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Elizabeth Washington Gamble Wirt
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1784
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1857
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

Married William Wirt (she was his 2nd wife) in 1802.

She was the author of "Flora's Dictionary" the first book
on flowers published in this country.

The Evening Star, January 27, 1857
Death of Mrs. Wirt
"Intelligence reached this city yesterday of the death of the estimable and venerable widow of the late William
Wirt. She died at Annapolis, Md., on Saturday last. Her remains will be brought to this city today to be
interred by the side of those of her illustrious husband, in the Congressional burying ground."

Death of Mrs. Wirt. "In Annapolis at the residence of her son-in-law, Alex Randall, on Saturday evening last (Jan. 24,
1857), Mrs. Elizabeth W. Wirt, widow of the late Hon. William Wirt in the 73d year of her age. Her remains
were brought here this morning in the train from Baltimore to arrive at 11 o'clock at which time the friends of
the family are requested to attend the funeral from the depot to the Congressional Burying Ground" 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Gamble (1754 - 1810)
  Catherine Gratton Gamble (1751 - 1830)
 
 Spouse:
  William Wirt (1772 - 1834)
 
 Children:
  Agnes Carol Wirt (1814 - 1830)*
 
 Sibling:
  Agnes Sarah Bell Gamble Cabell (1783 - 1863)*
  Elizabeth Washington Gamble Wirt (1784 - 1857)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Created by: SheWalksTheseHills
Record added: Jan 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83606346
Elizabeth Washington <i>Gamble</i> Wirt
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Elizabeth Washington <i>Gamble</i> Wirt
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Elizabeth Washington <i>Gamble</i> Wirt
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
 
 
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- SheWalksTheseHills
 Added: Jan. 18, 2012
 
 
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