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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
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
Fay, Lydia Maryd. 5 October 1878Online BiographyWhiteEssex County
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