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Sir Walter Laurie, 3rd Bart., m Henrietta Grierson & had descendants
Posted by: D Grierson (ID *****2958) Date: July 17, 2009 at 17:05:17
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(Sir) Walter Laurie, 3rd Bt. was the son of Sir Robert Laurie, 1st Baronet, & his wife, Jean Riddell.

He married, firstly, Jean Nisbet in 1708.

He married, secondly, Henrietta Grierson daughter of (Sir) Robert Grierson of Lag, 1st Baronet & his wife, (Lady) Henrietta Douglas. He died on 23rd November, 1731.

(Sir) Walter Laurie, 3rd Bt. succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Laurie, of Maxwelton, co. Dumfries [N.S., 1685] in 1702.

Child of (Sir) Walter Laurie, 3rd Baronet & his wife, Henrietta Grierson, viz.:

(1) William Laurie, married unknown & had issue known, one, viz.:

...(A) (Sir) Robert Laurie, 4th Baronet, died April 28th, 1779 ; married & had at least, issue one, viz.:

...(1) (Sir) Robert Laurie (d. 1804), 5th Baronet, M.P., married (Honorable) Mary Elizabeth Ruthven, & had at least, issue one, viz.:

...(A) (Sir) Robert Laurie, 6th Baronet, K.C.B., born May 25th, 1764 ; died January 7th, 1848.

Sources: (1) Page 434 from The Gentleman's magazine By John Nichols, year of publication January, 1848:

ADMIRAL (Sir) R. Laurie, Baronet, K.C.B., January 7th, 1848 - At his seat, Maxwelton-house, Dumfries-shire, in his 84th year (Sir) Robert Laurie, the sixth Baronet (1685), K.C.B., Admiral of the White. He was born May 25th, 1764, the son of (Sir) Robert Laurie, a general officer in the army, Knight Marshal of Scotland and M.P. for Dumfriesshire, by the Honorable Mary Elizabeth Ruthven, daughter of James, third Lord Ruthven, and granddaughter of James second Earl of Bute ; and succeeded his father as sixth Baronet, on his decease in 1804. (Sir) Robert Laurie was unmarried, & there is no successor to the Baronetcy. His nephew Mr. Fector, of Dover, has taken the name of Laurie, as recorded in our last, page 301.,+4th+Baronet&ei=sgthSt71OZbyzQTd75yeDQ

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