'Smith02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smith of Craigend, Smith of Jordanhill

John Smith (d 1647, tenant of Craigend)
m. Margaret Graham (dau of James Graham of Peach)
1. Robert Smith, 1st of Craigend (b 1644, d 1722)
  m. (1670) Marion Fergus (dau of John Fergus of Baldernock)
  A. John Smith, 2nd of Craigend (b 1675, d 1732)
  m. Margaret Williamson (dau of James Williamson of Middleton of Mugdock)
i. James Smith, 3rd of Craigend (b 1708, d 1786)
  m. Jean Duncan (dau of John Duncan of Killearn)
  a. John Smith, 4th of Craigend (b 1739, d 1816)
  m. (1788) Janet Shortridge
  (1) James Smith, 5th of Craigend (d 1838)
  m. Agnes Maxwell Graham (dau of James Graham in Glasgow by Janet Maxwell)
  (A) John Smith, 6th of Craigend (d unm 02.06.1851)
  (B) James Smith, later Maxwell of Merksworth had issue
  m. Janet Dunlop of Clober
  (C) Agnes Graham Smith (d 02.09.1875)
  m. (27.04.1849) David Stuart Erskine, 13th Earl of Buchan (b 06.11.1815, d 03.12.1898)
  (D)+ other issue - Archibald, Chales, Andrew, Janet (d unm)
  (2) Hannah Smith
  m. (1809) Andrew Ranken in Glasgow
(3)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Archibald
  b. James Smith of Craighead (dsp)
  m. Margaret McGregor
  c. Robert Smith
  m. Catherine Beattie
  (1) Stewart Smith of Glasgow (Dean of Guild in Glasgow) had issue
  m. Agnes Graham (b 1788, dau of William Graham of Burntshields)
(2)+ other issue
  d. Archibald Smith of Jordanhill (b 10.07.1749, d 06.05.1821)
  The following is supported by Commoners (vol 4, 'Smith of Jordan Hill', p62) & Crawfurd (Renfrewshire, p348).
  m. (1781) Isabella Ewing (b c1755, d 1855, dau of William Ewing (not Goring))
  (1) James Smith of Jordanhill (b 15.08.1782, d 1867) had issue
  m. (25.08.1809) Mary Wilson (d 17.10.1847, dau of Alexander Wilson, son of Professor Alexander)
  (2) William Smith of Carbeth Guthrie, Provost of Glasgow (d 1871) had issue
  m1. Jane Cuningham (d 1813, dau of Alexander Cuningham, son of Sir William of Robertland)
  m2. (1829) Sarah Wallis (dau of Henry Wallis of Maryborough, of family of Drisbane Castle)
  William and Sarah's 2nd son, John Guthrie Smith of Mugdock Castle, was the author of the book which was the source of most of the information on this page.
  (3) Archibald Smith (d 1883) had issue
  m. Eliza McCall (d 1889, dau of Thomas McCall of Craighead)
  (4) Isabella Smith (dsp 1871)
  m. John McCall of Ibrox Hill (of family of Braehead)
  e. William Smith (d young)
  f. Elizabeth Smith
  m. Robert Guthrie of Baldernock
  (1) John Guthrie of Carbeth (d unm 1834, Dean of Guild in Glasgow)
  (2) James Guthrie (d unm, RN)
  g. Jean Smith
  m. Andrew Buchanan of Borrowstones
  ii. William Smith
  m. Margaret Bissland
  a. Elizabeth Smith
  m. John Barclay
  b. Margaret Smith
  m. John Graham
  iii. Archibald Smith
  m. Janet Bowie
  a. Jean Smith
  m. Robert Forsyth
  iv. John Smith
  m. Susannah Crawford
  a. John Smith
  (1) John Smith of Crutherland
  (2) Elizabeth Smith
  m. Francis Brown
  b.+ other issue
  v.+ 5 others
  B. Robert Smith
  m. Elizabeth Watson
  C. Janet Smith
  m. George Ronald of Carbeth

Main source(s): 'The Parish of Strathblane' by John Guthrie Smith (printed by James MacLehose & Sons, Glasgow, in 1886) with some input from BLG1952 (Smith of Jordanhill)
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