Elphinstone of Glack and of Logie


to mid-18th Century


(The data given here is still in draft form and considered by the Editor to be usable at present only as a source of clues. A definitive version is scheduled to be uploaded in 1999.)

 

Ancestry: Laurence Elphinstone of Selmys, second son of Sir Henry Elphinstone of Pittendreich m Margaret Hamilton and had issue:
..A1 Andrew Elphinstone of Selmys, his heir, who surrendered Glack to his cousin, William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen, Chancellor of Scotland.
..A2 Nicholas [see below]

The younger son,
Nicholas Elphinstone of Glack received a grant of Glack from his cousin William Elphinstone, Chancellor of Scotland, m Elizabeth Abercrombie of Pitmeddow, and had issue:
..A1 William, his heir [see below]

The heir,
William Elphinstone of Glack mElizabeth Cromme and had issue:
..A1 James, his heir [see below]

The heir,
James Elphinstone of Glack mMarjorie dtr of Alexander Leslie of Pitcaple and had issue
..A1 Alexander Elphinstone, yr of Glack, dvp leaving issue:
....B1 James, heir to his grandfather [see below]

The heir,
James Elphinstone of Glack succeeded his grandfather around 1595 m Elizabeth Wood of Bonnytoun and had issue:
..A1 James, his heir [see below]
..A2 William Elphinstone of Ressiviot (purchased 27 May 1653 - in Milntoun of Durnoch) m Margaret Forbes and d ante 16 Dec 1664 having had issue
....B1 James Elphinstone of Ressiviot, b 1642, Writer to the Signet 1671, bought Logie Durnoch 1676, M.P. for Aberdeenshire 1693-1702, Judge of the Commissary Court of Edinburgh 1696, created a Baronet of Novia Scotia 2 Dec 1701, m 2 Sep 1673 Cecilia (d 10 Nov 1706) dtr of John Denholme of Muirhouse and West Shield, and d 10 Mar 1722 having had issue:
......C1 John Elphinstone of Logie, 2nd Baronet, Sheriff of Aberdeenshire, b 1695, m 23 Aug 1703 Mary (d 18 May 1767) dtr of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 1st Bt, and d 14 Mar 1732 having had issue:
........D1 James Elphinstone of Logie, 3rd Baronet, b ca 1710, m 4 Oct 1733 Jean (who m 2nd 2 Apr 1747 Lt Col George Mure and d 25 Sep 1765) 2nd dtr of Rt Revd Thomas Rattray of Craighall-Rattray, 20th Laird, DD, Primus of Scotland, and dspm April 1739, when he was succeeded by his brother.
........D2 John Elphinstone of Logie, 4th Baronet, b 11 Jan 1717, d unm 1743 after which date the baronetcy was dormant until Sir Alexander Logie Elphinstone of Logie, 10th Bt, proved his right to succeed on 30 Nov 1927.
......C2
......C3
......C4
......c1.
......c2.
......c3.

The elder son of James Elphinstone of Glack and Elizabeth Wood of Bonnytoun, James Elphinstone of Glack, succeeded his father before 2 Jun 1670, recorded his arms 1672, Commissary for Inverurie in Parliament, hon. Burgess of Inverurie 1671, m Janet Leslie and had issue:
..A1 John, his heir [see below]

The heir,
John Elphinstone of Glack, succeeded before 15 Aug 1676, hon. Burgess of Inverurie 1671, m Anna Irvine and had issue:
..A1 John, his heir [see below]

The heir,
John Elphinstone of Glack, succeeded before 22 Oct 1691, hon. Burgess of Aberdeen 1731, m Margaret dtr of Alexander Forbes of Foveran and had issue:
..A1 John, his heir [see below]

The heir,
John Elphinstone of Glack, succeeded before 15 Jan 1735, became de jure the 5th Baronet of Logie on the death of his kinsman Sir John Elphinstone of Logie, 4th Bt, in 1743 m 1733 Jean dtr of Alexander Achyndachy of that Ilk, Chamberlain of Fyvie, and d Sep 1758 in his 93rd year having had issue:
..A1 Alexander, his heir [see below]

The heir,
Alexander Elphinstone of Glack, (in preparation)

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