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Genealogy of The Clan Gregor - 28 - Descendants of Donald Glas in Glengyle

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Domhnall Glas / Grey Donald (V)
b.~1620 died 1693
m. Margaret, dtr of Campbell of Glenfalloch
Eoin (VI)
b.~1658 d. Jan.1694
m. Christian, dtr of Campbell of Duneaves
Griogair glun dubh (VII)
alias James Graham
b.~1689 died 1777
m.Mary dtr of Hamilton of Bardowie
30 - descendants of Gregor glun dubh
Malcolm Oig
b.~1715 d.1769

m. Walter Graham of Brachern
Imprisoned 1689
probably died by 1691

Raibart Ruadh / Rob Roy
alias. Robert Campbell
b.~1671 d.28/12/1734
m.Mary MacGregor, Comar
Inversnaid / Balquhidder
31 - descendants of Rob Roy


Jan. 3, 1690 -Lieut. Col. Donald McGregor in Glengyle and John Buchanan of Amprior entered into a bond of friendship, founded as particularly stated, on consanguinity, Donald's paternal grandmother having been a daughter of Buchanan of Carbeth, by a daughter of the Laird of Buchanan, in which bond Lt. Col. Donald became bound "for himself and all those of his family commonly called the Clan Duilichere" on one part and Amprior "for himself and all those descended of the family of Mochaster" on the other.
The time of Lt Col. Donald's death is unknown. He married a daughter of Campbell of Glenlyon. He had a daughter married to Alexander McDonald 2d son of the McDonald of Glenco who lost his life in the Massacre of Glencoe and three sons.
1. John his heir.
2. Duncan mentioned on record August 1689, when the Council gave an order to liberate Duncan McGregor from the Tolbooth of Edinburgh on his taking the oath of Allegiance and binding himself to appear before the Council when charged, under a money penalty. March 13 following, the Council passed an order in favour of Duncan McGregor tenant of the Earl of Menteith and prisoner. "Duncan McGregor son of Donald McGregor in Glengyle witnessed a bond of impignoration of certain lands by Archibald McGregor of that Ilk to Gregor Roy McGregor in Pollichroe, Jan. 4, 1694,
3. Robert afterwards the celebrated Rob Roy of whom a memoir will subsequently be given.
VI. John McConnel Glas, eldest son of Lt. Col. Donald Glas McGregor in Glengyle, granted along with Duncan McGregor in Monchalbeg, to Archibald Edmiston merchant in Doune in Menteith, who had arrested John McGregor in Bunrannoch for a small debt, an obligation to present the said John to the said Archibald against the term of Martinmas under penalty of 100. Feb. 12,1691,-" [page 259] John McGregor in Glengyle" and "Archibald McGregor in Kilmanan" were appointed to command a watch for the protection of the Estates of certain heritors in the western part of Stirlingshire and the eastern part of Dumbartonshire with power of fire and sword in pursuance of a Commission from the Privy Council, enjoining the Heritors to keep a watch. John McConnel Glas died about 1700. He married first a daughter of Drummond of Comrie by whom he had no family and secondly a daughter of Campbell of Duneaves by whom he left a daughter, Catherine, married to Walter Graham of Brachern, and two sons,
Gregor his heir
Donald who died without issue.
VII. Gregor McGregor of Glengyle, born in 1689, who in his own name but with that of his uncle Robert or Rob Roy as his Attorney obtained from the Marquis of Montrose aftenvards first Duke, a feu charter of the Estate of Glengyle of which they had previously been only tenants. 25th May 1703 -Gregor thereafter assumed in civil life the name of James Graham in compliance with the proscription of the name of MacGregor. His subsequent life will be noticed later, but it may here be mentioned that having a dark spot on one of his knees he was familiarly known amongst Highlanders as Gregor Ghlun Dhu, or Black Knee.