Archives of Maryland
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Mary Ridgely Preston Brown (1857-1895)
MSA SC 3520-2282
First Lady of Maryland, 1892-1895

Mary Ridgely Preston Brown by Norval H. Busey
1880, Maryland Commission on Artistic Property
Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 1545-1068


Born:  February 23, 18571
Father:  David Ridgely2
Mother:  Mary R.3
Ridgely Family Homes:  146 Cathedral St. and 130 Cathedral St., Baltimore City4
Marriage:  December 22, 1879 to Governor Frank Brown5
Children:  Mary and Frank6
Brown Family Homes:  "Springfield", Carroll County, and 900 N. Charles St., Baltimore City7
Previous Marriage:  June 12, 1877 to Horatio Preston, who left her a widow8
Died:  May 11, 18959
Buried:  Greenmount Cemetery, Baltimore City10

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