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John Douglas-Hamilton, 3rd Earl of Selkirk, 1st Earl of Ruglen

 

John (3rd Earl of Selkirk) Douglas-Hamilton was born 1665, and died 3 DEC 1744. He married Anne (of Cassillis) Kennedy BEF. 26 JUN 1694, daughter of John (7th Earl of Cassillis) Kennedy and Susan (of Hamilton) Hamilton. He married Elizabeth (of Owthorpe) Hutchinson 1701, daughter of Charles (of Owthorpe MP) Hutchinson.

 

John who already held the title of Earl of Ruglen, saw his only son predecease him and so on his own death the title of Selkirk went to a Dunbar Hamilton, the grandson of Basil Hamilton a younger brother of the 2nd and 3rd Earls. (The title of Ruglen, governed by completely different rules passed to John's daughter Anne Hamilton and thus pursued a separate history.)


Children of John, 3rd Earl of Selkirk and Anne (of Cassillis) Kennedy are:
  i. William (Lord Daer) Hamilton was born 1696, and died 20 FEB 1741/42 in unmarried.
  ii. Anne (Countess Ruglen) Hamilton was born 5 APR 1698, and died 21 APR 1748. She married William (2nd Earl March) Douglas, son of William (1st Earl of March) Douglas and Jane (of Tweedale) Hay. He died 7 MAR 1730/31. She married Anthony Sawyer 2 JAN 1746/47.
  iii. Susan (of Selkirk) Hamilton died 8 FEB 1763. She married John (8th Earl of Cassillis) Kennedy 1738, son of John Lord Kennedy and Elizabeth (of Owthorpe) Hutchinson. He died 8 AUG 1759 in dsp.


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