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Aboyne, Earl of (S, 1660)

 

Creation: let. pat. 10 Sep 1660

 

Family name: Gordon

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Arms:

See Marquess of Huntly

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Charles [Gordon], 1st Earl of Aboyne

4th son of George [Gordon], 2nd Marquess of Huntly, by his wife Lady Anne Campbell, 1st dau. of Archibald [Campbell], 7th Earl of Argyll

born

 

mar. (1)

Margaret Irvine (dspm. Dec 1662), dau. of Alexander Irvine of Drum

only child by first wife

1. Lady Ann Gordon (d. after 17 Jun 1665)

mar. (2)

28 Aug 1665 Lady Elizabeth Lyon, only dau. of John [Lyon], 2nd Earl of Kinghorne, by his second wife Lady Elizabeth Maule, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Patrick [Maule], 1st Earl of Panmure

children by second wife

1. Hon Charles Gordon, later 2nd Earl of Aboyne

2. Hon George Gordon

3. Hon John Gordon (d. 22 Jul 1762)

2. Lady Elizabeth Gordon (dsp. after 1698), mar. after 10 Jan 1685 (div. 28 Jul 1698) as his first wife John [Mackenzie], 2nd Earl of Cromartie

died

Mar 1681

created

10 Sep 1660 Lord Gordon of Strathavon and Glenlivet and Earl of Aboyne

suc. by

son by second wife

note

a supporter of the King during the Civil War

 

Charles [Gordon], 2nd Earl of Aboyne

born

 

mar.

his first cousin Lady Elizabeth Lyon (mar. (2) Patrick [Kinnaird], 3rd Lord Kinnaird;  mar. (3) Capt Alexander Grant of Grantsfield;  d. Jan 1739), 2nd dau. of Patrick [Lyon], 3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, by his wife Lady Helen Middleton, 2nd dau. by his first wife of John [Middleton], 1st Earl of Middleton

children

1. Hon John Gordon, later 3rd Earl of Aboyne

1. Lady Helen Gordon (d. bef. 3 Nov 1731), mar. as his first wife George Kinnaird, only son and hr. of Hon George Kinnaird (by his wife Margaret Maitland), 6th son of George [Kinnaird], 1st Lord Kinnaird, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Gordon (d. 14 Apr 1770)

3. Lady Grizel Gordon (d. 18 Oct 1761), mar. 14 Jul 1735 James Grant of Knockando

died

Apr 1702

suc. by

son

 

John [Gordon], 3rd Earl of Aboyne

born

 

mar.

20 Jun 1724 Grace Lockhart (mar. (2) Dec 1734 as his first wife her second cousin James [Stuart], 8th Earl of Moray;  d. 17 Nov 1738), dau. of George Lockhart of Carnwath, by his wife Lady Eupheme Montgomerie, 4th dau. by his first wife of Alexander [Montgomerie], 9th Earl of Eglinton

children

1. Hon Charles Gordon, later 4th Earl of Aboyne

2. Lt Col Hon John Gordon of Glentanner (b. 19 Jun 1728; d. 30 Oct 1778), mar. 18 May 1761 Clementina Lockhart (d. 31 Mar 1803), only dau. of George Lockhart of Carnwath by his wife Fergusia Wishart, dau. of Sir George Wishart, Bt., of Clifton Hall, and had issue

3. Lt Col Hon Lockhart Gordon, Judge Advocate General in Bengal (b. 1732; d. 24 Mar 1788), mar. 3 Oct 1770 Lady Catherine Wallop (d. May 1813), sister of John [Wallop], 2nd Earl of Portsmouth, and dau. of Hon John Wallop, styled Viscount Lymington (by his wife Catherine Conduit, dau. and hrss. of John Conduit, Master of the Mint), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of John [Wallop], 1st Earl of Portsmouth, and had issue

died

7 Apr 1732

suc. by

son

 

Charles [Gordon], 4th Earl of Aboyne

born

c. 1726

mar. (1)

22 Apr 1759 Lady Margaret Stewart (d. 12 Aug 1762), 3rd dau. of Alexander [Stewart], 6th Earl of Galloway, by his second wife Lady Catherine Cochrane, yst. dau. of John [Cochrane], 4th Earl of Dundonald

children by first wife

1. Hon Charles Gordon, later 5th Earl of Aboyne later 9th Marquess of Huntly

1. Lady Catherine Gordon (d. young)

2. Lady Margaret Gordon (b. c. 1763; d. 23 May 1786), mar. 5 May 1783 William Beckford, of Fonthill Abbey, co. Wiltshire, only son of William Beckford, Lord Mayor of London, and had issue

mar. (2)

14 May 1774 Lady Mary Douglas (b. c. 1737; d. 25 Dec 1816), only dau. of James [Douglas], 14th Earl of Morton, by his first wife Agatha Halyburton, dau. and hrss. of James Halyburton of Pitcur

only child by second wife

2. Lord Douglas Gordon later Halyburton of Pitcur MP, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1836 (b. 10 Oct 1777; d. 25 Oct 1841), mar. 16 Jul 1807 Louisa Leslie (d. 2 Oct 1851), dau. of Sir Edward Leslie, Bt., of Tarbert, co. Kerry

died

28 Dec 1794

suc .by

son by first wife

 

George [Gordon], 5th Earl of Aboyne later 9th Marquess of Huntly, KT

note

suc. his kinsman 28 May 1836 George [Gordon], 5th Duke of Gordon as 9th Marquess of Huntly

 

The Earldom of Aboyne has been held by the Marquesses of Huntly since 28 May 1836.

 

 Last updated 9 May 2003

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