Davis. Her grandfather, Clement Parker, was a Congrega-
tional minister in Maine. She was born in Somersworth, N. H.,
June 16, 1843, entered the Oread in the fall of 1859, and left
in 1 861.
She was married in Worcester, June 16, 1863, to Jacob
Childs, D.D.S., and has led a quiet domestic life. Her son,
Bertram Davis Childs, was born March 2, 1870. He is a
graduate of the public schools of Newton, and of the Waltham
Horological School, and was married in 1896.
Address: Mrs. Jacob Childs, 391 Lexington St., Auburndale,
Annie Louise Depew attended the Oread in 1860-62. She
was the daughter of George W. and Yashti Susan (Cole)
Depew of Peekskill, X. Y., where Annie was born August 4,
1843. Jn this town her early life
was spent, and here on Novem-
ber 2^, 1864, she was married to
Henry Thomas Worster, who was
engaged in the iron business in
Peekskill. After residing in this
place some years Mr. and Mrs.
Worster moved to Baltimore, Md.,
and later removed to Paterson,
N. J., where, after a lingering and
painful illness, borne with wonder-
ful patience and sweetness, Mrs.
Worster passed away on Sunday
morning, February 3, 1895. All
that medical skill and fond nursing could do was done without
avail. This beloved wife and devoted mother, this bright,
lovely and lovable woman had finished her earthly work and
was called to her reward. Those who were at the Oread with
\niiH' remember her as tall and graceful, with a beauty of mind
and character as well as of face and form. Tier kind acts and
loving words always fitly and sweetly Spoken will never be for-
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Mrs. Worster left two daughters, Annie A., born in Peeks-
kill, and Susie A., born in Baltimore. Their home is with their
father. .Mr. Henry T. Worster, 725 East 27th St.. Paterson,
Vashti Susie Depew, who attended the Oread in 1860-62,
was a sister of Annie Louise Depew, and was born in Peeks-
kill. X. V.. where she spent her early years. Later, on account
of Air. Depew's health the family
moved to Baltimore. Aid., and there
on Xovember 24, 1875, Susie was
married to Charles Worth Folger,
son of Judge Charles James Folger
of the Court of Appeals, Albany,
X. Y., and Secretary of the Treas-
ury under President Chester A.
Charles Worth Folger was edu-
cated at Peekskill Military School
and at Williams College, where he
was graduated with honors in 1868.
After their marriage Air. and Airs.
Folger resided some years in Geneva, N. Y. Owing to Air.
Folger's ill health they traveled for a few years. Later he
accepted the position of purchasing
clerk in the Bureau of Engraving
and Printing in Washington, D. C. ;
he died while in office, January 11, |M
[885. After his death Airs. Folger
built a cottage in Geneva on the
Lake road, just beyond Hobart Col-
lege', where she has since lived. I
She has had six children : Alira-
bel Depew. burn in Geneva, Septem-
ber 23, 1876, was married to Orlo J.
I [amlin at Smethport, Penn., on
January 4. 1899, and has one daugh-
ter. Alirabel AI., born September 6, 1901 ; Charles James, born
in Geneva, August 5, 1877, was educated at St. Alark's School,
Southboro. Alass., and at Hobart College ; Thomas Worth, born
198 Oread Collegiate Institute
in Geneva, September 29, 1878, was educated at St. John's Mili-
tary School, Delafield, Wise, and at Hobart and Cornell Col-
leges; Ethel Louise, born in Geneva, March 10, 1880, was edu-
cated at Delancey School, Geneva, and at St. Margaret's School,
Buffalo, X. Y. ; Susan Worth, born in Worthington, Minn.,
February 1, 1882, died at Alexandria, Va., January 24, 1884;
Paul, born at Alexandria, Va., June 27, 1883, IS now taking a
six vears' course at Cornell, preparatory to the practice of the
Address: Mrs. Charles W. Folger, 862 Main St., Geneva,
Emilie Doolittle, who took graduate study at the Oread in
1862-63, was born in Xew York City, May 28, 1842. Her
mother was Hannah Maria (Higbee) Doolittle, descendant of
Jonas Higbee, a minute man in the
Revolutionary War under Colonel
Josiah Smith of Long Island. Her
father. Dr. Adrastus Doolittle, was
a physician in New York City for
r «* «•- forty-two years. He was a non-
commissioned officer in the War of
18 1 2, and was a leading abolition-
ist and philanthropist. Her great-
great-grandfather, Benjamin Doo-
little, was the first minister settled
at Northfield, Mass. Besides being a
minister he was a physician and sur-
geon and did good service during the French and Indian Wars.
