George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 7 July 1768]

7. Mr. Lee went away. Mr. Darnel & Daughter—Mr. Geo. Digges & his two eldest Sisters came here & stayed all Night.

The Darnall (many spellings) family of Maryland descended from Col. Henry Darnall (d. 1711), who emigrated from England in 1672. This Mr. Darnall may be a great-grandson of Col. Henry, also named Henry, whose daughter Mary married Charles Carroll of Carrollton this same year (rowland [1] description begins Kate Mason Rowland. The Life of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, 1737–1832, with His Correspondence and Public Papers. 2 vols. New York, 1898. description ends , 2:445–47).

George Digges (1743–1792) was the eldest son of William Digges of Warburton Manor. George’s two eldest sisters were Theresa (Tracy) and Elizabeth (Betty).

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