Although George Washington never had any children of his own, he did have a rather large family, comprised of his many siblings and step-children (and step-grandchildren). Learn more about the Washingtons, the Custises, and his other extended family.

George Washington's Family

Father
Augustine Washington (1694-1743)
Mother
Mary Ball Washington (1708-1789)
Brothers
Samuel Washington (1734-1781)
John Augustine Washington (1736-1787)
Charles Washington (1738-1799)
Sisters
Betty Washington Lewis (1733 - 1797)
Mildred Washington (1737-1740)
Half-Brothers
Butler Washington (1716-1716)
Lawrence Washington (1718-1752)
Augustine Washington Jr. (1720-1762)
Half-Sister
Jane Washington (1722-1734)
Wife
Martha Washington (1731-1802)
Biological Children
None
Step Children
Daniel Custis (1751–1754)
Frances Custis (1753–1757)
John "Jacky" Parke Custis (1754–1781)
Martha "Patsy" Parke Custis (1756–1773)
Step Grandchildren
Elizabeth "Eliza" Parke Custis Law (1776–1831)
Martha Parke Custis Peter (1777–1854)
Eleanor "Nelly" Parke Custis Lewis (1779–1852)
George Washington "Washy" Parke Custis (1781–1857)

Martha Washington

Martha Dandridge Custis married George Washington in 1759. Learn more about the many important roles that Martha Washington played throughout her life.

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Mary Ball Washington

Venerated as “The Mother of Washington” by groups in the 19th century and vilified by some historians in more recent years, Mary Ball Washington was an undeniably influential figure in the life of the first president.

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Family Coat of Arms

Throughout his life, Washington had the family’s heraldic crest applied to such diverse personal belongings as silverware, wax seals, horse-drawn carriages, walking sticks, and interiors of buildings including Mount Vernon, where the coat of arms was featured in the middle of the wooden fireplace mantel in the front parlor.

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