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Francis William Ogilvy-Grant (Ogilvie-Grant), 6th Earl of Seafield

Nicknames: "Francis William Ogilvie-Grant"
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Birthplace: Cromdale, Highland, UK
Death: Died in Cullen, Banffshire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet of Colquhoun and Jean Grant
Husband of Mary Anne Ogilvy-Grant, Countess of Seafield and Louisa Emma Loftus
Father of Jane Walker, Lady; John C. Ogilvy-Grant, 7th Earl of Seafield; James Ogilvy-Grant, 9th Earl of Seafield; Seafield ISSUE and George Henry Essex Ogilvie-Grant
Brother of Lewis Alexander Ogilvy-Grant, 5th Earl of Seafield and 12 OTHER ISSUE

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About Francis William Ogilvy-Grant (Ogilvie-Grant), 6th Earl of Seafield

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Francis William Ogilvy-Grant, 6th Earl of Seafield (6 March 1778 – 30 July 1853), known as Francis William Ogilvy-Grant until 1840, was a Scottish nobleman and Member of Parliament.

Seafield was the son of Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet, and Jane Duff. He achieved the rank of Colonel in the army. In 1802 he was elected to the House of Commons for Elgin Burghs, a seat he held until 1806, and then represented Inverness Burghs from 1806 to 1807, Elginshire from 1807 to 1832 and Elginshire and Nairnshire from 1832 to 1840. In 1840 he succeeded his elder brother as sixth Earl of Seafield, and sat in the House of Lords as a Scottish Representative Peer from 1841 until his death in 1853. Apart from his political career he also served as Lord Lieutenant of Inverness-shire from 1809 to 1853.

Lord Seafield was married twice. He married firstly Mary Anne Dunn, daughter of John Dunn, in 1811. They had five children. After his first wife's death in 1840 he married secondly Louisa Emma, daughter of Robert George Maunsell, in 1843. He died in July 1853, aged 75, and was succeeded by his son from his first marriage, John Charles Ogilvy-Grant."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Francis Ogilvy-Grant, 6th Earl of Seafield', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 30 May 2012, 21:36 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Francis_Ogilvy-Grant,_6th_Earl_of_Seafield&oldid=495197536> [accessed 4 December 2012]

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Francis William Ogilvy-Grant, 6th Earl of Seafield's Timeline

1778
March 6, 1778
Cromdale, Highland, UK
1811
1811
Age 32
1813
September 8, 1813
Age 35
Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1815
September 4, 1815
Age 37
1817
December 27, 1817
Age 39
1825
February 13, 1825
Age 46
1853
July 30, 1853
Age 75
Cullen, Banffshire, UK
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