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6. Alexander Spotswood, born 2 Jun 1788 at “Pleasant Grove,” Prince Edward Co., VA, died 6 Jan 1854 at age 65 at Aspenwall, Charlotte Co., VA; married Paulina Cabell 10 Feb 1814, born 1794, died 11 Nov 1833. Alexander Spotswood inherited half of Saura Town lands, which he sold to his brother-in-law, George Winston; was a very scholarly gentleman with large library, a poor business manager, died destitute at home of his son Dr. Patrick Henry, and was buried at Red Hill.
a. George Lafayette, b. 1814 in Bedford Co., VA, married Margaretta Mason of Campbell Co., VA, children, died 1884, age 68, West Virginia, served in Confederate army, buried in Donlan cemetery, Dawson, West Virginia.
b. Laura Sade, b. 1817, died 1831, age 14, Campbell Co., VA.
c. Dr. Patrick, b. 1818, married Clara Yancey, no children, helped raise Patrick Henry Scott’s children, died 1891, age 72, Clover, Halifax Co., VA.
d. Alexander Spotswood Jr., b. 1820, died 1828, age 8.
e. Sarah Winston, b. 1822, married first cousin, Dr. George C. Carrington, children, died 1906, age 83, at Accokeek, Maryland, buried St. John’s Episcopal Church, Halifax, VA.
f. John Robert Lewis, b. 1823, married Frances Edwards, children, teacher, died 1903, age 80 at Elliston, VA, buried at Elliston.
g. Paulina, b. 1824, married 1857 Bartlett Jones, he died next year in Pittsylvania Co., VA, one child; died after 1884.
h. Marion Fontaine Cabell, b. 1826, married Samuel Tyree of Lynchburg, VA, edited “Housekeeping in Old Virginia”, died 1912, age 85, Lynchburg, buried at Presbyterian cemetery, Lynchburg, VA.
i. Alexander Spotswood III, b. 1828, died 1830, age 2.
j. William Lewis Cabell, b. 1830, unmarried, lived with Dr. Patrick Henry, died 1855, age 25, at Aspenwall, Charlotte Co., VA.
k. Alice Winston, b. 1831, no further information.
l. Marie Antionette, b. 1832, first school teacher in Big Lick (present-day Roanoke), married 1872 to Andrew Hamrick, no children, died 1900, age 68, at Elliston, VA, buried in City Cemetery, Roanoke, VA..