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1,945. John Chancellor (Married Catherine, dau. of Gavin Hamilton, of Raploch and later Jean Dishington (#1,946), dau. and co-heir of Sir Thomas Dishington, of Andross) (Source: All blue information about John is The Wroe and Chancellor Families Compiled by William Clarke Wroe, 1992).


Born: ? about 1641 of Robert Chancellor (#3,889) and Agnes Symington (#3,890).

Died: ?


[His siblings, if any, are unknown]


Miscellaneous Information:

"Robert Chancellor (#3,889), of Shield Hill, who by Agnes Symington (#3890) his wife, was father of John Chancellor (#973), who m. Catherine, dau. of Gavin Hamilton, of Raploch, by Jean (#1,946) his wife, dau. and co-heir of Sir Thomas Dishington (#3,891), of Andross. By this lady he had a son, Robert Chancellor (Laird of Shieldhill 1642-1661) who signalled himself by his loyalty for Kings Charles I and II, and d. (died) immediately after the Restoration, 1660.

"In the Chancellors of Shieldhill, Sir Christopher John Chancellor says further: '....My father used to tell me that two younger sons left Shieldhill to cross the Atlantic in the seventeenth century. There was a strong family tradition at Shieldhill that they were younger brothers of Robert Chancellor (Laird of Shieldhill 1642-1661), who was [were] in trouble with the Presbyterian zealots Lanark.' "

John and Jean probably had three children: Robert Chancellor, Thomas Chancellor, and John Chancellor (#973).


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