|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1737|
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1814|
St Albans District
Margaret Georgiana Poyntz was born in Midgham House and was the youngest daughter of the Right Honorable Stephen Poyntz, governor to the Duke of Cumberland and in charge of the English army when it destroyed Bonnie Prince Charlie's Scots at Culloden. Her mother was Anna Maria Mordaunt, a former maid of honor to Queen Caroline.
Georgiana married John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer on Dec. 20, 1755 in Althorp, Brington, Northamptonshire, England in a secret ceremony in the Oak Bedroom at Althorp on his twenty-first birthday.
Children of Georgiana Poyntz and John Spencer are;
1. Lady Georgiana Spencer
2. Sir George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer
3. Lady Henrietta Frances Spencer
4. Lady Charlotte Spencer - died in infancy.
5. Lady Louisa Spencer - died in infancy.
She was styled as Viscountess Spencer of Althorp on April 3, 1761 and Countess Spencer on Nov. 1, 1765.
The Right Honourable Georgiania Dowager Countess Spencer of Jermyn Street, London and Holywell House, St. Albans. Year 1814, 30th March. OBIT 18th March, 1814. Age : 76 years, 10 months, 10 days. Georgiana Poyntz, daughter of The Rt. Hon. Stephen Poyntz and Anna Maria Mordaunt.
Husband John Spencer 1st Earl Spencer Married 20 December 1755 Althorp. Died in St. Albans.
John Spencer (1734 - 1783)
Georgiana Spencer Cavendish (1757 - 1806)*
George John Spencer (1758 - 1834)*
Henrietta Frances Spencer Ponsonby (1761 - 1821)*
Louisa Spencer (1769 - 1769)*
St Mary the Virgin with St John Churchyard
Plot: Spencer Family Vault
Created by: KRW
Record added: Apr 05, 2006
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