His wife was Lydia, granddaughter of Christopher Todd, one
of the proprietors of New Haven.
Miss Doolittle was married May 3, 1869, at Hartford, Conn.,
to John Calvin Martin. Mr. Martin is a miner and shipper of
semi-bituminous coal, owning a developed coal field of five
thousand acres in Pennsylvania. Me is a member of the Loyal
Legion, and the originator and director of the John C. Martin
Educational Fund for the education and spiritual advancement
of colored ministers ol the South.
Mrs. Martin lias been a leader in Primary Sunday School
work, and has had charge of this work for a number of seasons
Pupils from 1859-1864
at Chautauqua. She was a member of the class of 1882 of the
Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle; President for three
years of the Guild of the Seven Seals; an associate of Miss
Frances E. Willard in purity work,
and a leader in the anti-Mormon
campaign. She is a member of the
National Woman's Press Associa-
tion, of the New York City Woman's
Press Club, and of the New York
City Chapter of the Daughters of
the American Revolution. She has
been superintendent of the work
for the promotion of purity in Lit-
erature and Art in the National
Woman's Christian Temperance
Union since 1891, and member of
the Woman's Board of Home Mis-
sions of the Presbyterian Church since its organization. She is
Synodical Secretary of Literature for the Synod of New York.
As incumbent of these many offices she has worked inde-
fatigably for the elevation of journalism and the purification of
the drama, express matter and the mails. She has helped to
secure the passage of laws in Congress and various legislatures
for the moral protection of children, has been a constant con-
tributor to magazines and newspapers, and as a public speaker
has given addresses throughout this country and in other lands.
She was one of the speakers at the International Council of
Women in London in 1899.
Address: Mrs. John C. Martin, The Wollaston, 96th St. and
Broadway. New York Citv.
Emma Frances Duncan, the daughter of Charles and Try-
phosa (Lakin) Duncan, was born in 1845 m North Brookfield,
She was a pupil at the Oread in 1862-63. On December 24,
[868, she was married at North Brookfield to Theodore Cor-
nelius Bates. Mr. Bates was for many years a successful man-
ufacturer in Worcester, but gave up that occupation to interest
himself in Western railroads. He has taken an important
part in political affairs, was for several vears Chairman of
Oread Collegiate Institute
the State Central Committee, and was twice elected to the
State Legislature and twice to the State Senate, which gives
him the title of "Honorable." He was a warm personal
friend of the late President McKinley.
Their daughter, Tryphosa, was
educated at private schools, and en-
«•£. tered Radcliffe College with honors
in the class of 1899. She has spent
nearly three years in Paris study-
ing with the famous vocal teacher,
Mme. Mathilde Marchesi. She
iJ made her debut in concert at the
Salle Erard in Paris in June, 1900.
In April of that year she sang at a
Massenet Musicale, when she sang
one of Massenet's songs, accom-
panied by the great composer him-
self. She has sung in New York
recently with great success. She
was married in 1897 to Francis
Batcheller of Boston, and is now
living in that city. She has written
considerable poetry which has re-
ceived the commendation of com-
petent critics. Her biography is
to be found in the book "Repre-
sentative Women of New Eng-
land," edited by Mrs. Julia Ward
Mrs. Bates has been an active
worker in the Worcester Woman's
Club, and is a member of the
1 ). A. R., having twice represented her chapter at the Conti-
nental Congress in Washington. She has spent much time in
Europe, having chaperoned her daughter while she was study-
Address: Mrs. Theodore C. Bates, 20 I larvard St., Worcester.
