'Hamilton05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hamilton of Bogtoun, Hamilton of Machlinghoill (Mauchlinhole), Hamilton of Overtoun, Hamilton of Peill (Piell), Hamilton of Torrance (Torrence)

Thomas Hamilton, 1st of Torrance or Torrence (d c1468)
m. heiress of Torrance
1. John Hamilton of Torrance (Torrence) (a 1463, 1475)
  m. Janet Parklie (dau of _ Parklie of that ilk)
  A. James Hamilton of Torrance (a 1494)
  Before 'HamiltonHistory' clarified the position, we relied on Anderson & HJHeraldry. Anderson shows James as father (by _ Maxwell) of James (a 1545), John of Shawtoun, George & Allan of Machlinghoill with James (a 1545) being father (by Christian Stewart) of Robert, Andrew of Ardoch, Thomas of Inchmachan, Alexander in Innerkip, Allan in Bogtoun, Janet (m. Hugh Ralston) & Margaret (m. John Robertoun) with Robert (shown by HJHeraldry as alive in 03.1570) being father (by "a daughter of the Goodman of Glaister, and niece to the sheriff of Ayr", identified by HJHeraldry as "Miss Goodman of Glaister") of Matthew (m. a dau of Muirhead of Lauchope) & James of Peill. We follow 'HamiltonHistory' shows the James who married a Stewart of Minto as a son of this James by his 3rd marriage.
  m1. Anne Ffrogg ("a daughter of Rosebank in Linlithgowshire")
i. Robert Hamilton of Torrance (d before 1536)
  m. Elizabeth Campbell (dau of _ Campbell of Glaisters, niece of the Sheriff of Ayr)
  'HamiltonHistory' (p853) reports that Robert had the following issue "inter alia": Matthew (the heir), Alexander ("said to be of Innerkype"), Allan in Bogtoun ("said to have been sixth son") & Margaret (m. John Robertoun). Noting that this implies that at least 3 sons may have been omitted, and that there is some overlap between those reported by Anderson as childen of James and those reported by 'HamiltonHistory' as children of this laird, provisionally we show the following.
  a. Matthew Hamilton of Torrance (d c1551?) --
  m. Jean Muirhead (dau of _ Muirhead of Lauchope) --
  b. Alexander Hamilton in/of Innerkip or Innerkype shown here by 'HamiltonHistory' as 2nd son of Robert and by Anderson as 4th son of James
  e. Allan Hamilton of Bogtoun (d by 05.1564) shown by Anderson as 5th son of James
  The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' ('Bogtoun (Parish of East Kilbryde', p165+) with support from 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Bogtoun', p238+) & HJHeraldry (Hamilton, p94).
  m. Margaret Torrance
  (1) Robert Hamilton of Bogtoun (d by 02.1604) named David by HJHeraldry
  m. Catherine Crawford (d by 01.1605)
  (A) David Hamilton of Bogtoun (d 25.06.1603) named Robert by HJHeraldry
  m1. Katherine Craufurd (d before 29.07.1598)
  (i) Robert Hamilton of Bogtoun (a 1636)
  (a) Robert Hamilton in Bogtoun
  m. Elizabeth Hamilton (probably dau of Andrew Hamilton of Overtoun)
  ((1)) John Hamilton in Bogtoun
(b) Andrew Hamilton (a 1606)
  'HamiltonHistory' ('Overtoun (Parish of Avendale)', p656+) reports that this was probably the Andrew in Overtoun (d before 1679) who had the following family.
  m1. Isobel Thomson (d 05.1656)
  ((1)) Anna Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 19.04.1650) William Cochrane (son of William in Strathaven)
  ((2)) daughter
  m. Gavin Moore of Udstounheid
  ((3)) Helen Hamilton (d before 15.05.1669)
  m. James Young in Strathavne
  m2. (mcrt 30.09.1656) Isobel Hamilton (a 1679, dau of Claud Hamilton of Garen)
  ((4)) William Hamilton of Overtoun (dsp before 06.1739)
  m. (1677) Janet Ralstoun (dau of William Ralstoun of that ilk)
  ((5)) Thomas Hamilton of Overtoun (youngest son) possibly father of ...
  ((A)) William Hamilton of Overtoun & Wellwood (a 1740)
  m. Christian Brown (d 1774, m2. William Muir of Brentwood)
  ((i)) Thomas Hamilton of Overtoun & Wellwood probably father of ...
