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Ancestors of Andrew Balfour III

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.       Colonel Andrew Balfour III, born February 23, 1736/37 in /Braidwood, parish of Temple. Midlothian, Scotland; died March 10, 1782 in /Randolph County, North Carolina.  He was the son of 2. Andrew Balfour II and 3. Margaret Robertson.  He married (1) Janet Mackormick April 14, 1769 in parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland.  She was born in Scotland, and died June 17, 1773 in Scotland.  She was the daughter of Reverend John Mackormick.  He married (2) Elizabeth Todd Dayton May 01, 1774 in Newport, Rhode Island.  She was born May 01, 1754 in Newport, Rhode Island, and died 1818 in North Carolina.  She was the daughter of Colonel Isaac Dayton and Mary Heaton.

> For the notes and information with reference to Colonel Andrew Balfour and Elizabeth Todd Dayton, please see: The Descendants of Colonel Andrew Balfour.

> As a reminder:  The Descendants are listed in the order of oldest to latest generations and the Ancestors are listed in the order of latest generation back to the oldest generation.

 

Generation No. 2

 

        2.  Andrew Balfour II, born May 12, 1700 in Braidwood Estate, parish of Temple, Scotland; died February 20, 1781 in parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland.  He was the son of 4. John Andrew Balfour and 5. Isabel Airell.  He married 3. Margaret Robertson March 29, 1737 in parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland.

        3.  Margaret Robertson, died Abt. 1773 in Scotland.

Notes for Margaret Robertson:

From the General Register Office for Scotland, abstract # 19566 (1737).

The best of my ability to read the old handwriting:

               "March 29th

(?) of a purpose of marriage Betwixt Mr. Andrew

Balfour of Braidwood and Margaret Robertson (?)

this paroel was given"

 

Children of Andrew Balfour and Margaret Robertson are:

        1                 i.              Colonel Andrew Balfour III, born February 23, 1736/37 in /Braidwood, parish of Temple. Midlothian, Scotland; died March 10, 1782 in /Randolph County, North Carolina; married (1) Janet Mackormick April 14, 1769 in parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland; married (2) Elizabeth Todd Dayton May 01, 1774 in Newport, Rhode Island.

                         ii.              Margaret Balfour, born August 07, 1738.

Notes for Margaret Balfour:

from the General Register Office for Scotland, abstract # 19563 and #19564:

                      " Register of Baptisms                 1744

                                    August 7, 1738

Mr. Andrew Balfour of Braidwood and Margaret

Robertson his spouse had a daughter called

Margaret, Baptized."

See: Rev. Eli W. Caruthers' "The Old North State in 1776".

Baptism: August 07, 1738, parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland

 

                         iii.              Isabel Balfour, born May 13, 1744.

Notes for Isabel Balfour:

From the General Register Office for Scotland, abstract # 19563 and abstract # 19564:

                         "Register of Baptisms            1744

                            May 13th, 1744

Mr. Andrew Balfour of Braidwood Margaret

Robertson his spouse had a daughter called Isabel,

Baptized."

Baptism: May 13, 1744, parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland

 

                        iv.              John Balfour, born January 09, 1748/49.

Notes for John Balfour:

from the General Register Office for Scotland abstract number 19565:

parish of Temple, county of Edinburgh (Midlothian)

                    "Register of Baptisms  1749

                            January 9th 1749

              Andrew Balfour of Braidwood and Margaret

              Robertson (?) a son baptised Called John

              wittnesses  John Mackie and Andrew Balfour younger"

Baptism:  January 9, 1748/49, parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland

 

Generation No. 3

 

        4.  John Andrew Balfour, born 1667 in Braidwood Estate, parish of Temple, Scotland; died May 20, 1730 in Scotland.  He was the son of 8. George John Balfour and 9. Ann Dunbar.  He married 5. Isabel Airell April 23, 1696 in Scotland.

        5.  Isabel Airell, born in Scotland; died in Scotland.  She was the daughter of 10. William Airell.

 

Notes for John Andrew Balfour:

Roz says death 23rd

Burial Place: Braidwood Estate, (near Leith) parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland

       

Child of John Balfour and Isabel Airell is:

        2                 i.              Andrew Balfour II, born May 12, 1700 in Braidwood Estate, parish of Temple, Scotland; died February 20, 1781 in parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland; married Margaret Robertson March 29, 1737 in parish of Temple, Midlothian, Scotland.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

        8.  George John Balfour, born Abt. 1618 in Fife County, Scotland; died 1680 in Scotland.  He was the son of 16. Herschel Andrew Balfour.  He married 9. Ann Dunbar.

        9.  Ann Dunbar, born in Inchbrook, Scotland.  She was the daughter of 18. Alexander Dunbar.

       

Child of George Balfour and Ann Dunbar is:

        4                 i.              John Andrew Balfour, born 1667 in Braidwood Estate, parish of Temple, Scotland; died May 20, 1730 in Scotland; married Isabel Airell April 23, 1696 in Scotland.

 

        10.  William Airell, born in Scotland; died in Scotland.

Notes for William Airell:

alt spelling Airrol

       

Child of William Airell is:

        5                 i.              Isabel Airell, born in Scotland; died in Scotland; married John Andrew Balfour April 23, 1696 in Scotland.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

        16.  Herschel Andrew Balfour, born Abt. 1600.  He was the son of 32. Balfour.

Notes for Herschel Andrew Balfour:

Roz has no evidence of the name Herschel connected with this Andrew Balfour.

He was a minister in Nairn, later in Cawdor (see Macbeth)

       

Child of Herschel Andrew Balfour is:

        8                 i.              George John Balfour, born Abt. 1618 in Fife County, Scotland; died 1680 in Scotland; married (1) Ann Dunbar..

 

 

        18.  Alexander Dunbar

       

Child of Alexander Dunbar is:

        9                 i.              Ann Dunbar, born in Inchbrook, Scotland; married George John Balfour.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

        32.  Balfour, born Abt. 1580.  He was the son of 64. Sir Andrew Of Strather And Muqhanny Balfour.

Notes for Balfour:

According to a paper typed by Bessie Marie (Balfour) Crouch, (then of Hoisington, Kansas), dated March 6, 1957; the first Andrew Balfour of record was born in Scotland.  He was minister of Nairn in 1597 and of Cawdon Scotland in 1607.

Roz has this verified in letter from Lord Lyon to Richard Irvine, 1930s.

       

Child of Balfour is:

        16               i.              Herschel Andrew Balfour, born Abt. 1600.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

        64.  Sir Andrew Of Strather And Muqhanny Balfour, born Abt. 1566.  He was the son of 128. Poss Sir Michael Balfour.

       

Child of Sir Andrew Of Strather And Muqhanny Balfour is:

        32               i.              Balfour, born Abt. 1580.

 

 

Generation No. 8

 

        128.  Poss Sir Michael Balfour

       

Child of Poss Sir Michael Balfour is:

        64               i.              Sir Andrew Of Strather And Muqhanny Balfour, born Abt. 1566.

 

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