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Families covered: Wemyss of Wemyss

David Wemyss, Lord Elcho, 4th Earl of Wemyss (bpt 29.04.1678, d 15.03.1720)
Shown by BP1934 as 4th Earl (his mother being the 3rd Countess) but by TSP (Wemyss) as the 3rd.
m1. (mcrt 13.08.1697) Anna Douglas (d 23.02.1700, dau of William Douglas, 1st Duke of Queensberry)
1. David Wemyss, Lord Elcho (b 03.10.1698, dvp unm 16.12.1715)
2. James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss (b 30.08.1699, d 21.03.1756)
  m. (17.09.1720) Janet Charteris (d 01.03.1778, dau of Francis Charteris of Newmilns)
  A. David Wemyss, Lord Elcho, de jure 6th Earl of Wemyss (b 30.07.1721, d unm 29.04.1787)
  David was involved in the Jacobite rebellion and was attainted.
B. Francis Wemyss, later Charteris, de jure 7th Earl of Wemyss (b 21.10.1723, d 24.08.1808)
  m. (12.09.1745) Catherine Gordon (d 21.01.1786, dau of Alexander Gordon, 2nd Duke of Gordon)
  i. Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho (b 31.01.1749, dvp 20.01.1808)
m. (18.07.1771) Susan Tracy-Keck (d 25.02.1835, dau of Anthony Tracy-Keck of Great Tew)
  a. Francis Charteris, later Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss, Earl of March (b 15.04.1772, d 28.06.1853)
  m. (31.05/8.1794) Margaret Campbell (d 25.01.1850, dau of Walter Campbell of Shawfield)
  (1) Francis Charteris, later Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas, 9th Earl of Wemyss (b 14.08.1796, d 01.01.1883) had issue
  m. (22.08.1817) Louisa Bingham (d 16.04.1882, dau of 2nd Earl of Lucan)
  (2) Eleanor Charteris (d 16.09.1832)
m. (14.01.1820) Walter Frederick Campbell of Shawfield
  (3) Margaret Charteris (d 1825)
  m. (12.1824) John Wildman (Colonel)
  (4) Katharine Charteris (d 04.01.1844)
  m. (20.12.1824) George Harry Grey, Lord Grey of Groby (dvp 24.10.1835, son of 6th Earl of Stamford)
  (5) Charlotte Charteris (d 03.03.1886)
  m. (07.09.1825) Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Castle (d 09.04.1879)
  (6) Louisa Antoinetta Charteris (d 02.07.1845)
m. (14.08.1832) William Forbes of Callendar (d 10.20.1855)
  (7) Harriet Charteris
  m. (03.09.1829) Sir George Grant Suttie, 5th Bart of Balgonie (d 19.06.1878)
  (8) Jane Charteris (d 26.08.1897)
  m. (30.10.1858) Philip Dundas (d 15.12.1870, Colonel)
  (9)+ other issue - Walter (b 26.05.1797, d 08.08.1818), Caroline (d unm 02.09.1891)
b. Henrietta Charlotte Elizabeth Charteris (b 03.02.1773, d 30.01.1839)
  m. (23.12.1797) George Harry Grey, 6th Earl of Stamford (b 31.10.1765, d 26.04.1845)
  c. Susan Charteris (d 1816)
  m. (23.11.1799) Sir Henry Clinton (Lt. General)
  d. Katharine Charteris (d 08.10.1863)
  m. (19.11.1805) Edward Richard Stewart (b 05.05.1782, d 27.08.1851)
e. Augusta Charteris (dsp 28.07.1840)
  m. (03.06.1819) Warner William Westenra, 2nd Lord Rossmore (b 14.10.1765, d 10.08.1842)
  ii. Frances Charteris (d 01.04.1848)
  m. (29.04.1799) William Traill (b 08.07.1746, 08.03.1831, minister, chancellor of Down and Connor)
  iii.+ other issue (d unm) - Henrietta (b 05.09.1747), Catherine (d 24.02.1812), Janet, Anne (d 29.07.1793)
  C. James Wemyss of Wemyss (b 23.02.1726, d 10.05.1786)
  m. (29.08.1757) Elizabeth Gordon (d 24.01.1803, dau of William Gordon, 17th Earl of Sutherland)
  i. James Wemyss (b 08.10.1758, d unm 16.11.1770)
  ii. William Wemyss of Wemyss (b 09.04.1760, d 04.02.1822, Lt. General)
  m. (16.09.1788) Frances Erskine (d 01.02.1798, dau of Sir William Erskine, Bart of Torrie)
a. James Eskine Wemyss of Wemyss (b 09.07.1789, d 03.04.1854, Rear Admiral) had issue
  m. (mcrt 07.08.1826) Emma Hay (d 17.07.1841, dau of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll)
  b. William Wemyss (b 05.09.1790, d 30.11.1852, Lt. General) had issue
  m. (14.04.1820) Isabella Hay (d 17.07.1841, dau of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll)
  c. Frances Wemyss (b 16.09.1794, d 30.09.1858)
  m. (10.10.1826) James Alexander St.Clair-Erskine, 3rd Earl of Rosslyn (b 15.02.1802, d 16.06.1866, General)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - Francis (b 21.09.1791), Charles (b 23.05.1796)
  iii. James Wemyss (b 04.05.1778, d 22.08.1849, 6th son) had issue
  m. (06.09.1805) Carilone Charlotte Binfield (d 30.01.1863, dau of Rev. Henry Binfield)
iv. Elizabeth Margaret Wemyss (b 11.12.1769, d 19.07.1800)
  m. (16.08.1793) Alexander Brodie of Arnhall (b 1748, d 1818)
  v.+ other issue (d unm) - David (b 29.03.1761, d before 07.1784), Francis (b 01.04.1767, d 04.01.1793, Captain), Charles (b 02.06.1768, d 05.06.1802), Catherine (b 08.07.1785)
  D. Frances Wemyss (b 07.11.1722, d 29.06.1789)
  m. (14.10.1743) Sir James Steuart, 2nd Bart of Goodtrees and Coltness (b 1713, d 1780)
  E. Walpole Wemyss (dsp 1755)
  m. (17.01.1754) Louis de Chastel de la Barthe
  F. Anne Wemyss (dsp)
  m. (mcrt 25.04.1746) John Hamilton of Bargany
  G. Helen Wemyss (dsp 01.10.1812)
  m. (25.04.1754) Hew Dalrymple of Fordel (d 11.12.1784, captain)
m2. (c1708) Mary Robinson (dsp before 08.09.1712, dau of Sir John Robinson, Bart of Farmingwood)
m3. (mcrt 05.07.1716) Elizabeth Sinclair (dau of Henry, Lord Sinclair)
3. David Wemyss (a 03.1720, d young)
4. Elizabeth Wemyss (d 20.02.1747)
  m. (mcrt 17.04.1734) William Gordon, 17th Earl of Sutherland (b 02.10.1708, d 07.12.1750)
5. Margaret Wemyss (d 31.08.1779)
  m. (24.04.1740) James Stewart, 8th Earl of Moray (b c1708, 05/6.07.1767)

Main source(s): TSP (Wemyss), BP1934 (Wemyss)
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