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Name Birth Death Occupation
Fairfax, George William 1724 1787 George William Fairfax (1724–1787), a relative of Thomas, Lord Fairfax, proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia, was the the son of William (1691-1757) and Sarah Walker Fairfax. He was educated ... Read More
Fairfax, Hezekiah Hezekiah Fairfax, overseer at the Ferry plantation for several years, was a son of William Fairfax (d. 1793) of Charles County, Md., and his first wife, Benedicta Blanchard Fairfax, and was a half ... Read More
Fairfax, William Henry 1759 William Henry Fairfax (d. 1759), the younger brother to Bryan Fairfax, went to New York in the fall of 1757 and bought an ensign’s commission in the 28th Regiment of Foot. Though Virginia governor ... Read More
Farrel, James In 1774 James Farrel received from GW one barrel of Indian corn, which he was to pay for in wheat. GW's account with Farrel indicates a loss (see Ledger B, 104).
Felder, Samuel Samuel Felder made use of the blacksmith at Mount Vernon (see Ledger A, 80). In 1759, Richard Stephens, the overseer of Muddy Hole farm in 1759 and 1760, received £3.10 from Felder (on GW's behalf) ... Read More
Fitzhugh, William (1721-1798) 1721 1798 William Fitzhugh (1721–1798), a native of Stafford County, Va., served with Lawrence Washington during the Cartagena campaign and represented Stafford County in the House of Burgesses 1748–58. In ... Read More
Fitzhugh, William (1741-1809) 1741 1809 William Fitzhugh (1741–1809), of Chatham in Stafford County, Va., was a planter and longtime friend of GW. Fitzhugh was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1772–75, the Virginia conventions ... Read More
Fitzhugh, William (1761-1839) 1761 1839 William Fitzhugh (1761–1839), the son of William Fitzhugh (1721-1798), served as a cornet and lieutenant in the 3d Continental Dragoons, from 1779 to 1783. He settled in Hagerstown, Md., where he ... Read More
Fleming, Thomas 1786 Thomas Fleming (d. 1786) was a shipwright of Annapolis, Md., who removed to Alexandria, Va., by the early 1760s. In 1770 Fleming's carpenter had both repaired and sheathed the bottom of GW’s schooner ... Read More
Fletcher, George In 1761, George Fletcher owed GW four shillings for "1 New Hilling Hoe—pr Smiths Book" (Ledger A, 117). 
Fletcher, Philip In 1762, Philip Fletcher came to Mount Vernon, where he was paid for making nine-inch bricks, flooring tiles, and tiles for the garden wall (see Ledger A, 130, 147).
Foster, John John Foster was the overseer of GW’s Dogue Run farm at Mount Vernon. As compensation for his services, GW allowed Foster a share of the crops he raised at Dogue Run (see Ledger A, 127). In December ... Read More
Freeman, Thomas In 1784, GW appointed Thomas Freeman, then residing at Redstone, Pa., as his land agent to superintend his "affairs on the Western Waters in the State of Pennsylvania & Virginia". In September of ... Read More
French, Penelope Manley c. 1739 Penelope Manley French (born c.1739) was the sister of Harrison Manley and the wife of Daniel French (c.1723–1771), a wealthy Fairfax County planter who lived at Rose Hill, about five miles west of ... Read More
Fry, Jacob Jacob Fry leased from GW 200 acres of land on the South Fork of Bullskin Run for an annual rent of £6. On 1 March 1773, GW received by his brother Samuel Washington payment for the tract which had ... Read More