George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 27 August 1772]

27. Went with Mrs. Washington and Miss Custis to Mr. William Digges’s and Dind there—only Betcy & Jenny Digges at home. Returnd in the Afternoon.

jenny digges: Jane Digges (c.1754–1826) was apparently the youngest of William and Ann Digges’s many children (BOWIE description begins Effie Gwynn Bowie. Across the Years in Prince George’s County: A Genealogical and Biographical History of Some Prince George’s County, Maryland and Allied Families. Richmond, 1947. description ends , 255; RAMSBURGH description begins Edith Roberts Ramsburgh. “Sir Dudley Digges, His English Ancestry and the Digges Line in America.” Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine 57 (1923): 125–39. description ends , 130–31).

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