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Flora Stuart (Cooke)

Also Known As: "Flora Cooke Stuart"
Birthplace: Bremo, Fluvanna County, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Norfolk, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gen. Philip St. George Cooke, USA and Rachel Wilt Hertzog
Wife of Maj. General James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart (CSA)
Mother of Flora Stuart; James Ewell Brown Stuart II; Virginia Pelham Waller and Philip St. George Cooke Stuart, Jr.
Sister of Brig. General John Rogers Cooke (CSA); Julia Turner Sharpe and Maria Pendleton Brewer

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About Flora Stuart

The widow of General J.E.B. Stuart. After her husband's death in the Civil War, Mrs. Stuart established the Virginia Female Institute, a girls school in Staunton. In 1923, the school was renamed Stuart Hall in her honor. She was buried on May 12, 1923, on the fifty-ninth anniversary of her husband's death.

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Flora Stuart's Timeline

January 3, 1836
Bremo, Fluvanna County, Virginia, USA
September 15, 1857
Age 21
Ft. Levenworth, , Kansas
June 26, 1860
Age 24
Madison, Riley, KS, USA
October 9, 1863
Age 27
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
May 10, 1923
Age 87
Norfolk, VA, USA
May 12, 1923
Age 87