Lawrence Washington

Lawrence Washington

Birth
Death
c.7 Oct 1564 (aged 63–64)
Burial
Sulgrave, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England Add to Map
Plot
Near to the altar, beneath the stained glass window depicting the Washington Family coat of arms
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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.
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.