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: Bruce of Auchenbowie, Bruce of Earlshall, Bruce of Pitlethie
Sir Alexander Bruce, 1st of Earlshall d 1504
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Although Sir Alexander's ancestry is shown as in the above link, it is uncertain. Both Douglas and 'Fife' identify his father as Sir William Bruce of Escariot who lived in France for some years. GMcG identifies his wife as Janet, dau of John Stewart of Craigiehall, but both Douglas and 'Fife' identify her as ...
m Janet Stewart dau of Sir David Stewart of Rosyth
1. Sir William Bruce, 2nd of Earlshall b 1486, d 28 Jan 1584
m Margaret Meldrum of Seggie dau of Alexander Meldrum of Seggie
A. Peter Bruce dvp by 02.1579
Some including Douglas suggest that Peter's wife was Elizabeth but she is normally called ...
m by 11 Feb 1537 Agnes Scrymgeour dau of James Scrymgeour of Dudhope, Constable of Dundee
i. Alexander Bruce, 3rd of Earlshall d by 1588
m1 Euphame Leslie d 04 Mar 1588, dau of John Leslie of Parkhill
a. Sir William Bruce, 4th of Earlshall d 1636
m1 mcrt 22 May 1594 Elizabeth Wood dau of Sir Andrew Wood, 3rd of Largo
1 Sir Andrew Bruce, 5th of Earlshall
m mcrt 1622 Helen Gray dau of Patrick Gray, 6th Lord
A Andrew Bruce, 6th of Earlshall b c1630, d 08.1695
m1 30 Jan 1655 Helen Read dau of James Read of Pitlaithe, relict of Sir Charles Arnot below
i Andrew Bruce, 7th of Earlshall dsp before 02.1704
ii Robert Bruce, 8th of Earlshall b 1667, d 02.1708
m Margaret Hamilton of Monkland widow of Mungo Lockhart of Harwood
Because of one or both of the marriages of his daughters, Earlshall passed to a Henderson of Fordell.
a Helen Bruce of Earlshall dsps 1775
m1 02 Apr 1722 David Baillie d 04.1724, son of James by Anne, dau of George Livingston of Saltcoats
m2 James Henderson son of Sir William of Fordell
m3. Walter Wemys of Lathocker
b Elizabeth Bruce d unm 1752
c Margaret Bruce dsp
m William Henderson dsp, captain, son of Sir William, 2nd Bart of Fordell, he m2. Margaret, dau of Thomas Graham of Greigston
iii Margaret Bruce d 16 Dec 1719 presumed of this marriage
m Samuel Nairne d 28 Dec 1720, minister
iv+ other issue - William bpt 07 Jan 1669, Anne, Helen, Elizabeth presumed of this marriage
m2 Anna Bruce dau of Rev. Robert Bruce of Ballingry, cousin
viii Alexander Bruce bpt 11 Oct 1673, dsps 08.1729
m 24 Apr 1698 Janet Home dau of William Home of Edinburgh
ix David Bruce
B Alexander Bruce d after 1654 in Ireland, 3rd son
m Margaret or Mary Brooks dau of Capt. _ Brooks
i Saul Bruce, Provost of Bandon
m Mary Ryce of Bandon
a Jonathan Bruce Dean of Kilfenora, 2nd son
m Mary Pryhetrick dau of Lewis Pryhetrick
1 George Bruce in Cork had issue
m 1753 Mary Evans d 02.1799, niece of Lord Carbery
2+ other issue - Lewis vicar of Rainham, Saul, Charles, David dsp
b+ other issue - Saul d unm, Charles, David
C Elizabeth Bruce
m c1654 William Bruce, 2nd of Pitairthie
D Helen Bruce
m c1650 John Meldrum
E+ other issue - George bpt 22 Feb 1640, Jean bpt 08 Mar 1639
2 Alexander Bruce of Wester Abden had issue
3 John Bruce of Straburne dsp
m 20 Dec 1644 Euphemia Aytoun dau of John Aytoun of Kinnaldie
4 Robert Bruce d 12.1668, minister of Ballingry had issue
m 09 Jun 1642 Anna Seaton dau of Michael Seaton of Burntisland, widow of Patrick Bonar
m2 21 Jun 1614, sp Agnes Lindsay b c1567, d 1635
b. Janet Bruce
m mcrt 07 May 1602 David Ramsay of Brackmonth
m2 Janet Elphinstone b 10 Mar 1535, dau of Alexander, Lord Elphinstone, widow of Robert Leslie, 1st of Findressie
ii. Agnes Bruce
m David Narne of Sandfurd a 1625
B. Robert Bruce of Pitlethie d c1603
m Janet Dundas dau of Archibald Dundas, 4th of Fingask
i. Robert Bruce, 2nd of Pitlethie d by 20 Mar 1623
m Helen Sharp dau of Sir William Sharp of Ballindosch
a. Margaret Bruce
m James Reid of Pitlethie
1 Helen Reid
m1 Charles Arnot, younger of Arnot dvp before 1652, Colonel
m2 1655 Andrew Bruce, 6th of Earlshall b c1630, d c1700 above
b. Janet Bruce
m Sir Thomas Gourlay, 13th of Kincraig d after 1669
BLG1886 Murray-Gourlay of Kincraig identifies Sir Thomas's wife Janet Bruce as a daughter of Sir Andrew Bruce of Earlshall.
