Alexander Melville, 5th Earl of Leven

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Alexander Leslie Melville

Birthdate: (59)
Death: September 2, 1754 (59)
Balcarres, Kilconquhar, Fife, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of David Melville, 3rd Earl of Leven and Anne Wemyss
Husband of Mary Melville and Elizabeth Melville
Father of David Leslie Melville, 6th Earl of Leven; George Leslie Melville; Anne Melville; Maj.-Gen. Hon. Alexander Leslie; Erskine Leslie Melville and 3 others
Brother of George Leslie, Lord Balgonie and Raith; Lady Mary Leslie; David Melville; Margaret Leslie Melville and James Leslie

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About Alexander Melville, 5th Earl of Leven Page 368

“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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Alexander Melville, 5th Earl of Leven's Timeline

May 28, 1695
May 4, 1722
Age 26
Leven, Fife, UK
Age 33
Raith, Fife, UK
February 27, 1730
Age 34
Raith, Fife, UK
Age 35
Raith, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 36
Age 37
Age 40