In 1891 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the America woman’s right campaigner was in England and in April of that year together with her British granddaughter Nora Blatch took a short vacation at Bournemouth. This is her own description of that event.
The Family Connections Blog is one year old today and I thought it might be a good time to review some of the years postings.
On Thursday July 27, 1911, The New York Times reported that Nora Stanton Blatch De Forest was sueing her former husband Dr. Lee De Forest, to ‘Recover Dower Rights in Property She Signed Away’
In an article published on Thursday October 19, 1911 in the New York Times it was reported that Lee De Forest had stated that ’suffrage had unfitted his wife, Nora Stanton Blatch De Forest, as a Mother.
On Friday October 30, 1908 the RMS Lusitania arrived in New York on her regular trip from England. On this occasion however she was decorated with the colors of English Suffragettes with the words “Votes for Women” along her side. This is how the story was reported in the following days New York Times.
The following report of the Chinese Government offering Nora Stanton Blatch a position in the Engineering Corps was first published in the New York Times on April 25, 1906.
William Henry Blatch, husband of Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch, the suffrage leader, died on Monday August 2, 1915 as the result of accidental electrocution. The following account is a transcription of the report which appeared on page 5 of the New York Times the following day, August 3.
The following article regarding the announcement of the engagement of Lee De Forest to Nora Stanton Blatch was first published on Wednesday February 12, 1908, on page 5 of the New York Times