Ancestry of Olivia Wilde


(the descent of #1 from #356 and most of the Google Books links below developed and brought to my attention by John Brandon[1])



1. Olivia Wilde (born Olivia Jane Cockburn): b. 10 Mar 1984 New York, NY; model and actress



2. Andrew Cockburn: b. 1947 London, England; journalist

3. Leslie Corkill Redlich: b. 2 Sep 1952 San Mateo Co., CA [CABI: mother Fulcher]; writer and filmmaker



4. (Francis) Claud Cockburn: b. 12 Apr 1904 Peking, China; journalist; d. 15 Dec 1981; m. (3rd)

5. Patricia Evangeline Anne (Arbuthnot) Byron: b. 17 Mar 1914

[Arbuthnot 311]

6. Lt. Christopher Rudolph Redlich: b. 10 Aug 1915; d. 15 Dec 2000; bur. Newcastle Cemetery, Newcastle, Placer Co., CA; m. 19 Dec 1942 Los Angeles, CA

[Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov 1942: “…Mr. and Mrs. Albert Phillip Fulcher of North Hollywood announced the engagement of their daughter Jeanne Louise to Lieut. Christopher Rudolph Redlich, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Horsman of Burlingame….Following their wedding on Dec. 19, the couple will make their home in San Francisco.”  Same, 21 Dec 1942: “Church of the Precious Blood provided the setting for the wedding Saturday afternoon of Miss Jeanne Fulcher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Phil Fulcher of…North Hollywood, and Lieut. Christopher Rudolph Redlich of the Army….The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellett W. Horsman of Burlingame.”]

7. Jeanne Louise Fulcher: b. 18/19 Mar 1921 NY; d. 4 Feb 2002 (last residence Burlingame, San Mateo Co., CA); bur. Newcastle Cemetery  [SSN 552-26-5194, issued CA bef. 1951]



8. Henry Cockburn: b. 1859 Calcutta, India; British Consul General in Seoul, Korea; m. 9 Oct 1899 Totlands Bay, Hampshire, England [extracted from FHL #1,470,892, item 13: Henry Cockburn of Ealing (father Francis Jeffrey Cockburn) and Elizabeth Gordon Stevenson (father James Francis John Stevenson)]

9. Elizabeth Gordon Stevenson: b. 11 Oct, bp. 5 Nov 1862 Moulmein, Bengal, India [extracted from FHL #499,007: parents James Francis John Stevenson and Louisa Cameron]

10. Maj. John Bernard Arbuthnot, M.V.O.: b. 17 May 1875; m. 8 Jun 1903 Hong Kong, China

[Arbuthnot 311]

11. Olive Blake: b. 5 Nov 1875

12. Rudolph Redlich:

13. Margaret Ellen Moore: b. 4 Aug 1886 Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA; d. 6 Jan 1957 San Leandro, Alameda Co., CA [CADI: father Moore]  (m. 2nd Ellett W. Horsman)

[Times (San Mateo, CA), 7 Jan 1957: “Mrs. Margaret Ellen Horsman, 60…died yesterday afternoon at a San Leandro rest home….A native of Tacoma, Wash….Surviving are her husband, Ellett W. Horsman of San Francisco; four children…Christopher Redlich…three sisters, Mrs. Ann Graves of Toronto, Canada, Mrs. Charles McHugh of Seattle and Mrs. Katherine Bowers of Long Beach…”]

14. Albert Phil(lip) Fulcher: b. 8 May 1877 IL; d. 20 Mar 1954 Los Angeles Co., CA [CADI: mother Bearpark]; bur. Newcastle Cemetery, Newcastle, Placer Co., CA  [WWI draft registration card: Albert Phil Fulcher; nearest relative James Fulcher]

15. Mabel J. Corkill: b. 11 May 1892 Candleria, NV; d. 11 Dec 1985 San Mateo Co., CA [CADI: father Corkill, mother Tomlin]; bur. Newcastle Cemetery  (m. 2nd William H. Agnew)

[Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), 17 Feb 1975: “Services will he held…for William H. Agnew, who served as the first chairman of the board of the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange.  Mr. Agnew died Saturday in his San Mateo home at the age of 82….Mr. Agnew is survived by his wife, Mabel Corkill Agnew…”]

[picture at]



16. Francis Jeffrey Cockburn: b. 1825; d. 10 Jul 1893; m. Jan 1855 Westbury, Tasmania

[England and Wales National Probate Calendar, 1893, p. 90: “Cockburn Francis Jeffrey of 2 Kent-avenue Ealing Middlesex gentleman died 10 July 1893  Probate London 25 August to Eliza Anne Cockburn widow Henry Cockburn esquire and Robert Henry Kinsey surgeon  Effects £4019 16s. 4d.”]

