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Annie Elizabeth Delany
Birth: Sep. 3, 1891
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1995
Mount Vernon
Westchester County
New York, USA

Author. She was one of ten children born to Bishop Henry Beard Delany and Nanny Logan, having been born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1891. She, along with her sister, were thrust into the national limelight in the last decade of their lives. With her sister Sadie (Sarah Delany) and journalist Amy Hill Hearth, a book was published, "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First One Hundred Years" (1993) which found itself on The New York best-sellers list. The book recounted the sisters experiences growing up in the segregated South and later in New York. Their story was later made into a play that toured the country. In 1994, the sisters published another book, "The Delany Sisters' Book of Everyday Wisdom." Annie Delany died in Mount Vernon, New York at age 104. In April of 1999, the Delany sisters story was made into a movie which starred Ruby Dee and Diahann Caroll. (bio by: Curtis Jackson) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Beard Delany (1858 - 1928)
  Nannette James Logan Delany (1861 - 1956)
 
 Siblings:
  Lemuel Thackara Delany (1888 - 1956)*
  Sarah Louise Delany (1889 - 1999)*
  Annie Elizabeth Delany (1891 - 1995)
  Julia Emery Delany Bourne (1893 - 1974)*
  Henry Beard Delany (1895 - 1991)*
  Hubert Thomas Delany (1901 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Curtis Jackson
Record added: Mar 15, 2003
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