'Gordon12'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gordon of Auchleuchries, Gordon of Avochie, Gordon of Cairnborrow, Gordon of Collieston(e), Gordon of Fechil, Gordon of Harperfield, Gordon of Hilton, Gordon of Pitlurg, Gordon of Straloch

John Gordon, 1st of Auchleuchries
m. Elizabeth Abernethy (dau of Laurence Abernethy, 1st Lord Saltoun)
1. John Gordon, 2nd of Auchleuchries (d c1496)
  m. Margaret Forbes (dau of Sir Alexander Forbes, 3rd of Pitsligo)
  A. John Gordon, 3rd of Auchleuchries, 1st of Pitlurg (d 1546)
  m1. Jane Stewart (dau of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl)
i. John Gordon, 2nd of Pitlurg, 4th of Auchleuchries (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m. (1542-3) Janet Ogilvie (dau of Alexander Ogilvie of Deskford)
  a. Sir John Gordon, 3rd of Pitlurg (d 16.09.1600)
  m. (1567) Isabel Forbes (b 16.10.1548, bur 22.03.1622, dau of Forbes, 7th Lord)
  (1) John Gordon, 4th of Pitlurg (d 1619)
  m. Nicola Kinnaird (dau of Patrick Kinnaird)
  (A) daughter
  m. Thomas Gordon (son of John of Boigs, cadet of Knockespock)
(2) Robert Gordon of Straloch, 5th of Pitlurg (b 14.09.1580, d 18.08.1661, geographer, etc)
  m. (1608) Katherine Irvine (d 03.08.1662, dau of Alexander Irvine of Wester Beltie, cadet of Drum)
  (A) Robert Gordon, 6th of Pitlurg (b 1609, d 18.04.1681)
  m. (1631/8) Catherine Burnett (dau of Sir Thomas Burnett of Leys, 1st Bart)
  (i) Robert Gordon, 7th of Pitlurg (b 1641, d 22.08.1682)
  m. Jean Maitland (dau of Sir Richard Maitland, Lord Pitrichie)
  (a) Alexander Gordon, 8th of Pitlurg (d 27.02.1747)
  m. (1717) Jean Gordon (dau of James Gordon, 1st of Ellon)
  ((1))+ issue - Alexander (dvpsp 18.03.1743), Jane (d unm 1743)
  (b) Mary Gordon (d 01.08.1710)
  m. (1698) William Baird, 6th of Auchmedden (b 16.08.1676, d 22.08.1720)
  (ii) John Gordon, 1st of Collieston (b 1643, d 07.1718)
  m1. (1675) Katherine Fullarton (dau of John Fullarton of Kinaber)
  (a) John Gordon, 2nd of Colliestone, 1st of Hilton (d 1735)
  m. Margaret Dowell (dau of John Dowell of Montrose)
((1)) James Gordon, 2nd of Hilton, 9th of Pitlurg (d 1755)
  m. (1731) Barbara Cuming (b 1711, dau of Robert Cuming of Birness)
  ((A)) John Gordon, later Gordon-Cuming, 10th of Pitlurg and of Birness (b 1734, d 29.02.1768)
  m. Mary Fullerton (dau of John Fullerton of Gallery)
  ((i)) John Gordon-Cuming-Skene, 11th of Pitlurg and of Birness and Parkhill (b 1761, d 06.04.1828) had issue
m. (26.12.1782) Lucy Crawford (d 13.12.1850, dau of Sir Hew Crawford of Jordanhill)
  ((ii)) Thomas Gordon, 2nd of Harperfield (d 1832, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (10.02.1812) Jane Nisbet (dau of Archibald Nisbet of Carfin)
  ((2)) John Gordon (minister of St. Paul's, Aberdeen)
  m1. (1743) Jean Gordon, 4th of Fechil (dau of James Gordon, 3rd of Fechil) @@ below
  m2. (1770) Anne Burnett (d 1790, dau of Robert Burnet of Sauchen)
((3)) William Gordon, 1st of Harperfield (d unm 22.08.1787)
  ((4)) Catherine Gordon (b 1709)
  m. John Donaldson of Hilton
  ((A)) Isabel Donaldson apparently of this generation
  m. (mcrt 01.10.1744) John Byres (b 1745, d 17.09.1788, Captain)
  ((5)) Margaret Gordon (b 1714, d 1755)
  m. George Turner, 1st of Menie (d 1761, of Turnerhall family)
  (b) Jean Gordon
  m. William Ochterlony (captain)
  m2. (1691) Helen Allardyce (d 1691, dau of Allardyce of that ilk)
  m3. (1694) Grizel Falconer (dau of Sir Alexander Falconer, 2nd of Glenfarquhar)
  (c) Patrick Gordon (d 1740, MD)
A contributor (DR, 28.10.04) has kindly reported the following marriage for Dr. Pat Gordon (which marriage is not mentioned in BLG1952 although it does report that he had issue) and provided the dates for the Elizabeth shown here as his daughter. BLG1952 shows the Elizabeth who married James Abercrombie of Stank to be Patrick's full sister but DR's dates suggest as follows.
  m. (03.02.1728) Ann Auchinleck
  ((1)) Elizabeth Gordon (bpt 16.02.1729)
  m. (mcrt 07.06.1756) James Abercrombie of Stank
  (iii) Thomas Gordon (settled in New Jersey)
  (iv) Catherine Gordon (bur 04.11.1692)
  m1. (mcrt 30.07.1667) Robert Arbuthnott, 2nd Viscount (d 16.06.1682)
  m2. (mcrt 29.10.1684) Sir David Carnegie, 1st Bart of Pitarrow (d 11.1708)
  (v)+ 9 children
  (B) John Gordon, 1st of Fechil (b 1611, d 1698)
  m(1). ?? Forbes (dau of Robert Forbes of Echt)
(i) John Gordon, 2nd of Fechil
  m1. Rachel Sandilands (dau of James Sandilands of Cotton)
  (a) James Gordon, 3rd of Fechil (dvp 1723)
  m1. (1711) Anne Cumine (dau of William Cumine of Pitullie)
  m2. (1716) Margaret Baird (d 1742, dau of James Baird of Auchmedden)
  Not sure which wife was mother of ...
