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Descendants of Robert Washington

Generation One


1. Robert1 Washington married Elizabeth Light.
Children of Robert1 Washington and Elizabeth Light were:

Generation Two


2. Lawrence2 Washington (Robert1) was born circa 1568. He married Margaret Butler, daughter of William Butler and Margaret Greeke, on 3 Aug 1588. He died on 13 Dec 1616 at Of Sulgrave and Wyke Hamon. He was buried at Great Bington Church.
Children of Lawrence2 Washington and Margaret Butler were as follows:

Generation Three


4. Lawrence (Rev.)3 Washington (Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1602 at Sulgrave Manor, Northamptonshire, England. He married Amphyllis Twigden in 1633 Purleigh, Essex, England. He died in 1652 at England. He was buried at Malden, Essex, England.
He was Rector of Purleigh and Little Braxted, Essex, Fellow and Lecturer of Brasenose College.
Children of Lawrence (Rev.)3 Washington and Amphyllis Twigden were as follows:

Generation Four


7. John (Col. Emigrant)4 Washington (Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1633 at Purleigh, Essex, England. He married Anne Pope, daughter of Nathaniel (Col.) Pope and (--?--) Lucy, circa 1658 Westmoreland Co, VA. He married Ann Broadhurst Brett circa 1669. He married Frances Gerrard (Speake) (Peyton) Appleton after 1670. He died in 1677 at Washington Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA. He was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemerary.
He was Justice of Westmoreland, Burgess of the Colony. Military service Lt Col in VA Militia. He emigrated in 1656 to Virginia on the "Sea Horse." Will on 21 Sep 1675.
Children of John (Col. Emigrant)4 Washington and Anne Pope were as follows:

There were no children of John (Col. Emigrant)4 Washington and Ann Broadhurst Brett.

There were no children of John (Col. Emigrant)4 Washington and Frances Gerrard (Speake) (Peyton) Appleton.

Generation Five


9. Lawrence (Major)5 Washington (John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in Sep 1659 at "Mattox Neck", Westmoreland. He married Mildred Warner, daughter of Augustine Warner II and Mildred Reade, in 1690. He died in 1697. He was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemetery.
He was Lawyer, Justice of Westmoreland, Burgess of the Colony. Will on 11 Mar 1697/98.
Children of Lawrence (Major)5 Washington and Mildred Warner were as follows:


10. Ann5 Washington (John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1660 at Westmoreland, VA. She married Francis (Major 2) Wright, son of Richard (Capt. 1) Wright and Ann Mottrom, circa 1680. She died in Mar 1696/97. She was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemetery.
Children of Ann5 Washington and Francis (Major 2) Wright were as follows:


11. John (Captain)5 Washington (John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1661 at Washington Parish, Westmoreland, VA. He married Ann Wickliffe, daughter of David Wicklife and (--?--) Elizabeth, circa 1688. He died in 1697 at "Appomatox" plantation, Westmoreland. He was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemetery.
Will on 22 Jan 1696/97.
Children of John (Captain)5 Washington and Ann Wickliffe are as follows:

Generation Six


12. John6 Washington (Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1692. He married Catherine Whiting.
Children of John6 Washington and Catherine Whiting are:


13. Augustine6 Washington (Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1694 at of Bridges Creek, Washington Parish, Westmoreland. He married Jane Butler, daughter of Caleb Butler, on 30 Apr 1715. He married Mary Ball, daughter of Joseph (Col. of Epping Forest) Ball and Mary (Montague) Johnson, on 6 Mar 1729/30. He died on 12 Apr 1743 at Ferry Farm, Westmoreland (then King George). He was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemetery.
Acquired from sister Mildred Mt. Vernon. Will. He was Justice of Westmoreland, Burgess of the Colony.
Children of Augustine6 Washington and Jane Butler were as follows:

Children of Augustine6 Washington and Mary Ball were as follows:


15. Anne (3)6 Wright (Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) married Gerrard Davis. She died in 1763. Will.
Children of Anne (3)6 Wright and Gerrard Davis are:


17. John (3)6 Wright Sr. (Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born circa 1685 at Westmoreland County, VA. He married (--?--) Dorothy circa 1705. He died circa 1729 at Leesylvania plantation on Powell's Run, Hamilton Parish, Stafford, now Prince William County.
. Will. He was Justice in Westmoreland County. On 27 Aug 1723 Family rift, exchanged his 800 acres in Cople Parish, Westmoreland for 1,000 acre from Henry "Leesylvania" in Powell's Run in Stafford, now Prince William.
Children of John (3)6 Wright Sr. and (--?--) Dorothy were as follows:

