Margaretta Sophia Howard Ridgely With Her Daughter Juliana Ridgely Yeaton

Date:
1897

In a photo taken just a few years before her death, Margaretta Sophia Howard Ridgely (1824-1904) is seen strolling the brick terrace south of the mansion, accompanied by one of her three daughters, Juliana Ridgely Yeaton (1862-1951). The photo is in an album compiled in 1897 by Helen Morris Ridgely, the wife of Margaretta’s son Howard (1855-1900).

Description (physical):

Material: Paper. H: 8.6cm, W: 8.7cm.

Location:
535 Hampton Lane Towson,Maryland 21286
Identifier:
HAMP44355
Institution:
Hampton National Historic Site

Nancy Davis, Margaretta Sophia Ridgely, And Juliana Ridgely Yeaton

Date:
1895

Nancy Davis (1833-1908) greets Juliana Ridgely Yeaton (1862-1951) and Margaretta Sophia Ridgely (1869-1949), daughters of Charles and Margaretta Howard Ridgely who the longtime Ridgely family servant had cared for when they were children. Margaretta Howard Ridgely’s half brother James McHenry Howard recorded in his memoirs (1894) that Nancy “…has passed all her life with the family & has in the course of it had charge at times of the children of three generations.”

Description (physical):

Photograph on Paper. H: 8.9cm, W: 8.4cm.

Location:
535 Hampton Lane Towson,Maryland 21286
Identifier:
HAMP20312
Institution:
Hampton National Historic Site