ERSKINE




The following is my first Erskine family tree:

James Erskine m Dorothy Knyvett

Henry Erskine

John Erskine m Jane Hatcher

John Erskine II m Margaret MacGilronan

William Erskine m Beatrix Stewart

Robet Erskine m Beatrix Lindsay

Robert Erskine m Elizabeth Lindsay

Thomas Erskine m Janet Douglas

Alexander Erskine m Christian Crichton

Robert Erskine m Isabella Campbell

Jmes Erskine m Christian Stirling

William Erskine m Joana Erskine

Janet Erskine m William Alexander

John Alexander m Agnes Graham

Robert Alexander & Mary Hamilton

James Alexander & Mary Maxwell

Jane Alexander & John McKnitt III

John McKnitt IV & Dorothy Wallace

Mary McKnitt & Adam Brevard

Jean Brevard & Hezekiah Sellards

Catherine Elizabeth Sellards & John Peter Borders

John Borders, Jr. & Jane Gincy Nelson

William B. Borders & Abigail Hannah Wheeler

Stephen F. Borders & Millie/Mollie Deboard

Colista Jane Borders & Craton Miller

Clara Alice Miller & Melvin Shirley Carter

Menifee Carter & Betty Lee Holley

Melinda Ann Holley



(Earl of Buchan) James Erskine was born 1170 in Stirling, Stirling, Scotland & died in London, Middlesex, England. He married Dorothy Knyvett. There is 1 known child: Henry.

Henry Erskine was born 1190 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1226 in Scotland. His wife is unknown. There are 2 known children: John & Henry II.

John Erskine was born 1217 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1271 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Jane Hatcher who was born 1217 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland & died 1252 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. There is 1 known child: John II.

(Lord) John Erskine II was born 1249 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1296 in Castle Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Margaret MacGilronan 1270 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. Margaret was born 1253 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1300 in Castle Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland. There are 6 known children: Margaret, William, John III, Janet, Helen & Alice.

(Sir Knight) Willilam Erskine was born 1274 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1331 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Beatrix Stewart (daughter of Alexander STewart & Jean MacRory) 1290 Crawford, Lanark, Scotland. Beatrix was born 1268 in Dundonald Castle, Ayr, Scotland & died 1299 in Crawford, Lanark, Scotland. There are 5 known children: William, John, Robert, Reginald & David.

(Sir) Robert Erskine was born 1295 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1385 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was married 2 times. Robert's 1st wife was 1310 in Crawford, Lanark, Scotland & died 1356 in Perthshire, Scotland. There are 3 known children: Nicholas, Jean & Thomas. Robert's 2nd wife was Christian Menteith who was brn 1315 in Stirlingshire, Scotland & died in Scotland. There are no known children. Robert was Chamberlain of Scotland.

(Earl) Thomas Erskine was born 1354 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1403 in England. He married Janet Keith (daughter of Edward & Christian Keith) in Selkirk, Scotland. Janet was born 1342 in Selkirk, Scotland & died 1413 in Selkirk, Scotland. There is 1 known chid: Robert. Thomas was Sheriff of Edinburgh & Keeper of Edinburgh Castle.

(Earl of Mar) Robert Erskine was born 1368 in Selkirk, Scotland & died November 6, 1452 in Selkirk, Scotland. He married Elizabeth Lindsay (daughter of (Earl) David Lindsay & Catherine Stewart) December 20, 1410 in Scotland. Elizabeth was born 1383 in Crawford, Lanark, Scotland & died 1452 in Lanark, Scotland. There are 6 known children: Agnes, Janet, Elizabeth, John, Thomas & Christian.

(Lord Sir Knight) Thomas Erskine was born 1415 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1493 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Janet Douglas 1435 in Scotland. Janet was born 1420 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland & died February 21, 1490 in Scotland. There are 6 known children: Alexander, Elizabeth, Isobel, Helen, Mariota & Jean.

