George Washington Sargent

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George Washington Sargent

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, United States
Death: May 14, 1864 (61)
Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Brevet Major Winthrop Sargent (Continental Army), 1st Governor of Mississippi Territory and Mary McIntosh Williams
Husband of Margaret Isabella Jessie Sargent
Father of Winthrop Sargent
Brother of William Fitz Winthrop Sargent
Half brother of Caroline Augusta Turner

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About George Washington Sargent

George Washington Sargent, the son of Winthrop Sargent (1753- 1820) and of Mary McIntosh (Williams) Sargent, was born in Mississippi, where his father was the first territorial governor. After his marriage to Margaret Percy, he lived in Philadelphia, Pa., and Natchez, Miss., from which he managed his family's extensive property holdings in Ohio, Mississippi, and Louisiana. (2)


  1. Washington county Ohio wills & estates - SARGENT, Winthrop Of Glouster, near Natchez, Mississippi Territory. Will made 10-11-1816, Probated December 1823. Wife, Mary; children- William Fitz Winthrop Sargent, and George W. Sargent to be educated at his own Alma Mater Cambridge; ...
  2. Finding Aid, George Washington Sargent Papers #4025, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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George Washington Sargent's Timeline

July 2, 1802
Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, United States
September 23, 1825
Age 23
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
May 14, 1864
Age 61
Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, United States