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Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge Henry
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1757
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1831
Halifax County
Virginia, USA

The very first First Lady of VA. Daughter of Nathaniel West Dandridge b. 07 Sep 1729 and Dorothea Spotswood b. 1733. Cousin of Martha Dandridge Washington, wife of George Washington.

She married on 09 Oct 1777, Patrick Henry (buried at this cem.); they had 11 children: Sarah Butler b. 1780 who married Alexander Scott; Martha Catherina b. 1781 who married Edward Henry; Patrick Jr. b. 1783 who married Elvira Cabell; Fayette b. 1785 who married Anne Elcan; Alexander Spotswood b. 1788 who married Pauline Cabell; Dorothea Spotswood b. 1788 who married George Winston; Nathaniel West b. 1790 who married Virginia Woodson; Richard b. 1792 d. 1793; Edward Winston b. 1794 who married Jane Yuille; John b. 1796 who married Elvira McClelland (both buried at this cem.); and Jane Robertson Henry b. 1798 d. 1798 (buried at this cem).

The family's last home was called "Red Hill" Plantation in Charlotte Co., VA.

After Patrick Henry's death, Dorothea. with 17 children (6 from Patrick's first marriage to Sarah Shelton), married Judge Edmund Winston who was Patrick Henry's executor and first cousin; they lived in "Huntingtour" (Huntington?) in Nelson Co., VA. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel West Dandridge (1729 - 1786)
  Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge (1733 - 1773)
 
 Spouses:
  Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)*
  Edmund Winston (____ - 1818)*
 
 Children:
  Dorothea Spotswood Henry Winston (1778 - 1854)*
  Sarah Butler Henry Campbell Scott (1780 - 1856)*
  Martha Catharina Henry Henry (1781 - 1801)*
  Patrick Henry (1783 - 1804)*
  Fayette Henry (1785 - 1813)*
  Alexander Spotswood Henry (1788 - 1854)*
  Nathaniel West Henry (1790 - 1851)*
  Richard Henry (1792 - 1793)*
  Edward Winston Henry (1794 - 1872)*
  John Henry (1796 - 1868)*
  Jane Robertson Henry (1798 - 1798)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Alexander Dandridge (1750 - 1801)*
  Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge Henry (1757 - 1831)
  Robert Ambler Dandridge (1760 - 1799)*
  Nathaniel West Dandridge (1762 - 1847)*
  Elizabeth Dandridge Payne (1764 - 1833)*
  Anna Catherine Dandridge Moore (1767 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Henry Cemetery
Charlotte County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Alice Huitt Preston
Record added: Feb 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17826837
Dorothea Spotswood <i>Dandridge</i> Henry
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Dorothea Spotswood <i>Dandridge</i> Henry
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Dorothea Spotswood <i>Dandridge</i> Henry
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- Charlotte Ann Price
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- Dee
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Honoring my fifth great-grand-aunt on her birthday.
- Diane Ford
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