Generally, this blog focuses on the lives of women living along the Atlantic coast of North America in the 18C British American colonies & on those living in what became the new nation of The United States of America in the last quarter of the 18C.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Portrait of 18C American Women
Jean Dick (Mrs. Anthony Stewart) by John Hesselius 1728-1778
When Jean Dick was born on March 14, 1742, at All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, her father, James (1705-1762), was 36, and her mother, Margaret Dundus (1709-1766), was 33. Jean married Anthony Stewart (1728-1791), born in Edinburgh,Scotland on March 15, 1764. They had nine children in 18 years. She died in June 1786, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 44.