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Dexheimer, Florence Chambers, 1866-1925 / Sketches of Wisconsin pioneer women
([1924?] )

Kent, Antoinette Cowles
Anna Wealthy Moody Flack,   pp. 118-120 PDF (581.8 KB)


Rogan, May
Marcia Hammond Baldwin,   pp. 120-123 PDF (836.1 KB)


Page 120


   Subsequently, Miss Moody taught in Whitewater
Normal and at a reunion of its Alumini, Miss Moody,
(Mrs. David L. Flack), Mrs. Ruth Wales          P
who had been under her instruction in both schools were
among the 194 guests present.   Miss Moody taught
eleven years at Oshkosh Normal School and did not re-
tire to the quiet of home life until she had reached an ad-
vanced age.
    After the lapse of more than fifty years, December
29, 1922, the inspiration she gave is still bearing onward,
all former pupils who remain to cherish her memory.
    Miss Anna L. Moody was a pioneer instructor in the
state of Wisconsin antedating and foreshadowing the or-
ganization of Normal school by the state.
    Antoinette Cowles, D. A. R. Daughter No. 30546.
    Mrs. Frank S. Kent, 635 Park Ave., Beloit, Wiscon-
sin, December 27, 1922.
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         MARCIA HAMMOND BALDWIN
              Author-Mrs. May Rogan
                      Janesville
   .............,,.I.............................. ............. ...........
   Marcia Hammond, daughter of Holmes and Sarah
(Marcy) Hammond, was born at Ludlow, Vermont,
December 24, 1834.
    The ancestors of both her parents were among the
 earliest settlers of New England.
     In the troublous times of the 1630's William Ham-
mond of London, England died. His widow, Elizabeth
Penn Hammond, "desiring liberty to worship God ac-
cording to the dictates of her conscience", left a good es-
tate in London and came to the new world in the ship
Griffin, landing at Boston, Massachusetts, September
18, 1634.
     She was a sister of Sir William Penn, Admiral of
 the British Navy, father of William Penn the Quaker.
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