James Carnegie (died 1707)
The second son of David Carnegie, 2nd Earl of Northesk, he was infeft on 6 June 1672. By contract of 10 February and June of 1674, he married Anna Lundin, second daughter of Dame Margaret Lundin of that Ilk and Robert Maitland, brother of the Duke of Lauderdale. Their children were:
- Charles, who was "palsied" and died without issue in 1712
- James, the second son, in whose favour Carnegie executed an entail on 13 September 1703
- Margaret, who married Patrick Lyon of Auchterhouse
- Jean, who married her first cousin Alexander Blair of Kinfauns; their daughter Margaret married John Gray, 11th Lord Gray.
Anna Carnegie died on 3 September 1694.
Carnegie of Finavon represented Forfar from 1669 to 1674. He was made captain of a new company in the Scots Regiment of Guards on 25 August 1674 and served at the Battle of Bothwell Bridge before resigning his commission in 1680. He then served as commissioner for Forfarshire in 1686, from 1698 to 1702, and again from 1702 to 1707.
He died at Edinburgh and was buried in the Abbey Church.