Alexander Melville (1695 - 1754)

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“VII. Alexander, seventh Earl of Leven and fourth Earl of Melville, who was a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 1719, and was appointed one of the Lords of Session 11th July 1734. He was elected one of the Representative Peers of Scotland in 1747. He married, first, in 1721, Mary, eldest daughter of the Honourable Colonel John Erskine of Carnock, son of David, Lord Cardross, by whom he had-

“ I. David, his successor.

“He married, secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of David Monypenny of Pitmilly, and had issue-

“ I. Alexander, a lieutenant-general in the army. He married a daughter of Walter Tulideph of Tulideph, and had a daughter, Mary-Anne, married, 15th June 1787, to John Rutherford of Edgarstown. “ II. Lady Anne, married to George, second Earl of Northesk. “ III. Lady Elizabeth, married to John, second Earl of Hopetoun. “ IV. Lady Mary, married to James Walker of Innerdovat.

“Alexander, seventh Earl of Leven and fourth Earl of Melville, died 2d September 1754, and was succeeded by his eldest son"

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