John Irvine, 1st of Artamford was born Scotland, United Kingdom to Alexander Irvine, 8th of Drum (-1603) and Elizabeth Keith (-c1586) and died circa 1636 of unspecified causes. He married Beatrix Irvine .in
|Offspring of James or John Irvine of Artamford and Beatrix Irvine|
|James Irvine, 2nd of Artamford (-1672)||Anna Keith (-)|
Elder brother was Alexander, 9th Baron of Drum.
He "received from his eldest brother, with consent of his father, a charter, dated 25th February, 1598, of the lands of Artamford, Shevadoe, etc., in the barony of Fedderet. He married Beatrix, daughter of John Irvine of Lumphanan and Pitmurchie, and by her had eight sons, the eldest of whom, John Irvine, got the lands of Pitmurchie and Midmar (or Ballogie), also lands in Lumphanan...."