Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway

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Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway (c. 1694–24 September 1773) was a Scottish aristocrat.

Early life[edit]

Alexander was the son of James Stewart, 5th Earl of Galloway by Catherine, daughter of Alexander Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton (c.1660-1729).[1]

Personal life[edit]

In 1719, he married Lady Anne Keith, the youngest daughter of the 9th Earl Marischal and they had one child:

Lady Anne died in 1728 and Alexander married Lady Catherine Cochrane, the youngest daughter of the John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald {see Earl of Dundonald}, in 1729. They had eight children:

Lord Galloway died on 24 September 1773 and was succeeded by his eldest son who became the 7th Earl of Galloway.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Galloway, Earl of (S, 1623)". www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk. Heraldic Media Limited. Retrieved 14 February 2017.

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Masonic offices
Preceded by
Lord Aberdour
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1757–1759
Succeeded by
The Earl of Leven
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
James Stewart
Earl of Galloway Succeeded by
John Stewart