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First Name: Peter
Gender: Male
Occupation: Carpenter
Age at time of document: 39
Owner's Name: Daniel Parke Custis
John Parke Custis
George Washington
Reference Number: UNL00012099

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Mss1 C9698 a 394

Record Title

Inventory, ca. 1759, of African American slaves belonging to George Washington, and John Parke Custis through the estate of Daniel Parke Custis.

Document Notes:

Inventory includes names, ages, and occupations. Names listed include slaves of George Washington and dower slaves that Martha (Dandridge) Custis brought with her when she married Washington on 6 January 1759.

Martha was first married to Daniel Parke Custis (1711-1757) and had four children: Daniel Parke Custis (1751-1754), Frances Parke Custis (1753-1757), John "Jacky" Parke Custis (1754-1781) and Martha "Patsy" Parke Custis (1756-1773).