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SETON, Alexander 2nd of Meldrum
(About 1438-)
SUTHERLAND, Muriel
(About 1437-)
LESLIE, Alexander of Wardis
(About 1445-1500)
LAUDER, Isabella heiress of Balcomie, Fife
(About 1445-)
SETON, William 3rd of Meldrum
(About 1458-)
LESLIE, Elizabeth
(About 1464-)
SETON, Alexander 4th of Meldrum
(About 1488-About 1527)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. GORDON, Daughter

2. LEITH, Janet co-heiress of Barnes
3. GRAY, Agnes

SETON, Alexander 4th of Meldrum 4

  • Born: About 1488
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, Daughter 1
  • Marriage (2): LEITH, Janet co-heiress of Barnes about 1522 1 2
  • Marriage (3): GRAY, Agnes 3
  • Died: About 1527 1

   Cause of his death was killed by Master of Forbes.

   User ID: Z463.


Alexander married Daughter GORDON, daughter of Patrick GORDON of Methlick and Haddo and Marion OGILVY.1 (Daughter GORDON was born about 1490.)


  Marriage Notes:

"IV. - Alexander Seton 4th of Meldrum (p. 137), son of William, was, in 1512, served heir to his grandfather in the Lordship of Meldrum. He was killed at Aberdeen in 1527. He married - 1st Agnes, daughter of Patrick Gordon of Haddo, ancestor of the Earls of Aberdeen, and had by her two sons, William of Meldrum and Alexander of Mounie. By his second wife, Janet, daughter and co-heiress of George Leith of Barnes he had John Seton of Disblair (Blair), who got a charter, in 1526, of the lands of Auchleven (whence he began the house later known as Licklyhead), Drumrossy, and others, inheriting also Blair (Disblair) from his mother."

from The Seton Family 1

Alexander next married Janet LEITH co-heiress of Barnes, daughter of George LEITH 5th of Barnes and Unknown, about 1522.1 2 (Janet LEITH co-heiress of Barnes was born about 1502.)


  Marriage Notes:

"IV. - Alexander Seton 4th of Meldrum (p. 137), son of William, was, in 1512, served heir to his grandfather in the Lordship of Meldrum. He was killed at Aberdeen in 1527. He married - 1st Agnes, daughter of Patrick Gordon of Haddo, ancestor of the Earls of Aberdeen, and had by her two sons, William of Meldrum and Alexander of Mounie. By his second wife, Janet, daughter and co-heiress of George Leith of Barnes he had John Seton of Disblair (Blair), who got a charter, in 1526, of the lands of Auchleven (whence he began the house later known as Licklyhead), Drumrossy, and others, inheriting also Blair (Disblair) from his mother."

from The Seton Family 1

Alexander next married Agnes GRAY, daughter of James GRAY of Schivas and Catherine MENZIES.3 (Agnes GRAY was born about 1523.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Mr. John Forbes married Agnes Gray, daughter to the Laird Boyndlie, of Muchel, and relict of the Laird of Meldrum"

from Family of Forbes 3

Sources


1 Internet Site, http://www2.thesetonfamily.com:8080/cadets/The_Setons_of_Meldrum.htm The Setons of Meldrum.

2 e-books, The House of Gordon vol. 1 ed. John Malcolm Bulloch (1903) Abergeldie by J.M.Bulloch.

3 e-books, Genealogy of the Family of Forbes from the account of Mathew Lumsden.

4 e-books, Historical Records of the Family of Leslie 1067-1869 by Col. Leslie of Balquhain (1869).

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