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1 Fun facts about Martha Washington
By: Ruby

2 Fun Facts Martha Washington had 4 children and 2 of them died at birth. She married George Washington and a few years later George started to train for armed force. Martha Washington and George moved a lot through out the years. After riding the grounds of Mt. Vernon one day, George returned home with a severe cold. He died December, 14, 1799 and a year later Martha released Georges slaves.

3 Interesting facts George Washington her 2nd husband died in 1799.
George Washington and Martha both have slave but Martha released them in 1800. own health was deteriorating and in March of 1802, sensing her death, she made a will that she would… Martha burned all her letters she and her husband had written to one another over the years, except for two because they were important to her, she did this after George Washington died.

4 Important information
She was born in Chestnut Grove Plantation, New Kent County, Virginia 1731, June 2. Martha's first marriage was when she was 19 years old, married 1750 to Daniel Parke Custis (1711–1757). Martha's second marriage 27 years old, married 1759, January 6 at "White House," to Colonel George Washington (1732–1799) commander of the First Virginia Regiment in the French and Indian War

5 Pictures of Martha Washington and George Washington

6 Where I got my information from

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