Elizabeth Sewall Alcott

Elizabeth Sewall Alcott

Elizabeth Sewall "Lizzie" Alcott (June 24, 1835 – March 14, 1858) is the real-life model for the fictional character Beth March in Little Women, a novel written by her sister Louisa May Alcott. She was the third daughter of Amos Bronson Alcott and Abigail May Alcott.

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... She was born Elizabeth Peabody Alcott on June 24, 1835 in honor of her father's teaching assistant Elizabeth Palmer Peabody ... By age three, her mother changed her name to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott, after her own mother ... novel, Little Women (1868), Louisa May Alcott represented her sister as Elizabeth ...

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