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Families covered: Ramsay of Dalhousie

Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
m1. (div) Elena Home
m2. (c1508) Nicolas Ker (dau of George Ker of Samuelston)
1. Nicolas Ramsay of Dalhousie (d before 09.05.1555)
  m1. Isabella Livingston (dau of Robert Livingston of Drumry)
  It is not certain that all of his legitimate children were by his first wife but the date of his second marriage indicates that most, at least, were.
  A. George Ramsay of Dalhousie (d 02.12.1580)
  m. Elizabeth Hepburn (d 12.1571, dau of _ Hepburn of Waughton)
  i. John Ramsay of Dalhousie (dsp before 12.04.1592)
  m. (mcrt 05.10.1574) Marion Bellenden (dau of John Bellenden of Auchnoull)
ii. James Ramsay of Cockpen (dvp 11.1580)
  m. (mcrt 05.04.1570) Elizabeth Ramsay (dau of David Ramsay of Clatto)
  a. George Ramsay, 1st Lord of Dalhousie (d before 22.07.1629)
  m1. (mcrt 16.04.1593) Margaret Douglas (dau of Sir George Douglas of Helenhill)
(1) William Ramsay, 1st Earl of Dalhousie (d 11.1672)
  m1. (mcrt 03.10.1617) Margaret Carnegie (d 04.1661, dau of David Carnegie, 1st Earl of Southesk)
  (A) George Ramsay, 2nd Earl of Dalhousie (d before 05.08.1674)
  m. (mcrt 10.12.1644) Anne Fleming (d 20.04.1661, dau of John Fleming, 2nd Earl of Wigtown)
  (i) William Ramsay, 3rd Earl of Dalhousie, Sheriff of Edinburgh (d after 28.02.1682)
  m. Mary Moore (d 17.03.1725, dau of Henry Moore, 1st Earl of Drogheda)
  (a) George Ramsay, 4th Earl of Dalhousie (d unm 1696)
  (b) William Ramsay, 5th Earl of Dalhousie (d unm 10.1710, Brig. General)
  (c) James Ramsay (d Almanza 1707, Colonel)
  (d) Elizabeth Ramsay (b c1679, d 02.1712)
m. (030.2.1696-7) Francis, 2nd Lord Hawley (d 1743)
  (ii) John Ramsay
  m. _ Sinclair
  (a) William Ramsay, 6th Earl of Dalhousie (bpt 02.12.1660, d 08.12.1739)
  m1. Jean Ross (dau of George, 11th Lord Ross)
((1)) George, Lord Ramsay (dvp 25.05.1739)
  m. (mcrt 09/16.11.1726) Jean Maule (d 27.04.1769, dau of Henry Maule of Kelly)
  ((A)) Charles Ramsay, 7th Earl of Dalhousie (d unm 24.01.1764)
  ((B)) George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousie (d 04.11.1787)
  m. (30.07.1767) Elizabeth Glen (b c1739, b 17.02.1807, dau of Andrew Glen of Longcroft)
((i)) George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie, Governor of Canada (b 23.10.1770, d 21.03.1838, General, CIC India) had issue
  m. (14.05.1805) Christian Broun (b 28.02.1786, d 22.01.1839, dau of Charles Broun of Colstoun)
  ((ii)) William Ramsay, later Maule, 1st Lord Panmure (b 27.10.1771, d 13.04.1852) had issue
  Ancestor of 11th Earl of Dalhousie, William inherited the Maule estates.
  m1. (01.12.1794) Patricia Heron Gordon (d 11.05.1821, dau of Gilbert Gordon of Halleaths)
  m2. (04.06.1822) Elizabeth Barton (dsp 25.06.1867, dau of John William Barton)
  ((iii)) John Ramsay (b 21.04.1775, d 28.06.1842, Lt. General, 4th son) had issue
m. (19.04.1800) Mary Delisle (d 28.10.1843, dau of Philip Delisle of Calcutta)
  Ancestor of 12th and later Earls of Dalhousie.