Catherine Elizabeth Dwight, who entered the Oread in
September, i860, was born at Providence, R. I., May 19, 1843.
She was the daughter of Gamaliel Lyman and Catherine Hen-
Pupils from 1 8 59 -1 86 4
shaw (Jones) Dwight She was descended on both sides from
distinguished New England families, who were prominent in
the early religious, political, judicial and educational activities
of the country. On her paternal
grandfather's side she is the seventh
in descent from John Dwight, who
came from Dedham, England, in
1634 and settled at Dedham, Mass. ;
from Rev. Henry Flint of Brain-
tree, Mass.. who came to America
in 1635, and whose wife, Margery
Hoar, was a sister of President
Hoar of Harvard College ; from
William Partrigg or Partridge, who
removed from Hartford to Hadley
in 1660 ; from John Crow, whose
wife Elizabeth was a daughter of
William Goodwin, the famous ruling elder of Hartford and Had-
ley ; and from Eltweed Pomeroy, who is believed to have come
to America in 1630 in the ship Mary and John, and who was one
of the first settlers and proprietors of the town of Dorchester.
On her paternal grandmother's side she is the seventh in
descent from Chad Brown of Providence, who came first to
Boston in 1638, was settled at the
Baptist Church in 1642, after Roger
Williams, and was the progenitor of
the family so much distinguished as
the patrons of Brown University at
Providence ; from Obadiah Holmes,
who was admitted to the church at
Salem, March 24, 1639, but after-
wards became a Baptist, was excom-
municated from the Salem church
ami otherwise punished; from Wil-
liam Harris, who went with Roger
Williams from Salem in 1636, and
was one of the first settlers of Provi-
dence; from Richard Tew of Xewport, one of the grantees in
the royal charter of 1663, anc l who had married, before leaving
England, Mary, daughter of William Clark of Hardwick Priors,
202 Oread Collegiate Institute
Warwick County ; from Zachariah Rhodes of Providence, who
married Joanna, daughter of William Arnold ; from Resolved
Waterman of Providence, son of Richard Waterman of Salem
and Providence, who married Mercy Williams, daughter of Rev.
Roger Williams of Providence.
She is also descended from the Lyman family through her
great-great-grandmother, Hannah Lyman, daughter of Lieuten-
ant Benjamin Lyman of Northampton, Mass.
Kate's great-grandfather, David Howell (Princeton College,
1766), was a member of the Continental Congress, one of the
founders of Brown University, and United States District Judge
of Rhode Island.
Both her father and mother died before she was twelve years
of age and she was placed under the guardianship of Hon.
William S. Patten of Providence. She entered the Oread in
the autumn of i860 and remained one year. Afterwards she
attended the Emma Willard School at Troy, N. Y., and later
Miss Rostan's Boarding School in New York City.
On July 2, 1864, she was married at Providence, R. I., to
Ebenezer Arthur Rockwood. Since 1871 they have made their
home in Buffalo, N. Y., where Mr. Rockwood was a dealer in
India-rubber goods till 1896. He was Colonel of the National
Guard of New York and retired with his commission in 1892.
He is a thirty-second degree Mason and was for many years
President of the Erie County Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals. Mr. Rockwood numbers among his ances-
tors Rev. Daniel Emerson, the first pastor of Hollis, N. H.,
and Hon. Ebenezer Hazard, the first Postmaster-General under
the Confederation (1782-89). Mrs. Rockwood is a member of
the Woman's Relief Corps, of the ( )rder of the Eastern Star.
and of the National Society of Xew England Women.
