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Elizabeth "Libbie" Bacon Custer
Birth: Apr. 8, 1842
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1933
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

American Folk Figure. She was the wife of Civil War Major General George Armstrong Custer. After General Custer's death at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876, she became a celebrity herself. She wrote many articles and books, and gave many lectures that contributed to the elevation of her husband to near-mythical status. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Stanton Bacon (1798 - 1866)
  Eleanor Sophia Page Bacon (1814 - 1854)
 
 Spouses:
  George Armstrong Custer (1839 - 1876)
  George Armstrong Custer (1839 - 1876)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward A Bacon (____ - 1848)*
  Elizabeth Bacon Custer (1842 - 1933)
  Sophia Bacon (1845 - 1846)*
  Harriett D Bacon (1848 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 27, Row A, Grave 2
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 12, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12920
Elizabeth Libbie <i>Bacon</i> Custer
Added by: Darrell Ames
 
Elizabeth Libbie <i>Bacon</i> Custer
Added by: ronald deavy
 
Elizabeth Libbie <i>Bacon</i> Custer
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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With respect.
- Bill Nicol
 Added: Feb. 26, 2017
A GREAT LADY
- IRVING PRESSER
 Added: Dec. 18, 2016

- DENA ANN
 Added: Dec. 5, 2016
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