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Tabor, Elizabeth Bonduel McCourt Doelocked

(07 October 1854–07 March 1935)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Tabor, Elizabeth Bonduel McCourt Doe (07 October 1854–07 March 1935), pioneer, was born Elizabeth Bonduel McCourt in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the daughter of Peter McCourt, a shopkeeper, and Elizabeth Nellis McCourt. At that time Oshkosh was a boomtown, and Elizabeth's father prospered. Though the family was Irish Catholic in a largely Protestant community, "Lizzie" and her five siblings apparently experienced no prejudice. An exceptionally attractive, extroverted tomboy with a vivacious personality, the reddish-haired, blue-eyed Tabor reportedly enjoyed a full and active childhood and youth, even winning a townwide ice-skating contest sponsored by the local Congregational church....

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