The PEDIGREE of
John (8th of Merchistoun) NAPIER

 
     aka Marvellous MERCHISTON; (very famous Mathematician, Invented logarithms, etc.; alleged magician; eponym of several mathematical inventions, lunar crater, asteroid, etc.)

     Born:  Edinburgh abt. 1550    Died:  4 Apr 1617 Edinburgh     d. of gout


Gen. Pierpont Hamilton's 8-Great Grandfather.

 Wives/Partners:       Agnes (Ann) CHISHOLME   ;   Elizabeth STIRLING
 Children:       Robert Mungo (of Culcreuch) NAPIER   ;   Elizabeth NAPIER   ;   Archibald (1st Baron) NAPIER   ;   Elizabeth NAPIER   ;   Margaret (m. James Stewart)   ;   poss. Elizabeth (m. John Maxwell)
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/-- John (3rd of Merchistoun) NAPIER   +==&=> [ 255 ,sG,R,&]
/-- Archibald (4th of Merchistoun) NAPIER
/  \-- Elizabeth (of Rusky) MENTEITH   +==&=> [ 255 ,nS,&]
/-- Alexander (Sir; younger of Merchistoun) NAPIER
/  \-- Catherine DOUGLAS   +==&=> [ 255 ,WHa,RvT,&]
/-- Archibald (6th of Merchistoun) NAPIER
/-- Edmund (Sir; of Cromlix) CHISHOLM   +==&=> [ 255 ,nS,&]
\-- Janet (of Cromlix) CHISHOLM
/   \-- Janet DRUMMOND   +==&=> [ 255 ,nS,&]
/-- Archibald (Sir; of Merchiston) NAPIER  (? - 1608)
| OR: prob. not Archibald NAPIER [alt ped]   +====> [ 3]
/-- Colin (Sir) CAMPBELL   +==&=> [ 255 ,S,&]
/-- Duncan (Sir) CAMPBELL  (? - 9/9/1513)
/  \-- Janet (of Lorn) STEWART   +==&=> [ 255 ,nS,&]
\-- Annabella Margaret CAMPBELL
/-- John (Sir; 9th of That Ilk) MONCRIEFF   +==&=> [ 255 ,nS,&]
/   | (skip this generation?)
\-- Margaret MONCRIEFF  (1484? - 1554)
/   \-- Geillis OGILVY   (skip?)   +==&=> [ 255 ,S,&]
- John (8th of Merchistoun) NAPIER
/-- poss.  William BOTHWELL
/-- Francis BOTHWELL  (1472? - 1559?)
/  \-- poss.  Katherine
\-- Janet BOTHWELL  (? - 1564)
/-- John BELLENTYNE  (1426? - 1486?)
/-- Patrick (of Horshope and Auchnoule) BELLENDEN
\-- poss.  Katherine BELLENTYNE  (1497 - ?)
| or: poss. Janet RICHARDSON
/-- Archibald DOUGLAS   +==&=> [ 255 ,nS,&]
\-- Mariot (Lady) DOUGLAS  (? - 1511+ (or '42+))
\-- Elizabeth BOYD   +==&=> [ 255 ,S,&]
 

 
  His (poss.) 4-Great Grandchildren:       Elizabeth NAPIER   ;   Thomas (of Ramelton) BUCHANAN   ;   Robert ALEXANDER   ;   George (Colonel) NAPIER   ;   William (7th Lord; of Merchistoun) NAPIER   ;   James HAMILTON   ;   Alexander HAMILTON
 

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