Person:Nathaniel Dandridge (1)

Capt. Nathaniel West Dandridge
m. 17 March 1719
  1. Martha Dandridge1721 - 1747
  2. Mary West Dandridge1725 - 1798
  3. William Dandridge1727 -
  4. Capt. Nathaniel West Dandridge1729 - 1786
m. 18 Jun 1747
  1. Martha Dandridge1748 - 1791
  2. Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge1757 - 1831
  • HCapt. Nathaniel West Dandridge1729 - 1786
  • WJane Pollard1744 - 1821
m. 1779
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Nathaniel West Dandridge
Gender Male
Birth? 7 Sep 1729 King & Queen County, Virginia
Marriage 18 Jun 1747 Virginiato Dorthea Spotswood
Marriage 1779 Hanover, Virginia, United Statesto Jane Pollard
Death? 10 Jan 1786 Hanover County, Virginia
Military[2] British Navy

Research Notes

  • First cousin of First Lady Martha (Dandridge) (Custis) Washington.
  • Captain Virginia Assoc.;
  • Burgess Hanover Co. VA.
  • Lived in King and Queen and Hanover Counties, Virginia.
  • Served in British navy and was lame 2.
  • 1803: Following his death, his heirs were involved in several lawsuits 3. [add others]
  1.   My Southern Family, [1].

    BIRTH: 7 Sep 1729, K & Q Co. VA
    DEATH: 10 Jan 1786, Hanover Co. VA
    Father: William DANDRIDGE of Elsing Green
    Mother: Unity WEST

  2. Captain Nathaniel West Dandridge, in Campbell, Charles. Genealogy of the Spotswood family in Scotland and Virginia. (Albany: J. Munsell, 1868).

    - see Transcript:Campbell, Charles. Genealogy of the Spotswood Family in Scotland and Virginia
    p 23 - (III). DOROTHEA Spotswood married Captain Nathaniel West Dandridge of the British navy (son of Captain Wm. Dandridge of Elson Green). (He was lame) . ...

  3.   Nathaniel West Dandridge, in Virginia Argus. (Richmond (independent city), Virginia, United States).

    14 Aug 1803 - By virtue of a decree of the court of the United States, for the fourth circuit in the Eastern Virginia District, bearing date of 10th day of December 1801, wherein John Tyndall Ware, executor of William Jones, deceased, who was surviving partner of Farrell and Jones, is plaintiff, & William Dandridge and Jane Dandridge, executor and executrix of Nathaniel West Dandridge, deceased. William Macon, John Johnson, and Robert Anderson, surviving trustees of the said Nathaniel West Dandridge, deceased, John Dandridge, Robert Dandridge, and Nathaniel Dandridge, sons of the said Nathaniel West Dandridge, Patrick Henry and Dorothea his wife, Philip Payne and Elizabeth his wife, John Spotswood Moore and Ann Katharina his wife, Woodson Payne and Mary his wife, and Archer Payne, the said Dorothea, Elizabeth, Ann Katharina, and Mary, daughters of the said Nathaniel West Dandridge, deceased, and devises in his will and ___________ Dandridge, and _________ of Alexander Spotswood Dandridge, defendants….

    WILL BE SOLD: To the highest bidder, for ready money, at the dwelling house of Mr. William Pulliam, in Hanover County, on the 11th day of September next, the Negroes mentioned in the deed on which the above mentioned decree is founded, if delivered, FOUR THOUSAND acres of land, lying on Allen’s Creek, in the parish of Saint Martins, in the said county of Hanover; ---- Also: FOURTEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY SIX ACRES, lying on Turkey Creek in the parish and county aforesaid – or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to raise the sum of nine hundred and fifteen dollars and sixty eight cents, with interest thereon to be computed after the rate of five per centum per annum, from the sixteenth day of February, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, till payment, and costs of suit, and expenses attending the sale. Benjamin Mosby, D.M. for Joseph Scott, M.;E.V.D., June 23, 1802.
    [Transcibed and posted by Virginia Mylius, 12 Apr 2012]

  4.   Will of Nathaniel West Dandridge, in Glazebrook, Eugenia G, and Preston G Glazebrook. Virginia Migrations, Hanover County: wills, deeds, depositions, invoices, letters and other documents of historical and genealogical interest. (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009).