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Families covered: Colvill of Cleish, Colville of Culross, Colville of Easter Wemyss, Colville of Ochiltree

Robert Colville of Hiltoun and Ochiltree (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
m. Elizabeth Arnot (d before 31.01.1527-8, dau of Walter Arnot of Balbarton)
1. Sir James Colville of Ochiltree, later of Easter Wemyss (d before 04.12.1540)
  m1. (c1530) Alison Bruce (a 08.1533, dau of Sir David Bruce of Clackmannan)
A. Sir James Colville of Easter Wemyss (b c1532, d 16.05.1562)
  m. Janet Douglas (dau of Sir Robert Douglas of Lochleven)
  i. Sir James Colville of Easter Wemyss, 1st Lord of Culross (b 1551, d 09.1629)
  m1. (c22.08.1570) Isabel Ruthven (dau of Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord)
  a. James Colville (dvpsp before 26.09.1595)
  b. Robert, Master of Colville (dvp before 14.12.1614)
  m. (after 24.09.1603) Christian Bruce (a 1630, dau of George Bruce of Carnock)
  (1) James Colville, 2nd Lord of Culross (b 1604, d 1654)
  m1. (c13.06.1622) Magdalen Young (dsp bur 28.10.1638, dau of Sir Peter Young of Seton)
  m2. ??
  (A) William Colville, 3rd Lord of Culross (d unm 12.04.1656)
  (B) John Colville, 4th Lord of Culross (dsp after 1678)
(C) Marjorie Colville
  m. (04.1662) Isaac Dobson
  m3. Margaret Clyntoun (d 1686)
  (2) Thomas Colville (a 03.1919)
  c. Margaret Colville (a 08.1586)
  m. Patrick Murray of Perdowie
  (1) Agnes Murray (d 1664)
  m. (1627) Robert Bruce, 3rd of Kennet (a 10.1671)
  d. Cecill Colville
  m. Laurence Mercer of Meikleour
e. Jean Colville
  m. (mcrt 06.1595) Sir James Campbell of Lawers (d 01.1645)
  m2. (before 05.1599) Helen Schaw (widow of Robert Mowbray, younger of Barnbougle)
  f. Helen Colville
  B. Alison Colville (d young)
  m2. (mcrt 21.05.1536) Margaret Forester (d before 16.05.1562, dau of Sir James Forrester, 3rd of Garden)
  C. Alexander Colville, Commendator of Culross (d 1597, Lord of Session)
  In a note, TSP specifically considers and rejects the view that Alexander was brother of the 1st Lord.
  m. Nicolas Dundas (dau of Alexander Dundas of Fingask)
  i. John Colville of West Comrie, Commendator of Culross (b 1573, d before 1650)
  m. Elizabeth Melville (dau of Sir James Melville of Hallhill)
a. Alexander Colville (b 1610, d 01.1666/76, Principal of St. Mary's, St. Andrew's)
  m. Anne le Blanc (a 1671)
  (1) John Colville (d c1677-8, reverend)
  m. (1665) Mary Preston (dau of Sir George Preston of Valleyfield)
  (A) Alexander Colville of Kincardine, de jure 5th Lord of Culross (b c1666, d 09.08.1717)
  m. (1687) Mary Erskine (bpt 21.05.1667, dau of Sir Charles Erskine, 1st Bart of Cambo)
  (i) John Colville, 6th Lord of Culross (b 1689, d 20.04.1741)
  m. (1716) Elizabeth Johnston (b c1701, d 03.03.1748, "an Irish lady")
  (a) Alexander Colville, 7th Lord of Culross (b 28.02.1717, dsp 21.05.1770, Vice Admiral)
m. (01.10.1768) Elizabeth Erskine (b c1735, d 02.11.1794, dau of Alexander Erskine, 5th Earl of Kellie)
  (b) John Colville, 8th Lord of Culross (b 24.01.1724-5, d 08.03.1811)
  m. (18.07.1758) Amelia Webber (d 05.08.1788)
  ((1)) James John, Master of Colville (b 10.08.1763, d unm 18.02.1786)
  ((2)) John Colville, 9th Lord of Culross (b 15.03.1768, d 22.12.1849, Admiral)
  m1. (14.10.1790) Elizabeth Ford (d 19.08.1839, dau of Francis Ford of the Lea)
  ((A)) daughter (d infant)
m2. (15.10.1841) Anne Law (d 30.05.1852, sister of Edward, 1st Earl of Ellenborough)
  ((3)) Sir Charles Colville (b 07.08.1770, d 27.03.1843, General) had issue
  m. (16.02.1818) Jane Mure (d 27.05.1843, dau of William Mure of Caldwell)
  Their elder son became 10th Lord, later 1st Viscount of Culross.