They have had five sons, four of whom are living: Arthur
Jones, born March 26, [865, a graduate, in 1887, of the Rensse-
laer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, \. Y., was married in 1892,
has three children, and is Division Engineer for the western
division of the Stale Canals; William Patten was horn in 1867,
and died in 1S70; Charles Frederic was born September 23,
1871, is a graduate of the Polytechnic Institute at Troy ( 1804 ).
is married and is practicing Structural engineering at Louisville,
Ky. ; Edward Vermilye, horn in Buffalo, May 30, 1874, and
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Dwighl Carrington, born also in Buffalo, July 3, 1877, are both
graduates of Cornell University. The former is an architect,
and the latter an electrical engineer.
Address: Mrs. E. A. Rockwood, 954 Main St., Buffalo, X. Y.
Mary J. Farnum was born in Millbury, Mass., September 1,
1846, the daughter of Joseph S. and Lois N. (Stoddard) bar-
fium, and was a pupil at the Oread from 1863 to 1867. On
( )ctober 25, 1876. in Worcester, she was married to Mr. J. E.
Rockwood. She has one son, Edward Farnum, born on Christ-
mas day, 1882.
Address: Mrs. J. E. Rockwood, 961 Beacon St., Xewton
Rebecca Ann Fiske was born June 15, 1843. an( l
the ( )read in i860. She was sister
of Sarah Jane Fiske, who attended
the ( )read in 1854. After leaving
the Oread she taught school in
Minnesota until compelled to re-
sign on account of severe illness.
She returned to her home in Graf-
ton, Mass., where, on April 7, 1869,
she was married to O. J. Davis. She
was a member of the Congrega-
tional Church, and did much benevo-
lent work. She died March 1, 1877,
leaving two sons: Royal Keith, and
Irving Henry, both of whom are
Lizzie Chase Goodwin, daughter of William S. and Abbie
(Earle) Goodwin, was born in Worcester, June 13, 1844.
After completing her course at the Oread in 1863, she taught
in the public schools of Worcester for ten years. She was
married to Isaac C. Roath, teller of the Worcester Safe Deposit
& Trust Co., and a member of the G. A. R.
Mrs. Roath was constantly associated with church and Sun-
day School work after uniting with the church at the aee of
204 Oread Collegiate Institute
fifteen. She was superintendent of the primary department of
Grace M. E. Church in Worcester for fifteen years. The erec-
tion of St. Luke's Church in Lynn, Mass., was the result of
her personal efforts. She was engaged a year in missionary
work in connection with St. Paul's Church at Lowell, Mass.,
and a year in Y. P. S. C. E. work with a Congregational church
in Xew Haven, Conn. Her services were constantly in demand
in Xew England as a lecturer on Primary Sunday School work.
Three years previous to her death she was called to Chicago
by the State Board and preached in thirty counties of Illinois.
She died in Worcester in October, 1896.
Martha Gertrude Greene was born in East Greenwich, R. I.,
August 6, 1848, the daughter of William Arnold and Martha
Waldo (Brown) Greene. Her father taught French at the
Oread under Dr. Pattison. He was a descendant of Col. Chris-
topher Greene of Revolutionary fame, who defeated the Hes-
sians at Redbanks, N. J.
After leaving the Oread, where she was a pupil from 1861
to 1863, Miss Greene was a teacher for two years. On May
9. 1872, at Hannibal, Mo., she was married to William Fred-
erick Sherman, a civil and mechanical engineer, the agent of
a large cotton mill and a mechanical expert. They have three
children: Alice Louise, born in Fall River, Mass., April 14,
1874; Charles Greene, born January 3, 1878, also in Fall River;
and Harold Frederick, born in Melrose, Mass., January 26,
1885. Alice was married to Albert W. Dimick in 1895, and
has four daughters. Charles attended Phillips Academy, An-
dover, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and is now an
electrician with French & Hubbard of Boston. Harold is in
the .Melrose High School.
Mrs. Sherman was a promoter and is a director of the Law-
rence Woman's Club, and was secretary for seven years of the
Ladies' Union Charitable Society, an organization that sus-
tains the Lawrence General Hospital and Children's Home.
