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This Civil War-era photograph shows White House, the family home of Daniel Parke Custis, Martha Washington’s first husband. After their marriage at Chestnut Grove, the Dandridge family home, Daniel and Martha moved to White House, where they lived…

Martha Washington’s will is in the hand of her granddaughter Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis and was signed in September 1800.  It was probated in June 1802.  The will is mostly concerned with bequests of specific household goods to family‚Ķ