'Wallace04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Wallace of Craigie, Wallace of Failford, Wallace of Holmstone, Wallace of Woolmet
[This family is to be researched further in due course. See the note at the top of Wallace03.]

Sir John Wallace of Craigie, Ayrshire (b c1530, d 1570)
m. Margaret Cunningham (dau of Alexander Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn) named Mary by Paterson
1. Sir John Wallace of Craigie (d after 1596)
  m1. Margaret Campbell (d 05.05.1597, dau of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun)
  There is something wrong either with these dates or with the fact that both Margaret and John are noted as having married again after this marriage. In Margaret's case it appears that she had several children by a second marriage (to Lord Boyd). Paterson shows this John as m. Margaret Campbell and his son John as m. Elizabeth Douglas. Vans suggests that Elizabeth was this John' s second wife.
  A. Sir John Wallace of Craigie (d before 07.1625)
  m. (mcrt 11.1597) Margaret Maxwell (dau of John Maxwell, 8th Lord of Carlaverock, Earl of Morton)
  i. Sir Hugh Wallace, (1st) Bart of Craigie (b c1600, d before 08.03.1660)
  m. (c1616) Hester or Esther Ker (dau of Sir John Ker of Littledean)
  Vans & Paterson suggest that Hugh was the 1st Baronet. There is a story that, having accused his sons of robbing him and trying to murder him, he disinherited them in favour of his nephew. TCB suggests thaa it was his nephew Thomas who was created baronet. However, TCB notes that "Sir Hugh Wallace is often considered to have been himself aBaronet [S.], and is said [Playfair's Baronetage] to have been so cr. in 1669, thoiugh there is no record of such creation and, apparently, no recognition of it" but for an observation in Milne's 'List'.
  a. Hugh Wallace (dvp)
  m. Christian Pringle (of Stichhill)
  (1) Margaret Wallace (b 08.1644)
  b. Henry Wallace
  m. Agnes Pringle (of Stichhill)
  (1) Katherine Wallace
  c.+ other issue - William, John, Elizabeth (b 05.1635)
  ii. William Wallace (minister of Failford)
  Vans shows this as the William who married Agnes Boyd and was father of Sir Thomas, etc.. Paterson suggests that Sir Thomas was great-nephew of Sir Hugh which is supported by TCB which shows that the husband if Agnes Boyd was not this William but his son ...
  a. Sir William Wallace of Failford, Ayrshire (d 1673)
  m Agnes Boyd (dau of Sir Thomas Boyd of Bollinshaw or Bonshaw)
(1) Sir Thomas Wallace, 1st/2nd Bart of Craigie (b c1631, d 26.03.1680, Senator of the Court of Justice, Lord Justice Clerk)
  m. (c1660) Euphemia Gemmill (dau of Sir William Gemmill of Templeland & Garrive)
  (A) Sir William Wallace, 2nd/3rd Bart of Craigie (b c1660, d 18.01.1700)
  m1. (1682) Euphame Fullerton (dau of William Fullarton of that ilk)
  (i) Thomas Wallace (d young)
  m2. Jean Menzies (dau of William Menzies of Pitfoddels)
(ii) Jean Wallace (d 05.12.1715)
  m. (20.04.1710) James Wauchope (of Niddrie Marischal family)
  m3. (before 1698) Elizabeth Wauchope (dau of Andrew Wauchope of Niddrie Marischal)
  (iii) Margaret Wallace (b c1696, d unm 19.03.1712)
  (B) Sir Thomas Wallace of Ellerslie, 3rd/ 4th Bart of Craigie (b 27.01.1665, d 21.01.1728)
  m. (by 1702) Rachel Wallace (dau of Sir Hugh Wallace of Woolmet) @@ below
  (i) Sir Thomas Wallace, 4th/5th Bart of Craigie (b 16.02.1702, d 18.08.1770)
  m. (1725) Eleanor Agnew (d 19.08.1761, dau of Andrew Agnew of Lochryan)
  (a) Thomas Wallace (b 19.03.1729, dvp unm 09.10.1755, Captain)
  (b) Frances Anna Wallace
  m. (1745) John Dunlop of Dunlop (b 1707, d 1785)
  (c)+ Thomas Wallace (b 19.03.1729, dvp 09.10.1755, captain)
  (ii)+ other issue - John, William (b 27.01.1704, d before 31.01.1737), Hugh, Eupham (b 18.11.1700)
(C) Grizell Wallace (b 24.01.1667, d 1759)
  m. Sir Thomas Kennedy (b 1673, d 19.04.1754, Lord Advocate)
  (D) Agnes Wallace
  m. Sir Adam Blair of Carberrie
  (E) Elizabeth Wallace
  m. John Skene of Hallyards (d 1709)
  (F) Euphemia Wallace (b before 1654, d 1743)
  m. (1680) John Drummond, 1st Earl of Melfort, 1st Duc de Melfort (b c1649, d 26.01.1714)
(2) Sir Hugh Wallace of Woolmet (b c1636)
  m. Christian Macfarlane (dau of Patrick Macfarlane, 1st of Ballancleroch)
  (A) Hugh Wallace of Woolmet (captain)
  (B) John Wallace of Woolmet (b 1679)
  (C) Rachel Wallace
  m. (1702) Sir Thomas Wallace, 4th Bart of Craigie (b 27.01.1665, d 21.01.1728) @@ above
  (D) Agnes Wallace
  m. (c1690) John Macfarlane, younger of that ilk (dvp 09.07.1705)
  (E)+ other issue - William, Euphame
(3)+ other issue - William, Agnes
  iii.+ other issue - John (b 1599, d before 1614), Thomas, James, Robert, Margaret
  B. Robert Wallace of Holmstone (a 1600, youngest son)
  The following comes from 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p209+).
  i. Robert Wallace of Holmstone (d 1678)
  m. ?? (niece of William Wallace of Elington)
  a. William Wallace (b 1628-9, dvp 03.04.1664)
  m. Margaret Kennedy (b c1635, d 15.09.1657)
  b. John Wallace of Holmstone
  m. Jane Stewart (dau of John Stewart of Shawood)
  (1) Robert Wallace of Holmstone (dsp c1753)
  m. Elizabeth Crichton (a 1698, heir of Helen Crichtone, sister of James of Castlemains)
  (2)+ other issue - Janet (b 17.04.1673), Margaret (b 22.08.1677), Jane (b 04.06.1679)
  It appears that one of these daughters married ...
  m. _ Paterson
  (A) Robert Paterson, later Wallace of Holmstone (d before 1781)
(i) Alexander Wallace of Holmstone, Edinburgh & Ayr (a 1787)
  (a) James Houston Wallace (a 1830, Captain)
  C. Catherine Wallace
  m. William Wallace, younger of Elderslie
  D.+ other issue - William, Thomas, James, Isabel
  m2. Elizabeth Douglas (dau of David Douglas, 7th Earl of Angus)
2. Sir William Wallace of Failford (d 10.1616)
  m. Janet Cathcart
  A. son
  B. Helen Wallace of Failford
3. Robert Wallace
  m. Isabel Campbell (dau of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun)
  A. Robert Wallace (d 10.1681) had issue
  m. Jean/Janet Wallace
4. Annabella Wallace
  m. Sir William Hamilton of Sorn & Sanquhar
5.+ other issue - Michael, Allan, Marion, Martha

Main source(s): the Vans Family Archive at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~vfarch/ (information taken in December 2003, not yet rechecked) with support from TCB (vol 4, Wallace of Craigie, p276+, rechecked 10.05.20) and (on 10.05.20) 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 1, 1847, p336+)
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