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 Annie Wittenmyer

Annie Wittenmyer

Birth
Sandy Springs, Adams County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Feb 1900 (aged 72)
Sanatoga, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7477341 · View Source
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Social Reformer. Organized the local soldiers' aid societies, appointed State Sanitary Agent by the Iowa Legislature. Served as National President of the W.C.T.U, and established the Woman's Relief Corps. She is credited with having secured the passage of a law by the 52nd Congress, to pension army nurses, and she was instrumental in founding the Kentucky Soldiers Home. Wrote many books, hymns, and was editor of the "Christian Woman".

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  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 22 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7477341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Annie Wittenmyer (26 Aug 1827–2 Feb 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7477341, citing Edgewood Cemetery, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .