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Mrs. Martha Custis Carter.

United States. Congress. House

Mrs. Martha Custis Carter.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCarter, Martha Custis, pension
    SeriesH.rp.2535
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Pensions
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16023213M

    This material from consists chiefly of correspondence and other documents written by and relating to George Washington Parke Custis, a grandson of Martha Washington and brother of Martha Peter. Members of the family of Robert E. Lee family are also represented. MS Martha Custis Williams Carter () Papers -- linear feet. Martha Parke Custis (, by C.W. Peale), daughter of Martha Dandridge, later Mrs. George Washington, and Daniel Parke Custis. "Patsy," much beloved by her stepfather George, suffered from seizures, and passed away in , much mourned.

    Lt GENEALOGY COL-UECTION,,'^LLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 3 GENEALOGY Lewis Family IN AMERICA, FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE SEl^ENTEENTH CENTURY DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. TERRELL LEWIS, Of Perryville, Winston County, Miss. price: S LOUISVILLE, KY.: Published by The Courier-Journal Job Printing Co. Early life and marriages. Martha Dandridge was born on June 2, [3] on her parents' plantation Chestnut Grove in the British colony, Province of was the oldest daughter of John Dandridge (–), a Virginia planter and English immigrant, and Frances Jones (–) of English, Welsh, and French descent. [4] Martha had three brothers and four sisters: John ( Children: Daniel Parke Custis, Jr., Frances Custis, .

    Colonial Williamsburg Digital Library. Digital Library: Research Reports: View Document: Research Reports: View Document. Mrs. Washington, born Martha Dandridge (–), first married () Daniel Parke Custis (–), of the White House, New Kent County. They had two children who survived infancy, John Parke Custis (–) and Martha Parke Custis (–).


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Mrs. Martha Custis Carter by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a well researched and written book detailing the life of Mary Custis Lee. With many books with this amount of history it can sometimes be difficult to follow along. That wasn't an issue with this book.

An added bonus was the revelation of Mary's spiritual life and her trust in God/5(37). In Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray she has topped my expectations of what a well written novel should be. Told in an alternating point of view, she tells the story of Mary (Mrs. Lee) and Selena (Mrs.

Gray). Mary Custis Lee was born into a life of privilege as the great-granddaughter of Martha Custis Washington.4/5. InSyphax married Maria Carter Custis, the illegitimate daughter of George Washington Parke Custis, and a slave named Airy Carter.

Hammond notes that Maria had special privileges, including Author: Allison Keyes. The Life of Martha Custis Williams Carter Cousin and Confidante of Robert E. Lee by Frances Scott and Anne C. Webb (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Mrs. Martha Custis Carter. book 4/4(1). View the profiles of people named Martha Carter. Join Facebook to connect with Martha Carter and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to. Martha Carter is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Martha Carter and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. The biography is about Martha Custis Williams Carter (Markie), great grand-daughter of Martha Washington (wife of George Washington) and cousin to Mary Custis Lee (wife of Robert E.

Lee).5/5. Carter Braxton paid off the debt in June with his bond for £1, (ibid., ), and at Martha Parke Custis’s death the Braxton bond and one year’s interest of £ due was assigned to John Parke Custis (Ledger B, –16). - The Custis family of Virginia was an eastern Virginia family influential in politics and civic life between the seventeenth and the nineteenth centuries.

See more ideas about Robert e lee, American history and George washington pins. And Anne Carter Zimmer, great-granddaughter of Robert E. and Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, took the papers and notes and mementos found in a small cardboard box belonging to her great-grandmother and turned it into a paean to her ancestors, The Robert E.

Lee Family Cooking and Housekeeping Book. The author updated most of the recipes, but. Martha Custis’ home was a sickly one in the summer of Dr. James Carter visited the family regularly. On J he ordered a purgative of rhubarb for “Master Johnny,” Martha’s three-year-old son, John “Jacky” Parke Custis.

Two days of steady care did nothing to help her husband, Daniel, who was also ailing. Mary Randolph Custis Lee (–) Contributed by Elizabeth Brown Pryor. Mary Randolph Custis Lee was an artist, author, and early antislavery activist.

The great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, she enjoyed virtually unequalled social status throughout her life. Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee (October 1, –November 5, ) was the great-granddaughter of Martha Washington and the wife of Robert E.

Lee. She played a part in the American Civil War, and her family legacy home became the site of Arlington National Cemetery. Lee, Mary Anna Randolph Custis [Mrs. Robert E.] Children: George Washington Custis Lee William Henry Fitzhugh Lee Eleanor Agnes Lee Robert E.

Lee, Jr. Anne Carter Lee Mildred Childe Lee Mary Custis Lee butterfly pincushion/needle book, four spools of the best China sewing silk, two silk-covered diamond-shaped pin wheels with pins around.

Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee. NPS Image. Mary Anna Randolph Custis was born on October 1,the only surviving child of George Washington Parke Custis and Mary Lee Fitzhugh Custis.

As a young girl, the diminutive and vivacious Mary played with Robert E. Lee when he and his family visited Arlington House and the two became very close. As a teenager, Mary had her fair share of suitors. This book attempts to publish all the known Martha Washington papers from every possible source.

Most of her correspondence relates to key periods in her life - her first widowhood, the Revolutionary War, Washington's presidency, and the period after his death.

Table of Contents. Martha WashingtonPrologue: On the Road to History One: Little Patsy Dandridge Two: Courtship Three: Young Mrs. Custis Four: The Widow Custis and Colonel Washington Five: Gentry Life at Mount Vernon Six: Lady Washington and the American Revolution Seven: Valley Forge and Eventual Victory Eight: Mount Vernon and a New Family Nine: The President's Lady /5(10).

InMartha's dower share included at least 75 slaves.[citation needed] Upon his marriage to Martha, George Washington became the legal manager of the Custis estate, under court oversight.

In actuality, estate records[citation needed] indicate that Martha Washington continued to purchase supplies, manage paid staff, and make many other. Col. William Orton Williams, P.A.C.S. Orton Williams was born in Buffalo, New York on July 7,the son of Captain George W. Williams of the Topographical Engineers and America Peter Williams, a Georgetown socialite.

Through his mother, he was a direct descendant of Martha Washington and a cousin of Mary (Mrs. Robert E.) Lee. Martha’s dower share was massive and made her into one of Virginia’s richest women. When her late husband, Daniel Parke Custis, died, two-thirds of his assets automatically went to their Author: Erin Blakemore.

The Arlington House, for its part, has unveiled a new family tree this summer, which now lists Parke Custis and Carter as the parents to a daughter, Maria Carter.Historical figure.

Born at Mount Airy, Maryland, to John Parke Custis and Eleanor Calvert Custis. He was the grandson of Martha Washington by her first marriage to Daniel Parke Custis.

After his natural father John Parke Custis died inhe and his sister Eleanor were Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington.

On Septemthe first of the Lee brood was born-a healthy son they named George Washington Custis Lee. Robert wrote to his brother Carter of his joy. "I have got me an heir to my estates!

Aye, a boy!" Baby George, or "Bouse" as Mary affectionately nicknamed him, grew quickly and the new mother soon realized she had her hands full.