1724 - 1758
Married Mary Dandridge in 1745
Son of Lt. Gov.
1676 - 1740
and his wife
Lady Anne Butler Brayne
1686 - Circa 1751
Father of General
Oct. 16, 1746 - Dec. 20, 1818
General in the Virginia line
of the American Revolution
Nov. 15, 1749 - Oct. 20, 1814
Niece of President George Washington
and wife of Gen. Alexander Spotswood
Erected 2002 by Michael D. Frost, Ph.D., a descendant.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 15, 1749.
Location. 38° 22.642′ N, 77° 47.029′ W. Marker is in Locust Grove, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from College Road (Virginia Route 375) 0.3 miles west of Germanna Highway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the First German Reformed Church (here, next to this marker); Giuseppe Oddenino (here, next to this marker); The Marker Honors The Memory Of The Second Germanna Colony, 1717 (here, next to this marker); Johannes Kemper and Ailsey Katherine Utterback (here, next to this marker); Hans Jacob Holtzclaw of Trupbach, Germany (here, next to this marker); Hans Conrad Amberger (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Spotswood's Enchanted Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Germanna Visitor Center (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Locust Grove.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.