Marian Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1851

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Marian Adele Longfellow, known as Memie, was born April 1, 1849, about the time her parents, Marianna Preble Longfellow (1812-1888) and Stephen Longfellow (1805-1850) were separating.

Her father, who suffered from alcoholism, died about a year later.

Marian married William Francis Morris, a native of Hiddersfield, England. They had three children, and later divorced. She then married Francis O'Donogue, a native of Ireland, from whom she also was divorced. She then reclaimed the surname Longfellow. She died in 1924.

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About This Item

  • Title: Marian Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1851
  • Creator: Howe, George M.
  • Creation Date: circa 1851
  • Subject Date: circa 1851
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Local Code: Coll. 443, Box 3, 5/5
  • Collection: Miscellaneous daguerreotypes
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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