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Families covered: Somerville of Cambusnethan (Camnethan), Somerville of Drum, Somerville of Somerville

John Somerville, 3rd Lord (d 11.1491)
As indicated in 'Somerville01', some sources identify John as 2nd Lord rather than 3rd Lord.
m1. (10.07.1446) Helen Hepburn (d before 03.1456-7, dau of Sir Adam Hepburn of Hailes)
1. William Somerville of Carnwath, Master of Somerville (b 1453/6, dvp before 14.11.1491)
  m1. (13.06.1476) Marjory Montgomery (dau of Alexander Montgomery, 2nd Lord)
  A. John Somerville, 4th Lord (b c1484, dsp 27.10.1522)
  m. Agnes Colquhoun (a 1528, dau of Humphrey Colquhoun of Luss)
  B. Hugh Somerville, 5th Lord (b c1486, d 1549)
  m1. (20.12.1510) Anne Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran)
i.+ 2 sons (d young)
  m2. Jean/Janet Maitland (d after 15.08.1559, dau of William Maitland Thirlestane and of Lethington)
  iii. James Somerville, 6th Lord (b c1518, d 12.1569)
  m1. (before 1529) Jean Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran)
  m2. Agnes Hamilton (dau of Sir James Hamilton of Finnart)
  a. Hugh Somerville, 7th Lord (b 1547, d 24.03.1597)
  m. (mcrt 11.01.1557-8, div 1587) Eleanor Seton (d c1603, dau of George Seton, 4th Lord)
  (1) William, master of Somerville (b c1566, d unm 01.1592)
  (2) Gilbert Somerville, 8th Lord (b c1568, d 1618, 3rd son)
  m. (04.1592) Margaret Somerville (dau of James Somerville of Cambusnethan) @@ below
  (A) James, Master of Somerville (b c1603, dvp c1615)
  (B) Robert Somerville (bpt 20.05.1604)
  (C) Mary Somerville (b before 1599, d 15.05.1620)
  m1. (sp) James Sandilands, 2nd Lord Torphichen (d 08.1617)
  m2. William Douglas of Pompherston
  (D) Margaret Somerville
m. (sp) Sir Humphrey Colquhon of Balvie
  (E) ? daughter
  m. (sp?) Stewart of Minto
  (3) Hugh Somerville of Drum, de jure 9th Lord (b c1573, d 04.1640, 10th son)
  m. (08.1594) Margaret Hamilton (d 02.03.1644, dau of Gavin Hamilton, 7th of Raploch)
  (A) James Somerville of Drum, de jure 10th Lord (b 01.1595-6, d 03.01.1677)
  m. (26.04.1631) Lilias Bannatyne (b c1608, d 12.1675, dau of Sir James Bannatyne of Newhall)
  (i) James Somerville of Drum, de jure 11th Lord (bpt 24.01.1632, d 07.02.1693)
  m1. (13.11.1651) Martha Bannatyne (b 1634, d 1676, dau of John Bannatyne of Corehouse)
(a) James Somerville (b 26.08.1652, dvp 10.07.1682)
  m. (03.06.1671) Elizabeth Graham (dau of George Graham in Edinburgh)
  ((1)) James Somerville of Drum, de jure 12th Lord (bpt 29.11.1674, d 04.12.1709)
  m. Janet Murray (dau of Patrick Murray of Mount Lothian)
((A)) James Somerville of Drum, 13th Lord (bpt 25.01.1698, d 14.12.1765)
  m1. (18.09.1724) Anne Bayntun (d 24.10.1734, dau of Henry Bayntun of Spye Park)
  ((i)) James Somerville of Drum, 14th Lord (b 22.06.1727, d unm 19.04.1796)
  ((ii)) Hugh Somerville (b 1729, d 07.05.1795, Colonel)
  m1. (23.11.1763) Elizabeth Cannon Lethbridge (d 11.10.1765, dau of Christopher Lethbridge of Westaway, Pilton)
