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1731/9/29 Vestry:

"To major Dandridge for the Copie of 2 Lists of Tythables"1735/10/5 Vestry:

"At the Petition of William Paisley an Overseer of the High Road from the Old Church to Mr. Chamberlaynes Ordinary, That he have...Major Dandridge's…

Report from which is drawn the probably apocryphal story of Martha Washington's mulatto half-sister.…

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Records of New Kent County, Virginia. Collected and Published by the Martha Washington Chapter, Daughters of the American…

The birthplace of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, Chestnut Grove was a small plantation along the Pamunkey River in New Kent County, Virginia. The two-story frame house, of middling size for a Virginia planter, had three rooms on each floor. …

This bowl has been passed down through generations of Dandridge descendants and is known as the “Dandridge Christening Bowl.”  It is an example of famille verte ware, a style of Chinese porcelain. Although the bowl’s…

When Daniel Parke Custis was courting Martha Dandridge, he enlisted the help of his friend John Blair to convince John Custis (Daniel’s father) that the match was appropriate. This letter contains the news that John Custis had capitulated…