Jane (Jenny) Washington

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Jane (Jenny) Washington

Birthplace: Bushfield Plantation, Westmoreland, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Westmoreland, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Augustine Washington and Hannah Bushrod
Wife of Charles Riggins and Col. William Augustine Washington
Mother of Charles Washington Riggins; Charles Riggins; Anne Aylett Robinson; Augustine Washington; Hannah Bushrod Washington and 4 others
Sister of Mary Washington; Mildred Washington; Bushrod Washington, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; Richard Bushrod Washington; Corbin Washington and 1 other

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About Jane (Jenny) Washington

Jane Washington was born on 20 Jun 1759 in Bushfield Plantation, Westmoreland Co., VA and died 16 Aug 1791 in Sweet Springs, VA. She was also known as Jenny.

37. Corbin Washington had recently moved from his farm on the family place in Westmoreland County. He was living at Selby, Fairfax County, where Washington visited him in November 1799 (Diaries, 6:374). Jane (Jenny) Washington was married to William Augustine Washington, the son of her father's half brother Augustine Washington. She was living with him at Haywood in Westmoreland County in 1791 when she died. Her surviving children in 1799 were George Corbin Washington, Ann Aylett Washington, and Bushrod Washington, Jr. As the major beneficiary of Washington's will, Bushrod, John Augustine Washington's oldest son, received only one third of a share (see note 33).  


  • parents: daughter of John Augustine Washington and Hannah Bushrod


  1. on 25 Sep 1777 to Brigadier General William Augustine Washington ( Augustine, Augustine, Lawrence, John, Lawrence ) as his 1st wife; he married 2nd to Mary Lee & 3rd to Sarah March. William Augustine Washington was born on 25 Nov 1757 in Wakefield, Westmoreland Co. VA. He died on 2 Oct 1810.


  1. Hannah Bushrod (1778-1797)
  2. Augustine (1780-1798)
  3. Anne Aylett (1783- )
  4. Bushrod (1785- )
  5. George Corbin (?)



  1. Jane (Jenny) WASHINGTON (AFN:1860-RN9) FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19


  1. Partial Genealogy of the Washingtons, Part ll (of Virginia and Maryland PDF file
  2. George Washington's Legacy of Leadership. By A. Ward Burian. Page 413.
  3. Descendants of Lawrence Washington - Sixth Generation
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Jane (Jenny) Washington's Timeline

June 20, 1759
Westmoreland, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Age 15
September 25, 1777
Age 18
Virginia, United States
August 7, 1778
Age 19
June 15, 1780
Age 20
Westmoreland, Virginia
March 11, 1783
Age 23
Haywood, Westmoreland, Virginia
April 4, 1785
Age 25
Haywood, Westmoreland, Virginia
May 11, 1787
Age 27
Haywood, Westmoreland, Virginia
August 20, 1789
Age 30
Westmoreland, VA, USA
February 26, 1791
Age 31