Named after her mother, Adaline was their first child and was followed by Francis who died at age 3 in 1835, Then Mary. Maria was born March 3, 1836 but died the first of April. After those heartbreaking years of deaths, Simeon heard of the mormons and became very interested. He named his son Mosiah after the Book of Mormon and it’s people was born on February 19, 1837. The same day, his twin Anariah was born that day but died a few hours after birth.
Teacher Anne Sullivan Macy By: Helen Keller Year of Publication: 1955 Anne Sullivan Macy Anne Sullivan Macy was born on April 4, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. Her parents were poor Irish immigrants. Anne had trouble with her eyes her whole life. When Anne was eight years old her mother died and two years later her father left. Anne’s younger sister went to live with relatives and Anne and her younger brother Jimmie were sent to the State Infirmary, the almshouse at Tewksbury.
This was an unusually superior education for a woman of her time. In 1794, nineteen year old Anna rejoined her father and his third wife Susan Livingston Symmes in Cincinnati,... ... middle of paper ... ...and Benjamin, she decided not to accompany her husband to Washington for his inauguration. Instead, William asked his daughter-in-law Jane Irwin Harrison, to go with him and act as hostess until Anna’s delayed arrival in May. Before she could join her husband, Anna received news of his death. Thirty-two days into his term as President, William Henry Harrison succumbed to pneumonia which he contracted while giving his inaugural address.
While there, he dropped out of school, and married a woman twenty years his senior (Thinkquest, 1). Living with two younger brothers, Dix dreamed of being sent off to live with her grandparents in Massachusetts. Her dream came true. After receiving a letter from her grandmother, requesting that she come and live with her, she was sent away at the age of twelve (Thinkquest, 4). She lived with her grandmother and grandfather for two years, until her grandmother realized that she wasn’t physically and mentally able to handle a girl at such a young age.
Freda Josephine McDonald was born on June 3, 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri. Her father, Eddie Carson, a vaudeville drummer left Josephine’s mother Carrie McDonald soon after her birth. Her mother remarried an unemployed man named Arthur Martin, who was kind. Their family would grow to include a son and two more daughters. Josephine grew up cleaning houses and babysitting for wealthy white families.
At age five, Kate Chopin devastatingly lost her father who was killed in a train accident. Therefore, Kate Chopin lived and was raised by relatives in a household of all females. She stayed with her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother that all had lived long enough to see their husbands pass away. While staying with her family, Kate Chopin was educated by her great grandmother, Victoria Verdon Charleville, who was responsible for her education. She not only influenced her mental and artistic growth, but also guided her to tell stories created with her imagination and influenced her love of gossiping.
“I never saw so much expression in an inanimate object before.” (The Yellow Wallpaper) In order to understand Charlotte Gilman’s stories one must first know about the life she lead. In 1884 Charlotte married her husband Charles Walter Stetson and began to sink into depression. During this time Gilman wrote her famous story The Yellow Wallpaper (Radcliffe). Within the story the reader can pick out parts of Gilman’s own life woven into it. Gilman, like the main character Jane had postpartum depression as a result of this she divorced Stetson and sent their daughter to live with him and his second wife.
In contrast to her later years of triumph, Coco Chanel endured an impoverished childhood. Her mother passed away in February 16th, 1895 due to exhaustion and overwork at age 33. Her father, named Albert, was left with Chanel and her four siblings. Her father was a peddler, whose job was to travel from place to place and sell small goods. He did not have enough income to care for all five of his children, so he “farmed out” the kids to his relatives and orphanages right after Chanel’s mother died.
The subject for my paper is my mother, Sharon Marie Peterson. She was born April 21st, 1954 in Starkville, MS to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bell. Since her mother was her father’s second wife, she was his fourth child and her mother’s second since their first child was premature and did not live. She lived with her parents in Starkville, Mississippi for a short period of time. Since there were no jobs in the area her dad decided to move to Maywood, Illinois to pursue a better job career.
And was a very busy man. In 1883, Theodore went West for a year. When came back from the trip, a new baby girl was born. Unfortunately, soon after the baby was born, on February 14, in the early morning, Teddy's beloved mother died. If that were not enough, Alice died of Kidney Disease that afternoon.