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Encyclopedia > Daniel Parke Custis

Daniel Parke Custis (15 October 1711-8 July 1757) was a wealthy Virginia planter. He was the son of John Custis (1678-1749), a powerful member of the Virginia governor's Council, and a grandson of Daniel Parke, also a member of the Council and governor of the Leeward Islands. October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... // Events February 24 - The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Friderich Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Daniel Parke (born 1669 – died December 7, 1710) was the British governor of the Leeward Islands from 1706 to 1710. ...


Custis was born in York County, Virginia and died in New Kent County, Virginia. He married Martha Dandridge on 15 May 1750. They had four children, two of whom survived childhood. Custis did not choose to take a leading role in colonial Virginia politics. Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Yorktown Area  - Total  - Water 558 km² (216 mi²) 285 km² (110 mi²) 50. ... New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Martha Washington Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (June 2, 1731 – May 22, 1802) was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States, and therefore is seen as the first First Lady of the United States (although that title was not coined until after her death; she was... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex...


 
 

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