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URQUHART, Thomas of Fischerie, Sheriff of Cromarty
(About 1475-1557)
(About 1490-)
INNES, Walter of Tough and Auchintoul
(About 1486-)
FORBES, Third daughter
(About 1494-)
URQUHART, Alexander of Cromarty
(About 1507-1566)
INNES, Beatrix
(About 1517-)
URQUHART, John of Craigfintry, Tutor of Cromarty
(About 1547-)


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1. GORDON, Eldest Daughter

3. SETON, Elizabeth heiress of Meldrum

URQUHART, John of Craigfintry, Tutor of Cromarty 2 3

  • Born: About 1547
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, Eldest Daughter 1
  • Marriage (2): ABERNETHY, Jean 2
  • Marriage (3): SETON, Elizabeth heiress of Meldrum 2

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John married Eldest Daughter GORDON, daughter of John GORDON of Cairnborrow and Edenglassie and Bessie GORDON of Buckie.1 (Eldest Daughter GORDON was born about 1548.)

  Marriage Notes:

"His (John Gordon's) eldest daughter married the Laird of Eden Meldrum, and after his death she married the Laird of Craigston Tutor of Cromarty her name was in the Said House of Craigston."

from Balbithan MS 1

John next married Jean ABERNETHY, daughter of Alexander ABERNETHY 6th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy and Alison KEITH.2 (Jean ABERNETHY was born about 1560.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Jean, married .... secondly, again as a second wife, to John, second son of Alexander Urquhart of Cromarty and Beatrix Innes his wife. It is a curious fact that this John married, as his third wife, in 1610, his second wife's first husband's grandchild by a former marriage, viz. Elizabeth Seton, only daughter of Alexander Seton, eldest son of Alexander Seton of Meldrum above mentioned."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 2

John next married Elizabeth SETON heiress of Meldrum, daughter of Alexander SETON younger, of Meldrum and Christina FRASER.2 (Elizabeth SETON heiress of Meldrum was born about 1592.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (Alexander Fraser) married, secondly .... Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Seton of Meldrum, widow of John Urquhart of Craigfintrie"

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 2


1 e-books, The House of Gordon vol. 1 ed. John Malcolm Bulloch (1903) Balbithan MS.

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 7 (1910).

3 e-books, History of the Family of Urquhart by Henrietta Tayler (1946).

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