'Greig1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Greig of Sandsound, Greig of Vassay

Grant starts his 2 articles on Greig families with 2 brothers who we show as sons of ...
?? Greig
1/2. James Greig (b 1655, d 03.10.1742, bailie of Lerwick, to Shetland c1699)
  m. Agnes Williamson (b c1664, d 17.01.1730, dau of Captain Laurence Williamson of Bressay)
  A. George Greig in Papa Stour
m1. Lilias Greig (dau of William Greig of Vassay) @1@ below
  i.+ issue (d young) - John, Margaret, Agnes, Elizabeth, Barbara, Mary, Margaret
  m2. Margaret Duncan (dau of Rev. George Duncan of Huxter (minister of Walls))
  viii. Archibald Greig of Happyhansel (schoolmaster)
  m. Christian Greig (dau of James Greig of Vassay) @2@ below
  a. James Greig of Sandsound (bpt 10.01.1785, d 11.05.1852, writer, procurator fiscal) had issue
  m1. (1809) Cecilia Heddell (dau of Francis Heddell of Uresland)
  m2. (sp) Cecilia Gordon (widow of Gilbert Paterson of Greenwall)
  b. Margaret Greig (bpt 11.03.1789)
  m1. (16.02.1812) Lewis Francis Cuming Umphray of Reawick
m2. James Garriock of Reawick (b c1788, d 28.01.1872)
  c. Barbara Greig (bpt 29.05.1794)
  m. George Cheyne (Captain)
  d.+ other issue - William (bpt 14.01.1791, d 10.18516), Elizabeth (bpt 25.10.1786, d young), Clementina (bpt 09.04.1793)
  ix.+ 6 children (d young)
2/1. William Greig of Vassay & Gletness (to Shetland c1680)
  m. Barbara Sinclair (dau of Edward Sinclair of Toft)
  A. James Greig of Vassay (bailie of Nesting)
m. Barbara Gray (dau of Rev. Robert Gray of Nesting, cousin)
  i. Andrew Greig of Vassay, Southerhouse & Northerhouse
  m. Ann Rintoul (dau of John Rintoiul)
  a. William Greig
  m. Catherine Innes (dau of Peter Innes of Lerwick, m2. John Morrison)
  (1) James Greig of Leog had issue
  m. Ann Deans (dau of Robert Deans of Lerwick)
  (2) Barbara Greig
  m. James Fea
  b. James Greig
  c. Betty Greig
  m. Alexander Sandison of Delting
  (1) Betty Sandison
  m. _ Leisk of Uyea
  (2) May Sandison
  m. _ Youngclause
  (3) Ann Sandison
  m. W. Pole
  (4)+ other issue - John, Andrina, Margaret
  d. Catherine Greig
  m. Peter Sandison
  ii. Margaret Greig
  m. Samuel Paton
  iii. Agnes Greig
  m. James Laurenson (of Relsbro' family)
iv. Barbara Greig
  m. Peter Laurenson
  v. Betsy Greig
  m. William Harper of Sound
  vi. Ann Greig
  m. Peter Hunter
  vii. Christian Greig (b c1752, d 12.01.1818) @2@ above
  m. Arhicbald Greig of Happyhansel
  B. Arthur Greig
  i.+ 2 children
  C. daughter
  m. John Sinclair of Quendale
  D. Agnes Greig
  m. (09.01.1739) James Grierson (minister of Tingwall)
  E. Lilias Greig (b 1700-1, d 28.05.1742)
  m. George Greig in Papa Stour @1@ above
  F. daughter
  m. _ Greig of Lerwick

Main source(s): 'The County Families of the Zetland Islands' by Francis Grant, 1893 ('Greig of Sandsound' (p102+) & 'Greig of Vassay' (p107+))
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