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George Washington: Family Tree

George Washington's Family Chart*

Butler Washington (b. 1716)


Lawrence Washington (1718-1752)
  m. Anne Fairfax (1728-1761)


Augustine Washington (1720-1762)
  m. Anne Aylett


Elizabeth Washington (c.1750-1814)
Jane Washington (b.1752)
Ann Washington (b.1753)
William Augustine Washington (1757-1810) 


Jane Washington (1722-1734)


Augustine Washington (1694-1743) 
m. 1) Jane Butler
m. 2) Mary Ball


George Washington (1732-1799)
 
m. Martha Dandridge Custis (1731-1802)


John Parke Custis (1754-1781)
Martha Custis (1756-1773)
Betty Washington (1733-1797)
  m. Fielding Lewis (1725-1781)


Betty Lewis (1765-1830)
Lawrence Lewis (1769-1839)
Robert Lewis (1769-1829)
Howell Lewis (1771-1822)


Samuel Washington (1734-1781)
  m. 1)Jane Champe
  m. 2)Mildred Thornton
  m. 3)Lucy Chapman
  m. 4)Anne Steptoe
  m. 5)Susannah Perrin


Thornton Washington (1758-1787)
Ferdinand Washington (1767-1788)
George Steptoe Washington (1773-1808)
Lawrence A Washington (1775-1824) 
Harriot Washington (1776-1822)
John P. Washington (1781-1884)
John Augustine Washington (1736-1787)
  m. Hannah Bushrod


Jane Washington (1759-1791)
Mildred Washington (b. 1760)
Bushrod Washington (1762-1829)
Corbin Washington (1765-1799)
William A. Washington (1767-1785)


Charles Washington (1738-1799)
  m. Mildred Thornton


George A. Washington (1763-1793)
Samuel Washington (c.1765-1832)
Frances Washington (1763-1815)
Mildred Washington (c.1777-1805)
Mildred Washington (1739-1740)

*Information for chart taken from John A. Wayland's The Washingtons and Their Homes, Berryville, Va. : Virginia Book Company, 1973 (facsimile reprint); and on staff research. For information on the Washington family before they emigrated to America, see the Sulgrave Manor website.

Lawrence Washington (1718-1752)

  • George Washington's elder half-brother
  • Adjutant General of Virginia
  • Militia officer
  • Married Anne Fairfax (1728-1761)
  • Resident of Mount Vernon from 1742-1752

See also "Lawrence Washington" in the Annual Report of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Va.: the Association (1936): 32-33.

Augustine Washington (1694-1743)

  • George Washington's father
  • County Court Justice
  • County Sheriff
  • Town Trustee
  • Parish Warden and Vestryman
  • Married Jane Butler (1699-1729) in 1715 and Mary Ball (1708-1789) in 1731
  • Resident of Mount Vernon from 1735-1738

See also The Washingtons and Their Homes by John A. Wayland. Berryville, Va. : Virginia Book Company, 1973 (facsimile reprint), especially chapters 1 through 3. For information on Lawrence Washington (1659-1698), Augustine's father, see the National Park Service's biography of him on their Pope's Creek website.


George Washington (1732-1799)

  • First President of the United States
  • President of the Constitutional Convention
  • Commander-in-chief of American Forces, Revolutionary War
  • Delegate to Continental Congress
  • Member of House of Burgesses
  • Justice of County Court
  • Commander-in-chief of Virginia Forces, French & Indian War
  • Aide-de-camp to General Braddock, French & Indian War
  • Parish Vestryman
  • Resident of Mount Vernon 1735-1738, 1748-1799 See also Meet George Washington in the Learn section of this website

    Martha Washington (1731-1802)

    • George Washington's wife
    • 1st First Lady of the United States
    • Had four children with her first husband, Daniel Parke Custis, Daniel Parke (1751-1754), Frances Parke (1753-1757), John ("Jacky") Parke (1754-1781), and Martha ("Patsy") Parke (1756-1773)
    • Married George Washington in 1759
    • Resident of Mount Vernon from 1759-1802

    See also the First Ladies section of the White House Historical Society's website as well as the biographical notes in the Finding Aid:


    Samuel Washington (1734-1781)

    • George Washington's brother
    • Justice of the Peace
    • County Magistrate
    • County Sheriff
    • Militia Officer
    • Parish Vestryman
    • Married Jane Champe, then Mildred Thornton (with whom he had two children, Thornton born in 1760 and Tristram born in 1763), then Lucy Chapman, then Anne Steptoe (with whom he had four children, Ferdinand born in 1767, George Steptoe, Lawrence Augustine, and Harriot), and then Susannah Perrin (with whom he had one child, John Perrin Washington born before September 1781)
    • Resident of Mount Vernon from 1735-1738

    See also The Washingtons and Their Homes by John A. Wayland. Berryville, Va. : Virginia Book Company, 1973 (facsimile reprint), especially chapter 8.


    John Augustine Washington (1736-1787)

    • George Washington's brother
    • Member of County Committee of Safety, Revolutionary War
    • Chairman, County Committee for Relief of Boston, Revolutionary War
    • Town Trustee
    • Parish Vestryman
    • Married Hannah Bushrod in 1756
    • Resident of Mount Vernon 1736-1738, and from about 1752-1760

    See also The Washingtons and Their Homes by John A. Wayland. Berryville, Va. : Virginia Book Company, 1973 (facsimile reprint), especially chapter 7.


    Charles Washington (1738-1799)

    • George Washington's brother
    • County Magistrate
    • Founder of Charles Town, (now) West Virginia
    • Resident of Mount Vernon in 1738

    See also The Washingtons and Their Homes by John A. Wayland. Berryville, Va. : Virginia Book Company, 1973 (facsimile reprint), especially chapter 9.