Penelope Swift

F, #23871, b. after 1612
Last Edited=11 Jun 2011
     Penelope Swift was born after 1612.1 She was the daughter of Sir Robert Swift and Ursula Barnham.2,1 She married William Crichton, 2nd Earl of Dumfries, son of William Crichton, 1st Earl of Dumfries and Euphemia Seton, on 29 August 1618.2
      From 29 August 1618, her married name became Crichton.

Citations

  1. [S5258] Dick Payne, "re: Anstruther Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 13 March 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Anstruther Family."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 602. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir Robert Swift1

M, #23872, b. 5 December 1568, d. 14 March 1625
Last Edited=11 Jun 2011
     Sir Robert Swift was baptised on 5 December 1568 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.2 He married, firstly, Bridget Hastings, daughter of Sir Francis Hastings and Jane Restwold.2 He married, secondly, Ursula Barnham, daughter of Stephen Barnham, before 1606.3 He died on 14 March 1625 at age 56.1 He died intestate and his estate was administered on 16 January 1628.2
     He held the office of High Sheriff of Yorkshire from 1599 to 1600.2 He lived at Rotherham, Yorkshire, England.1

Child of Sir Robert Swift and Bridget Hastings

Child of Sir Robert Swift

Children of Sir Robert Swift and Ursula Barnham

Citations

  1. [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 III, page 27. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S5258] Dick Payne, "re: Anstruther Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 13 March 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Anstruther Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 601. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Crichton, 1st Earl of Dumfries1

M, #23873, b. circa 1578, d. from 15 August 1642 to 24 March 1642/43
Last Edited=11 Jun 2011
     William Crichton, 1st Earl of Dumfries was born circa 1578. He was the son of William Crichton and Katherine Carmichael.2 He married, firstly, Euphemia Seton, daughter of James Seton of Touch.2 He married, secondly, Ursula Barnham, daughter of Stephen Barnham, before 16 July 1630.2 He died from 15 August 1642 to 24 March 1642/43.2
     He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar [S., 1488] on 29 June 1612.2 He was created 1st Lord of Sanquhar [Scotland] on 2 February 1622.1 He was created 1st Viscount of Air [Scotland] on 2 February 1622.1 He was created 1st Lord Crichton of Sanquhar and Cumnock [Scotland] on 12 June 1633, with a special remainder to his male heirs bearing the name Crichton.3 He was created 1st Earl of Dumfries [Scotland] on 12 June 1633, with a special remainder to his male heirs bearing the name Crichton.3 He was created 1st Viscount of Air [Scotland] on 12 June 1633, with a special remainder to his male heirs bearing the name Crichton.2

Children of William Crichton, 1st Earl of Dumfries and Euphemia Seton

Citations

  1. [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 I, page 68. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 601. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 69.

Euphemia Seton

F, #23874
Last Edited=12 May 2008
     Euphemia Seton was the daughter of James Seton of Touch.1 She married, secondly, William Crichton, 1st Earl of Dumfries, son of William Crichton and Katherine Carmichael.1 She married, firstly, Patrick Hamilton of Peel of Livingston.1
      Her married name became Hamilton.1 Her married name became Crichton.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 601. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Seton of Touch1

M, #23875
Last Edited=12 May 2008
     James Seton of Touch lived at la Touch, France.

Child of James Seton of Touch

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 601. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Charles Crichton, Lord Crichton1

M, #23876, b. after 1641, d. from 4 October 1686 to 11 March 1689/90
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Charles Crichton, Lord Crichton was born after 1641. He was the son of William Crichton, 2nd Earl of Dumfries and Penelope Swift.1 He married Sarah Dalrymple, daughter of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair and Margaret Ross, circa 1679.1 He died from 4 October 1686 to 11 March 1689/90.1
     He was styled as Lord Crichton.1 In 1686 he settled his estates, failing sons and heir male issue, on his four daughters successively.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 602. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sarah Dalrymple1

F, #23877
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Sarah Dalrymple is the daughter of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair and Margaret Ross.1 She married Charles Crichton, Lord Crichton, son of William Crichton, 2nd Earl of Dumfries and Penelope Swift, circa 1679.1
      Her married name became Crichton.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 602. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair

M, #23878, b. May 1619, d. 20 November 1695
Last Edited=17 Jun 2012
     James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair was born in May 1619 at Drummurchie, Ayrshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Dalrymple of Stair and Drummurchie and Janet Kennedy.1 He married Margaret Ross, daughter of James Ross and Sara Syme, on 21 September 1643. He died on 20 November 1695 at age 76.
     He gained the title of 1st Viscount Stair. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Child of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair

Children of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair and Margaret Ross

Citations

  1. [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 XII/1, page 201. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 602. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Anne Gordon1

F, #23879, b. 17 January 1709, d. 15 April 1755
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Lady Anne Gordon was born on 17 January 1709.2 She was the daughter of William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Leslie.1 She was baptised on 26 January 1709 at Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2 She married William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries, son of Colonel Hon. William Dalrymple of Glenmure and Penelope Crichton, Countess of Dumfries, on 2 April 1731.3 She died on 15 April 1755 at age 46 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, without surviving issue.1,2
      From 2 April 1731, her married name became Dalrymple-Crichton.3

Child of Lady Anne Gordon and William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 90. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 602. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries1

M, #23880, d. 27 July 1768
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=6.25%
     William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries was the son of Colonel Hon. William Dalrymple of Glenmure and Penelope Crichton, Countess of Dumfries.1 He married, firstly, Lady Anne Gordon, daughter of William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Leslie, on 2 April 1731.1 He married, secondly, Anne Duff, daughter of William Duff of Crombie and Elizabeth Dalrymple, on 19 June 1762.1 He died on 27 July 1768, without surviving issue.2
     He was also known as William Dalrymple.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Viscount of Air [S., 1622] on 6 March 1741/42.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord of Sanquhar [S., 1622] on 6 March 1741/42.1 He succeeded to the title of 12th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar [S., 1488] on 6 March 1741/42.3 He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Dumfries [S., 1633] on 6 March 1741/42.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Viscount of Air [S., 1633] on 6 March 1741/42.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar and Cumnock [S., 1633] on 6 March 1741/42.1 He fought in the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, as Aide-de-Camp to his uncle, 2nd Earl of Stair.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in March 1751/52.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Stair in 1760.

Child of William Dalrymple-Crichton, 5th Earl of Dumfries and Lady Anne Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 602. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]