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Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren
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Birth: 1825
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 28, 1898

Madeleine was born in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was the only daughter of Samuel F. Vinton, who served as a Whig leader in Congress. Her first marriage was to Daniel Convers Goddard, with whom she had two children before his passing. In 1865, she married Admiral John Dahlgren, and had three children by that marriage. She wrote prose and poetry under the name “Corinne,” and "Cornelia". She was the author of “Biography of Admiral Dahlgren,” a number of novels, among which are “South Mountain Magic,” “A Washington Winter,” “The Lost Name,” “Lights and Shadows of a Life,” “South Sea Sketches,” and a volume on “Etiquette of Social Life in Washington.” She was responsible for the building of Dahlgren Chapel in South Mountain, Maryland. She was one of the founders and vice-president of the Literary Society of Washington, and was at one time president of the Ladies Catholic Missionary Society of Washington. 
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  John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (1809 - 1870)
  Ulrica Dahlgren Pierce (1866 - 1925)*
  John Vinton Dahlgren (1868 - 1899)*
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Saint Michaels Catholic Church Cemetery
Poplar Springs
Howard County
Maryland, USA
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Record added: Jan 19, 2009
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