'Strachan05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Strachan in Aberdeen, Strachan of Tillifroskie

Andrew Strachan (d 09.1622, minister of Dun)
m. Christian Arbuthnot (dau of James Arbuthnot of Lentusche)
1. James Strachan (a 06.1622)
  m. (mcrt 16.04.1610) Margaret Fithie (dau of Rev. Arthur Fithie of Inverkeilor)
2. Andrew Strachan (b c1590, d before 07.03.1635, minister, regent of King's College in Aberdeen)
m1. Margaret Melin (dau of Walter Melin by Kattrin Hunter)
  A. Christian Strachan (bpt 27.05.1620)
  m. Thomas Burnett of Slowie (minister of Strachan)
  B.+ other issue - son (bpt 02.05.1612), James (bpt 11.11.1614), Robert (bpt 27.12.1628), Violet (bpt 29.04.1617), Ester (bpt 27.01.1632)
  m2. Margaret Mowat (bpt 19.01.1614, dau of James Mowat of Ardoe (by Katherine Forbes), m2. Alexander Hay)
  G.+ other issue - Margaret (bpt 08.11.1633), Janet (bpt 19.05.1635)
3. Alexander Strachan (b c1595, d before 20.07.1677, minister of Garioch & Fetternear)
  m. Katharine Strachan (dau of Rev. John Strachan by Isabel Symmer)
  A. Thomas Strachan (b c1628)
  p. Elspet Ailehouse
  i. William Ailehouse or Strachan (bpt 30.01.1651)
  a. Thomas Strachan (Bailie in Aberdeen)
  m. Elizabeth Brodie (bpt 18.07.1683, dau of John (or Joseph) Brodie in Forres)
  (1) James Strachan in Aberdeen (bpt 23.12.1703, 2nd son)
  m. Katherine Dunbar
  (A) Thomas Strachan (bpt 01.11.1734)
  (B) Lewis Strachan (bpt 23.11.1736)
  m. Jannet Watt
  (i) Charles Strachan (b 1766, d 05.07.1855) had issue
  m. (11.12.1803) Frances Shaw (dau of James Shaw by Charlotte Farquharson)
  (2) Joseph Strachan (bpt 23.12.1711, 5th son)
  m. (04.03.1744) Elizabeth Glass (bpt 13.07.1808, dau of Alexander Glass by Jean Blackwood)
(3) Janet Strachan (bpt 30.04.1700, d 23.02.1750)
  m. (17.11.1746) Robert Innes (minister of Udny)
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 27.09.1702), John (bpt 09.09.1705), Nicholas (bpt 21.12.1708), Alexander (bpt 30.11.1714), Peter (bpt 16.10.1720), Elizabeth (bpt 13.02.1701), Anne (bpt 08.12.1706), Jean (bpt 05.11.1710), Grisell (bpt 12.07.1713), Margaret (bpt 09.09.1716)
  B. Elizabeth Strachan
  m. William Strachan (minister of Daviot) @@ below
  C. daughter
  m. John Leslie (minister in Ireland)
  D.+ other issue - John (b c1632, d 10.02.1672, rector of Scots College in Rome), George (b c1635)
4. Cristane Strachan
  m. (01.06.1619) Robert Paull



Thomas Strachan (b c1540)
m1. Janet Steuart (dau of Alexander Steuart, 1st of Termachy (Tanachie), by Marie Comyn)
1. Robert Strachan in Montrose (b c1587, physician, 2nd son)
  m1. Agnes Troup
  A.+ issue - Thomas (bpt 23.04.1616), Maria (bpt 12.08.1617), Jean (bpt 27.10.1621)
  m2. ??
  D. John Strachan (b c1633, d 1701, minister of Strachan, schoolmaster)
  m1. Beatrix Strachan (dau of David Strachan, Bishop of Brechin, by Margaret Henderson)
  i.+ issue - Robert (b c1655, rector of Montrose Grammar School), Jean (bpt 23.10.657), Elizabeth (bpt 03.07.1659)
  m2. (08.1669) Margaret Speid
2. Marion Strachan (bpt 10.06.1577)
  m. John Innes of Leuchars
3.+ other issue - Alexander (bpt 22.09.1575), daughter (bpt 17.07.1578), Janet (bpt 27.11.1580)
m2. Janett Irwyng (Irvine)
6.+ other issue - Andrew (bpt 20.11.1587), James (bpt 02.05.1591)



