Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Arnold and his Wife, a picture taken from the frontispiece of a novel by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell.
Overview Margaret (Peggy) Shippen Arnold (1760-1804) was the second wife of Benedict Arnold, with whom he had five children. Though her involvement in her husband's treason against the United States and association with the British is not clear, she did move the family with him to England and then to Canada and finally back to England where they lived in exile. Benedict Arnold died in 1801 and Margaret provided for her family, managing business affairs for her children and also his children from a...
Dates: 1781-1991; Majority of material found in 1798-1847
Overview Scrapbook created by Helen Chadwick, Great-Granddaughter of Benedict Arnold. The scrapbook begins with a genealogy of the Arnold Family. There are clippings of ''days in history'' for days relevant to Benedict Arnold's history, and information about the countryside and houses related to the Arnold story, as well as handwritten copies of published pieces and family documents and correspondence.