George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 3 February 1769]

3. Went a Gunning up the Creek—killd 7 Ducks. In the Afternoon Colo. F. Lewis & son Fieldg. & Mr. Rozer came here.

Fielding Lewis, Jr. (1751–1803), was the eldest son of GW’s sister Betty and Col. Fielding Lewis. About 1769 Fielding Jr. married Ann (Nancy) Alexander, daughter of Mary Dent and Gerard Alexander of Alexandria, and settled in Fairfax County (sorley description begins Merrow Egerton Sorley, comp. Lewis of Warner Hall: The History of a Family . . .. 1935. Reprint. Baltimore, 1979. description ends , 142).

mr. rozer: probably Henry Rozer (Rozier) of Prince George’s County, Md.

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