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GORDON, James of Cairnborrow
(About 1481-)
CUNNINGHAM,
(About 1480-)
GORDON, Alexander of Drumin, Bailie of Badenoch and Strathawn
(About 1452-1504)
LOGAN, Christan
(About 1465-)
GORDON, George 2nd of Cairnborrow
(About 1498-1547)
GORDON, Katharin
(About 1494-)
GORDON, Margaret
(About 1521-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. ABERNETHY, Michael of Saltoun

2. GORDON, Adam of Ferrar
3. GORDON, Alexander 1st of Birkenburn

GORDON, Margaret 1

  • Born: About 1521
  • Marriage (1): ABERNETHY, Michael of Saltoun
  • Marriage (2): GORDON, Adam of Ferrar
  • Marriage (3): GORDON, Alexander 1st of Birkenburn

   Other names for Margaret were GORDON, Isabel 2 and GORDON, Mary.3


Margaret married Michael ABERNETHY of Saltoun, son of William ABERNETHY 5th Lord Saltoun of that Ilk and Elizabeth HAY. (Michael ABERNETHY of Saltoun was born about 1507.)


  Marriage Notes:

"She had first married Michael Abernethy, son of Lord Saltoun, by whom she had a daughter, who married her third husband's younger brother, John Gordon of Leichestoun." 1

Margaret next married Adam GORDON of Ferrar, son of Adam GORDON Lord of Aboyne, Jure Uxoris Earl of Sutherland and Elizabeth DE MORAVIA 10th of Sutherland. (Adam GORDON of Ferrar was born about 1505 and died on 10 September 1547 in Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, Near Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Her second husband was Adam Gordon of Ferrar, who got Birkenburn in 1547, and who was killed at Pinkie in
1547." 1

Margaret next married Alexander GORDON 1st of Birkenburn, son of James GORDON 1st Laird of Lesmoir and Margaret STUART. (Alexander GORDON 1st of Birkenburn was born about 1516 1 and died before 1570.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Alexander Gordon married (1) Margaret Gordon (Balbithan MS., I5, 33), eldest daughter of George Gordon of Cairnburrow. She had first married Michael Abernethy, son of Lord Saltoun, by whom she had a daughter, who married her third husband's younger brother, John Gordon of Leichestoun. Her second husband was Adam Gordon
of Ferrar, who got Birkenburn in 1547, and who was killed at Pinkie in 1547. The 1600 Gordon MS. calls her Isobel, and the Reg. Episc. Moraviensis (p. 395) makes her Christina." 1

Sources


1 e-books, The House of Gordon vol.2: Cadets of Lesmoir by J.M.Bulloch and D. Wimberley (1907).

2 e-books.

3 e-books, The House of Gordon ed. John Malcolm Bulloch.

4 Internet Site, http://www.thepeerage.com.


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