Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Albees in:
 • Evergreen Cemetery
 • Winchester
 • Cheshire County
 • New Hampshire
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Persus Foster Eames Albee
Birth: May 30, 1836
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1914
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". 
Evergreen Cemetery
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6605247
Persus Foster Eames Albee
Added by: G Thatcher
Persus Foster Eames Albee
Added by: A Marine's Daughter
Persus Foster Eames Albee
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Cynthia Kaley
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

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

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
There are 71 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.6 after 32 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service