17. Eliza(beth) Ann Pitcairn: b. 23 Sep 1831 Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

18. Col. James Francis John Stevenson: bp. 8 Jan 1823 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England [extracted from FHL #1,596,260: parents Robert Charles Stevenson and Alicia Maria Stevenson]; d. 7 Dec 1873 at sea; m. 19 Sep 1850 Kilmonivaig, Inverness, Scotland [extracted from FHL #990,709]

[England and Wales National Probate Calendar, 1875, “Stevenson James Francis John   5 March.  The Will of James Francis John Stevenson late a Colonel of the Madras Corps and Commissioner of Arracan British Burmah who died 7 December 1873 at Sea was proved at the Principal Registry by the Reverend Robert Augustus Gordon of 1 Hill-street Berkeley-square in the County of Middlesex Clerk one of the Executors.”]

19. Louisa Cameron Ross: b. 12 Oct 1829 Kilmonivaig [extracted from FHL #990,709: parents Ewen Ross and Fanny Cameron]

20. Col. George Arbuthnot: b. 9 Jun 1836; of Norton Court, Gloucester; d. 26 Dec 1912; bur. Holy Trinity Churchyard, Sunningdale, Berkshire, England; m. 12 Oct 1870

[Arbuthnot 311]

21. Caroline Emma Nepean Aitchison: d. 16 Mar 1927; bur. Holy Trinity Churchyard

22. Sir Henry Arthur Blake, G.C.M.G.: b. 18 Jan 1840 Limerick, Ireland; “of Government House, Colombo, Ceylon, and Myrtle Grove, Youghal, co. Cork”; governor of the Bahamas 1884-7, governor of Newfoundland 1887-8, captain-general and governor-in-chief of Jamaica 1888-97, governor of Hong Kong 1897-1903, governor of Ceylon 1903-; m. (2nd) 7 Feb 1874 Slough, Ireland

23. Edith Bernal-Osborne: b. 7 Feb 1846

26. Christopher Moore: b. 15 Mar 1852 Bohola, Ireland; d. 14 Dec 1933 Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA; m. 1875 Utica, NY

27. Ellen Benson: b. 6 Dec 1857 Cork, Ireland; d. 1 Mar 1919 Tacoma

30. Frederick Corkill: b. Feb 1855 Lonan, Isle of Man; m. c1881/2

[picture at]

31. Amy Tomblin: b. Oct 1859 CA



32. Henry Thomas Cockburn, “Lord Cockburn”: b. 26 Oct 1779; Scottish judge and biographer; d. 26 Apr 1854

[Cockburn 152]

33. Elizabeth MacDowall:

34. Robert Pitcairn: b. 17 Jul 1802 Edinburgh, Scotland [extracted from FHL #1,066,687: parents David Pitcairn and Mary Henderson]; d. 1868 Hobart, Tasmania; m. 30 Sep 1830 Hobart [extracted from FHL #1,368,285]

35. Dorothy/Dorothea Jessy Dumas:

36. Robert Charles Stevenson:   {Robert Charles Stevenson m. Alicia Marion Luke 4 Apr 1816 Calcutta, Bengal, India [extracted from FHL #498,610]}  {“Grave at Calcutta – ‘Sacred to the memory of Captain Robert Charles Stevenson, of H.M. 59th Regiment, who departed this life at Calcutta, on the 4th December 1826, aged 40 years, leaving a widow and five helpless children to deplore the loss of the best of husbands and fathers.’”}

37. Alicia Maria Groves/Gronbe:

38. Ewen Ross: m. 3 Jan 1827 Kilmallie, Argyll, Scotland [extracted from FHL #1,041,070]

39. Frances “Fanny” Cameron:

40. John Alves Arbuthnot: b. 3 Oct 1802 Edinburgh, Scotland; of Coworth Park, Old Windsor, Berks; d. 29 Aug 1875; m. 2 Jun 1832 Marylebone

[Arbuthnot 310]

41. Mary Arbuthnot: b. 29 Apr 1812 Madras; d. 30 Mar 1859

[Arbuthnot 381]

42. Capt. Andrew Nepean Aitchison: b. 13 Jun, bp. 3 Aug 1816 Bombay, India [extracted from FHL #527,690: parents Andrew Aitchison and Martha Charlotte]; d. 1 Apr 1850 Cairo, Egypt; m. 20 Jan 1842 Bycullah, Bombay, India [extracted from FHL #523,842]  {brother of Gen. Charles Terrington Aitchison; see}

[United Service Magazine, April 1842, p. 591: “[marriages] Jan. 20th, at Bombay, Lieut. A. Nepean Aitchison, Second in Command Guserat Irregular Horse, eldest son of Major-General A Aitchison, formerly Adjutant-General, and late Military Auditor General at Bombay, to Frances Matilda, only daughter of the Hon. James Farish, late Senior Member of Council, and Acting Governor of that Presidency.”  Same, June 1850, p. 326: “[deaths] April 1, at Cairo, on his wy to England, Captain Andrew Nepean Aitchison, 13th Regiment Bombay Army, eldest son of the late Major General Aitchison, of Ryde, Isle of Wight.”]

