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Alexander Spotswood Henry
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1788
Prince Edward County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1854
Campbell County
Virginia, USA

Born at "Pleasant Grove," the son of Patrick Henry and Dorothea Dandridge (both buried at this cem.); Alexander died at "Aspenwall."

Alexander inherited half of Saura Town Lands, which he sold to his brother-in-law George Winston. He was a very scholarly gentleman with a large library, but a poor business manager. He died destitute at the home of his son Dr. Patrick Henry.

He married on 10 Feb 1814 in Campbell Co., VA, Paulina Jordan Cabel b. 1796 in Lunchburg, Campbell Co., VA, d. 11 Nov 1833; they had the following 12 children: (1) George Lafayette b. 1815 in Bedford Co., VA, who married Margaretta Mason; (2) Laura Sade b. 1817 d. 1831 Campbell Co., VA; (3) Dr. Patrick b. 1818 who married Clara Yancey, no children; (4) Sarah Winston who married her first cousin, Dr. George C. Carrington; (5) Alexander Spotswood Jr. b. 1820 d. 1828; (6) John Robert who married Frances Edwards; (7) Paulina who married Bartlett Jones; (8) Marion Fontain who married Samuel Tyree; (9) Alexander Spotswood d. 1830 age 2; (10) William Lewis who lived with Dr. Patrick Henry d. 1855 at age 25; (11) Alice Winston b. 1831; and (12) Marie Antionette who married Andrew Hamrick, no children;  
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Henry (1736 - 1799)
  Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge Henry (1757 - 1831)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Winston Henry Carrington (1823 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Henry Fontaine (1755 - 1818)**
  John Henry (1757 - 1791)**
  William Henry (1763 - 1798)**
  Anne Henry Roane (1767 - 1799)**
  Elizabeth Henry Aylett (1769 - 1842)**
  Edward Patrick Henry (1771 - 1794)**
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Henry Cemetery
Charlotte County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Alice P.
Record added: Feb 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17827037
Alexander Spotswood Henry
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Alexander Spotswood Henry
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