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George Augustine Washington

Birthplace: Happy Retreat Place, VA
Death: February 05, 1793 (25-34)
Eltham Plant, Virginia (Consumption)
Place of Burial: Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Charles Washington and Mildred Washington
Husband of Frances Washington / Lear
Father of Anna Maria Thornton; George Fayette Washington, Esq. and Charles Augustine Washington
Brother of Lizzie Ransome; Frances Thornton Peyton; Captain Samuel T Washington and Mildred Gregory Hammond

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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
April 3, 1788
January 17, 1790
Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
November 3, 1791
Mount Vernon, Fairfax, Virginia
February 5, 1793
Age 30
Eltham Plant, Virginia
Virginia, United States