Biography of Miss Carrie Douglass of Stafford, NY





Miss Carrie Douglass, fifth child of Leander and Isabella Douglass, was born in Byron She was educated at Stafford and Le Roy.. Her ability as an artist is of no common order. Her paintings of scenery and fruit are excellent, and for some time she carried on a studio in New York. She studied with Col. P. Staunton, of the Le Roy Art School, and later with Frost Johnson, of New York. She is a niece of A. Hart Norris, and spends most of her winters at Spring Garden, Florida, where she has the management of the Norris Spring Garden silk farm. The father of Miss Douglass died on the Douglass homestead in 1872, and her mother in 1882. Besides attending to the duties of her 100 acre farm, and keeping up her artistic studies, she gives much of her attention to the Episcopal Church, of which she is a member, and attends to the wants of the deserving sick and poor in her section of the town.



FROM:
Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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