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Dry vital statistics, however, did turn up. Eliza Ann was the oldest child of William "Old Man" Gabbert, leader of his own Bushwhacker band in Dover Township, and his wife, the former Rebecca Wade. S...

10/27/2015 10/27/2015

Achsa Adelaide Spaulding (1896 - 1969)

Served as an Army Nurse in WWI. See "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 225. Correspondent: Donia Young Brewer.

10/2/2015 10/2/2015

Harriet Tubman MP (c.1822 - 1913)

"Minty", "Moses", "slave of Edward Brodas"

BIRTH DATE : c.1820. Because she was a slave, and owners did not record their slaves' birthdates, the exact date of Harriet's birth is unknown -- different accounts list 1820 or 1821. BIRTH PLACE : (...

5/13/2012 9/17/2015

Ellen Church (September 22, 1904 – August 22, 1965) was the first female flight attendant She worked as a stew for 18 months before being grounded as a result of injuries sustained in an a...

9/17/2015 9/17/2015

Eleanor Jane Rogers (1919 - 2015)

Eleanor was a 1940 graduate of the Mansfield General Hospital School of Nursing. In May 26, 1942 she enlisted in the United States Navy Nurses Corps in Chicago, Ill., and rose to the rank of Ensign dur...

6/15/2008 8/18/2015

Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Rebel Spy MP (1817 - 1864)

"Rose O'Neale", "Rose Greenhow"

Rose O'Neal Greenhow (1817–October 1, 1864) was a renowned Confederate spy. As a leader in Washington, D.C. society during the period prior to the American Civil War, she traveled in important p...

2/28/2009 8/6/2015

Loduska J. Wirick (1856 - 1914)

"The Nightingale Of The Orient Wirick"

Christian missionary. She is best remembered for providing care to Japanese wounded during the Russo-Japanese War, thereby earning the nickname "The Nightingale of the Orient." (bio by: [fg.cgi?page=mr...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

Josephine Fuskerud (1884 - 1973)

Daughter of Ole J and Joren Fuskerud. Baptized 2 Apr 1885 and confirmed 9 July 1899, both in Prairie Queen Lutheran Church.She took nurses training at St Paul, Mn and Watertown, SD and served as a nurs...

7/17/2015 7/17/2015

Pauline Marie Briggs (1914 - 1996)

Updated 7/9/2015: I have some internet information on Pauline B.Briggs. , Pauline Marie, died Friday, December 13, 1996 at the age of 82. She is survived by her brother, Martin Bartels of Illinois; her...

9/12/2014 7/9/2015

Eleanor R. Jenks (1922 - 2015)

Eleanor R. Knox Jenks U.S. Veteran (army nurse) April 20, 1922 - March 23, 2015 Eleanor R. Knox Jenks passed away on March 23, 2015. She was born on April 20, 1922 on the family farm homestead in Sever...

6/7/2015 6/20/2015

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Margaret Savage Alcock by SmartCopy : Jun 20 2015, 9:15:50 UTC

6/20/2015 6/20/2015

Dr. Margaret Savage Alcock (1922 - 1961)

"Cavendish", "Parshall"

Margaret Savage Alcock Born on 3 March 1922. Daughter of Captain Philip Clayton Alcock and Kathleen Robinson. Married Charles Francis Alwyn Compton Cavendish, son of Major Alwyn Lionel Compton ...

6/20/2015 6/20/2015

Emily Blackwell (1826 - 1910)

Emily Blackwell (October 8, 1826 – September 7, 1910) was the second woman to earn a medical degree at what is now Case Western Reserve University, and the third openly identified woman to ear...

2/24/2012 6/19/2015

Frieda Thiersch (1889 - 1947)

wichtige deutsche Buchkünstlerin unter ihrem Mädchennamen: Frieda Thiersch

12/4/2013 6/15/2015

Jane Senior (1828 - 1877)

"Jane Nassau Senior"

Jane Nassau Senior (1828–1877) was Britain's first female civil servant, and co-founder of the Metropolitan Association for Befriending Young Servants (MABYS). Senior was born Jane Elizabeth...

