Nettie Hancock Douglass

Is your surname Douglass?

Research the Douglass family

Nettie Hancock Douglass's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Nettie Hancock Douglass (Washington)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tuskegee, Macon County, AL, United States
Death: August 1982 (65)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, MD, United States
Place of Burial: Hyattsville, Prince George's County, MD, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Booker Taliaferro Washington, Jr. and Nettie Blair Washington
Wife of Dr. Frederick Douglass, MD and Norman Allison
Partner of John Robert Risher, Sr.
Mother of Private
Sister of Private

Occupation: Teacher
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Nettie Hancock Douglass

Netting Washington, 65, Kin of B. T. Washington, Frederick Douglass, Dies Mrs. Nettie Washington Douglass, 65, the granddaughter of noted educator Booker T. Washington, who taught at Sousa Junior High School in Washington, D. C., for 20 years before retiring in 1979, died recently of cancer at her home in Bethesda, Md. She was also widow of Dr. Frederick Douglass III, a physician and great-grandson of Black activist and journalist Frederick Douglass who died in 1941. A native of Tuskegee, Ala., Mrs. Douglass was a graduate of New York University and did graduate study at American University. Mrs Douglass was a volunteer worker with the Red Cross of Bethesda Naval Hospital and advisor on the Frederick Douglass Scholarship Fund at American University. Before moving to the District, she worked as a social worker in Los Angeles County, Calif., for about five years. Survivors include a daughter, Nettie Douglass Morris.

view all

Nettie Hancock Douglass's Timeline

1917
March 23, 1917
Tuskegee, Macon County, AL, United States
1982
August 1982
Age 65
Bethesda, Montgomery County, MD, United States
????
Anacostia Junior High School
????
Hyattsville, Prince George's County, MD, United States