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Jacob [née Kennedy-Erskine], Violet Augusta Mary Fredericalocked

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Jacob [née Kennedy-Erskine], Violet Augusta Mary Frederica (1863–1946), writer, was born on 1 September 1863 at the House of Dun, near Montrose in Angus (Forfarshire), on the east coast of Scotland. She was the eldest of the three surviving children of William Henry Kennedy-Erskine (1828–1870)...

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