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GORDOUN, John 3rd Laird of Park and Cluny, 1st Baronet, Sir
(About 1631-1713)
ELPHINSTONE, John 8th Lord Elphinstone
GORDON, James 4th Laird of Park, 2nd Baronet, Sir
(About 1680-1727)
GORDON, James of Cobairdy
(About 1724-1773)


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1. FORBES, Mary

GORDON, James of Cobairdy 1

  • Born: About 1724
  • Marriage (1): FORBES, Mary
  • Died: 11 May 1773, Aberdeen, Scotland 2

  General Notes:

"Gordon, James, of Cobairdy, Son of Sir James Gordon 2nd Baronet of Park, by his second wife Margaret Elphinstone, widow of George Leslie of Balquhain. Probably born in 1723. He married Mary Forbes, daughter of James, 15th Lord Forbes, who is described as "a very sweet tempered woman, but not very handsome," and by her had James, born 1742, Ernest, born 1743, and William, born 1744. He escaped to France, and in 1747 was living at Cleves. He died in Aberdeen on 11 May 1773."

from Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 2

James married Mary FORBES, daughter of James FORBES 16th Lord Forbes and Unknown. (Mary FORBES was born about 1725.)


1 Internet Site,

2 e-books, Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. North East Scotland by Frances McDonnell.

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