Mabel Brice Wheeler

Mabel Brice Wheeler

Mabel Brice was born in Philadelphia in July 1877 and, like many young women of her social set, she seems to have done little of interest for the first 35 years of her life. She, her brother Charles, and sister Anna lived with their parents in her mother’s family home...
Those Remarkable Clarke Women

Those Remarkable Clarke Women

Joseph Clarke (1618-1694), one of the original purchasers of Conanicut Island, was the ancestor of many of the Clarkes who greatly influenced Jamestown in later centuries. Perhaps the most remarkable group were the six Clarke women born between 1853 and 1880. They...