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 ====== Julia Dinsmore ====== ====== Julia Dinsmore ======
-Julia Stockton Dinsmore was born on March 6, [[1833]], to James and Martha Macomb Dinsmore, in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Her father was part-owner of a sugar cane and cotton plantation along Bayou Black. Julia was a child of nine when her [[dinsmore family|family]] moved up the Mississippi and [[ohio river|Ohio Rivers]] to their new home in the [[Belleview]] Bottoms section of [[Boone County]].+Julia Stockton Dinsmore was born on March 6, [[1833]], to [[james_dinsmore|James]] and [[martha_keturah_macomb_dinsmore|Martha Macomb Dinsmore]], in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Her father was part-owner of a sugar cane and cotton plantation along Bayou Black. Julia was a child of nine when her [[dinsmore family|family]] moved up the Mississippi and [[ohio river|Ohio Rivers]] to their new home in the [[Belleview]] Bottoms section of [[Boone County]].
  
 {{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​julia_dinsmore.jpg?​140|Julia Dinsmore}} Julia was the middle of three daughters. The youngest sister, Susan, died in a drowning accident. The oldest, Isabella, married a first cousin, and moved to Minnesota. She died shortly after the birth of their second child. Isabella'​s husband sent the children to the [[farming|farm]] in Kentucky to be raised by their Aunt Julia. Several years later, Julia inherited the farm upon her father'​s death. {{ http://​bcplfusion.bcpl.org/​Repository/​julia_dinsmore.jpg?​140|Julia Dinsmore}} Julia was the middle of three daughters. The youngest sister, Susan, died in a drowning accident. The oldest, Isabella, married a first cousin, and moved to Minnesota. She died shortly after the birth of their second child. Isabella'​s husband sent the children to the [[farming|farm]] in Kentucky to be raised by their Aunt Julia. Several years later, Julia inherited the farm upon her father'​s death.
  
-Well-educated and from a cultured and prosperous family, "Miss Julia" (as she was known) traveled the world and was a published poet.  One of the county'​s most famous [[Women of Boone County|women]],​ she successfully managed the large farm, and raised her two neices on her own.  ​One of the girls, Isabella Greenway -- no doubt inspired by her aunt's example -- became Arizona'​s first congresswoman.+Well-educated and from a cultured and prosperous family, "Miss Julia" (as she was known) traveled the world and was a published poet.  One of the county'​s most famous [[Women of Boone County|women]],​ she successfully managed the large farm, and raised her two neices on her own.  ​The daughter of one of the girls, Isabella Greenway -- no doubt inspired by her great-aunt's example -- became Arizona'​s first congresswoman.
  
 Julia Dinsmore died April 19, 1926 at the age of 93.  She is buried in the family [[cemeteries|cemetery]] on the [[Dinsmore Homestead]]. Julia Dinsmore died April 19, 1926 at the age of 93.  She is buried in the family [[cemeteries|cemetery]] on the [[Dinsmore Homestead]].
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   * [[Dinsmore family]]   * [[Dinsmore family]]
   * [[Dinsmore Homestead]]   * [[Dinsmore Homestead]]
 +  * [[dinsmore_cemetery|Dinsmore Cemetery]]
  
  
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