Mrs. John Facheraud Grimke | History of SC Slide Collection

Mrs. John Facheraud Grimke (Mary Moore Smith) (1764-1839) was portrayed by the miniaturist Pierre Henri in 1791. The daughter of a wealthy banker, she married the planter John Grimke in 1784, and bore him 14 children; two of her daughters, Sarah and Angeline (see Sarah Moore Grimke) became noted feminists and abolitionists.

Courtesy of the Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.

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