Person:Mary Chambers Bibb

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Mary Chambers Bibb

 Known as the Rocking Chair Ghost in Maple Hill Cemetery

Born:1816
Died:1835
Residence:300 Williams Avenue SE - May have resided at this address briefly
Daughter of:Dr. Henry Chambers
Daughter-in-Law of:Thomas Bibb


Notes:

•  Wife of William D. Bibb, who was the son of Governor Thomas Bibb. She died shortly after the wedding.

•  "She was accidentally poisoned by her nanny mistaking poison for Bibb's medicine. She was buried in her wedding dress, and according to local legend was buried sitting in her favorite rocking chair (thus making a mausoleum necessary). Allegedly, she can still be heard to this day rocking in her tomb." - Dark Destinations

•  First Mausoleum in Maple Hill Cemetery


Related Links:
•  About.com - Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll © 2006 by Jean Brandau.
•  Briartech.com - Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll photos by Norm Walker
•  Flickr: - Maple Hill
•  Smithsonian - Description of the mausoleum designed by Geroge Steele, architect
•  Dark Destinations - Description of mausoleum


The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  300 Williams Avenue SE
•  Dr. Henry Chambers
•  Thomas Bibb



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