Name: John Roy Grant
Suffix: 7th of Ballindalloch, of Phonas
Death: BEF 26 APR 1737 1
MCON: 6 NOV 1682
BATT: Killicrankie, 1688.
Change Date: 25 OCT 2012
Laird of Phonas
?John Roy Grant, by his extravagant living and unhappy differences with his lady, a daughter of Leslie of Balquhain, entirely ruined his estate, and was obliged to consent to placing it under the management and trust of three of his kinsmen, Brigadier Grant, Captain Grant of Elchies, and Walter Grant of Arndilly, which gave occasion to W. Elchies' verses of "What meant the man?".?
Married abt 1691 according to IGI.
Disponed of the Barony of Ballindalloch to Lt-Col William Grant.
Was present at battle of Killicrankie 27 July 1688.
According to Pedigree of Grants of Ballindalloch, he only had one son.
... John Roy Grant had a son by his wife, Anne Francesca Leslie, namely, Captain John Grant, who went into the Dutch army. He in turn left a son, Peter Leslie...
(Scottish Notes and Queries?. 1933. Page 49.
Process of Divorce - John Grant of Ballindalloch, against Anna Leslie, lawful daughter to [Patrick] Leslie of Balquovn, alias Count Leslie, his spouse, married 11 November 1682 at Mansion House of Balquhovn. Captain Charles Gordon in Kirdells, captain in Colonel Lauder's Regiment in Flanders, co-respondant 1696.
(SCOTTISH RECORD SOCIETY. Commissariot of Edinburgh. CONSISTORIAL Processes and Decreets 1658-1800.)
I did have him marrying Nov 1689.
Father: John Grant
Mother: Margaret Leslie
Ann Francesca Leslie b: ABT 1664
11 NOV 1682
in Mansion House of Balquhovn
- John Grant
- John Grant
- Type: Book
Periodical: The Rulers of Strathspey: A History of the Lairds of Grant and Earls of Seafield
Author: Archibald Kennedy Cassilis