Alexander Erskine was born 1436 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1508 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was married 2 times. Alexander's 1st wife was Christian Crichton whom he married 1457 in Midlothian, Scotland. Christian was born 1439 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland & died 1478 in Jedburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland. There are 4 known children: Robert, Christian, Agnes & Walter. Alexander's 2nd wife was Helen Home whom he married on July 15, 1480. Helen was born 1436 in Hailes, Midlothian, Scotland & died 1513 in Hailes, Midlothian, Scotland.

(Earl of Mar) Robert Erskine was born 1458 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland & was killed at the Battle of Flodden September 9, 1513 in Branxton, Northumberland, England. He married Isabella Campbell in 1485. Isabella was born in Nisbet, Ayr, Scotland & died 1519 in Scotland. There are 4 known children: John, Margaret, James & Robert II.

James Erskine was born 1500 in Clackmannan, Scotland & died 1555 in Scotland. He married Christian Stirling (daughter of William Stirling & Margaret Crichton) 1538 in Shelfield, Berwick, Scotland. Christian was born 1510 in Shelfield, Berwick, Scotland & died in Scotland. There are 3 known children: Alexander, Jean & William.

William Erskine was born 1555 in Scotland & died February 12, 1639 in London, Middlesex, England. He married Joana Erskine (daughter of Robert Erskine & Margaret Graham), a cousin through the Erskine line, 1569 in Midlothian, Scotland. Joana was born 1550 in Midlothian, Scotland & died in Scotland. There is 1 known child: Janet.

(Countess) Janet Erskine was born 1580 in Menstriet, Stirling, Scotland & died 1649 in Mentrie, Stirling, Scotland. She married (Earl of Stirling) William Alexander (son of Alexander Alexander & Marion Graham), a possible cousin through the Graham line, in 1590. William was born 1567 in Stirlingshire, Scotland & died September 12, 1640 in London, Middlesex, England. SEE ALEXANDER FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS LINE.



The following is my 2nd Erskine family tree:

James Erskine m Dorothy Knyvett

Henry Erskine

John Erskine m Jane Hatcher

John Erskine II m Margaret MacGilronan

William Erskine m Beatrix Stewart

Robet Erskine m Beatrix Lindsay

Robert Erskine m Elizabeth Lindsay

Thomas Erskine m Janet Douglas

Alexander Erskine m Christian Crichton

Robert Erskine m Isabella Campbell

John Erskine m Margaret Campbell

Robert Erskine m Margaret Graham

Joana Erskine m William Erskine

Janet Erskine m William Alexander

John Alexander m Agnes Graham

Robert Alexander & Mary Hamilton

James Alexander & Mary Maxwell

Jane Alexander & John McKnitt III

John McKnitt IV & Dorothy Wallace

Mary McKnitt & Adam Brevard

Jean Brevard & Hezekiah Sellards

Catherine Elizabeth Sellards & John Peter Borders

John Borders, Jr. & Jane Gincy Nelson

William B. Borders & Abigail Hannah Wheeler

Stephen F. Borders & Millie/Mollie Deboard

Colista Jane Borders & Craton Miller

Clara Alice Miller & Melvin Shirley Carter

Menifee Carter & Betty Lee Holley

Melinda Ann Holley



(Earl of Buchan) James Erskine was born 1170 in Stirling, Stirling, Scotland & died in London, Middlesex, England. He married Dorothy Knyvett. There is 1 known child: Henry.

Henry Erskine was born 1190 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1226 in Scotland. His wife is unknown. There are 2 known children: John & Henry II.

John Erskine was born 1217 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1271 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Jane Hatcher who was born 1217 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland & died 1252 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. There is 1 known child: John II.

(Lord) John Erskine II was born 1249 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1296 in Castle Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Margaret MacGilronan 1270 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. Margaret was born 1253 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1300 in Castle Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland. There are 6 known children: Margaret, William, John III, Janet, Helen & Alice.

