Rahul Sharma

Ancestry of George Washington

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Ethnicity  English, Dutch, French
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Ancestry of George Washington
Current region  Virginia, United States
Members  John 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, United Kingdom, around 1631 and emigrated to the Colony of Virginia in 1656.

George Washington's immediate ancestry entirely traces back to England, other than a great-great-great-grandfather, Nicolas Martiau, a Huguenot from Île de Ré, France and naturalized Englishman, who arrived at Virginia aboard the Francis Bonaventure in 1620.


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

1. George Washington


2. Augustine Washington
3. Mary Ball


4. Lawrence Washington
5. Mildred Warner
6. Joseph Ball
7. Mary (the widow Johnson)


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


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. ?
29. ?
30. ?
31. ?


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