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Women in the Dictionary of Virginia Biography

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Name Life Dates Volume and
Page Numbers
Race Residence
Abady, Nina Babette Friedman16 May 1924-
5 November 1993
Volume 1, pages 4-5WhiteRichmond City
Adair, Cornelia Storrs9 November 1884-
14 April 1962
Volume 1, pages 15-17WhiteRichmond City
Adams, Emma21 July 1875-
23 August 1959
Volume 1, pages 21-22WhiteLynchburg City
Adams, Martha Rivers10 November 1882-
29 June 1959
Volume 1, pages 30-31WhiteLynchburg City
Adams, Pauline Forstall Colclough29 June 1874-
10 September 1957
Volume 1, pages 31-32WhiteNorfolk City
Addison, Lucy8 December 1861-
13 November 1937
Volume 1, pages 38-39African
American
Roanoke City
Aggie, Maryfl. 1728-
1731
Volume 1, pages 42-43African
American
Williamsburg City
Agnew, Ella Graham18 March 1871-
5 February 1958
Volume 1, pages 43-44WhiteRichmond City
Alexander, Catherine Lucille Churchill Burgess28 February 1888-
5 September 1974
Volume 1, pages 56-57WhiteRichmond City
Newport News City
Alexander, Mary C.2 March 1893-
16 April 1955
Volume 1, pages 62-63WhiteLynchburg City
Allen, Elizabeth Brayca. 1692-
by 22 February 1774
Volume 1, pages 77-78WhiteSurry County
Ames, Adeline Sarah6 October 1879-
11 February 1976
Volume 1, pages 118-119WhiteAmherst County
Ames, Susie May10 January 1888-
30 July 1969
Volume 1, pages 119-121WhiteLynchburg City
Accomack County
Anderson, Eleanor Gladys Copenhaver15 June 1896-
12 September 1985
Volume 1, pages 132-133WhiteMarion City
Anderson, Sarah Archer8 November 1862-
20 October 1954
Volume 1, pages 156-157WhiteRichmond City
Andrews, Marietta Minnigerode11 December 1869-
7 August 1931
Volume 1, pages 165-166WhiteAlexandria City
Andrews, Virginia Cleo6 June 1923-
19 December 1986
Volume 1, pages 170-171WhitePortsmouth City
Andrus, Caroline W.25 December 1875-
13 November 1961
Volume 1, pages 175-176WhiteHampton City
Annfl. 1706-
1712
Volume 1, pages 178-179Native
American
General
Anthony, Katy Viola1 August 1873-
25 September 1962
Volume 1, pages 179-180WhiteRichmond City
Arents, Grace Evelyn1848-
20 June 1926
Volume 1, pages 196-197WhiteRichmond City
Atkinson, Adeline Detroit Wood30 July 1841-
11 December 1916
Volume 1, pages 237-238WhiteRichmond City
Avery, Nina Belle Horton4 September 1898-
30 October 1980
Volume 1, pages 254-256WhiteRichmond City
Bacon, Alice Mabel26 February 1858-
1 May 1918
Volume 1, pages 269-270WhiteHampton City
Bagby, Ellen Matthews3 April 1879-
19 July 1960
Volume 1, pages 276-277WhiteRichmond City
Bagby, Frances Elizabeth Scott21 March 1853-
15 May 1922
Volume 1, pages 277-278WhiteKing William County
Bagby, Lucy Parke Chamberlayne8 June 1842-
15 September 1927
Volume 1, pages 280-281WhiteRichmond City
Bagnall, Idelia W. M. Johnson8 September 1872-
8 May 1931
Volume 1, pages 281-282African
American
Norfolk City
Bailey, Anne Hennis Trotterca. 1742-
22 November 1825
Volume 1, pages 283-284WhiteKanawha County
Bailey, Etta Rose19 June 1893-
1 November 1971
Volume 1, pages 284-285WhiteRichmond City
Bailey, Marjorie Lee28 May 1923-
4 August 1988
Volume 1, pages 285-286WhiteRichmond City
Bailey, Odessa Pittard24 April 1906-
8 January 1994
Volume 1, pages 286-287WhiteRoanoke City
Baker, Clara Olivia Byrd22 June 1886-
20 October 1979
Volume 1, pages 288-289African
American
Williamsburg City
