His mother Mittie died of typhoid fever on the same day, at 3:00 am, some eleven hours earlier, in the same house. On December 2, 1886, he married his childhood and family friend Edith Kermit Carow. They had five children Ted, Kermit, Ethel, Archibald, and Quentin. Theodore Roosevelt was one of the first presidents whose voice was recorded for posterity. Roosevelt’s 1901 saying “Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick” is still quoted by politicians and columnists in different countries—not only in English but also in translation various other
In 1870, Harriet married Nelson Davis, who she had met at a South Carolina army base. They were happily married for 18 years until Davis' death. In 1896, Harriet bought property to build a home for sick and needy blacks. However, she was unable to raise enough money to build the house and had to give the land to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. The church completed the home in 1908, and Harriet moved there several years later.
Oscar died of swamp fever there in 1882 and Kate took over the running of his general store and plantation for over a year. In 1884 she had to sell it up and moved back to St. Louis to live with her mother. Sadly, Eliza O'Flaherty died the next year, leaving Kate alone with her children again. To support herself and her young family, she began to write. By the end of 1880s, Kate Chopin was writing short stories, articles, and translations which appeared in periodicals.
Victoria Woodhull Victoria Claflin Woodhull was born on September 23, 1838 in Homer, Ohio. She was born as Victoria Claflin and was said to have inherited a lot of her mother’s fiery personality and was imitating preachers when she was young. Victoria spent much of her childhood traveling with her family because when she was ten years old, Victoria and her sister, Tennessee, had visions and their father took this as an opportunity and took them on the road as psychic healers. When Victoria was fifteen years old she married Dr. Canning Woodhull who was a Cincinnati doctor and a patent medicine salesman. They had two children together.
Book Summary Robert E. Lee was born on January 19, 1807 in Virginia. Lee had two heroes that he looked up to. One was George Washington and the other was his father, Henry Lee, who fought in the America revolution. Henry Lee was also Governor of Virginia from 1791 to 1794. When Robert was eleven his father died and his mother became ill. Robert had to take care of his sick mother and still attend school.
Enrique Garduno Meg Gudgeirsson History 17A October 16, 2013 A Midwife’s Tale In the 18th Century a women name Martha Ballard was living with her husband, Ephraim. They both moved to Hallowell, Maine where Martha lived through chaotic decades and the American Revolution. Ballard would write on her dairy about the things she did and happen in her life everyday. During the 20th Century Laurel Thatcher Ulrich did research and wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, and soon filmed a movie based on Ulrich book about the 18th Century in Ballard eyes. In 1785, Martha Ballard was 50 years old; she was a mother, midwife and a healer.
President Harding Born on a farm in November 2, 1865 Harding was the eldest of eight children of George Tryon Harding and Phoebe Dickerson Harding; his ancestry combined English, Scottish, and Dutch stock. His father later left farming to become a physician. Following a mediocre education at local schools in Ohio and three years at Ohio Central College, Harding tried his hand at several vocations until in 1884 he bought a struggling weekly newspaper in Marion, Ohio, to which he devoted himself. Seven years thereafter, he married Florence Kling De Wolfe (Florence Harding), and she proved instrumental in transforming the Marion Star into a financially successful daily paper. Soon Harding, a man of little discernible intellect or imagination,
Clarissa "Clara" Harlow Barton was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. She was the youngest of five children of Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton. Her father was a veteran, a prosperous farmer, and a sawmill operator. Her mother was a homemaker. Much of Barton’s education was provided by her older brothers and sisters, and while still a teenager she started to teach in Massachusetts.
Jane Addams was born from John Huy Addams and Sarah (Weber) Addams on September 6 in the year of 1860 in a town called Cedarville which is located in Illinois. She was the youngest of eight siblings. When Jane was at the young age of two, her mother had died during childbirth. Her father remarried to a woman named Mrs. William Haldeman, she was influential to Jane in a positive aspect, meaning that Jane was fond of her stepmother and took things, such as her reading Shakespeare and used that in the Hull House. In the summer of 1881 her father died without any warning.
Background -born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862 -She was the oldest of eight children. -Her parents died of yellow fever plague in 1880. -Cared for her younger siblings, after the death of her parents. To support her siblings, she became a teacher in Holly Springs. -She was a slave along with her family.