Mary Elizabeth, b. abt. 1715, married Capt. John Durden Sr., b. abt 1710, from Isle of Wight, Va. They are my # 5 great grandparents. John was great grandson of Stephen Durden from Lancanshire, England, one of the early settlers of Isle of Wight. Mary Elizabeth is supposedly connected to Martha Dandridge Washington but have been unable to document it. According to one family legend, John is supposed to have helped train George Washington for military service---interesting, if true. One family story says they were aunt and uncle to George and Martha, and I found a Mary Dandridge, b. abt 1717, who was sister to Martha's father but nothing about her spouse. If anyone has any info, I would be delighted to hear fom you. I am a Senior Citizen and do much of my research from my computer.