George Washington Lease

Abraham Swango, father of Mary (Swango) Hicks, leased land from George Washington in Frederick County, Virginia. His last name was spelled “Swanger” in the lease. Mary’s last name was al spelled “Swanger” in the Revolutionary War pension papers of her husband, William Hicks.

Click here for a transcription of the lease (PDF).

Click here for PDF of actual lease.

 

George Washington Lease