County Dublin, Ireland
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 1912|
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Isabel was born Isabella Hanks at Sydney Lodge, Sydney Parade, Co. Dublin, Ireland, the eldest daughter of George Hanks and Isabella Murray. She married Robert Charles Maunsell in Dublin in 1857 and they had 7 children together. They emigrated to America in abt. 1868, and divorced in 1878.
In abt. 1885 Isabella married Colonel Richard J. Hinton, anti-slavery advocate, associate of John Brown (Harper's Ferry), and noted journalist, author and politician. She was interested in the occult, mysticism, the power of mind and spirit over body, and "soul circles." She was well-educated, involved with women's issues, and assisted her husband with his activities. She was politically active, including being elected as Vice President of the Progressive Labor Party in New York in September 1887. As such, she was the first woman to be elected to such a position in the history of the state.
The Washington Post, August 8, 1912:
Hinton. On Tuesday, August 6, 1912 at her residence, 320 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, Isabela B., widow of Colonel Richard J. Hinton. Funeral services at George P. Zurhorst's undertaking parlors, 301 East Capitol Street on Thursday, August 8 at 1:30PM. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery.
Richard Josiah Hinton (1830 - 1901)*
Robert Charles Maunsell (1831 - 1912)*
Isabella Helena Maunsell Johnson (1860 - 1954)*
Charles Rolleston Maunsell (1865 - 1907)*
Annie Maunsell Wakefield (1867 - 1949)*
Irene Gertrude Maunsell (1870 - 1882)*
Francis Frazier Maunsell (1872 - 1940)*
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section S Div, Site 1498.
Maintained by: JMP
Originally Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Oct 02, 2009
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