1820–1905

Introduction

Born: March 16, 1820, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: No­vem­ber 25, 1905, Chel­sea, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Wood­lawn Ce­me­te­ry, Ev­er­ett, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Mary was the daugh­ter of Dan­i­el Free­man Pep­per and Bet­sey Burke, and wife of Ell­is Ush­er Kid­der.

She was blind­ed as a teen­ag­er, but for­tu­nate­ly for hymn lov­ers, had her sight re­stored af­ter a few years.

She be­longed to the Me­thod­ist Epis­co­pal Church, and lived 46 years in New York Ci­ty.

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Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Kid­der (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?