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    Mary Louisa Seward (Mumford)

    Birth: 1815

    Death: 8-29-1879

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Seward, Benjamin Jennings (BJS) | Marriage Date: 1-6-1841

Biography

The second wife of BJS. Married the month before BJS's death, which occurred in February of 1841. Mary Louisa was the daughter of John I. Mumford, the editor of the New York Standard, and Clar(ind)a Louisa Underhill. Mary Louisa had 4 siblings: Ferdinand, John Page, Julia, and Angelina. Mary Louisa was the first cousin of Samuel Blatchford -- John I.'s sister, Julia Ann Mumford Blatchford, was Samuel's mother.

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Biography: 
The second wife of BJS. Married the month before BJS's death, which occurred in February of 1841. Mary Louisa was the daughter of John I. Mumford, the editor of the New York Standard, and Clar(ind)a Louisa Underhill. Mary Louisa had 4 siblings: Ferdinand, John Page, Julia, and Angelina. Mary Louisa was the first cousin of Samuel Blatchford -- John I.'s sister, Julia Ann Mumford Blatchford, was Samuel's mother.
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http://www.tnportraits.org/mumford-clarinda-louise-underhill.htm
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http://person.ancestrylibrary.com/tree/52045886/person/220050769611/facts
Citation for Death Info:
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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12621153