((a)) John Southey Somerville, 15th Lord (b 21.09.1765, d unm 05.10.1819)
  m2. (1778) Mary Digby (b c1750, d 08.09.1794, dau of Hon Wriothesley Digby of Meriden)
  ((b)) Hugh Somerville (b 13.01.1779, dsp 13.01.1808)
  m. (25.12.1807) Amicia Heming (d 22.01.1859, dau of George Heming of Weddington)
  ((c)) Mark Somerville, 16th Lord (b 26.10.1784, d unm 03.06.1842)
  ((d)) Kennelm Somerville, 17th Lord (b 14.11.1787, d 19.10.1864)
  m. (03.09.1833) Frances Louisa Hayman (d 18.11.1885, dau of John Hayman)
  (((1))) Hugh Somerville, 18th Lord (b 11.10.1839, d unm 17.11.1868)
  (((2))) Frederick Noel Somerville (b 08.10.1840, d unm 08.01.1867)
  (((3))) Louisa Harriet Somerville (b 11.01.1835)
  m. (21.10.1871) Charles Stewart Henry (d 05.10.1892, Colonel)
  (((4))) Emily Charlotte Somerville (b 29.07.1836)
  m. (29.04.1860) Rev. Thomas Bond Bird Robinson (d 1897, rector of Milton)
  (((5))) Mary Agnes Somerville (b 19.12.1837, d 16.06.1889)
m. (18.06.1872) Sir Theophilus William Biddulph, 7th Bart of Westcombe (d 01.03.1883)
  (((6))) Selina Constance Somerville (b 21.11.1841, d 13.01.1910)
  m. (06.08.1861) Ralph Smyth (dsp 20.11.1890)
  (((7))) Julia Frances Somerville (b 24.05.1844)
  m. (23.11.1871) Sir Edward William Blackett, Bart of Matfen Hall (d 13.09.1909)
  ((e)) William Somerville (b 14.10.1789, d 06.07.1857)
m. (05.05.1830) Charlotte Bagot (b c1800, d 24.10.1865, dau of Rev. Walter Bagot of Blithfield)
  (((1))) Aubrey John Somerville, 19th Lord (b 01.02.1838, d unm 28.08.1870, 4th son)
(((2)))+ issue - Walter Digby (b 17.12.1831, d unm 17.5.1865), William Everard (b 03.07.1833, d unm 06.09.1868), Reginald Hugh (b 16.12.1836, d Sebastopol 08.09.1855), Augustus (b 08.08.1840, d 07.04.1869)
  ((f)) Mary Somerville (b 27.04.1780, d 28.04.1834)
  m. Rev. Charles Digby, Canon of Windsor (d 23.06.1841)
  ((g)) Frances Somerville (b 07.01.1782, dsp 23.10.1849)
  m. (28.08.1838) Hon. William Booth Grey (d 28.03.1852)
  ((h)) Harriet Somerville (b 23.05.1786, d 28.01.1864)
  m. (14.10.1816) William, 17th Earl of Erroll (d 26.01.1819)
  ((i)) Julia Valenza Somerville (b 27.08.1792, d 23.03.1879)
  m. (20.05.1816) Sir Francis Bond Head (d 20.07.1875)
((iii)) Anne Wichnour Somerville (b 12.09.1725, d 29.10.1778)
  m. (23.12.1748) George Burges of Greyslee & Mortimer (d 13.03.1786)
  m2. (27.04.1736) Frances Rotherham (d 13.05.1755, dau of John Rotherham of Muchwaltham)
  ((iv)) Elizabeth Somerville (b 16.09.1737, d 1740)
  ((B)) George Somerville of Dinder (b 12.06.1701, d 26.05.1782)
  m. Elizabeth Hickes (b c1699, d 06.07.1776, dau of Robert Hickes of Combe and Dinder)
  ((i)) William Somerville (b 1733, dsp 25.06.1803, minister)
  m. (06.1777) Jane Seaman (b c1755, d 03.12.1830, dau of Lionel Seaman, Archdeacon of Taunton)
  ((ii)) Anne Vannam Somerville (d 31.03.1812)
  m. Rev. Thomas Fownes of Kittery Court
  Dinder Court passed to their eldest son who assumed the name Somervile.
