About John Dalzell, Esq.
John Leslie married, at Terregles Castle in Drumfriesshire, 14th November 1774, Violet Dalzell, daughter of John Dalzell, Esq. of Barnquosh (grandson of Sir Robert Dalzell, Bart. of Glenae, and cousin of Robert, Earl of Carnwath, who was attainted and condemned to be beheaded in 1715, but obtained a reprieve), by his wife, the Honourable Harriet Gordon, only daughter of William, sixth Viscount Kenmure, Lord Lochinvar, who suffered for his zeal in the cause of the Stuarts, being beheaded on Tower Hill 24th February 1716. William, Viscount Kenmure had married the Honourable Lady Mary Dalzell, sister of Robert, Earl of Carnwath, so that Violet Dalzell's father and mother were cousins. She was a lady possessing great beauty and personal charms, adorned with every virtue, and of graceful and pleasing manners.