Lewis and Ella Washington: A Love Story?

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By: Lawrence Bopp On the 6th of November 1860, Lewis and Ella Washington were wed at her family residence of Clover Lea in Mechanicsburg, Virginia. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Beallair in Jefferson County to establish their home together. We know Lewis and Ella were distant cousins; Lewis was George Washington’s great-grandnephew and Ella a… Read more »