Major-General John Scott, of Balcomie

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Major-General John Scott, of Balcomie

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Balcomie, Fife, Scotland
Death: December 7, 1775 (50)
London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of James David Scott and Lucy Scott
Husband of Margaret Scott and Margaret Scott
Ex-husband of Mary Hay
Father of Lucy Stuart; Henrietta, Duchess of Portland and Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning
Brother of Elizabeth Scott; (No Name) and John Scott
Half brother of Dunlap Scott; James Scott; William Moses Scott; Elizabeth Scott; Letitia Carruth and 3 others

Occupation: M.P. for Caithness
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About Major-General John Scott, of Balcomie

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"John Scott of Balcomie (bapt. 1725, died 1775) was a Scottish politician and general. He became the MP for Caithness, Scotland in 1754. In 1772 he purchased Denmylne Castle in Fife...

...He married Margaret, daughter of Robert Dundas, of Arniston, the younger. They had three daughters:

  • Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning;
  • Henrietta, who married William Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland;
  • Lucy, who married Francis Stuart, 10th Earl of Moray.

...In 1770, he married again, to Lady Mary Hay, daughter of the Earl of Errol, then 16 years old; they divorced in 1771."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Scott (British Army officer)', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 2 April 2012, 21:42 UTC, <> [accessed 21 August 2012]

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Major-General John Scott, of Balcomie's Timeline

Balcomie, Fife, Scotland
February 13, 1774
Age 49
Edinburgh, Scotland
March 28, 1775
Age 50
Crail, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
December 7, 1775
Age 50
London, England
March 15, 1776
Age 50