  ((a)) John Hamilton in Norfolk, Virginia (d 1817)
  m. (1783) Claudia Tatnall (dau of James Tatnall of Savannah)
  ((b)) Archibald Hamilton in Virginia
  ((ii)) Archibald Hamilton
m. Henrietta Syme (dau of Andrew Syme)
  ((a)) Andrew Hamilton (d 1856, Captain)
  ((b)) Sarah Hamilton
  m. James Tatnall (Captain RN)
  ((iii)) John Hamilton (b c1722, d before 24.11.1787)
  m. Jean Hamilton (dau/heir of James Hamilton of Dowan, son of John of Bardowie)
  ((a)) William Hamilton of Dowan (b 1758, d 1834, Captain) had issue (2 daus)
  m. (1809) Jacobina Boswell (d 1838)
  ((b)) Thomas Hamilton (b 1758/9, d 1825) had issue
  m. (1812) Maria Helena Colquhoun (b 1765, d 1836, dau of Sir George Colquhoun, 7th Bart of Lus)
  ((c)) Jean Hamilton
  m. (c1790) Robert Dunlop of Clober
  ((d))+ other issue - James, Margaret (d unm 1847), Janet (d unm 1832), Christian (b 1759, d 1737)
  ((iv)) Christian Hamilton (b 1743, d 1807)
  m. John Boswell of Knockroon
  ((v))+ other issue - James (a 1745, d unm), Ursilla
  ((6)) Lillias Hamilton
  m. John Merschell (son/heir of John of Chapeltoun)
  ((7))+ other issue - Gavin (b after 1668, a 1708), Helen
m2. Marion Clark
  (ii) James Hamilton
  (B)+ other issue - John, Gavin in Jaktoun, Allan
  (2) Margaret Hamilton
f. Margaret Hamilton shown here by 'HamiltonHistory' and as dau of James by Anderson
  m. John Robertoun of Earnock
  g. Janet Hamilton not mentioned by 'HamiltonHistory', shown by Anderson as dau of James
  m. Hugh Ralston of that ilk
  ii. Andrew Hamilton, 1st of Ardoch
  m1. Katherine Park
  m2. Margaret Stewart (sister of Robert Stewart of Ardgowan)
  m3. Elizabeth Hamilton
  iii. John Hamilton of Shawtoun (d before 23.02.1546/7)
  iv. George Hamilton (d c1493)
  a. James Hamilton
  v.. Allan Hamilton of Machlinghoill
  The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' ('Mauchlinholl', p572+) with support from 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Machlinghoill', p321*+ (after p324)) & HJHeraldry (Hamilton, 'Machlinghoill', p94+). Anderson starts with Allan and moves to Robert ("next, who appears to have been his son'). 'HamiltonHistory' inserts an additional generation as follows, albeit with the sons not being certain.
  a. John Hamilton of Mauchlenhole (a 1560)
  b. Barthilmo Hamilton of Mauchlinholl (d before 04.06.1579)
  (1) Robert Hamilton of Machlinghoill (Mauchlinhol or Mochlinholle) (d 03.1603)
  (A) Claud Hamilton of Machlinghoill (Mauchlinholl) (dsp 05.1635)
  m. Catherine Maxwell (dau of Sir James Maxwell of Calderwood)
  partner(s) unknown
  (i) John Hamilton of Hamilton (d before 29.05.1658)
  (a) John Hamilton
  (ii) Mungo Hamilton
  (B) James Hamilton
  (C) Edward Hamilton (d before 18.04.1625)
  m. Jean Thomson (dau of Nicholl Thomson of Dumfries)
partner unknown
  (i) Ann Hamilton
  (D) Robert Hamilton of Dundee (probably not 'of Machlinghoill') (d 10.1622)
  m. Agnes Baillie
  (i) John Hamilton of Machlinghoill (d by 11.1646)
  Anderson identifies John's wife (and mother of his children) as Jean Hamilton. 'HamiltonHistory' identifies her as ...
  m. Catherine Maxwell (dau of Sir James Maxwell of Calderwood (by (dau of) Margaret Cunyingham), m2. Rev. John Durie)
  (a) Robert Hamilton of Machlinghoill (Mauchlinhole) (dsp before 04.03.1648)
(b) John Hamilton (dsp before 03.1648)
  m. Jean Hamilton (a 1671)
  (c) Anna Hamilton of Machlinghoill (Mauchlinhole) (d 1701)
  m. Robert Acheson (Aichison) of Sydserf
  ((1)) Marion Aichison apparently of this generation
  m. James Lindsay of Holmbarn & Mauchlinhole
  ((2))+ other issue - Anna, Elizabeth, Jean sisters of Marion
  partner unknown
  (d) James Hamilton of Dunbar (d before 24.03.1692)
  ((1)) John Hamilton of Dunbar mentioned in 'HamiltonHistory' ('Dunbar', p311)
  (ii) Claud Hamilton (d before 04.02.1653)
(a) Robert Hamilton (dsp before 04.02.1653)
  (iii)+ other issue - Robert, Helen, Griselda, Margaret
  (E) Agnes Hamilton
  m. (1592-3) James Hart
  c.+ other issue - Margaret, Katherine
  m2. Jonet Maxwell (a 1494, dau of William (not Walter) Maxwell of Aikenhead)
  vi. James Hamilton
  partner unknown
  a. Thomas Hamilton of Quhitebanks (d 1547 (Pinkie?)) ancestor of Hamiltons of Inchmachan, Kinkell, etc.
