Portrait of John Dandridge, c. 1715

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Title

Portrait of John Dandridge, c. 1715

Subject

Early Life of Martha Washington

Description

John Dandridge, the father of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, arrived in Virginia in 1715 after emigrating from England with his brother William. He married Fanny Jones in 1730, and settled at Chestnut Grove along the Pamunkey River. A modestly wealthy planter, he served in local government and as a vestryman for St. Peter’s Church (image courtesy of Virginia Historical Society).

Date

1715

Language

eng

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Citation

Portrait of John Dandridge. Accession number: 1893.2. Virginia Historical Society.

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portrait, oil on canvas

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How to Cite this Item

"Portrait of John Dandridge, c. 1715," in Martha Washington, Item #97, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/97 (accessed November 13, 2018).