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Posted on 01/20/2014


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susan countess of cassillis

susan countess of cassillis
Holyrood Abbey and Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland

"In memory of Susan countess of Cassillis, widow of the 8th Earl and youngest daughter of John Earl of Selkirk and Ruglen, who died at Barnton 1763 8 Feb"

Susan Hamilton was born 1 November 1699 to John Hamilton, 1st Earl of Ruglen, later 3rd Earl of Selkirk and Lady Anne Kennedy.
At the time of her marriage in Oct 1738 she was worth £8000. She married John Kennedy, 8th Earl of Cassillis.
She died at Barnton, Midlothian 8 Feb 1763 aged 63 without issue.

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