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George Augustine Washington

Birthplace: Happy Retreat Place, VA
Death: Died in Eltham Plant, Virginia
Cause of death: Consumption
Place of Burial: Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Charles Washington; Mildred Washington and Mildred Thornton
Husband of Frances Washington and Frances Bassett
Father of Anna Maria Thornton; George Fayette Washington; Charles Augustine Washington and Anna Marie Washington
Brother of Samuel Washington; Frances Thornton Peyton and Mildred Gregory Hammond
Half brother of Francis Thorton Ball

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About George Augustine Washington

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of SECOND LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor #: A121961

Another nephew, George Augustine Washington, son of the 1st President's younger brother Charles by a cousin, Mildred Thornton, managed the Mount Vernon estate during his uncle's first term as President. He married Martha Washington's favourite niece, Fanny Bassett, but died in 1793, whereupon George Washington invited Fanny to stay on at Mount Vernon. He also offered to educate their eldest surviving son, George Fayette Washington.

George served as an ensign during the Revolutionary War, and was a member of the Commander-in-Chief Guards.


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George Augustine Washington's Timeline

Happy Retreat Place, VA
October 15, 1785
Age 22
Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia
April 3, 1788
Age 25
January 17, 1790
Age 27
Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia
November 3, 1791
Age 28
Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia
February 5, 1793
Age 30
Eltham Plant, Virginia
Virginia, United States