The History & Legacy of UMW

UMW Digital History Archive

Mary Ball Washington

Mary Ball Washington the mother of George Washington. , ca. 1912. [United States: publisher not transcribed] Photograph.

This site focuses on the history of Mary Ball Washington, George Washington’s mother and the namesake of the University of Mary Washington. It includes information about her childhood, marriage, and life after children. This site also includes a timeline, family tree, and other rich resources on the “grandmother of our country.”

This site was one that we were unable to restore due to time restraints and a lack of technical knowledge. To read about our “work in progress” sites and our broken sites, click here.