Albion Interactive History / People / Mary Ismon

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Mary Peabody Sheldon Ismon


Wife of prominent 19th century banker James W. Sheldon and daughter of the first white settler Tenney Peabody. The Mary Sheldon Ismon house is a prominent social meeting place named in her honor. She is buried with her first husband James and second husband Henry Ismon in the Sheldon Mausoleum at the entrance to Riverside Cemetery.

Portrait of her husband James W. Sheldon.

Portrait of James W. Sheldon and Mary Sheldon Ismon being stored in the basement of the Albion College Bobbitt Visual Arts Center.

Details from the painting.

Source: Isaac Kremer, January 2004.

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