Person:Robert Spotswood (1)

Robert Spotswood
b.est 1726-1735
d.1755 Virginia
m. 1724
  1. Anne Catherine Spotswoodabt 1725 - 1801
  2. John M. Spotswood1725 - 1756
  3. Robert Spotswoodest 1726-1735 - 1755
  4. Dorthea Spotswoodabt 1733 - 1773
Facts and Events
Name Robert Spotswood
Gender Male
Birth? est 1726-1735
Death[1][2] 1755 Virginiakilled by Indians
Military[1] French and Indian war
  1. 1.0 1.1 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.

  2. , Secondary quality.

    ROBERT SPOTSWOOD RUSSELL, third son of Gen. William and Tabitha Adams Russell, was born in Culpeper county, Va., on March 28th, 1762. He was named in affectionate remembrance of ROBERT, the youngest son of Sir Alexander Spotswood, who was killed by Indians in 1755, while in Washington's command.