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  • ID: I10950
  • Name: Martha Dandridge 'First Lady'
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 2 JUN 1731 in nr. Williamsburg, Va. 1
  • Birth: 21 JUN 1731 in New Kent Co., Va. 2
  • Residence: 1750 "White House," New Kent Co., Va. 3
  • Death: 22 MAY 1802 in "Mount Vernon," Va. 4 2
  • Burial: "Mount Vernon," Va.
  • Religion: Episcopal
  • Cause: "after an`illness of 17 days of a slow, debilitating fever" 5
  • Note: 6 Eldest daughter, one of 8 children. Her "niece" (?) Miss Lewis m. Gen Alexander E. Spottswood & had many sons & daus. Gen. S. had a saltpeter cave, His brick house came to Gen. Joseph H. Lewis.
  • Text: p. 87
  • Change Date: 26 JUL 2007



    Father: John Dandridge b: 14 JUL 1700 in England
    Mother: Frances Jones b: 1710

    Marriage 1 Daniel Parke Custis b: 1711
    • Married: 15 MAY 1750 in prob. "Chestnut Grove," New Kent Co., Va. 3 7 8
    • Note: 3 3 "...probably (married) at the bride's home, as was the cuxstom of the time." Married by Rev. Chichely Corbin of St. Peter's Church, New Kent Co., Va.
    • Note: Married at "The White House," on Virginia's Pamunkey River. It was from the house that the Washington, D.C.,
    Children
    1. Has No Children Daniel Parke Custis b: 1751
    2. Has No Children Frances Parke Custis b: 1753
    3. Has Children John Parke "Jackie" Custis b: 1754
    4. Has No Children Martha Parke "Patsy" Custis b: 1755

    Marriage 2 George Washington 1st President of the U.S. b: 11 FEB 1732 in Pope's Creek (Wakefield), Westmoreland Co., Va.
    • Married: 6 JAN 1759 in at the (Pamunkey) White House, Kent Co., Va.
    • Note: ca 1862: house was burned to ground by Union troops 9 10 11
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor Parke "Nelly" Custis b: 1779 in Mt. Airy, Maryland
    2. Has Children George Washington Parke Custis b: 20 APR 1781

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Author: Klapthor, Margaret Brown
      Title: The First Ladies
      Publication: The White House Historical Assoc.
      Publication: in conj. w/ the Nat'l Geographic Society
      Repository: Collection, A.G.P. (Nov. 1975)
      Text: p. 8-9
    2. Type: Periodical
      Detail: The American Heritage
      Title: Pictorial History of the Presidents of the United States
      Publication: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. 1968
      Repository: Library of AGP (1969)
    3. Type: Booklet/Pamphlet
      Title: Martha Washngton
      Detail: a Brief Biography
      Publication: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
      Place: MVLA, POB 110, Mt.Vernon, Va 22121
      Repository: Library of AGP
    4. Type: Book
      Title: George Washington, Man & Monument
      Author: by Marcus Cunliffe
      Publication: Orig. Little, Brown & Co., PprBk by NAL Penguin, Inc.
      Repository: Collection of A.G.P.
      Text: p.xii
    5. Type: Book
      Title: Washington, The Man and The Mason
      Author: by Charles H. Callahan
      Publication: copyright of Alexandria-Washington Lodge, No. 22, A.F. & A. M.
      Detail: printed by the National Capital Press, Washington, D.C.
      Repository: Collection of A.G.P.
      Text: p.218
    6. Type: Book
      Title: Times of Long Ago (Barren Co., Ky.)
      Author: by Franklin Gorin
      Publication: John P. Morton & Co., Louisville
      Date: 1929
      Detail: gift from grandmother, LWG
      Repository: Collection of AGP
    7. Type: Book
      Title: Washington, The Man and The Mason
      Author: by Charles H. Callahan
      Publication: copyright of Alexandria-Washington Lodge, No. 22, A.F. & A. M.
      Detail: printed by the National Capital Press, Washington, D.C.
      Repository: Collection of A.G.P.
      Text: year (1749) church affliation, & county
    8. Type: Genealogy Chart, Published
      Title: Line of Descent
      Detail: 'Custis-Dandridge-Washington'
      Media: Sotheby's Catalogue of sale
      Detail: collection of Mrs. Walter Peterson, Jr.
      Date: ca 1970 's
      Repository: Sotheby archives. Photocopy, collection A.G.P.
      Text: year only
    9. Type: Book
      Title: The Lee Girls
      Author: Mary P. Coulling
      Publication: John Blair, Publisher
      Repository: library of AGP
      Text: pp. 67-68, name of plantation & house
    10. Type: Periodical
      Detail: The American Heritage
      Title: Pictorial History of the Presidents of the United States
      Publication: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. 1968
      Repository: Library of AGP (1969)
      Text: date & place
    11. Type: Genealogy Chart, Published
      Title: Line of Descent
      Detail: 'Custis-Dandridge-Washington'
      Media: Sotheby's Catalogue of sale
      Detail: collection of Mrs. Walter Peterson, Jr.
      Date: ca 1970 's
      Repository: Sotheby archives. Photocopy, collection A.G.P.
      Text: year only
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