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The subject was the daughter of Alexander Cumming McWhorter and Phoebe (Bruen) McWhorter of Newark, New Jersey. She married Alexander William Macomb (1798-1827) in Newark on March 9, 1826. This miniature portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her nephew.
Gift of Mr. George C. McWhorter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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