Custis was born on April 30, 1781, at his mother's family home, Mount Airy, which survives in Rosaryville State Park in Prince George's County, Maryland. He initially lived with his parents John Parke Custis and Eleanor Calvert Custis, and his sisters Elizabeth Parke Custis, Martha Parke Custis and Nelly Custis, at Abingdon Plantation (part of which is now Ronald Reagan National Airport, in ...
John Parke Custis (November 27, 1754 – November 5, 1781) was an American planter. He was a son of Martha Washington and stepson of George Washington . Contents
Daniel Parke Custis (October 15, 1711 – July 8, 1757) was an American planter and politician who was the first husband of Martha Dandridge. After his death, Dandridge married George Washington , who later became the first president of the United States .
The other two children, John (Jacky) Parke Custis (November 27, 1754 – November 5, 1781) and Martha (Patsy) Parke Custis (1756 – June 19, 1773), survived to young adulthood. Daniel Parke Custis's death in 1757 left Martha a rich young widow at age 26, with independent control over a dower inheritance for her lifetime, and trustee control over the inheritance of her minor children.
As a girl of 18–about five feet tall, dark-haired, gentle of manner–she married the wealthy Daniel Parke Custis. Two babies died; two were hardly past infancy when her husband died in 1757.
02/04/2014 · Martha Washington was the wife of President George Washington and the original first lady of the United States. ... Martha wed Daniel Parke Custis, a rich plantation owner, in 1749.
In 1750 trouwde Martha (18 jaar) met de 20 jaar oudere Daniel Parke Custis, een huwelijk dat 7 jaar zou duren totdat Custis overleed en haar een fortuin naliet. Zij had uit dit huwelijk vier kinderen, van wie er nog twee in leven waren toen zij (27 jaar) in 1759 hertrouwde, nu met de jonge kolonel George Washington (26 jaar).