2/26/2014 6/13/2015

Mildred Barnes Bliss (1879 - 1969)

Mildred Barnes Bliss (September 9, 1879 – January 17, 1969) was an American art collector, philanthropist, and one of the co-founders of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in W...

6/6/2015 6/7/2015

Inscription: United States Army Nurse Corps

6/5/2015 6/6/2015

Lt. Clara Mabel Lawson (1890 - 1955)

US Army Nurse Daughter of Thomas Young Compton and Martha Ada Cooper Compton Spouse of Edward Lawson, also buried at Arlington

1/12/2008 5/18/2015

Enid Yandell (1869 - 1934)

Enid Yandell (October 6, 1870 – June 13, 1934) was an American sculptor who studied with Auguste Rodin and Frederick William MacMonnies. Yandell was a prolific sculptor creating numerous p...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Helen Douglas Mankin (1896 - 1956)

Helen Douglas Mankin (September 11, 1896 – July 25, 1956) was an American politician; she was the second woman to represent Georgia in the United States House of Representatives. Mankin was ...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Juliet Ann Opie Hopkins ("the Florence Nightingale of the South") (1818–1890) was born on a plantation in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. After marriage to Arthur F. Hop...

3/31/2015 3/31/2015

Augusta Evans Wilson (1835 - 1909)

Augusta Jane Wilson, or Augusta Evans Wilson, (May 8, 1835 – May 9, 1909) was an American Southern author and one of the pillars of Southern literature. She wrote nine novels: Inez (1850), B...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

Elizabeth Clark McLaughlin MP (1759 - 1823)

"Betty Zane", "Betty Clark", "Betty McLaughlin", "Betty"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A130537 16. ELIZABETH "BETTY"6 ZANE (WILLIAM ANDREW5, NATHANIEL4, ROBERT3, ROBERT SR.2, SIMON1) was born 19 July 1759 in Moorefiel...

3/6/2008 3/24/2015

Hermione Ruth Herrick (1889 - 1983)

Hermione Ruth Herrick, CBE (19 January 1889–21 January 1983) was a New Zealand Girl Guide leader and women's naval administrator. She was born in Ruataniwha, Central Hawke's Bay District, New Ze...

6/11/2013 3/19/2015

Fairfield Iowa’s most famous and well-loved Civil War hero was actually not a hero at all, but a heroine: Major Mehitable Ellis Woods, better known to generations of Fairfielders as ...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Aline Riro Spackman (1916 - 2009)

Served in WWII with the New Zealand Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps.

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

Sister Lily Catherine Miriam Cole Born in 1884 at Roorkee, West Bengal Died 1929. Sister Cole trained at Saints Training College, Naina Tal, India and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London...

3/7/2015 3/7/2015

Violetta Thurstan (1879 - 1978)

"Anna Violetta Thurstan"

Nursing and World War One "Nurse training at the London Hospital, Whitechapel, under the guidance of the exceptional matron, Eva Luckes, prepared her for a string of hospital appointments from 1905 u...

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson, CBE (28 July 1873 – 15 November 1943) was a medical pioneer, a member of the Women's Social and Political Union, a suffragette, and social reformer. She was the da...

1/21/2013 3/4/2015

Ida Grace Willis, OBE, RRC MP (1881 - 1968)

Civilian and military nurse, hospital inspector, matron, army nursing administrator MEDALS AND AWARDS Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) OBE 1944 Associate Royal ...

5/20/2013 2/22/2015

Served as a nurse in WW1.

12/2/2014 2/22/2015

Ruth Hannah Dickson (1890 - 1944)

Rank: Sister Service No: 223772 Date of Death: 24/12/1944 Age: 54 Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Grave Reference: 5. H. 7. Cemetery: JAKARTA WAR CEMET...

8/23/2014 2/22/2015

Marini and her identical twin sister Muriel studied music at the University of Auckland before training at Auckland Hospital to become registered nurses in 1928. During the Second World War they joined...

2/22/2015 2/22/2015

Muriel and her identical twin sister Marini first studied music at the University of Auckland before training at Auckland Hospital to become registered nurses in 1928. During the Second World War they ...

