John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

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John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

Birthplace: Montrose, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in New Montrose, Forfar, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Graham, Lord Graham; Robert Graham; Margaret Fleming and Margaret Graham
Husband of Jean Drummond
Father of Robert Graham of Scotston; Sir William Graham of Braco, 1st Baronet; John Graham, 4th Earl of Montrose; Lilias Graham, Countess of Wigton and John Graham, " 4th Earl, Duke of Montrose "
Half brother of Elizabeth Stewart; Janet Stewart; John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl and Mary Stewart

Occupation: Third Earl of Montrose, 5th Lord Fleming
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About John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

Biographical Summary

"John, third Earl of Montrose, whose prominence in the family history is next to his grandson, the great Marquess...

...He died at his place of New Montrose 9 November 1608, at the age of sixty-one, and, presumably in virtue of his eminence as a statesman, was accorded burial in the Church of St Giles, Edinburgh...

...He married, in his sixteenth year (contract 24 August 1563), his second cousin Jean, eldest daughter of David, Lord Drummond, the discharge for her tocher of 6000 merks being granted by his grandfather the second Earl. The Countess died in 1595, and was buried at Aberuthven."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VI, page 231-239

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John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose's Timeline

Montrose, Lanarkshire, Scotland
August 24, 1563
Age 16
Montrose, Angus, Scotland
Age 22
Kincardene, Blackford, Scotland
Age 26
Age 26
Kincardine, Blackford, Perth, Scotland
Age 28
Montrose, Lanarkshire, , Scotland
November 9, 1608
Age 61
New Montrose, Forfar, Scotland