'Mure02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Mure of Caldwell, Mure of Glanderston

John More, 1st of Caldwell (a 10.1409)
m. heiress of Caldwell
1. John Mure, 2nd of Caldwell (a 1430)
A. John Mure, 3rd of Caldwell (a 1476, d before 1492)
  m. Elizabeth
  i. Sir Adam Mure, 4th of Caldwell (d before 1516)
  m. Elizabeth Sempill (dau of Sir Thomas Sempill of Eliotstoun)
  a. Elizabeth Mure
  m. George Lindsay, younger of Dunrod
  b. Janet (or Marion) Mure
  m. John Stewart of Ardgowan and Blackhall
  c.+ other issue (dvpsp) - Constantine, John, Hector (d 1499), Robert
ii. Sir John Mure, 5th of Caldwell (d by 1538)
  m. Janet Stewart (dau of Matthew Stuart, 2nd Earl of Lennox)
  a. John Mure of Caldwell (d c1544)
  At this stage, the main sources disagree. Crawfurd reports a John who in 1539 married Christian Ross then his son Sir John married Isabel Montgomery. Crawfurd does not show a John as marrying Janet Kennedy and shows William of Glanderston as son of the younger son of the John who married Isabel Montgomery. We follow BLG1952 which is supported by Commoners.
  m1. Isabel Montgomery (dau of Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton)
  (1) Sir John Mure of Caldwell (d 10.09.1550/70)
  m. Janet Kennedy (dau of Alexander Kennedy of Bargany)
(A) Sir Robert Mure of Caldwell
  m1. Elizabeth Kincaid (dau of ?? Kincaid of that ilk)
  (i) John Mure (dvpsp)
  m. Helen Preston (dau of Sir George Preston of Valleyfield)
  (ii) James Mure, younger of Caldwell (dvp)
  m. Margaret Mure (dau of Sir William Mure of Rowallan)
(a) Robert Mure of Caldwell (d c1640)
  m. Jean Knox (dau of Uchtred Knox of Ranfurlie)
  ((1)) Robert Mure of Caldwell (dsp 1644/7)
  ((2)) James Mure of Caldwell (dsp 1654)
  ((3)) William Mure of Caldwell
  m. (1655) Barbara Cuninghame (dau of Sir William Cuninghame, 1st Bart of Cuninghamhead)
  ((A)) Jane Mure (dsp 05.1690)
  m. (14.03.1690) John Erskine of Carnock
  ((B)) Barbara Mure of Caldwell (a 1690, dsp)
  m. John Fairlie of that ilk
  ((C)) Anne Mure
((4)) Euphemia or Barbara Mure
  m. William Mure, 3rd of Glanderston
  ((5)) Isabel Mure
  m. John Lennox of Branschogle
  (b) Elizabeth (probably not Mary) Mure (a 10.1633) Commoners shows this Elizabeth a generation later
  m1. Gavin Hamilton, younger of Raploch (dvp)
  m2. Robert Hamilton of Cathkin (d 06.1619)
  m3. (mcrt 15.09.1624) Andrew Law (minister of Weilston)
  (c) Margaret or Marion Mure Commoners shows this Marion a generation later
m. Edward Hamilton of Balgray, 7th of Silvertonhill (d 1649)
  (d)+ other issue - John, James, Hugh, Barbara
  m2. Barbara Preston (dau of Archibald Preston of Valleyfield)
  (iii) Barbara Mure
  According to Crawfurd & BCG, this (unnamed) daughter married Sir William Hamilton, Bart of Preston. BLG1952 names her as Barbara and says that her husband (son of Sir John Hamilton of Preston) was ...
m. (1609) Sir James Hamilton of Fingalton (d 10.1644)
  (B)+ other issue - William, James
  m2. (1539/43, div) Christian Ross (d before 02.1556-7, dau of Ninian Ross, 3rd Lord Ross of Halkhead)
  (2) William Mure, 1st of Glanderston
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (dau of William Hamilton, 2nd of Raploch)
  (A) William Mure, 2nd of Glanderston (d 1640)
  m. (c1620) Jean Hamilton (dau of Rev. Hans Hamilton)
  (B) Janet Mure
  m. John Pollok of Pollok (d before 03.1577)
(C) Jean Mure
  m. George Maxwell of Auldhouse (d 11.1648, minister of Mearns)
  (D) Margaret Mure
  m. William Hamilton of Duncarnock
  (3) James Mure
  b. Agnes Mure
  m. Patrick Montgomery of Giffen
  c. Elizabeth Mure
  m. William Ralston of Ralston
  d. Marion Mure possibly of this generation, could be 1 later
  m. John Kennedy of Drummellane (a 1564)
  e.+ other issue - Alexander of Kittochside (dsp), Robert (d 11.04.1551), William, Archibald
  iii. Marjory Mure
  m. Sir John Ross, 1st Lord Ross of Halkhead (d 1500/1)
  iv. Alison Mure possibly of this generation
  m. John Eccles of Kildonan (a 1506)
  B. Adam Mure of Cowdames (a 1475)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Mure of Bodicote House, formerly of Caldwell), Crawfurd's Renfrewshire with support/input from Commoners (vol 1, 'Mure of Caldwell', p453+) and some support from BCG (vol 2, 1895, 'Moore', p487+)
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