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Anne Willing Willing Bingham
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1764
Death: May 11, 1801

born in 1764, was a leading society figure in Philadelphia who entertained leaders of the newly born United States of America, She was siad to be the most beautiful woman of her time and to have been the model for the famous Lady Liberty Draped Bust portrait on the American silver dollars and other United States coinage minted between 1796 and 1804, one coin of which is on the display in the St. Peter's vestry. In 1800, sometime after the birth of her third child, Anne contracted a serious illness, likely tuberculosis. Accompanied by serveral members of her family, she set sail for Madeira in searc of a more favoraable climate, but died in Bermuda on 11 May 1801, aged 37 years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Willing (1731 - 1821)
  Ann McCall Willing (____ - 1781)
 
 Spouse:
  William Bingham (1754 - 1804)
 
 Siblings:
  Anne Willing Willing Bingham (1764 - 1801)
  Elizabeth Willing Jackson (1768 - 1858)*
  Mary Willing Clymer (1770 - 1852)*
  Richard Willing (1775 - 1858)*
  Abigail Willing Peters (1777 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Mrs. Bingham was considered by many to be the most famous and beautiful woman of her day. In fact, her portrait was painted by Gilbert Stuart and Sir Joshua Reynolds, and it is thought that she also appeared as Draped Liberty on 1795 US coins
 
Burial:
Saint Peters Church Graveyard
Tucker's Town
Saint George's Parish, Bermuda
 
Created by: BK Genie
Record added: Apr 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26046879
Anne Willing <i>Willing</i> Bingham
Added by: BK Genie
 
 
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- V. Hudson
 Added: Jul. 14, 2013

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013
She was a WILLING Lady...
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 21, 2012
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