George Washington Papers

[Diary entry: 26 February 1799]

26. Morning cold & cloudy with the Wind at No. Et. & Mer. at 22 Morng. & Eveng. Abt. 3 Oclock it began to snow, & continued steadily to do so. Mrs. Potts—Mrs. Fendall—Mr. Andw. Ramsay & Wife—Mr. Wm. Ramsay—Mr. Edmd. Lee & Sister Lucy—and Mr. Hodgden dined here & returned—and Mr. Bushrod Washington came in the afternoon.

Mrs. Fendall was Philip R. Fendall’s third wife, Mary Lee Fendall (born c.1775), a sister to Edmund, Charles, and Light Horse Harry Lee.

Andrew Ramsay was married in 1795 to Catherine Graham (d. 1844), daughter of Richard Graham (d. 1796) and Jane Brent Graham of Dumfries.

Lucy Lee (b. 1774), a daughter of Henry Lee of Leesylvania, was Mrs. Fendall’s sister.

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