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Margaret "Peggy" Oswald Chew Howard (1760-1824)
MSA SC 3520-2232
First Lady of  Maryland 1788-1791

[Picture of Margaret Chew Howard]

Mrs. John Eager Howard and Son by Charles Willson Peale
Reprinted from Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale by Charles Coleman Sellers

Born: December 6, 17601
Mother: Elizabeth Oswald Chew2
Father: Benjamin Chew3
Maternal Grandfather: James Oswald4
Siblings: Benjamin Jr., Joseph, Juliana, Henrietta, Sophia, Maria, Harriet, and Catherine5
Step-Siblings: Mary, Anna Maria, Elizabeth, Sara, and Henrietta6
Chew Family Home: "Cliveden," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania7
Marriage: May 23, 1787 to Governor John Eager Howard8
Children: George, John Eager, Jr., Benjamin Chew, Juliana Elizabeth, Charles, William, James, Sophia9
Howard Family Home: "Belvedere," Howard County, Maryland10
Died: May 29, 182411

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