  ((1)) Jean Gordon, 4th of Fechil
  m. (1743) John Gordon (minister of St. Paul's, Aberdeen) @@ above
  ((2)) Margaret Gordon, 5th of Fechil
  m. John Douglas (d 28.04.1762, of Whytriggs family)
  m2. Jane Maitland (b c1645, d 26.11.1741, dau of Sir Richard Maitland, Lord Pitrichie)
  Kindly brought to our attention by a contributor (CD, 24.07.08) was the following Katherine who was probably of this generation but, if so, it is not known which wife was her mother.
(b) Katherine Gordon
  m. (1714) 'Bonny' John Burnett (b c1680)
  ((1)) James Burnett (b 1718)
  m. (1741) Isabella Black (b 1718, dau of John Black by Margaret Gordon)
  ((A)) Katherine Burnett (b 1746, d 1795)
  m. (1766) Adam Ferguson (b 1723, d 1816, social philosopher & historian)
  (C) James Gordon (b 17.05.1617, d 26.09.1686, minister of Rothiemay, historian, etc)
  m1. (07.1643) Margaret Gordon (d 02.11.1662, dau of William Gordon of Rothiemay)
  (i) Elizabeth Gordon (d 06.01.1692)
  m. George Chalmers (minister of Drumblade)
  m2. (mcrt 14.08.1663) Katherine Gordon
  (ii) James Gordon of Zeochrie, later of Techmurie
  m1. Jean Fraser (dau of Alexander Fraser of Techmurie)
  (a) ?? Gordon
  ((1)) Lewis Gordon of Techmurie
  m2. Elizabeth Davidson (b c1704, d 01.08.1788, dau of Alexander Davidson, 1st of Newton)
  (iii) Alexander Gordon of Kinmundy (d 1722)
  (iv) Ludovick Gordon (minister of Kinmoir)
  m1. Anna (d 1680, widow of Robert Gordon, minister of Cairney)
  (a)+ issue - Alexander, Jean
m2. (mcrt 31.10.1713) Helen Farquharson (dau of Robert Farquharson, minister of Kennethmont)
  (D) Alexander Gordon (a 1688, lord of session as Lord Auchintoul)
  (E) Arthur Gordon of Straloch (b 1625, d 1680)
  m. Catherine Menzies (dau of Alexander Menzies of Kinmundy)
  (i) Robert Gordon (b 1688, d 1731, founder of Gordon's Hospital)
  (ii) Mary Gordon
  m. Sir James Abercromby, 2nd Bart of Birkenbog
(F) Isabel Gordon
  m. _ Urquhart of Craighouse
  (G) Mary or Margaret Gordon
  m. Sir Richard Maitland (d 22.02.1677, lord of session as Lord Pitrichie)
  (H) Jane Gordon
  m. _ Middleton
(I) Barbara Gordon
  m. Alexander Menzies, 2nd of Kinmundy
  (J) Anne Gordon (b 1624, d 1714)
  m. (1650) Alexander Bisset, 13th of Lessendrum (d 1693)
  (K)+ other issue - William (dsp 1648), Alexander (d 1615), George (d 1636), Hugh (dsp), Patrick (d 1649), Lewis (b 1631, d 1704, physician in Aberdeen)
(3) Barbara Gordon
  m1. Gilbert Keith of Troup
  m2. John Elphinstone of Bannockburn (b 02.12.1591, d 09.1621)
  ii. James Gordon, 5th of Auchleuchries had issue
  m2. Margaret Drummond
2. James Gordon, 1st of Cairnborrow ancestor of Gordons of Rayne, etc.
  A. George Gordon, 2nd of Cairnborrow (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  i. Catherine Gordon
  m1. James Innes, 3rd of Drainie (d 06.01.1573)
  m2. Alexander Innes, 1st of Coxton (d 05.10.1612)
B. William Gordon of Avochie (d by 1529)
  i. James Gordon of Avochie
  a. John Gordon of Avochie (a 1569)
  (1) John Gordon of Avochie (d 1622) probably the John who married ...
  m. Janet Leslie (dau of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bart of Wardis) wife of a John, presumed mother of ...
  (A) John Gordon of Avochie (d 1665)
  (i) Henry Gordon of Avochie (d 1733)
  (a) John Gordon of Avochie (a 1745, Colonel)
  m. Mary Gordon (dau/heir of Peter Gordon of Ardmealie)
  ((1)) Peter Gordon of Avochie
  m. Mary Burnett (dau of John Burnett of Elrick)
  ((A)) John Gordon of Avochie (d unm 1842)
  ((2)) Ann Gordon
  m. James Hay of Davidston
  Avochie passed to their grandson who assumed the name Hay-Gordon.

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Gordon of Piltlurg)
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