Martha Washington

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington

  • Also Known As: Lady Washington
  • American

Martha Washington was the wife of American Founding Father, George Washinton. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1750/05/15 Martha Dandridge marries Daniel Parke Custis Bride St Peter's Church, Talleysville Talleysville Marriage of Martha Dandridge and Daniel Parke Custis
1759/01/06 Rev David Mossom, Rector of St Peter's, unites Martha Custis and Colonel George Washington in marriage either at St Peter's Church or at the bride's home, White House plantation, which burned down in 1875. Bride St Peter's Church, Talleysville Talleysville Marriage of Martha Dandridge Custis and George Washington
1779/01/06 George and Martha Washington celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary with dinner and dancing at Elizabeth and Samuel Powel's House. Bride Room from the Powel House, Philadelphia Metropolitan Museum of Art Marriage of Martha Dandridge Custis and George Washington
1779/01/06 George and Martha Washington celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary with dinner and dancing at Elizabeth and Samuel Powel's House. Bride Powel House Philadelphia, PA Marriage of Martha Dandridge Custis and George Washington
1796/00/00 Martha Washington commissions Stuart to paint a pair of portraits of her and her husband for Mount Vernon. These are now called "Athenaeum" portraits because the Boston Athenaeum acquired them after Stuart's death. Sitter
1799/12/14 George has Martha bring his two wills from his study. After reviewing, Washington selects one and Martha burns the other. Wife Mount Vernon Estate, VA Mt Vernon, VA Death of George Washington
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