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Bacon, Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey

Barbara L. Ciccarelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Nursing Studies. 1422 words.

Bacon, Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey (05 November 1833–27 January 1906), Civil War nurse and philanthropist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Charles William Woolsey, a...

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Blackwood [née Lambart], Lady Alicia (1818–1913), nurse and philanthropist

Suzanne L. G. Rickard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Nursing Studies. 1565 words.

Blackwood [née Lambart], Lady Alicia (1818–1913), nurse and philanthropist, was born probably on 29 November 1818 at Eaglehurst, near Ower Green in Hampshire, the daughter of George...

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Davis, Frances Elliott

Dalyce Newby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Nursing Studies. 1353 words.

Davis, Frances Elliott (28 April 1882–02 May 1965), public health nurse, nurse-educator, and community advocate, was born in Shelby, North Carolina, the daughter of an unlawful interracial...

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Davis [née Cadwaladr], Elizabeth [Betsy] (1789–1860), traveller and nurse

Deirdre Beddoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1041 words.

Davis [née Cadwaladr], Elizabeth [Betsy] (1789–1860), traveller and nurse, was born on 24 May 1789 at Penrhiw near Bala, Merioneth, the fifth child of Dafydd Cadwaladr (1752–1834),...

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Delano, Jane Arminda

Connie L. Reeves.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Nursing Studies. 1115 words.

Delano, Jane Arminda (12 March 1858–15 April 1919), nurse and administrator, was born in Townsend, New York, the daughter of George Delano, a Union soldier who died of yellow fever in 1864,...

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Dock, Lavinia Lloyd

Kathryn Kish Sklar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Nursing Studies; Politics; Gender and Politics. 925 words.

Dock, Lavinia Lloyd (26 February 1858–17 April 1956), nurse, suffragist, and social reformer, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Gilliard Dock and Lavinia Lloyd Bombaugh,...

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Knights, Rosemary Margaret

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Nursing Studies; Education; Ecology and Conservation. 5 words.

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Loane, Martha Jane (1852–1933), nurse and social commentator

Susan L. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1246 words.

Loane, Martha Jane (1852–1933), nurse and social commentator, was born on 7 February 1852 at 8 North Place, Eldad, Plymouth, Devon, to Jabez Loane (c.1821–1895), a master in the Royal Navy,...

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Marsden, Kate (1859–1931), traveller and nurse

Dorothy Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; World History; Travel and Holiday. 911 words.

Marsden, Kate (1859–1931), traveller and nurse, was born on 13 May 1859 at the Parade, Edmonton, Middlesex, youngest of the eight children of Joseph Daniel Marsden, solicitor, and Sophia...

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Shabazz, Betty

Barbara McCaskill.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 1427 words.

Shabazz, Betty (28 May 1936?–23 June 1997), civil rights activist, educator, nurse, mother, was born Betty Dean Sanders, the daughter of Shelman Sandlin, a construction worker, and the...

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