John Washington (1740 - c.1782) MP

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Birthplace: Hylton, St. Paul's Parish, King George, VA
Death: Died in King George, VA, USA
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About John Washington

John Washington((4)) (Henry((3)), John((2)), Laurence((1))), of St. Paul's Parish, King George County, d. 1782; will dated Oct. 1, 1799, probated, King George Co., Sept. 5, 1782; married his cousin, Catherine Washington. He was a member of King George Co., Committee of Safety, 1774 to 1775, and of the House of Delegates, 1780. He was vestryman of his parish. His will names his brother, Baily, and his brother-in-law, Lund Washington, and makes his wife, Catherine, executrix. His children are given as named in the will. After devising land to Henry((5)), he divides the rest of his estate among the children:

  • I. Elizabeth.
  • II. Ann Washington of Colchester b. abt 1726 m. abt 1747 William Thompson b. abt 1722 Clerk of Court, Westmoreland Co. VA (2)
  • III. Henry (eldest son). To him John willed "the land I live on."


  1. Some Prominent Virginia Families, Vol. 1-4. By Louise Pecquet du Bellet. Lynchburg, VA: J.P. Bell Company, 1907
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John Washington of St. Paul's Parish's Timeline

March 14, 1740
King George, VA
December 23, 1759
Age 19
King George, VA
October 26, 1760
Age 20
King George Co, VA
October 1, 1762
Age 22
September 5, 1782
Age 42
King George, VA, USA