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Persus Foster Eames Albee
Birth: May 30, 1836
Newry
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1914
Templeton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Businesswoman. She was known as the "First Avon Lady". In 1886 became the first saleswoman for the California Perfume Company, a business that eventually became the multi-billion dollar Avon Products, Incorporated. She started selling the company's products in 1886 door-to-door, and rose to become the chief of sales for the business. It was her idea to recruit women to go door-to-door selling the products, emulating her successful practice, which gave rise to the "Avon Lady". 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alexander Eames (____ - 1867)
  Miranda Eames (____ - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellery Albee (1832 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Ellery Eames Albee (1870 - 1942)*
  Ellen Lucillia Albee Day (1873 - 1927)*
 
 Sibling:
  Miranda Howe Eames (1824 - 1904)*
  Persus Foster Eames Albee (1836 - 1914)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Winchester
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Plot: section G lot 4
 
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Record added: Jul 14, 2002
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- R I P
 Added: Sep. 2, 2014
Bless for your stepping out to sell and starting a different life for future generations of Avon sellers
- Nancy Turney
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014

- Cindy
 Added: May. 30, 2014
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