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Warburton Manor and the Digges family of Maryland

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Warburton Manor and the Digges family of Maryland by Anna Coxe Toogood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Warburton Manor and the Digges Family of Maryland: Eastern National Capital Parks, Maryland: Author: Anna Coxe Toogood: Publisher: Division of History, U.S. Office of Archeology and Historic.

Warburton Manor and the Digges family of Maryland: Eastern National Capital Parks, Maryland Unknown Binding – January 1, by Anna Coxe Toogood (Author)Author: Anna Coxe Toogood.

Patented By F. Robby, December 1, 1. "Warburton Manor" Marker. Inscription. “Warburton Manor”. Patented Home of the Digges Family (descendants of Edward Digges, governor of Virginia, –) The most intimate friend of George and Martha Washington in Prince George’s County, where they visited many times.

An account of baptisms, marriages and burials in the Digges family, from the records of the parish of Chilham.June Syles, Thomas and Mary and Wootton, Richard.

Warburton Manor was the home of the Digges family in Prince Georges County, Md., across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon. GW maintained relationships with members of the family for many years (see William Digges to GW, 4 Junein Papers, Colonial Series, description begins W.

Abbot et al., eds. He was Sheriff of York County inand moved to St. Mary's County, Maryland in He was made a member of the Provincial Council of Maryland as Colonel, and was Deputy Governor of Maryland.

He patented extensive lands in the Colony, was Lord of "Warburton Manor" in Prince George County on the Potomac. DIGGES, CHARLES, Prince George's Co. 18 Aug, ; 19 Apr, Ex: Father William Digges. Wit: Thos. Carson, William Lumley. === Folio WILLIAM DIGGES, of Warburton Manor PG 07/17/ 04/14/ Bequeaths to: 1.

George Digges --son. Esq. at death. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Digges sailed for London in and was in London again in where he spent three years with his brother Thomas. Digges was one of the men re- sponsible for raising subscriptions for St. John's College, ca.personally contributing £ to the school.

His home at "Warburton Manor/'. Thomas Attwood Digges by Joshua Reynolds. Kenneth Bowling disputes the attribution of this portrait in Peter Charles L'Enfant: vision, honor and male friendship in the early American Republic.

Thomas Attwood Digges () was L'Enfant's good friend. County, by FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER Charles Dickinson (?), of Dorchester and Caroline counties, merchant, son of John Dickinson (ca.

) and wife Rebackah. MOTHER: Sophia, daughter of Daniel Richardson (?), of Talbot County. BROTHER: Henry Dickinson (?). SISTERS: Sidney, who married. Notes === Folio WILLIAM DIGGES, of Warburton Manor PG 07/17/ 04/14/ Bequeaths to: 1. George Digges --son-to have all of testator's lands lying in Charles Town on the Wicomico River commonly called "Charles Town" and all other lands which testator possesses.

Buy Warburton Manor and the Digges family of Maryland: Eastern National Capital Parks, Maryland by Anna Coxe Toogood (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Author: Anna Coxe Toogood. Warburton Manor was the colonial home, patented inof the Digges Family, descendants of Edward Digges, who was Governor of Virginia from – Digges was an intimate friend of George and Martha Washington, who visited the house many times.

George Washington spent his forty-third birthday at Warburton Manor. Warburton Manor occupied a strategic site on the Potomac River and today it is Architectural style: Colonial. WARBURTON MANOR Demolished Fort Washington, Maryland. While owner of estates in several counties in the Province of Maryland, Colonel William Digges' name is associated with Warburton Manor patented in directly across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon.

The various generations of Digges who trace their descent from Colonel William, the first of Warburton Manor, have intermarried with many of the other representative families of Maryland, including the Carrolls, Darnalls, Sewalls, Lees, Neales and others. I lived in Wharburton Manor, on Pine Tree Lane, in Fort Washington during the time I attended Burroughs Jr High and Friendly High School ().

My parents stayed on until when they joined. Discover life events, stories and photos about Ann Sewell Digges () of Warburton Manor, Fort Washington, Prince George's, Maryland, United States.

Colonel William Digges (c 24 July ) was a politician in Colonial Virginia and a councillor in Colonial Maryland in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. He was the son of Edward Digges (/5), Governor of Virginia from to He was a member of the Maryland Proprietary Council until losing his office in during the Protestant Revolution, when the.

General Washington selected the site for the new fort, a riverside knoll nearly opposite Mount Vernon, and part of the old manor of Warburton, in Maryland. Charles Digges had purchased the land beforeand naming it a manor affected lordly manners. He had his river barge built like a Venetian gondola, and it was manned with negro skvfs.

Adventures of Alonso: containing some striking anecdotes of the present prime minister of Portugal-- in facsimile. Anonymously printed in London inand now attributed to Thomas Atwood Digges () of Warburton manor, Maryland. Digges was one of the men responsible for raising subscriptions for St.

John's College, ca.personally contributing £ to the school. His home at "Warburton Manor," later the site of Fort Washington, was directly across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon. George Washington's diaries record frequent visits between the two families.William Digges, member of a prominent Maryland Catholic family, lived in Prince Georges County at his plantation Warburton, across the Potomac River from Mount Vernon.

The Digges and Washington families were close friends and neighbors for many years. 1. .Maryland's Historical Sites and other Places of Interest. "Warburton Manor" Home of the Digges Family.

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