NameLord James ABERNETHY 3rd Of Saltoun , M
Birth Dateabt 1445
Birth PlaceSaltoun, East Lothian, Scotland
Death Datebef 3 May 1505
Death PlaceSaltoun, East Lothian, Scotland
MotherLady Margaret Saltoun , F (~1408-)
Marr Dateabt 1466
Marr PlaceSaltoun, East Lothian, Scotland
ChildrenHelen , F (~1467-)
 Margaret , F (~1468-)
 Alexander , M (~1470-1527)
 Elizabeth , F (~1480-)
 Jonet , F (~1486-)
Notes for Lord James ABERNETHY 3rd Of Saltoun
His [Laurence’s] wife’s Christian name was Margaret, as in 1448 Margaret, Lady Saltoun, obtained a notarial transumpt of a charter granted in 1443 by John de Halyburton de Sawlyne in Fife, to his son and his wife of certain lands there, but to what family she belonged is not known.

They had issue:

1. William, second Lord Saltoun.

2. James, third Lord Saltoun.

3. George.
4. Archibald, mentioned along with his brother george in an entail by his brother, William, second Lord Saltoun.
5. Elizabeth, said to have been married to John Gordon, eldest son of John Gordon of Scardargue.
6. A daughter [Catherine] of Lord Saltoun is said to have been married to Alexander Irvine, younger of Drum, and to have had a son, Alexander, served heir to his grandfather 3 November 1457.

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol VII, Edinburgh, 1906, p.407.

III. James, third Lord Saltoun. He was served heir to his predecessor 10 October 1488.

For some years previous to 1498 he was engaged in a lawsuit against the heirs of line, Adam Hepburn of the Craigs and his wife, Elizabeth Ogstoun (who was the child of the elder daughter of the second Lord Saltoun), and Sir John Wemyss of Strathardle and his wife Christian, the younger sister of Elizabeth. It was ultimately referred to arbitration, and certain sums were paid to the ladies.

Lord Saltoun died in 1504 or 1505.

The name of his wife is not known, but they had issue:

1. Alexander, fourth Lord Saltoun.
2. Margaret, married to John Stirling of Craigbernard, Comptroller of the King’s Household.
3. Janet, married, as his first wife, to Alexander Ogilvy of Deskfurd.
4. Eliazbeth, married to Alexander Hay of Ardendracht.
5. Helen, married to Thomas Urquhart of Fischerie, Sheriff of Cromarty. …

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol VII, Edinburgh, 1906, pp.408-9/
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