School Teachers of Early Maryland
by Robert Barnes
MSA SC 5300
L'Argeau, Mr. George James, has opened a dancing school at Mrs.
Meroney's (AMG 29 March 1770). He intends to open a dancing school in Annapolis
(AMG 30 June 1772). His school would be opened at the Assembly Room (AMG
25 March 1773).
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Family: By July 1783 he was in Baltimore Town when he m. Rachel,
eldest dau. of Mr. William Adams of this town (MJBA 15 July 1783). Rachel,
wife of George James Largeau and dau. of William Adams died Tuesday night,
aged 23 years. She was buried in St. Paul's churchyard (MJBA 27 March 1789).
Death: He died 19 April 1795 in Baltimore in his 53rd year. His
obituary described him as an eminent professor of music who had taught
that science to in Baltimore and other parts of the State for over 30 years.
He was buried in St. Paul's Churchyard (Balto. Fed. Intelligencer 20 April
Estate: William Dick, administrator,
advertised he would administer the estate (Balto. Fed. Int. 16 May 1795).
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