26 February 2012

William Ogilvie served heir to Alexander Ogilvie

On Wednesday the 19th inst. WILLIAM OGILVIE, Esq, late a Clerk in the War Office, who claims the title of Earl of Findlater, was served heir male to ALEXANDER OGILVIE of Boyne, who died in 1604, and to Sir PATRICK OGILVIE of Boyne, who died in 1713, by a unanimous verdict of a very respectable Jury, before the Sheriff of Banffshire.  One witness was examined, who is in the 103d year of his age.  It is understood, that WALTER OGILVIE of Boyne, who died about the year 1560, the father of the above ALEXANDER, was the second son of the family of Findlater and Deskford.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 26th February, 1812.

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