Alexander Spotswood (1746 - 1818)

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Birthplace: New Port, Spotsylvania, VA, USA
Death: Died in Nottingham, Spotsylvania, Virginia
Occupation: General
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About Alexander Spotswood

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A107490.

Col. Alexander Spotswood of the 2nd Virginia Regiment fought in the American Revolution. He married Elizabeth Washington, daughter of Augustine Washington, President George Washington's older half-brother. (Thus, his wife Elizabeth was George Washington's niece).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Virginia_Regiment

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Birth: Oct. 16, 1746 Mecklenburg County Virginia, USA Death: Dec. 20, 1818 Spotsylvania County Virginia, USA

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Parents:
 John Maxwell Spotswood (1722 - 1758)
 Mary Dandridge Spotswood (1727 - 1798)

Spouse:
 Elizabeth Washington Spotswood (1749 - 1814)*

Children:
 Alexander Elliott Spotswood (1769 - 1842)*
 Mary Randolph Spotswood Brooke (1775 - 1803)*
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Burial: Unknown

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Gen. Alexander Spotswood's Timeline

1746
October 16, 1746
Spotsylvania, VA, USA
1769
February 15, 1769
Age 22
Mecklenburg, Virginia
December 1, 1769
Age 23
Spotsylvania, Virginia
1773
1773
Age 26
1775
June 29, 1775
Age 28
New Post, Spotsylvania, Virginia
July 17, 1775
- November 15, 1783
Age 28
1779
September 18, 1779
Age 32
Orange, VA, USA
1781
1781
Age 34
1786
August 29, 1786
Age 39
Spotslyvania, Virginia
1791
1791
Age 44
Spotsylvania, VA, USA