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James Ogilvy of Cardell

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Probably Findlater Castle, Findlater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: February 19, 1574 (55-63)
Cardell, Elginshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Ogilvy, Laird of Findlater and Jonet Abernathy
Husband of Jean Gordon of Kenmure and Marion Livingston
Father of Margaret Ogilvy, Baroness of Foulis and Alexander Ogilvy of Collard
Brother of Margaret Ogilvy of Findlater; Elizabeth Ogilvy; Marion Ogilvy; Janet Ogilvy; Alexander Ogilvy and 1 other

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About James Ogilvy of Cardell

James Ogilvy of Cardell was the son of Alexander Ogilvy, 4th of Deskford and Findlater and Janet Abernethy.2 He died before 29 April 1578.4 He lived at Cardell, Scotland.4

He married by contract, firstly, Janet Gordon, daughter of Sir Robert Gordon of Lochinvar.3

He married by contract, secondly, Marion Livingston, daughter of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord Livingston and Lady Agnes Douglas, on 30 October 1558.3

Child of James Ogilvy of Cardell

  1. Margaret Ogilvy+3

Child of James Ogilvy of Cardell and Janet Gordon

  1. Alexander Ogilvy of Collard+4 d. b 27 Jun 1562

There were no surviving children of his 2nd marriage.



  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2829. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume X, page 20. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

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James Ogilvy of Cardell's Timeline

Findlater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age 7
Foulis Castle, Highland, UK
February 19, 1574
Age 59
Cardell, Elginshire, Scotland