Mattox Creek Plantation Cemetery

Location
Mattox Bridge, Westmoreland County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Located on the former land originally owned by the immigrant John Washington (1631-1677). Subsequent generations lived there. The Mattox Plantation encompassed land on both sides of Rte. 205, which crosses Mattox Creek.

A year or two after his arrival in Virginia, John Washington (1631-1677), lived at Mattox Creek in 1657, married Anne Pope and in 1659, was given land on Mattox Creek by his father-in-law, Col. Nathaniel Pope. He then moved and set up a home at Bridges Creek in 1664, located within the limits of the George Washington Birthplace National Monument and family cemetery.

Here his first son, Lawrence II (George's grandfather), was born in (September 1659), John Washington (1661-22 Feb 1697/98), Anne Washington (1662, Bridges Creek-Bef 11 Mar 1696/97).

John's son Lawrence Washington II lived on the land in 1677.

John Washington's children were born at Mattox Creek Plantation:

Nathaniel Washington (Abt 1691-28 Nov 1747)
Lawrence Washington (Abt 1692-1740)
John Washington (Abt 1693-14 Apr 1752), son Henry Washington (1695-22 Oct 1748), lived on the land.

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