Robert Gordon, of Gordonstoun, 3rd Baronet (1647 - 1704)

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Birthplace: Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland
Death: Died in Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland
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About Robert Gordon, of Gordonstoun, 3rd Baronet

Biographical Summary

"Sir Robert Gordon, Baronet [S 1625] of Gordonstoun, 1st son and heir by 1st wife, born 7th March 1647, at Gordonstoun; was M.P. [S] for co Sutherland, 1672-74, 1681-82, 1685-86; for Elgin and Forresshire, 1696, till void 1 October 1696; said to have been Knighted about 1683; succeeded t the Baronetcy in or before 1688, possibly in September 1685; F.R.S. 3 February 1686, being a scientific mechanist and inventor of machinery; was served heir general to his father, 21 September 1688; was a gent. of he household to James II. He executed an entail of the Gordonstoun estate in 1697, and obtained a Novodamus thereof, 27 June 1698. He married firstly 23 February 1676, Margaret, Dow. Baroness Duffus [S], daughter of William (Forbes), Lord Forbes [S], by his 1st wife, Jean, daughter of Sir John Campbell. She died s.p.m. 13 April 1677. He married secondly, in 1691, Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir William Dunbar, 1st Baronet [S 1700], of Hempriggs, by Margaret, daughter of Alexander Sinclair, of Lathron. He died 5 September or October 1704. M.I. at Ogston. His widow married Hon. James Sutherland, afterwards Dunbar, who inherited the estate of Hempriggs, and was created a Baronet [S] 10 December 1706."

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March 7, 1647
Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland
Age 27
Age 48
Age 56
Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland