Georgiana Caroline Cowper (Spencer), Countess Cowper

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Georgiana Caroline Cowper (Spencer) (Carteret), Countess Cowper

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Daughter of John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville and Frances Worsley
Wife of Hon. John Spencer MP
Mother of John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer and Diana Spencer
Sister of Grace Tollemache, Countess of Dysart; Louisa Carteret; Robert Carteret, 3rd Earl Granville and Frances Carteret
Half sister of Sophia Petty (Carteret), Countess of Shelburne

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About Georgiana Caroline Cowper (Spencer), Countess Cowper

Lady Georgiana Caroline Carteret was born in 1716.

She was the daughter of John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville and Frances Worsley.4

She married, firstly, Hon. John Spencer, son of Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland and Lady Anne Churchill, on 14 February 1733/34.5

From 14 February 1734, her married name became Spencer.

She married, secondly, William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper, son of William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper and Mary Clavering, on 1 May 1750.1 She died on 21 August 1780.1

As a result of her marriage, Lady Georgiana Caroline Carteret was styled as Countess Cowper on 1 May 1750.

Children of Lady Georgiana Caroline Carteret and Hon. John Spencer

  • 1. John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer+ b. 19 Dec 1734, d. 31 Oct 1783
  • 2. Diana Spencer b. 1735, d. 1743

Citations The Peerage 1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 153. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage. 2.[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 2, page 2673, says 'Georgina Carolina'. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition. 3.[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family." 4.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/1, pag 153. 5.[S8] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, volume 2, page 2673.

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Georgiana Caroline Cowper (Spencer), Countess Cowper's Timeline

1716
March 12, 1716
1734
February 14, 1734
Age 17
Lansdown, Gloucestershire, England
December 19, 1734
Age 18
Althorp, Brington, Northamptonshire,, England
1735
May 1735
Age 19
Althorpe,Northamptonshire
1780
August 21, 1780
Age 64
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