Servants and Laborers

Albin Rawlins

Clerk and secretary, Albin Rawlins worked for George Washingon from March 1798 until 1799. While working?

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Alexander Cleveland

An overseer at Muddy Hole Farm, Alexander Cleveland began working for George Washington in 1765, and?

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Anthony Whiting

A master farmer and estate manager who worked at Mount Vernon from 1790 until 1793, Anthony Whiting signed?

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Caleb Stone

A carpenter from Prince William County, Virginia, Caleb Stone worked at Mount Vernon between 1773 and January 1778. In February 1773, Stone agreed to be the "overlooker" of Washington's enslaved carpenters.

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Caven Bowe

An Irish-born tailor, Boa was indentured to George Washington in 1786.

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Cornelius McDermott Roe

An indentured stonemason and bricklayer, Carnelius McDermott Roe worked at Mount Vernon from 1784 until?

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David Cowan

A gardener who worked at Mount Vernon in the early 1770s, David Cowan left George Washington's employ?

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Eleanor Forbes

Eleanor Forbes was a housekeeper who worked at Mount Vernon from December 1797 until at least December?

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George Young

Hired by George Washington as a clerk in January of 1774, George Young accompanied Washington on his Kanawha expedition at a salary of twenty-five pounds per year.

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Going Lanphier

Going Lanphier was a carpenter and joiner from Fairfax County, Virginia, who worked occasionally for?

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Henry Young

An indentured stonemason, Henry Young worked at Mount Vernon from 1774 until 1781, with an interruption in his services from 1776 until 1778.

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Hugh Archer

A weaver who worked at Mount Vernon from 1777 until 1779. In 1779, Archer wove the following fabrics for a variety of customers, including other indentures at Mount Vernon: cotton, bed ticking, striped cotton, cotton stuff, handkerchiefs, linen, corded cotton, sheeting, and diaper for tablecloths.

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James Anderson

James Anderson helped establish and run Washington's distilling operation at Mount Vernon

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James Bloxham

James Bloxham was an English master farmer hired by George Washington via his friend, George William?

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James Boyd

Laborer assigned to a variety of jobs at Mount Vernon, including shearing sheep, making and resoling shoes, spinning shoe thread, and mending the bellows from the blacksmith shop.

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James Butler

James Butler was an Irish immigrant hired in December of 1792 as an overseer for the Mansion House Farm?

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James Donaldson

James Donaldson was a Scottish craftsman who supervised the slave carpenters at Mount Vernon between?

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Johann Christian Ehlers

Johann Christian Ehlers (or Ehler) was a German gardener that worked for George Washington from 1789?

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John Allison

John Allison [or Allistone] was hired by William Pearce to be one of the overseers at Mount Vernon, although?

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John Askew

John Askew was an indentured joiner that worked for George Washington from 1759 until 1767. Askew immigrated?

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John Ball

A millwright from Frederick County, Virginia, Ball was hired to work on George Washington's mill in December?

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John Broad

John Broad was an indentured joiner that worked for George Washington from 1774 until 1776. Broad was?

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John Evans

A joiner from Fairfax County, Virginia, who worked occasionally at Mount Vernon between 1779 and 1788. The exact nature of Evans' work is not specified in the surviving records, but he appears to have worked at Mount Vernon between April and November of 1779, for a period of 138 days. In 1782, when Washington was redesigning his stables and coach house, he explained to temporary estate manager Lund Washington that he should consult "Evans if he is a man capable of design upon the subject."

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John Fairfax

John Fairfax was an overseer working at the Mansion House Farm from 1784 until 1790. In the fall of?

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John Gottleib Richter

A gardener who worked at Mount Vernon from 1793 until 1796, John Gottleib Richter arrived in Philadelphia?

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John Knowles

An indentured bricklayer and laborer, John Knowles worked at Mount Vernon from 1773 until 1784, as well?

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John Neale

John Neale was a carpenter who worked at Mount Vernon from 1795 until 1798. Neale was recommended to?

