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Alexander (1st Viscount of Kingston) Seton[1]

Male 1620 - 1691  (71 years)


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  • Name Alexander (1st Viscount of Kingston) Seton 
    Born 13 Mar 1619/20 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1691 
    Buried 25 Oct 1691  Whittingehame, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I61893  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father George (3rd Earl of Winton) Seton,   b. Dec 1584,   d. Dec 1650  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Anne (of Erroll) Hay,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Apr 1609 
    Family ID F23703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jean (of Inverpeffer) Fletcher,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Hon Elizabeth Seton,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jean (of Kingston) Seton,   b. 24 Apr 1651,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ann Seton,   b. 24 Apr 1651, Seton House Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F27711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth (of Belhaven & Stenton) Hamilton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F27712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Douglas,   b. 30 May 1632, Stoneypath Tower, Garvald Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1668, Whittingehame, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 30 May 1632  Stoneypath Tower, Garvald, East Lothian Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Archibald (2nd Viscount of Kingston) Seton,   b. 5 Oct 1661,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hon Elizabeth Seton,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James (3rd Viscount of Kingston) Seton,   b. 29 Jan 1666/67,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F27713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Margaret (of Angus) Douglas,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Aug 1686 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F27714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a Cavalier, was the first dignity Charles II conferred as King, when age of twelve he received his knighthood.

      Lord Kingston married four times.
      Firstly to Jean Fletcher (d.August 1651),
      secondly Elizabeth Douglas
      Following the death of Margaret Douglas (sic), Kingston married Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of John Hamilton, 1st Lord Belhaven and Stenton. Following her death he married fourthly, Lady Margaret Douglas, daughter of Archibald Douglas, 1st Earl of Ormond. He had no issue by his last two wives.

      His children by Elizabth Douglas:
      Charles Seton, Master of Kingston (1653-1682)
      George Seton (1654-1678)
      Alexander Seton (1655-1676)
      Archibald Seton, 2nd Viscount of Kingston
      Arthur Seton (1665-1691), died two days after his father.
      John Seton (1666-1674)
      James Seton, 3rd Viscount of Kingston
      Isobel Seton (1656-1674)
      Barbara Seton (1659-1679)
      Elizabeth Seton (b.1668), married in 1695 to William Hay of Duns and Drumelzier

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.