'Elphinstone4'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Elphinstone of Balmerino, Elphinstone of Calderhall, Elphinstone of Coupar
[Most of the upper section was previously included within Elphinstone2 but was moved here to facilitate expansion.]

James Elphinstone, 1st Lord Balmerino (b 19.08.1557, d 21.06.1612)
m1. (21.03.1588) Sarah Menteith (dau of Sir John Menteith of Carse)
1. John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerino (d 01.03.1649)
  m. (mcrt 30.08.1613) Anne Kerr (d 27.02.1650, dau of Sir Thomas Kerr of Oxnam, later of Ferniehirst)
  A. John Elphinstone, 3rd Lord Balmerino, 2nd Lord Coupar (b 18.02.1623, d 10.06.1704)
  m. (30.10.1649) Margaret (Ann) Campbell (d 01.1666, dau of John Campbell, 1st Earl of Loudoun, Chancellor)
i. John Elphinstone, 4th Lord Balmerino, 3rd Lord Coupar (b 26.12.1652, d 13.05.1736)
  m1. (16.02.1672) Christian Montgomerie (dau of Hugh Seton Montgomerie, 7th Earl of Eglinton)
  a. son (dvpsp before 06.03.1698)
  b. Hugh Elphinstone, Master of Balmerino (dsp Lisle 1708)
  c. James Elphinstone, 5th Lord Balmerino, 4th Lord Coupar (b 24.11.1675, dsp 05.01.1746)
  m. (1718) Elizabeth Carnegie (b 02.01.1699, dsp 23.09.1767, dau of David Carnegie, 4th Earl of Northesk)
  d. Margaret Elphinstone
  m. (16.02.1692) Sir John Preston of Prestonhill
  e. Jean Elphinstone (d 13.05.1739)
  m. (1700) Francis Stewart, 7th Earl of Moray (b c1674, d 13.05.1739)
m2. (07.06.1687) Anne Ross (d 10.11.1712, dau of Arthur Ross or Rose, Archibishop of St. Andrews)
  f. Arthur Elphinstone, 6th Lord Balmerino, 5th Lord Coupar (b 1688, dsp 18.08.1746)
  Arthur was attainted and beheaded for supporting the Jacobite rebellion.
  m. Margaret Chalmers (b c1709, d 24.08.1765, dau of Captain Chalmers)
  g.+ other issue (d unm) - Alexander (d 01.10.1733), Anne
  ii.+ other issue (d infant) - James (b 23.02.1655), Margaret (b 29.01.1657), James (b 12.04.1660)
m2. Marjory Maxwell (dau of Hugh Maxwell of Tealing)
2. James Elphinstone, 1st Lord Coupar (b c1587, dsp 1669)
  m1. Margaret Halyburton (dau of Sir James Halyburton of Pitcur)
  m2. (mcrt 11.10.1666) Marion Ogilvy (dau of James Ogilvy, 2nd Earl of Airlie)
3. Margaret Elphinstone
  m.(1618) Andrew Fraser, 2nd Lord (d c1657)
4. Barbara Elphinstone
  m. John Hamilton of Blair
5. Marjory Elphinstone
  m. Francis Fraser of Kinmundie (d before 1676)



William Elphinstone of Troanes, Orkney (b 26/8.09.1544, d 26.07.1602)
m. Janet Henderson (dau of James Henderson, 3rd of Fordell)
1. Henry (Harry) Elphinstone
  m. (29.04.1619) Elizabeth Henderson (dau of Sir Thomas Henderson of Chester, Lord of Session)
  A. Sir Thomas Elphinstone of Calderhall (b 08.03.1620, d 1678, 2nd son)
  m. (24.04.1650) Jean Lauder (dau of Richard Lauder of Hatton)
  i. Richard Elphinstone of Calderhall (b 03.10.1652)
  m. (14.12.1674) Jean Bruce of Airth (d 20.03.1683, dau of Alexander Bruce of Airth)
  a. son (dsp)
  b. Elizabeth Elphinstone
  m. William Dundas of Blair Castle
  ii. Harry Elphinstone
  m. _ Forbes (dau of _ Forbes of Bonhand)
  iii. Joan Elphinstone
  m. Robert Mylne
  iv.+ other issue - Lillias (b 1650, d unm), Miria, Elizabeth, Marrion, Anna
  B. William Elphinstone, later of Calderhall (b 02.08.1634, 4th son)
  m1. ??
  i.+ issue
  m2/3. ??
  C. Margaret Elphinstone (b 30.07.1621)
  m. Sir John Erskine of Balgonie
  D. Elizabeth Elphinstone (b 12.08.1624)
  m. Andrew Bryson of Craigtown
  E. Anna Elphinstone (b 01.1627)
  m. Robert Lockhart in Edinburgh
  F. Mary Elphinstone (b 1631)
  m. _ Forbes of Bonlie
  G.+ other issue (d young) - William (b 13.01.1628), Harry (b 13.11.1630), Balgonie (b 27.03.1637), Miria (b 08.08.1620), Janet (b 25.07.1623), Joan (b 03.09.1625), Barbara (b 13.05.1633)
2.+ other issue - Sir William (d unm), "several daughters"

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : TSP (Balmerino), TSP (Coupar)
(2) For lower section : Commoners (vol ii, Dundas of Blair Castle, section on 'Families of Bruce and Elphinstone')
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