Elizabeth St. Clair1

F, #10861, d. 1721
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Elizabeth St. Clair was the daughter of Henry St. Clair, 1st/10th Lord Sinclair and Grizel Cockburn.2 She married David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss, son of Sir James Wemyss, Lord Burntisland and Margaret Wemyss, Countess of Wemyss, circa 5 July 1716.1 She died in 1721.1
      Her married name became Wemyss.

Children of Elizabeth St. Clair and David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 644. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Elizabeth Gordon1

F, #10862, d. 24 January 1803
Last Edited=19 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.52%
     Lady Elizabeth Gordon was the daughter of William Gordon, 17th Earl of Sutherland and Lady Elizabeth Wemyss.1 She married James Wemyss, son of James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss and Janet Charteris, on 29 August 1757. She died on 24 January 1803.2
      Her married name became Wemyss.

Children of Lady Elizabeth Gordon and James Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S1670] Alexander Brodie, "re: Brodie Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 6 April 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Brodie Family."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Janet Charteris

F, #10863, d. 1 March 1778
Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
     Janet Charteris was the daughter of Colonel Frances Charteris and Helen Swinton. She married James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss, son of David Wemyss, 4th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Anne Douglas, on 17 September 1720. She died on 1 March 1778.
      Her married name became Wemyss.

Children of Janet Charteris and James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."

David Wemyss, 6th Earl of Wemyss

M, #10864, b. 30 July 1721, d. 29 April 1787
Last Edited=2 Jan 2009
David Wemyss, 6th Earl of Wemyss
by Allan Ramsay, 1742 1
     David Wemyss, 6th Earl of Wemyss was born on 30 July 1721. He was the son of James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss and Janet Charteris. He married unknown daughter d'Uxhull, daughter of unknown d'Uxhull, Baron d'Uxhill in Neuchatel, on 9 September 1776. He died on 29 April 1787 at age 65.
     He gained the title of 6th Earl of Wemyss.

Citations

  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

Francis Charteris, 7th Earl of Wemyss

M, #10865, b. 21 October 1723, d. 24 August 1808
Last Edited=5 Jan 2009
     Francis Charteris, 7th Earl of Wemyss was born on 21 October 1723. He was the son of James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss and Janet Charteris. He married Lady Catherine Gordon, daughter of Alexander Gordon, 2nd Duke of Gordon and Lady Henrietta Mordaunt, on 12 September 1745.1 He died on 24 August 1808 at age 84.
     He gained the title of 7th Earl of Wemyss. He was given the name of Francis Wemyss at birth. On 24 February 1731/32 his name was legally changed to Francis Charteris.

Children of Francis Charteris, 7th Earl of Wemyss and Lady Catherine Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2012. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


James Wemyss

M, #10866, b. 23 February 1726, d. 10 May 1786
Last Edited=19 Nov 2012
     James Wemyss was born on 23 February 1726.1 He was the son of James Wemyss, 5th Earl of Wemyss and Janet Charteris. He married Lady Elizabeth Gordon, daughter of William Gordon, 17th Earl of Sutherland and Lady Elizabeth Wemyss, on 29 August 1757. He died on 10 May 1786 at age 60, with other issue (died unm):.1
     He was Member of Parliament (M.P.) Sutherland.1

Children of James Wemyss and Lady Elizabeth Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss1

M, #10867, b. 11 July 1858, d. 17 July 1908
Last Edited=2 Mar 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss was born on 11 July 1858.2 He was the son of James Hay Erskine-Wemyss and Millicent Anne Mary Erskine. He married, firstly, Lady Lillian Mary Paulet, daughter of John Paulet, 14th Marquess of Winchester and Hon. Mary Montagu, on 18 July 1884. He and Lady Lillian Mary Paulet were divorced in 1898. He married, secondly, Lady Eva Cecilia Margaret Wellesley, daughter of William Henry Wellesley, 2nd Earl Cowley and Emily Gwendoline Williams, on 23 November 1898.1 He died on 17 July 1908 at age 50.2
     He was Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).2

Children of Randolph Gordon Erskine-Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Lillian Mary Paulet

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 936. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

James Hay Erskine-Wemyss

M, #10868, b. 29 August 1829, d. 29 March 1864
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     James Hay Erskine-Wemyss was born on 29 August 1829.1 He was the son of Rear-Admiral James Erskine Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Emma Hay. He married Millicent Anne Mary Erskine, daughter of Hon. John Kennedy-Erskine and Lady Augusta Fitz-Clarence, on 17 May 1855.1 He died on 29 March 1864 at age 34.1
     He lived Wemyss Castle.1 He was given the name of James Hay Wemyss at birth.1 He was Ld-Lt and Member of Parliament (M.P.) Fife.1

Children of James Hay Erskine-Wemyss and Millicent Anne Mary Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 77. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 292. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Rear-Admiral James Erskine Wemyss of Wemyss1

M, #10869, b. 9 July 1789, d. 3 April 1854
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.13%
     Rear-Admiral James Erskine Wemyss of Wemyss was born on 9 July 1789.2 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. William Wemyss and Frances Erskine. He married Lady Emma Hay, daughter of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll and Alicia Eliot, on 8 August 1826.2 He died on 3 April 1854 at age 64.1
     He lived Wemyss.2 He was Member of Parliament (M.P.) , R-Adml, Ld-Lt and Sheriff-Pncpl Fife in 1820.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.).1 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in the service of the Royal Navy.1

Children of Rear-Admiral James Erskine Wemyss of Wemyss and Lady Emma Hay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1337. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Gen. William Wemyss

M, #10870, b. 9 April 1760, d. 4 February 1822
Last Edited=21 Nov 2012
Consanguinity Index=3.46%
     Lt.-Gen. William Wemyss was born on 9 April 1760.1 He was the son of James Wemyss and Lady Elizabeth Gordon. He married Frances Erskine, daughter of General Sir William Erskine of Torry, 1st Bt. and Frances Moray, on 16 September 1788.1 He died on 4 February 1822 at age 61.
     He lived Wemyss.1 He was Lieutenant-General.1

Children of Lt.-Gen. William Wemyss and Frances Erskine

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 4125. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]