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Mary Caroline "Myrtle" Fillmore (Page)

Birthplace: Pagetown, OH, USA
Death: Died in Lee's Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Marcus Page and Lucy Page
Wife of Charles Sherlock Fillmore
Mother of Lowell Page Fillmore; Rickert Fillmore and Royal Fillmore
Sister of Frances L. Page; Thomas W. Page; Daniel M. Page; Sarah A. Page; Sophronia Page and 1 other

Managed by: Karen Rose James
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About Myrtle Page

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Mary Caroline "Myrtle" Page Fillmore (August 6, 1845, Pagetown, Ohio - October 6, 1931) was co-founder of Unity, a church within the New Thought movement, along with her husband Charles Fillmore. Prior to that time, she worked as a schoolteacher.

Early life

Myrtle was the seventh child (of eight) of an Ohio businessman-farmer. Her parents were strict Methodists, but Myrtle rejected their puritanical teachings. She contracted tuberculosis at a young age. Also at a young age she developed a strong enjoyment of reading. At the age of twenty one she enrolled in the (one year) 'Literary Course for Ladies' at Oberlin College. After graduating in 1867, she taught in public schools in Clinton, Missouri, spending the next thirteen years there, except for a year in 1877-78 spent recovering from tuberculosis in Denison, Texas. In Denison, she met her future husband, Charles Fillmore, who was nine years younger than her, and they married in 1881. They lived initially in Gunnison, Colorado, Then moved to Pueblo, Colorado, where their first two sons were born, Lowell in 1882 and Rickert in 1884. The family then moved to Omaha, Nebraska and then Kansas City, Missouri, where their third son, Royal, was born in 1885.

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Myrtle Page's Timeline

August 6, 1845
Pagetown, OH, USA
Age 36
Pueblo, CO, USA
Age 38
Pueblo, CO, USA
Age 39
Kansas City, MO, USA
October 6, 1931
Age 86
Lee's Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States