Grierson, *'''(5) John Grierson,''' born before 1601, Lag, Dumfries-shire, Scotland; died before 1638; John Grier, of the Estate of Capenoch, Dumfries, Scotland. Signs himself "Master of Capenoch." ("Printed Pedigree Chart of 1888," as seen in Edinburgh, Scotland & a copy made from this same chart as obtained from Lois Temple.) John Grierson hailed from Capenoch. He left a son and a daughter. He witnessed a charter on May 9th, 1621, thus should have been born earlier than 1601." (William N. Greer, Illinois.) *''(John Grierson, 2nd Son, was of Capenoch failed to produce a male heir so upon his death (before 1638) the estate was inherited by his brother James Grierson or Grier or Greer, (Sir) William Grierson's fourth son. On June 22nd, 1655, James Grierson, or Grier was succeeded by his eldest son, John Grierson or Grier who acquired more property as the years advanced. Eventually John Grierson, aka Grier, was himself succeeded on December 2nd, 1687 by James Grierson or Grier, the only one of his ten sons to survive childhood. When this James Grierson or Grier died in December, 1717, he was not survived by a male heir & the Estate of Capenoch passed out of Greer hands.) Notes by William N. Greer''