S Knox, Winran, Spotswood and Douglas - all of them John - were the other commissioners.
Henry was twice married, first to Sarah Skelton, and second to Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge, a grand-daughter of Governor Alexander Spotswood.
SPOTTISWOODE (SPOTTISWOOD, SPOTISWOOD or [[Spotswood), John]] (1565-1639), archbishop of St Andrews and historian of Scotland, eldest son of John Spottiswood, minister of Calder and "superintendent" of Lothian, was born in 1565.
Spottiswoode married Rachel, daughter of David Lindsay, bishop of Ross, and besides a daughter left two sons, Sir John Spottiswoode of Dairsie in Fife, and Sir Robert, president of ' To each of his comrades in this journey Spotswood presented a small golden horseshoe, lettered "Sic juvat transcendere montes."
The first blast-furnace in the colony seems to have been owned by Governor Spotswood, and was built and operated at the head of the Rappahannock river about 1715 by a colony of German Protestants.
In 1716 an expedition of Governor Alexander Spotswood over the mountains advertised to the world the rich backcountry, now known as the Valley of Virginia; a migration thither from Pennsylvania and from Europe followed which revolutionized the province.
Alexander Spotswood, Lieutenant Governor .
SPOTSWOOD (SPOTTSWOOD or [[Spottiswood), Alexander]] (1676-1740), American colonial governor, was born, of an old Scotch family, in Tangier, Africa, in 1676.
Brock (ed.), "The Official Letters of Alexander Spotswood" (with a memoir), in The Collections of the Virginia Historical Society (2 vols., Richmond, 1882-1885).
My Grandmother Keller was a daughter of one of Lafayette's aides, Alexander Moore, and granddaughter of Alexander Spotswood, an early Colonial Governor of Virginia.