The name Cassatt came from the cousin of the artists Robert Henri. Mary was one of seven children, two of them died in infancy. Her family moved eastward, first to Lancaster then to
Ethan fell in love with Zeena and later married her, although she was seven years older than him. After a small time of being married to Ethan, Zeena became sick herself. Throughout the story Zeena went from being a nurse to a patient, only to return to her role as being a nurse for both Ethan and Mattie, the help. In Edith Wharton’s naturalist novel Ethan Frome, the main character, Zeena, is a jealous, hypochondriac who ends up becoming the most responsible character in the novel. Mattie Silver is Zenobia’s cousin who came to live with the Frome’s after her parents both died.
is because of the relation with Thomas Jefferson. Jaqueline’s mother, Mary Ann Irby, and father, Jack Austin Woodson, together they conceived her older brother, Hope Woodson, named after his grandfather on his father’s side and older sister, Odella Woodson, named after her mother’s brother that recently died. Jaqueline was in contact with her father’s side of the family up until she was a year old. At this time her mother left her father and moved back to North Carolina to live with Jacqueline’s grandmother and grandfather. Majority of her life was spent being surrounded by her mother’s side of the family that was still alive.
Woolf was educated by her parents in their literate and well-connected household at 22Hyde Park Gate[ 5], Kensington. Her parents had each been married previously and been widowed, and, consequently, the household contained the children of three marriages. Julia had three children by her first husband, Herbert Duckworth: George, Stella, and Gerald Duckworth. Leslie had first married Harriet Marian (Minny) Thackeray (1840–1875), the daughter of William Thackeray[ 6], and they had one daughter: Laura Makepeace Stephen, who was declared mentally disabled[ 7] and lived with the family until she was institutionalised in 1891. Leslie and Julia had four children together: Vanessa Stephen (later known as Vanessa
The poet, Edgar Allan Poe, wrote from influences in his life such as his grief, being an orphan and drugs. Poe, born in Boston, spent 3 years with his family until he was orphaned after his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment. Poe was adopted by the Allan family and later attended the university of virginia for a year before dropping out. Poe was kicked out of the army a year after joining. He later married his cousin, Virginia, who passed away at a young age.
Soon after, he enrolled in a military school called West Point only to be kicked out later. Afterwards, he lived with his aunt and future wife Virginia, who also died of tuberculosis. From then, he went on to become a writer and wrote most of his well known poems such as The Raven, Annabel Lee, Spirits of the Dead, and much more. Due to the major losses he had faced, Edgar turned to drugs and alcohol during this point in his life. Edgar Allen Poe died on October 7, 1849 at a hospital located in Washington Hill, Baltimore.
Edgar was not yet three years old when his father abandoned the family. Elizabeth was pregnant with Rosalie, Edgar’s younger sister, and left alone to take care of herself and her sons. Eliza struggled with trying to live and eventually died of tuberculosis on December 8, 1811. After their mother’s death, the three orphaned children were separated into different homes. Edgar was sent to his godfather’s home, the home of John and Frances Valentine Allan in Richmond, Virginia.
Then when Eleanor was 8, her mother died from diphtheria and at the age of 10, her father succumbed to depression and alcoholism. She and her siblings became orphans. Eleanor's grandmother retained legal guardianship and raised her until the age of 15. Shortly after turning 15, she was sent to Allenswood Academy, where she attended for a period of three
It is believed that Aristotle’s mother, Phaestis, also died whenever he was young. After Aristotle’s father died, the husband of his older sister became his legal guardian until he was of age. When Aristotle turned 17, he was sent to Athens to pursue higher education than which he would have received in the small seaport town he was raised. There in Athens, Aristotle enrolled in Plato’s The Academy. The Academy was considered the premier learning institution of the known world.
She grew up with her two brothers what is now Cerritos, California.When Pat was twelve her mom died of cancer. Five years later her dad who she was very close to died in the mines. He died from this disease called silicosis. Later on she met richard nixon in Duke University law school, then they got married and had to daughters their daughters names were Tricia and Julie Nixon. As the First Lady of the United States she had to go travel to meet important people in different countries and states.
I was born on January 19, 1809 to two entertainers in Boston. I had two siblings an older brother and a younger sister, I was the middle child. My father left while I was the age of one, my family had to work twice as hard to survive, for my mother’s job was not well paying. After two years of struggling my mother died from tuberculosis, my brother also died from the wretched disease. Me and my sister were split up when we were adopted, I went with the Allans while she went with the Mackenzies.
Breedlove, Sarah (December 23, 1867- May 25, 1919), known as Madam C.J. Walker was an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist. Breedlove was born near Delta, Louisiana, one of six children and was also the first child in her family to be born into freedom. Her parents were Owen and Minerva Breedlove. After her parents died Breedlove became an orphan at the age of seven.
Cole’s personal life was full and enriched with 5 children one of which passed away at birth, and he was married at 26 years of age to the niece of the studio he worked for in New York. Keywords: Thomas Cole, artist, American artist, landscape artist, romanticism