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  • ID: I127
  • Name: Alexander Russell
  • Suffix: 1st of Aden
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1768
  • Death: JAN 1829
  • Residence: Aden, Aberdeenshire
  • PCTS: {Portrait of him age 35 (1803) in possession of Alec and Sophie Russell (2001).}
  • Note: 1 2

    Had six sons and 2 daughters, plus at least 2 died young.
    ?Flash Alec?
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    Was described as Alexander Russell of Moncoffer until a law suit with the Fergusons established the Russell?s right to be ?of Aden?.
    Was described as Alexander Russell of Moncoffer on the memorial he erected at Lonmay to his wife?s family.
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    ?A curious echo of the note of dismay which Captain Byron [the poet?s father] struck among the Aberdeenshire gentry has come down to us in the shape of a diary kept by Alexander Russell, Mrs. Byron?s cousin, the son of the Co-Commissioner on her estates. [The Co-Commissioner was Alexander who married Eliza Innes.]
    (Scottish Notes and Queries, ser.2 v.1 1899-1900, page 82.)
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    They [the Byron?s?] were visited at Gight in September by Alexander Russell, Mrs. Byron's cousin, son of the commissioner of her estates. The young cousin, then only seventeen, was at once attracted by the suave and experienced Captain of the Guards and a little scandalized by the French ...
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  • Change Date: 24 DEC 2009



    Father: Alexander Russell b: 1723
    Mother: Eliza Innes

    Marriage 1 Margaret ?Peggy? Cumine b: 25 JAN 1769
    • Married: 1792 in Kininmonth, Aberdeenshire 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Russell b: 1 MAR 1793
    2. Has No Children Alexander Russell b: 20 MAR 1794
    3. Has No Children Eliza Russell b: 12 MAY 1795
    4. Has No Children Margaret Russell b: 11 JUL 1796
    5. Has Children James Russell b: 6 OCT 1797
    6. Has No Children George Russell b: 17 SEP 1798 in Kininmonth
    7. Has No Children Charles Russell b: 3 NOV 1799
    8. Has No Children Thomas Russell b: 23 OCT 1800
    9. Has No Children Catharine Russell b: 28 JAN 1802
    10. Has No Children Mary Russell b: 24 OCT 1803
    11. Has No Children William Russell b: 14 JAN 1805 in Aden, Aberdeenshire
    12. Has Children Peter Russell b: 1811

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Burke?s Landed Gentry Scotland
      Date: 2001
      Title: Burke?s Landed Gentry Scotland Online
      URL: www.burkes-peerage.net
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Byron: a biography, Volume 1
      Author: Leslie Alexis Marchand
      Date: 1957
    3. Text: LDS AF
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