  ((iii))+ other issue - James (d 1764, Captain), Mark (b c1736, d 11.09.1758), Elizabeth Maria (b 1737, d unm 29.11.1817)
  ((C))+ other issue - Patrick (bpt 16.08.1703), John (b 23.12.1705, dsp), Euphemia (b 26.06.1696, d unm), Elizabeth ((b 08.05.1699, d unm), 2 / 3 others
  ((2))+ other issue - John (bpt 07.12.1676), Martha (b 20.05.1679)
  (b) John Somerville (b before 1655, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Anna Maria Susanna Hasill
  (c)+ other issue - George (b before 1656, married), son (b before 1657)
  m2. Margaret Jamieson (d by 1726, dau of Gavin Jamieson)
  (e)+ other issue - Hugh (b 1688), Margaret (b 1686)
  (ii)+ other issue - Hugh (b 1635, d 1647), John (bpt 12.08.1637, d before 1647), Thomas (bpt 12.09.1638, d 1647), Margaret (bpt 10.09.1633, married), Mary (b 1639, d 1647), Sybil (b 25.06.1640, d 1648), Anne (bpt 26.06.1645, d 1647), daughter (d 03.1677, married), child (bpt 28.06.1636, d young)
  (B) Jean Somerville
  m. (before 11.10.1637) James Tennant of Cairns
  (C)+ other issue - Gavin (d before 1612), Margaret (dvpsp)
  (4) Jean Somerville
  m. (mcrt 22.07.1588) Robert Hamilton of Stoneypath
  (5) daughter
  m. Thomas Somerville of Lanark
  (6)+ other issue - Robert (d unm before 1588), 6 sons (dsp, 5 d young), Elspeth, Janet (bur 01.1614), 2 children (dvp)
  p. Jean Somerville (wife of David Lindsay in Edinburgh)
  (17)+ other issue - James, Robert
  b. James Somerville of Girdwood ancestor of Somervilles of Drishane
  m. dau of Lindsay of Covington
  (1) John Somerville (minister of Ednam 1640) had issue
  m. Margaret Knox
(2)+ other issue
  c. Margaret Somerville
  d. Agnes Somerville
  m. (mcrt 08.08.1567) _ Somerville of Plane
  partner unknown
  e. Hugh Somerville of Wolfroddis (d 08.1608)
  m. Katharine Herries
  iv. Hugh Somerville (5th son) ancestor of Somervilles of Spittal
  m. ?? Tweedie (dau of John Tweedie of Drummelzier)
  v. Robert Somerville (d before 05.03.1590-1)
  a. Hugh Somerville
  vi. Margaret Somerville
m. (mcrt 02.01.1547) Charles Murray of Cockpool (b 1528, d 22.05.1605)
  vii. Agnes Somerville called Marjory by BE1883
  m1. (1533) John Tweedie (son/heir of James Tweedie, son/heir of John of Drummelzier)
  m2. (25.02.1554) William Murray of Romanno
  viii. Elizabeth Somerville
  m. (1541) John Carmichael of Carmichael (d 1580/c1585)
  ix. ? daughter
  m. Sir James Lindsay of Pittardie
  x.+ other issue - John of Broomhill (d after 1583), Michael, William (vicar of Kirkbean)
  m2. (c1477) Janet Douglas (dau of Sir William Douglas, 4th of Drumlanrig)
  It is an assumption that Mary was by William's second marriage rather than his first but, given that BE1883 attributes two sons to his first marriage which did not last long, it seems reasonable.
  C. Mary Somerville
  m. James Lockhart of Lee
2. Elizabeth Somerville
  An Elizabeth of this generation is shown in many sources, including TCP (Argyll), as the first wife of Archibald Campbell, Master of Campbell, and mother of Colin, 1st Earl of Argyll. We show that Elizabeth 2 generations earlier (here).
