Harriet Messinger Scripps Diary
This collection consists of one diary. On the first page of the diary is written: “Hattie J. Messinger, Detroit, Michigan, April 8th, 1861; Nellie W. Scripps, Detroit, Michigan, September 30, 1874.” The diary entries are by Harriet Messinger and begin April 8, 1861, stop on Sept. 15, 1862, the day before her marriage, then continue for Oct. 1 and 2. Two of the pages have newspaper illustrations pasted over them.
- 1861 - 1862
- Scripps, Harriet Messinger (Person)
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Harriet Josephine Messinger was born in Peru, Vt., on 31 December, 1838, daughter of Hiram King and Mary Ann (Warren) Messinger. The family emigrated to Detroit, Michigan in the 1850s. On 16 Sept 1862, she married James Edmund Scripps (1835-1906) in Detroit. They met at a church activity. They had six children: Ellen Warren (1863-1948), Anna Virginia (1866-1953), James Francis (1870-1882), Harriet Mary (1873-1875), Grace Messinger (1878-1971), and William Edmund (1882-1952). She died on March 7, 1933.
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Harriet Josephine Messinger (1838-1933) married James Edmund Scripps (1835-1906) in 1862. They had six children: Ellen Warren (1863-1948), Anna Virginia (1866-1953), James Francis (1870-1882), Harriet Mary (1873-1875), Grace Messinger (1878-1971), and William Edmund (1882-1952). Ellen Warren Scripps married George Gough Booth and together they founded Cranbrook. This collection consists of one diary.
This collection consists of one diary.
Donated by Henry Scripps Booth, 9 December 1985.
Processed by Cheri Y. Gay, 2013.
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