c. Helen Bruce
ii. William Bruce
iii. Euphame Bruce
m by 08 Jun 1607 George Ker, fiar of Cavers
iv. Anna Bruce
m mcrt 03 Mar 1581 David Nairn of Sandford widow of Agnes, dau of Peter Bruce of Earlshall
v. Elizabeth Bruce
m by 11 Jul 1600 Patrick Bruce of Fingask d by 05 Aug 1633
C. Helen Bruce
m before 12 Sep 1540 Alexander Maxwell, younger of Tealing son of Hugh of Tealing
D. Janet Bruce
m Robert Arnot of that ilk
E. Margaret Bruce
m Alexander Forsyth of Nydie
F. Agnes Bruce d 1590
m James or John Scrymgeour of Kirkton d 1580
2. Margaret Bruce
m Patrick Kinninmonth of Callinch
3. Ellen Helen Bruce
m by 28 May 1529 William Ramsay of Blackmont Brackmonth d Pinkie 09.1547
4. Agnes Bruce b c1504
m c1525 John Traill of Blebo b 1502, d 04 Jun 1580
5. Janet Bruce
m by 03 Sep 1530 Andrew Balfour, 2nd of Munquhanny d by 1592
Robert Bruce, 1st of Auchenbowie, Provost of Stirling d before 25 Feb 1515
m Margaret Sandilands dau of Sir James Sandilands of Calder, she m2. Laurence Oliphant, 3rd Lord
1. John Bruce, 2nd of Auchenbowie
A. Robert Bruce, 3rd of Auchenbowie d before 10.1575
m Margaret Graham
i. John Bruce, 4th of Auchenbowie
m Catherine Knox dau of _ Knox of Ranfurdie
a. Alexander Bruce, 5th of Auchenbowie
m mcrt 01 Oct 1606 Isabel Boyle dau of John Boyle of Kelburn
1 Robert Bruce, 6th of Auchenbowie d 08.1668
A Robert Bruce, 7th of Auchenbowie d 04.1689
m 1660 Margaret Crawford dau of Captain James Crawford
i Janet Bruce of Auchenbowie dsp 10.1708
m William Bruce Captain, son of William of Newton
ii Margaret Bruce of Auchenbowie
m 06.1693 George Munro
iii+ other issue - Robert bpt 14 Jul 1668, dsp, James bpt 30 Oct 1673, dsp, Alexander bpt 28 Dec 1676, dsp, Andrew bpt 30 Jul 1678, dsp, Catherine bpt 05 Oct 1665, Agnes bpt 24 Jan 1672, Jean bpt 21 Aug 1680
B William Bruce had issue
b. William Bruce
ii. Alexander Bruce, 1st of Halls of Airth had issue
iii. Robert Bruce of Greenside d 22 Jan 1598 had issue
m Libra Abercromby dau of John Abercromby of Throsk
B. Marjory Bruce
m Alexander Drummond, 4th of Carnock

Main sources:
1 For upper section : 'Fife P&H', 'The Bruces of Airth and their Cadets' by Major William Bruce Armstrong printed for private circulation in Edinburgh, 1892, Douglas's 'Baronage of Scotland' 1798, Bruce of Earlshall, which identifies "The Landed Families of Perthshire" by Gordon A. McGregor 'GMcG' as its principal source
2 For lower section :
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