Marie Ahnighito <I>Peary</I> Stafford

Marie Ahnighito Peary Stafford

Death 16 Apr 1978 (aged 84)
Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8, Site 5190-6 LH
Memorial ID 81514042 · View Source
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Born during one of her father's polar expeditions. The story of her birth and infancy north of the Arctic Circle was the subject of her mother's best-selling book, "The Snow Baby." Her middle name was given in honor of the Inuit woman who made her first fur suit.

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  • Created by: Paul Hays
  • Added: 4 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 81514042
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Ahnighito Peary Stafford (12 Sep 1893–16 Apr 1978), Find a Grave Memorial no. 81514042, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Paul Hays (contributor 47393402) .