John Buchanan, of Easter-Ballat

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John Buchanan, of Easter-Ballat

Birthplace: Easter, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Easter Ballet Stirlingshire Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Buchanan, second of Drummikill and Moss and Margaret Hay
Husband of Mrs. John Buchanan and Janet Lady Johanna Morton Buchanan
Father of Thomas 3rd of Carbeth Buchanan, 3rd of Carbeth and George Buchanan
Brother of William Buchanan and Thomas Buchanan, third of Drummikill and Moss

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About John Buchanan, of Easter-Ballat

  • Stirnet - Buchanan04
  • Thomas Buchanan of Gartincaber, Drummikill and Carbeth (a 1495)
    • 1. Robert Buchanan, 2nd of Drummikill and Moss (d c.1518)
    • m. (c1472) Margaret Hay of Dillievardis
      • A. Thomas Buchanan, younger of Drummikill and Moss (dvp)
      • m. Agnes Heriot (dau. of Andrew Heriot of Trabroun)
      • B. John Buchanan (a 1533)
      • Either a brother of son of Robert was ..
      • C. William Buchanan, 1st of Blairhennachra
    • 2. Thomas Buchanan, 1st of Carbeth (d before 1493)
    • 3. Walter Buchanan of Balwill
  • Main sources: "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896.

  • ' The Buchanan book. The life of Alexander Buchanan, Q.C., of Montreal, followed by an account of the family of Buchanan
  • XII. Sir Walter Buchanan, married Isobel Stewart, daughter of Murdoch, Duke of Albany, and Governor of Scotland. He had three sons : —
    • (3) Thomas Buchanan, ancestor of Carbeth.
    • I. Thomas Buchanan, First of Carbeth, is said by Auchmar(2) to have been the second or third son of Sir Walter, third of that name Laird of Buchanan, but Strathendrick says that he was a younger son of Thomas Buchanan, of Gartincaber and Drummikill.(3) He acquired Carbeth, in 1476. He had two sons :
      • (1) Thomas, his successor; and
      • ' (2) John in Easter Ballat.
      • II. Thomas Buchanan, of Carbeth, succeeded his father about 1493, and on his death, about 1555, was succeeded by his nephew, Thomas Buchanan, son of 'John Buchanan' in Easter Ballat.
        • III. Thomas Buchanan, of Carbeth, was married twice ; first, to a daughter of Douglas of Maines, by whom he had : . . . .
          • (I) Thomas, his successor.
        • He married, secondly, Janet, daughter of the Laird of Buchanan and by her had five sons and one daughter :
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  • from Stirnet
    • 'Buchanan07'
  • Thomas Buchanan, 1st of Carbeth (d before 1493)
    • 1. Thomas Buchanan, 2nd of Carbeth (d before 1555)
      • ..... A. John Buchanan (dvpsp)
    • '2. John Buchanan in Easter Ballat
      • ..... A. Thomas Buchanan, 3rd of Carberth
      • ..... m1. daughter of the laird of Mains (connection presumes of the Douglas family)
      • ..... m2. Janet Buchanan (possibly a daughter of George, 15th of Buchanan, by Margaret Edmonstone ??)
  • Main sources:
  • (1) "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896.
  • (2) For Ardoch: BLG1952 (Gray-Buchanan of Scotstown).
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John Buchanan, of Easter-Ballat's Timeline

Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
August 30, 1522
Age 47
Easter Ballet, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Age 58
Easter Ballet Stirlingshire Scotland