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Encyclopedia > Cornelia Meigs

Cornelia Meigs (December 6, 18841973) was an American author and educator. She was born in Rock Island, Illinois, and graduated from Bryn Mawr College. She is best known for Invincible Louisa, a biogrrapher of author Louisa May Alcott, which won a Newbery Medal in 1934.[1] December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Rock Island is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Bryn Mawr is also the name of an official neighborhood of the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women, which she wrote in 1868. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Meigs (Meiggs) Family History and Genealogy (1054 words)
Jabez Meigs (#241) was born on December 11, 1786, the eighth child of Ebenezer Meigs (#110) of Rochester, MA.
Emily Stanfield Meigs (#370) was born on October 25, 1808, the daughter of Timothy (#197) and Elizabeth (Holt) Meigs.
Dr. John Meigs (#485) of the Province of Quebec, Canada, was born on February 16, 1810, to Heman (#259) and Lydia (Hunt) Meigs.
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