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Robert and Louisa Gilmor


Robert was born in Paisley, Scotland, and came to Maryland in 1767. Married Louisa Airy September 21, 1771. They had two sons and two daughters. Robert was partner in the firm Bingham, Inglis & Gilmor in the coffee import and sales business. He was involved with fund raising for construction of Fort McHenry.

The couple appear on a Mint medal (Julian PE-13) struck in commemoration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Dies were produced by B. Faulkner. Robert died in Baltimore, Maryland.

bio: NCAB 11

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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