Margaret Dudley  (I4824)
Surname: Dudley
Given Names: Margaret

Gender: Female Female

Birth: 1885 Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death: 15 April 1968 Nora, Dickenson, Virginia

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 29 November 1884 Brooklyn, New York

Birth 1885 Brooklyn, New York, USA

Marriage 30 May 1912 (Age 27) William Hugh Ferrar Binns -
Universal Identifier 28469DED9EAADA119DA50080C8F88E579272
Death 15 April 1968 (Age 83) Nora, Dickenson, Virginia

Burial 1 May 1968 (16 days after death) Anderson, Tennessee
Cemetery: Oak Ridge Memorial Park

Last Change 30 May 2017 - 07:03:57 - by: binnsadmin


1915 ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION OF THE NEW YORK TRAINING SCHOOL FOR DEACONESSES: Deaconess Margaret D. Binns (1915), United Thank Offering worker, began mission work at Nora, Dickinson County Virginia, in 1913 and has been hard at work there ever since.
1925 US Passport Application: Margaret Dudley Binns, widow born 29 Nov 1884, husband Hugh Ferrar Binns, born England, died Alfred, New York Dec 1912, he immigrated 1898 through Liverpool; resident at Nora, Virginia occupation, missionary traveling from New York to France aboard Conte Verdi
1940 US Census at Nora, Ervinton, Dickenson, Virginia, Margaret D Binns, widowed head age 55, 1935 in same house, dean of missionary church. Also present is Lee Roy Grizzle, adopted son age 18
1968 Find a Grave: A native of Brooklyn, New York and a graduate of Vassar College, she married William Hugh Ferrar Binns May 30, 1912, but he died that same year in Alfred, N.Y. She came to Nora, Virginia in 1915 on the first train to reach the town. She worked for 50 years as deaconess of the small Episcopal Church, St. Stephen's Mission. Her home was a gathering place and recreation center for the children of the town.
She adopted four children, among them two adopted sons, Lee Roy Grizzle and Andrew J. Grizzle.
She selflessly dedicated her work to assist those in the Appalachian region of Southwest Virginia from 1915 to 1968.
She died at age 83 and was buried May 1, 1968.

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Family with William Hugh Ferrar Binns - [View Family (F1739)]
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Marriage: 30 May 1912 --