Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart

1757 - 28 Sep 1811
Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart (1754-1811) was born 3 Feb. 1754 in Mount Airy, Prince George Co., Maryland, British Colonial America. She was the daughter of Benedict Swingate Calvert and Elizabeth Calvert. She married John Parke Custis on 3 Feb. 1774 in Mount Airy, and they had three children; widowed 5 Nov. 1781. She married David Foote Stuart in 1783 in Fairfax Co., Virginia, and they had seven children. She died 28 Sep. 1811 in Georgetown, District of Columbia. She was one of the eminent women for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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