Generation Seven


24. Lawrence7 Washington (Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1718 at Popes Creek, Westmoreland. He married Anne Fairfax, daughter of William Fairfax and Sarah Walker, on 10 Jul 1743. He died in 1752 at Spotsylvania County, VA.
Left his estate to half brother, George. Inherited Mt. Vernon from father Augustine. He was educated at Appleby's in London. Will on 17 Jun 1752.
Children of Lawrence7 Washington and Anne Fairfax are:


25. Augustine (Austin) (Col.)7 Washington Jr. (Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born circa 1720 at of "Bridges Creek" Washington Parish, Westmoreland. He married Ann Aylett, daughter of William (Capt.) Aylett and Ann Ashton. He died in May 1762 at Pope's Creek. He was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemetery.
He was Justice of Westmoreland, Burgess of the Colony. Inherited Wakefield. He was educated at Appleby's in London.
Children of Augustine (Austin) (Col.)7 Washington Jr. and Ann Aylett were as follows:


28. Elizabeth (Betty)7 Washington (Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born on 28 Jun 1733 at Popes Creek, Westmoreland. She married Fielding (Col.) Lewis, son of John Lewis and Elizabeth Warner, on 7 May 1750. She died on 31 Mar 1797 at Western View, Culpeper, at age 63. She was buried at Western View, Culpeper.
Children of Elizabeth (Betty)7 Washington and Fielding (Col.) Lewis were as follows:


29. Samuel (Col.)7 Washington (Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born on 16 Nov 1734 at "Wakefield", Westmoreland. He married Susannah Perrin Holding. He married Jane Champ, daughter of John (Col.) Champ. He married Mildred Thornton, daughter of John (Col.) Thornton and Mildred Gregory. He married Lucy Chapman, daughter of Nathaniel Chapman. He married Anne Steptoe, daughter of James (Col.) Steptoe and Hannah Ashton. He married Susannah Perrin Holding in 1780. He died in 1781.
He lived in 1770 at "Harewood." He was Magistrate, Justice of Frederick County, magistrate and sheriff of Berkeley County. Will on 9 Sep 1781.
There were no children of Samuel (Col.)7 Washington and Jane Champ.

Children of Samuel (Col.)7 Washington and Mildred Thornton were:

There were no children of Samuel (Col.)7 Washington and Lucy Chapman.

Children of Samuel (Col.)7 Washington and Anne Steptoe were as follows:

There were no children of Samuel (Col.)7 Washington and Susannah Perrin Holding.

Children of Samuel (Col.)7 Washington and Susannah Perrin Holding are:


30. John (Maj.) "Jack" Augustine7 Washington (Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born on 13 Jan 1735/36 at Ferry Farm, Westmoreland. He married Hannah Bushrod, daughter of John Bushrod and Mildred Corbyn, in 1756. He died in 1787.
Will on 2 Jun 1784.
Children of John (Maj.) "Jack" Augustine7 Washington and Hannah Bushrod were as follows:


31. Charles7 Washington (Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born on 2 May 1738 at Mt. Vernon. He married (--?--) Mildred in 1759. He died in 1799.
Charlestown W. VA named after him. He was County Magistrate, Spotsylvania, owned Rising Sun Tavern in Fredericksburg. He lived in 1780 at "Happy Retreat", Berkeley County.
Children of Charles7 Washington and (--?--) Mildred are as follows:


34. John (Capt.4)7 Wright (John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born circa 1700 at Cople Parish, Westmoreland. He married Elizabeth (Bronaugh) Darnall, daughter of Jeremiah Bronaugh, circa 1727 Richmond Co., VA. He died in 1792 at Fauquier. He was buried at "Pine View" near Liberty.

Appraised the estate of the Rev. James Keith. He was lawyer, vestryman, 1731 Justice of Peace PW County, judge. He lived at original owner of "old Major Wright Tract" remained in family till 1847. Property on 23 Mar 1739/40 PW County, purchased 236 acres in Hamilton Parish from Jeremiah Darnall and his wife Catharine. Will on 1 Jun 1785.
Children of John (Capt.4)7 Wright and Elizabeth (Bronaugh) Darnall were as follows:


35. Francis (4)7 Wright (John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1709 at of Hamilton Parish, PW County. He married Ann Massey on 7 Sep 1737. He died in 1742.
Will. Eldest son, inherited father's land. On 28 May 1739 Sold 333 acres of land inherited from father to Benjamin Grayson and on July 27, 1741 sold remaining 667 acres back to Henry Lee.
Children of Francis (4)7 Wright and Ann Massey are as follows:

Generation Eight


37. Elizabeth8 Washington (Augustine7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1750. She married Alexander (Gen.) Spottswood, son of John Spottswood and Mary Dandridge.
Children of Elizabeth8 Washington and Alexander (Gen.) Spottswood are:


40. William (Col.) Augustine8 Washington (Augustine7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1757. He married Jane (Jenny) Washington, daughter of John (Maj.) "Jack" Augustine Washington and Hannah Bushrod. He married Mary Lee, daughter of Richard (Signer) Henry Lee and Ann Aylett. He married Sarah Tayloe on 11 May 1799. He died in 1810.
No issue.
Children of William (Col.) Augustine8 Washington and Jane (Jenny) Washington were as follows:

There were no children of William (Col.) Augustine8 Washington and Mary Lee.

