Maria Reynolds

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Birthday
30, 1768
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 25, 1828 (59)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1768
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 25, 1828 (59)

About

Wife of James Reynolds, but more notably was known as the mistress of Alexander Hamilton in 1791-1792. She was at the center of America's first political sex scandal.

Before Fame

She was mostly uneducated, but grew up literate.

Trivia

She was the subject of The Reynolds Pamphlet which was published by Hamilton. The pamphlet laid out the affair between her and Hamilton.

Family Life

She was the daughter of Susanna Van Der Burgh and Richard Lewis. She had 5 full siblings and a half-brother. She has a daughter named Susan with James Reynolds.

Associated With

On Broadway, Jasmine Cephas Jones portrayed her in the critically acclaimed musical Hamilton.