  ((4)) Anne Colville
  m. (19.04.1802) James Forsyth (captain)
  ((5)) Catherine Colville (b c1772, d 19.09.1843)
  m. (14.06.1792) Roger Frankland (d 25.03.1826, Canon of Wells)
  ((6))+ other issue - Charles (b 04.1759, d infant), Alexander (b 1761, d infant), Alexander (b 1769, d infant), George (b 11.08.1771d unm 1794), Isabella (d young), Elizabeth (d infant)
  (c) Margaret Colville
  m. Paul Castleman of Horsley
  (d) Elizabeth Colville
  m. Robert Petrie
  (e)+ other issue - Charles (d infant), George (b 1720 ,d 1739), Charles (b 21.04.1726, d unm 15.03.1763, Captain), James (b 1734, d unm 21.01.1761, Captain RN), Mary (d infant 04.04.1731)
  (ii) Charles Colville (b 1691, d unm 29.08.1775, Lt. General)
  (iii) Alexander Colville (b 1693, d unm 20.04.1765, RN)
  (iv) Margaret Colville (d 1794)
  m. Alexander Blair
  (v) Isabel Colville (dsp)
  m. (16.12.1768) George Johnston (minister of Monikie)
  (vi)+ other issue - George (d unm 11.1756), William (d young), Penelope (d unm), Mary (d unm 25.10.1770), Anne (d unm 27.12.1784), Catherine (d unm 11.11.1792)
  (B)+ other issue - George (a 1670), Marion, Anna
  (2)+ other issue - Abraham (d before 29.01.1681, professor at Sedan), Sarah
  b.+ other issue - James (a 1641), Samuel (a 1673)
  ii. James Colville (a 1609)
  iii. Robert Colville (minister of Culross)
  m. Katherine Melville
  a. Robert Colville of Kinnedder
  b. Jean Colville
  m. John Duncan (minister of Culross)
  c. Katherine Colville
  m. (30.10.1637) James Aitken (of Middle Grange family)
iv. Alexander Colville of Blair had issue
  m. Agnes Wardlaw
  v. Margaret Colville
  m. (18.10.1606) Patrick Murray of Pardewis
  vi. Susannah Colville
  m1. (12.09.1609) John Monypenny, fiar of Pitmillie (dvp 01.08.1617)
  m2. (22.07.1620) David Preston of Whitehill
  vii. Katherine Colville (d 10.06.1614)
  m. James Melville of Hallhill
viii. Grizel Colville
  m. John Preston of Valleyfield
  ix. Jean Colville
  m. Robert Bruce of Blairhall
  D. Margaret Colville
  m1. (07.03.1553-4) William Menteith of Randyford (d before 18.07.1571)
  m2. James Cunningham (brother of John of Drumquhassell)
  partner(s) unknown
  E. Robert Colville of Cleish (d 07.05.1560)
  m. Francisca Colquhoun (d 07.1591, dau of Patrick Colquhoun of Pemont and Drumskeath)
i. Robert Colvill of Cleish (d 1584)
  m. Margaret Lindsay (d 31.08.1601, dau of John Lindsay of Dowhill)
  a. Robert Colvill of Cleish (d 01.1634)
  m. Beatrix Haldane (dau of John Haldane of Gleneagles)
  (1) Robert Colvill of Cleish, 1st Lord of Ochiltree (dsp 25.08.1662)
  m1. Janet Wemyss (dau of Sir John Wemyss)
  m2. Euphan Myrton (d 08.11.1708, dau of Sir Thomas Myrton of Cambo by Anne Halkett)
  (2) David Colvill (d 11.1647)
  m. (mcrt 06.07.1630) Agnes Beaton (dau of David Beaton of Balfour)
(A) Robert Colvill, 2nd Lord of Ochiltree (d 12.02.1671)
  m. (19.08.1662) Margaret Wemyss (dau of David Wemyss of Fingask)
  (i) Robert Colvill, 3rd Lord of Ochiltree (dsp 25.03.1728)
  (ii) Margaret Colvill
  m. (1701) Sir John Ayton of Ayton (d 1703)
  Their elder son Robert succeeded to Ochiltree and changed his name to Colvill.
  (iii) Mary Colvill (d before 19.11.1739)
  m. Allan Logan of that Ilk (d 09.1733, minister of Torryburn then Culross)
  (B) David Colvill (d 06.1665)
  m. (mcrt 30.06.1664) Margaret Barclay (dau of Michael Barclay)
  (i) Margaret Colvill
  (C) Andrew Colvill (d before 01.09.1660)
  (D) Jean Colvill
  m. (02.09.1658) Thomas Alexander, younger of Skeddaway
  (3) William Colvill (a 10.1642) had issue
m. Katharine Brown
  (4) James Colvill
  (5) Margaret Colvill
  m. David Wemyss of Fingask
  (6) Grizel Colvill
  m. James Mitchell of Bandeath
  (7) Elizabeth Colvill
  m. William Dalgleish (b c1599, d 1676, minister of Cramond)
  b. Elizabeth Colvill
  m. James Lindsay of Dowhill and of Logie and Kinloch
c.+ other issue - John, James, Alexander, David, Janet, Margaret
  ii. John Colvill (b c1542, d 11.1605, minister of Kilbride, Ambassador)
  m. (07.1572) Janet Russell
  a.+ 3 sons - Robert, John ,Thomas
  d. daughter
  m. Henry Stewart of Whitelaw
  e. Margaret Colvill
  m. Sir Jerome Lindsay (Lyon King of Arms)
  iii. Matthew Colvill of Condy
  a.+ issue - William, Matthew
  iv. Henry Colvill (d 09.07.1596, 6th son)
  a. ??
(1) James Colvill of Huip
  v. Elizabeth Colvill
  m. Archibald Dundas of Fingask
  vi. Euphan Colvill
  m. (1576) James Moneypenny of Pitmellie (d 1638)
  vii. Grizel Colvill (d before 12.08.1607)
  m. (mcrt 27.05.1561) Harry Echlin of Pittadro
  viii. Margaret Colvill
  m. (1577) Arthur Sinclair of Aith
  ix.+ other issue - William, Thomas
  F. James Colville of West Comrie
partner(s) unknown
2. William Colville, Commendator of Culross (d 02.1566-7, Lord of Session)
  m. Eufam Dundas (probaby sister of Archibald Dundas of Fingask)
3. John Colville, 'Abbot of Culross' (d before 23.12.1552)
4. Robert Colville of East Wemyss and Pitkany
  m. Margaret Scougall
5. Katherine Colville
  m. George Home of Spott

Main source(s): TSP (Colville of Culross), BP1934 (Colville), TSP (Colvill of Ochilttree)
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