3. Helen Somerville
  m. (c1460) Sir John Jardine of Applegarth
4. Catherine Somerville --
  m. Sir George Lauder of Hatton (d Flodden 09.09.1513) --
m2. (03.1455-6) Mariotta Baillie (a 1505, dau of Sir William Baillie of Lamington)
5. Sir John Somerville of Quothquan, 1st of Cambusnethan (b 1457, d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. (03.07.1489) Elizabeth Carmichael (b c1473, dau of John Carmichael, 1st of Balmedie)
  A. John 'Red Bag' Somerville, 2nd of Cambusnethan (d 1553)
  m1. (by 13.03.1511, div 1515-6) Janet Hepburn (dau of Sir Adam Hepburn of Craigs)
  i.+ issue
  m2. (mcrt 10.07.1510) Margaret Graham (dau of William Graham, 1st Earl of Montrose)
  ii. John (James) Somerville, 3rd of Cambusnethan (b 1520, d 02.1594)
  m1. Katherine Carmichael (b c1515, d 1552)
  This may possibly be the Katherine/Elizabeth Carmichael who was mistress to King James V.
  a. James 'Velvet Eye' Somerville of Cambusnethan (b c1539, d 09.1613)
  m. Margaret Hamilton (dau of Archibald Hamilton, 5th of Raploch)
  (1) John Somerville of Cambusnethan (b c1568, d 1635)
  m. Mary Hamilton (probably dau of Sir James Hamilton of Evandale, Libberton & Crawfurdjohn)
(A) Sir James Somerville of Cambusnethan (b 1596, d 1659)
  James sold Cambusnethan in 1647 to James Somerville of Drum, de jure 10th Lord above.
  m. Helen Hamilton (dau of Sir John Hamilton of Lettrick)
  (i) John Somerville
  (2) Margaret Somerville (d 1617)
  m1. (04.1592) Gilbert Somerville, 8th Lord (b c1568, d 1618) @@ above
  m2. Sir James Muirhead of Lauchope
(3) Mary Somerville possibly to be of this generation
  m. Adam Whiteford of that ilk
  m2. Katherine Murray (d 16.12.1605, dau of Patrick Murray of Philiphaugh and Falahill)
  b. Jean Somerville
  m. (1576) James Dunlop of Dunlop (d 04.1617)
  c. Helen Somerville probably of this generation, assumed to be of this marriage
  m. Sir John Skene of Curriehill
  d. Margaret Somerville possibly of this generation, assumed to be of this marriage
  m. Alexander Hamilton in Hiellies
  e. Nicola Somerville '4th daughter'
  m. Walter Stewart, 1st Lord Blantyre (d 08.03.1617)
  iii. Alexander Somerville of Torbrax or Tarbrax thought to be of this generation
  m. Agnes Bellenden (dau of Thomas Bellenden)
  m3(?). (div before 1539 ?) Christian Dalzell (dau of Robert Dalzell of that ilk)
  Uncertain by which wife was ...
  iv. Flora Somerville
  m. James Johnstone of Westerhall (d 1570)
B. Margaret Somerville
  m. John Nisbet of Dalzell
  C. daughter --
  m. John Hamilton of Newton, 3rd of Silvertonhill (d 1535) --
  D.+ other issue - William of Tarbrax, Mary
  TSP (Somerville) also mentions the following in footnote.
  F. Elizabeth Somerville
  m(1). Robert Dalzell of that ilk
Not mentioned by TSP, but this is possibly the same Elizabeth, identified by BLG (Charteris) as daughter of John Somerville of Cambusnethan, who died before 1511 having married ...
  m(2). John Charteris, 7th of Amisfield (d 1526/7)
  G. Helen Somerville (b c1489)
  m. (before 1518) Robert Boyd, 4th Lord of Kilmarnock (d before 10.05.1558)
  H.+ other issue (a 12.09.1508) - Michael, James
  Strangely, TSP (Somerville) does not mention ...
  J. Agnes Somerville (b c1500) --
  m1. John Fleming, 2nd Lord, Chamberlain of Scotland (b 1465, d 01.11.1524)
  m2. (by 29.01.1529-30) George Leslie, 4th Earl of Rothes (d 28.11.1558) --
6. Marion Somerville
  m. Alan Lockhart (son of Sir Stephen of Cleghorn)
7. Alison Somerville
8. Giles Somerville probably of this marriage --
  m. (c10.1483) Thomas Weir of Blackwood --

Main source(s): TSP (Somerville), BE1883 (Somerville)
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