Sir John Erskine of Alva, 3rd Baronet

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John Erskine

Birthplace: Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died
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Son of Sir Charles Erskine, 1st Baronet of Alva and Christian Dundas
Husband of Catherine St Clair
Father of Sir Charles Erskine of Alva, 4th Baronet and Sir Henry Erskine, 5th Baronet of Alva
Brother of Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald; Sir James Erskine of Alva, 2nd Baronet; NN Rosslyn; Catherine Erskine and Mary Erskine

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About Sir John Erskine of Alva, 3rd Baronet

Name: John Erskine Gender: Male Christening Date: 11 Jun 1675 Christening Place: TILLICOULTRY,CLACKMANNAN,SCOTLAND Father's Name: Charles Sir Erskine Mother's Name: Christian Dundasse

Biographical Summary

"Sir John Erskine, Baronet [S. 1666] of Alva, br. and h.,( a ) b. about 1673; suc. to the Baronetcy, 23 July 1693 ; was served heir to his br. 1 May 1694, and to his father, 24 May 1696 ; admitted an Advocate 1700; was M.P. [S.] for Clackmannanshire, 1700-02 ; for Burntisland, 1702-07 (being a supporter of the treaty of the Union [S.]) and was M.P. [G.B.] for the same, 1707-08, and for Clackmannanshire, again, 1713-15. He m. Catharine (b. 14 Jan. 1685), 2d da. of Henry (St. Clair), Lord Sinclair [S,], by Grizel, da. of Sir James Cockburn. He d. in the Isle of Man, owing to a fall from his horse, 12 March 1739, in his 67th year."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 251

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Sir John Erskine of Alva, 3rd Baronet's Timeline

June 1675
Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
March 12, 1739
Age 63
York, England