femmages | 25 mar 1860

Jennie Carter Benedict (25 mar 1860 – 24 jul 1928 | Louisville KY – Louisville KY) cook, cookbook author, restaurateur, autobiographical author | women.born.today © susan.powers.bourne

femmages | 24 mar 1811

Margaret A. E. Parkinson McLure (24 mar 1811 – 31 jan 1902 | Parkersburg WV – St Louis MO) aka Mother McLure, US Civil War Confederate sympathizer, founded Missouri Confederate Home, co-founded Daughters of the Confederacy | women.born.today © susan.powers.bourne

femmages | 23 mar 1830

Sarah Elizabeth Doyle (23 mar 1830 – 21 dec 1922 | Providence RI – Providence RI) educator, feminist, women’s education activist, co-founded Rhode Island School of Design, funded Brown University’s Pembroke Hall (later became Pembroke College) | women.born.today © susan.powers.bourne

femmages | 22 mar 1787

Maria Claypoole Peale (22 mar 1787 – 27 mar 1866 | Philadelphia PA - Philadelphia PA) still-life / miniature portrait painter | women.born © susan.powers.bourne

Maria Claypoole Peale (22 mar 1787 – 27 mar 1866 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) still-life / miniature portrait painter | women.born © susan.powers.bourne

femmages | 21 mar 1752

Mary Dixon Kies (21 mar 1752 – 1837 | Killingly CT – Brooklyn NY) milliner, inventor, first female US patent holder [1809], invented new method of weaving straw with silk and thread | women.born.today © susan.powers.bourne

femmages | 20 mar 1807

Mary Elizabeth Moore Hewitt (20 mar 1807 – 17 sep 1884 | Malden MA – Chicago IL) poet, editor | women.born.today © susan.powers.bourne