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GORDON, John of Artloch
(About 1590-)
(About 1586-)
GORDON, William 1st of Farskane
(About 1624-1692)
GORDON, John 2nd of Artloch
(About 1650-1734)


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1. GORDON, Betty

2. Unknown

GORDON, John 2nd of Artloch 1

  • Born: About 1650
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, Betty
  • Marriage (2): Unknown
  • Died: 1734
  • Buried: 7 July 1734, Rathven Parish, Banffshire, Scotland

   Other names for John were GORDON, Laird of Drumfindle,2 GORDON, John of Drumwhindle,1 GORDON, John late of Drumquhynle 3 and GORDON, John of Drumwhyndle, then of Craibstone.3

  General Notes:

" (Gordon, John) de Drumquhendle, h. Gulielmi de Farsken, patris I. G., 27 Oct. 1693"

"(Gordon, John) late of Drumquhynle. See William of Crabstoun S. H., 4 Sept. 1735

from House of Gordon

"7 JULY 1734 JOHN GORDON of Drumwhindle was buried."

from Rathven Old Parish Register, Vol.2: Burials, 1724-1756 & 1784-1790 3

  Research Notes:


"Mains Of Drumwhindle
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Canmore ID 20456
Site Number NJ93NW 27
NGR NJ 923 352
Parish ELLON
Former Region GRAMPIAN
Former District GORDON
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc NJ c. 923 352"

Drumwhindle may have come to John Gordon 2nd laird of Artloch through his wife, who in turn may have inherited it from her mother, a Forbes of Tolquhon. Drumwhindle is in the parish of Ellon, and there are a number of properties and place names which incorporate it to the east and north east of Auchreddie.


John married Betty GORDON, daughter of Sir John GORDOUN 3rd Laird of Park and Cluny, 1st Baronet and Jean FORBES of Tolquhon. (Betty GORDON was born about 1657 in Scotland.)

John next married Unknown.


1 e-books, The House of Gordon III: Gordons Under Arms by C.O.Skelton and J.M.Bulloch (1912).

2 Old Parish Registers, Boharm parish Moray Baptisms.

3 e-books, House of Gordon by John M. Bulloch Appendix 1 Services of Heirs.

4 Internet Site,

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