
m. (William) Buntin of Ardich (Bontein of Ardoch) (d 1683)
  d. daughter
  m. _ _ Montgomerie of Auchinhood
  e. daughter
  m. _ Campbell of Skeldon
  f. Agnes Montgomery
m. George Houston of Park
  ii. William Montgomery (Montgomerie) of Brigend (d before 1658)
  m. Jean Montgomery (dau/heir of James Montgomery of Brigend)
  The following comes from GH (p71+), partly supported by History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p367+, corrected in Appendix (p517+).
  a. John Montgomerie of Brigend (b c1602, dvp before 1647)
  m. (1626) Elizabeth Baxter (dau of Thomas Baxter of Shrinstoun)
  (1) Hugh Montgomerie of Brigend (b by 1730, d 05.06.1710)
  m. (1653) Katharine Scott (dau of Sir William Scott of Clerkington by Katherine Morison)
  (A) William Montgomerie of Brigend, later in America (b c1650, d c1721)
  m. (08.01.1684/5) Isobel Burnet (dau of Robert Burnet of Lethentie)
  (i) Robert Montgomerie of Eglinton (b 1687, d before 01.10.1766, to America) had issue in America
  m. (08.02.1709-10) Sarah Stacy of Burlington (d 09.03.1743-4, possibly dau of Henry Stacy of Spitalfields, Stepney)
  (ii) William Montgomerie in Philadelphia (b 07.02.1693, d 1771, to America) had issue in America
  m1. Susan (widow of John Wood)
  m2. (19.05.1750) Margaret Paschall (widow)
  (iii) James Montgomerie of Upper Freehold (to America) had issue in America
  (iv) Jane Montgomerie
  m. _ Montgomery ("of an Irish branch, and moved to Virginia")
  (v)+ other issue - Alexander (d unm?), Anna (b 01.02.1690), Elizabeth (b 12.07.1691)
  (B) James Montgomerie in Glasgow (a 01.1722)
  (i) Margaret Montgomerie
  m. Robert Maxwell of Arkland
  (ii) Mary Montgomerie
  m. James Wilson
  (iii)+ other issue - William (d before 711), George, Francis, James, Hugh, Thomas
  (C) Margaret Montgomerie
  m. William Boswell of Knockroon (grandson of Boswell of Auchinleck)
  (D) Catherine Montgomerie
  m. Quintin McAdam, younger, in Dalmellington
  (E) Elizabeth Montgomerie
  m. William Craufurd of Brockloch
  (2) James Montgomerie (dspms)
  b. William Montgomerie of Belliskeoch (dsp)
m. Barbara Montgomerie (dau of John Montgomerie of Cockilbie, cousin) @@ below
  c. James Montgomerie of Clonnayes (Glenays) (dsp)
  m. Janet Craufurd (dau of _ Craufurd of Aucehnames)
  d. Hugh Montgomerie of Crockbar then Beoch (d c1698)
m. Agnes McIlvain (dau of _ McIlvain of Grimmet)
  (1) John Montgomerie of Beoch, later of Brigend (d 1714)
  m. Jean Montgomerie (dau of George Montgomerie of Broomlands)
  (A) George Montgomerie of Edinburgh, last of Brigend (a 1715)
  m. Mary Dickson (dau of Archibald Dickson of Towerlands)
  (i) Robert Montgomerie, Provost of Edinburgh (d unm 07.09.1763)
  (ii)+ "several children"
  (B) James Montgomerie, Provost of Ayr
  m. Agnes Hunter (dau of Robert Hunter of Ayr)
(i) Jean Montgomerie
  m. James Leggat in Glasgow
  (C) Jean Montgomerie
  m. William Rankine of Knockgray
  iii. James Montgomery (d 05.1613, minister of Dunlop)
  m. Elizabeth Montgomerie (dau of Robert Montgomerie, Bishop of Argyle, son of 1st Earl of Eglinton)
a.+ issue (dsp) - Robert, James
  iv. John Montgomerie of Cockilbie (a 1663)
  m. Jean Forrester (dau of Captain Daniel Forrester of Carden ("envoy of James VI. to Spain"))
  a. David Montgomerie of Cockilbie, 7th of Lainshaw (d before 1692)
  m. Marion Dunlop (dau of James Dunlop of that ilk)
  (1) James Montgomerie of Cockilbie, 8th of Lainshaw, 'Lord Lyle' (dsp c1726)
  m. Barbara Kennedy (dau of John Kennedy of Craig or Barclanachan by _ Hunterstoun)
  (2) David Montgomerie (dsp?)
