Frances Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne

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Frances Dora Smith, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Blendon Hall, Kent, England
Death: Died in 19 Han's Place, Chelsea, London, England
Place of Burial: Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Oswald Smith and Henrietta Mildred Smith
Wife of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Mother of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne; Lady Mildred Marion Bowes-Lyon; Kenneth Bowes-Lyon; Lady Constance Frances Blackburn; Maud Agnes Bowes-Lyon and 10 others
Sister of Oswald Augustus Smith, Jr.; Isabella Mary Hodgson-Cadogan; Eric Carrington Smith and Marion Henrietta Streatfeild

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About Frances Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne

"Frances Dora Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (née Smith; 29 July 1832 – 5 February 1922) was a British noblewoman. She was the paternal grandmother of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and thus a great-grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II."

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Bowes-Lyon,_Countess_of_Strathmore_and_Kinghorne

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24493981

http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=15399

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I100081&tree=Nixon

http://thepeerage.com/p10083.htm#i100830

http://www.thetaggarts.net/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I4406&tree=Taggart

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Citations / Sources:

[S1221] Michael Ashworth, "re: Palmer Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 18 December 2004 - 3 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Palmer Family."


Biography She is a maternal great grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Her father was Oswald Smith, of Blendon Hall (7 July 1794 – 18 June 1863), and her mother was Henrietta Mildred Hodgson (c. 1805–1891). Her paternal grandparents were George Smith and wife Frances Mary Mosley, daughter of Sir John Parker Mosley, 1st Baronet, and wife Elizabeth Bayley, granddaughter of Nicholas Mosley and wife Elizabeth Parker, and sister of Sir Oswald Mosley, 2nd Baronet, great-great-grandfather of Oswald Mosley. On 28 September 1853, she married Claude Bowes-Lyon. He became the 13th holder of the Earldom of Strathmore and Kinghorne following the death of his brother Thomas in 1865. Frances then assumed the title and style of Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Together the couple had 11 children.

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Frances Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne's Timeline

1832
July 29, 1832
Blendon Hall, Kent, England
1855
March 14, 1855
Age 22
Lowndes Square, Belgravia, London, England
1856
February 23, 1856
Age 23
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, Great Britain
1858
August 4, 1858
Age 26
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland,
1860
August 15, 1860
Age 28
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, Great Britain
1863
March 5, 1863
Age 30
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, Great Britain
1865
October 8, 1865
Age 33
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, Great Britain
1867
April 26, 1867
Age 34
Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, Great Britain
1868
October 6, 1868
Age 36