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  • Dr. Esther Simpson, OBE (1903 - 1996)
    Esther Simpson (Tess) was a worker for refugee academics. She was born Esther Sinovitch in Leeds to Lithuanian Jewish immigrant parents. The family name was changed to Simpson by her father, a textile ...
  • Geraldine Doyle (1924 - 2010)
    Timeline Birth 1924 31 Jul Inkster, MI. Parents:C.J.& Augusta Hof 1924 31 Jul Third child & second daughter born Gerry with family 1928 12 Sep Age: 4 Inkster, Wayne, MI. USADonald took ph...
  • Elizabeth Berry (1757 - 1824)
    Elizabeth Gilmore, along with her sister Ann, were nurses at the winter camp of General George Washington at Valley Forge, west of Philadelphia (December 19 1777 to June 19 1778). She is also recorded ...
  • Elizabeth Clark McLaughlin (1759 - 1823)
    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...
  • Martha Bratton (1749 - 1816)
    DAR# A013870 Poisened 16 men at the "Battle of Huck's Defeat" Martha and her husband were entrusted with a precious commodity back then - gun powder. With her husband away, Martha was left in charg...

Makeda, Queen of Sheba, "I am not a woman but a world".

Strong, visionary , spirited women whose transcedental lives, or whose legendary stories, have elevated mankind with either their mystique, incomparable ethereal beauty, wisdom, wit, virtue, grace, talent, kindness or exceptional courage.

Start your "Extraordinary Heroines*" genealogical journey, Experience past worlds, Stroll through the annals of world history to meet the remarkable ancestors upon whose stalwart shoulders we stand today.

In this featured project, we will encounter the influence and persuasiveness of the Feminine Mystique's power through the ages. Each heroine* personifies outstanding attributes of their times to help you capture the spirit of the times, and the mood of the moment.

Be awed by the transcendental qualities of the Breathtaking, Bold, Brave Women of the Sacred Scriptures, and the Powerful Women Icons of Ancient/Classical Civilizations and Dynasties.

Admire the Zealous, Valiant, Spirited, Pioneering, Wise Women of the Middle Ages who paved the way for the Passionate, Creative, Revolutionary,'Luminary Renaissance Thinkers.

Finally, revel in the victories of the newly empowered Liberated Femme Fatales of the previous century, champion crusaders of Liberty, unbridled Free Spirits who campaigned so that we should be able to enjoy our new Millennium free of all gender challenges in an Altruistic, Unconventional, Boundary Breaking 21st Century.

We end our historical tour by paying homage to immortal portraits of Women through the Ages. Please note, to meet the bright new living legends of tomorrow, just catch another project tour.

Please note that this is an ongoing project, please feel free to join and add to the list of audacious women who made a difference!

List of Geni Profiles

Breathtaking, Bold, Brave Unpredictable Women of the Bible

Powerful Women Icons of Ancient/Classical Civilizations and Dynasties'

Spirited, Valiant, Pioneering, Wise Women of the Middle Ages 500 - 1500CE

Creative, Revolutionary, Luminary Thinkers and Leaders (1500 - 1900)

Contemporary Femme Fatales, Liberated, Strong, Independant Free Spirits' 1900 -

Paintings: The Saints & Sirens, Women Immortalized by Artists



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  • Heroine |ˈherō-in| Is a woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities .
  • (in mythology and folklore) a woman of superhuman qualities and often semidivine origin, in particular one whose dealings with the gods were the subject of ancient Greek myths and legends. ORIGIN mid 17th cent. (in the sense [demigoddess, venerated woman] )
  • French héroïne
  • Latin heroina,
  • Greek hērōinē. Feminine of hērōs ‘hero.’

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