  ((iv)) Andrew Ramsay of Cheltenham (b 06.05.1776, d 02.04.1848) had issue
  m. (20.01.1800) Rachel Cook (d 14.06.1856, dau of James Cook of Rampore, Benares)
  ((v)) Elizabeth Ramsay (b 06.09.1769, d 13.06.1848)
  m. (13.08.1786) Sir Thomas Moncreiffe, 5th Bart (d 26.03.1818)
  ((vi)) Mary Ramsay (b 21.06.1480, d 01.04.1866)
  m. (29.04.1801) James Hay of Drum then Colliepriest (d 12.10.1822)
  ((vii))+ other issue (d unm) - James (b 04.10.1772, d 15.11.1837, Lt. Colonel), Henry (d 24.07.1808), David (b 27.12.1782, d 05.09.1801, Captain), Jane (b 20.05.1768, d 11.09.1768), Lucinda (d 15.06.1812), Georgina (b 01.02.1779, d young 17.05.1794)
  ((C)) Malcolm Ramsay (d unm 18.07.1783, Lt. Colonel)
  ((D))+ 4 sons (d young)
((2))+ other issue - Charles Frederick (dsp 1790), Malcolm (dsp), Anne (d unm 20.11.1739), Jean (d unm 26.12.1769)
  m2. Janet Martin
  (iii) George Ramsay of Carriden (bur 12.09.1705, Lt. General, CIC in Scotland)
  m. _ Buckson ("a Dutch lady")
  (a) Jean Ramsay (d unm)
  (iv) Robert Ramsay
  (v) Jean Ramsay (d 11.1696)
  m1. (1665) George Ross, 11th Lord of Halkhead (d 04.1682)
  m2. (mcrt 06.12.1684, sp) Robert Makgill, 2nd Viscount Oxfuird (b 20.05.1651, d 12.1705)
  (vi) Anne Ramsay
  m. James Home, 5th Earl of Home (dsp 1687)
  (vii) Euphame Ramsay
  m. (11.09.1679) John Hay
  (B) John Ramsay
  m. (1660) Marjorie Spence
BP1934 shows the 6th Earl as being son of this John (whose marriage is not reported by TSP). We follow TSP (and TCP) in showing the 6th Earl's parents as above.
  (C) William Ramsay (a 1679, Captain, 4th son)
  (i) William Ramsay
  (D) Anne Ramsay
  m1. (07.1664) John Scrymgeour, 1st Earl of Dundee (dsp 23.06.1668)
  m2. (13.10.1670) Sir Henry Bruce of Clackmannan
(E) Marjory Ramsay
  m1. James Erskine, 7th Earl of Buchan (d 10.1664)
  m2. James Campbell (minister of Auchterhouse, later of Lundie)
  (F)+ other issue - James, Magdalen (d unm)
  m2. Jocosa Apsley (d 28.04.1663, dau of Sir Alan Apsley, Lieutenant of the Tower of London, by Anne Carew, Jocosa was widow of Lyster Blount of Bicester)
  (2) John Ramsay of Edington
  m. (mcrt 19.02.1628) Egidia Kellie (dau of William Kellie)
  (A) Jean Ramsay
  m. Sir Patrick Broun, 1st Bart of Colstoun (d 1688)
  (3) Margaret Ramsay --
  m. (16.12.1626) William Livingston of Kilsyth (bpt 27.06.1609, d 13.06.1633) --
  (4)+ other issue - James, David (a 07.1622), Janet (b 08.11.1608)
  m2. Margaret Kerr
  b. John Ramsay (a 09.1608, 3rd son)
  This John is sometimes identified - including by BP1934 (Dalhousie) and BE1883 (Ramsay of Haddington and Holderness) - as the John Ramsay who was created Viscount Haddington and Earl of Holdernesse. However, TSP (Ramsay, Viscount of Haddington) specifically contradicts sources who claim this John to have been that John and reports the Viscount/Earl's ancestry differently (see 'Ramsay03').
c. Elizabeth Ramsay
  m. (mcrt 30.11.1591) Thomas Edingtoun of that ilk
  d.+ other issue - David, Helen
  iii. Alexander Ramsay of Edglaw (a 1560)
  iv. William Ramsay (a 1570) see note under this William's uncle William below
  v. Margaret Ramsay --
  m. Sir John Cranstoun of Cranstoun --
  vi. Agnes Ramsay
  m. Walter Riddell of Riddell (d by 1592) TSP & BP1934 say Andrew Riddell, Riddell's records say his father
  vii. Elizabeth Ramsay
  m. (mcrt 10.05.1574) Patrick Broun of Colstoun
  viii. Helen Ramsay (d before 05.05.1598)
  m. James Ramsay of Cockpen
  ix. Marion Ramsay
  m1. James Weir, younger of Blackwood
  m2. (before 1598) William Bannatyne of Corehouse
  x. Jean Ramsay
  m. (mcrt 28.01.1571-2) John Kincaid of Warriston
  B. James Ramsay of Hutoun (a 1550)
  C. William Ramsay of Edinburgh
  BP1934 reports that William married and had sons as follows. TSP shows this marriage (and a son William) to the William shown above as this William's nephew.
  m. Janet Wycht
i.+ issue - William, Nicol, John
  D. Cuthbert Ramsay
  m1. (before 13.12.1549) Agnes Stewart (d 02.1557, natural dau of James Stewart, Earl of Buchan)
  m2. Janet Fleming (widow of William Craik)
  i. Richard Ramsay
  E. daughter
  m. William Borthwick of Collilaw
  F. daughter
  m. John Gibson
  G.+ 4 sons (including Alexander in Carrington and Henry)
  m2. (c05.11.1552) Christian Ross (dau of Ninian Ross, Lord of Hawkhead)
  partner unknown
  K. Margaret Ramsay (a 02.1583)
  m. John Nasmyth in Prestonpans
2.+ other issue - George, Margaret

Main source(s): TSP (Dalhousie), BP1934 (Dalhousie)
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