Archives of Maryland
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Esther Winder Polk Lowe (1824-1918)
MSA SC 3520-2263
First Lady of Maryland, 1851-1854

Biography:

Born:  February 29, 18241
Mother:  Anne Maria Stuart Polk2
Father:  Colonel James Polk3
Paternal Grandfather:  William Polk (Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals)4
Paternal Grandmother:  Nancy Purnell Dennis5
Maternal Grandfather:  Dr. Alexander Stuart6
Siblings:  William, Mary, Elizabeth, Ariana, Thomas Hampten, James, Lucius, Josiah and 2 others that died in infancy7
Polk Family Home:  Princess Anne, Somerset County8
Marriage:  May 29, 1844 to Governor Enoch Louis Lowe9
Children:  Adelaide Vincindier (1845-1927), Anna Maria (1847-1889), Enoch Louis (1848-1852), Paul Emil (1850-1933), Vivian Polk (1852-1923), Victoire de la Vincindier (1854-1933), Enoch Louis (1857-1930), Alexander Stuart (1859-1861), Esther Polk (1861-1939), Mary Gorter (1863-1918), James Polk (1865-1869) 10
Died: December 1, 1918 in Baltimore, Maryland11
Burial:  St. John's Catholic Church Cemetery, Frederick12

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