His house was vandalized, attacked by both swords and hatchets, and all his property destroyed. Find sources: · · · · · · · · · A fact from this article was featured on Wikipedia's in the section on , , , , , , , and. Laura: A Portrait of Laura Secord. Her first book of non-fiction was published by Mika Publishing, Belleville, in 1989. Series Title: Responsibility: Peggy Dymond Leavey. It sounds not only dubious but also ridiculous.
Laura lived a very long time, dying at the age of 93. Archived from on 3 March 2016. The Wikipedia convention is to include all titles on the first line, even if not commonly used in practice. Secord that as soon as possible she should have the key. I am not sure what others see but every time i see this coding I have to side scroll because of the odd format in the works cited section.
It was during this time that she overheard the American plan to ambush British troops at Beaver Dams. Laura Secord Monument in After discovering a newspaper clipping of the events, early feminist began a lifelong interest in Secord's life. Well, Ingersoll isn't her middle name, and we shouldn't include that either. Belleville: Mika Publishing, 1989 Anthologies Hill Spirits. The story of Laura Secord has taken on mythic overtones in Canada. This may cause confusion for younger people. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.
The inscription on her grave marker reads: To perpetuate the name and fame of Laura Secord, who walked alone nearly 20 miles by a circuitous difficult and perilous route, through woods and swamps and over miry roads to warn a British outpost at DeCew's Falls of an intended attack and thereby enabled Lt. Men of military age were sent as prisoners to the U. To date she has published nine novels for children. At the time of the American Revolution, Loyalist members of the family their surname to Secord. FitzGibbon on 24 June 1813, with fewer than 50 men of the H.
Given her place in Canadian history and the otherwise lack of official recognition she received in her lifetime 100 pounds notwithstanding , some sort of title seems appropriate. It will need to be added in the next few days to allow time for discussion before the anniversary, but I thought it was worth posting here first as some tweaks will be needed. Though she lacked training, for a short time Laura Secord ran a small school out of the home in an effort to support herself. Feeling cheated, in 1805 he moved the family to , close to York present-day , where he successfully ran an inn until his 1812 death following a stroke. In what way is this a title or an official post-nominal? His is the only line of Secords that survived into the 21st century. This story may have been a later embellishment and may have originated with her grandson, James B.
In her lifetime the government never formally recognized her singular feat of bravery, and much controversy still envelopes her legacy. Laura Secord is now famous for her singular feat of bravery during the War of 1812, but did she warn the British and help defeat the American invaders as her legend says? Born Emma Augusta Harvey, Mrs. Thomas remarried the following year to Mercy Smith, widow of Josiah Smith, on 26 May 1785. Laura Secord, A Story of Courage. Elizabeth Ingersoll died 20 February 1784.
The Mason Library replaced it and was built on the site. Toronto: Dundurn, 2012 Mary Pickford. The records of Great Barrington for the year 1776 list Thomas Ingersoll as the town constable and tax collector. The Society for History Education. She tracked down information from Laura's relatives as far away as Great Barrington, and published a biographical account in 1900 called The Story of Laura Secord. Historian noted that she never stated clearly how she learned of the impending attack.
Not only that but the are no bullets to separate each book. Toronto: Dundurn, 2015 Laura Secord. The sources in the article report the 23rd. Peggy has enjoyed writing all her life. The couple had an additional four girls and three boys. Governor-General denied a 27 February 1841 petition which she sent, seeking to have her son to take over James's customs position.
Maybe you could write a short article for it. Honours bestowed on her include schools and named after her, as well as monuments, a museum, a memorial stamp, and a statue at the in. Personally, I suspect that Decou is the proper spelling and is a victim of Anglicisation into Decew. A helpful resource, although it might have been easier to read in chart form and it is by no means exhaustive. The family stayed in Queenston until a log cabin was completed on the settlement in 1796.
Is there any confusion as to where she was taken? The chain's first location opened on and Elm streets in Toronto. The Secords' eldest daughter Mary wedded a doctor, William Trumball, on 18 April 1816. Meeting Between Laura Secord and Lieutenant James FitzGibbon, June 1813. When the Woman's Literary Club was formed in St. Thomas Ingersoll's old home on Main Street in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Laura Secord's birthplace, was used as the town's Free Library from 1896 until 1913. Through an outstanding act of perseverance and courage in 1813, Laura walked an astonishing 30 kilometers from her home to a British outpost to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon. When the Dymond family finally settled in the Trenton area she finished her schooling, married and raised a family.