She lias been a member of the D. A. R. since [896, and has
written papers for the Woman's Club of Lawrence.
Address: Mrs. William F. Sherman, 128 Youle St., Mel-
Pupils from 1859-1864 205
Lizzie Grout, daughter of Jonathan and Mary J. 1 Smith)
Grout, was born in Worcester, February 28, 1850. She at-
tended the Oread in the year [863-64. She was married to
Hiram S. Adams, and died in 1881. leaving - one child, who died
four years and six months later.
Isabel Florence Hapgood, translator and author, was horn
in Boston, November 21, 1851, the daughter of Asa and Lydia
(Crossley) Hapgood. After leaving the Oread, where she was
a pupil from 1863 to 1865, she attended Miss Porter's school
at Farmington, Conn., and then visited Russia to study the lan-
guage and the literature of the country. The following quota-
tion tells briefly of her work : "Miss Hapgood received a liberal
education and her talent for language has been developed to a
remarkable degree. She has utilized her knowledge of the lead-
ing modern languages in the translation into English of the
works of standard authors. She is known wherever English is
spoken by her work in Russian literature. Her 'Epic Songs of
Russia' is a standard classic and the only rendering of those
productions in English that has ever been made. Her transla-
tions from the Russian include the works of Tolstoi, Gogol,
Verestchagin and many others of the highest grade. She has
written for various magazines a number of valuable articles on
Russian subjects. Her translations of Victor Hugo's 'Les
Miserables,' 'Les Travailleurs de la Mer.' 'Notre Dame." and
'L'Homme qui Rit," are pronounced the standards bv the critics.
She has translated many works, prose and verse, long and short,
from the French, the Spanish and the Italian languages, with
which she is familiar. Besides her work in translation, she
has written much signed and unsigned critical work for publi-
cations of the highest order."
Address: Care Houghton. Mifflin & Co., Xew York City.
Annie Lauriston Hartwell entered the Oread in September,
i860. Her parents, John Bryant and Harriet (Hall) Hartwell,
were residents of Providence. R. I., where Annie was born
March 10, 1843. Here she was married October 25, 1865. to
Jeffrey Hazard, a descendant of a prominent Rhode Island
family. Mr. Hazard is a cotton merchant, a member of the
Military Order of the Loyal Legion, and during the years 1887
Oread Collegiate Institute
and 1888 served as President of the Board of Trade. Through
the Civil War he was an officer in the Union Army, entering
in October, 1861, as Lieutenant in Battery A. Two years later
he was promoted to the rank of Captain in Battery H.
Mrs. Hazard is a member of the Gaspee Chapter of the
D. A. R., and until last year was one of the visitors of the Lying-
in Hospital. She has served on the Board of the Society for
the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, but most of her chari-
table work has been done on independent lines. Her life has
been spent in Providence, with the exception of trips taken for
pleasure and health and several visits abroad.
Seven children have gladdened their home, four of whom are
living: Lauriston, born November 22, 1866; Jeffrey, born
December 28, 1867; John Hartwell, born May 20, 1869; Mar-
garet Crandall, born April 10, 1872; Marion, born August 3,
1874; Harriet Hall, born August 11, 1877: Anna Rosalind,
born October 8, 1882. Jeffrey, John and Margaret are not liv-
ing. Marion is now Mrs. Leland 1 1. Littlefield of Central Falls.
Her present address is: Mrs. Jeffrey Hazard, 216 Hope St.,
I 'rovidence, R. I.
Hattie S. Horton was born in Calais, Me., in 1845, the
'laughter of John B. and I Iarriet Taft ( Sargent ) I lorton. ( )ne
of her ancestors, Paul Dudley Sargent, born in 1745. was an
intimate friend of Lafayette and helped to plan the Boston Tea
Tarty. I lis wife was a descendant of Governor Joseph Dud-
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ley and Governor John Winthrop. Miss Horton's great-grand-
father on her father's side was a Revolutionary soldier. She
is herself a distant relative of Admiral Dewey.
