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date: 21 November 2019

Taylor, Lucy Beaman Hobbslocked

(14 March 1833–03 October 1910)
  • Sarah H. Gordon

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Taylor, Lucy Beaman Hobbs (14 March 1833–03 October 1910), dentist, was born in upstate New York, near Malone, the daughter of Benjamin Hobbs and Lucy Beaman, farmers. In 1843 her mother died, and her father married Lucy’s aunt, Hannah. Two years later Hannah died, and Lucy’s father enrolled her and another of his ten children in Franklin Academy in Malone. There she boarded and studied for four years, after which time she taught in Brooklyn, Jackson County, Michigan, a frontier community south of Lansing....

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