(3) Jean Montgomerie
  m. Rev. Alexander Laing of Donaghadee
  (A) David Laing, later Montgomerie of Lainshaw (d before 03.09.1752)
  m. Veronica Boswell (dau of James Boswell, 7th of Auchinleck)
  (i) James Montgomerie of Lainshaw (dsp 1767)
  m. Jean Maxwell (dau of Sir John Maxwell of Nether Pollock)
  (ii) Elizabeth Montgomerie of Lainshaw
  m1. Alexander Cunningham of Kirktonholme, younger of Corsehill (dvp 1770)
  m2. J. Beaumont
  (a) Elizabeth Beaumont (or Montgomery-Beaumont)
  Sometimes confused with her half-sister Elizabeth Montgomery-Cuninghame.
  m. (1797) George James Campbell of Treesbank (d 11.1815)
  (iii) Mary Montgomerie
  m. (1768) James Campbell of Treesbank (d 1776)
  (iv) Margaret Montgomerie
m. (1769) James Boswell of Auchinleck (cousin)
  b. John Montgomerie of Crevoch
  m. (1662) Katherine Johnston (dau of Peter Johnston, Baillie of Glasgow)
  (1)+ issue - son in Glasgow, Mary, Jean, Agnes
  c. Jean Montgomerie
  m. William Caldwell of that ilk
  d. Barbara Montgomerie
  m. William Montgomerie of Belliskeoch or Mackbiehall @@ above
  e. Agnes Montgomerie
m. ?? Kennedy of Kirkmichael
  f. Catherine Montgomerie
  m. _ McCubin of Knockdolian
  g. Margaret Montgomerie (b c1635, a 07.03.1693)
  m. (c1655) Rev. Andrew (Alexander?) Millar (b c1630, d 1686, minister of Dalry then Neilston)
  (1) Katherine Millar probably of this generation --
  m. (1696) Robert Barns, 3rd of Kirkhill (b 11.1678, d by 1751) --
  v. daughter
  m. _ Graham of Grugar
  vi. Mariot Montgomery
  m. (mcrt 20.02.1606) Robert Johnston of Wamphray (son of Gilbert)
  B.+ other issue - Robert, son, daughters
  BDdeM names one sibling for Neil, Robert. GH reports that, with daughters, there were 2 younger sons who both went to Ireland, one of whom was father of ...
  i. ?? Montgomery (d Boyne 1690, Major)
  a. ?? Montgomery of Grangesheugh (Major)
  m. _ Dunbar (dau of Sir William Dunbar of Mochrum)
  (1) Ann Montgomery
  m. _ Gordon (Major, son of William of Craichlaw)
3. James Montgomery of Cockilbie (a 1577)
  A. Hugh Montgomery of Cockilbie
  m. Katherine Dunlop
  B.+ other issue - James, Neil, Archibald, Alexander
4. Christian Montgomery
  m. _ Colquhoun of Luss
5. Elizabeth Montgomery
  m. _ Hume of Fastcastle
6. Helen Montgomery
  m. _ Maxwell of Newark

Main source(s): "The Origin and History of the Montgomeries" by B.D. de Montgomery (1948), 'GenealogicalHistory', shown above as "GH" = 'A Genealogical History of The Family of Montgomery' (Thomas Harrison Montgomery, 1863, p62+), 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p453+) with just a little support (very early generations only) from TSP ('Eglinton')
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