Barbara Hillary, the first African American woman to reach both poles, has died.

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She passed away at 88. She needs to be connected to the tree now.

She was born to Viola Jones Hillary. She had a sister, Dorothy, and her father died when Barbara was a year old.
WikiTree profile: Barbara Hillary
in Genealogy Help by Liz Marshall G2G6 Mach 8 (82.1k points)

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Wow.  Reaching the North Pole at age 75 and the South Pole at 79!!
by Michelle Enke G2G6 Pilot (232k points)
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I've added what little family I could find other than possibly her sister. There's really not very good records that I could find surrounding the family at the moment, so maybe these profiles will help someone zero in on better information.
by Scott Fulkerson G2G6 Pilot (947k points)

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