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Nicknames: "Austin"
Birthplace: Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland, Virginia
Death: Died in Wakefield, Westmoreland, Virginia
Occupation: Half-Brother of George Washington, 1st President of USA
Managed by: Holly Dianne Faulkner
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About Augustine Washington, Jr.

Note:

! (1) "Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America" (Burke's Peerage Ltd., London, 1st ed.) p.48. Half-Brothers and Sister of President Washington.

(2) "Virginia Vital Records from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly" (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984), "Inscriptions on Old Tombstones in Westmoreland and Northumberland Counties," p.548.

! Birth: (1) s/o Capt. Augustine WASHINGTON/Jane BUTLER; gs/o Capt. Lawrence WASHINGTON/Mildred WARNER. 1720. Bridge's Creek, VA.

Marriage to Anne AYLETT: (1) 1743. (2)

Death: (1) 1762.

(1) Of Wakefield, Westmoreland Co., VA.

(1) Colonel of Virginia Militia.

(1) Member of Virginia Assembly.

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Will: 18 Sep. 1758 Westmoreland Co., VA.

Probate: 25 May 1762 Westmoreland Co., VA.

Burial: 1762 Bridges Memorial Washington Family cemetery, VA.

Children:

  1. Betty WASHINGTON
  2. Nancy WASHINGTON
  3. Jane WASHINGTON b: 1752
  4. Col. William Augustine WASHINGTON b: 25 Nov. 1757
  5. George WASHINGTON b: 1761/62

WILL:

   To son William Augustine at 21; my decd. brother Lawrence Washington ; my three daughters Betty , Nancy and Jane ; wife to be extx. with Fielding Lewis , Richard Henry Lee , and my brothers George and John Washington , Codicil. 16 Feb. 1762. My wife being delivered of a son George ; my wife in descent from her grandfather Col. Ashton ; my brothers Samuel and Charles ; the children of my sister Lewis and the children of my sister in law Mrs. Booth ; to Mrs. William Booth of Cople Parish.

Sources:

1. Westmoreland County Wills Book XIV.

2. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, non-profit organization founded in 1853 by Ann Pamela Cunningham.

3. Virginia County Records, New Series, Volume I, Westmoreland County. Hasbrouck Heights, NJ: The Genealogical Association, 1913.

4. Place of burial verifiable based on the original stone marker found at Bridges Creek grave site, and the "Original Indentures, Bonds, Agreements, etc. 1653-1760.

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Colonel Augustine Washington, Jr. (1720 – May 1762) was the second son of Augustine Washington and Jane Butler, and George Washington's half-brother. Augustine married Anne (or Ann) Aylett who was born in 1726 at "Nominy Plantation." According to the will of Augustine Washington Sr., the land now known as Mount Vernon first was willed to Lawrence Washington (brother of Augustine Jr.). However, the will instructed that in the case Lawrence should die without an heir the property would go to Augustine Jr. if he would be willing to give the Pope's Creek property to George Washington. Augustine decided instead to keep the Pope's Creek property and so George got the property now known as Mount Vernon -------------------- Colonel Augustine Washington, Jr. (1720 – May 1762) was the second son of Augustine Washington and Jane Butler, and George Washington's half-brother. Augustine married Anne (or Ann) Aylett who was born in 1726 at "Nominy Plantation." According to the will of Augustine Washington Sr., the land now known as Mount Vernon first was willed to Lawrence Washington (brother of Augustine Jr.). However, the will instructed that in the case Lawrence should die without an heir the property would go to Augustine Jr. if he would be willing to give the Pope's Creek property to George Washington. Augustine decided instead to keep the Pope's Creek property and so George got the property now known as Mount Vernon

Note:

! (1) "Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America" (Burke's Peerage Ltd., London, 1st ed.) p.48. Half-Brothers and Sister of President Washington.

(2) "Virginia Vital Records from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly" (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984), "Inscriptions on Old Tombstones in Westmoreland and Northumberland Counties," p.548.

! Birth: (1) s/o Capt. Augustine WASHINGTON/Jane BUTLER; gs/o Capt. Lawrence WASHINGTON/Mildred WARNER. 1720. Bridge's Creek, VA.

Marriage to Anne AYLETT: (1) 1743. (2)

Death: (1) 1762.

(1) Of Wakefield, Westmoreland Co., VA.

(1) Colonel of Virginia Militia.

(1) Member of Virginia Assembly.

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Will: 18 Sep. 1758 Westmoreland Co., VA.

Probate: 25 May 1762 Westmoreland Co., VA.

Burial: 1762 Bridges Memorial Washington Family cemetery, VA.

Children:

1. Betty WASHINGTON 2. Nancy WASHINGTON 3. Jane WASHINGTON b: 1752 4. Col. William Augustine WASHINGTON b: 25 Nov. 1757 5. George WASHINGTON b: 1761/62 WILL:

To son William Augustine at 21; my decd. brother Lawrence Washington ; my three daughters Betty , Nancy and Jane ; wife to be extx. with Fielding Lewis , Richard Henry Lee , and my brothers George and John Washington , Codicil. 16 Feb. 1762. My wife being delivered of a son George ; my wife in descent from her grandfather Col. Ashton ; my brothers Samuel and Charles ; the children of my sister Lewis and the children of my sister in law Mrs. Booth ; to Mrs. William Booth of Cople Parish. Sources:

1. Westmoreland County Wills Book XIV.

2. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, non-profit organization founded in 1853 by Ann Pamela Cunningham.

