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  • ID: I10231
  • Name: Mary Desha NSDAR Co-Founder
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 8 MAR 1850 in Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky 1 2
  • Residence: Washington, D.C.
  • Death: 29 JAN 1911 3
  • Burial: Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette Co., Ky.
  • Note: Sec.d, Lot 18 4
  • Occupation: teacher at Dudley School in Lexington, later federal employee in Dist. of Columbia
  • Education: in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Religion: Christian
  • HONO: 16 Dec 1915: Grave marked w/monument by Washington,DC's Katherine Montgomery Chapt., NSDAR. 5
  • HOBI: Women's Suffergette 6
  • Note: One of the 4 founders of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).
  • Note: 7 Third cousin of Boyd Clay Bledsoe, #1968.
  • Text: p.178
  • Note: See Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, #10565, who was Sculptress of NSDAR Founders' Memorial, Washington, D.C.
  • Change Date: 21 MAR 2009



    Father: John Randolph Desha b: 25 JUN 1804 in Mason Co., KY
    Mother: Mary Bracken Curry b: 6 JUN 1819

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Author: Milward, Burton
      Title: A History of The Lexington Cemetery
      Publication: (possibly pub by the cemetery)
      Repository: Library of AGP (2008)
      Text: p.86, yr/place
    2. Type: E-Mail Message
      Author: MGS (# 58615)
      Title: Regent GMC Chapt.
      Detail: Full dates of Desha's birth & death
      Detail: per NSDAR records in Washington, DC
      Date: 2007 conversation & subsequent e-mail
      File: Desha
      Text: date
    3. Type: E-Mail Message
      Author: MGS (# 58615)
      Title: Regent GMC Chapt.
      Detail: Full dates of Desha's birth & death
      Detail: per NSDAR records in Washington, DC
      Date: 2007 conversation & subsequent e-mail
      File: Desha
    4. Type: Book
      Author: Milward, Burton
      Title: A History of The Lexington Cemetery
      Publication: (possibly pub by the cemetery)
      Repository: Library of AGP (2008)
      Text: p.86 (& photo of 16 Dec 1915 monument)
    5. Type: Book
      Author: Milward, Burton
      Title: A History of The Lexington Cemetery
      Publication: (possibly pub by the cemetery)
      Repository: Library of AGP (2008)
      Text: p.86
    6. Type: Book
      Author: Milward, Burton
      Title: A History of The Lexington Cemetery
      Publication: (possibly pub by the cemetery)
      Repository: Library of AGP (2008)
    7. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Sumner Co., Tenn., Genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, & Douglas Families
      Author: by Jay Guy Cisco
      Publication: pub. Kolk-Keelin Printing Co., 1909
      Detail: From library of Martha Bledsoe Cates
      Repository: now in collection of A. G. P.
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