Sir William Wallace 12th of Craigie b 1507 and MARGARET KENNEDY b 1513

Generation 9

Sir William Wallace 12th of Craigie, born 1507 in Craigie, Angus, Scotland; died 1538. Son of Sir William Wallace 16th of Riccarton and 11th of Craigie and Elizabeth Campbell.  He married Margaret Kennedy, born 1513; died 1596, daughter of Alexander 4th of Bargany Kennedy and  Marion of Mochrum Dunbar;  in 1492 in Scotland.

Sir William Wallace the 12th was the 8th Grandchild of Sir William Wallace born 1270 who was a Scottish landowner and first leader in the Wars for the Scottish Independence. The epic 1995 movie “Braveheart” starring Mel Gibson depicts Sir William Wallace leading the first battle against the English for Scottish independence.

Sir William’s marriage to Margaret Kennedy links the Black family heritage into the Kennedy Clan of Scotland, the same heritage as John F. Kennedy the 35th President of the United States.

Children of Sir William of Craigie Wallace and Margaret Kennedy were as follows:

  1. Helen Wallace, born 1538 in Ayrshire, Scotland; died 1623.  She married in 1570 in Carleton, Ayrshire, Scotland John Cathcart, born 1540 in Carleton, Ayrshire, Scotland; died 1612, son of Robert Cathcart

 

Pedigree chart of Sir William Wallace the 12th on FamilySearch

 

“The Wallace Family” – The Wallaces of Cragie page 33

 

Sir William Wallace “His Life and Times,” Robert Rodger – page 27

 

Kennedy Family of Scotland