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Martha Washington
Martha Dandridge Custis married George Washington on 6 January 1759. Martha Custis was a young and wealthy widow with two children when she married Washington, who was still 30 years away from becoming America's first president. Martha had been married to Daniel Park Custis, one of Virginia's wealthiest landowners, until he died suddenly in 1757 (Custis was 20 years her senior). As Martha Washington, she raised her son John ("Jack") and daughter Martha ("Patsy") and tended to the family esta More »
Name at Birth: Martha Dandridge
Born: June 2, 1731 (New Kent County, Virginia)

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Martha Washington was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. ..... Patricia Brady, in her 2005 biography of Martha Washington, writes: "Martha felt a responsibility for the unsophisticated girl under her care, ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Learn more about the life and social affairs of the original U.S. first lady, Martha Washington, at Biography.com.

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1919 photo of Martha Washington's childhood home, Chestnut Grove. ... She was the eldest of eight children born to John Dandridge (1700-1756), the son of an ...

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Martha was born on June 2, 1731, making her 8 months older than George Washington. Martha was born on June 2, 1731 at Chestnut Grove plantation in New ...

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National First Ladies' Library's biography for Martha Washington.

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Two generations later, his great-granddaughter, Martha Dandridge was born on June 2, 1731 on a plantation near Williamsburg. She grew up in the Dandridge ...

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Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was born into a world of elite social custom and privilege in the 1730s. Little did she know that she would marry twice, give ...

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Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was born on June 2nd, 1731, and is best known as America's First Lady after she married George Washington. During her  ...

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Find out more about the history of Martha Washington, including videos, ... Martha Dandridge was the first of eight children born to Frances Jones and John  ...