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Sir Alexander Stewart (6th Earl of Galloway, 4th Baronet Stewart), 6th Earl of Galloway

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Birthplace: Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
Death: Died in Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Immediate Family:

Son of James Stewart, 5th Earl of Galloway, PC and Lady Catherine Stewart
Husband of Lady Anne Keith; Lady Catherine Stewart, Countess of Galloway and Lady Anne Keith
Father of John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway; Vice Admiral the Hon Keith Stewart, RN; Margaret Stewart; Lady Catherine Stewart; Lady Susannah Leveson-Gower, Marchioness of Stafford and 7 others
Brother of Hon. William Stewart; Margaret Stewart; Lady Euphemia Stewart; Lady Catherine Stewart; Anne Stewart and 4 others
Half brother of William Stuart

Occupation: 6th Earl of Galloway; Lt.-General; Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland
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About Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway

Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway (c. 1694–24 September 1773) was the son of James Stewart, 5th Earl of Galloway by Catherine, daughter of Alexander Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton (c.1660-1729).

In 1719, he married Lady Anne Keith, the youngest daughter of the 9th Earl Marischal and they had one child:

  1. Lady Mary Stewart (d. 1751), who married Kenneth Mackenzie, Lord Fortrose

Lady Anne died in 1728 and Alexander married Lady Catherine Cochrane, the youngest daughter of the John Cochrane, 4th Earl of Dundonald {see Earl of Dundonald}, in 1729. They had seven children:

  1. Lady Susanna Stewart (d. 15 August 1805) She married Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford.
  2. John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway (1736–1806)
  3. Admiral the Honourable Keith Stewart of Glasserton (1739–1795)
  4. James Edward (1743–1812) Marjorie Elizabeth Stewart d.1812
  5. Lady Margaret Stewart (d. 1762)
  6. Lady Charlotte Stewart (d. 1818) married John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore
  7. Lady Catherine Stewart (c. 1750–?)
  8. Lady Harriet Stewart (d. 1788) She married Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton.

Sources

http://thepeerage.com/p10852.htm#i108518

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Alexander Stewart, 6th Earl of Galloway's Timeline

1694
1694
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
1721
1721
Age 27
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1736
March 13, 1736
Age 42
Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
1739
1739
Age 45
1739
Age 45
1742
1742
Age 48
1743
1743
Age 49
1744
1744
Age 50
1773
September 24, 1773
Age 79
Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France