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Howell, Charlotte Morton Campbell Longino

American, born 1875

Campbell, Charlotte Morton; Howell, Park Mrs.

Charlotte Morton Campbell Longino Howell was the daughter of Dr. Joseph Campbell and his wife, Charlotte Morton Dexter Campbell [1848-1924], and a descendant of Charlotte Morton Dexter [1787-1819], subject of a portrait begun by Gilbert Stuart now in the NGA [1947.17.104]. Charlotte Morton Dexter was the daughter of Perez and Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Morton of Boston. Mrs. Morton was the author of a novel, The Power of Sympathy, written under the name Philona. Andrew Dexter was a Brown University graduate, lawyer, and nephew of Samuel Dexter, Secretary of War and Secretary of the Treasury (1800). Andrew Dexter was president of the Boston Bank. When the bank failed the family moved to Athens, New York. Later, in 1816, Andrew Dexter moved to Montgomery Alabama, where his wife joined him in 1819, but died twelve days after her arrival. Charlotte Morton Campbell was married firstly to Dr. Thomas Chandler Longino, who died in 1911, and secondly to Dr. Park Howell, from whom she was divorced. She later married John H. Means of San Antonio, TX. [Compiled from sources and references recorded on CMS]
Dexter, Perry. Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904. New York, 1904:122-128, 184-185, 231-232.
Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 179-180 (on NGA portrait of Charlotte Morton Dexter (Mrs. Andrew Dexter)), note 1
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