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Sr Euphemia Blenkinsop
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1816
County Dublin, Ireland
Death: Mar. 18, 1887
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

Catherine Blenkinsop was born in Dublin, Ireland on 18 April, 1816; died at Emmitsburg, Maryland. She entered the Sisters of Charity at the latter place in May, 1831, at the age of fifteen.

She took the name of Euphemia with the religious habit and was stationed successively at St. Joseph's School, New York, St. Peter's School, Baltimore, St. Mary's Asylum in the same city, and in 1855, at the mother-house, as assistant.

During the Civil War she was entrusted with the delicate mission of directing the institutions of the Sisters of Charity in the South, and was the mainstay of the Sisters in their arduous labours; in 1866 she was appointed visitatrix of the community, which she continued to direct until her death.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter J. Blenkinsop (1780 - 1857)
  Mary Kelly Blenkinsop (1779 - 1860)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Anne Blenkinsop McClean (1810 - 1882)*
  Euphemia Blenkinsop (1816 - 1887)
  Petrus J Blenkinsop (1818 - 1896)*
  William Aloysius Blenkinsop (1819 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Nancy Ann Mull Buchanan
Record added: Mar 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49713989
Sr Euphemia Blenkinsop
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