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 Mary <I>Hempstead</I> Lisa

Mary Hempstead Lisa

New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 3 Sep 1869 (aged 86)
Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 126-135, Lot 269
Memorial ID 20609 · View Source
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Married to fur trader Manuel Lisa (Lewis and Clark were among the wedding guests), Mary was the first white woman to go into the Indian country along the upper Missouri River.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 20609
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Hempstead Lisa (25 Oct 1782–3 Sep 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20609, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .