Unfortunately, her father was killed two months later in a train accident. For the next two years she lived at home with her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, all of them widows. Her great-grandmother, Victoria Verdon Charleville oversaw her education and taught her French, music, and the gossip on St. Louis women of the past. Kate O'Flaherty
Every time my father goes to visit Mexico, he always visits the streets that he once enjoyed as a kid. Many immigrants like my father never forget the good times that they once had growing up in their first home. My immigrant sister in law who is from Mexico always mentions the beautiful city of Puebla where she grew up in. Now that she has been in the United States for a long time, she yearns the tasty mole her grandma use to make her at her house in the street corner. With memories like that, immigrants like my sister in law always have a special place in their hearts for their original
Marilyn Monroe committed suicide very young, but was it her rough child and adult hood that led her to this? Marilyn had a long and rough journey to get to Hollywood. It was always her dream, and everything started in the Los Angeles General Hospital where she was born. On June 1st, 1926 Gladys’, Marilyn Monroe’s mother, went into labor and gave birth to the beautiful Norma Jean Morteson. Her father, Edward Morteson abandoned her family.
Mary Phagan was born on June 1, 1900 to John and Frances Phagan in Marietta, Georgia. Mary’s father died when she was very young. As a result, her mother remarried J.W. Coleman. Her wages were $1.20 per hour which she went to collect from Mr. Frank on the day of the murder(Pou, Charles).
Molly Dempsey Professor Larry Speight LI 220-779 1 October 2014 Charlotte Perkins Gilman Charlotte Perkins Gilman was born on July 3rd, 1860 in Hartford, Connecticut to Mary Perkins and Frederick Beecher Perkins. She had a brother, Thomas Adie, who was fourteen months older than her and her mother and father were afraid to have any more children because a physician warned Perkins that she could die if she bore another child. While Charlotte was still a young child, her father walked out on her, her mother, and her brother leaving them meager support. Mary Perkins was not a very affectionate woman, but wanted to keep them from being hurt in the same way that she had been. To do so she forbade her children from building strong friendships
Paul daughter name is Olivia Wren and she was born in 1920. She worked as a switchboard operator like her cousin Mary. In 1987 she died because she had an Esophageal disease. Cicely Wren had one daughter, her name was Catherine Wren. Catherine was born in 1926.
Ralph Bunche Ralph Johnson Bunche was born August 7, 1904 in Detroit, Michigan. His father, Fred, and mother, Olive, worked very hard to provide for their family. Bunche and his family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico when he was ten years old in hope that his parents’ deteriorating health would improve. However, his parents died soon after. He then moved with his grandmother and two sisters to Los Angeles.
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.
She was born on July 28th, 1929. She lived an amazing life as a child but after the marriage to JFK things went down hill. On August 23rd, 1956 she gave birth to a stillborn child. Not to long after that her father died making difficult times for the family. In 1957 she became pregnant again, but this time it was a success, Caroline Kennedy was born in November.
Many children did not attend school as the older ones were made to work to bring food to the family table. My mother was born in 1938 and was the third youngest but her two younger sisters, Estelle and Rosa, died very young due to malnutrition and preventable childhood diseases. My mother was able to go to elementary school while her brothers and sister worked in whatever they could to sustain the family. My grandfather died in 1946 leaving behind two families of his own making. In 1948, my grandmother’s sister, Maria Torres, who had immigrated to the United States in 1929, paid a visit to Puerto Rico to see my grandmother and told her wondrous