ALS : Charles Town, Va., to George Washington, 1799 Jan. 10.
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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 Eleano...
George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...
Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis; one of George Washington's executors. From the description of ALsS : Woodlawn, N.J., to Robert Beverley, 1830-1839. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316920 Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis. From the description of ALS : Mount Vernon, to George Washington, Philadelphia, 1798 Nov. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489376 From...