James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll

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James Hay (Boyd)

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Birthplace: Falkirk, Falkirk, UK
Death: Died in Falkirk, Falkirk, UK
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Son of William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock and Anne Livingston, Lady
Husband of Isabella Hay and Rebecca Lockhart
Father of Augusta Boyle, Countess of Glasgow; Lady Margaret Hay; Maria Elizabeth Hay; George Hay, 16th Earl of Erroll; William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll and 1 other
Brother of Charles Boyd

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About James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll

James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll (20 April 1726 – 3 July 1778) was the son of William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock.

He was born with the name of James Boyd but legally changed it to James Hay in 1758, when he succeeded his great-aunt as Earl of Erroll (his father's titles were attainted and thus he did not succeed to them).

In 1749, he married Rebecca Lockhart (died 1761), by whom he had one daughter: Lady Mary Hay (1754–?), married John Scott of Balcomie in 1770, divorced in 1771.

In 1762, he married Isabella Carr (1747–1808) and they had twelve children: George Hay, 16th Earl of Erroll (1767–1798) William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll (1772–1819) Hon. James Hay (d. 1797) Lady Charlotte Hay (1763–1800), married Rev. William Holwell in 1797 Lady Isabella Anne Hay (1765–1793) Lady Augusta Hay (1766–1822), married George Boyle, 4th Earl of Glasgow Lady Harriet Jane Hay (1768–1812) Lady Margaret Hay (1769–1832), married Charles Cameron in 1789 Lady Maria Elizabeth Hay (1771–1804), married Rev. George Moore in 1795 Lady Frances Hay (1773–1806) Lady Flaminia Hay (1774–1821), married Capt. George James (d. 1840) in 1809 Lady Jemima Hay (1776–1822)

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James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll's Timeline

1726
April 20, 1726
Falkirk, Falkirk, UK
1754
July 24, 1754
Age 28
1766
1766
Age 39
1767
May 13, 1767
Age 41
1769
1769
Age 42
1771
April 30, 1771
Age 45
1772
May 12, 1772
Age 46
1778
July 3, 1778
Age 52
Falkirk, Falkirk, UK