Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852

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Born Eleanor Parke Custis, daughter of John Parke Custis, Martha Washington's son by her first marriage. Raised by George and Martha Washington; married George's nephew Lawrence Lewis.

From the description of ALS, 12 Jan. 1800, Mount Vernon, to Mary Stead Pinckney. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610706

Martha Washington's granddaughter who was also the adopted granddaughter of George Washington.

From the description of Papers : of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis, 1794-1851. (Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union). WorldCat record id: 30821004

[Step]-granddaugher of George Washington.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mount Vernon, to Mrs. Wolcott in Philadelphia, 1797 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590922

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creatorOf Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852. ALS, 12 Jan. 1800, Mount Vernon, to Mary Stead Pinckney. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Custis, Eleanor Parke. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Custis, Eleanor Parke. Custis, Eleanor Parke : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Lee, George Bolling, 1872-1948. Papers, 1732-1870 bulk (1824-1868). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Tucker, Maria Ball Carter 1784-1823. Commonplace book. [manuscript], 1815-1819. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stewart, Francis B., Mrs.,. Mrs. Francis B. Stewart collection [manuscript], 1745-1918. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Autograph letter signed : La Grange, to Nelly Custis Lewis, 1826 Jan. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931,. Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:, 1790-1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Custis, Frances Parke, 1685-ca.1715. Cookbook, 18th century. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Mason, Thomson Francis, 1785-1838. Papers, 1778-1886; (bulk 1778-1884). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Butler, Edward George Washington, 1800-1888. Papers, 1821-1888. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Custis-Lee-Mason families. Letters, 1756-1863. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839. ALS : Charles Town, Va., to George Washington, 1799 Jan. 10. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Sartain, John, 1808-1897,. [The Washington family] [graphic] / painted by Edward Savage ; engraved by J. Sartain. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Custis family,. [Martha Custis albums] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852. Papers : of Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis, 1794-1851. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
creatorOf Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852. [Pin cushion]. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Washington, Martha, 1731-1802. Correspondence : of Martha Washington, 1757-1802. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
referencedIn Page, James Jellis, 1822-1898. Papers, 1843-1972. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Lewis, Eleanor Parke (Custis), 1779-1852. Autograph letter signed : Mount Vernon, to Mrs. Wolcott in Philadelphia, 1797 Mar. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. Autograph letter signed : Mount Vernon, to George Deneale, Clerk of Fairfax County Court, 1799 Feb. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Butler, Frances Parke Lewis, 1799-1875,. Lewis family letters, 1827-1832. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Butler, Edward George Washington, 1800-1888. person
associatedWith Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878, person
associatedWith Custis, Frances Parke, 1685-ca.1715. person
associatedWith Custis-Lee-Mason families. person
associatedWith Gibson, Elizabeth Bordley, person
associatedWith Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834, person
associatedWith Lee, George Bolling, 1872-1948. person
associatedWith Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839. person
associatedWith Mason, Thomson Francis, 1785-1838. person
associatedWith Page, James Jellis, 1822-1898. person
associatedWith Pinckney, Mary Stead, ca. 1751-1812, person
associatedWith Sartain, John, 1808-1897, person
associatedWith Stewart, Francis B., Mrs., person
associatedWith Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850, person
associatedWith Tucker, Maria Ball Carter 1784-1823. person
associatedWith Washington family. family
associatedWith Washington family. family
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
associatedWith Washington, Martha, 1731-1802. person
associatedWith Wolcott, Elizabeth (Stoughton), person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
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Slaves--Social conditions--18th century
Plantation life--18th century
Women--Education--18th century
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Photographers
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Birth 1779-03-31

Death 1852-07-15

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