2/22/2015 2/22/2015

Olivia Melian Robertson (1917 - 2013)

Olivia Melian Durdin-Robertson, known as Olivia Robertson (13 April 1917 – 14 November 2013) was an author, artist, co-founder and high priestess of the Fellowship of Isis, an international spir...

11/21/2013 2/2/2015

Naomi Margaret Mitchison (1897 - 1999)

Naomi Haldane, the daughter of a physiologist, John Scott Haldane, and the sister of John Haldane , was born in Edinburgh on 1st November, 1897. Her mother, Kathleen (Trotter) Haldane, was a suffragi...

4/21/2008 2/2/2015

Violet Constance Jessop MP (1887 - 1971)

Violet Jessop Miss Violet Constance Jessop, 24, of 71 Shirley Road, Bedford Park, London was born in the pampas near Bahia Blanca, Argentina, the first child of Irish emigrants William and Katherine ...

3/6/2012 2/2/2015

Hattie Jacques (1922 - 1980)

MISS HATTIE JACQUES Comic personality of stage, films and television Miss Hattie Jacques, the well-known comic actress, died yesterday at the age of 56. No one could have spoken more truthfully tha...

11/16/2011 2/2/2015

Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - 1937)

From Wikipedia : Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərh&#x...

7/8/2007 2/2/2015

E. M. Delafield MP (1890 - 1943)

"E. M. Delafield"

Edmée Elizabeth Monica Dashwood, née de la Pasture (9 June 1890 – 2 December 1943), commonly known as E. M. Delafield, was a prolific English author. She is best known for her la...

1/3/2013 2/2/2015

Agatha Christie MP (1890 - 1976)

"Mary Westmacott"

Dame Agatha Christie (born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) was the best selling mystery author of all time and the only writer to have created two major detectives, Poirot and Marple, as well as having wr...

8/23/2007 2/2/2015

Vera Mary Catlin MP (1893 - 1970)

Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was a British writer, feminist and pacifist, best remembered as the author of the best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth, recounting ...

11/11/2011 2/2/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " Katharine Furse ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. (subscription needed) First Name: K, Mrs Surname: Furse Gallantry Awards: Royal Red Cross Gazette Info: ...

10/3/2014 2/2/2015

Enid Bagnold was a British author and playwright, best known for the 1935 story National Velvet which was made into a film in 1944 starring Elizabeth Taylor. Enid Algerine Bagnold, Lady Jones, CBE (2...

9/11/2010 2/2/2015

Sarah Elizabeth Herndon (1871 - 1957)

Sarah Elisabeth Chapline Herndon was the only volunteer Red Cross nurse from Arkansas to serve in the Spanish-American War. Elisabeth Chapline was born on April 4, 1871, near Sweet Home (Pulaski Co...

1/13/2015 1/13/2015

Augusta Jane Wilson (1835 - 1909)

UID: E2A7733303379348833918ED30B87F6AD6B9 Note: Augusta was the author of several successful novels. there is an interesting biography here: Author. One of the first writers to depict competent...

7/23/2007 1/1/2015

Nancy Wake MP (1912 - 2011)

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011) served as a British agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis groups of the French...

7/20/2014 12/18/2014

Nelly Dusenberry (1916 - 2014)

She was born in Coshocton County, daughter of Henry Edgar and Sylvia Dusenberry. Nellie graduated from Warsaw High School and attended The Coshocton Business College. She worked at The Strategic Air Co...

12/9/2014 12/9/2014

Louise Hilligass (1883 - 1958)

Louise Hilligass, in her Red Cross nurse uniform, ca. 1917. Hilligass was the night superintendent at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis prior to answering the call for volunteers to serve as army nurses...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Lucille S Spalding (1902 - 1989)

1st Lt. Lucille S. Spalding, when she was activated in the Army Nurse Corps, 1942. Spalding accepted a commission as 1st Lieutenant in the Army Nurses Corps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in Decem...

11/8/2014 11/8/2014

Annie Laurie Burton (1916 - 1981)

Annie Laurie Burton (d. Feb. 14, 1980), a native of Prospect Hill, Caswell County, North Carolina, educated at Lees-McRae College and Appalachian State University, began her career as an elemen...

