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John Washington

Male Abt 1633 - 1677  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name John Washington 
    Born Abt 1633  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1677  Richmond Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1555  MyTree
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2009 

    Father Lawrence Washington,   b. Abt 1602, Sulgrave Manor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1652, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Amphyllis Twigden,   b. Little Creaton, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1633  Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Pope 
    Married Dec 1658  Richmond Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lawrence Washington,   b. 1659, Mattox Creek, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1698, Mattox Creek, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F5131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • John Washington, born ca. 1633/4, died January 1677;
      sailed for Virginia in 1656 as mate and voyage partner of Edward
      Prescott, owner of te sea Horse of London, a ketch engaged in the
      tobacco trade;
      They arrived early in 1657. Having taken tobacco on board near Mattox
      Creek, they weighed anchor and set sail again, but the ketch sank;
      He bought land at Bridges Creek and settled there in 1664;
      Eventually he owned over 6,000 acres in Verginia, including the
      nucleus of the Wakefield and Mount Vernon estates;
      As a Colonel he led Virginian forces in the Indian War of 1675;
      Among civil offices, he was a member of the Virginian House of
      Burgesses for Westmoreland County;
      Married 2ndly December 1658 Anne Pope, widow of Walter Boadhurst and
      dr. of Lt.Col. Nathaniel Pope.