b. 11 Oct 1771, on the old homestead in Manchester, Maryland
m. Elizabeth Weaver Phillip who lived on an adjoining plantation. She was blind for the last 15 years of he life.
Did not learn a trade, but remained on the plantation with his father, which he inherited. During his lifetime there were many improvements in farming, and he remained active in that pursuit until he was 81 years of age. In March 1852 he moved to the town of Manchester, Maryland.
Although he never held a political office, he was a firm Jeffersonian Democrat. A strict member of the Reformed Church. "He was well respected by all with whom he came into contact in the business relationships of life."
d. 4 July 1857 (85); he and wife buried in Reformed Church Cemetery, Manchester. (They had been married 61 years.)
Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.
George is 27 degrees from Elon Musk, 26 degrees from Walter Bentley, 34 degrees from Bertha Benz, 25 degrees from David Buick, 22 degrees from Walter Chrysler, 34 degrees from Raymond Dennis, 25 degrees from Henry Ford, 32 degrees from Assar Gabrielsson, 25 degrees from Sam McLaughlin, 32 degrees from René Panhard, 37 degrees from Hub van Doorne and 30 degrees from Maureen Wilkins on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.