(Sir Knight) Willilam Erskine was born 1274 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1331 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Beatrix Stewart (daughter of Alexander STewart & Jean MacRory) 1290 Crawford, Lanark, Scotland. Beatrix was born 1268 in Dundonald Castle, Ayr, Scotland & died 1299 in Crawford, Lanark, Scotland. There are 5 known children: William, John, Robert, Reginald & David.

(Sir) Robert Erskine was born 1295 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1385 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was married 2 times. Robert's 1st wife was 1310 in Crawford, Lanark, Scotland & died 1356 in Perthshire, Scotland. There are 3 known children: Nicholas, Jean & Thomas. Robert's 2nd wife was Christian Menteith who was brn 1315 in Stirlingshire, Scotland & died in Scotland. There are no known children. Robert was Chamberlain of Scotland.

(Earl) Thomas Erskine was born 1354 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1403 in England. He married Janet Keith (daughter of Edward & Christian Keith) in Selkirk, Scotland. Janet was born 1342 in Selkirk, Scotland & died 1413 in Selkirk, Scotland. There is 1 known chid: Robert. Thomas was Sheriff of Edinburgh & Keeper of Edinburgh Castle.

(Earl of Mar) Robert Erskine was born 1368 in Selkirk, Scotland & died November 6, 1452 in Selkirk, Scotland. He married Elizabeth Lindsay (daughter of (Earl) David Lindsay & Catherine Stewart) December 20, 1410 in Scotland. Elizabeth was born 1383 in Crawford, Lanark, Scotland & died 1452 in Lanark, Scotland. There are 6 known children: Agnes, Janet, Elizabeth, John, Thomas & Christian.

(Lord Sir Knight) Thomas Erskine was born 1415 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1493 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Janet Douglas 1435 in Scotland. Janet was born 1420 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland & died February 21, 1490 in Scotland. There are 6 known children: Alexander, Elizabeth, Isobel, Helen, Mariota & Jean.

Alexander Erskine was born 1436 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1508 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was married 2 times. Alexander's 1st wife was Christian Crichton whom he married 1457 in Midlothian, Scotland. Christian was born 1439 in Elgin, Moray, Scotland & died 1478 in Jedburgh, Roxburgh, Scotland. There are 4 known children: Robert, Christian, Agnes & Walter. Alexander's 2nd wife was Helen Home whom he married on July 15, 1480. Helen was born 1436 in Hailes, Midlothian, Scotland & died 1513 in Hailes, Midlothian, Scotland.

(Earl of Mar) Robert Erskine was born 1458 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland & was killed at the Battle of Flodden September 9, 1513 in Branxton, Northumberland, England. He married Isabella Campbell in 1485. Isabella was born in Nisbet, Ayr, Scotland & died 1519 in Scotland. There are 4 known children: John, Margaret, James & Robert II.

(Earl of Mar) John Erskine was born 1487 in Nisbet, Ayr, Scotland & died July 11, 1555 in Dunbarton, Dunbarton, Scotland. He married Margaret Campbell (daughter of (Earl) Archibald Campbell & Elizbeth Stewart), a possible cousin through the Campbell line, 1505 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. Margaret was born 1485 in Argyllshire, Scotland & died July 11, 1555 in Scotland. THere are 4 known children: Katherine, Margaret, Robert & Arthur.

Robert Erskine was born 1522 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died in Midlothian, Scotland. He married Margaret Graham (daughter of (Earl) William Graham & Margaret Mowbray) who was born 1522 in Scotland & died in Falkland, Fife, Scotland. There are 3 known children: Joana, David & Margaret.

Joana Erskine was born 1550 in Renfrewshire, Scotland & died 1630 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. She married WIlliam Erskine, a cousin through the Erskine line, in 1569 (SEE ABOVE).



This is all the information I have on my Erksine lines. I have some information on siblings throughout the tree. If anyone has any information or inquires, please contact me.



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