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 be...
Name at Birth:
June 2, 1731,
New Kent County, Virginia
May 22, 1802
Martha Dandridge Custis, age 27, and George Washington, age nearly 27, .....
The main original building of Martha Washington College is now known and ...
She wed Colonel George Washington in 1759 and became U.S. first lady upon
his eventual ascendancy to the presidency. Martha was known for her aplomb ...
Martha was also known as a regular and active letter writer, and a collection of
her ... Martha and George Washington Were Married on January 6, 1759.
National First Ladies' Library's biography for Martha Washington. ... Although
there is no known “pre-nuptial” as modern times would equate it, the great ...
Because of her family's status as members of the local gentry, Martha was able to
... embroidering, and knitting, and was known for her excellent handiwork.
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was born at Chestnut Grove in New Kent ...
Custis, who lived at the brick house known as Custis Square in Williamsburg.
Martha Washington, wife of George Washington the first president of the United
States, was the first First Lady of the United States. This biography provides ...
In 1633, the Reverend Rowland Jones immigrated from England to the colony of
Virginia. He had graduated from Oxford University and in Williamsburg served ...
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interesting ... but it is known she developed a lifelong love of reading at an early