Old Nashville Female Academy Girls
The old Nashville Academy girls will meet today at the residence of Mrs. W. L. Nichol.In connection with this meeting the followinglist of pupils at the academy in 1823. handed in by a daughter of Mrs. James T. Holman, who as Miss Clementine Horton Boyd, attended the academy at the time, will be found interesting, especially to the older citizens of Nashville.
Lydia C. White, Almanda McNairy, Carnelia S. Dickson, Evelina D. Bell, Frances L. Lanier, Frances E. McCurry, Rhoda B. Love, Eliza Phillips, Malvina C. Grundy, Louisa A. Gibbs, Susannah C. Beck, Susan J. Wendel, Mary A. Eastin, Mary J. Baird, Emeline S. Cantrell, Jane N. Love, Eliza N. Williams, Emila J. Bibb, Rebecca T. Wright, Elizabeth Anderson, Ann C. Hays, Jane E. Caswell, Mary H. Dickinson, Susan P. Trimble, Martha A. Camp, Martha A. Dunn, Lucy H. Sappington, Martha M. Purdy, Sarah J. Lytle, Margaret T. Gordon, Sarah W. Burrus, Mary D. Stothart, Susan E. Snow, Julia M. Lytle, Elizabeth V. Dunham, Sarah H. Dunham, Eliza M. Hume, Matilda C. Wendel, Martha T. Scales, Mary F. Dickson, Sarah F. Brown, Caroline C. Brown, Mary B. McNairy, Frances M. Love, Elizabeth D. Love, Elizabeth V. Harding, Martha J. Shutz, Mary E. Tate, Violet C. Henderson, Caroline C. Hewitt, Malinda D. Clark, Georgiana C. Beck, Sarah G. Love, Sophia Hall, Sophronia J. Boyd, Martha M. Crutcher, Elizabeth S. Cantrell, Hannah E. Johnson, Nancy E. Barrow, Julia Ann Flourney, Clementina Boyd, Maria L. McDaniel, Mary Ann Lewis, Martha Ann Craddock,Ann H. Nicholson, Susan J. Battle, Ann H. Shelby, Caroline W. Allen, Rebecca G. Allen, Susan P. Davis, Martha F. Grundy, Mary Hl. Shelby, Catherine J. Clemm, Eliza J. Tate, Maria M. Clay, Amelia A Clay, Elizabeth Coe, Sarah Coe, Caledonia Gordon, Martha P. H. Williams, Catharine L. White, Minerva A. Eakin, Mary E. Spence, Susannah D. Willis, Sophia M. Dickinson, Leeann Posten, Melinda T. Marshall, Mary R. Dobbs, Eliza Ann Baird, Priscilla E. Shelby, Mary Ann McLemore, Eleanor R. Nichol, Emeline Wooten, Susan P. Smith, Tennessee M. Stump, Ann Spence, Mary Robertson, Eugenia Kingsly, Elizabeth Nichol, Mary Ann Trimble
(Mrs. W. L. Nichol was the former Martha Johns, daughter of John Johns and EvalinaA. B. Hopkins.She married first, J. D. B. DeBow, editor of DeBow’s Review;and her second marriage was to Dr. William Lytle Nichol. recognized as one of the best diagnosticians in the country.Although not listed on the above list, Martha Johns was educated by the noted Southern educator, D. C. Elliott at the Old Nashville Female Academy. This clipping is in the files of the submitter, Margaret Nolen Nichol)