Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mary Digges Lee (1745-1805)
MSA SC 3520-2229
First Lady of Maryland, 1779-1782 and 1792-1794

Mary Digges Lee (Mrs. Thomas Sim Lee)
Attributed to John Wollaston, c. 1760
Oil on canvas
The Maryland Historical Society
MSA SC 1621-594

Born:  17451
Mother:  Elizabeth Parnham Craycroft Digges2
Father:  Ignatius Digges3
Step-mother:  Mary Carroll Digges4
Paternal Grandparents:  William and Eleanor Digges5
Digges Family Home:  "Mellwood Park," Prince George's County, Maryland6
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic; St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Petersville, Maryland7
Marriage:  October 27, 1771 to Governor Thomas Sim Lee8
Children:  Ignatius Digges, Archibald (who died at the age of three), Thomas, Archibald, William, John, Mary, and Eliza9
Lee Family Home:  "Needwood," Frederick County, Maryland10
Died:  January 25, 180511

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