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Families covered: Bannerman of Elsick

We have seen in a web site the suggestion that the family name derived from an ancestor who bore the king's banner. We hope to find out more about the Bannermans of Waterton in due course but note that, by saying that the Bannermans of Elsick "have been confounded" with them, BP1934 appears to suggest that many records have confused the two branches.
Donald Banyrman of Waterton, Aberdeenshire (a 1366, physician to King David II)
1. ?? Bannerman presumed ancestor of the later Bannermans of Waterton
According to BP1934, "probably a younger son of the physician was" ...
2. Alexander Bannerman, 1st of Elsick in Cowie, Mearns (a 1387)
Presumed to have descended from the above Alexander was ...
Alexander Bannerman of Elsick (a 1586)
Alexander's wife is identified as Elizabeth, dau of John Johnston of that ilk. Thanks to a contributor (PK, 11.02.13) for advising that "Inverurie and the Earldom of Garioch" by Rev. John Davidson (1878), viewable here, identifies her as ...
m. Elizabeth Johnston (dau of John Johnston of that ilk & Caskieben by Janet Turyn or Turing)
1. Alexander Bannerman of Elsick
  m1. Margaret Forbes (dau of William Forbes of Tolquhon)
  A. Alexander Bannerman of Elsick (a 1641)
  m1. (1633) Marion Hamilton (dau of Alexander Hamiton of East Binning)
  i. Sir Alexander Bannerman, 1st Bart of Elsick (d 11.04.1711)
  m. (15.02.1670) Margaret Scott (dau of Patrick Scott of Thirlestane)
a. Sir Alexander Bannerman, 2nd Bart of Elsick (d 02.1742)
  m. Isabella Macdonald (d 13.06.1743, dau of Sir Donald Macdonald of Slate)
  (1) Sir Alexander Bannerman, 3rd Bart of Elsick (d 1747)
  m. Isabella (heiress of the Trotters of Horsley, Yorkshire)
(A) Sir Alexander Bannerman, 4th Bart of Elsick (d 13.06.1770)
  m. (1764) Elizabeth Sedgwick (dau of Marmaduke Sedgwick)
  (i) Elizabeth Bannerman of Strachan
  m. (14.10.1782) Sir Alexander Ramsay of Balmain, Bart
  (ii) Mary Bannerman of Blackhall
  m. Francis Russell
  (B) Sir Edward Bannerman, 5th Bart of Elsick (d unm 01.10.1796, Major)
(C) Isabella Bannerman
  (2) Mary Bannerman (d 03.09.1717) apparently of this generation
  m. John Fullerton of Gallery & Muchals (d 12.09.1759)
  (3) Isabel Bannerman probably of this generation
  m. John Hope of Edinburgh
  (4) daughter
b. Francis Bannerman (d unm)
  c. Sir Patrick Bannerman, Provost of Aberdeen (d 1733)
  m. (1714) Margaret Maitland (dau of Sir Charles Maitland of Pitrichie)
  (1) Alexander Bannerman of Aberdeen (b 1715, d 1782)
  m. (1737) Margaret Burnett (dau of Thomas Burnett of Kirkhill)
(A) Sir Alexander Bannerman, later Burnett, later Bannerman, 6th Bart of Elsick (b 20.12.1741, d 29.12.1813)
  m. (1768) Mary Gordon (dau of James Gordon of Banchory)
  (i) Sir Alexander Bannerman, 7th Bart of Elsick (b 19.12.1769, dsp 31.05.1840)
  m. (1800) Rachel Irvine (d 13.11.1847, dau of John Irvine of Auchmunziel)
  (ii) James Bannerman (dsp 1838)
  m. Helen Burnett (d 1865, dau of Alexander Burnett of Kemnay)
  (iii) Sir Charles Bannerman, 8th Bart of Elsick (b 18.08.1782, d 18.06.1851) had issue
  m. (14.08.1821) Anne Bannerman (d 1838, dau of Charles Bannerman) @@ below
  (iv) Maria Bannerman
  m. (1793) William Keith-Falconer, 6th Earl of Kintore (b 11.12.1766, d 06.10.1812)
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas, Edward, Margaret
  (B) Thomas Bannerman of Aberdeen (b 1743, d 01.1820)
  m. Jane Simpson (dau of George Simpson of Hazelhead)
  (i) Sir Alexander Bannerman, Governor or Prince Edward Island then of the Bahamas then of Newfoundland (b 08.10.1788, dsp 30.12.1864)
  m. (14.01.1824) Margaret Gordon (d 24.12.1878, dau of Alexander Gordon)
  (ii) Thomas Bannerman (b 03.10.1795, d 14.04.1863) had issue
  m. (22.06.1824) Jane Hogarth (dau of George Hogarth)
Parents of the 10th baronet.
  (C) Charles Bannerman (d 09.1813)
  m. Margaret Wilson (dau of Patrick Wilson of Finzeaueh)
(i) Patrick Wilson Bannerman of Elmsfield, Aberdeen (b 18.12.1794, d 16.09.1854, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (05.09.1826) Anna Johnston (d 08.03.1884, dau of Sir William Johnston of that ilk)
  (ii) Margarert Bannerman
  m. Alexander Forbes of Blackford
  (iii) Anne Bannerman (d 1838)
  m. (14.02.1821) Sir Charles Bannerman, 8th Bart @@ above
(iv)+ other issue - Alexander, George, Thomas, Catherine, Georgina (d 1870)
  (2)+ 1 son and 3 daughters
  d. Isabella Bannerman probably of this generation
  m. James Scott of Logie (b 1671)
  ii. George Bannerman of Dunboig (dsp 1690, advocate solicitor)
  m. Elizabeth Oliphant (dau of _ Oliphant of Bachilton)
  m2. ??
  iii. Robert Bannerman (minister of Newton)
  m. (1719) Margaret Carse (dau of Sir Mark Carse of Cockpen)
  iv. John Bannerman
  m2. Marjory Leslie (dau of Sir John Leslie of Wardes, 1st Bart, m2. Sir John Fletcher)
2. Margaret Bannerman
  BP1934 reports that in 1608 Margaret married John Gordon, younger of Haddo. TSP (Aberdeen) reports that that John's wife was Margaret, dau of George Bannerman of Waterton, who later married Sir WIlliam Keith of Ludquharn.

Main source(s): BP1934 (Bannerman)
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