Mary Elliott Flanery

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Project Name:
Kentucky Woman Suffrage

Name of Historic Site:
Ashland Cemetery

Event(s)/Use associated with woman/group/site:
Burial place of Mary Elliott Flanery

County:
Boyd

Town/City:
Ashland

Zip Code:
41101
 

Associated Organization:
Ashland Cemetery
Geographic Location: 
Your Affiliation: 
Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

Additional Comments:

Flanery (1867-1933) was the first woman to serve in the Kentucky House of Representatives and also a supporter a woman suffrage. She was a native of Elliott County, but lived across the Appalachian region of Kentucky, in places including Pikeville and Catlettsburg.


Reference source of Information:
Flanery family papers, 1883-1972, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center, Lexington. https://nyx.uky.edu/fa/findingaid/?id=xt7j3t9d5g8x