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Wemyss 1: Wemyss of Methil, Wemyss of Rires, Wemys of Unthank, Wemyss of Wemyss
Michael of Wemyss and Methil b c1165, d c1214
The father of John of Wemyss and Methil was long identified as Hugh, a younger son of Gillemichael, 3rd Earl of Fife. He has since been confirmed as Michael who may have been a senior clerk of the Earl. Michael's wife may have been a daughter of Earl Gillemichael.
1. Sir John of Wemyss and Methil b by1202, d c1263
A. Sir Michael Wemyss of Wemyss a 1231, d c1320
m ? heiress of Sir David Lochore
i. Sir David Wemyss of Wemyss d c1330 §D
There is some uncertainty on which wife was the mother of which child.
m1 Annabel Sinclair d before 1304, dau of Sir William Sinclair of Roslin
a. Sir Michael Wemyss of Wemyss d c1342
1 Margaret Wemyss
m Sir John Inchmartin of that ilk
A Isabel Inchmartin d c1399
m before 1362 Sir Allan Erskine of Inchture and Inchmartin d 05.1400
2 daughter
m John Livingston of Drumry and East Wemyss a 1364
3 daughter
4 daughter
m Roger de Bosvil, 1st of Balgregie
m2 by 1304 Marjory Ramsay dau of Walter Ramsay
b. Sir John Wemyss d c1392
1 ?? Wemyss This branch is still being investigated
A Sir John Wemyss of Leuchars, Kincaldrum, Reres and Methil d c1428
m1 ??
i Duncan Wemyss of Reres
m c1399 Elizabeth Erskine dau of Sir Thomas Erskine of that ilk
a Sir Thomas Wemyss of Rires
Sir Thomas is assumed to be son of Duncan and Michael and Patrick are assumed to be his sons.
1 Michael Wemyss
A Elizabeth Wemyss
m Sir Arthur Forbes, 1st of Rires
2 Sir Patrick Wemyss of Rires
A Margaret Wemyss
m Sir John Forbes, 4th of Pitsligo d c1496
ii Alexander Wemyss of Kilmany d 1418 ancestor of Wemyss of Lathocker
iii Michael Wemyss of Pitmiddil a 1432, dvp
m2 Isabel Erskine d before 1427, dau of Sir Allan Erskine of Inchture and Inchmartin
iv David Wemyss of Methil and Wemyss d before 09.1430
m Christian Douglas a 1465
a John Wemyss of Wemyss b c1425, d 1502
m1 before 1448, div 1489 Margaret Livingston d c1494, dau of Sir Robert Livingston of Drumry
1 Sir John Wemyss of Strathardle, later of Wemyss d by 05.1508
m 1468 Christian Abernethy dau of William Abernethy, 2nd Lord of Saltoun
A Sir David Wemyss of Wemyss d Flodden 09.09.1513
m1 before 11.05.1493 Euphemia Lundy dau of John Lundy of that ilk
m2 c1510 Janet Gray dau of Andrew Gray, 2nd Lord
B Agnes Wemyss
m mcrt 13.04.1484 Andrew Kinninmonth, younger of that ilk
C Margaret Wemyss a 1503
m John Melville of Raith
D Thomas Wemyss of Unthank, PC a 1544
Thomas is not identified by TSP or BP1934 but is recorded by BLG1886 Wemyss of Wemysshall as 2nd son of Sir John Wemyss of that ilk and Christian Abernethy.
i David Wemyss of Unthank d by 1592
m Janet Duddingston dau of William Duddingston, 3rd of Sandford
a Katherine Wemyss of Unthank
m Gavin Wemyss of Powguild b 1560
E Elizabeth Wemyss
m John Clephane of Carslogie d c1517
F+ other issue - Gavin a 1504, Charles a 1502, John a 1504
2 David Wemyss a 1490
3 Grisel Wemyss
m 1464 David Boswell of Glassmont, 2nd of Balmuto d 1493
m2 Helen Dunbar
b Euphemia Wemyss
m mcrt 19.11.1428 William Livingston of Drumry
c Helen Wemyss
m 1452 George Narne of Sandfurd a 1470
v Andrew Wemyss
a John Wemyss
vi Elizabeth Wemyss
m mcrt 31.08.1418 Andrew Gray, 1st Lord b c1390, d c1469
vii Isabel Wemyss
m1 Hugh Fraser of Lovat
This is presumed to have been the same Isabel who married ...
m2 John de Spens, 2nd of Lathallan d 1437
m3. Christian Ogilvy dau of Sir Patrick Ogilvy of Auchterhouse
B. John of Cameron
m c1289 Amabilia of Anesley dau of Sir John of Anesley
i. Sir David Wemyss of Cameron, Sheriff of Fife d 1375
m1 Margaret a 1332
a.+ issue - David a 1358, dvp, Duncan a 1389
m2 Isabel Crichton a 1358
2. Duncan

1 TSP Wemyss, BP1934 Wemyss and March.
2 Wemyss of Unthank - BLG1886 Wemyss of Wemysshall.
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