Marian Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1851

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

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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