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Norah (Clough) Hartzell was born April 1, 1878, at Point of Rocks in the Granite Dells area located just outside of Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, on land known as the Bianconi Ranch. She was the daughter of Mary (Alexander) and Alfred Clough. Norah had a brother, Frank, who died December 20. 1892, one week short of his eighteenth birthday. The Weekly Arizona Journal Miner, dated September 21, 1904, carried an item reporting, “Miss Nora Clough, daughter of A. S. Clough, of Point of Rocks returned last Friday from a three months’ trip in the east…traveling during her absence a distance of 6,000 miles.”  She attended the School of Home Economics in Boston, where she was enumerated in the 1910 federal census.

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Cora May (Merrell) Hatch was the second child of  Charles William and Mary Francis (Adams) Merrell born in Brigham City, Apache County, Arizona Territory, on February 8, 1881, at two o’clock in the morning.  Brigham City was a settlement of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) or Mormons.

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Irene (Rogers) Hatch was born on June 13, 1906, in Lehi (now Mesa), Maricopa County, Arizona Territory, the daughter of Myra (Sanders) and Isaac H. Rogers.  She graduated from Mesa Union High School in 1925.

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Emma Marie (Stewart) Elliott Hazard was born June 9, 1892, in Paola, Miami County, Kansas, the daughter of Annie Marie (Bradbury) and Ivy Vandervort Stewart. In 1893 her parents brought her to Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona Territory. Emma attended Kyrene and Tempe elementary schools and graduated in 1912 from Tempe Normal School. She often went by her middle name Marie.

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Anna Margaret (Criley) Hazeltine was born November 2, 1870, in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio.  She was the daughter of Martha “Mattie” Jane (Yeaman) and Dr. John Michael Criley, a pioneer physician in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. In 1898, Dr. Criley had an office on Cortez Street in Prescott.

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Dora Virginia (Rosenblatt) Heap, daughter of Dora Cordelia (Leach) and Paul G. Rosenblatt, was born in Prescott on October 16, 1906. She attended Lincoln and Washington Elementary Schools and graduated from Prescott High School in 1924, where she was active in dramatics and in athletics, as captain of the girls’ basketball team. The class prophecy in the 1924 high school yearbook reads, “Dora Rosenblatt has become one of the best revivalists of the time. She has done more, perhaps, than anyone else to abolish dancing, smoking, card playing and cosmetics in Arizona.”

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Helen Mary (Wells) Heap was born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, on October 19, 1871.  Helen was the daughter of Rosalind (Banghart) and Judge Edmund W. Wells of Del Rio Ranch. She attended local schools, Mills College in Oakland, California, and then the Boston Conservatory of Music in Massachusetts.

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Esther Lee (Cherry) Henderson was born to Jessie Lee and Norval Cherry on March 16, 1910, in Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. In 1917, her father bought the JDK Ranch and moved the family to Cherry Creek. She started school in the new schoolhouse in Cherry, Arizona. Her family lived in Camp Verde, Bumble Bee, Mayer and Clemenceau during her school years, and she graduated from Clarkdale High School in 1928.

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Anna Maria (Bartlett) Mott Henry was born on December 31, 1861, in Christchurch, Hampshire, England.  She was the daughter of Mary Anne (Footner) and Alfred James Bartlett (1845-1886). In 1885, she married Robert Innes Mott, a poet, in Christchurch. They came to California, where he died less than a year after their marriage. On April 3, 1893, she married George Samuel Henry, a builder and contractor in Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.

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Florence May (Wilson) Herndon was born on May 10, 1852, to Charles Francis and Louisa Elizabeth Wilson in Mount Vernon, Missouri. She graduated from Central College in Fayette, Missouri. In Pierce City, Missouri, on December 29, 1875, this "lady of gracious presence and high domestic virtues" was married to John Clark Herndon (1849 -1906), an attorney and partner of J. J. Hawkins and T. J. Norris.

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