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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 ma... More »
Name at Birth: Martha Dandridge
Born: June 2, 1731 (age 286), New Kent County, Virginia
Died: May 22, 1802


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, ...


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


Jun 1, 2016 ... In honor of Martha Washington's 285th birthday, here are seven fascinating facts about one of America's Founding Mothers and first First Lady.


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


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 ...


Martha Washington Click to enlarge. In 1633, the Reverend Rowland Jones immigrated from England to the colony of Virginia. He had graduated from Oxford  ...


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  ...


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 ...


Because of her family's status as members of the local gentry, Martha was able to ... among the eight children born to Frances Jones and John Dandridge.