Dorothy Dry
(1727-1757)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Morton
2. Dr. John Moultrie Jr.

Dorothy Dry 1

  • Born: 1727, Craven, Rowan, NC
  • Marriage (1): John Morton on 31 Jul 1747 in Brunswick, Columbus, NC 1
  • Marriage (2): Dr. John Moultrie Jr. on 30 Apr 1753 in Charleston, Charleston, SC
  • Died: Dec 1757 at age 30

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: The South-Carolina Gazette: Last Thursday the Hon. William Middleton, Esq; was married to Miss Sarah Wilkinson. As was also, John Moreton Esq.; to Miss Dorothy Dry., 3 Aug 1747, Charleston, Charleston, SC. 2

2. Newspaper: The South-Carolina Gazette: On Saturday last Doct. John Moultrie, jun. Was married to Mrs. Mary Morton, a very agreeable young Widow with a large Fortune which is not reckoned her most considerable accomplishment.., 30 Apr 1753, Charleston, Charleston, SC. 2


Dorothy married John Morton on 31 Jul 1747 in Brunswick, Columbus, NC.1 (John Morton was born about 1713 1 and died before 1753 1.)


Dorothy next married Dr. John Moultrie Jr., son of Dr. John Moultrie Sr. and Lucretia Cooper, on 30 Apr 1753 in Charleston, Charleston, SC. (Dr. John Moultrie Jr. was born on 18 Jan 1728 in Charleston, Charleston, SC,3 4 died on 19 Mar 1798 in , Shropshire, England, Great Britain and was buried in Shifnal: Shifnal Church, Shropshire, England, Great Britain 4.)


Sources


1 South Carolina Historical Society (100 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401. http://www.southcarolinahistoricalsociety.org/ .), The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 5. 1904. Governor Joseph Morton and Descendants. Page 115.

2 South-Carolina Gazette (Charleston, South Carolina.), 30 Apr 1753.

3 Salley, A. S. Jr., Register of St. Philip's parish Charles Town, South Carolina, 1720-1758 (1904) (Charleston, S. C. The Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co., 1904.).

4 South Carolina Historical Society (100 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401. http://www.southcarolinahistoricalsociety.org/ .), The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine , Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct., 1904), page 248. Online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575081 .



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