'Gordon13'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gordon of Afton, Gordon of Carleton, Gordon of Culvennan, Gordon of Earlston, Gordon of Halleaths

John Gordon of Earlston (d 1628)
m1. (1582) Margaret Sinclair (dau of John Sinclair of Earlston)
1. Margaret Gordon (dsp)
  m1. John McKnaught of Kilquhanidy
  m2. Edward Maxwell of Balmangan
m2. (1585) Mary Chalmers (dau of James Chalmers of Gaitgirth)
2. Alexander Gordon, 2nd of Earlston (b 1587, d 11.1653)
  m. (04.01.1612) Elizabeth Gordon (dau of John Gordon of Pennynghame)
  A. John Gordon (b 1613, dvpsp 29.10.1645)
  m. Jean Boswell (dau of David Boswell of Auchinleck)
B. William Gordon, 3rd of Earlston (b 1614, d Bothwell Bridge 22.06.1679)
  m. (26.11.1648) Mary Hope (d 1696, dau of Sir John Hope, Lord Craighall)
  i. Sir Alexander Gordon of Earlston, 2nd Bart (b 1650, d 10.11.1726)
  Alexander inherited the baronetcy from his younger brother William.
  m1. (16.11.1676) Janet Hamilton (b 1653, d 26.02.1696, dau of Sir Thomas Hamilton of Preston)
  a. Sir Thomas Gordon of Earlston, 3rd Bart (b 26.10.1685, d 23.03.1769)
  m1. (20.01.1710) Anne Boick (d 08.04.1751, dau of William Boick)
  (1) Thomas Gordon (b 1713, dvp 1767)
  m. (1737) Catharine Campbell (dau of Daniel Campbell of Shawfield)
  (A) Catharine Gordon
  m. (1770) Alexander Stewart, later of Afton (Major General)
  (B)+ other issue (dvp unm) - Thomas (b 1739, d 1766), Daniel (b 1742, d 1762)
  (2) Sir John Gordon of Earlston, 4th Bart (b 20.12.1720, dsp 17.10.1795, Captain, 3rd son)
  m. (18.04.1775) Anne Mylne (d 04.11.1822, dau of Thomas Mylne of Powderhall)
  (3) James Gordon of Jamaica (d 1794, 5th son)
  m. (1779) Christiana Scarlett (dau of James Scarlett)
  (A) Sir John Gordon of Earlston, later also of Carleton, 5th Bart (b 04.10.1780, d 08.01.1843) had issue
  m1. (10.04.1809, sp) Juliana Gallimore (d 13.02.1824, dau of Jervis Gallimore of Greenfield)
  m2. (22.04.1825) Mary Irving (d 08.03.1869, dau of William Irving of Gribton)
  (B) Francis Gordon (dsp 1829)
  (C) William Gordon had issue
  m. Ann Carr Mowat (d 19.02.1849)
  (D) Annie Gordon
  m1. (sp?) George Innes
  m2. Jonathan Brown
  (4) Anna Gordon
  m. (1735) Alexander Copland of Colliston
  (5)+ other issue (d unm) - Archibald (b 1715, d 11.06.1745), Francis (b 1728, d 1763)
  m2. (sp) _ Gibson of Whitehaven
  b. Robert Gordon (b 1688, d 1750)
  m. (1715) ?? (widow of Robert French)
  (1) Janet Gordon
c. Archibald Gordon (b 1691, d 1754)
  m. (1721) Janet Young (dau of Sir Thomas Young of Rosebank)
  (1) Gilbert Gordon of Halleaths (b 1722, d 1789)
  m. Margaret Stewart (of Physgill family)
  (A) Archibald Gordon of Halleaths
  m. Anne Ponsonby
  (i)+ issue - Gilbert (d unm 1845), Archibald (d 1847, had issue), John (d unm)
  (B) Patricia Heron Gordon (d 11.05.1821)
  m. (01.12.1794) William Ramsay, later Maule, 1st Lord Panmure (b 27.10.1771, d 13.04.1852)
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - Gilbert (dvp 1763), Johanna, 3 other daughters
  (2) Margaret Gordon (b 1724, d unm 1779)
  d. Anne Gordon (b 1670, d 1761)
  m. (1697) John Neilson of Corsock (d 1708)
e. Mary Gordon (b 1681, d 1723)
  m. (1701) Edward Goldie of Craigmuie (d 1711)
  f. Margaret Gordon (b 1687, d 1715)
  m. (1706) John McCartney of Blacket (d 1723)
  g. Janet Gordon (b 1692, d 1725)
  m. (1713) William Martin of Kirkland
m2. (08.03.1698) Marion Gordon (b c1678, d 20.10.1748, dau of Alexander Gordon, 5th Viscount Kenmure)
  h. William Gordon of Greenlaw, later of Culvennan (b 1706, d 10.1757)
  The following is supported by Commoners (vol 3, 'Gordon of Culvennan', p610+).
