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April 09, 1869

George Family, Papers, 1733–1920, Accession 24642, City of Richmond Circuit Court Records, Local Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

William George Received an Estimate for Plumbing Work

William Orville George was born on February 28, 1811, and was a resident of Richmond. He owned a large amount of real estate and rented dwellings houses. He also bought, sold, and hired out slaves. George received this estimate for plumbing work on a house on Cary Street just a few months before he died on August 16, 1869. Following his death, his heirs were involved in a dispute concerning his estate that lasted until 1920.