Margaret Georgiana, Countess Spencer was born on the 27 April, 1737, at St. James Palace, London, England. She was the daughter of Stephen Poyntz and Anna Maria Mordaunt.
She was a noted philanthropist, and was involved with a large number of charitable organisations.
On the 20 December,1755, she married John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer, at Althorp, Brington, Northamptonshire, England.
She passed away 18 March, 1814, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.
Donna T. Andrew, ‘Spencer , (Margaret) Georgiana, Countess Spencer (1737–1814)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 17 Aug 2017. This is a subscription site but access is free to readers of British libraries whose library subscribes.
British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPCN-846P : 17 April 2019), Georgiana, The Right Honourable, Countess Dowager Spencer, Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom; records extracted FamilySearch and images digitized by FindMyPast; citing Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, 28 Mar 1814, The British Newspaper Archive, Ireland; FHL microfilm .
WikiTree profile Poyntz-86 created through the import of Spencer Family Tree 4 2002.GED on Nov 28, 2011 by Chet Spencer. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Chet and others.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Margaret by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Margaret: