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Portrait of Mary Merryman Baxley


Daguerreotype portrait after a painting of Mary Merryman Baxley (1775-1834), daughter of Joseph Merryman of Baltimore. In 1793, she married George Baxley (1771-1848), a Baltimore merchant and druggist. Their children were: Joseph Merryman (1795-1839), married first Mary Hobertson Hobbs and second Maria Frances Rutter; Rebecca Jane (1797-1875); Mary Ann (1799-1875), married first John Davis and second Charles Merryman; George Washington (1801-1877), married Martha Ann Griffiths; Henry Willis (1803-1876), married first Annabella Little and second Mary Virginia Rieman; Mary Jemima (1805-1807); Harriet Ann (1810-1857), married Samuel Davis Tonge; Emily Maria (1812-1848), married Augustus Seevers; Jackson Brown (1814-1896), and Isaac William (1817-1835).



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3 1/8 x 3 5/8 inches

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CSPH 525

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