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Eva Gordon (McLean) Favour was born December 3, 1883, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the daughter of James Grant and Anne McLean. She came to Arizona from Montana in 1919. On June 26, 1919, in Los Angeles, California, she married Alpheus Hoyt Favour, who was an Arizona senator.  She was his second wife and became a stepmother to his three young children.

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Margaret Ann Bridget (Donahue) Fitzgerald was born on September 17, 1860 in Phoenicia, Ulster County, New York. She was the daughter of Irish-born parents John Donahue and Bridget (Mahoney) Donahue. On June 4, 1882, she married Patrick James Fitzgerald in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, which was under construction at the time of their marriage. Margaret spent her life as a housewife and mother, giving birth to ten children, eight of whom lived to adulthood.

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Margaret “Maggie” Bell (MacKay) Flinn, born on April 27, 1873, near Wallace, Nova Scotia, Canada, was the daughter of Zebud and Margaret (Ross) MacKay. She married Dr. John W. Flinn in Wallace on March 14, 1894. She came to Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona Territory, with her husband in 1898, and to Prescott, Yavapai County, in January 1902.

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Mary Elizabeth (Francisco) Averyt Flumerfelt was born in Lyons, New York, on November 22, 1872, the daughter of Adelaide (Penover) and George Francisco.  In 1891, she traveled west with the Bashford family and lived at the home of Levi Bashford on South Mount Vernon Street in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. Today, the Bashford House is located on the grounds of Sharlot Hall Museum.

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Clara (Beauchamp) Ford was born in London, England, on September 6, 1849, the daughter of Anne (Foxe) and Frederick Beauchamp. She lived in Australia where an uncle raised her until she joined her brother, Frederick, in San Francisco, California, in the 1870s.  After his death in July 1877, she answered an advertisement placed by General O. B. Wilcox who was seeking a person to help with his invalid daughter and two sons. Thus, she came with the Wilcox household to Fort Whipple, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, in April 1878. 

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Elvezia (Gilardi) Fornara was the youngest of the three daughters of Eliseo and Margherita (Mariani) Gilardi. She was born on June 8, 1910, in a rooming house on the northwest corner of Granite and Gurley Streets in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. She spent her early years in the Prescott area.

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Florida “Flora” Appalonia (Gilardi) Fornara was born April 18, 1908, on a cold, snowy day at Maxton, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, near the Senator Mine. Her mother, Margherita (Mariani) Gilardi, stated that snow was coming through the cracks in the cabin, falling on her chest as she was in labor. Flora’s father Eliseo was working at the Senator Mine.

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Isabelle (Sageman) Shull Forrest was born on September 19, 1864, in Chatham, England, the daughter of Phillip and Elizabeth Ann (Baker) Sageman (aka Woodman). She came to Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, in 1877 with the Callen Party in a wagon train. She went to the log school on Granite Creek and attended school for two years in California.

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Nellie Mae (Beal) Francis, daughter of Martha (Hatfield) and Marvin Beal, was born on December 22, 1865, in Utica, Oneida County, New York. Nellie came to the West with her family. After spending several years in Texas, her father and his brother Frank traveled to the frontier railroad town of Flagstaff, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, where the two brothers built a saloon and restaurant.

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Elizabeth “Lily” Fremont was the eldest child of Jessie (Benton) and John Charles Fremont. Lily was born in Washington, D.C., on November 15, 1842, in the home of her grandfather, Thomas Hart Benton. Her father had returned only days before her birth from his first successful expedition in the West.

In 1852, facing a trip to Europe with her two children Lily and John (April 19, 1851), Mrs. Fremont admitted, "I already lean on Lily. She isn't a child; she's a protectorate."

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