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Caroline Emilia Mary Gordon, ??-1909

Nationality: British
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Date of Death: 1909.01.29
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Caroline Emilia Mary Herschel was the daughter of Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt. She married General Hon. Sir Alexander Hamilton-Gordon, son of 4th Earl of Aberdeen, on 9 December 1852. They had ten children.

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She may have been acquainted with JW about 1874.

Bibliography:

Mosley, Charles, ed., Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, Switzerland, 1999, p. 10; http://www.thepeerage.com (accessed 2004.06).