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GORDON, Thomas 1st of Glastirum, 4th of Leitcheston (Letterfourie), Dr
(About 1595-After 1671)
GORDON, Anna
(About 1615-)
GORDON, Patrick 2nd of Glastirum, then of Leitcheston (Letterfourie)
(About 1644-1704)
SETON, Margaret
(About 1645-)
GORDON, George 3rd of Glastirum, 6th of Leitcheston (Letterfourie), Jacobite 1715
(About 1670-1721)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. STRACHAN, Violet

GORDON, George 3rd of Glastirum, 6th of Leitcheston (Letterfourie), Jacobite 1715 2

  • Born: About 1670
  • Marriage (1): STRACHAN, Violet after 1692 1
  • Died: 1721 3

   Other names for George were GORDON, George of Glestirum,4 GORDON, George of Glastyrim,1 GORDON, George of Glastirem,3 GORDON, George of Clashterim 5 and GORDON, George of Clashtyrum.6

   User ID: X104.

  General Notes:

"The second son of Patrick Gordon of Glasterim, married Violet, daughter of Michael Strachan of Auchnagatt. He died in 1721."

from Jacobites of 1715

In Letter from Lord Chief Justice Cockburn to Lord Townshend from Edinburgh, September 8, 1716 the letter-writer provides a list of

"severall heretors in the county of Banff, who had been in arms for the rebellion".

The second person on his list was "George Gordon of Glestirum."

"2083. George. 1716, Mar., one of sixteen heritors of Banffshire, who had been in arms and surrendered (see 2052)- Second son of Patrick, of Clashterim, cadet of Letterfourie ; m. Violet, dau. of Michael Strachan, yr. brother of the laird of Glenkindie, and had James, 2104, and Margaret, who m. George, of Buckie, 2082; d. 1721, Jul.; will confirmed, 1721, Nov. 21 (Abd. Com.; ]. M. Bulloch in Banffshire Herald, 1908, Aug. 29, Sep. 5)."

from Gordons Under Arms 3 4 7


George married Violet STRACHAN, daughter of Michael STRACHAN of Auchnagatt and Unknown, after 1692.1 (Violet STRACHAN was born about 1668.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Violet was married to George Gordon of Clastyrum..."

from The Strachans of Glenkindie

" ... Thomas. The latter married in 1686 Violet, daughter of Michael Strachan of Auchnagat, afterwards wife of George Gordon, younger, of Glastyrim."

from Scots Peerage 1 2

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).

2 James Allardyce, The Strachans of Glenkindie 1357-1726 (1899), page 33.

3 e-books, Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 North East Scotland by Frances McDonnell (in paper Clearfield 1996).

4 e-books, Records of the County of Banff 1660-1760 compiled by James Grant (1922).

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

6 James Allardyce, The Strachans of Glenkindie 1357-1726 (1899), page 32.

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


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