Martha Maria Magee

Life
[?]-1846; dg. of Stewart of Lurgan, Co. Armagh; m. William Magee (d.1800), a Presbyterian minister; left 20,000 inherited from her brothers to build and endow a college for Irish presbyterians, opened as Magee College, Derry; in 1865, after prolonged controversy with General Assembly led by Henry Cooke, and law suit in favour of Trustees. ODNB DIB