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Jessie Belle "Betty" Hardy MacKaye
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Birth: Oct., 1875
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1921
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Met her first husband, F. Gurney Stubbs, when she became the head surgical nurse at St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago (he was a physician there). She was a famous suffragist, antiwar activist, and noted for "urging all women to remain unmarried or to refuse to bear children". Her father was quite noteworthy in Chicago as a newspaper reporter for the Chicago Times.

You can read the story of her suicide on the New York Times website: http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9F0CE2DD113FEE3ABC4152DFB266838A639EDE.

Her body was cremated at the Fresh Pond Crematory in New York City. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Benton MacKaye (1879 - 1975)
  Francis Gurney Stubbs (1868 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: JanisG
Record added: Dec 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81971033
Jessie Belle Betty <i>Hardy</i> MacKaye
Added by: JanisG
 
Jessie Belle Betty <i>Hardy</i> MacKaye
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Jessie Belle Betty <i>Hardy</i> MacKaye
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