(1802 - 1882)
George Washington Conarroe was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Delaware. George Conarroe is known for portrait, figure-genre.
Biography George Conarroe
George Washington Conarroe
Born October 20, 1802, New Castle Hundred, Delaware
Died April 9, 1882, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Biography by Kate Nearpass Ogden, Stockton College, New Jersey:
The portrait painter George Washington Conarroe (pronounced "Cuh-NAIR-oh") was born on October 20, 1802. He was probably born in New Castle Hundred, Delaware, where his parents, Antrim and Margaret Mecum Conarroe, lived at the time of the 1800 census. The family is thought to have moved from Delaware to Salem, New Jersey around 1816.
In 1826 Conarroe began working as a cabinetmaker with William G. Beesley, a noted chair maker in Salem. He learned the art of painting signs and furniture during
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