Elizabeth “Betty” <I>Washington</I> Lewis


Elizabeth “Betty” Washington Lewis Famous memorial

Westmoreland County, Virginia, USA
Death 31 Mar 1797 (aged 63)
Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Burial Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 22154 View Source

Betty Washington was the only sister of President George Washington that lived to adulthood. Betty married Fielding Lewis and together they lived in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Fielding built the Kenmore estate in Fredericksburg which became their new home. After her husband's death in 1781 Betty moved to Western View plantation in Culpeper, Virginia to live with her daughter. Betty Washington spent the remaining days of her life there until her death in 1797.

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  • Added: 12 May 2001
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Betty” Washington Lewis (20 Jun 1733–31 Mar 1797), Find a Grave Memorial ID 22154, citing Western View Plantation, Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .