Augustine Washington, Jr.
According to the will of Augustine Washington Sr., the land now known as Mount Vernon first was willed to Lawrence Washington (brother of Augustine Jr.). However, the will instructed that in the case Lawrence should die without an heir the property would go to Augustine Jr. if he would be willing to give the Popes Creek property, known as "Wakefield", to George Washington. Augustine decided instead to keep the Popes Creek property and so George got the property now known as Mount Vernon.
Augustine Washington Jr and his wife Ann sold property in South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia 14 April 1764 to Richard Hodges and his wife Elizabeth witnessed by; Richard and Le Roy Hipkins, and James Reynolds.
- Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, ed. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography". Volume 1. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915. OCLC 2576742. Retrieved July 15, 2011. p. 352.
- "Historical Marker Database: Accokeek Iron Furnace".