'Wallace02'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wallace of Biscany, Wallace of Cairnhill, Wallace of Elderslie (Ellerslie), Wallace of Kelly, Wallace of Neilstounside, Hamilton of Barr, Hamilton of Ferguslie

John Wallace of Elderslie & Helington (a 1530)
m. Catherine Cuninghame (dau of William Cuninghame, 2nd of Craigends)
1. William Wallace of Elderslie (d c1550)
  m. Janet Schaw
  A. William Wallace of Elderslie (d 1599)
m. Janet Hamilton (d 12.1589, of Ferguslie family)
  i. William Wallace of Elderslie (d 07.1623)
  m. Katherine Craufurd (d 1610, dau of Hugh Craufurd of Kilbirnie)
  a. William Wallace of Elderslie
  m. Helen (d 06.1621)
  (1) Hugh Wallace of Elderslie (dsp)
  m. Isabel Sandilands (dau of James Sandilands, 2nd Lord Torphichen)
  (2)+ other issue - William, Esther
  b. Elizabeth Wallace
  ii. James Wallace of Muirhead (a 1603)
  iii. Gabriel Wallace
  m. Geillis Wallace (d 21.04.1598, dau of William Wallace of Johnstoun)
  iv. John Wallace, later Hamilton of Ferguslie (d 12.1651)
  m. (before 27.07.1624) Margaret Hamilton (dau of John (sb Allan) Hamilton of Ferguslie & Barr, cousin)
  ## 'HamiltonHistory' (p353, see below) identifies John as 2nd son of William of Elderslie and reports that John had to assume the name Hamilton in order to inherit Ferguslie. It identifies John & Margaret's children as John, James & Grissell. BLG1952, which apparently misidentifies Margaret's father, does not mention the name entailment and reports that they had 3 sons, William and 2 others. We follow BLG1952 with William's line and presume that John & James (mentioned by 'HamiltonHistory') were the younger sons mentioned by BLG1952.
  a. William Wallace of Neilstounside and Drumgrain (d 02.1663)
  m. Elizabeth Stewart (dau of Hugh Stewart of Neilstounside)
(1) John Wallace of Neilstounside
  (A)+ 3 daughters
  (2) William Wallace of Glasgow
  (A) John Wallace of Elderslie
  m. Jean Kennedy (dau of Dr. Thomas Kennedy)
(i) Helen Wallace
  m. Archibald Campbell of Succoth
  (B) Thomas Wallace of Cairnhill (d 1748)
  Earlier Wallaces of Cairnhill are shown here and here.
  m. (1710) Lilias Cuninghame (dau of William Cuninghame, 8th of Craigends)
  (i) William Wallace of Cairnhill (b 08.06.1711, d 16.11.1763)
  m. (09.08.1750) Jean Campbell (d 09.03.1781, dau of Archibald Campbell of Succoth)
  (a) Thomas Wallace of Cairnhill (b 08.05.1752, d unm 26.08.1812)
  (b) Lilias Wallace of Cairnhill (d 09.04.1840)
m. (1784) Walter Ferrier of Somerford (d 25.10.1798)
  (c)+ other issue - Archibald (d 08.11.1779), William (d unm 11.05.1809, Colonel), John (d Bhurtpore 11.01.1805, Captain)
  (ii) John Wallace of Kelly & Neilstounside, etc (b 18.09.1716, d 1805)
  m1. (1753) Ann Murdoch (d 1754, dau of John Murdoch, Provost of Glasgow)
  (a) son (d 1754)
  m2. (04.1756) Jean Porterfield (dau of John Porterfield of Fullwood)
  (b) Lilias Wallace (d 02.12.1841)
  m. William Hozier of Newland (b 1760, d 07.06.1841)
  (c) Mary Wallace
  m. Archibald Cuninghame of Craigends (Captain)
  (d) Christian Wallace dau of Janet Colquhoun?
  m. Thomas King of Drums
  (e)+ 2 daughters (d young)
  m3. (09.1764) Janet Colquhoun (dau of Robert Colquhoun of St. Kitts)
  (g) Thomas Wallace (b 18.06.1771, d 1798)
  (h) Robert Wallace of Kelly and Jamaica (b 1773, dsp 01.04.1855)
  m. Margaret Forbes (dau of Sir William Forbes, 5th Bart of Craigievar)
(i) William Wallace (bpt 23.12.1778, d 1798)
  (j) Sir James Maxwell Wallace (b 21.02.1783, dsp 03.02.1867, General)
  m1. (1818) Eliza Maria Hodges (d 04.09.1834, dau of Parry Hodges of Estcourt)
  m2. (032.1836) Grace Stein (d 12.03.1878, dau of John Stein of Bletchingly)
  (k) Frances Colquhoun ('Fanny') Wallace (b 01.06.1767)
  m. James Murdoch of Glasgow (b 1762, d 1841)
  (l) Ann Wallace (b 01.07.1770, d unm 24/5.02.1873)
  (m) Janet Lucretia Wallace (b 1781, dsp 25.06.1877)
  m. (08.08.1808) Sir John Cuningham-Fairlie, 8th Bart of Robertland (b 29.07.1779, dsp 28.02.1852)
  (n) Joanna Wallace
  m. _ Carr
  (o) Agnes Wallace
m. Goodwin Colquitt (Lt. Colonel)
  (p)+ other issue (d young) - John, Michael (bpt 23.09.1780), Alexander, Hugh, Janet
  (iii) Hugh Wallace of Biscany, Jamaica (d 10.1774)
The following is partly supported by 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p220) which also supports (but occasionally contradicts) some of the above.
