Memories of a Black lay midwife from Northern Neck Virginia

  • 47 Pages
  • 0.10 MB
  • English
Tucker Publications , Lisle, Ill
Smith, Claudine Curry, 1918-, African American midwives -- Virginia -- Northern Neck -- Biogr


Virginia, Northern

StatementClaudine Curry Smith ; in collaboration with M.H.B. Roberson.
ContributionsRoberson, Mildred Hopkins Baker.
LC ClassificationsRG950 .S65 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 47 l. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1438899M
ISBN 100923950052
LC Control Number93061307

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This book contains references to marriages in Virginia’s Northern Neck extracted from a variety of records. Robert Headley’s Married Well and Often lists some 7, marriages that took place in Lancaster, Northumberland, Old Rappahannock, Richmond, and Westmoreland counties or are referenced in their records.

Headley started with marriage license bonds for Northumberland County.

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Robert K. Headley’s remarkable collection refers to no fewer t persons with Virginia’s Northern Neck connections during the first quarter of the 19th-century. Since Mr. Headley here concerned himself with the records associated with someone’s death, the overwhelming number of testators, family members, and others mentioned in the name index at the back of the volume will.

Northern Neck of Virginia Genealogy Group has members. This site is about the history of, and genealogy of families in, Virginia's Northern Neck and. History. In the winter ofCaptain John Smith traveled up the Rappahannock River as a prisoner of the Powhatans and became the first European known to have visited the Northern Neck.

The first county in the Northern Neck area was Northumberland, formed in from the Native-American region known as mberland was soon found to be too large to govern, and.

Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol. I 1 Foreword By: Robert O. Norris Jr. 7 History of Northumberland County By: Lillian Anderson Hatton Metcalfe and Edna Snow Hudnall 19 Old "Mantua" By: Lucy Brown Beale 23 Courthouses of Lancaster County: By: Elizabeth Combs Peirce 36 Resolution Opposing the Stamp Act 39 Formation of Rappahannock County.

1 Molly Dougherty, “Southern Lay Midwives as Ritual Specialists,” in Women in Ritual and Symbolic Roles, ed. Judich Hoch-Smith and Anita Spring (New York: Plenum Press, ), The passage is from an oral interview conducted by the author with a lay midwife in northern Florida.

Virginia Midwives Alliance was, until aknown as the Commonwealth Midwives Alliance. The following is an account of VMA (and CMA) history as recollected by one of its founding members: “ To the best of my recollection, CMA was started in about. These are the memories of the Virginia where I vacationed as I child, in the southern reaches of the Northern Neck.

I am reminded of them every time I return from my home in Florida to visit my parents in the small town of White Stone in Lancaster County, where they retired from the hustle of the Washington, D.C., Beltway some 15 years ago.

First Settlers of the Northern Neck of Virginia. In the late s many leaders of Maryland's Civil War fled south across the Potomac River to settle on the Northern Neck of the Colony of Virginia.

As Ingle's Rebellion demonstrated, these men had an overwhelming desire for individual freedom, ownership of the land they worked and self-government. Many do not know that the art of midwifery owes much of its affluence to black midwives. Midwifery was primarily a tradition amongst black women.

Black lay midwives have played an important part in the health of the black family. They have been an important aspect especially during the times of slavery. A [edit | edit source] [Aldridge] Falck, Marjorie Kathleen and Beedie Allred of Carter Co., n, Tex.: M.K.A.

Falck, FHL Film Item 11 [Allerton] Greenwood, Isaac J. "Allertons of New England and Virginia," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol.

44 (Jul. ) Digital version at Internet Archive - free. Meet Traditional Midwifery of Northern Virginia, PLLC. Tammi and Lori are traditional midwives using modern technology - as taught to them by Tammi's 10yo dd. The second memoir, My Bag Was Always Packed: The Life and Times of a Virginia Midwife, published inappears to be a significantly updated revision of Memories of a Black Lay Midwife from Northern Neck Virginia, first published by a different press in Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Claudine Curry Smith books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. These manuals focussed largely on the qualities of a ‘good’ midwife, similar to that described in the introduction to this paper and were mainly written by non-midwives.

One notable exception is the book referred to earlier, Jane Sharp’s ‘The Midwives Book of the Whole Art of Midwifery Discovered’ which was written in by a. Tammi practices as Northern Virginia Midwifery, Katy as Life Streams Eternal, and Edna can be reached at [email protected] They all practice the Midwives Model of Care and are honored to help you have a healthy pregnancy and to attend your birth.

Create a. Members of the medical community and lay people fre- quently confuse the nurse-midwife of the present with the lay midwife of the early 20th century.

Thus, as late asless than 1% of all births in the United States were attended by nurse-midwives and non-nurse- midwives. 37 During the past decade, however, the time-honored profession of. Starting at the turn of the century, most African American midwives in the South were gradually excluded from reproductive health care.

Gertrude Fraser shows how physicians, public health personnel, and state legislators mounted a campaign ostensibly to improve maternal and Reviews: 3. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

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Claudine Curry Smith. lay midwife: Community midwife, independent midwife Obstetrics A midwife who may have had little formal training or recognized professional education in midwifery, who learned by accompanying doctors or midwives attending home births; LMs became active in the counterculture movement of the s and are the main attendants at home births.

See. This is a wonderful book about an amazing woman. It fit my needs exactly. I am writing a personal history based on my grandmother who was a lay midwife in the Boston Mountains, of northwest Arkansas during the exact same time period as this book is written about.

I was only nine when she died, but I've heard all the stories, all my Reviews: Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. The committee of both Houses of the legislature, to whom was referred the report of a former committee, made on the twentieth day of May, A.D.respecting the transactions of the Hallowell and Augusta Banks [sic], have attended to the duties assigned them; and referring to that report, as.

Writers Guild of Virginia. 86 likes. The Writers Guild of Virginia is a (c)(3) non-profit group. Like the guilds of old, our mission is to nurture writers of all abilities, in all stages of their. VIRGINIA LIVING 76 OCTOBER Lay of the Land A QUICK HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN NECK.

Roughly 1½ hours from Richmond and Norfolk and just over three from D.C., the Northern Neck is a Virginia apart. The state’s northernmost peninsula, it’s cut through with multiple creeks at its tip and is bordered to the north by the.

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Midwives attended approximately half of all births inbut less than 15 percent by By the early s most practicing midwives were black or poor-white granny midwives working in the south.

Where midwifery declined, the incidence of mother and infant deaths from childbearing or birth injuries generally increased.I serve Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Yorktown, Suffolk and more - just ask!

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