The Resource Items located in Oversize Box 6

Items located in Oversize Box 6

Label
1749-1784
Inclusive dates
1749-1784
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1749-1784, of the Custis family of James City and New Kent Counties, Virginia, consisting of the will, dated 14 November 1749, recorded 9 April 1750, and further proved 19 November 1753, of John Custis (1678-1749) of James City County, Virginia, and estate papers containing bonds and letters of administration, 1758-1784, of the estate of Daniel Parke Custis (1711-1757) of New Kent County, Virginia
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Biographical or historical data
John Custis was born August 1678 in Northampton County, Virginia, and was educated in England. He lived in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he served as a vestryman for Bruton Parish. Custis was also successful planter, merchant, colonel in the Virginia militia, burgess, and member of the Governor's Council. He married Frances Parke (1687-1715) in August 1705. His son, Daniel Parke Custis was born 15 October 1710 in James City County. He was a successful planter in New Kent County, Virginia, and served as a vestryman for St. Peter's Parish in New Kent County. He married Martha Dandridge (2 June 1731-22 May 1802) in 15 May 1750 and they had 4 children. Custis died 5 July 1757. After his death, Martha Dandridge Custis married George Washington (1732-1799) 6 January 1759.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
Items located in Oversize Box 6
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01803.xml
Note
Items located in Oversize Box 6
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  • Inventory
Extent
29
Immediate source of acquisition
Prerogative Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000488989
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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