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Fun Fact February 22, 2021.

22 February 2021


Happy Birthday to George Washington, who was born on this date in 1732.  He was born at Popes Creek plantation, Virginia, in Westmoreland County.  His father was Augustine built the plantation house in the 1720’s. His mother was Mary Ball. He had three brothers, three half brothers, two sisters and one half sister.  Although he had no formal education his first job was a surveyor and at the age of 16 joined his neighbor and friend George William Fairfax to help layout lots within a large tract along the western frontier of Virginia.  He married Martha on January 6, 1759.  They were married 40 years and he was the father to two surviving step children from Martha’s previous marriage to Daniel Curtis.

Fun Fact February 22, 2021.
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