Nathaniel Willis Washington

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Nathaniel Willis Washington

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States
Death: July 10, 1926 (45)
Bridgeport, Douglas County, Washington, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Bushrod Corbin Washington and Emma Edwards Washington
Husband of Gladys Fuller
Father of Nathaniel Willis Washington; Roberta Ryland Washington; Francis Duane Washington and <private> Washington
Brother of James Cunningham Washington and Peachey Ryland Washington
Half brother of Ellen Blackburn Washington; Bushrod Corbin Washington, Jr.; Jenetta Fairleigh Washington; Catherine Blackburn Ward; Hannah Lee Washington and 3 others

Occupation: attorney
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Nathaniel Willis Washington

As of 12 Sep. 1918 Nathaniel was a prosecuting attorney in Ephrata, Grant Co., Washington; he listed his wife Gladys as his nearest relative; he was of medium height and build, with blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Listed as a prosecuting attorney in the 1920 Federal Census, Ephrata, Grant, WA; "Third Street" noted in the margin.


1. 1900 Federal Census, Charles Town, Jefferson, WV.

2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

Birth: Apr. 6, 1881 Charles Town Jefferson County West Virginia, USA Death: Jul. 10, 1926 Bridgeport Douglas County Washington, USA

Nathaniel Willis "Nat" Washington, Sr. was the son of Bushrod Corbin Washington and by his second wife Emma Edwards (Willis) Washington, he was the 3rd great-grandchild of John Augustine Washington & Hannah (Bushrod) Washington, John Augustine Washington was the full brother of President George Washington.

Nat W Washington, prosecuting attorney of Grant County , residing at Ephrata, his sister, Peachy, and brother James Washington, were drowned in the Columbia River while in bathing Saturday. The body of James has been recovered but dynamite was used without success in an endeavor to raise the other brother and sister and ferrymen down the river have been notified to be on the look out for their bodies...James and Peachy Washington were operating a stock ranch north of Almira.(Excerpt: Odessa Record: 7-16-1926)

The bodies of N W Washington and his sister, Peachy who were drowned in the Columbia River near Seaton Ferry, July 10 were found Saturday morning near Bridgeport in Douglas County, 75 miles below the scene of their death. They were taken to Almira where a triple funeral service was held for James, Peachy and Nat Washington last Wednesday and their remains were laid beside those of their father and brother in the Almira Cemetery. (Odessa Record: 7-23-1926)

Jacob Oster took Chris Musselman to Soap Lake Sunday. Mr. Oster brought back the news to Ruff that N W Washington had drowned in the Columbia River. (Odessa Record: Ruff Column: 7-16-1926)

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Nathaniel Willis Washington's Timeline

April 6, 1881
Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States
May 2, 1914
Age 33
Coulee City, Grant County, Washington, United States
February 25, 1916
Age 34
Coulee City, WA
October 21, 1917
Age 36
Ephrata, Grant, WA
July 10, 1926
Age 45
Bridgeport, Douglas County, Washington, United States