Retirement - Volume 4

Account Names

Abednego Adams (1721–1809), a planter and one of GW's closest neighbors, lived on Little Hunting Creek, Virginia.

Charles Anthony was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the ... Read More

Major was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Robert Alexander (d. 1793), GW's neighbor and foxhunting companion, was the son of Col. Garrard (Gerard) Alexander of Alexandria, and the brother-in-law of GW's nephew Fielding Lewis, Jr ... Read More

Clara was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Marz was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Thomas Bishop (c.1705–1795) came to America with Edward Braddock’s forces in 1755, and became GW’s personal military servant in the army in the fall of that year. Bishop served in that capacity  ... Read More

Dick was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Moses was one of two slaves by that name purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the ... Read More

Charles Carter (1765–1829) was the son of Edward and Sarah Champe Carter of Blenheim. Since 1781 he had been married to GW’s niece, Betty Lewis (1765–1830). The Carters lived in Culpeper County, ... Read More

Dinah was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Moses was one of two slaves by that name purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the ... Read More

Thomas Green worked at Mount Vernon at least since 1783. He was employed first as a joiner and later as overseer of the plantation carpenters. GW accused Green of misconduct, which included ... Read More

Frederick was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate ... Read More

Ned was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

William Kercheval leased a 172 acre tract on the Shenandoah River in Frederick County, Virginia.

George was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Onez was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Fielding Lewis, Sr. (1725-1781), was the son of John and Frances Fielding Lewis, of Warner Hall in Gloucester County. A prominent merchant and burgess, Lewis married GW's sister, Betty ... Read More

Jack Slow was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate ... Read More

Phillis was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate ... Read More

John Lewis (1747–1825) of Fredericksburg, Va., was the eldest son of Fielding Lewis and his first wife Catherine Washington Lewis and the stepson of GW’s sister Betty Washington Lewis. His half ... Read More

Jenney was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Pleasant was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate ... Read More

Robert Lewis (1769-1829) was the tenth child of Betty Washington Lewis and Fielding Lewis, and nephew to GW. He served as GW's presidential secretary from 1789 until 1791 when he resigned to ... Read More

Jenny was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Sall was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Abram was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Jerrez was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Seilla was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Anderson was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate ... Read More

Jess was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Sukey was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Anna was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

John was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

On 24 April 1788, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of Bartholomew Dandridge, Sr. While the acquired slaves and stock belonged to GW, they were left at ... Read More

Betty was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Kate and her child were among the slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the ... Read More

Richard Burnet Walker, whose tenure at Mount Vernon began in 1783, was a “House keeper,” or steward. When hired to work at Mount Vernon in 1783, he went by the name of Richard Burnet. While it is ... Read More

Billy was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Laura was one of the slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Charles Washington (1738–1799) was GW's younger brother and a leading citizen of Fredericksburg, being both a vestryman of St. George's Parish and a Spotsylvania County justice. In 1757 ... Read More

Burwell was one of the 33 slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate ... Read More

Louisa was one of the slaves purchased from the Bartholomew Dandridge Estate in 1788. On 24 April of that year, GW had Burwell Bassett, Jr., purchase 33 slaves and some stock from the estate of ... Read More

Harriot (Harriet) Washington (1776–1822), GW’s niece, was the daughter of GW’s brother Samuel and his fourth wife, Ann Steptoe Washington.

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