Born: January 4, 1835, Whitney, Addison County, Vermont.
Died: September 2, 1913.
Buried: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois. American president Abraham Lincoln lies nearby.
Lucy was the wife of Shadrach Washington.
She graduated from the Clover Street Seminary, Rochester, New York, in 1856.
Many of her poems and hymns were published in a volume titled Echoes of Song.
In addition to hymn writing, she was a lecturer and organizer for the Iowa Women’s Christian Temperance Union in the 1880s.
If you know Washington’s place of death, would you ?