Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by Pejepscot Historical Society

Description

Three generations of Skolfield women in Brunswick are, from left, Alice Whittier, Martha Skolfield, Eugenie Skolfield Whittier, Charlotte Whittier (on Eugenie's lap) and Isabel Whittier.

Martha was the wife of Captain Alfred Skolfield, part of a prominent maritime family in Brunswick. Eugenie was their daughter. The three girls were Eugenie and Frank Whittier's daughters.

Alice became the first woman pediatrician in Maine. Isabel became a professor of British History in New York. Charlotte died at a young age in an accident.

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About This Item

  • Title: Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Brunswick
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Skolfield-Whittier House Collection
  • Collection: Skolfield-Whittier Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Pejepscot Historical Society
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606
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