About Alexander Sutherland
Alexander of Kinminitie, son of James Sutherland, of Kinminitie, had, on 25 August 1675, from George, Lord Strathnaver, a gift of the ward duties of Skelbo, married Jean, daughter of Thomas Forbes of Waterton, and had two sons, Alexander and Thomas.
The latter married in 1686 Violet, daughter of Michael Strachan of Auchnagat, afterwards wife of George Gordon, younger, of Glastyrim. They had a son James, born about September 1688. Thomas died 17 April 1692.
Alexander, the elder son, was apparently twice married, his second wife being Marie Ogilvy, daughter of the first Lord Banff. He died 11 November 1710, leaving two sons, Alexander, and Mr. James, the latter of whom, an advocate, had the lands of Croftcroy, on 30 July 1694, from the town of Elgin, and died s.p. The eldest, Alexander, succeeded to Kinminitie and other lands in Banffshire, and died in July 1725. He married Elizabeth Edwards, afterwards, in 1726, wife of Sir Kenneth McKenzie of Grandvale. He had issue with other children, a son, Alexander, who succeeded him, but died before 1726, and a daughter, Mary, married to Alexander Sutherland of Clyne.
(66) Alexander Sutherland of Kinminitie. Married Jean, daughter of Thomas Forbes of Waterton, and had issue:
- 66(a) Alexander (No. 67 below).
- 66(b) Thomas Sutherland, died 17th April 1692. He married, 1686, Violet, daughter of Michael Strachan of Auchnagat