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date: 28 February 2020

Mitchell, Marialocked

(01 August 1818–28 June 1889)
  • Sally Gregory Kohlstedt


Mitchell, Maria (01 August 1818–28 June 1889), astronomer and teacher, was born on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, the daughter of William Mitchell, a banker and astronomer, and Lydia Coleman, a former librarian. Mitchell attended a school for young ladies conducted by the Reverend Cyrus Peirce...

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