George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was born in Diamond Grove, Missouri during the spring of 1865. George W. Carer died on January 5, 1943. He was not sure when he was actually born because they did not keep accurate records during this time. His parents were slaves. When he was an infant his father was killed in an accident. Then shortly after George, his mother and sister were stolen and took to Arkansas by raiders. He lived his childhood during the Civil War period.
Washington's father, Augustine Washington, had gone to school in England, had tasted seafaring life, and then settled down to manage his growing Virginia estates. His mother was Mary Ball, whom Augustine, a widower, had married early ...

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was an energetic, ambitious man who acquired much land, built mills, took an interest in opening iron mines, and sent his two oldest sons to England for schooling. By his first wife, Jane Butler, he had four children; by his second wife, Mary Ball, he had six. Augustine died April 12, ...

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Added: 3/13/2011 07:19:54 PM
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Category: African Studies
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