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STRACHAN, John of Thornton
(About 1455-After 1521)
DURHAM, Margaret
(About 1475-After 1521)
FALCONER, George of Halkerton and Lethen, Sir
(About 1465-1511)
ERSKINE, Elizabeth
(About 1478-)
STRACHAN, Alexander 10th Laird of Thornton, Sir
(About 1494-)
STRACHAN, Margaret
(About 1515-)


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1. RAMSAY, William of Balmain

STRACHAN, Margaret 1 2

  • Born: About 1515
  • Marriage (1): RAMSAY, William of Balmain 1

  General Notes:

"....(Alexander Strachan and Isobel Falconer) had Issue John Strachan of Thornton his heir And Severall Daughters which brought a great Alliance to the family. One was Married to Wood of Balbegno, Margt to William Ramsay of Balmain in the Mearns And afterward to Ugston of that Ilk. Jean to Henry Graham of Morphy in the County of Kincairden and all Had Issue."

from Macfarlane genealogies at NLS 2

Margaret married William RAMSAY of Balmain, son of Sir John RAMSAY 1st and last Lord Bothwell and Isabel LIVINGSTONE.1 (William RAMSAY of Balmain was born about 1510 1 3.)


1 Internet Site,

2 National Library of Scotland, - Macfarlane's Genealogical Collections concerning Families in Scotland, made by Walter MacFarlane, 1750-1751 ed. James T. Clark (1900).

3 Internet Site,

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