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HACKET, Walter
(About 1585-)
(About 1605-)
GORDON, Robert of Chapelton, Drumblade
(About 1615-)
HACKET, Christian
(About 1625-1696)
GORDON, James of Chapelton, Minister of Rhynie, Reverend Mr
(About 1650-1716)


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GORDON, James of Chapelton, Minister of Rhynie, Reverend Mr 1

  • Born: About 1650
  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: afte 1716

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  General Notes:

"JAMES GORDON, of Chapelton, born about 1650, son of Robert G. of Chapelton, Drumblade; educated at King's College, Aberdeen; M.A. (1670); pres. by George, Marquess of Huntly; ord. (at Forres) 16th Sept. 1680; dep. 30th May 1716 for complicity in the Jacobite Rising. He marr. Christian Halket, and had issue Margaret (marr. George Leslie, of Rothie-Norman); Elizabeth (marr. Walter Syme, min. of Tullynessle, and was greatgrandmother of Henry, Lord Brougham and Vaux). [Case of Greenshields.]"

from Fasti Ecclesiae

Note: the quotation below suggests Christian was the mother rather than the wife of James Gordon, and that his wife was named 'Elspet'.

"II. Rev. James Gordon of Chapeltown, minister of Rhynie.
He had on his property the following list of pollable persons in 1696. Christian Hacket, live-rentrix indweller in Chapeltown, Anne, Elizabeth, and Elspet Gordons (her husband's valuation being one hundred and twenty Scots). Tenants\emdash John Harper in Wedderburn, William Johnston in Thomastown, George Milne in Hillhead, John Lesly in Chapeltown, Alexander Cruickshank in Hillhead, Alexander Johnston in Comalegy, William Petrie in Newmilne." (page 284)

from Thanage of Fermartyn 1

James married.


1 e-books, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae by Hew Scott.

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