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Women in the Dictionary of Virginia Biography

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Name Life Dates Volume and
Page Numbers
Race Residence
Cabaniss, Sarah "Sadie" Heath9 October 1865-
11 July 1921
Volume 2, pages 475-476WhiteRichmond City
Cabell, Mary Virginia Ellet24 January 1839-
4 July 1930
Volume 2, pages 490-491WhiteNelson County
Calcott, Mary Alexander Whitworth10 May 1871-
21 July 1960
Volume 2, pages 502-503WhiteNorfolk City
Caldwell, Nancy Melvina "Vinnie"4 August 1868-
11 February 1956
Volume 2, pages 505-506WhiteCarroll County
Caldwell, Willie Brown Walker29 November 1860-
21 March 1946
Volume 2, pages 506-507WhiteRoanoke City
Calisch, Edith Elliott Lindeman21 March 1898-
22 December 1984
Volume 2, pages 509-510WhiteRichmond City
Campbell, Christiana Burdettca. 1723-
25 March 1792
Volume 2, pages 558-559WhiteWilliamsburg City
Campbell, Jane Maud13 March 1869-
24 April 1947
Volume 2, pages 569-571WhiteLynchburg City
Carrington, Elizabeth Jaquelin Ambler Brent11 March 1765-
15 February 1842
Volume 3, pages 35-37WhiteRichmond City
Carson, Jane Dennison29 August 1909-
9 November 1984
Volume 3, pages 48-49WhiteWilliamsburg City
Carter, Maybelle Addington10 May 1909-
23 October 1978
Volume 3, pages 79-81WhiteScott County
Carter, Sara Elizabeth Dougherty (later Bayes)21 July 1898-
8 January 1979
Volume 3, pages 90-91WhiteScott County
Cary, Virginia Randolph30 January 1786-
2 May 1852
Volume 3, pages 115-117WhiteFluvanna County
Norfolk City
Fairfax County
Cassell, Emma Frances Plecker15 June 1863-
8 April 1944
Volume 3, pages 121-122WhiteStaunton City
Catterall, Louise Fontaine Cadot20 November 1899-
11 November 1986
Volume 3, pages 125-126WhiteRichmond City
Chalmers, Anna Maria Hickman Otis Mead23 July 1809-
8 December 1891
Volume 3, pages 139-140WhiteRichmond City
Halifax County
Albemarle County
Charity, Ruth LaCountess Harvey Wood18 April 1924-
26 April 1996
Volume 3, pages 182-184African
American
Danville City
Alexandria City
Childs, Lucy Howard Brown31 December 1854-
5 November 1947
Volume 3, pages 210WhiteLynchburg City
Christian, Annie Henryd. 4 May 1790Volume 3, pages 223-224WhiteAugusta County
Botetourt County
Jefferson County, Ky.
Chrysler, Jean Esther Outland15 September 1921-
26 January 1982
Volume 3, pages 238-239WhiteNorfolk City
Fauquier County
Clark, Adele Goodman27 September 1882-
4 June 1983
Volume 3, pages 258-261WhiteRichmond City
Clark, Amanda Virginia ThomasJanuary 1869-
26 May 1952
Volume 3, pages 261-262African
American
Isle of Wight County
Newport News City
Clark, Emily Tapscott (later Balch)8 September 1891-
2 July 1953
Volume 3, pages 265-266WhiteRichmond City
Clarke, Mary Ellen Pollard22 August 1862-
30 July 1939
Volume 3, pages 277-279WhiteRichmond City
Claytor, Gertrude Harris Boatwright1 October 1888-
21 August 1973
Volume 3, pages 291-292WhiteRoanoke City
Pulaski County
Cline, Patsy (Virginia Patterson Hensley)8 September 1932-
5 March 1963
Volume 3, pages 303-305WhiteWinchester City
Cockacoesked. by 1 July 1686Volume 3, pages 321-322Native
American
 
Cocke, Lelia Maria Smith18 March 1859-
5 April 1899
Volume 3, pages 332-334WhiteAlbemarle County
Roanoke City
Cocke, Martha ("Matty") Louisa9 October 1855-
15 August 1938
Volume 3, pages 334-335WhiteRoanoke County
Cocke, Sarah Cobb Johnson Hagan7 February 1865-
20 January 1944
Volume 3, pages 338-339WhiteRoanoke City
Cohen, Zipporah Michelbacher13 December 1853-
20 August 1944
Volume 3, pages 347-348WhiteRichmond City
