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 Harriet <I>Balch</I> Macomb

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Harriet Balch Macomb

  • Birth 17 Jun 1783 Georgetown, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Death 22 May 1869 Georgetown, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 1, Grave 302-A
  • Memorial ID 7939470

The daughter of Stephen Bloomer Balch, founder of Georgetown's oldest church, Harriet became the second wife of Maj. Gen Alexander Macomb on May 26, 1826 in Washington, DC.
Her first husband was John Reid Wilson whom she married in Georgetown in 1809; she had no chidlren by either marriage. She was reinterred from Georgetown in 1892. Several other members of the Macomb family were reinterred in Plot 302.


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Harriet Macomb
Macomb, Harriet B.
Wife of MG Macomb, CINC, US Army, dau of Dr. S.B. Batch.
"For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, so with him God will

raise thee also. Who have fallen asleep through Jesus will God bring
with him." 1 Thessalonians IX. V=2-92.


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  • Created by: Shirley Stanton
  • Added: 1 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7939470
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet Balch Macomb (17 Jun 1783–22 May 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7939470, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Stanton (contributor 46546723) .