MacDonald McDonald Family Records
Colonel James McDonald
ROBERT II, KING OF SCOTLAND, father of:
PRINCESS CATHERINE STEWART: m. Sir David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford. Their son was:
ALEXANDER LINDSAY: 2nd Earl of Crawford; m. Lady Marietta, dau. of Sir David Dunbar, of Cockburn.
SIR WALTER LINDSAY: of Beaufort; m. Lady Isabella, dau. of William, Lord Livingston.
SIR DAVID LINDSAY: of Edzell and Beaufort; d. 1527.
WALTER LINDSAY: of Edzell; killed at the battle of Flodden, 1513.
ALEXANDER LINDSAY: of Edzell; m. a dau. of Barclay, of Maithers.
RIGHT REV. DAVID LINDSAY, D.D.: Bishop of ROSS.
RACHEL LINDSAY: m. the Most Rev. John Spottiswood, Archbishop of St. Andrews, in 1615, and Lord High Chancellor of Scotland in 1635. He crowned King Charles I, at Holyrood, in 1639, and dying in that year, was buried by the King’s command in Westminster Abbey. From them was descended, 4 generations removed:
ANNE CATHERINE SPOTTSWOOD: d. 1802; m. Colonel Bernard Moore, of “Chelsea”, King William County, Va., descended from Thomas More of Chelsea, the author of “Utopia”.
ALEXANDER SPOTTSWOOD MOORE: b. 1763; m., 1787, Elizabeth, dau. of Col. William Aylett, of “Fairfield”, King William County, Virginia.
ELIZABETH AYLETT MOORE: b. 1794; m., 1813, COLONEL JAMES McDONALD, of Alabama.
(1) ANN HENRIETTA McDONALD: m. Sterling R. Cockrill, of Pine Bluff, Ark.
(2) EFFIE McDONALD: m. O. H. Bynum, of Cortlandt, Alabama.