George W. Lash was born in Alexandria, Virginia in 1846. During the 1880 United States Census he resided at Alexandria, Virginia, where he was a cigar manufacturer. He resided with his wife, Ada DeVaughn Lash, age 30, and his children, George W. Lash, age 5, and his daughters, Belle Lash, age 3, and Bettie Lash, age 1. The household was headed by his father-in-law, John T. DeVaughn, age 56, and his mother-in-law, Josephine DeVaughn, age 53.
He and his wife were married 12 July 1872, at Alexandria, Fairfax, Virginia
LASH, GEORGE W
SGT GRIMES BATT CSA
DATE OF DEATH: 11/10/1908
BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 120-A
LASH, ADA W/O GEORGE W
DATE OF DEATH: 09/17/1939
BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 120-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF GW LASH, SGT GRIMES BATTERY CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
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