Andrew Strachan of Tillifroskie
m. Christian Sibbald (dau of John Sibbald of Keir)
1. Alexander Strachan of Tillifroskie
  A. James Strachan (a 1633)
  m. Marjorie Symmer (dau of John Symmer of Bratherische)
  i. Robert Strachan
  ii. Jean Strachan
  m. John Farquharson of Kirkton
  B. Alexander Strachan
2. William Strachan of Cluny
  m. Christian Irvine (dau of Archibald Irvine of Whitestone)
  A. William Strachan (b c1588, a 1649, minister of Daviot)
  m1. (06.05.1613) Grisell Smyth
  i. William Strachan in Robslaw
  m. (22.08.1646) Agnes Roberstone (bpt 15.06.1631, dau of James Robertson by Christian Pirie)
  a. William Strachan in Aberdeen (bpt 27.06.1647)
  (1) James Strachan (cordiner)
  (2) John Strachan in Spittal (shoemaker)
  m. (04.06.1686) Elspeth Strachan
  (A) John Strachan of Campfield (bpt 23.02.1696, d 1777, 3rd son)
  m. (23.08.1722) Janet Still (dau of Alexander Still of Morcar by Christian Watsone)
  (i) John Strachan of Campfield (bpt 09.08.1724, d 1817)
  m. Catherine Middleton of Shells
  (a) Sarah Strachan (b c1740)
  (ii) Robert Strachan (bpt 23.12.1731, 3rd son)
  m. (26.06.1755) Christian Henderson
  (a) William Strachan (bpt 27.09.1759)
  m. (30.12.1794) Jean Howat (dau of William Howat by Rachel Watt)
  (iii) Henrette Strachan (bpt 22.05.1742)
  m. James Davidson in Aberdeen
  (iv)+ other issue - Alexander (bpt 1726), James (bpt 31.10.1734), Andrew (bpt 30.10.1739), Margaret (bpt 27.03.1729)
  (B) Elspeth Strachan (bpt 30.03.1680)
  m. (17.06.1729) Alexander Webster (bpt 13.09.1685, son of Gilbert by Isobel Gallow)
  (C)+ other issue - William (bpt 21.06.1687, d young), Alexander (bpt 18.06.1692), George (bpt 15.12.1698), William (bpt 06.04.1701), Marjory (bpt 25.04.1703)
  (3) William Strachan (b c1664, schoolmaster)
  m1. (25.04.1678) Elspet Booth
  (A) William Strachan in the Spittel (bpt 25.12.1680, cordiner)
  m. Barbara Anderson
  (i) William Strachan in Aberdeen (bpt 07.04.1695, shoemaker)
  m. Barbara Moir (dau of George Moir (by Christian Craighed), son of Andrew by Barbara Boyes)
  (a)+ issue - William (bpt 11.07.1718), John (bpt 12.06.1725), Margaret (bpt 19.02.1717)
  (ii)+ other issue - John (bpt 28.11.1697), James (bpt 07.04.1700), Alexander (bpt 14.06.1702), Thomas (bpt 14.05.1704), Margaret (bpt 23.11.1707)
  (B) Patrick Strachan (bpt 27.04.1683, cordiner)
  m. (11.12.1719) Jean Mckellar (dau of Daniel Mckellar)
(i)+ issue - George (bpt 18.12.1720), Patrick (bpt 25.12.1726), Christian (bpt 03.11.1723), Margaret (bpt 25.08.1728), Jean (bpt 03/4.1731)
  m2. (27.09.1690) Elizabeth Thomason
  (C) Elspet Strachan (bpt 04.03.1702)
  b.+ other issue - Robert (bpt 17.12.1648), James (bpt 10.11.1650), Marjorie (bpt 16.02.1662)
  ii. Grisell Strachan
  m. (21.09.1637) Gerry Abircrombie
  m2. Elizabeth Strachan (dau of Alexander Strachan of Garioch & Fetternear by Katharine Strachan) @@ above
  B. Alexander Strachan (minister of Lumphanan)
  C. Andew Strachan (b c1601, d 07/08.1679, minister of Kintore)
  m. Jean Irving
  D. Christian Strachan
  m. (22.05.1627) Andrew Cassie
3. John Strachan (rector of Kincardine)
  m. _ Hunter
4. Margaret Strachan
  m. James Gardner of Drungask
5. Agnes Strachan
  m. John Gordon of Braco

Main source(s): patrickspeople.co.uk which for these branches is based on a range of different sources including parish registers and the IGI
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