George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 19 November 1769]

19. Went to Church & returnd to Eltham to Dinner w. Mr. Dangerfd. & the Parson.

mr. dangerfd.: probably William Daingerfield, who at this time was a New Kent County militia colonel and justice of the peace and a vestryman for Blisland Parish. In 1770 he moved to the plantation of Belvidera in Spotsylvania County, which had been inherited by his wife, Sarah Taliaferro Daingerfield. The parson for Blisland Parish in New Kent and James City counties was Rev. Price Davies.

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