The First First Lady

Martha Washingington: Bold, Beautiful, & Brave

Life Information

*Was the First, First Lady
*Washington Would not have succeed as a general and later president without the acquisition of Martha's property that gave him prestige and income
*Wife of George Washington
* Martha didn't support her husband when he was in office
*Martha didn't attend George's inauguration
*Martha helped young girls that had Epilepsy
* Real name Martha Dandridge
* Martha's Father Reverend Rowland Jones immigrated from England to the colony of Virginia and gave birth to Martha
* Martha married George Washington in 1750

Martha and the Army

* Martha collected donations for the troops
* Martha would travel thousands of miles to be with George
* Martha did everything for George cooking, and cleaning.
*Washington along with several other prominent women began a campaign to enlist the help of America's women to provide direct aid to soldiers in the Continental Army. The project was spearheaded by Esther DeBerdt Reed, the wife of Joseph Reed, a former military secretary to George Washington.

By:

Michael Clemons
Ryan Doran
Ami Bryan