There were no children of William (Col.) Augustine8 Washington and Sarah Tayloe.


48. Thornton8 Washington (Samuel7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1760. He married Mildred Berry. He married Frances Townshend on 31 Mar 1786 King George County, VA. He died in 1786.
Mentioned in GW's will.
There were no children of Thornton8 Washington and Mildred Berry.

Children of Thornton8 Washington and Frances Townshend are:


51. George Steptoe8 Washington (Samuel7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born circa 1772 at Berkeley Co., (West) Virginia. He married Lucy Payne, daughter of John (3) Payne and Mary Coles, in 1793. He died on 28 Jan 1809 at Augusta, GA.
He lived at Harewood. He was educated at Alexandria Academy. Executor of Uncle George's Will.
Children of George Steptoe8 Washington and Lucy Payne are:


55. Jane (Jenny)8 Washington (John7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born on 20 Jun 1759. She married William (Col.) Augustine Washington, son of Augustine (Austin) (Col.) Washington Jr. and Ann Aylett. She died on 10 Aug 1791 at age 32. She was buried at GW Birthplace National Monument, Bridges Creek Washington Family Cemetery.
Children of Jane (Jenny)8 Washington and William (Col.) Augustine Washington were as follows:


58. Corbin8 Washington (John7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1765. He married Hannah Lee. He died in 1799.
Children of Corbin8 Washington and Hannah Lee were:


65. William (5)8 Wright (John7, John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born circa 1728 at Fauquier. He married Mary Grant, daughter of William Grant Jr, before 1751. He died in 1809 at Bedford, now Franklin Co. VA.
Military service Rev War veteran. He was Blacksmith. Property in 1762 Sold his inherited land. In 1764 moved to in Bedford County. Will on 10 Oct 1808.
Children of William (5)8 Wright and Mary Grant were as follows:


66. John (5)8 Wright Jr. (John7, John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born circa 1731 at 'Leesylvania", Prince William. He married Ann Williams, daughter of Jonas Williams and Honour Williams, in 1753. He died on 30 Oct 1789 at Surry County, North Carolina.
Military service in 1763 Captain in Fauquier Militia, 1777 enlisted NC regiment. After 1774 Moved to North Carolina, Buck Shoal township, Surry (now Yadkin) County. Will on 8 Oct 1789.
Children of John (5)8 Wright Jr. and Ann Williams are as follows:


67. James (Major 5)8 Wright (John7, John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born in 1738 at Fauquier. He married Mary Duncan, daughter of Joseph Duncan Sr. and (--?--) Lidya, on 8 Dec 1763 Fauquier Co., VA. He died before Nov 1812 at Fauquier. He was buried in 1812 at  Kelly/James Cemetery, Bealeton, Fauquier, VA.  Military service 11th & 7th Regiment of Continental Army.  In May 1780 captured by British at Charleston, SC. Died intestate.
Children of James (Major 5)8 Wright and Mary Duncan were:

Generation Nine


84. John Augustine Washington9 II (Corbin8 Washington, John7, Augustine6, Lawrence5, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) married (--?--) Jane. He died in 1832.
Inherited Mt. Vernon.
Children of John Augustine Washington9 II and (--?--) Jane were:


86. William9 Wright (William8, John7, John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born at Franklin County, VA. He died in 1830.
Children of William9 Wright include:


87. James9 Wright (William8, John7, John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born at Franklin County, VA. He died in 1823.
Children of James9 Wright include:


94. Elizabeth (Betsy)9 Wright (James8, John7, John6, Ann5 Washington, John4, Lawrence3, Lawrence2, Robert1) was born on 1 Feb 1762 at Lancaster Co., VA. She married John Thomas James, son of John (Capt.) James and Dinah Allen, on 28 Jun 1785 Fauquier County, Sec. 5 Ch.33. She died on 28 Feb 1828 at Fauquier Co., VA, at age 66. She was buried at Kelly/James Cemetery, R 28 N. Rt 745 Bealeton.
 Inherited from grandfather John 4 Wright, negro Jinny. She lived in 1815 at Fauquier, 17E. Will in Book 13, page 394 dated January 3, 1828 proved Oct. 27, 1834.
Children of Elizabeth (Betsy)9 Wright and John Thomas James were as follows:

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