Mary <I>Edwards</I> Beale

Mary Edwards Beale

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Apr 1902 (aged 74–75)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 68783680 · View Source
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Mary was the daughter of Pennsylvania Congressman and prominent lawyer Samuel B. Edwards. She and her husband were close friends of President and Mrs. Grant. Mary was survived by two daughters: Marie Bakhmeteff and Emily McLean, and a son Truxton Beale. After her death, Truxton had a clock tower built in Bakersfield, California,in her honor. Mrs. Beale died in Washington, DC, where she had lived quietly after losing her sight about 10 years before her passing.


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Her children rise up and call her blessed.


  • Created by: Kay Lansing
  • Added: 22 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68783680
  • Laura Virgil
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Edwards Beale (1827–6 Apr 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68783680, citing Chester Rural Cemetery, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kay Lansing (contributor 47478865) .