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Sir Robert Grierson of Lag

Birthplace: Lag, Dunscore, Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
Death: February 21, 1654 (56)
Lag, Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Grierson, 9th of Lag and Nichola Grierson
Husband of Margaret Grierson
Father of Nicola Grierson; William Grierson of Barquhar; John Grierson of Lag; Nicolas Scott and Helen Carruthers
Brother of Sir James Greer of Lag, of Capenoch; Sir John Grierson; Alexander Grierson; William Grierson; Isabel Grierson and 4 others

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About Sir Robert Grierson of Lag

Robert Grierson was born at Lag, Dumfries-shire, Scotland circa 1598 to Sir William Grierson, 9th of Lag born circa 1567 and Dame Nicola Maxwell, born 1578

Marriage SPOUSE: Margaret Murray DATE: MAY 1622 Occupation Note: Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Dumfries-shire [Scotland] DATE: Office BET 1628 AND 1648 List of shire commissioners: (This list is incomplete) 1628–33, 1639–41, 1643, 1644–47, 1648: Sir Robert Grierson of Lag[1] 1643: John Laurie of Maxwelton[2] 1665, 1667, 1669–74, 1681–82, 1685: Sir Robert Dalzell of Glenae[3] 1678, 1681–82, 1685–86: Sir Robert Grierson of Lag[4] 1686, 1689: Sir John Dalzell of Glenae[3] 1689–99: Sir James Johnstone of Westerhall[5] 1690–1702: Sir Thomas Kirkpatrick of Closeburn[6] 1700–07: Sir John Johnstone of Westerhall[5][1]

NOTE: The 4th Commissioner listed is: Sir Robert Grierson of Lag... but the dates are after Sir Robert, married to Margaret Murray-Grierson, died so this must be his son, Robert, born circa after 1630. NO.. it is a Grandson. He was appointed to many titles/ honors. His father being the 2nd born, Sir William Grierson of Barquhar and mother Margaret Douglas-Grierson. Children John Grierson of Lag b: ABT 1623 William Grierson of Barquhar b: ABT 1626 in Dumfries-shire, Scotland James Grierson of Larglanglie b: ABT 1630 Robert Grierson Elizabeth Grierson Agnes Grierson Helen Grierson Margaret Grierson Jean Grierson Nicholas Grierson Nicola Grierson Rodger Grierson b: ABT 1624 Death Sir Robert died circa 1654


Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. Author: Editor: Mosley, Charles. (Genealogical Books) Ltd, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A., 2003. Page: volume 2, page 1682 Grierson Family, Recipient: Darryl Roger Lundy, Address: 29 Westray Place, Glasgow, U.K. Author: Grierson, David Alan, 1960 (aka Lyon. Publication: 16 April 2007 The Peerage for Robert Grierson of Lag ↑ References: G. E. C., The Complete Baronetage, vol. iv (1904) p. 327. Complete Baronetage, vol. iv, p. 331. Complete Baronetage, vol. iv, p. 249. Complete Baronetage, vol. iv, pp. 327–328. Complete Baronetage, vol. iv, p. 394. Complete Baronetage, vol. iv, pp. 329–330 Dumfriesshire Parliament of Scotland WikiTree profile Grierson-111 created through the import of Merten_Rappolee_Armstrong_2011-07-27.ged on Jul 27, 2011 by Peg Merten. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Peg and others.

Darryl Lundy, thank you for all your hard work in researching our family but mostly for sharing it with all of us, on your family TREE. Home Page: ID: I228244

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Lag, Dunscore, Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
Age 27
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Lag, Scotland
February 21, 1654
Age 56
Lag, Dumfries-Shire, Scotland