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Silhouette of Peleg Wadsworth

Silhouette of Peleg Wadsworth

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Maine Historical Society

Zilpah's father, Peleg Wadsworth, was a Revolutionary War hero and comrade-at-arms with George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette.

He served seven terms in the United States Congress (1792-1806) when the American government was being formed.


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