The Ochterloney Family of Scotland, and Boston, in New England

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Priv. Print, 1902 - 16 pages
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Page 14 - At the age of eighteen he went to India as a cadet, and in 1778 received an appointment as Ensign. In 1781 he was Quartermaster to the 71st Regiment of Foot. He attained the rank of Major in 1800, Lieutenant-Colonel in 1803, and Colonel in 1812. His commission as Major-General bears the date of 1 June, 1814. In 1817 he received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament, and after nearly fifty years of uninterrupted military duty, through impaired health he was forced to resign, with the intention of...
Page 15 - Sir Charles married 31 Dec., 1844, Sarah, daughter of William P. Tribe, of Liverpool, and was succeeded by his son, the present baronet, Sir David Ferguson Ochterloney, to whom the writer is indebted for courtesies and hospitality on many occasions. The arms of the Ochterloney family used in past centuries are those described in the account of John Ochterloney, circa 1682: — Azure, a lion rampant argent, within a border gules entoure of eight buckles or. Above the shield a helmet mantled gules...
Page 11 - Peirsone of Lochlands ; 14th, Carnegy of Newgait ; 15th, Maull, cousine-germane to the deceist Patrick Earl of Panmure. All these are daughters of the above written families. The familie is very ancient and very great, having above fourteen score chalders of victuall, which was a great estate in those days.
Page 16 - Azure, a lion rampant argent, within a border gules entoure of eight buckles or. Above the shield a helmet mantled gules and double argent, and on the torse for a crest an eagle displayed azure with an escallop in her beak argent. The motto " Deus mihi adjutor." These arms were registered by John Ochterloney of Guynd, and two of his kinsfolk, in 1672-1678. Then the Stewart quartering previously used, namely, or a fesse chequy argent and azure, was dropped. In 1779 there was certified to, in the College...
Page 11 - The letter and pass are both together. Probablie the Laird of Drum, who purchased the estate, hath these and other antiquities of our Familie ; but they cannot be had for the present. The armes of our Familie are thus blazoned — bears Azure, a lyon rampant, Argent, within a border Gules entoure, of eight buckles Or above the shield, ane helmet mantled Gules and doubled Argent ; and on the torse for a crest, ane eagle displayed Azure, with ane escallope in hir beek Argent, and the motto above the...
Page 11 - I have ane accompt of the marriages of the Familie these fifteen generations, viz. — 1st, Stewart of Rosyth, in Fyffe ; 2d, Maull of Panmure ; 3d, Ogilvy of Lentrathene, predecessor to the Lords of Ogilvy ; 4th, Gray, of the Lord Gray ; 5th, Drummond of Stobhall, now Perth ; 6th, Keith, Lord Marishall ; 7th, Lyon, Lord Glames ; 8th, Cunninghame of Barnes ; 9th, Stewart of Innermeath ; 10th, Olyphant, of the Lord Olyphant ; 11th...
Page 14 - NE, in 1758. At the age of eighteen, he went to India as a cadet, and in 1778 was appointed ensign, and in September of the same year lieutenant on the Bengal estab3GG OCHTERLONY— O'CONNELL.

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