American Revolutionary War Facts

Martha Washington Facts

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Martha Washington

Introduction

When it comes to famous American Revolutionary War women there is none more famous than Martha Washington. She came from a wealthy family and married into even more wealth during her first marriage. When she married for the second time to George Washington, she was one of the wealthiest women in Virginia. The saying "behind every great man is a great woman," is especially true in the case of Martha Washington. She went on to become not only the first lady of the United States but also a female heroine of the Revolutionary War for what she did to help both her husband and the soldiers. The below list of facts will provide you with interesting information including where she was born, how many kids she had, and how many she tragically lost, and why colonial soldiers referred to her as "Lady Washington".

Martha Washington - Early Life

Martha Washington - Revolutionary War Heroine Facts

Interesting Martha Washington Facts