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Anna Maria Finger Best

c. mid 19th century

Oil on canvas. Sitting woman with dark hair, cloak and a white bonnet.

Anna Maria Finger married Johann Philip Best, who was related to the Bests of the Best Brewery. She was born in November of 1787, and died in Decemeber, 1859. She came to Milwaukee with her husband and his family in 1843.