Date of Birth: February 22, 1732
Place of Birth: Westmoreland County, Virginia, British America
Date of Death: December 14, 1799
Place of Death: Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, as well as 1/32 French, distant Welsh and Scottish, remote Irish, possibly one eighth Dutch
George Washington was the First President of the United States, serving from April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797. He was elected to the position in 1789 and 1792. He was also a Founding Father of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, from June 15, 1775 to December 23, 1783, and a Senior Officer of the Army, from July 13, 1798 to December 14, 1799, his death.
He is the only U.S. President not to have lived past the 18th century.
President Washington was the son of Mary (Ball) and Augustine Washington. He was married to Martha (Dandridge) Washington, until his death.
President Washington’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence Washington (the son of John Washington and Anne Pope). Lawrence was born in Westmoreland Co., Virginia. John was born in Purleigh, Essex, England, the son of The Rev. Lawrence Washington and Amphyllis Twigden. Anne was the daughter of English parents, Nathaniel Pope and Lucy.
President Washington’s paternal grandmother was Mildred Warner (the daughter of Augustine Warner II and Mildred Reade). Mildred was born in Virginia. Augustine was born in Virginia, to English parents, Augustine Warner, from Hoveton, Norwich, Norfolk, and Mary Townley/Towneley, from Stone Edge, Lancashire. President Washington’s great-grandmother Mildred was born in Virginia, the daughter of George Reade, who was English, from Linkenholt, Hampshire, and of Elizabeth Martiau, whose father, Nicholas Martiau, was likely born in Île de Ré, France.
President Washington’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Ball (the son of William Ball and Hannah Atherold). Joseph was English, from Barkham, Berkshire. Hannah was the daughter of Thomas Atherold and Mary Vesey.
President Washington’s maternal grandmother was named Mary. Mary was born in West Chester, England. She was evidently born Mary Montague (the daughter of Peter Montague and Mary Doodes). Peter was born in Virginia, to English parents, with his father’s name being Peter Montague. Mary Doodes was born in Virginia, to Dutch parents, Doodes Minor Meindert and Mary Geret/Garrett.
Information about President Washington’s ancestor, Nicolas Martiau – https://kentuckykindredgenealogy.com