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John Patterson

John Patterson was a house carpenter and joiner from Fairfax County, Virginia, who worked at Mount Vernon?

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John Saunders

An undertaker from Alexandria, Virginia, in the fall of 1789 John Saunders "came down [to Mount Vernon]?

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John Stadler

A "Musick Professor," originally from Germany, starting in 1766 Stadler gave singing and music lessons at Mount Vernon to Martha Washington, her two children (Martha Parke Custis and John Parke Custis), and their young friend, Sarah (Sally) Carlyle, who visited from Alexandria to attend.

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John Violet

An overseer working at Union Farm from 1796-1797, John Violet appears a handful of times in the historic?

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Jonathan Alton

Jonathan Alton was an overseer who worked for George Washington between 1755 and 1785. Alton served?

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Joseph Cash

An overseer at Dogue Run Farm, Joseph Cash worked at Mount Vernon from 1796 until 1797. Farm manager?

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Matthew Baldridge

Matthew Baldridge was an indentured joiner originally from England who worked for George Washington from?

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Michael Tracy

An indentured bricklayer from Ireland, Michael Tracy began working at Mount Vernon in 1768. Washington?

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Patrick Callahan

A miller who worked at Mount Vernon from 1797 until 1798, Callahan was hired in August of 1797 at a salary of fifty pounds per year.

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Philip Bateman

A gardener who worked at Mount Vernon from the spring of 1773 until 1789, Philip Bateman first appears?

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Richard Boulton

A house joiner and undertaker from St. Mary's County, Maryland, Richard Boulton worked at Mount Vernon?

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Richard Burnet

Richard Burnet was hired by Martha Washington in the spring of 1783 to assist her as a housekeeper and?

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Richard Tharpe

An Irish-born stucco artisan employed by John Rawlins of Baltimore, Richard Tharpe was the "principal?

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Sarah Harle

A housekeeper who worked at Mount Vernon for two years, Sarah Harle left George Washington's employ at the end of May of 1767.

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Susanna Bishop

Susanna Bishop, whose nickname was "Suekey," often acted as midwife for the slave women at Mount Vernon.

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Thomas Bishop

A servant who worked at Mount Vernon, Thomas Bishop came to America with General Edward Braddock from?

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Thomas Branagan

An indentured joiner that worked at Mount Vernon from 1784 until 1787, Branagan appears to have began working for Washington in the summer of 1784.

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Thomas Brooks

George Washington contacted his friend Alexander Spotswood during the summer of 1798 to inform him that?

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Thomas Davis

A weaver, Thomas Davis began working for George Washington at some point prior to June of 1766, his first appearance on the Mount Vernon tithables list

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Thomas Green

Thomas Green was a joiner and house-carpenter who worked for George Washington between 1782 and 1794?

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Thomas Mahony

Thomas Mahony was an Irish indentured house carpenter and joiner who worked at Mount Vernon from 1784?

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Thomas Spear

An English joiner, Thomas Spear ran away from George Washington's employ on the night of April 19th,?

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Turner Crump

A joiner from Fairfax County, Virginia, Crump worked at Mount Vernon from 1760 until 1764. Crump was hired by George Washington in December of 1760 to oversee the slave carpenters, at a salary of thirty pounds per year.

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William Garner

Hired by George Washington on December 10, 1788 to be the overseer on River Farm, William Garner was?

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William Pearce

A farm manager who worked for George Washington from 1793 until 1796, William Pearce's arrival in December?

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William Roberts

A miller, William Roberts worked at Mount Vernon starting in 1770 until at least 1785. Roberts was rehired?

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William Skilling

A laborer for George Washington primarily in the late 1760s, William Skilling also worked for Washington?

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William Spence

A gardener, William Spence arrived at Mount Vernon in late October of 1797. George Washington learned?

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William Stewart

An overseer at River Farm, William Stewart worked at Mount Vernon between 1794 and 1797. In a letter?

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William Triplett

William Triplett was a long-time neighbor and friend of George Washington. A self-employed brickmason?

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