43. Frances Matilda Farish:

44. Peter Blake: b. c1805; of Corbally Castle; bur. 19 Nov 1850 St. Anne’s, Dublin, Ireland; m. Mobarnan, co. Tipperary, Ireland

45. Jane Lane: b. 5 Mar 1819 Lanespark, co. Tipperary, Ireland

46. Ralph Bernal-Osborne: of Newton Anner, co. Tipperary, M.P.; d. 4 Jan 1882; m. Aug 1844

47. Catherine Isabella Osborne: b. 30 Jun 1819; d. 21 Jun 1880

60. William Corkill: b. c1809/10 Isle of Man/Germany

61. Ann ___: b. c1820/1 Lonan, Isle of Man



64. Archibald Cockburn: b. 1736; baron of the Court of Exchequer; d. 1820

[Cockburn 151-152]

65. Janet Rennie/Rannie: “connected by marriage with Lord Melville” (sister Elizabeth the first wife of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville)

68. David Pitcairn:

69. Mary Henderson:

80. Sir William Arbuthnot, 1st Bt.: b. 24 Dec 1766; Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1822-3; d. 18 Sep 1829 Edinburgh, Scotland; m. 13 Sep 1800 Edinburgh [extracted from FHL #1,066,690: her father John Alves]

[Arbuthnot 306-309]

81. Anne Alves: d. 19 Jul 1846

82. George Arbuthnot: b. 4 Sep 1772 Edinburgh, Scotland; of Elderslie, Surrey; d. 3 Nov 1843; m. 16 Apr 1810 St. Mary’s, Fort St. George, Madras

[Arbuthnot 331-381]

83. Elizabeth Fraser: b. 1791; d. 29 Sep 1834

84. Maj. Gen. Andrew Aitchison: of Ryde, Isle of Wight; d. 29 Feb 1848 Hastings

85. Martha Charlotte ___:

86. James Farish:

88. Peter Blake: of Corbally Castle, co. Galway, Ireland; d. 1842; bur. Peter’s Well, co. Galway, Ireland; m. 14 May 1800

89. Mary Browne:

90. John Lane: of Lanespark, co., Tipperary, Ireland

94. Sir Thomas Osborne, 9th Bt.: m. 1816

95. Catherine Rebecca Smith: b. 1796; d. 10 Oct 1856



128. Archibald Cockburn: of Cockpen; m. 17 Aug 1735

[Cockburn 151]

129. Martha Dundas:

130. David Rennie/Rannie: of Melville Castle, Edinburgh

160. Robert Arbuthnot: b. 1728; of Haddo-Rattray, Aberdeen, Scotland; d. 5 Nov 1803 Edinburgh, Scotland; m. 1759

[Arbuthnot 289-298]

161. Mary Urquhart: d. 1818

162. John Alves, M.D.: of Shipland; d. c1788; m. (2nd)

163. Helen Baillie:

164. same as #160

165. same as #161

166. Donald Fraser:

167. Mary Ord:

178. John Browne:

179. Mary Cocks:

190. Maj. Robert Smith: in Royal Marines; d. 2 Jul 1813 Chatham

191. Margaret Ramsay: b. 1766; d. Apr 1839 Newtown, Ireland



258. Robert Dundas: of Arniston; d. 1727

259. Margaret Sinclair:

322. Capt. John Urquhart: of Craigston and Cromarty; d. 1756

323. Jean Urquhart: d. 1757

324. Thomas Alves: of Shipland, Inverness, Scotland

325. Jean Cuthbert:

326. Alexander Baillie:

334. Richard Ord: of the Merkinch, Inverness

356. John Browne, 1st Earl of Altamont:

357. Anne Gore:

382. Rev. James Ramsay: b. 25 Jul 1733 Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland; vicar of Teston and Nettlested, Kent; “by whom the great work of the emancipation of the slaves in the West Indies was originated”; d. 1789; m. 1763

383. Rebecca Akers:



518. Sir Robert Sinclair, 3rd Bt.: of Stevenson; m. (1st) 10 Sep 1663 Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

519. Helen Lindsay:

[Scots Peerage 3:37]

646. William Urquhart: of Meldrum; m. (1st)

647. Mary Forbes:

650. George Cuthbert: of Castlehill

651. Mary Mackintosh: of Blairvie

764. ___ Ramsay: “descended from the Ramsays, of Melrose, in Banffshire

765. ___ [Ogilvie]: “descended…from the Ogilvies, of Purie, in Angus”



