Laura (Spelman) Rockefeller
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Laura Celestia (Spelman) Rockefeller (1839 - 1915)

Laura Celestia "Cettie" Rockefeller formerly Spelman
Born in Wadsworth, Ohiomap
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Wife of — married 1864 [location unknown]
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Died at age 75 in Pocantico Hills, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2009
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U.S. President Direct Ancestor
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This person is the grandmother of Vice President Nelson Rockefeller. 41st US Vice President


Laura was born in 1835. Her parents, Harvey Buel and Lucy Henry Spelman, were longtime activists in the abolitionist movement. Laura and her husband, John Rockefeller, provided major financing for The Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, and in 1884 the school changed its name to the Spelman Seminary (now Spelman College.) to honor them


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