GW owned a 1,644–acre tract, known as Washington’s Bottom, in Fayette county.  

GW, Fielding Lewis, and Dr. Thomas Walker purchased land from Joseph Jones and James Wright in 1766 that was located in what was then known as Nansemond County, on or near Nansemond River. That ... Read More

Fincastle County, Va., was created in 1772 from Botetourt County on the north side of the Great Kanawha River. 

Berkeley County was formed in 1772 from the northern part of Frederick County, Va., and is now part of West Virginia.

GW and and his brother-in-law Fielding Lewis purchased a tract of slightly more than 1,000 acres of Dismal Swamp land which was in Gates County, North Carolina in 1766.

In 1766 GW and Fielding Lewis, Sr., purchased from Marmaduke Norfleet 1,093½ acres in Perquimans County, N.C., which is located in the northeastern part of the state (see Ledger A, 239).

In 1772, Fincastle County was formed from Botetourt County on the north side of the Great Kanawha River. Later, in 1789, a section of Botetourt County was added to Montgomery County.

Greenbrier County was formed in October 1777 from Botetourt and Montgomery counties in Virginia. It is now in the southeast portion of West Virginia. GW owned land in that county.

GW was born at Pope's Creek, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. In March 1762, GW to Westmoreland for the funeral of his half brother Augustine Washington.

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