Also known as Princess Der Ling.
Father: Lord Yu Keng (Yugeng), Imperial Chinese minister (ambassador) to Japan and France.
Mother: Louisa Pearson, daughter of John Pearson, a Boston merchant stationed in Shanghai, and his Chinese wife.
Der Ling was first lady in waiting to the Empress Dowager Cixi of China (1835-1908), about which experiences she wrote extensively in her eight books on China.
Author and teacher at the University of California Berkeley at the time of her death.
Note: name was misspelled on her death certificate, which likely caused her marker to be misspelled as well.
(additional bio information courtesy of Contributor #47465074)
ELIZABETH ANTIONETTE WHITE
NEE PRINCESS DER LING
JUNE 8, 1885 - NOV. 21, 1944
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