OGILVIE, WILLIAM [SSNE 1634]
- OGILVIE, OGILWY, OGILWYE, OGILVY
- First name
- INCHTURE, Carse of Gowrie, PERTH AND KINROSS
- Social status
William Ogilvie was, according to Elgenstierna, the son of Andrew Ogilvie of Balgay in Inchture. He entered Swedish service before 1599 and received land which had belonged to Göran Nilsson Posse. He died before 1613. He was married first to Elisabet Langlands, and secondly to Barbara Kinnaird [SSNE 6400] (in her 1st marriage, her 2nd was to Colonel Samuel Cockburn [SSNE 4219]). His son Patrick [SSNE 3218] entered Swedish service as well, where he had a particularly successful career culminating in his governorship of Livonia.
Sources: Elgenstierna, Svenska Adelns Ättartavlor, vol. 5, p.537.
NB. Mr Jack Blair contends that Balgay was normally the designation of the heir apparent of the Ogilvy of Inchmartine lairds. Andrew was a younger son of Patrick Ogilvy (f.1509 - 1555) of Inchmartine. I am unaware of him ever being designed of Balgay. Andrew was designed "of Drymmie". He is reputed, by accounts from Sweden, to have married B. Monorgund, a daughter of Monorgund of that ilk. By his name, he may likely have been a son of Patrick Ogilvy by his second wife, Elizabeth Kinnaird, daughter of Andrew Kinnaird of that Ilk.