Person:Dorthea Spotswood (1)

Dorthea Spotswood
d.25 Sep 1773
m. 1724
  1. Anne Catherine Spotswoodabt 1725 - 1801
  2. John M. Spotswood1725 - 1756
  3. Robert Spotswoodest 1726-1735 - 1755
  4. Dorthea Spotswoodabt 1733 - 1773
m. 18 Jun 1747
  1. Martha Dandridge1748 - 1791
  2. Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge1757 - 1831
Facts and Events
Name Dorthea Spotswood
Married Name Dandridge
Gender Female
Birth[2] abt 1733 Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Marriage 18 Jun 1747 Virginiato Capt. Nathaniel West Dandridge
Death[2] 25 Sep 1773
Residence? Hanover County, Virginia
  1.   Roberts, Gary Boyd. Ancestors of American Presidents. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009), 411, Secondary quality.

    3g grandmother of First Lady Edith Bolling Galt Wilson. Descendant of Robert II of Scotland.

  2. 2.0 2.1 My Southern Family, [1], Secondary quality.

    BIRTH: 1733, VA
    DEATH: 25 Sep 1773
    Father: Alexander SPOTTSWOOD Of Virginia
    Mother: Ann Butler BRAYNE

  3.   Campbell, Charles. Genealogy of the Spotswood family in Scotland and Virginia. (Albany: J. Munsell, 1868), Secondary quality.

    - see Transcript:Campbell, Charles. Genealogy of the Spotswood Family in Scotland and Virginia
    p 19 - The children of Alexander Spotswood (governor of Virginia) and Ann Butler, his wife, were: (I) John, (II) Ann Catherine, (III) Dorothea, (IV) Robert.

    p 24 - (III). DOROTHEA Spotswood married Captain Nathaniel West Dandridge of the British navy (son of Captain Wm. Dandridge of Elson Green). (He was lame) .

  4.   Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), 1:58, Secondary quality.

    ... Colonel Spotswood married, in 1724, Ann Butler Brain, daughter of Mr. Richard Brain, of London, and they had two sons, John and Robert Spotswood, and two daughters, Ann Catherine, who married Bernard Moore, and Dorothea, who married Captain Nathaniel West Dandridge. Robert, his youngest son, was slain by the Indians in the French and Indian war. John, the elder son, married, in 1745, Mary, daughter of William Dandridge, and had issue two sons, General Alexander Spotswood and Captain John Spotswood, both of the army of the revolution, and two daughters, Mary and Ann. The descendants of Governor Spotswood are now represented in numerous families of distinction.