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Emeline Goodwin Osborn


Other Name:
Emeline Goodwin
Gender:
Female
Born:
September 25, 1800
Died:
1885
Home Town:
Salisbury, CT
Marriage(s):
Myron Osborn (December 22, 1824)
Biographical Notes:
Emeline Goodwin Osborn, born on September 25, 1800, was the daughter of Erastus and Olive Stanford of Salisbury, Connecticut. In 1823 Emeline studied at the Litchfield Female Academy, and the following year married Myron Osborn, a man with agriculture pursuits in Litchfield, Connecticut. During their marriage Emeline and Myron had six children. She passed away in 1885.

Education
Years at LFA:
1823

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
1823 Litchfield Female Academy Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

1823 Litchfield Female Academy Winter Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. More Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1927).

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