Cohn, Naomi Silverman15 April 1888-
20 October 1982
Volume 3, pages 348-350WhiteRichmond City
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington18 January 1832-
24 October 1908
Volume 3, pages 359-361WhiteWilliamsburg City
Collins, Mary Elizabeth ("Toddy")11 May 1868-
30 December 1947
Volume 3, pages 381-382WhiteWise County
Richmond City
Colson, Edna Meade7 October 1888-
17 January 1985
Volume 3, pages 384-385African
American
Petersburg City
Chesterfield County
Conway, Martha Bell24 July 1917-
9 November 1997
Volume 3, pages 415-416WhiteRichmond City
Cooper, Esther Georgia Irving28 November 1881-
7 February 1970
Volume 3, pages 443-445African
American
Alexandria County
Arlington County
Cooper, Susannah Sandersd. after 9 June 1751Volume 3, pages 448-449WhiteYork County
New Kent County
Copenhaver, Laura Lu Scherer29 August 1868-
18 December 1940
Volume 3, pages 457-459WhiteSmyth County
Corbin, Hannah Lee6 February 1728-
7 October 1782
Volume 3, pages 463-465WhiteWestmoreland County
Richmond County
Cotton, Annfl. 1650s-
1670s
Volume 3, pages 481-482WhiteYork County
Cowper, Ann Pierce Parkerd. 21 March 1849Volume 3, pages 495-497WhiteIsle of Wight County
Cox, Katherine Hamilton Cabell Claiborne15 September 1854-
25 December 1925
Volume 3, pages 511-512WhiteRichmond City
Cox, Lucy Ann Whited. 17 December 1891Volume 3, pages 512-513WhiteFredericksburg City
Crawford, Martha Paxton Moffett15 January 1891-
25 March 1981
Volume 3, pages 540-541WhitePrince Edward County
Richmond City
Creighton, Martha Gladys27 September 1894-
19 February 1960
Volume 3, pages 547-548WhiteRichmond City
Montgomery County
Crenshaw, Fanny Graves17 January 1890-
8 October 1984
Volume 3, pages 549-550WhiteRichmond City
Cronk, Katharine Killinger Scherer14 July 1877-
12 March 1927
Volume 3, pages 567-568WhiteRichmond City
Cummings, Helen Norris15 February 1865-
4 June 1949
Volume 3, pages 601-603WhiteAlexandria City
Curry, Elinor Wise28 September 1903-
25 October 1995
Volume 3, pages 610-612WhiteRichmond City
Curtis, Florence Rising30 September 1873-
6 October 1944
Volume 3, pages 614-616WhiteHampton City
Curtis, Natalie Josef1 March 1889-
6 June 1968
Volume 3, pages 616-617WhiteRichmond City
Custis, Eleanor Parke (later Lewis)31 March 1779-
15 July 1852
Volume 3, pages 627-628WhiteFairfax County
Clarke County
Custis, Elizabeth Parke (later Law)21 August 1776-
31 December 1831
Volume 3, pages 629-630WhiteFairfax County
Custis, Mary Lee Fitzhugh22 April 1788-
23 April 1853
Volume 3, pages 640-642WhiteAlexandria County
Dailey, Daphne Lowell2 October 1912-
3 October 1995
Volume 3, pages 660-661WhiteCaroline County
Dean, Jennie Serepta15 April 1848–3 May 1913Online BiographyAfrican
American
Prince William County
Delk, Julia Anna PopeOctober 1878–7 June 1951Online BiographyAfrican
American
Norfolk City
Dinwiddie, Emily Wayland14 August 1879-
11 March 1949
Online BiographyWhiteAlbemarle County
Downes, Elizabeth James Morris18 June 1886-
07 November 1968
Online BiographyWhiteAccomack County
Duncan, Pauline Adelaide Haislip Smith14 June 1888–30 March 1973Online BiographyWhiteArlington County
Dyer, Carrie Victoria11 March 1839–13 January 1921Online BiographyWhiteRichmond City
Enochs, Elisabeth Randolph Shirley15 August 1890–23 January 1992Online BiographyWhiteFairfax County
Fay, Lydia Maryd. 5 October 1878Online BiographyWhiteEssex County
Jones, Sarah Garland BoydFebruary 1866-
11 May 1905
Online BiographyAfrican
American
Richmond City
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