George Washington Estes Row

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George Washington Estes Row

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, VA, USA
Death: Died in Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Absalom Row; Absalom Row and Nancy Estes Row
Husband of Annie Tutt Row and Mary Elizabeth Houston Row
Father of Absalom Alpheus Row; Mabel Wakeman; Houston Row; Mabel (Row) Wakeman; Robert Alexander Row and 1 other
Brother of Martha Jane Row; Nannie Row; Bettie Baker Row Baker Rawlings and Sarah Row

Managed by: Patrick Sullivan
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About George Washington Estes Row

Spotsylvania Memory - George Washington Estes Row, Part 1

Spotsylvania Memory - George Washington Estes Row, Part 2

Spotsylvania Memory - George Washington Estes Row, Part 3

Spotsylvania Memory - George Washington Estes Row, Part 4

Spotsylvania Memory - George W.E. Row and the Freedmen

Spotsylvania Memory - The Memorandum Book

Spotsylvania Memory - Wednesday, June 29, 2011-"On that beautiful shore" -------------------- Once Virginia seceded from the Union, George abandoned his studies at the Locust Grove Academy in Albemarle County and returned to Spotsylvania to sign up for anticipated martial glory on April 25, 1861. Like many young southern firebrands, George was likely worried that the war would be over before he could see it.

    In any event, the legend handed down by his daughter, Mabel Row Wakeman, told us that George's mother provided him a slave about his age from Greenfield, and gave them the two best horses from the plantation to go off to slay Yankees. For now, I feel pretty confident about the part about the body servant sent with George, and Nancy Estes Row would have been obliged to provide him with a mount. But George Row had to make other arrangements for his own horse.
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George Washington Estes Row's Timeline

1843
June 21, 1843
Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, VA, USA
1868
1868
Age 24
1875
December 14, 1875
Age 32
1877
September 3, 1877
Age 34
1879
August 31, 1879
Age 36
Greenfield in Spotsylvania, Va.
1881
February 26, 1881
Age 37
1882
July 25, 1882
Age 39
1883
April 18, 1883
Age 39
Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, VA, USA
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