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Alexander Stewart (1676 - 1742)

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Alexander "4th Laird of Ledcriech and Stroslany" Stewart
Born in Ledcreich, Balquhidder, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Perthshire, Scotlandmap
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Died in Perthshire, Scotlandmap
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4th Laird of Ledcriech and Stroslany

Alexander Stewart, born 1676 was the 4th Laird of Ledcreich and Stronslany. He was the only son of General Patrick Stewart and Margaret Buchanan. He was born about 1676 at Ledcreich, Balquhidder, Perthshire, Scotland.[1][2]

Alexander married Catherine Stewart in Glenogle. They had five children:

  • Patrick STEWART, 5th of Ledcreich and Stronslany, b. 7 FEB 1697, along with his brother William, and six Argyllshire gentlemen (land owners), together with three hundred other Highlanders (commoners) immigrated in 1739 to Cape Fear, North Carolina.
  • Lieut. John Stewart, 6th of Ledcreich and Stronslany, b abt 1700
  • Robert STEWART, 7th of Ledcreich and Stronslany, b: ABT 1704
  • Alexander STEWART, b: 11 SEP 1707 in Ledcreich (Auchnahard?), d. y.
  • William STEWART. b. ABT 1711, immigrated with his brother Patrick from Perthshire, Scotland as a widower with several children to North Carolina in 1739. He settled in Bladen County, North Carolina on the Cape Fear River.


  • ""Americans of Royal Descent: Collection of Genealogies Showing the Lineal Descent from Kings of Some American Families ..."(Google eBook). Charles H. Browning
  • "The Invincible".pdf, (Some Stories of Colonial Families, Stuart/Stewart of South Carolina), A Magazine of History, vol- I, APRIL, I9I3 No. 2;Google digitized book, p 5-55. p 53 written by Morgan Brown.

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On 23 Aug 2011 at 20:52 GMT Cody Coggins wrote:

Father of Patrick Steward [Steward-43]

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