Friday, February 21, 2014

A son for the Ashley Chanlers

February 21, 1938

Mrs. Ashley Chanler gave birth to a son today at Doctors Hospital in New York City.  This is the second child for Mr. and Mrs. Chanler.  They have a daughter, Mafalda, who was born in April 1935.

Mrs. Chanler is the former Princess Maria Antonia de Braganca, a daughter of the late Duke Miguel of Braganza and his second wife, Princess Theresa of Lowenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg.

The baby will be named Anthony. 

The late Duke of Braganza was the pretender to the throne of Portugal, and is a descendant of the Kings of Portugal.  Mr. Chanler is a descendant of John Jacob Astor.

The Chanlers reside at 141 East 19th Street in New York.

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