10/21/2014 10/21/2014

Donna Louise Hunter (1922 - 2014)

Donna graduated from Galion High School in 1940 and from White Cross Hospital School of Nursing in Columbus, in 1944. At that time, both theaters of World War II were deeply involved and the government...

9/23/2014 9/23/2014

Julia Edith Lide (1872 - 1919)

Julia Lide was born on April 9, 1872 in Talladega, Alabama. She graduated from Garfield Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., and subsequently served as a contract nurse with the US Army in the Sp...

9/15/2014 9/15/2014

Civil War Confederate Nurse, Author. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Cumming family moved to Montreal, Canada, then settled permanently in Mobile, Alabama, while she was still young enough to become...

9/7/2014 9/7/2014

Birth: Dec. 29, 1921 Richmond Richmond City Virginia, USA Death: Sep. 22, 1979, Costa Rica Graduated, 1943 The Wesley Hospital and Nurse-Training School, Wichita, Kansas. Ursula was a Lt. in th...

6/24/2014 6/25/2014

Margaret Jane Ringenberg (1921 - 2008)

"Maggie Ray"

Born in Fort Wayne, she was a self-employed pilot and was was a WASP during World War II. She was a member of Grabill Missionary Church, The Ninety Nines, AOPA, Experimental Aircraft Association, Air R...

5/18/2014 5/18/2014

Marijane T. Lehr (1920 - 2007)

Birth: September 27, 1920 Centralia, Lewis, WA, USA Death: May 21, 2007 (86) Carol Stream, DuPage, IL, USA Immediate Family: Daughter of Erwin Cecil Trotter (1888-1977) Born in Neche, ND before ND wa...

10/16/2009 5/13/2014

Caroline Dandridge MP (1854 - 1914)


Author and Historian Caroline "Danske" Dandridge (November 19, 1854 - June 3, 1914) was an American poet, historian and garden writer. Dandridge was born on November 19, 1854 in Copenhagen, Den...

4/27/2009 3/21/2014

Mary Elizabeth Deeley (1919 - 2012)

"Mary Elizabeth Gehres"

During World War II, Mary served as a Red Cross Nurse in Korea.

3/13/2014 3/13/2014

Arlene Beach (Huntsberry) (1923 - 2010)


Arlene attended White Cross Hospital as a nurse cadet and graduated in 1944. She entered the United States Army Nurse Corps in 1945 and was stationed at Newton D. Baker Hospital in Martinsburg, West Vi...

1/7/2014 1/7/2014

Arabella Barlow, serving as an Army nurse, died of typhus on July 27, 1864, while her husband, Maj. General Francis C. Barlow (USA), was battling in the Overland Campaign.

5/13/2011 12/31/2013

Ann Elizabeth Pierce (1818 - 1896)


From "COLLIRENE: THE QUEEN HILL": During the War Between the States, Ann Elizabeth Dunklin Pierce (Rast), who was then the widow of John May Pierce, graciously opened her lovely home to the soldiers....

7/29/2013 7/29/2013

Hedy Lamarr MP (1914 - 2000)

"Hedy Lamarr"

Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1914 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian-born American actress of Jewish descent. Though known primarily for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's "Golden ...

8/23/2010 7/25/2013

Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

"Black Venus", "Tumpie (family nickname)", "Black Pearl", "Creole Goddess"

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in angloph...

1/6/2011 7/25/2013

Marlene Dietrich MP (1901 - 1992)

"מרלנה Marlene"

Marlene Dietrich (German pronunciation: [maɐˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer. Dietr...

3/24/2011 7/25/2013

Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

5/23/2007 7/25/2013

Virginia Hall (American spy) (1906 - 1982)

""Agent Heckler"", ""Marie Monin"", ""Germaine"", ""Diane"", ""Marie of Lyon"", ""Camille"", ""Artemis""

Virginia Hall, MBE, DSC (April 6, 1906 —July 14, 1982) was an American spy during World War II. She was also known by many aliases: "Marie Monin", "Germaine", "Diane", "Marie of Lyon" and "Cam...

