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 Lawrence Washington

Lawrence Washington

Death c.1583 (aged 82–83)
Burial Sulgrave, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England
Plot Near to the altar, beneath the stained glass window depicting the Washington Family coat of arms
Memorial ID 8915 · View Source
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Ancestor of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Lawrence Washington built the Washington ancestral home at Sulgrave, Northamptonshire. His great-great grandson, Col. John Washington, emigrated to Virginia in 1656 whilst the English civil war was in progress. Col. John Washington was the great grandfather of George Washington. So, Lawrence Washington was in fact the great-great-great-great-great grandfather of George Washington.

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  • Maintained by: Linda Carey Schultz
  • Added: 17 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8915
  • Linda Carey Schultz
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Washington (c.1500–c.1583), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8915, citing St James the Less Churchyard, Sulgrave, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England ; Maintained by Linda Carey Schultz (contributor 47560626) .