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

Find all Agassizs in:
 • Mount Auburn Cemetery
 • Cambridge
 • Middlesex County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz
Birth: Dec. 5, 1822
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1907
Arlington
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Scientist. The wife of naturalist Louis Agassiz, she helped to organize and manage the Thayer Expedition to Brazil in 1865, and the Hassler Expedition to the Strait of Magellan in 1871. She co-wrote "A First Lesson in Natural History," "Seaside Studies in Natural History," and "A Journey in Brazil". She served as President of Radcliffe College from 1882 to 1899. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Graves Cary (1791 - 1859)
  Mary Ann Cushing Perkins Cary (1798 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Louis Agassiz (1807 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Louisa Cary Felton (1821 - 1864)*
  Elizabeth Cary Agassiz (1822 - 1907)
  Thomas Graves Cary (1824 - 1888)*
  Sarah Gray Cary (1830 - 1898)*
  Richard Cary (1836 - 1862)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 2640, Bellwort Path
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6652152
Elizabeth <i>Cary</i> Agassiz
Added by: Creative Commons
 
Elizabeth <i>Cary</i> Agassiz
Added by: Midnightdreary
 
Elizabeth <i>Cary</i> Agassiz
Cemetery Photo
Added by: dead-trek.com
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- R I P
 Added: Sep. 19, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Jun. 27, 2015

- Roses♥~
 Added: May. 8, 2015
There are 54 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: (4.0 after 42 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service