General George Washington (Family (George Washington was married to Martha…
General George Washington
Date of birth and death
Born February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, VA
Died December 14,1799 in Mt. Vernon, VA
Before the war
George Washington was a large landowner
When George was 16 years old, he went to work as a surveyor.
George Washington was married to Martha Dandridge Custis
His father was a landowner and planter
He had no kids.
His father died when George was only 11 years old.
His older brother named Lawrence took good care of him.
In his first year, the capital was New York City, then to Philadelphia.
He was six feet tall, most people were around 5´ 8¨.
He never served as a president in Washington, D.C.
The story of George Washington cutting down the cherry tree most likely never happened.
He was the only president unanimously picked.
He was on the Colonist side
He was a colonist because he wanted freedom from the king.