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Abigail May Alcott
Birth: Oct. 8, 1800
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1877
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Literary Figure. She was the model for the matron character "Marmee" in the book "Little Women," written by her second daughter, Louisa May Alcott. Outspoken and passionate for the rights of others, she was one of the first female social workers in Boston, Massachusetts. She later met and married Amos Bronson Alcott on May 23, 1830, and the union produced four daughters. She was the mainstay in an often-stormy household due to her visionary husband's failure to support his family. Her strong and kind nature provided a stable and nurturing home for her children, and her sayings and teaching were included in her daughter's popular book. (bio by: Abigailworm) 
Family links: 
  Joseph May (1760 - 1841)
  Dorothy Sewall May (1758 - 1825)
  Amos Bronson Alcott (1799 - 1888)
  Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt (1831 - 1893)*
  Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)*
  Elizabeth Sewall Alcott (1835 - 1858)*
  Abigail May Alcott Nieriker (1840 - 1879)*
  Abigail May Alcott Nieriker (1840 - 1879)*
  Charles May (____ - 1856)*
  Louisa May Greeley (1792 - 1828)*
  Samuel Joseph May (1797 - 1871)*
  Elizabeth Sewall May Willis (1798 - 1822)*
  Abigail May Alcott (1800 - 1877)
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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: May 06, 2003
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