Bruce

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***** Part 1 - Bruces of Stanstill, Hastigrow and Seater *****

A1. David Bruce, 1st of Stanstill.
  • B1. William Bruce 2nd of Stanstill and Hastigrow, d. 1622, m. 1stly Iabella (d. 1601), daughter of Patrick Mowat of Buquhollie< m. 2ndly Janet Murray of Pulrossie (in her 2nd marriage; m. 1stly David Sinclair, apparent of Forss).
    • C1. *by 1* David Bruce, 3rd of Stanstill, d. 1630, m. Helen, daughter of George Ogilvie of Carnoustie.
      • D1. William Bruce, 4th of Stanstill, m. a daughter of Sir John Sinclair of Dunbeath, but died without issue.
      • D2. Janet Bruce.
      • D3. Jean Bruce.
      • D4. Elizabeth Bruce.
      • D5. Margaret Bruce.
    • C2. *by 1* William Bruce, kn. 1617.
    • C3. *by 1* Patrick Bruce.
      • D1. Magnus Bruce.
    • C4. *by 1* Christian Bruce, m. Gavin Bruce of Lyth.
    • C5. *by 1* Isabella Bruce.
    • C6. *by 2* Janet Bruce, m. James Sinclair of Rattar.
      • D1. William Sinclair, of Rattar.
  • B2. John Bruce, of Hastigrow.
    • C1. David Bruce of Hastigrow and Seater.
      • D1. Magnus Bruce of Hastigrow and Seater.
        • E1. John Bruce, of Hastigrow, m. Katharine Dunnet.
        • E2. William Bruce, of Seater.
***** Part 2 - Bruces of Lyth, Ham, Milburn and Stanstill *****

A1. Saul Bruce, portioner of Lyth, m. N. N. Manson.
  • B1. David Bruce, portioner of Lyth, minister of Olrig...
  • B2. William Bruce of Milburn and portioner of Lyth.
    • C1. Robert Bruce of Stanstill and portioner of Lyth, m. Elizabeth, daughter of James Sinclair of Rattar.
      • D1. William Bruce of Stanstill, m. 1666 to Margaret, daughter of David Sinclair of Southdun.
  • B3. Walter Bruce of Ham, m. 1stly Janet, daughter of James Sinclair of Ratter; m. 2ndly Barbara, daughter of William Smithe, minister of Dunnet; m. 3rdly Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Sinclair of Latheron (in her 1st marriage; m. 2ndly George Sinclair of Olrig).
    • C1. *by 1* John Bruce, of Ham, m. Anne, daughter of John Cunningham of Brownhill.
      • D1. Janet Bruce, m. Angus Sutherland, merchant in Thurso.
        • E1. William Sutherland.
      • D2. Elizabeth Bruce.
    • C2. *by 1* David Bruce, styled of Ham.
    • C3. *by 1* Janet Bruce.
    • C4. *by 2* Walter Bruce.
    • C5. *by 2* William Bruce.
    • C6. *by 2* Rose Bruce, m. Andrew Gunn.
    • C7. *by 3* Elizabeth Bruce, m. William Calder of Lynegar.
  • B4. Marjorie Bruce, m. N. N. Sinclair of Dun.


Sources: Henderson, J. (1884) Caithness Family History. Edinburgh: David Douglas.