HESSE - DARMSTADT

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 1998.

Louis II , Grand Duke  of Hesse

Louis II , Grand Duke  of Hesse , d. 1848; m. Princess Wilhelmina of Baden .  Louis also held the title of Grand Duke of Hesse and the Rhine .  Louis II & Princess Wilhelmina had three (3) children:

1.     Louis III , d. 1877
2.    
Marie , m. Alexander   II , Czar of Russia , d. 1881.
3.    
Alexander , d. 1888

Louis III, Grand Duke  of Hesse

1.  Louis III, Grand Duke  of Hesse, son of Louis II, Grand Duke  of Hesse, d. 1887.  Louis III had:

1.1.  Louis IV, Grand Duke  of Hesse

Marie of Hesse-Darmstadt

2.  Marie of Hesse-Darmstadt, daughter of Louis II, Grand Duke  of Hesse & Princess Wilhelmina of Baden , b. 1824; d. 1880; m. 1840 to Alexander II Nicholoevich  Romanov, Tsar of Russia

Czar & Marie had eight (8) children:  

2.1. Alexandra Alexandrovna Romanov
2.2.
Nicholas Alexandrovich  Romanov
2.3. 
Alexander III Alexandrovich  Romanov, Tsar of Russia
2.4.
Vladimir Romanov , Grand Duke
2.5.
Alexis Romanov, Grand Duke
2.6.  
Marie Alexandrovna  Romanov, Grand Duchess
2.7.
Serge Alexandrovich  Romanov, Grand Duke
2.8.
Paul Alexandrovich  Romanov, Grand Duke

Alexander

3.  Alexander, son of Louis  II, Grand Duke  of Hesse , d. 1888; m. Julie Von Hauke , Princess of Battenberg .  Alexander & Julie (Von Hauke) of Hess  had two (2) children:

3.1.  Louis, Marquis of Milford  Haven , d. 1921
3.2.  Henry, Prince of Battenberg
, d. 1896; m. Beatrice , daughter of Victoria  Queen of Englan d , d. 1944.  For Further Information See House of Hanover.

Louis IV, Grand Duke  of Hesse

1.1.  Louis IV, Grand Duke  of Hesse, son of Louis III, Grand Duke  of Hesse , d. 1892; m. Alice Maude Mary , daughter of Victoria, Queen  of England , d. 1878.  Louis IV & Alice Maude Mary had five (5) children:

1.1.1.  Ernest, Grand Duke  of Hesse , d. 1937; m 1st Victoria Melita , daughter of Alfred Duke of Edinburgh ; div. 1902; m 2nd Eleanor of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich .
1.1.2.  Irene Hess
1.1.3.  Elizabeth Hess .
1.1.4.  Alexandra .
1.1.5.  Victoria Alice , d. 1950 ; m. Louis, Marquis of Milford  Haven , son of Alexander  & Julie Von Hauke , Princess of Battenberg , d. 1921.