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Jean Wemyss

Jean Wemyss

Female 1629 - 1715  (85 years)

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  • Name Jean Wemyss  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 19 Jun 1629  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Jan 1714/15  Rosebank, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried 18 Jan 1714/15  Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I613019  Stewart Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2013 

    Father Ancestors David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss,   b. 6 Sep 1610,   d. Jul 1679, Wemyss Castle, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Anna Balfour,   d. 10 Nov 1649, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Feb 1626/27 
    Family ID F317713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus and Ormond, Lord Bothwell,   b. Abt 1609,   d. Abt 15 Jan 1654/55, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1649  Wemyss, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Ann Douglas,   b. 8 Jan 1649/50,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Married: 1x2. Margaret Douglas,   b. Sep 1651,   d. 12 Oct 1692, Whittingehame, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +3. Archibald Douglas, Earl of Forfar,   b. 3 May 1653,   d. 23 Dec 1712  (Age 59 years)
     4. William Douglas,   b. 1 Apr 1655,   d. 1 Apr 1656  (Age 1 years)
    Family ID F317735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors George Gordon, Earl of Sutherland,   b. 2 Nov 1633, Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1702/03, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1659  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. John Gordon, Earl of Sutherland,   c. 2 Mar 1660/61, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1733, Chelsea, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     2. Anne Gordon,   c. 14 Aug 1663, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1695  (Age ~ 31 years)
     3. Jean Gordon,   b. 24 Apr 1665, of, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1680  (Age 14 years)
     4. Child Gordon,   b. Abt 1666, of, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7 Jun 1666, Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Child Gordon,   b. Abt 1668, of, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 24 Jun 1668, Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. David Gordon,   b. 22 Dec 1670,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F317001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1659 - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jan 1714/15 - Holyroodhouse, Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: Second wife.
    • KINSHIP: 1st daughter and heiress of line.

      RESIDENCE: Rosebank, Inveresk, Midlothian, Scotland.

      DEATH: Jan 1715, see 'The Scots Peerage', addenda and corrigenda vol. 8 p. 168.

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] #226 The Peerage of Scotland: Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom, from Their Origin to the Present Generation (2nd edition, 1813), Douglas, Sir Robert, (2nd edition. 2 volumes. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1813), FHL book Q 941 D22d; FHL microfilm 1,440,956 items., vol. 1 p. 180.

    2. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 8 p. 352.

    3. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 8 p. 503.

    4. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 1 p. 185.

    5. [S3485] #21 The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant (1910), Cokayne, George Edward (main author) and Vicary Gibbs (added author), (New edition. 13 volumes in 14. London: St. Catherine Press,1910-), vol. 4 p. 438.

    6. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 1 p. 207.