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Captain Augustine Washington, Sr.12 NOV 1694 -- 12 APR 1743avatar
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President George Washington

Birth22 FEB 1732
 
Org.1752
Acting Grand Master - Laid the cornerstone for the United States Capitol
History18 JUL 1774
 
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USA Army / General / Revolutionary War
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History26 DEC 1776
 
Trenton
General, USA
US Revolutionary War
History1777
 
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US Revolutionary War
History3 JAN 1777
 
Princeton
General, USA
US Revolutionary War
11 SEP 1777
 
Brandywine
US Revolutionary War
4 OCT 1777
 
Germantown
US Revolutionary War
7-28-1778
 
Monmouth
US Revolutionary War
OCT 1781
 
Siege of Yorktown (1781)
US Revolutionary War
HistoryMay-Sep 1787
 
Constitutional Convention, 1787
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Occup1789-1797
 
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Election1792
 
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Death14 DEC 1799
 
Cause: epiglottis
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Aged: 67.8 years

George Washington was a Virginia Episcopalian and a country gentleman, and a man of immense talent. He was elected vestryman of Truro Parish in Virginia in 1762 and remained a practicing Episcopalian all of his life. A couple of disputes have occurred, though, about his precise views. Washington regarded religion as essentially a private matter and did not answer questions about his personal religion. As far as we know, he declined to kneel for worship and prayer which is an Episcopalian tradition. Some individuals have interpreted this as a belief that he wasn't really devout or practicing and that for some reason he refused to give his assent to the faith. Some others have interpreted it merely, however, as an example of a gentryman's pride.... Read More

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Dr. Gustavus Richard Brownphysiciansource
Tench TilghmanTench Tilghmanpersonal secretary
Tobias LearTobias Learprivate secretarysource
Elisha Cullen DickElisha Cullen DickPhysician
President John Adams Jr.President John Adams Jr.Vice President
Col. William Crawford1777-1778Scoutsource

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Sources
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave
  3. Valley Forge
  4. Book: Some Colonial and Revolutionary Families of North Carolina, Volume II; Marilu Burch Smallwood; Volume II Published by the Author, 1969;
  5. Other: MR ROBERT W HARRIS & Linda; former website: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~digginforroots/index.htm;
  6. Website: Family Search Trees;
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave
  3. Valley Forge
  4. Book: Some Colonial and Revolutionary Families of North Carolina, Volume II; Marilu Burch Smallwood; Volume II Published by the Author, 1969;
  5. Cemetery: Fairfax County VA cemetery visits by Ray Gurganus;
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