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James FERGUSON of Pitfour (1700-1777)

1. James FERGUSON of Pitfour, son of James FERGUSON (1672-1734) and Anne STUART of Crichie (1669-1731), was born in 1700. He had the title '2nd of Pitfour'. He married Anne MURRAY on 3 February 1733 in Aberlady. He died on 25 June 1777 in Woolmet.

 

Lord Pitfour was an eminent councillor at law (a Lord of Session and Justiciary) highly distinguished for his probity, integrity, and knowledge of his profession. He was also Commissioner of Justiciary. He was created Lord Pitfour in 1764.

 

Anne MURRAY and James FERGUSON had the following children:

 

James FERGUSON (1735-1820). James was born in 1735. He had the title '3rd of Pitfour'. He was an Advocate, MP. He died in 1820.

Annie FERGUSON ( - )

Betty FERGUSON ( -1810). Betty died in 1810.

Patrick FERGUSON (1744-1777). Patrick was born in 1744 in Edinburgh. He died in 1777 in Pennsylvania.

Jeanie FERGUSON (1746-1821). Jeanie was born in 1746. She died in 1821.

George FERGUSON (1748-1820). George was born in 1748. He had the title 'Fourth of Pitfour'. He died in 1820.

Second Generation

2. James FERGUSON, son of William FERGUSON of Badifurrow and Jean ELPHINSTONE of Logie, was born in 1672. He was a Sheriff-Depute of Aberdeenshire. He had the title '1st of Pitfou'. He died in 1734. He married Anne STUART.

 

3. Anne STUART of Crichie was born in 1669. She died in 1731. She and James FERGUSON had the following children:

 

Elizabeth FERGUSON (1698-1781). Elizabeth was born in 1698. She died in 1781.

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James FERGUSON (1700-1777)

Third Generation

4. William FERGUSON of Badifurrow married Jean ELPHINSTONE.

 

5. Jean ELPHINSTONE of Logie has few details recorded about her. She and William FERGUSON had the following children:

 

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James FERGUSON (1672-1734)