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 Dorothy <I>Nugent</I> Brandon

Dorothy Nugent Brandon

Death 27 Aug 1816 (aged 55–56)
Burial Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 31626370 · View Source
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Dorothy Nugent was born in South Carolina to parents Matthew Nugent and Isabel Elizabeth MacBray.

In 1785 in North Carolina, she married Irishman Gerard Chittocque Brandon. The couple moved to Adams County, Mississippi and built Selma Plantation.

Gerard and Dorothy had seven children: Margaret Lindsay Brandon, Gerard Chittocque Brandon, Elizabeth Brandon, Matthew Nugent Brandon, Robert Emmett Brandon, Susannan Brandon, and William Lindsay Brandon.

Their son, Gerard, went on to become the Mississippi's 4th (1825–1826) and 6th (1826–1832) governor.

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Sacred to the memory of
Dorothy Brandon
consort of
Gerard Brandon

She departed this life
August 27th 1816
aged 57 years




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  • Added: 22 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31626370
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Nugent Brandon (1760–27 Aug 1816), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31626370, citing Natchez City Cemetery, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by skatoolaki (contributor 46887319) .