George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 19 September 1773]

19. The two Mr. Alexanders went away after breakfast. My Brother Sam—his Wife & Two children came to Dinner.

Samuel Washington’s wife is Anne Steptoe Washington, and the two children are probably Thornton and Ferdinand Washington, although George Steptoe Washington, who was born to Samuel and Anne sometime during the early 1770s, may have been one of them (WAYLAND [1] description begins John W. Wayland. The Washingtons and Their Homes. 1944. Reprint. Berryville, Va., 1973. description ends , 139, 143).

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