The Family of George Washington

Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The Question:

What were the names of George Washington's wives?

How many times was he married?

What were the names of his children?

During what years was he president?

The Answer:

George Washington was president from 1789-1797. He had one wife, Martha Daindridge Custis, whom he married in 1759. It was Martha's second marriage. Her first husband and the father of her two children was Daniel Park Custis. He died in 1757.

George and Martha had no children together. Martha's children, Patsy and Jack, died before she and George retired to Mount Vernon. However, Jack's children were in their household.

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