Alexander Stewart, 3rd Earl of Galloway

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Alexander Stewart

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland
Death: circa September 1690 (43-51)
Dumfreies-shire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Galloway and Nicola Grierson
Husband of Lady Mary Douglas
Father of Henrietta Glencairn; Brig.-Gen. John Stewart; James Stewart, 5th Earl of Galloway, PC; Andrew Stewart; Alexander Stewart and 3 others
Brother of Isabella or Grisel Gordon, Lady; Hon. William Stewart of Castle Stewart and Hon. Robert Stewart of Ravenstone

Occupation: 3rd Earl of Galloway
Managed by: Erskine Stuart Richard Guinness
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About Alexander Stewart, 3rd Earl of Galloway

He is my 7th great-grandfather.

Alexander "3rd Earl of Galloway, Lord Garlies" Stewart

Born 1643 in Drumlanrig, Dumfries-shire, Scotland

Ancestors ancestors

Son of James Stewart and Nicola (Grierson) Stewart

Brother of Hugh Stewart [half], Grizel (Stewart) Gordon, William Stewart and John Stewart [half] Husband of Mary (Douglas) Stewart — married 1682 [location unknown]

Descendants descendants

Father of John Stewart, Margaret (Stewart) Clerk, Alexander Stewart, James Stewart and Henrietta (Stewart) Cunningham

Died Sep 1690 in Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland


Alexander was responsible for restoring the family fortunes after the Civil War.

3rd Earl of Galloway Jun 1671


   Johnston, W. & A.K. (1906). The heraldry of the Stewarts, with notes on all the males of the family, descriptions of the arms, plates and pedigrees. p. 70. Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston.
   The Scots Peerage, vol. 4, Balfour Paul, J. (1907), (Edinburgh: David Douglas), pp. 161, 162-163. 

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Alexander Stewart, 3rd Earl of Galloway's Timeline

Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland
Age 29
Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 29
February 16, 1673
Age 30
Campbelltown, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 31
April 26, 1675
Age 32
Ballymena, Antrum, Ireland
September 1690
Age 47
Dumfreies-shire, Scotland