8/9/2011 7/25/2013

Brevet Maj Pauline Cushman (USA) [Union spy] (1833 - 1893)

"cushman", "fryer", "wood", "pauline"

Pauline Cushman (Born Harriet Wood) (June 10, 1833 – December 2, 1893), was an American actress and a spy for the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Harriet was born in N...

7/3/2009 7/23/2013

Hettie Shriver (1836 - d.)

During the Battle of Gettysburg the Shrivers’ home was taken over by Rebel sharpshooters. Hettie took her girls to seek refuge at her family’s farm three miles south of town. Hettie had n...

10/22/2012 7/23/2013

Pvt. Deborah Sampson (Continental Army) MP (1760 - 1827)

"Robert Shurtleff", "A Revolutionary Soldier", "who disguised herself as a man to join the Continental Army."

Deborah Samson Gannett (December 17, 1760 - April 27, 1827), better known as Deborah Sampson, was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American ...

9/11/2008 7/23/2013

Janet Fish, WWI Nurse (1883 - 1970)

During World War I, Janet served as a nurse near the front lines. Along with her brother, Hamilton Fish III, Janet was inducted into the French Legion of Honor for her wartime service.

5/18/2011 7/8/2013

Jane Weinberger (1918 - 2009)

Jane Weinberger (March 29, 1918 – July 12, 2009) was an American author, publisher and wife of Caspar Weinberger, the 15th United States Secretary of Defense. She authored over a dozen books d...

3/15/2012 7/8/2013

Margaret Livingston Chanler served as a nurse with the American Red Cross during the Spanish-American War.

12/29/2012 6/29/2013

Otelia Butler (1803 - 1855)

Otelia Butler Mahone (August 1, 1835 – February 11, 1911) from Smithfield, Virginia was a nurse during the American Civil War and the wife of Confederate Major General William Mahone, who wa...

11/14/2012 6/16/2013

Otelia Voinard Mahone (1835 - 1911)

Otelia Butler Mahone (August 1, 1835 – February 11, 1911) from Smithfield, Virginia was a nurse during the American Civil War and the wife of Confederate Major General William Mahone, who was ...

11/14/2012 6/16/2013

1866, 2nd quarter, Birth registered in Winchester, Hampshire, UK. Known as 'Daisy' to her family. 1871 UK Census lists her parents, Daisy, her sister Edith and five more siblings. 1887 Living with ...

4/2/2008 6/5/2013

Cordelia Adelaide Harvey (1824 - 1895)

Cordelia Harvey was a leading U.S. Civil War nurse, honored with the rank of Colonel by Abraham Lincoln. She subsequently established veterans hospitals in Wisconsin, away from the war front, and a sol...

6/23/2008 5/30/2013

Captain Margery Miller (1918 - 2005)

Margery Miller served as a Captain during WWII in the Army Nurse Corps, and eventually becoming in 1990 the first female Commander of the Department of New Hampshire Veterans of Foreign Wars.

4/2/2013 4/2/2013

Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862 - 1900)

Mary Henrietta Kingsley (13 October 1862 – 3 June 1900) was an English ethnographic and scientific writer and explorer whose travels throughout West Africa and resulting work helped shape Euro...

3/28/2013 3/28/2013

Sarah Agnes Pryor (1830 - 1912)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 Held DAR membership # 2 Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockw...

4/19/2011 3/22/2013

Edith Cavell, Spy and Martyr MP (1865 - 1915)

Edith Louisa Cavell; 4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides without distinction and in helping some...

6/20/2010 2/6/2013

Nina Boyle (1865 - 1943)

Constance Antonina (Nina) Boyle (21 December 1865–4 March 1943), was a British journalist, campaigner for women’s suffrage and women’s rights, charity and welfare worker and no...

1/23/2013 1/23/2013

Ruth Bryan Owen (1885 - 1954)

"Ruth", "Bryan", "Owen", "Rohde", "Leavitt"

Ruth Bryan Owen (October 2, 1885 – July 26, 1954) was the daughter of William Jennings Bryan and mother of Helen Rudd Brown. A Democrat, in 1929 she became Florida’s (and the South's) f...

