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ABERNETHY, Alexander 4th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy
(About 1468-1527)
STEWART, Daughter
(About 1468-)
HAY, William 4th Earl of Erroll
(About 1480-1513)
LYON, Christian
(About 1478-After 1508)
ABERNETHY, William 5th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy
(About 1505-1543)
HAY, Elizabeth
(About 1504-1574)
ABERNETHY, Alexander 6th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy


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1. KEITH, Alison


ABERNETHY, Alexander 6th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy 1

  • Born: About 1536(1537) 1
  • Marriage (1): KEITH, Alison after 28 August 1550(charter) 1
  • Marriage (2): JOHNSTON, Jean after 1572 1 2
  • Died: 1587 1

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Alexander married Alison KEITH, daughter of William KEITH 3rd Earl Marischal and Margaret KEITH co-heiress of Inverugie, after 28 August 1550(charter).1 (Alison KEITH was born about 1540 and died in August 1567 1 3.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (Alexander Abernethy) died in the spring of 1587, having married, first, while still a minor, after 28 August 1550, when he granted a charter of lands to her 'in ejus pura virginitate,' Alison Keith, daughter of William, Earl Marischal."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 1

Alexander next married Jean JOHNSTON, daughter of James JOHNSTONE fiar of Johnstone and Margaret HAMILTON, after 1572.1 2 (Jean JOHNSTON was born about 1545.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (Alexander Abernethy) married, secondly, Jean Johnston, daughter of James Johnston, younger of that Ilk, relict of William, Master of Carlyle ...."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 1


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

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

3 National Records of Scotland, Legal records - Wills and testaments.

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