  m. (16.08.1753) Margaret White (d 18.04.1784)
  (a) Hugh Wallace of Biscany, Jamaica (b 25.09.1760, d 30.05.1800, 2nd son)
  m. (25.08.1788) Frances Ritchie (d 23.04.1842, dau of James Ritchie of Busbie and Craigton)
  ((1)) Hugh Ritchie Wallace of Biscany, Jamaica (d unm c1870)
  ((2)) James Ritchie Wallace (b 30.06.1792, d unm 1813, Lieut. RN)
  ((3)) William Wallace of Busbie, Cloncaird & Rhynd (b 16.07.1794, d 14.12.1861) had issue
  m. (08.01.1821) Janet Crawford Cooper (d 26.09.1864, dau of Samuel Cooper of Failford & Ballendaloch)
  ((4)) John Ritchie Wallace (b 23.09.1795, d unm 17.06.1825)
  ((5)) Thomas Wallace (b 04.02.1797, d 20.08.1843)
  ((6)) Robert Wallace (b 22.09.1798, d 27.11.1852) had issue
  m. (10.06.1834) Katherine Tennant (d 31.01.1855, dau of Charles Tennant of St. Rollox)
  ((7)) Frances Wallace (b 24.06.1800, d 01.01.1845)
  m1. Montgomerie Hamilton
  m2. Dr. Renton of Madeira
  (b) Margaret Wallace
  m. Andrew Houston of Jordanhill
  (c)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), John (d unm), William (d unm, Lt. Colonel)
  (iv) Margaret Wallace
m. John Nelson in Glasgow
  (C) son
  b. John Hamilton of Barr & Ferguslie (d before 06.02.1678)
  ## See note above. The following comes from 'HamiltonHistory' (p354+) which is further identified here.
m. (mcrt 22.03.1643) Agnes Cunninghame (dau of William Cunninghame of Craigiarne)
  (1) John Hamilton of Barr (d by 1695)
  m. (before 09.10.1669) Jean or Margaret Cochrane
  (A) Alexander Hamilton of Barr (b 1670, d 27.03.1747)
  m. (1700) Margaret Hamilton (dau of Robert Hamilton of Edinburgh "of the Udstoun family")
  (i) John Hamilton of Barr (d before 21.08.1780)
  m. (1751) Margaret Porterfield (a 1767, dau of Gabriel Porterfield of Hapland, sister of Alexander)
  (a) Alexander Hamilton of Barr (d 1782)
  (b) John Hamilton, later of Barr (dsp 10.1825)
(c) Jean Hamilton
  m. Hamilton Foster of Auchinleck (cousin)
  (d)+ other issue - Gabriel, William, Thomas, Elizabeth, Margaret, Lillias, another
  (ii) Margaret Hamilton (b c1706, d 1741)
  m. John McDowall
  (B) Agnes Hamilton (bpt 1675)
  m. Thomas Foster of Glasgow (doctor)
  (C) Jean Hamilton (b 1677)
  m. (mcrt 22.04.1698) John Craufurd of Birkhead
  (D)+ other issue (a 1695) - James, Gavin
p. Christian Reid
  (E) Margaret Hamilton (b 1689)
  (2) William Hamilton of Ferguslie (a 1688)
  (3)+ other issue - James (a 1678), Charles (a 1682)
  partner unknown
  (5) Margaret Hamilton
  m. (mcrt 04.11.1662) James King of Phantillie
  c.+ other issue (a 1671) - James, Grissell
  ii John Wallace (a 1585) possibly of this generation
  m. Margaret Hamilton (a 1585, dau of John Hamilton of Cambuskeith
  a. Margaret Wallace
  m. George Shaw
  B. Janet Wallace possibly of this generation
  m. Allan Hamilton of Ferguslie (b by 1560?, a 1620)

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Wallace of that ilk), BLG1850 (Wallace of Kelly) with input as reported above
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