William Colville

William Colville (1662 - abt. 1712)

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William "of Lesnessock and Tradigal" Colville
Born in Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 14 Mar 1695 in Campbeltown, Argyll, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Lesnessock and Tradigal Scotlandmap
Profile last modified 6 Feb 2020 | Created 7 Apr 2017
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William was born 1662. He was the son of Robert Colville and Elizabeth Wallace. [1][2]

William married Janet Armour in 1695 [3]


  1. Robert Colville 1696 - aft. 1755
  2. Alexander Colville b. 1699
  3. Janet (Ryburn) 1701-bef. 1735
  4. William Colville b. 1703
  5. James Colville 1711 - abt. 1780


  1. Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTK8-Y6K : 10 February 2018), Williame Colveill, ; citing Ochiltree, Ayrshire, Scotland, reference 2:16H1HXH, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,401.
  2. ScotlandsPeople (Old Parish Registers Births 609/ 10 89 Ochiltree) Page 89 of 459
    Gender: M
    Date: 27/04/1662
    Parish Number609; Ref10 89
    Parish: Ochiltre
  3. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTKH-5XS : 10 February 2018), William Colvin and Jenat Armor, 14 Mar 1695; citing Campbeltown,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,004.

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