Who are James Boswell's descendants?

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Who are James Boswell's descendants?

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The following chart is under development, and should not be considered complete at this point (last update January 20, 2012):

Descendants of James Boswell (1740-1795):

With Peggy Doig:

  1. Charles Boswell (1762–1764)

With Mrs. Dodds:

  1. Sally (1767–1768?)

With Margaret Montgomerie:

    1. Veronica Boswell (1773–1795) (unmarried)
    2. Euphemia (1774-ca. 1834) (unmarried)
    3. Alexander Boswell (1775–1822) m. (1799?) Griselle Cuming
      1. James Boswell (d. 1857), 2nd Baronet of Auchinleck, m. Jessie Jean Montgomerie-Cuninghame (d. 1884)
        1. Julia Grace Jessie Jane Boswell (d. 1905) m. George Mounsey. Died without issue.
        2. Emily Harriette Boswell (d. 1898) m. (1873) Richard Wogan Talbot, 5th Baron Talbot of Malahide (d. 1921)
          1. James Boswell Talbot (1874-1948), 6th Baron Talbot of Malahide, m. Joyce Gunning Kerr. Died without issue.
      2. Janet Theresa Boswell (d. 1836) m. (1826) William Francis Eliott, 7th Baronet of Stobbs
        1. Jessie Blanche Adelaide Eliott (d. 1898) m. (1868) James John Wood
        2. Frances Elizabeth Eliott (d. 1869) m. (1855) Edmond Forrest
        3. William Francis Augustus Eliott (1827-1910), 8th Baronet of Stobbs, m. 1) (1846) Charlotte Marie Wood, m. 2) 1879) Hannah Grissell Birkett
          1. Grace Theresa Blanche Eliott (1851-1932), died without issue
        4. Alexander Boswell Eliott (1830-1882), m. 1) (1855) Catherine Craigie, m. 2) (1858) Annabella Carmichael
          1. Arthur Augustus Boswell Eliott (1856-1926), 9th Baronet of Stobbs m. Lilia Burbank
            1. Marie Vera Margaret Emily Boswell Eliott (d. 1955) m. (1) (1912) Edward Boies Cowles, m. (2) (1921) John Francis Barry (d. 1954)
            2. Beatrice Maud Boswell Eliott (d. 1975) m. (1925) Frank Vincent Burton
              1. Beatrice Leila Eliott Burton (1926-2009) (aka. Leila Hadley) m. 1) (1944) Arthur Twining Hadley, 2) (1953) Yvor Hyatt Smitter, 3) (1969) Hans Gillner, 4) (1978) William C. Musham, 5) (1990) Henry Luce III
                1. Living descendants
            3. Gilbert Alexander Boswell Eliott (1885-1958), 10th Baronet of Stobbs, m. (1912) Dora Flournoyonly Hopkins (d. 1978)
              1. Charlotte Elgitha Veronica Boswell Eliott (b. 1913) m. (1) (1936) Landon Ketchum Thorne, m. (2) (1946) Stanley Herbert Maxted (d. 1963), m. (3) (1964) Thomas Talford Mosby
              2. Arthur Francis Augustus Boswell Eliott (1915-1989), 11th Baronet of Stobbs, m. (1947) Frances Aileen McClean
                1. Margaret Frances Boswell Eliott (b. 1948), m. (1) (1974) Anthony Edward Beaumont Vaughan-Arbuckle, m. (2) (1990) Christopher Powell Wilkins
                  1. Benjamin Robert Eliott Vaughan-Arbuckle (b. 1978)
                  2. Kate Frances Eliott Vaughan-Arbuckle (b. 1981)
              3. John Livingston Hopkins Boswell Eliott (1916-1942)
              4. Jean Cecilia Constance Eliott (b. 1920) m. (1) (1940) Alfred Nigel Parker, m. (2) (1953) Alan Edward Seton Jackson
                1. Alwyn Colin John Parker (b. 1940), m. (1966) Sarah Ann Hayes
                  1. Nigel Henry Parker (b. 1968) 
