David Murray, 5th Viscount of Stormont

David Murray, 5th Viscount of Stormont (1665 – 19 November 1731) was a Scottish peer. He was the son of David Murray, 4th Viscount Stormont (c.1636-24 Jul 1668) and Jean Carnegie, daughter of James Carnegie, 2nd Earl of Southesk and Lady Mary Kerr. His family was Jacobite in its politics, most particularly his second son James (c.1690–1770).

Marriage and issue

On 31 January 1688 he married Marjory Scott (d. 8 April 1746), daughter of David Scott of Scotstarvit (d. 1718). The couple had the following children:

  1. David Murray, 6th Viscount of Stormont (c.1689–1748)
  2. Hon. James Murray (c.1690–1770), Jacobite Earl of Dunbar
  3. Hon. John Murray (died young)
  4. William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield (1705–1793)
  5. Hon. Catherine Murray (d. 25 November 1754), died unmarried
  6. Hon. Marjory Murray, married Col. John Hay of Cromlix
  7. Hon. Amelia Murray (d. 8 February 1774), married Sir Alexander Lindsay of Evelick, by whom she was mother to Margaret and John Lindsay.
  8. Hon. Charles Murray, died without children
  9. Hon. Robert Murray, died without children
  10. Hon. Margaret (c.1702 – 18 April 1785), died without children
  11. Hon. Jean Murray (d. 10 August 1758), unmarried
  12. Hon. Nicola Helen Murray (d. 7 November 1777), died without children
  13. Hon. Mary Murray, died unmarried
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
David Murray
Viscount of Stormont
Succeeded by
David Murray
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