Fraser, William, twelfth Lord Saltoun of Abernethy (1654–1715), landowner and politician, was born on 21 November 1654, the second son of Alexander Fraser, master of Saltoun (c.1630–1682), and his first wife, Lady Anne Kerr (1631–1658), eldest daughter of William Kerr, earl of Lothian...
T. F. Henderson
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Grierson, Sir Robert, first baronet (1655/6–1733), landowner, was the son of William Grierson (d. 1661), laird of Barquhar, Kirkcudbrightshire, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Sir James Douglas of Mouswald. The family of Grierson received the lands of Lag, Dumfriesshire, in 1408, and in 1666 ...