                2. Veronica Gillean Parker (b. 1942)
                3. Andrew Conway Jackson (b. 1954) m. (1983) Virginia Rosemary Griffith
                4. Roderick Edward Jackson (b. 1956) m. (1981) Rachel Wallis
          2. Alexander Boswell Vassal Elliott (1867-1924) m. (1891) Hannah Josephine Kavanagh
            1. Gertude May Eliott (b. 1893) m. (1929) Henry Wilson Mercer
            2. Constantine Elizabeth Eliott (b. 1894) m. Clarence Quinn
            3. Annabella Carmichael Eliott (b. 1897) m. (1927) James Bryson
            4. Charles Rawdon Heathfield Eliott (1901-1972) m. (1927) Emma Elizabeth Harris
              1. Dulcie Josephine Eliott (b. 1928) m. (1949) Joseph Heather
              2. Irene Gertrude Eliott (b. 1930) m. (1950) Peter Brown
              3. Myrtle Doris Trease Eliott (b. 1935) m. Andy Siebold
              4. Charles Joseph Alexander Eliott (b. 1937), 12th Baronet of Stobbs, m. (1959) Wendy Judith Bailey
                1. Elizabeth Eliott (b. 1960)
                2. Jenny Eliott (b. 1962)
                3. Josephine Mary Anne Eliott (b. 1963)
                4. Rodney Gilbert Charles Eliott (b. 1966)
                5. Clare Melinda Eliott (b. 1973)
              5. Belle Loraine Eliott (b. 1939)
              6. Clive John Eliott (1940-1971) m. (1961) Estelle Maude Kelland
                1. Bradley John Eliott (b. 1962)
                2. Anthony Charles Eliott (b. 1966)
                3. Dale Thomas Eliott (b. 1969)
              7. Keith Robert Vincent Eliott (b. 1942) m. (1965) Annette May Nielsen-Kvirgaard
                1. Brett Robert Vincent Eliott (b. 1966)
              8. Raymond Francis Vincent Eliott (b. 1945)
          3. Rawdon Popham Vassall Eliott (1869-1925) m. Nellie Thompson. Died without issue.
          4. Charles James Eliott (1875-1953), died without issue
        5. George Augustus Leslie Eliott (1833-1854) m. (1853) Mary Rattray
          1. George Augustus Cuming Eliott (1854-1892) m. Edith Maude Hamilton. Died without issue.
      3. Margaret Amelia Boswell (d. 1890) m. Maj.-Gen. Vassall of Balhary. Died without issue.
    4. James Boswell (1778–1822) (unmarried)
    5. Elizabeth Boswell (1780–1814)  m. (1799) William Boswell (d. 1841)
      1. James Paoli Boswell (1802-1821)
      2. Elizabeth Margaret Montgomerie Boswell (1803-a1873) m. John Williams
      3. Bruce Boswell (1805-1855) m. Anne Tronson
      4. Sibella Boswell (1806-1807)
      5. Robert Cramond Boswell (1807?-1823)
      6. William Boswell (1809-1809)
      7. Alexander Boswell (1809-1809)
      8. Elizabeth Frances Boswell (1810-1812)
      9. Annie Boswell (1812-1813)

 

This chart is compiled by information from different sources, especially from thepeerage.com and from information in the Yale research editions of the Boswell papers. There is no information about living persons in this chart, which has not already been made publicly available elsewhere. 

2 Comments

Boswell name

 Hello my name is also James Boswel, butl i am the 9th and of Scottish decent.  I'm wondering if I'm related to him.  E-mail me at jboswell98@gmail.com

James Boswell

If only we could find a link between your James Boswell and our Gt Gt Grandfather, also James Boswell born 1808 in Glasgow and died 1889 in Auckland NZ.