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



Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Maryland and District of Columbia.  Baltimore: National Biographical Publishing Co., 1879.

Buchholz, Heinrich Ewald. Governors of Maryland From the Revolution to the Year 1908.  2d ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins Co., 1908.

Magruder, P.H. The Colonial Government House of Maryland.  Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1935.

Warfield, J.D.,  The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland.  Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1990.

White, Frank F., Jr. The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970.  Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970.

Newspaper/Magazine Articles-

Obituary. The Sun, 4 December 1918.

Other Sources:

Maryland Historical Society (Anderson Collection) MS 2764.

Maryland Historical Society. Guide to the Lowe Family Papers.

Maryland Historical Society (Lowe Family Papers) MS 1949:

    Maryland Historical Society MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION ("Autobiography of Esther Lowe").

    Genealogical Records, Lowe-Polk-Magruders family.

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Biographical Series) Enoch Louis Lowe file, MSA SC 3520-1460, 2/11/11/8.

Maryland State Archives U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, MD), 1860, FR 11, p. 671, M 7220.

Maryland State Archives BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) Esther Winder Polk Lowe, 1 December 1918, Certificate No. D25713 [MSA CM1132-135, CR 48178]

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