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John Douglas Edward Henry Campbell, 7th Duke of Argyll, FRS, FRSE

John Douglas Edward Henry Campbell, 7th Duke of Argyll, FRS, FRSE


Born: 21 Dec 1777

Married: (1)

3 Aug 1802 Elizabeth Campbell (dsp. 9 Aug 1818), 1st dau. of William Campbell of Fairfield, co. Ayr, by his first wife Sarah Cunningham, of Cambridge, New England, USA

Married: (2)

17 Apr 1820 Joan Glassel (d. 22 Jan 1828), only dau. and hrss. of John Glassel, of Long Niddry, East Lothian, by his wife Helen Buchan, dau. of John Buchan of Letham

Children by second wife:

1. John Henry Campbell (b. 11 Jan 1821;  dvp. 27 May 1837)

2. Lord George Douglas Campbell, later 8th Duke of Argyll

1. Lady Emma Augusta Campbell (b. 12 Mar 1825; d. 30 May 1893), married: 26 Aug 1870 as his third wife Rt Hon Sir John McNeill of Colonsay GCB (d. 17 May 1883)

2. Elizabeth Campbell (b. 8 Jan 1828; dvp. 19 Feb 1828)

Married: (3)

8 Jan 1831 Anne Colquhoun Monteath (b. 1801; widow of Dr George Cunningham Monteath, of Glasgow; dsp. 25 Feb 1874), 1st dau. of John Cuninghame of Craigends, by his wife Margaret Cuninghame-Fairlie, 1st dau. of Sir William Cuninghame-Fairlie of Robertland, 6th Bt.

Succeeded by: son by second wife George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (S), 1st Duke of Argyll (UK)

Died: 25 Apr 1847

Note: Member of Parliament (Whig) for Argyll 1799-1822; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland 1841-46.


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