WASHINGTON

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 1998.

John Washington

John Washington ,  b. 1633/34; d. 1698 m. Anne Pope .  In 1674/75 John Washington together with Nicholas Spencer  were granted 5,000 acres along the Potomac River between Little Hunting Creek and Douge Creek.  This transaction is recorded as a royal patent issued by the colony's Governor Jeffreys .  The patent was issued as payment for transport of one hundred immigrants into Virginia . 

John & Anne (Pope) Washington  had:

Captain Lawrence Washington

Captain Lawrence Washington , son of John & Anne (Pope) Washington , b. Sep 1659, Westmoreland Co., Virginia ; d.  Feb 1697/98, Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., Virginia; m. 1688/89 to Mildred Warner , daughter of Col. Augustine & Mildred  (Reade) Warner , d. 1701. 

Lawrence & Mildred ( Warner )   Washington  had:

Captain Augustine Washington

Captain Augustine Washington , son of Lawrence & Mildred (Warner)  Washington , b. 1693/94, Wakefield, Westmoreland Co., Virginia; d. 12 Apr 1743, Ferry Farm, King George Co., Virginia; m 1st  to Jane Butler ; m 2nd 6 MAR 1730/31 to Mary Ball , b. 1708/09.

Mrs. Mary Washington (O) is found in the records of Spotsylvania County as providing bacon for the use of the Continental Armies between the years of 1774-1786.[i]

Capt. Augustine & Jane ( Butler ) Washington  had four (4) children:

1.      Butler , b. 1715/16
2.      Lawrence , b. 1717/18; m. Anne Fairfax , daughter of William Fairfax . Anne ( Fairfax ) Washington  m 2nd to Colonel George Lee .
3.      Augustine , b. 1719/20
4.     Jane , b. 1721/22

Capt. Augustine & Mary (Ball) Washington  had six (6) children:

5.      George , b. 11 Feb  1732
6.        Betty , b. 1732/33
7.      Samuel , b. 1733/34
8.      John Augustine , b. 1735/36 ; John Washington  (O) is found in the records of Spotsylvania County as providing bacon for the use of the Continental Armies between the years of 1774-1786.[ii]
9.        Charles , b. 1737/38;  Charles Washington  is found as a petitioner in the records of Spotsylvania County protesting the removal of the Court House from Fredericksburg , VA. [iii]
10.        Mildred , b. 1738/39

George Washington , Esq. O

5.  George Washington  Esq., son of Capt. Augustine & Mary (Ball) Washington , b. 11 Feb 1732, Pope's Creek, Westmoreland Co., Virginia; d. 14 Dec 1799, Mount Vernon, Fairfax Co., Virginia; bur. Mount Vernon, Fairfax Co., Virginia; m. 6 Jan 1759, New Kent Co., Virginia to Martha Dandridge , b. 21 Jun 1731, New Kent Co., VA; d.  22 May 1802, Mount Vernon, Fairfax Co., VA.  There were no children by this marriage.

George Washington , Esq. was commissioned on 13 Dec 1752 to be Major and Adjutant of the Militia, Horse and Foot, in the counties of Princess Anne , Norfolk, Nansemond, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surrey, Brunswick, Prince George, Dinwiddie, Chesterfield, Amelia, and Cumberland and took the oath on 10 Feb 1735.[iv]

George Washington  was elected without opponent by 69 electoral votes.  He was in office from 1789 to 1797 (two terms).  His vice-president was his successor John Adams . He refused to run for a third term and - thereby -  unofficially instituted the2-term rule for American presidents, the only exception being Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Martha Dandridge , had m 1st to Daniel Parke Custis .  Daniel Parke & Martha (Dandridge) Custis  had:

5.1.      Daniel Parke Custis , b. 1750/51
5.2.     
Frances Parke  Custis , b. 1753
5.3.     
John Custis , b. 1754
5.4.     
Martha Patsy Custis , b. 1755


[i] Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786, Spotsylvania Historical Association, 1975
[ii]
Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786, Spotsylvania Historical Association, 1975
[iii]
Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786, Spotsylvania Historical Association, 1975
[iv]
Virginia County Records Volume 1 Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, edited by William Armstrong  Crozier, 1905 Genealogical Publishing Co., p. 516