Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 3rd Baronet

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Robert Gordon, of Gordonstoun, 3rd Baronet

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland
Death: Died in Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Ludovick Gordon of Gordonstoun, 2nd Baronet and Elizabeth Farquhar
Husband of Margaret Forbes and Elizabeth Dunbar
Father of Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 4th Baronet; Lucia Scott and Catherine Gordon
Brother of Ludovick GORDON
Half brother of Lucy Gordon

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About Sir 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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Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 3rd Baronet's Timeline

March 7, 1647
Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland
Age 48
January 10, 1700
Age 52
Moray, Drainie, Scotland
September 5, 1704
Age 57
Gordonstoun, Moray, Scotland