She is an inspiring role model for many women fighting in wars or just women in general. Molly Pitcher made couragous desicisions that would later make her one of the greatest female heroics in the American Revolution. Molly Pitcher was born October 13, 1744 as Mary Ludwig. She recieved no education, she learned to read and write later on in her life. In 1768, a woman looking for a young servant hired Molly to work for her
Born on November 11, 1744 in the early Massachusetts colony in Weymouth, Abigail Smith was the second of four children of William Smith, a Congregational minister, and his wife, Elizabeth Quincy. Growing up, Abigail Smith educated herself while spending time at her grandmother’s house in English, French, and history by reading an immense amount. In 1764, she married John Adams, a lawyer, and became Abigail Adams. At the time, Abigail was nineteen years old and John was twenty eight. Abigail then moved with her husband to his farm in Braintree, Massachusetts which he inherited from his father.
Lewis was born on Aug 18 1774 grew up near Charlottesville VA on locust hill with his parents William and Lucy Meriwether. Lewis´s father died while serving in the continental army in 1779 so Lewis´s mother married John marks then relocated to georgia where he spent 7 years there and developed a love for the wilderness. In 1801 near Ivy Virginia Lewis was asked by President Thomas Jefferson to be his personal secretary he shaped our country 's past he explored the west of america and made contact with Native americans he died on October 11 1809 he killed himself. Lewis was raised by Lucy meriwether and John marks (William Meriwether dies while serving the continental army) Lewis went to Washington and lee university until the age
Once upon a time there was a little girl named Kam Yarger. Kam Yager is my mother.My mothers birthday is on 11/1/75. My mother was born at the Wood County Hospital In Bowling Green OHIO. My mother 's parents are Betty and Tay Yarger. My mother has two younger siblings one of them is Tad Yarger and the other one is Curt Yager.
“On her mother’s side she was descended from the Quincys, a family of great prestige in the colony; her father and other forebears were Congregational ministers, leaders in a society that held its clergy in high esteem” (Black). Abigail often helped her mother care for the sick and poor. Abigail also had no formal education which was normal for women from that time period. This led her to become “self-educated, she [also] read widely and studied French” (History.com Staff). This love of reading connected her to John Adams, after meeting him “at a social gathering in 1762” (“Abigail Adams”, Biography.com).
George Washington Childhood There was a baby boy born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland Virginia. His name George Washington.George Washington’s mother “Mary” was George Washington’s father “Gus” second wife. Gus 's first wife died. Gus’s first wife had two teenage son’s that now Gus and Mary have to take care of. When George Washington was only seven years old his family moved to Ferry Farm.
March (2005), was inspired by her fondness for Louisa May Alcott 's Little Women, which her mother had given her. To connect that memorable reading experience to her new status in 2002 as an American citizen, she researched the Civil War historical setting of Little Women and decided to create a chronicle of wartime service for the "absent father" of the March girls. Some aspects of this chronicle were informed by the life and philosophical writings of the Alcott family patriarch, Amos Bronson Alcott, whom she profiled under the title "Orpheus at the Plow", in the 10 January 2005 issue of The New Yorker, a month before March was published. The parallel novel was generally well received by the critics. It was selected in December 2005 selection by the Washington Post as one of the five best fiction works published that year.
Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison Kansas. She had 1 sister named Grace Muriel Earhart. Her parents were Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. When she was a child, she was a tomboy and attended public and private schools. She moved to Des Moines Iowa when she was in 7th grade.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Her family was a little famous around Amherst due to her grandfather: Samuel Dickinson, who founded the local Amherst College. Her state legislator father had three children; Lavinia Norcross, William Austin and Emily as the middle child. Emily’s education included 7 years of learning at Amherst Academy (College) and 1 year at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. It is still not known to this day why Emily left Mount Holyoke after only one year in 1848.
Deborah Sampson was born on December 17th, 1760 in Plympton, Massachusetts. She was a decedent of William Bradford, Miles Standish, and John Alden, who were all passengers on the Mayflower. For the first few years of her life, Sampson lived in poverty with her parents, Johnathan Sampson Jr and Deborah Bradford, as well as her six younger siblings. Her father left to claim a stolen inheritance and never returned, either dying at sea, or, as certain records indicate, moving to Maine and marrying another woman. Deborah Bradford was unable to care for her children and placed them in the homes of relatives and friends, with Sampson being hired as an indentured servant to Deacon Jeremiah and Susannah Thomas, two patriots who swayed Sampson’s opinions.
Mary Chesnut an author and a civil war diarist visited the hospital very frenquently. She wrote “Our Florence Nightingale is Sally Tompkins.” Sally Tompkins was a local hero in Richmond, she kept her hospital open two months after them war. Once the hospital was closed, Sally visited her family members around Virginia. She volunteered to be a Sunday school teacher at the St. James Episcopal Church, she was an active member there for a chunk of her life. Sally died in July 26, 1961 of natural causes, she died in the Confederate Woman’s Home in Richmond and she was burried with military honors.