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GORDON, Adam of Park, Sir
(About 1577-1629)
GORDON, Christian
(About 1578-)
SIBBALD, James of Rankeillour, Fife, Sir
(About 1581-)
BARCLAY, Margaret
(About 1581-)
GORDON, John 2nd of Park, Sir
(About 1610-)
SIBBALD, Margaret
(About 1615-1667)
GORDON, John 3rd of Park and Cluny, Baronet, Sir
(About 1633-)


Family Links

1. GRAHAM, Elizabeth

2. FORBES, Jean
3. OGILVY, Katharine
4. OGILVY, Helen
5. Unknown

GORDON, John 3rd of Park and Cluny, Baronet, Sir 1 2 4

  • Born: About 1633
  • Marriage (1): GRAHAM, Elizabeth 11 July 1661(contract) 1
  • Marriage (2): FORBES, Jean 2
  • Marriage (3): OGILVY, Katharine by 8 May 1678 3
  • Marriage (4): OGILVY, Helen 2
  • Marriage (5): Unknown

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  General Notes:

"20 July, 1661. Seasing Jon Gordone, eldest lawfll sone to Sir Jon Gordone of Park and Elizabeth Grahame, his spous, of the lands of Cluney newmayns yroff."

from Records of the County of Banff

Note: The various wives and respective offspring in this series of John Gordons of Park are complicated in their relationships and timeline, but the attribution in the above quote of Elizabeth Graham as mother of Johne appears to be erroneous. It may be that Elizabeth Graham was the third John Gordoun of Park's stepmother at the time of the sasine.

John married Elizabeth GRAHAM, daughter of George GRAHAM 5th of Claverhouse, Burgess and Guild-brother of Dundee and Mariot FOTHERINGHAM, 11 July 1661(contract).1 (Elizabeth GRAHAM was born about 1635.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Elizabeth (Graham), married (contract 11 July 1661) to John, eldest son of Sir John Gordon of Park."

from Scots Peerage (vol 3)

"The said Sir John Gordon second [sic] Laird of Park and by Rothemeys death representative of Cairnborrow married four times honourably. First he married my Lord Dundees Aunt Graham, with whom he begat one daughter Hellen Gordon married to the Laird of Achlunchart Innes, who yet lives."

from Balbithan MS 1 2

John next married Jean FORBES, daughter of Walter FORBES 9th of Tolquhon and Jean FORBES.2 (Jean FORBES was born about 1636.)

  Marriage Notes:

"After his (John Gordon's) first Ladys death he married Mrs Jean Forbes sister to Sr Alexander Forbes of Tallquhon with whom he begat a Daughter Mrs Beattie married on John Gordon of Drumwhyndle now of Craibston"

from Balbithan MS 2

John next married Katharine OGILVY, daughter of John OGILVY of Kempcairn and Unknown, by 8 May 1678.3 (Katharine OGILVY was born about 1650.)

  Marriage Notes:

"After his second Ladys death he (John Gordon) married Mrs Katharine Ogilvy of Kempcairns daughter with whom he begat two daughters Mrs Anne married Arradoull Anderson who yet lives, another Mrs Margaret who married Innes of Knockorth"

from Balbithan MS 2

John next married Helen OGILVY, daughter of James OGILVY 2nd Earl of Airlie and Helen OGILVY.2 (Helen OGILVY was baptised on 22 May 1648 in Alyth parish, Perthshire, Scotland 5.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Lastly after his third Ladys death he (John Gordon) married Dame Helen Ogilvy the Earl of Airly 's daughter with whom he begat one son (who succeeded his father), Viz. Sr James Gordon fourth Laird of Park and representative of Cairnborrow. His Father the forsd Sr John Gordon third Laird of Park dyed and was honourably interred in his Isle within the Church of Park."

from Balbithan MS 2

John next married.


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).

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

3 e-books, Records of the County of Banff 1660-1760 compiled by James Grant (1922).

4 e-books, The Thanage of Fermartyn by William Temple (1894).

5 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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