4/26/2009 1/17/2013

Born at Jefferson County, Virginia, May 7, 1818, she married Commodore Alexander Gordon in 1837 (he died in 1849). She married a second time to Judge Arthur F. Hopkins in 1854. During the Civil War...

7/11/2011 1/7/2013

Dame Audrey Charlotte Georgiana Buller, DBE, RRC (4 August 1884 – 22 June 1953), best known as Georgiana Buller, was a British hospital administrator and the founder of the first school dedica...

11/11/2010 1/3/2013

Dr. Kate Karpeles (c.1887 - 1941)


Dr. Kate B. Karpeles here was quite extraordinary as she was one of the only female doctors to be contracted by the Army during WWI. When this picture was taken in 1938, she was serving as the presid...

2/17/2012 12/12/2012

Gen. Anna M Hays, 13th Chief, ANC (1920 - c.2013)


Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays was born on 16 February 1920 in Buffalo, New York to parents who both were Salvation Army officers. Religion, music, and a spirit of service were guiding lights in the McCabe ...

12/6/2012 12/6/2012

Margaret Susan Cheshire, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw and Baroness Cheshire, CMG, OBE (3 July 1924 – 2 November 2000), best known as Sue Ryder, was a British volunteer with Special Operations Exec...

1/2/2012 12/6/2012

Elizabeth Blackwell MP (1821 - 1910)

Find a Grave ) Elizabeth Blackwell (3 February 1821 – 31 May 1910) was the first female doctor in the United States and the first on the UK Medical Register. She was the first openly identif...

2/24/2012 12/6/2012

Lt. Annie G. Fox (August 4, 1893 – January 20, 1987) was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat.[1] She served as the chief nurse in the Army Nurse Corps at Hickam Field during...

12/5/2012 12/5/2012

Shirley Van Reeth (1922 - 2010)

Shirley was born in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago and served in the Red Cross in the years following WWII on the Island of Okinawa. Headstone photo taken by Carole Magnuson

12/2/2012 12/5/2012

Mary Jane Seacole MP (1805 - 1881)

Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881) was a mixed-race British nurse. Born in Jamaica, she operated boarding houses in Panama and Crimea while simultaneously treating the sick. Seacole was taug...

6/16/2011 12/5/2012

Countess Andrée de Jongh (1916 - 2007)


Andrée Eugénie Adrienne de Jongh (nicknamed "Dédée") was born in Schaerbeek in Belgium, then under German occupation during the First World War. She was the younger daught...

12/4/2012 12/4/2012

Helen Fairchild (November 21, 1885 – January 18, 1918) was an American nurse who served as part of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I, and who became known for her wartime let...

12/4/2012 12/4/2012

Petit was born on 20 February 1893 in Tournai to working class parents. She was raised in a Catholic boarding school in Brugelette following her mother's early death. At the outbreak of the First Wor...

12/4/2012 12/4/2012

Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady MP (1818 - 1882)


Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the First Lady of the United States when her husband, Abraham Lincoln, served as the sixteenth President, from 1861 until 1865. ...

2/26/2007 12/4/2012

Lt. Cdr. Sue Dauser (c.1888 - 1972)

"Susan", "susie"

Sue S. Dauser was born in Anaheim, California on September 20, 1888 and died on March 11, 1972 at the age of 83. She joined the U.S. Navy in September 1917 as a nurse and served at the Naval Base Hos...

12/4/2012 12/4/2012

Myn Hoffman was born in Bradford, Illinois on May 12, 1883 and died in Bronxville, New York on January 5, 1951. She graduated in 1915, from the Nursing Training School at St.Joseph’s Hospital,...

12/4/2012 12/4/2012

In the fall of 1918, at the height of the Great Influenza Pandemic, no other city in America was hit harder than Philadelphia. During a four week period, over 12,000 city residents died of the diseas...

12/4/2012 12/4/2012

Laura M. Cobb was born in Atchison, Kansas on May 11, 1892 and died in Wichita, Kansas on September 27, 1981 at the age of 89. She graduated from Mulvane High School in 1910 and Wesley Hospital, Wich...

12/3/2012 12/3/2012