Baker, Helen Ettie21 February 1885-
31 August 1960
Volume 1, pages 291-292WhiteRichmond City
Baldwin, Mary Julia4 October 1829-
1 July 1897
Volume 1, pages 301-302WhiteStaunton City
Banister, Marion Langhorne Glass14 December 1868-
30 September 1951
Volume 1, pages 316-317WhiteLynchburg City
Banks, Rose Kaufman8 February 1911-
16 December 1981
Volume 1, pages 319-320WhiteRichmond City
Barbour, Lucy Maria Johnson29 November 1775-
25 November 1860
Volume 1, pages 337-338WhiteOrange County
Barger, Hazel Kathleen Doss26 March 1911-
16 June 1973
Volume 1, pages 341-342WhiteRoanoke City
Barker, Lillie M. Easterby4 January 1865-
10 July 1925
Volume 1, pages 344-345WhiteRichmond City
Barrett, Janie Porter9 August 1865-
27 August 1948
Volume 1, pages 357-359African
American
Hampton City
Hanover County
Barrett, Katherine Harwood Waller24 January 1858-
23 February 1925
Volume 1, pages 360-361WhiteAlexandria City
Barton, Mary1 March 1847-
18 June 1901
Volume 1, pages 374-375WhiteAlexandria City
Baughman, Mary Barney4 September 1874-
30 March 1956
Volume 1, pages 394-396WhiteRichmond City
Baylor, Frances Courtenay20 January 1848-
15 October 1920
Volume 1, pages 400-402WhiteWinchester City
Beard, Belle Boone18 February 1898-
12 October 1984
Volume 1, pages 423-424WhiteAmherst County
Beazley, Roy Carpenter23 November 1902-
1 September 1985
Volume 1, pages 426-427WhiteCharlottesville City
Benedict, Mary Kendrick14 July 1876-
10 February 1956
Volume 1, pages 441-442WhiteAmherst County
Berkeley, Frances Culpeper Stephensbap. 27 May 1634-
ca. 1695
Volume 1, pages 450-451WhiteJames City County
Beveridge, Edyth Carterca. 1862-
29 August 1927
Volume 1, pages 465-467WhiteRichmond City
Beverley, Sarah Archie Swanson28 May 1881-
5 February 1968
Volume 1, pages 476-477WhitePittsylvania County
Bignall, Ann Westd. 20 January 1805Volume 1, pages 489-490WhiteVirginia
Black, Aline Elizabeth23 March 1906-
22 August 1974
Volume 1, pages 510-511African
American
Norfolk City
Blackford, Mary Berkeley Minor2 December 1802-
15 September 1896
Volume 1, pages 523-524WhiteFredericksburg City
Lynchburg City
Blaikley, Catherine Kaidyeeca. 1695-
by 25 October 1771
Volume 1, pages 534-535WhiteWilliamsburg City
Blair, MariaAugust 1841-
1 April 1924
Volume 1, pages 549-551WhiteRichmond City
Blanchfield, Florence Aby1 April 1882-
12 May 1971
Volume 1, pages 555-557WhiteWarren County
Bland, Anna Bennettd. ca. 1 November 1687Volume 2, pages 3-4WhiteCharles City County
Blanton, Natalie Friend McFaden1 January 1895-
25 August 1987
Volume 2, pages 17-19WhiteRichmond City
Blattner, Mildred Ferguson Goodnow18 November 1892-
30 January 1968
Volume 2, pages 22WhiteArlington City
Blow, Katharine Rowland Cooke21 April 1897-
25 March 1965
Volume 2, pages 32-33WhiteYork County
Boatwright, Cynthia Ellen Elizabeth Virginia Addington12 December 1898-
5 March 1973
Volume 2, pages 36-37WhiteWise County
Bocock, Elisabeth Strother Scott8 February 1901-
9 December 1985
Volume 2, pages 40-42WhiteRichmond City
Bodeker, Anna Whiteheadca. 26 July 1826-
26 October 1904
Volume 2, pages 46-48WhiteRichmond City
Bolden, Carrie J. Clarkeca. 1869-
11 April 1973
Volume 2, pages 56-57African
American
Newport News City
Bolling, Anna Peyton30 September 1836-
8 February 1919
Volume 2, pages 59-60WhitePetersburg City
Bolling, Mary Marshall Tabbca. 1737-
by 28 October 1814
Volume 2, pages 64-65WhitePetersburg City
