Martha Washington 1731–1802

Oil on canvas | c. 1800 – 1850

Unidentified artist, after Gilbert Stuart

Born Chestnut Grove, Virginia
First Lady 1789–1797

Martha Dandridge Custis married George Washington in 1759, shortly after the death of her first husband, Daniel Park Custis. At twenty-seven, she had two young children in tow and had amassed tremen...
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