1038. John Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford and 1st Earl of Lindsay: d. 1678 Tynninghame

1039. Margaret Hamilton:

1292. John Urquhart: b. 1668; of Meldrum; d. 1726 Aberdeen, Scotland

1293. Jean Campbell:

1294. Sir William Forbes, Bt.: of Monymusk

1300. John Cuthbert: of Castlehill

1301. Jean Hay:



2586. Sir Hugh Campbell: of Cawdor; m. 1662

2587. Henrietta Stewart:

[Scots Peerage 6:321]

2600. George Cuthbert: of Castlehill

2601. Magdalen Fraser:

2602. William Hay, D.D.: b. 17 Feb 1647; of Dalgetty, Bishop of Moray 1688-1707; d. 17 Mar 1707 Castlehill



5174. James Stewart, 4th Earl of Moray: d. 4 Mar 1653; m. (contract 18 Oct 1627)

5175. Margaret Home:

5202. Sir James Fraser of Brae: b. 1610; d. 6 Dec 1649

[Scots Peerage 5:531]

5203. Beatrice Wemyss:



10348. James Stewart, 3rd Earl of Moray: d. 6 Aug 1638 Darnaway; m. (contract) 2 Oct 1607

10349. Anne Gordon:

10404. Simon Fraser, 6th Lord Fraser of Lovat: b. c1570; d. 3 Apr 1633 Bunchrew; m. (2nd) c1595

10405. Jean Stewart:



20696. James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray: d. 1592; m. 1580

20697. Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray: d. 18 Nov 1591

20810. same as #20696

20811. same as #20697



41394. James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray: b. 1531; d. 21 Jan 1569/70 Linlithgow; m. 10 Feb 1561/2 Holyrood

41395. Agnes Keith: d. 16 Jul 1588



82788. James V, King of Scotland:

82789. Margaret Erskine:




Arbuthnot: Mrs. P. S-M. Arbuthnot, Memories of the Arbuthnots of Kincardineshire and Aberdeenshire (London, 1920).

Cockburn: Thomas H. Cockburn-Hood, The House of Cockburn of That Ilk and the Cadets Thereof… (Edinburgh, 1888).




1930 – 51st Ward, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, e.d. 612, sheet 55b

Fulcher, Albert P.        Head   M W 50 M 44 IL Eng Eng  Proprietor Real Estate

___, Mabel C.             Wife    F W 37 M 20   NV Isle of Man VA

___, Jeannie                Dau     F W 9 S           NY CA NV


1901 – St. Stephen’s, Ealing, Middlesex, England, p. 27 (156)

Henry Cockburn         Head   M 42                India Calcutta

Elizabeth G. do           Wife    M 37                Burmah (British Subj.)

Louisa M. G. do          Dau     S 7m                China (do)

Louisa C. Stevenson   M-i-L   W 71   *          Scotland

(1 visitor)

* - “Living on own means”


1900 – Belleville Twp., San Bernardino Co., CA, e.d. 233, sheet 5a

Corkill, Fred                Head   W M Feb 1855 45 M 18 3 3   Eng Eng Eng 1873 27 Na  Mining Foreman

Corkill, Amy               Wife    W F Oct 1859 40 M 18 3 3     CA Ger LA

Corkill, Fred W.          Son      W M Sep 1885 14 S                NV Eng CA

Corkill, Mabel J.          Dau     W F May 1892 8 S                  NV Eng CA

(rest of page boarders of the above)


1871 – Lonan, Isle of Man, p. 27 (81)

William Corkill            Head   M 61    Lead Ore Miner          Isle of Man

Ann Do                       Wife    M 50                                        Do

Isabella L. Do             Dau     U 21                                        Do

Fredrick Do                 Son         16     Lead Ore Washer        Do

Maria L. Do                Dau        13     Scholar                        Do

John J. Do                   Son         11     Do                               Do

Frances Do                  Dau        9       Do                               Do

James A. Do                Son         6       Do                               Do

(1 boarder)


1861 – Lonan, Isle of Man, p. 3 (61)

William Corkill            Head   M 51    Lead Ore Miner          German

Ann Do                       Wife    M 40                                        Lonan

William J. Do              Son      U 20    Lead Ore Miner          Do

Robert Do                   Son      U 19    Do                               Do

Elizabeth Do               Dau     U 17    house Maid                 Do

Isabella Do                  Dau        11     Scholar                        Do

Thomas Do                  Son         10     Do                               Do

Frederic Do                 Son         6       Do                               Do

Mariah Do                   Dau        3                                           Do

John Do                       Son         2                                           Do

Frances Do                  Dau        2mo                                      Do

[1] After developing the Ahnentafel above, I discovered that George Larson had already traced much of the ancestry of #1, starting at