She was a pupil at the Oread in 1862-63. On September 21,
[892, she was married to Jason P. Brown, an engineer in the
navy during the Civil War, who has now retired from business.
.Mr>. Brown's address is 60 Plymouth Road. Maiden, Mass.
Mary Pierreponte Hoyt. daughter of U. G. Hoyt, a native
of Xorwalk, Conn., who belonged to the old Hoyt family origi-
nating in Stamford. Conn., was born at South Avon. X. Y.
Her mother, whose maiden name
was Emma G. Pierpont, and who
was a relative of J. Pierpont Mor-
gan's mother, died when May was
seven years old.
May attended the Oread in 1862-
03. and then, returning to her home
in Roehester, X. Y.. entered the Liv-
ingstone Park Seminary, a private
school in that city. She graduated
from the >eminary and taught there
for two years. Afterwards she
taught for two years in the public
schools. Part of the next year she spent in Richmond, Va., her
father's home at that time. Of her life since then she writes
as follows : "I regained my health, went back to Rochester, and
was very soon called to Albany to my most intimate friend, who
had le^st her nearest relative under very distressing circum-
stances. I came to be with her for a month, but stayed two
years, when her husband died suddenly, leaving her alone in
the world, and we lived on together eighteen years in a harmony
many sisters would have envied. At the end of that time the
home was broken up. my friend married again, and I came here
1 to the Albany Hospital) at the solicitation of the chief sur-
geon to 'stay a month,' and "be at leisure' if anyone wished to see
the place or ask any questions. I am about completing my sixth
year here and am far from 'being at leisure,' as whatever is
repudiated by anyone else as 'not my business.' I at once make
mine. I have no official name and my position is rather unique.
208 Oread Collegiate Institute
"I have appeared in print only a few times — have two little
hymns in the latest edition of the Church Hymnary, N T os. /$()
Address: Albany Hospital, Albany, N. Y.
Margaret A. Joy, daughter of Nathan A. and Dorothy L.
(Johnson) Joy, was born in Ellsworth, Me., July 8, 1843.
After attending the seminary at Bucksport, Ale., Margaret,
in September, i860, entered the Oread, where she remained one
year. On August 10, 1862, she was married at Ellsworth to
Lieutenant William T. Parker, who was soon promoted to be
Captain, but did not live to see the end of the Civil War. After
Capt. Parker's death Mrs. Parker was graduated from Ohio
Wesleyan Female College at Delaware, Ohio, and afterwards
studied and taught painting, music and drawing.
( )n June 23, 1878, she was again married to Mr. Jesse Camp-
bell, an engineer of Columbus, Ohio. She has been active in
the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, having been an offi-
cer in local and county work for over thirty years, her depart-
ment being jail, prison and evangelical work. As one of a
committee of three she compiled and published an excellent
cook book. She has written and delivered several lectures on
finance, one "Thirty Years Financial Legislation of the United
States Congress," an able article of great length. She has also
spoken much on temperance and equal suffrage.
Address : Mrs. Jesse Campbell, Box 740, Springfield, Ohio.
Annie L. Kemp, daughter of Hiram A. and Mary ( Peaslee)
Kemp of Whitefield, Me., was born in Boston, June 22, 1843.
The founder of the Peaslee family in America came from Eng-
land in 1635. The Kemp family also came from England prior
Annie entered the Oread in September, i860, and left at the
close of the school year in 1862.
She was married February 2y, 1867, to George H. Ray of
Boston, who died January 1, 1879. She has three sons: Henry
G., born in Boston, August 23. [869; Franklin A., born in
Hyde Park, Mass., August 28, 1871 ; Edward W., born in Bos-
ton, January it, 1875. All were educated in the Boston and
Winchester public schools. Edward was married October 11,
[897, and lias a daughter, born ( )ctoBer 9, 1899.
Pupils from 1859-1864
Mrs. Ray's home has been in Winchester since 1882. Her