Jane Washington (Butler) (1699 - 1729) MP

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Birthplace: Westmoreland, Virginia
Death: Died in Westmoreland, Virginia
Managed by: Holly Dianne Faulkner
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About Jane Washington (Butler)

Mentioned in the wills of her parents, Caleb and Mary Butler. Buried in the Washington Cemetery.


1. 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.

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


Augustine Washington

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When Augustine came of age (and into his inheritance) in 1715, he married Jane Butler, an orphan, who had inherited about 640 acres (2.6 km²) from her father. The young couple settled on the Bridges Creek property. Augustine and Jane had four children, only two of whom (Lawrence and Augustine, Jr.) lived to adulthood. After Jane's early death in 1729, Augustine married 23-year-old Mary Ball of Lancaster County in 1731.

Children (by Jane Butler)

Butler - (born 1716)

Lawrence - (1718-1752)

Augustine, Jr. - (1720-1762)

Jane - (1722-1735)

Augustine and Jane married on April 20, 1715. Jane brought 1,300 acres of land to their marriage, which she inherited from her father. At this time in his life, Augustine was richer than his father had been. Augustine's home was called Lisson Estate, which was located across Bridges Creek his grandfather's home. Bridges Creek is where Augustine's father was buried. Jane had four children, but only Lawrence and Augustine survived into adulthood:

The Lineage of George Washington

Written and researched by Margaret Odrowaz-Sypniewska

Butler Washington died as an infant.

Lawrence Washington was born in 1718, and inherited Little Hunting Creek before 1740. Little Hunting Creek was renamed Mt. Vernon after Lawrence's British Commander, Admiral Edward Bernon.

Augustine, Jr. was born in 1720, and he inherited the Pope's Creek plantation, a year before his father's death. This house was purchased for 180 English pounds from his father's sister, Mildred and her husband.

Their mother died on November 24, 1729, and is buried in the Bridges Creek family vault. Augustine officially moved to Popes Creek in 1726 with his wife Jane and his two surviving sons. Augustine was a successful tobacco farmer.


. Jane Butler (Mary Foxhal , John Foxhall , Ambrose Foxhall1) was born 14 Oct 1699 in Westmoreland Co. VA, and died 24 Nov 1729 in Bridges Creek, Washington Pa. Westmoreland Co. VA. She married Augustine Washington 20 Apr 1715 in VA, son of Lawrence Washington and Mildred Warner. He was born 1693 in Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland, Va, and died 12 Apr 1743 in Ferry Farm, King George, Va.


Children of Jane Butler and Augustine Washington are:

  • + 10 i. Lawrence Washington was born 1718 in Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland Co. VA, and died Jul 1752 in Mount Vernon, VA.
  • + 11 ii. Augustine "Austin" Washington Jr. was born 1720 in Wakefiled, Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland Co. VA.

-------------------- Birth: Dec. 24, 1699 Westmoreland County Virginia, USA Death: Nov. 24, 1728

First Wife of Augustine Washington Sr., the father of George Washington, the first president of the United States. But, it was from Augustine Sr's second marriage to Mary Ball in which George Washington was born. Jane is the mother of Lawrence Washington, George Washington's half brother. Lawrence built Mt. Vernon, the home and final resting place of George and Martha Washington. Jane Butler is buried with her husband Augustine Washington Sr in the same common grave. The inscription of Augustine's and Jane's grave includes a memorial inscription to Augustine's second wife, Mary Ball, the mother of George Washington. Mary is not buried here. She is buried in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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Jane Washington's Timeline

December 24, 1699
Westmoreland, Virginia
April 20, 1715
Age 15
Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Age 16
Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland Co., Virginia
Age 16
Age 18
Age 18
Virginia, United States
Age 20
Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Age 20
Age 22
Popes Creek, Westmoreland, Virginia
Age 22