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Julia Ann "Nancy" Blackburn Washington (1768–1829)


Julia Ann Blackburn was Bushrod Washington's wife.


Julia Ann "Nancy" Blackburn was born on 8 December 1768 at Rippon Lodge in Prince William County, Virginia. Her father, Thomas Blackburn, was a friend of George Washington. In 1785 young Julia married Bushrod Washington, who had begun his legal career the prior year.


Gerard N. Magliocca, "A Young Gentleman of Talents," in Magliocca, Washington’s Heir: The Life of Justice Bushrod Washington (New York: Oxford University Press, 2022).

Vinnetta Wells Ranke, comp., The Blackburn Genealogy; with Notes on the Washington Family through Intermarriage. Containing Historical Facts on Virginia Lore and Mount Vernon, Including Records of Allied Families (Washington, D.C., 1939), 26.

Julia Anna Blackburn Washington at Find a Grave.

Anna Blackburn at FamilySearch.