  m. (1740) Isabel McCulloch Gordon of Culvennan (d 10.1802)
(1) Sir Alexander Gordon of Culvennan, Sheriff of Wigton then Kirkcudbright (b 1748, d 21.10.1830, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (17.07.1769) Grace Dalrymple (sister of Sir John Dalrymple-Hay of Glenluce, Bart)
  (A) James Gordon of Culvennan (b 02.12.1771, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (17.09.1816) Janet Hannay (dau/coheir of Johnstone Hannay of Balcary)
  (B) David Gordon ('of London'?) (b 26.03.1774, d 01.11.1829, Captain)
  m. (02.09.1797) Agnes Hyslop (dau of William Hyslop of Lochend)
  (i) William Gordon of Ernmynzie & Culvennan (b 17.08.1800, d 27.01.1858) had issue
  m. (17.08.1825) Agnes Marion Hyslop (d 23.05.1853, dau of John Hyslop of Lochend, cousin)
  (ii) Alexander Gordon (b 05.05.1802)
  m. (1826) Sarah Cox
  (iii) Grace Gordon (b 28.05.1807)
  m. Charles Potter of Darwen
  (iv) Isabella Gordon (b 09.03.1809, dsp)
  m. (1833) James Richard Clark
  (v)+ other issue - James (b 31.01.1818), Jean
(C)+ other issue - Isabella (b 06.10.1779), others (d young)
  (2) Marion Gordon (b 1745, dsp 14.04.1839)
  m1. (1775) William Kirkpatrick of Raeberry (d 22.05.1778)
  m2. (31.03.1783) Alexander Herries Maxwell of Munshes, '8th Earl of Nithsdale' (d 28.06.1815)
  (3) Isabella Gordon
  m. (1779) James Balmain
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - David of Threavegrange (b 1750, d Bucharest 24.10.1771), Robert of Threavegrange (b 1753, d 1831)
  i. Grizel Gordon (b 1703, d 1740)
  m. (1721) Alexander Gordon, 5th of Carleton (d 1742) @@ below
  ii. Sir William Gordon, 1st Bart of Afton (b 1650, dsp 12.1718)
  m. (26.02.1692) Mary Campbell (d 1733, dau of Sir George Campbell of Cessnock)
  iii. John Gordon, 3rd of Carleton
  iv. Margaret Gordon
  m. (1682) Sir James Holborn of Menstrie
  C. Robert Gordon (d unm 1654)
D. Margaret Gordon
  m. (1638) Thomas Hay of Arieland
3. William Gordon, 1st of Carleton
  A. James Gordon, 2nd of Carleton (d unm 1688)
4. David Gordon of Gordonstown (5th son)
  A. Nathaniel Gordon, 4th of Carleton presumed father of ...
  i. Alexander Gordon, 5th of Carleton (d 1742)
  m. (1721) Grizel Gordon (b 1703, d 1740, dau of Sir Alexander Gordon of Earlston, 2nd Bart) @@ above
  a. ?? Gordon presumed father or grandfather of ...
  (1) John Gordon, 8th of Carleton (dspm 1816)
  b.+ 2 daughters
5.+ other issue - Robert (dvpsp 1626), James (dsp 1654, Colonel)

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Gordon of Earlston')
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