'Gordon09'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gordon of Abergeldie, Gordon of Cluny

Sir Alexander Gordon, 1st of Abergeldie (d before 01.1504)
Commoners (vol II, Gordon of Haffield) shows this Alexander (m. Janet, dau of George Leith of Barnis, relict of Alexander Seton of Meldrum) as father of Alexander (m. Janet, dau of Alexander Irvine) father of William (d 1514, m. Frances, dau of Andrew, Lord Gray) father of Alexander (m. Katherine, dau of Sir WIlliam Nicholson, Bart of Carnock) father of Alexander (m. Euphemia Graham) father of John & Rachel. We follow BLG1952 which shows as follows:
m. Beatrice Hay (possibly dau of William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll)
1. George Gordon, 2nd of Abergeldie (d before 1523)
  m. Margaret Stewart (dau of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan)
  A. Alexander Gordon (dvpsp)
  B. James Gordon, 3rd of Abergeldie (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m. Janet Leith (dau of George Leith, 7th of Barns)
  i. Alexander Gordon, 4th of Abergeldie (d 1594)
  m. Janet Irvine (dau of Alexander Irvine, younger of Drum)
a. Alexander Gordon, 5th of Abergeldie (dsp 1601)
  m. (1586) Margaret Mackintosh (dau of William Mackintosh, 15th of Mackintosh, 16th of Clan Chattan)
  b. William Gordon, 6th of Abergeldie (d 1630)
  m. Elizabeth Seton (dau of David Seton of Parbroath)
  (1) Alexander Gordon, 7th of Abergeldie (d 1655)
  m. Katharine Nicolson (dau of Thomas Nicolson of Cocksburnpath)
  (A) Alexander Gordon, 8th of Abergeldie (d 13.06.1692)
  m. Euphemia Graham (dau of Robert Graham of Morphie)
(i) John Gordon, 9th of Abergeldie (dsp 1698)
  m. (mcrt 11.12.1694) Elizabeth Rose (dau of Hugh Rose, 14th of Kilravock)
(ii) Rachel Gordon, 10th of Abergeldie
  m. (c05.07.1698) Charles Gordon in Pitchaise (a 1715, Captain)
  Their eldest son became 11th of Abergeldie.
  (B) Anna Gordon
  m1. Cruikshank of Tillymorgan
  m2. William Farquharson, 2nd of Inverey, 1st of Balmoral (d c1685)
  (2) John Gordon in Littlemill (a 1642, Lt. Colonel)
  (3) Margaret Gordon
  m. Donald Oige (the younger) Farquharson, 3rd of Monaltrie (d 15.03.1645)
  (4) Mary Gordon
  m. _ Gray of Schivas
(5) Jean Gordon
  m. (before 1607) Adam Duff, 4th of Torriesul
  c. Marjory Gordon
  m1. Robert Duguid, 5th of Auchenhove
  m2. John Leslie, 11th of Balquhain
  d.+ 4 sons and 5 daughters
  partner unknown
  m. Catherine Gordon
  m. James Farquharson, 1st of Inverey
  ii. Helen Gordon probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Fraser of Durris or Dores
  iii.+ 2 sons and 1 daughter
2. William Gordon of Netherdale
3. Janet Gordon
  m. (mcrt 11.01.1493) Thomas Fraser, 2nd Lord of Lovat (d c21.10.1524)



Alexander Gordon of Strathavon or Strathaven
m. Janet Grant (dau of John or James Grant of Grant)
1. Alexander Gordon of Cluny
  m. ?? Ogilvie (dau of Ogilvie of Banff = Sir Walter Ogilvy, 1st of Dunlugus)
  A. daughter
2. John Gordon of Cluny
  m. Margaret Gordon (dau of Gordon of Cragallie and Achenine)
  A. Sir Thomas Gordon of Cluny
  m. Grizel Stewart (dau of James Stewart, Lord Innermeath)
  i. Sir Alexander Gordon, 1st Bart of Cluny (d before 1650)
  TCB indicates that Sir Alexander married Elizabeth Douglas and then Violet, being unclear which was the mother of Sir John. We follow BLG1952 (Gordon of Drimmin) which identifies Sir Alexander as his only son by his 1st wife, Violet.
  m1. Violet Urquhart (dau of John Urquhart of Craigfintry)
  b. Sir Alexander Gordon (dvp?)
  (1) Jean Gordon
  m. Peter or Patrick Gordon, 1st of Lachie (d before 1677, Captain)
  m2. Elizabeth Douglas (dau of William Douglas, 9th Earl of Angus)
  b. Sir John Gordon, 2nd Bart of Cluny (a 1622, dsp before 1668)
  m. Elizabeth Leslie (dau of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bart of Wardes)
TCB identifes the following William as "brother german" of Sir John. It appears that the baronetcy, at present dormant, could be claimed by any legitimate descendant of the following.
  c. William Gordon of Cotton
  m. Marion Gordon (dau of Patrick Gordon of Gordonsmilne)
  (1) John Gordon (d c1644, Captain in Sweden)
  (2) William Gordon
  m3. (24.06.1641) Elspeth Gordon (d 02.12.1642, dau of John Gordon of Newton-Gordon)
  Probably of this generation, identified as 'heir' but of which marriage is not known, was ...
  d. Jane Gordon
  m. John Scott of Gibleston (bpt 09.08.1614, d 1658)
  ii. Jean Gordon
  m. (mcrt 25.11.1618) Sir George Ogilvy, Bart of Carnowseis/Carnousie (a 1668, dsp, Provost of Banff)
  B. John Gordon of Brismore
  The following comes from Commoners (vol iv, Taylor of Clifton).
  m. _ Gordon (dau of _ Gordon of Lismor)
i. John Gordon of Peltans
  m. Beatrix Leslie (dau of Sir Patrick Leslie of Edine)
  a. John Gordon of Aberdeen
  m. Christian Smith (dau of Robert Smith)
  (1) Patrick Gordon, Governor of Pensylvania (Major General)
  m. (03.04.1695) Isabella Clerk (dau of William Clerk)
  (A) Philadelphia Gordon (d 17.03.1793)
  m. Abraham Taylor (d 02.1772, Colonel)
(i) John Taylor of Bath & London (d 08.11.1806)
  m. (04.06.1763) Rebecca Luther (dau of Richard Luther of Myles's)
  (a) John Taylor of Vicar's Hill, Alderton Hall & Hinton Hall (d 14.07.1830)
  m. (23.02.1789) Sarah Robbins (dau of Captain _ Robbins)
  ((1)) John Taylor of Clifton & Huntly Lodge (b 03.10.1790)
  m. (17.10.1812) Eliza Barham Hansard (dau of Richard Massey Hansard of Miskin House)
  (B)+ other issue (d unm)
  C. daughter
  m. John Erskine of Balhagardy (d 1625)
  D. Agnes Gordon possibly of this generation
  m. Duncan Leslie, 5th of Pitcaple
  Identified by Sir Robert Douglas as daughter of Sir Thomas Gordon of Clunie by Elizabeth (dau of Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie, later Earl of Angus) but presumed to be of this generation, marrying her first cousin, was ...
  E. Margaret Gordon
  m. James Cumming of Altyr (d c1610)
3. Margaret Gordon
  m. Thomas Cumming of Altyr (d before 1601)

Main source(s):
(1) For Gordon of Abergeldie : BLG1952 (Gordon of Abergeldie)
(2) For Gordon of Cluny : BEB1844 (Gordon of Cluny), TCB (Gordon of Cluny)
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