Sir William Maxwell of Calderwood, 7th Baronet

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William Maxwell, of Calderwood, 7th Baronet

Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Maxwell, of Leith and Mary Clerk
Husband of Isabella Wilson
Father of Sir William Alexander Maxwell of Calderwood, 8th Baronet and Sir Hugh Bates Maxwell of Calderwood, 9th Baronet

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir William Maxwell of Calderwood, 7th Baronet

Biographical Summary

"Sir William Maxwell, Baronet [S 1627] of Calderwood, cousin and heir, being son and heir of Alexander Maxwell of Leith, merchant, by Mary, daughter of Hugh Clerk, of Edinburgh, merchant, which Alexander was 3rd and youngest son of the 4th Baronet. He was born 4 December 1754; was an officer in the army; served in the American War; was taken prisoner at Saratoga, 1777, and at Yorktown, 1781, becoming a full General 1812. He succeeded to the Baronetcy 12 August 1829. He married 2 July 1792, Isabella, daughter and heir of Henry Wilson, of Newbottle, co Durham. She died 1 October 1829. He died 16 March 1837, at Edinburgh, aged 82."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1900; Vol. II; page 321

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Sir William Maxwell of Calderwood, 7th Baronet's Timeline

December 4, 1754
April 30, 1793
Age 38
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
February 14, 1797
Age 42
Parkhill, Stirling, Scotland
March 16, 1837
Age 82
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland