Sir John Foulis of Ravelston, 1st Baronet Foulis

Is your surname Foulis?

Research the Foulis family

Sir John Foulis of Ravelston, 1st Baronet Foulis's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

John Foulis

Birthdate:
Death: August 05, 1707 (69)
Immediate Family:

Son of George Foulis, of Ravelston and Jean Sinclair
Husband of Margaret Primrose
Father of George Primrose of Ravelston, younger; William Foulis, of Woodhall; Elizabeth Foulis; Margaret Foulis and Jean Foulis

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Sir John Foulis of Ravelston, 1st Baronet Foulis

Biographical Summary

"Sir John Foulis, of Ravelston, s. and h. of George Foulis, of the same, by his 2d wife, Jane, da. of Sir John Sinclair, of Stevenson, which George (who was living 1638, aged 32) was s. and h. of another George Foulis, of Ravelston, Master of the Mint [S.], 28 May 1633, who was yr. br. of Sir James Foulis, of Colinton (father of Alexander Fouliss, cr. a Baronet [S.], 7 June 1634, with rem. to heirs male whatsoever) was h. 20 Feb. 1638, and was cr. a Baronet [S.], as above, 15 Sep. or 15 Oct. 1661, with rem. to the heirs male of his body. He, in 1701, acquired the estate of Woodhall, co. Edinburgh. He m. firstly, 5 Sep. 1661, Margaret, 1st da. of Archibald Primrose, 1st Baronet [S. 1651], by his 1st wife, Elizabeth, da. and coheir of the Hon. Sir James Keith, of Benholm. She, on whose issue her said father settled his estate of Dunipace, co. Stirling, was b. 31 Dec. 1641, and d. 15 April 1690. He m. secondly, 28 Aug. 1690, Anne, da. of Walter Dundas, of that ilk. She d. 10 Jan. 1696. He to. thirdly, 29 March 1697, Mary, widow of John Cunninghame, of Enterkin, da. of John Murray, of Polmaise. She d. 27 Dec. 1702. He m. fourthly, 7 Sep. 1705, Agnes Scott, widow of Andrew Bruce, Baillie of Edinburgh. He d. 5 Aug. 1707, aged 69. His widow was bur. 26 June 1720, aged 80."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1903; Vol. III; page 333

view all

Sir John Foulis of Ravelston, 1st Baronet Foulis's Timeline

1638
February 20, 1638
1667
May 10, 1667
Age 29
1674
May 20, 1674
Age 36
1707
August 5, 1707
Age 69
????
????
????