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Seton, Alexander (1814–1852), army officer

E. I. Carlyle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Seton, Alexander (1814–1852), army officer, born at Mounie in Aberdeenshire on 4 October 1814, was the second but eldest surviving son of Alexander Seton of Mounie and Janet Skene, his wife, daughter of Skene Ogilvy, minister of Old Machar, Aberdeenshire. He was descended from ...

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