  m. (c1526) Agnes (or Mary) Edmonstone (a 1549, dau of Sir William (not James) Edmonstoun of Duntreath)
  vii. Isobel Hamilton (d by 1542)
  m. (before 1494) William Pollock
  viii. Jonet Hamilton (a 1542)
m. James Manchan
  m3. Agnes Broun, 'Lady Malcolmston' (d by 28.05.1532)
  ix. James Hamilton, 1st of The Peill
  The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' (Piell, p679+) with some support/contradiction from 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Peill-Thorntoun', p335+), which starts with James "the second son of Robert Hamilton of Torrance', and HJHeraldry (Hamilton, 'Peil', p91+). As indicated above, at times Anderson appears to have confused this James with his elder half-brother Robert. This is possibly because James was sometimes referred to as 'of Torrance', as apparently was his son James.
  m. Cristine Stewart (dau of ?? Stewart of Minto)
  a. James Hamilton of Peill (d 06.11.1600)
m. Elizabeth or Agnes Crawford (d 01.11.1585)
  (1) Andrew Hamilton of Peill (dvp by 07.1590)
  m. Agnes Crawford (dau of Patrick Crawford of Carlisburn, m2. James Hamilton of Kirktounholme)
  (A) Margaret Hamilton of Peill (d 12.1609)
  m. James Hamilton (m2. Isabella Ross) @@ just below
  (B) Beatrix Hamilton
  (2) James Hamilton of Corshill (d 09.1600)
  m1. ??
m2. Margaret Stevinsoun assumed mother of all the children
  (A) James Hamilton
  m1. (mcrt 02.1600) Margaret Hamilton (d 12.0609, dau of Andrew Hamilton) @@ just above
  (i) Agnes Hamilton
  m. (d before 06.08.1629) George Reid (son/heir of George Reid of Daldilling)
  (ii)+ other issue (d before 17.03.0626) - James, Andrew
  m2. Isobel Ross (d 08.1629)
(iv)+ other issue (a 1639) - son, William
  (B) John Hamilton in the Conongateheid
  m. Margaret Stewart (dau/heir of Hercules Stewart, brother of Francis (Earl of Bothwell), widow of John Hamilton of Ferguslie)
  (i) Elizabeth Hamilton (b 1633)
  (C)+ other issue (a 1600) - Andrew, Margaret
  (3) Beatrix Hamilton (d 12.1628) --
  m. (by 04.06.1601) Robert Hamilton of Torrance (d 1625) --
  (4) Janet Hamilton (d 03.1603)
m1. (by 1564) William Strang
  m2. Allan Watt in Crowderland (d 02.1595/6)
  (5) Margaret Hamilton (d 08.03.1584/5)
  m. William Jack of Hamilton
  (6) Bessie Hamilton
  b. Robert Hamilton of Newhouse (d 1597)
  c. Gavin Hamilton (a 1560)
  d. Marion Hamilton (a 1594)
  m1. (mcrt 01.08.1537) Kentigern or Mungo Hunter 'of that ilk' of Hunterston (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  m2. Mungo Lindsay of Bonhill
  e. Katherine Hamilton
  m. (by 08.1547) Alexander Hamilton (tutour of Silvertonhill)
  f. daughter
  m. _ Roberston
  B. John Hamilton of Peddersburn (d 04.1580)
  The following comes from'HamiltonHistory' ('Peddersburn (Parish of Shotts)', p675).
  i. John Hamilton (d before 16.05.1598)
  ii. Thomas Hamilton of Peddersburn (d before 15.03.1617)
m. Christian Fairlie
  a.+ issue - Thomas, Robert
  iii. Robert Hamilton of Glasgow then Drumgalloche
  a. John Hamilton
  iv. Christian Hamilton
  m. (before 08.07.1589) William Crichron of Drumcrorce
  C. (Margaret) Hamilton
  m. Robert Roberton (Robertson) of Earnock
  D. daughter
m. (James) Hamilton of Mungle
  E. daughter
  m. _ Muirhead of Lochbrannoch
  F. daughter
  m. _ Kirkpatrick of Closeburn
2. Michael Hamilton of Lochhouse (a 1489)
3. James Hamilton, 1st of Woodhall, Lanarkshire
  m. (c1480) Isabella Livingstone (dau/heir of _ Livingstone of Woodhall)
4. daughter
  m. ??, Laird of Tunninghame
5. daughter
  m. ??, Laird of Haleraig

Main source(s) (see here): 'HamiltonHistory' ('Torrence', p850+), 'AndersonMemoirs' ('Torrance', p386+), HJHeraldry (Hamilton, 'Torrance', p88+) with input/support as reported above
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