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ladyvols1 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

In 1885 Edith Wharton married Edward(Teddy)Wharton and according to most biographies her marriage was very unhappy.  In 1908 Teddy had a nervous breakdown, and then she found out that her husband had taken money from her to support and keep a mistress.  In 1912 Edith divorced her husband.  She had no children and she never got married again. 

cburr eNotes educator| Certified Educator

She did have an affair with Morton Fullerton while still married, but had no children by either man.

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