Friday, April 12, 2019

Portrait of 18C American Women

1757 Jeremiah Theus 1716-1774  Anne Costantia Ashby (1705-1782) Mrs Gabriel Manigault Met

Anne Costantia Ashby (1705-1782), daughter of John "Turner" Ashby (1675-1727) and Constantia Broughton (1677-1720), was born 10 November 1705, in Charleston, South Carolina, and died 24 April 1782 in Charleston County, South Carolina. She married Gabriel Edward Manigault (1704-1781) on 29 April 1730 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of Pierre Manigault and Judith Gitton.  Anne maintained a diary from 1754 until 1781. She was a patron of the arts and entertained visiting artists in her home, as recorded in her diary.  Anne Ashby and Gabriel Manigault had a son Peter Manigault, b. 10 October 1731, Charleston, South Carolina, d. 12 November 1773, London, England.

See
Manigault, Ann, and Mabel L. Webber. “Extracts from the Journal of Mrs. Ann Manigault: 1754-1781.” The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, vol. 20, no. 1, 1919, pp. 57–63.