Awn ibn Ja'far

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Awn ibn Ja'far
عون بن جعفر بن أبي طالب
Resting placeMedina
Spouse(s)Umm Kulthum bint Ali
RelativesAli (uncle)
FamilyBanu Hashim

ʿAwn ibn Jaʿfar (Arabic: عون بن جعفر بن أبي طالب) was a companion and relative of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

He was born in Abyssinia, the third son of Ja'far ibn Abi Talib and Asma bint Umais. The family returned to Medina in 628.[1]

He married his cousin, Umm Kulthum bint Ali, who was a granddaughter of Muhammad. They had no children.[2]


  1. ^ Muhammad ibn Saad. Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir, vol. 8. Translated by Bewley, A. (1995). The Women of Madina, p. 196. London: Ta-Ha Publishers.
  2. ^ Ibn Saad/Bewley p. 299.[need quotation to verify]