Alexander Abercromby1

M, #211, b. 1675
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
     Alexander Abercromby was born in 1675.2 He was the son of Sir Alexander Abercromby of Birkenbog, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Baird.1 He married Mary Duff, daughter of Alexander Duff of Braco and Margaret Gordon, in 1699.2
      He inherited the estate of Tullibody in Clackmannan from his cousin, George Abercromby of Skelth.1 He was a practising Advocate.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Clackmannanshire [Scotland] between 1703 and 1707.1

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 418. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  4. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 to 19 October 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."

Mary Duff1

F, #212, b. circa 1683
Last Edited=14 Jan 2006
     Mary Duff was born circa 1683.2 She was the daughter of Alexander Duff of Braco and Margaret Gordon.1,2 She married Alexander Abercromby, son of Sir Alexander Abercromby of Birkenbog, 1st Bt. and Elizabeth Baird, in 1699.3
      From 1699, her married name became Abercromby.1

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 to 19 October 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 8. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alexander Duff of Braco1

M, #213, b. 1652, d. December 1705
Last Edited=3 Jun 2008
     Alexander Duff of Braco was born in 1652.2 He was the son of Alexander Duff of Keithmore and Helen Grant.3 He married Margaret Gordon, daughter of Sir William Gordon of Lesmore, Bt., in 1678.3 He died in December 1705.2
     He was a practising Writer to the Signet (W.S.).3 He lived at Braco, Banffshire, Scotland.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Banffshire.3

Children of Alexander Duff of Braco and Margaret Gordon

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 to 19 October 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1426. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Alexander Abercromby1

M, #214
Last Edited=14 May 2008
     Alexander Abercromby was the son of Alexander Abercromby and Mary Duff.1 He married Rebecca Colquhoun, daughter of Alexander Colquhoun, in 1732.1
     He lived at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.1

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Rebecca Colquhoun1

F, #215
Last Edited=2 Jun 2008
     Rebecca Colquhoun was the daughter of Alexander Colquhoun.1 She married Alexander Abercromby, son of Alexander Abercromby and Mary Duff, in 1732.1
      From 1732, her married name became Abercromby.1

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.


Alexander Colquhoun1

M, #216
Last Edited=2 Jun 2008

Child of Alexander Colquhoun

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

General Hon. Sir John Abercromby1

M, #217, b. 2 April 1772, d. 14 February 1817
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     General Hon. Sir John Abercromby was born on 2 April 1772.1 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby and Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody.1 He died on 14 February 1817 at age 44, unmarried.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 53rd Regiment.1 He fought in the capture of Mauritius in 1809, which he commanded.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.).1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Abercromby, John 1772-1817". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

James Abercromby, 1st Baron Dunfermline1,2

M, #218, b. 7 November 1776, d. 17 April 1858
Last Edited=15 Jul 2012
     James Abercromby, 1st Baron Dunfermline was born on 7 November 1776.3 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby and Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody.1 He married Mary Anne Leigh, daughter of Egerton Leigh and Elizabeth Jodrell, on 14 June 1802.2 He died on 17 April 1858 at age 81 at Colinton House, Midlothian, Scotland.3
     He gained the title of 1st Baron Dunfermline.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Child of James Abercromby, 1st Baron Dunfermline and Mary Anne Leigh

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 601. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 534. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Abercromby, James 1776-1858". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Lt.-Col. Hon. Alexander Abercromby1

M, #219, b. 4 March 1784, d. 27 August 1853
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Lt.-Col. Hon. Alexander Abercromby was born on 4 March 1784.1 He was the son of Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby and Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody.1 He died on 27 August 1853 at age 69 at Scotland.1,2
     He gained the rank of volunteer in 1799 in the service of the 92nd Regiment.2 He fought in the Peninsular Wars.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1808 in the service of the 28th Regiment.1,2 He fought in the Battle of Busaco on 27 September 1810.2 He fought in the Battle of Albuera on 16 May 1811, where he commanded his brigade.2 He fought in the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815.1 He was Colonel of the Coldstream Guards.2 He was decorated with the award of the Knight, Order of Maria Theresa of Austria (K.M.T.).2 He was decorated with the award of the Knight, Order of the Tower and Sword of Portugal (K.T.S.).2 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.).1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. George of Russia.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Clackmannanshire between 1817 and 1818.1,2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Abercromby, Alexander 1784-1853". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Hon. Anne Abercromby1

F, #220, b. between 1768 and 1780, d. 17 September 1844
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     Hon. Anne Abercromby was born between 1768 and 1780.1 She was the daughter of Lt.-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby and Mary Anne Menzies, Baroness Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody.1 She married Donald Cameron of Lochiel, 22nd Chief of Clan Cameron, son of Charles Cameron of Lochiel, 21st Chief of Clan Cameron and Martha Marshall, in 1795.1 She died on 17 September 1844.1
      From 1795, her married name became Cameron.1

Citations

  1. [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 1. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]