Bartholomew Dandridge

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Bartholomew Dandridge

Birthplace: St.Pauls Parish, New Kent Co., VA.
Death: Died in Pamocra, New Kent, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel John Dandrige, Jr. and Frances Orlando Dandridge
Husband of Mary Dandridge and Elizabeth Aylett
Father of William Dandridge; Barthalomew Dandridge; Julius Dandridge; Martha Dandridge; Mary Dandridge and 3 others
Brother of Mary E. Bowles; Elizabeth Durden; Martha Washington; John Dandridge, III; William Dandridge and 5 others
Half brother of Ann Costin, freed slave of Custis family and Ralph Dandridge

Occupation: lawyer
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About Bartholomew Dandridge

Bartholomew Dandridge (1737–1785) was an early American lawyer, jurist, and planter.

Dandridge was born in 1737 at Chestnut Grove in New Kent County, Virginia. He was the fourth child and third eldest son of John Dandridge and his wife Frances Jones. His eldest sister was Martha Washington, the first First Lady of the United States.

Dandridge studied law and quickly made an outstanding reputation practicing. He was elected to the Convention in Richmond in 1775. In 1779, Dandridge was appointed to the general court and because of that he was a judge on the first Court of Appeals. He held that position until his death in 1785.

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Bartholomew Dandridge's Timeline

December 25, 1737
St.Pauls Parish, New Kent Co., VA.
Age 19
Age 22
New Kent, VA, USA
April 18, 1785
Age 47
Pamocra, New Kent, Virginia