Lawrence Washington

Lawrence Washington

Grandfather of George Washington
Born 1659

Lawrence Washington was a lawyer and planter in colonial Virginia who was educated in England. He was the paternal grandfather of George Washington.

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1659 Birth Lawrence Washington was the eldest son of John Washington (from Essex, England) and Anne Pope. He was born in September 1659, on his father's estate at Bridges Creek, in Westmoreland County, Colony of Virginia. … Read More


1688 29 Years Old In 1688, Lawrence married Mildred Warner, one of three daughters of Mildred Reade and the wealthy Gloucester County planter Augustine Warner, Jr. By her, he had three children: John (1692–1746), Augustine (1694–1743), and Mildred (1698–1747).


1698 39 Years Old Lawrence died at the age of 38 in February 1698, the same year in which his daughter was born. … Read More
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