Bolling, Parke Chamberlayne Bagby27 February 1874-
17 January 1947
Volume 2, pages 65-66WhiteRichmond City
Bontecou, Eleanor14 February 1891-
19 March 1976
Volume 2, pages 79-81WhiteArlington City
Booker, Matilda V. Mosley18 September 1887-
27 June 1957
Volume 2, pages 85-86African
American
Cumberland County
Mecklenburg County
Booker, Sallie Cook28 August 1857-
20 December 1944
Volume 2, pages 86-87WhiteMartinsville City
Boone, Gladys31 January 1895-
23 April 1982
Volume 2, pages 89-91WhiteAmherst County
Bornstein, Yetta Libby Frieden15 February 1913-
8 December 1968
Volume 2, pages 99-100WhiteNorfolk City
Bosher, Kate Lee Langley1 February 1865-
27 July 1932
Volume 2, pages 103-104WhiteRichmond City
Bott, Susan Catharine Spotswood17 January 1774-
4 March 1853
Volume 2, pages 109-111WhitePetersburg City
Bottom, Dorothy Eva Rouse17 July 1896-
15 December 1990
Volume 2, pages 111-112WhiteNewport News City
Bouey, Elizabeth A. Coles14 November 1890-
5 February 1957
Volume 2, pages 118-119African
American
Richmond City
Bowman, Jean Eleanor27 September 1917-
16 August 1994
Volume 2, pages 151-152WhiteFauquier County
Bowman, John-Geline MacDonald30 March 1890-
14 April 1946
Volume 2, pages 153-155WhiteRichmond City
Bowser, Mary Elizabethfl. 1860sVolume 2, pages 159-160African
American
Richmond City
Bowser, Rosa L. Dixon7 January 1855-
7 February 1931
Volume 2, pages 160-162African
American
Richmond City
Boyd, Maria Isabella "Belle"9 May 1844-
11 June 1900
Volume 2, pages 170-172WhiteBerkeley County
Boyle, Sarah Lindsay Patton9 May 1906-
20 February 1994
Volume 2, pages 176-178WhiteCharlottesville City
Bradshaw, Mildred Roberts Lawrence Glenn9 February 1902-
13 June 1989
Volume 2, pages 184-185WhiteNorfolk City
Britt, Lula Emily Vanderslice Ivey24 August 1863-
17 May 1945
Volume 2, pages 238-239WhiteSuffolk City
Brock, Sarah Ann18 March 1831-
22 March 1911
Volume 2, pages 247-249WhiteRichmond City
Brockenbrough, Eleanor Sampson22 February 1910-
13 August 1985
Volume 2, pages 249-250WhiteRichmond City
Brooks, Lucy Goode13 September 1818-
7 October 1900
Volume 2, pages 272-273African
American
Richmond City
Bruce, Kathleen Eveleth21 October 1885-
26 April 1950
Volume 2, pages 336-337WhiteRichmond City
Bryan, Isobel Lamont Stewart20 August 1847-
11 September 1910
Volume 2, pages 347-349WhiteRichmond City
Brydon, Mary Evelyn2 June 1878-
13 April 1930
Volume 2, pages 360-362WhiteRichmond City
Danville City
Buchanan, Annabel Morris22 October 1888-
6 January 1983
Volume 2, pages 363-365WhiteMarion City
Richmond City
Buck, Carrie Elizabeth2 July 1906-
28 January 1983
Volume 2, pages 372-373WhiteCharlottesville City
Buck, Dorothea Dutcher31 July 1887-
9 May 1983
Volume 2, pages 373-375WhiteRichmond City
Buford, Martha "Pattie" Hicks14 March 1836-
17 January 1901
Volume 2, pages 385-387WhiteBrunswick County
Burwell, Lucy21 November 1683-
16 December 1716
Volume 2, pages 436-437WhiteMiddlesex County
Butler, Sarah Poage Caldwell21 August 1892-
2 December 1983
Volume 2, pages 440-442WhiteRoanoke City
Butt, Martha Haines22 November 1833-
9 February 1871
Volume 2, pages 443-444WhiteNorfolk City
Butts, Evelyn Thomas22 May 1924-
11 March 1993
Volume 2, pages 449-450African
American
Norfolk City
Byrd, Mary Willing10 September 1740-
March 1814
Volume 2, pages 457-459WhiteCharles City County
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