GORDON, Alexander of Killyhuntly in Badenoch, Merchant 1 2
- Born: About 1572
- Marriage (1): GRANT, Jean before May 1626 1
Other names for Alexander were GORDON, Alex. of Killihuntin,1 GORDON, Alexander of Camdell,1 GORDON, Alexander of Terrisoule 1 and GORDON, Alexander of Tilliesoule.1
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Alexander was the ancestor of the later lairds of Beldorney and the Gordons of Wardhouse. 2
Alexander married Jean GRANT, daughter of Duncan GRANT of Rothiemurchus and Muriel ROSS, before May 1626.1 (Jean GRANT was born about 1607.)
"Duncan Grant, younger of Rothiemurchus, married Muriel Ross, daughter of George Ross of Balnagown, and their eldest daughter, Jean, married before May 1626 Alex. Gordon of Killihuntin (Chiefs of Grant, I. p. 509). This confirms the statement in the Beldorney family pedigree."
"Alexander of Killihuntly, who was generally known, as already mentioned, as 'Sandy Merchant,' being settled in Badenoch, married before May 1626, Jean Grant, daughter of Duncan Grant of Rothiemurchas, by his spouse Muriel Ros."
from Later Gordons of Beldorney 1