Lewis, Nelly Custis, 1779-1852Alternative names
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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