Dorothy Spring was born say 1790 in Beaufort County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Aaron Spring and Mary (--?--). She married first Benjamin Davis, son of Arthur Davis and Celah 'Lela' Moore, in North Carolina. She married second (--?--) Brown in North Carolina. Her will was not dated; however, probate was June Term 1849. Her death was estimated to be 1849 in Beaufort County, North Carolina.