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Captain Augustine Washington, Sr.12 NOV 1694 -- 12 APR 1743avatar
Mary Ball26 APR 1708 -- 25 AUG 1789avatar
Col. John Dandridge14 JUL 1700 -- 31 AUG 1756avatar
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President George Washington

Birth22 FEB 1732
 
Org.1752 Freemason
Acting Grand Master - Laid the cornerstone for the United States Capitol
History18 JUL 1774
 
Fairfax Resolves
Signer
American History
Military
 
USA Army / General / Revolutionary War
Flag of United States
Historical Events26 DEC 1776
 
Trenton
General, USA
US Revolutionary War
History1777
 
Valley Forge Encampment
US Revolutionary War
3 JAN 1777
 
Princeton
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
US Revolutionary War
HistoryMay-Sep 1787
 
Constitutional Convention, 1787
Signer
American History
Occup1789-1797
 
USA President
Flag of United States
Election1792
 
USA Presidential Election
Flag of United States
Death14 DEC 1799
 
Cause: epiglottis
Grave
 
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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  • Tombstone
  • Sioux City Statue
  • Mount Vernon
  • Martha_Washington.jpg
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  • Martha Washington
  • Tombstone
  • Video
  • Mount Vernon
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NameYearsRelation
Capt William ColfaxCapt William ColfaxCaptain of Life Guard
  1. Website:General William Colfax at wikipedia.org;
Charles CornwallisCharles Cornwallismilitary opponent
  1. Website:Wikipedia;
Dr. Gustavus Richard Brownphysician
  1. Website:Wikipedia;
Tench TilghmanTench Tilghmanpersonal secretary
 
Tobias LearTobias Learprivate secretary
  1. Wikipedia
President John Adams Jr.President John Adams Jr.Vice President
  1. Website:
Col. William Crawford1777-1778Scout
  1. Website:Wikipedia William Crawford;

Organizations, Memberships, & Religion (2)

Political Appointments (51)

Namesake Places (40)

Religion (1)

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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;
  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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