Ancestry of George Washington

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Washington
EthnicityEnglish
Current regionVirginia, United States
Place of origin England
Notable membersJohn Washington, Augustine and Mary
 
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Washington
EthnicityEnglish
Current regionVirginia, United States
Place of origin England
Notable membersJohn Washington, Augustine and Mary

The Washington immigrant ancestor and great-grandfather of President George Washington was John Washington, who was born in Purleigh, Essex, England around 1631 and emigrated to the Colony of Virginia in 1656.[1]

His great-great-great-grandfather, Nicolas Martiau, a Huguenot from Île de Ré, France, arrived at Virginia aboard the "Francis Bonaventure" in 1620.[2]

Ahnentafel[edit]

This table sets out the ancestry of President George Washington for five generations, numbered according to the Ahnentafel genealogical numbering system.

1. George Washington

Parents

2. Augustine Washington
3. Mary Ball

Grandparents

4. Lawrence Washington
5. Mildred Warner
6. Joseph Ball
7. Mary Montague (Payne)(Johnson)

Great-Grandparents

8. John Washington
9. Anne Pope
10. Augustine Warner, Jr.
11. Mildred Reade
12. William Ball
13. Hannah Atherold
14. Peter Montague
15. Mary Doodes

Great-Great-Grandparents

16. Lawrence Washington
17. Amphyllis Twigden
18. Nathaniel Pope
19. Lucy (Luce) Fox
20. Augustine Warner
21. Mary Towneley
22. George Reade
23. Elizabeth Martian (Martiau)
24. William Ball
25. Dorothy Tuttle
26. Thomas Atherold
27. Mary Harvey
28. Peter Montague
29. Cicely Reynolds
30. Meindert Doodes
31. Mary Garett (or Geret)

Ancestry chart[edit]

Patrilineal descent[edit]

Matrilineal descent[edit]

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