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Josephine Ward Thomson Swann (ca. 1828-1906)
MSA SC 3520-2271
Wife of Thomas Swann, Governor of Maryland, 1866-1869



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

Malone, Dumas and Johnson, Allen eds. Dictionary of American Biography. Vol. IX. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934.

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-

"The Swann-Thompson Marriage." New York Herald, 20 June 1878.

"Mrs. Swann Is Dead." The Sun, 3 March 1906.

Death notice. The Sun, 4 March 1906.

Other Sources-

Maryland State Archives. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Legislative History Project) Governor Thomas Swann File, MSA SC 1138-1462, 2/11/11/8.

Entry for Mrs. Josephine Antoinette Ward Thomson Swann on Accessed March 24, 2017.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congess entry for John Renshaw Thomson

Biographical Directory of the United States Congess entry for Aaron Ward

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