Lucy Wilhemina Otey (Norvell)

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About Lucy Wilhemina Otey (Norvell)

Lucy was a founder and President of the Ladies' Relief Hospital in Lynchburg during the Civil War. She was the founder, as well, of the Ann Norvell Orphanage in Lynchburg.

The family Bible notes "She breathed her last on 23rd of May 1866 without a struggle, though just having passed through many attacks in which she was a great but patient and Christian sufferer. May the mantle of her virtues rest on her children. May her spirit hover around them."

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Lucy Wilhemina Otey (Norvell)'s Timeline

1801
February 28, 1801
Lynchburg, VA, USA
1817
December 10, 1817
Age 16
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
1818
September 11, 1818
Age 17
Lynchburg, VA
1823
May 6, 1823
Age 22
Lynchburg, VA
1824
October 26, 1824
Age 23
Lynchburg, VA
1827
1827
Age 25
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
1831
July 31, 1831
Age 30
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
1832
October 19, 1832
Age 31
Lynchburg, VA
1834
May 25, 1834
Age 33
Lynchburg, VA
1837
December 20, 1837
Age 36
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States