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Munger, Mary Erskine Heilman (1884-1967)

Munger, Mary Erskine Heilman (1884-1967)
Historical Note
Rosanna May Munger was born on March 16, 1866 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, the daughter of Rev. Theodore Thornton Munger (1830-1910) and Elizabeth Kinsman Duncan (1842-1886). Rosanna (called "Rose" or "Rosa") was diagnosed in 1870 with a serioius spinal disease. As she grew up, Rosanna would help her father with his literary work.