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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

    Alexander Spotswood

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    • 4th Great-grandfather of Edith (Bolling) Wilson — 7th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 78 
    • Birth Date:
    • 1676 
    • Birth Location:
    • Tangier Garrison, Morocco 
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    • Death Date:
    • 7 Jun 1740 
    • Death Location:
    • Annapolis, Maryland 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 1724 
    • Marriage Location:
    • London, England 
    • Notes: 
    • Alexander Spotswood was the Lieutenant Governor of Colonial Virginia from 1710 to 1722. He is known for the exploration of the territories beyond the western border and for seeing their economic potential. He founded the first colony of Germans at Virginia in 1714 by advertising in Germany for miners to operate his ironworks. He is also known for leading the successful effort to hunt down and kill the famous pirate known as Blackbeard.

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