John Elphinstone, 2nd Laird Balmerino

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John Elphinstone

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Birthplace: Leith, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died
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Son of Sir James Elphinstone, 1st Lord Balmerino and Sarah Monteith
Husband of Agnes Elphinstone and Ann Kerr, Lady Balmerinoch
Father of Archibald Elphinstone; Agnas Litch and John Elphinstone, 3rd Laird Balmerino
Half brother of Hendrie Elphinstone; Magaret Elphinstone of Balmerinoch; John Elphinstone; Alexander Maxwell; James Ephinstone, Lord Coupar and 2 others

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About John Elphinstone, 2nd Laird Balmerino

Biographical Summary

"John, second Lord Balmerino, his father having died under attainder, did not succeed to the title, but was restored in blood and to the peerage by a letter under the Great Seal from King James, 14 August 1613...

...His lordship died of apolexy 1 March following (1650), after having supped with the Marquess of Argyll. He was buried in the vaulted cemetery of the Logan family, adjoining the old church of Restalrig...

...He married Anne, daughter of Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehirst, sister of Andrew and James, Lords Jedburgh, and Robert Earl of Somerset (charter to him and to her as his future wife, 30 August 1613), and by her, who died at Edinburgh 27 February 1650, and was buried at Restalrid, he had a son."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. I, page 562-568

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John Elphinstone, 2nd Laird Balmerino's Timeline

1590
1590
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1615
September 25, 1615
Age 25
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1623
February 18, 1623
Age 33
1627
July 15, 1627
Age 37
Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
1648
February 28, 1648
Age 58