George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 30 June 1769]

30. The Rest of the Cradlers & hands went into the Neck & began there abt. 10 Oclock—Making a poor days Work—having cut only that piece of New Ground containing 14 Acres next the widow Sheridines.

Mrs. Barberry (Barbara?) Sheridine, whose husband John had recently died, continued to live on the land in Clifton’s Neck which her father-in-law was renting from GW. Several years later she married Samuel Haley, and the couple remained there until the Revolution.

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