3. Virginia County Records, New Series, Volume I, Westmoreland County. Hasbrouck Heights, NJ: The Genealogical Association, 1913.

4. Place of burial verifiable based on the original stone marker found at Bridges Creek grave site, and the "Original Indentures, Bonds, Agreements, etc. 1653-1760.

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-------------------- Colonel Augustine Washington, Jr. (1720 – May 1762) was the second son of Augustine Washington and Jane Butler, and George Washington's half-brother. Augustine married Anne (or Ann) Aylett who was born in 1726 at "Nominy Plantation." According to the will of Augustine Washington Sr., the land now known as Mount Vernon first was willed to Lawrence Washington (brother of Augustine Jr.). However, the will instructed that in the case Lawrence should die without an heir the property would go to Augustine Jr. if he would be willing to give the Pope's Creek property to George Washington. Augustine decided instead to keep the Pope's Creek property and so George got the property now known as Mount Vernon.

(1) "Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America" (Burke's Peerage Ltd., London, 1st ed.) p.48. Half-Brothers and Sister of President Washington.

(2) "Virginia Vital Records from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly" (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1984), "Inscriptions on Old Tombstones in Westmoreland and Northumberland Counties," p.548.

Birth: (1) s/o Capt. Augustine WASHINGTON/Jane BUTLER; gs/o Capt. Lawrence WASHINGTON/Mildred WARNER. 1720. Bridge's Creek, VA.

Marriage to Anne AYLETT: (1) 1743. (2)

Death: (1) 1762.

(1) Of Wakefield, Westmoreland Co., VA.

(1) Colonel of Virginia Militia.

(1) Member of Virginia Assembly.

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Will: 18 Sep. 1758 Westmoreland Co., VA.

Probate: 25 May 1762 Westmoreland Co., VA.

Burial: 1762 Bridges Memorial Washington Family cemetery, VA.

Children:

1. Betty WASHINGTON 2. Nancy WASHINGTON 3. Jane WASHINGTON b: 1752 4. Col. William Augustine WASHINGTON b: 25 Nov. 1757 5. George WASHINGTON b: 1761/62

WILL:

To son William Augustine at 21; my decd. brother Lawrence Washington ; my three daughters Betty , Nancy and Jane ; wife to be extx. with Fielding Lewis , Richard Henry Lee , and my brothers George and John Washington , Codicil. 16 Feb. 1762. My wife being delivered of a son George ; my wife in descent from her grandfather Col. Ashton ; my brothers Samuel and Charles ; the children of my sister Lewis and the children of my sister in law Mrs. Booth ; to Mrs. William Booth of Cople Parish. Sources:

1. Westmoreland County Wills Book XIV.

2. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, non-profit organization founded in 1853 by Ann Pamela Cunningham.

3. Virginia County Records, New Series, Volume I, Westmoreland County. Hasbrouck Heights, NJ: The Genealogical Association, 1913.

4. Place of burial verifiable based on the original stone marker found at Bridges Creek grave site, and the "Original Indentures, Bonds, Agreements, etc. 1653-1760.

-------------------- -------------------- Augustine Washington Jr. is the half-brother of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Augustine Jr. is the son of Augustine Washington Sr. and his first wife Jane Butler. Augustine Jr is also the brother of Lawrence Washington, the builder of the Mt. Vernon estate. Augustine Washington Jr. married Ann Aylett. They are both buried is the same common grave.

Children of Augustine, Jr. & Ann (Aylett) Washington: Jane Augusta Washington Thornton (1740 - 1833)* Elizabeth Washington Spotswood (1749 - 1814)* William Augustine Washington (1757 - 1810).

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Find A Grave Memorial # 21504. -------------------- Birth: 1720 Death: 1762

Augustine Washington Jr. is the half-brother of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Augustine Jr. is the son of Augustine Washington Sr. and Augustine Sr's first wife Jane Butler. Augustine Jr is also the brother of Lawrence Washington, the builder of the Mt. Vernon estate. Augustine Sr. was married, for the second time, to Mary Ball. It was from this second marriage of Augustine Sr in which George Washington, the President, was born. Augustine Washington Jr. married Ann Aylett. They are both buried is the same common grave.

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Col. Augustine Washington, Jr.'s Timeline

1720
1720
Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland, Virginia
1745
1745
Age 25
died in infancy
1747
1747
Age 27
died in infancy
1749
November 15, 1749
Age 29
Westmoreland, Virginia
1752
April 2, 1752
Age 32
Wakefield, Virginia
1756
April 1756
Age 36
Wakefield, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
1757
November 25, 1757
Age 37
Wakefield, Westmoreland, VA
1762
May 1762
Age 42
Wakefield, Westmoreland, Virginia
1762
Age 42
Wakefield, Virginia
1762
Age 42
Virginia, USA